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- Hotel pickup Available
- Free Cancellation
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- Duration: 4 Hrs
Departure Time :
Departure Details :
Your centrally located Amman hotel
Return Details :
Tour returns to original point of departure
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.
OverviewExplore ancient ruins and top regional attractions in central Jordan with ease on this private half-day tour to Madaba and Mount Nebo from Amman. Visit Saint Georges Church in Madaba, home to beautiful Byzantine mosaics depicting the Holy Land and Jordan. Enjoy panoramic views over the Jordan Valley to Jericho and Jerusalem from Mount Nebo with your guide. Explore the ruins of a Byzantine church that once stood on the hilltop, and gain insight into biblical legend for which this ancient corner of the world is famous.
- Private guide for a more personalized experience
- All entrance fees included
- Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
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After roughly an hour, arrive in Madaba and head inside St Georges Church with a local guide. This 19th-century Greek Orthodox basilica is home to the famous Madaba Mosaic Map, a 6th-century AD floor mosaic that depicts the ancient Holy Land and Jordan. Gaze at this masterpiece and its richly detailed renderings of Jerusalem, Jericho, the Dead sea and other biblical sites as your guide explains how it was unearthed in 1897.
Having admired the mosaic, drive to Mt Nebo, the hill where, according to the bible, Moses was not only granted a view of the Promised Land but also died. Take in the stunning views from the summit that extend over the Jordan Valley, and on a clear day, can stretch as far as Jericho and Jerusalem.
Meet up with a local guide and go inside the excavated remains of the Byzantine church that once graced the hilltop. Here, archaeologists have uncovered a series of floor mosaics dating from between the 4th and 6th century AD. Marvel at these intricate artworks with their still-vivid illustrations of peacocks, soldiers, horses and hunters, as your guide shares facts about their creation and discovery.
After your visit, return to your vehicle and make the drive back to Amman. Your tour ends with a drop-off at your Amman hotel.
Hotel pick up and drop off
Private Transfer by air-conditioned vehicle according number of participants
Local English-Speaking Guide at Madaba Saint George Church and Mount Nebo
Entry/Admission - Mount Nebo
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
Anything else not mentioned
Confirmation will be received at time of booking
For clients holding Jordan Pass, the corresponding entrance fees to be returned directly in destination.
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.
This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
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