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- Duration: 5 Hrs
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Departure Details :
Your centrally-located Amman hotel
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.
OverviewWitness two of Jordans historical treasures on this half-day private tour from Amman. Traveling in a private vehicle, the tour takes you to St Georges Church in Madaba, home of the celebrated Madaba Map, an exquisite floor mosaic showing the ancient Holy Land and Jordan. Then, visit Mt Nebo, where Moses reputedly saw the Promised Land. Absorb the panoramic views and visit the excavated hilltop church to see its breathtaking age-old mosaics. This private tour ensures you enjoy the full attention of your driver and local guides at both sites.
- All entrance fees included
- Free drinks 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.
Transport by private, air-conditioned vehicle
Hotel pickup and drop-off
Entry/Admission - The Church of Saint George
Food and drinks
Local Guide at sites
Confirmation will be received at time of booking
Pricing is per vehicle
A maximum of 3 people per booking
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