Bethany Baptism Jordan River Site And Al-Salt City Visit From Amman

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
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  • Lowest Price Guaranteed
  • Duration: 8 Hrs
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    09:00 AM Hotel pickups commence approximately 30 - 60 minutes prior to this timeTimes are subject to change due to local traffic conditions.
  • Departure Details :
    Traveler pickup is offered
  • Return Details :
    Tour returns to your Amman hotel
  • Cancellation Policy :
    This activity is non-refundable Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.

Overview

Visit the Baptism site on the Jordan River where Jesus Christ was believed to be baptized, as well as the Harmony Trail of the city of Al-Salt on this 8-hour private tour from Amman. This private tour ensures personalized attention from your dedicated guide and a flexible itinerary as you visit sites such as the Al -Khader Orthodox Church, the Great Mosque, and Al-Ein Plaza. Entrance fees and round-trip transportation from local hotels is provided.

Highlights

  • Get inside tips from a local
  • Soak up the atmosphere on a walking tour
  • Step back in time on a history tour
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Small group ensures personal service

Know More about this tour

Meet your driver at your Amman hotel, and travel by private, leisure air-conditioned vehicle to the River Jordan. On route, soak in views of Jordans barren landscapes, and pull up at Bethany Beyond the Jordan River, known as El-Maghtas in Arabic, the site on the eastern bank of the river where its believed Jesus was baptized by John the Baptist. Meet up with a local guide, and take a tour of the riverbanks and key excavated ruins,learning how the sitewas sanctifiedas the place of Jesus baptism by the Vatican and a visit by Pope John Paul II in 2000. Drink in the powerful sense of spirituality, and see the remnants of Roman and Byzantine churches, caves, wells, and baptismal pools. As you walk, listen as your guide explains why archaeologists believe that it was here that John the Baptist lived, preached, and performed baptisms. Hear more about this famous Christian pilgrimage spot and how it is held holy in all three major religions - Christianity, Judaism, and Islam for being the believed site of the Prophet Elijahs ascension to heaven. Afterward, reconvene with your driver and return to Amman, where your tour ends with a hotel drop-off. Please note: theBethany in this trip should not be confused with Bethany in Jerusalem, where it's believed that Mary Magdalene lived and Lazarus rose from the dead.

Depart for the city of Al-Salt, where your guide will lead you on a walking tour of the Harmony Trail. Visit Jordan first ancient capitals highlights such as Al-Khader Orthodox Church, the Great Mosque, the English Evangelical Hospital Complex, Al-Ein Plaza, and theDormition of the Virgin Mary Orthodox Church. Learn how the lives of local residents who follow both Christian and Muslim faiths are intertwined. After you walking tour, you'll have some free time to explore on your own before returning toAmman for your hotel drop off.

Inclusions

Hotel pick up and drop off

Private Transfer by air-conditioned leisure new vehicle according number of participants

English-Speaking Driver

Entrance Fees to the mentioned sites: Baptism Site at Jordan River and Al - Salt Harmony Trail

Local English-Speaking Guide for classic visit of Baptism Site and Al - Salt Harmony Trail

Lunch at local restaurant in Amman; if option selected

On board WI-FI

Entry/Admission - The Baptism Site Of Jesus Christ

Exclusions

All type of meals, unless option with lunch selected (Vegetarian meal by request)

All type of beverages

All type of gratuities (Tips to the Driver) Recommended

Personal Expenses

Anything else not mentioned

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Confirmation will be received at the time of booking.

Airport Pick-up and Drop-off by request.

Order of visits may change for day tours with more than one visit as long as all sites completed.

Contact your local operator (phone number, emergency mobile number, or email address) a day before to reconfirm pick-up arrangements provided in your voucher.

Not wheelchair accessible

Infant seats available

Clients are advised to bring hats, sun screen, and comfortable walking shoes.

Mobile SIM cards including internet bundle are available with assistance of our team upon request and can be subject to a small additional charge approximately: 15 USD. (Prices subject to change by the communication company).

Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level.

Most local tourist restaurants in Jordan do not serve alcohol, if you do not want a dry restaurant please contact us.

Most travelers can participate

This experience requires good weather. If its canceled due to poor weather, youll be offered a different date or a full refund

This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

Face masks required for travelers in public areas

Face masks required for guides in public areas

Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff

Social distancing enforced throughout experience

Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized

Guides required to regularly wash hands

Regular temperature checks for staff

Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival

Entry Regulations to Jordan:No quarantine,Negative valid PCR test 72hours prior arrival,Vaccine Certificate,PCR test upon arrival if needed 28JOD/40USD per person for above 5years,cost directly thru a link.Airlines responsible to ensure requirements are met prior boarding.Updates by Health Ministry.

Traveler Reviews

  • 05-Dec-2022

    La recensione prevede due chiavi di lettura : se si considera 'aspetto mistico del luogo ( sito dove la bibbia dice sia stato Battezzato Gesu' Cristo ) merita 5 pallini ; se si prende invece in esame le cose visitabili l'escursione in se e' abbastanza deludente. Infatti la visita prevede solo la presunta fonte battesimale , la tomba di Giovanni Battista ( presunta) il fiume Giordano ( qui ormai ridotto a un rigagnolo ) e la vista solo dal fuori di qualche chiesa ( tutte le correnti cristiane hanno qui eretto una loro chiesa).

  • 12-Oct-2022

    Ta tid, läs på. Vandra i stillhet och ta in naturen, historien, vyerna. En fantastisk plats. Amfiteatern bredvid Lutherska kyrkan är en fin plats att avsluta med, sitta och se solen gå ner över bergen där man vid klart väder ser både Jerusalem och Betlehem.