Private Tour: Full-Day Umm Qais And Pella Day Trip From Amman

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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 :
    Hotels 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

Experience two of Jordans top archaeological sites on this private day trip to Umm Qais and Pella from Amman. Visit Umm Qais, a scenic hillside site strewn with the well-preserved ruins of the Greco-Roman city of Gadara. Then, explore Pella, home to the relics of another Roman city, and other, eons-old settlements. A local guide at Umm Qais, all entrance fees, and private round-trip transportation is included.

Highlights

  • Step back in time on a history tour
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • Soak up the atmosphere on a walking tour

Know More about this tour

Meet your private driver at your central Amman hotel and board your comfortable, air-conditioned vehicle. Then, start out on your full-day trip to Umm Qais, home to the ruins of ancient Romes Decapolis cities a group of 10 situated on the frontiers of the Roman Empire in the Middle East. First, venture northward through Jordans green landscapes to the village of Umm Qais, overlooking the ruins of another Roman Decapolis city known as Gadara. Soak up the views from here over the Sea of Galilee and Golan Heights to explore the Greco-Roman ruins, including the amphitheater, crumbled mausoleum, basilica terrace, as well as other theaters and treasures. Then, visit the towns museum to admire some of the precious artifacts recovered from the site, including mosaics and marble statues.

 

Next, drive to Pella, the remains of a Hellenistic city, and earlier and later settlements. First mentioned as Pihilum or Pehel by the Egyptians in the 19th century B.C. Pella prospered when the Romans arrived, building temples, theaters, and baths. See the antiquities, some dating back more than 8,000 years. Journey back to Amman where your trip concludes with a hotel drop off. 

Inclusions

Hotel pick up and drop off

Private transfer by air-conditioned vehicle according number of participants

English-Speaking Driver

Local English-Speaking guide for classic visit of Umm Qais

Entry/Admission - Pella

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

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.