Full-Day Private Ancient And Modern Amman Tour

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 6 Hrs
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    9:00 AM Hotel pickups commence approximately 30 - 60 minutes prior to this timeTimes are subject to change due to local traffic conditions.
  • Departure Details :
    Hotel in Amman
  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point
  • Cancellation Policy :
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.

Overview

See the highlights of ancient and modern Amman on this private 6-hour city tour. Traveling by private, air-conditioned vehicle with an informative private driver. See top Amman attractions including the stunning King abdullah mosque, visit the ruins and Archaeological Museum of the hilltop Citadel, the Roman Amphitheater with its Museum of Popular Traditions, and the Rainbow street in Jabal Amman Quarter. This tour includes the visit of Jordan Museum that explores Jordan history and The royal automobile museum to marble on an impressive car collection. Discover the many different faces of Jordans capital, from its dusty classical ruins to vibrant markets and the upscale Abdali boulevard and other malls of the modern city to admire the chic houses and malls of the Abdoun and Swefieh areas. End the tour with free time for shopping as per your request.

Highlights

  • Step back in time on a history tour
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • Exclusive to Viator
  • Perfect introduction for first-time visitors

Know More about this tour

Begin your 6-hour private tour with a morning pick up from your central Amman hotel. Meet your informative private driver who doubles as your guide, and start out on your explorations of the Jordanian capitals highlights. As you travel, hear about the history of this fascinating city, whose past stretches back to 3500 B.C. or before. Hear about the citys days under the Roman Empire, and how it was occupied by the Nabataeans and Byzantines. View one of Ammans star attractions, the King abdullah mosque, famous for its blue mosaic dome, and the nearby Coptic Church. Next, make your way to Amman citadel, the hilltop collection of antiquities that looms over the city with a private local guide. Explore the timeworn Roman, Byzantine and early Islamic relics, and pay a visit to the Citadels Archaeological Museum to inspect its collections of ancient artifacts discovered at sites from across Jordan. Then, continue to the Roman Amphitheater, a magnificent hillside structure believed to have been built in the 2nd century. Admire the symmetry and scale of the theater as your guide explains how it was built as part of the Roman city of Philadelphia, and could accommodate up to 6,000 spectators. Continue to visit the Museum of Popular Traditions to see the exhibition of traditional dress and jewelry. Pass the Raghadan Palace, the burial place of the late King Hussein, and ride around the downtown area for free time at its vibrant markets, traditional mosques, and churches. Then, stroll along Rainbow street, Ammans colorful arts and shopping hot spot, passing the Jordan River Foundation and residence of King Talal. Delve into the upscale neighborhoods of Abdoun and Swefieh, where luxury shopping malls and swanky private villas line the streets.

After your classic city tour include the visit of The jordan museum marking Jordans history. Then proceed to visit the vintage, Hashemite Royalty private collection cars at The royal automobile museum, located in the leafy gardens of King Hussein Park, home of the Late King Hussein beautiful grand elegant Mosque.  The museum showcases a rare collection of Jordan's vehicles ranging from King Hussein bin Ali's cars that came to Amman in 1916 to modern sports cars. Please note that Tuesdays both museums are closed. Your 6-hour tour ends back at your hotel. Alternatively, ask for a drop off at one of the malls on your tour like Galleria or Taj mall or at Abdali boulevard, a stylish new enclave of designer shops regarded as Ammans up-and-coming downtown area for free shopping time at leisure.

Inclusions

Hotel pick up and drop off

Private Transfer by air-conditioned vehicle according number of participants

English-Speaking Driver

Local English-Speaking Guide at Amman Citadel

Entry/Admission - Roman Amphitheater

Entry/Admission - The Citadel

Entry/Admission - Royal Automobile Museum

Entry/Admission - The Jordan Museum

Entry/Admission - King Abdullah Mosque

Exclusions

Local guide where not mentioned

Food and drinks

Infant meals

Entrance fees to additional sites

Any other service not mentioned

Free-time for shopping

Cover dress at the Mosque 5 USD per person

Gratuities

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

For clients holding Jordan Pass, the corresponding entrance fees to be returned directly in destination.

Pick up and drop off from Amman Queen Alia International Airport available by request for lay over day tour.

Local SIM cards and Wi-Fi are available upon request and can be subject to a small additional charge approximately: 20 USD. (Prices subject to change by the communication company).

Tours with lunch: Most local tourist restaurants in Jordan are non-alcoholic.