Private Half Day Tour To Madaba And Mount Nebo From Dead Sea

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Tour Information

Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Duration: 6 Hrs
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    09:00 AM Hotel pickups commence prior to this time, you must contact the local service provider to verify your exact pickup time.Times are subject to change due to local traffic conditions.
  • Return Details :
    • Your local contact is Zaid Tours and Travel on + 962 6 4622197. • Zaid Tours and Travel opening hours are between 09:00 and 17:00 hours, Saturday to Thursday except Friday the weekend and bank h.. read more
  • Cancellation Policy :
    This activity is non-refundable Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.

Overview

Explore ancient ruins and top regional attractions in central Jordan with ease on this private half-day tour to Madaba and Mount Nebo from Dead Sea. Visit Saint Georges Church in Madaba, home to beautiful Byzantine mosaics depicting the Holy Land and Jordan, besides other mosaics at Madabas Archeological Park; as well as visit Saint John Church with its Bell Tower. Enjoy panoramic views over the Jordan Valley to Jericho and Jerusalem from Mount Nebo. Explore the ruins of a Byzantine Franciscan Church that once stood on the hilltop, and gain insight into biblical legend for which this ancient corner of the world is famous.

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Start your tour with a pick up from your Dead Sea hotel. Relax into your private, air-conditioned vehicle with your knowledgeable English-Speaking Driver who doubles up as your guide, and travel south to Madaba, known for its exquisite Byzantine mosaics.
Arrive in Madaba and head inside Saint Georges Church with a local guide. This 19th-century Greek Orthodox Basilica is home to the famous Madaba Mosaic Map, a 6th-century A.D. 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 as well as other biblical sites as your guide explains how it was unearthed in 1897 A.D.
Proceed to the open-air museum known as the Archaeological Park, which houses a collection of ruins and mosaics like the Church of Virgin Mary, and other floor house mosaics.
Visit the historic Catholic Church of Saint John the Baptist, with its beautiful Bell Tower for a breath-taking view of Madaba. Visit its underground museum memorial of Saint John the Baptist. Having admired the mosaics and exploring this unique city side allies and markets,
drive to Mount Nebo, the hill where, according to the bible, was Moses last stop granting a view of the Holy Land. 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 A.D. Marvel at these intricate artworks with their still-vivid illustrations of peacocks, soldiers, horses, and hunters. After your visit of this marvelous Franciscan Monastery of Mount Nebo,
you may visit Mount Nebo La Storia Museum (entrance at your own expense). You will take an exciting journey through history to experience Jordans religious, historical, and cultural heritage. Visit the museum with largest mosaic portrait. Free time to explore a mosaic handicraft center, if you wish. Return to your vehicle and make the drive back to Dead Sea Your tour ends with a drop-off at your Dead Sea hotel.

Itinerary:


Start your tour with a pick up from your Dead Sea hotel. Relax into your private, air-conditioned vehicle with your knowledgeable English-Speaking Driver who doubles up as your guide, and travel south to Madaba, known for its exquisite Byzantine mosaics.
Arrive in Madaba and head inside Saint George’s Church with a local guide. This 19th-century Greek Orthodox Basilica is home to the famous Madaba Mosaic Map, a 6th-century A.D. 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 as well as other biblical sites as your guide explains how it was unearthed in 1897 A.D.
Proceed to the open-air museum known as the Archaeological Park, which houses a collection of ruins and mosaics like the Church of Virgin Mary, and other floor house mosaics.
Visit the historic Catholic Church of Saint John the Baptist, with its beautiful Bell Tower for a breath-taking view of Madaba. Visit its underground museum memorial of Saint John the Baptist. Having admired the mosaics and exploring this unique city side allies and markets,
drive to Mount Nebo, the hill where, according to the bible, was Moses last stop granting a view of the Holy Land. 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 A.D. Marvel at these intricate artworks with their still-vivid illustrations of peacocks, soldiers, horses, and hunters. After your visit of this marvelous Franciscan Monastery of Mount Nebo,
you may visit Mount Nebo La Storia Museum (entrance at your own expense). You will take an exciting journey through history to experience Jordan’s religious, historical, and cultural heritage. Visit the museum with largest mosaic portrait. Free time to explore a mosaic handicraft center, if you wish. Return to your vehicle and make the drive back to Dead Sea Your tour ends with a drop-off at your Dead Sea hotel.

Inclusions

  • Hotel pick-up and drop -off
  • Local English-Speaking Guide at Madaba Saint George Church
  • English-speaking driver
  • On board WI-FI
  • Entrance Fees to Madaba Saint George Church, Archaeological Park, Saint John Church,and Mount Nebo
  • Private Transfer by air-conditioned leisure new vehicle according number of participants

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

Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller

Specialized infant seats are available

Suitable for all physical fitness levels

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.

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

Tour activity is provided in English. For other languages (Spanish, Portuguese, French, and German) by request.

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.