Private Tour To Jerash Ajloun And Pella From Dead Sea - Amman

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Duration: 9 Hrs
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    08:00 AM Hotel pickups commence approximately 30 - 60 minutes prior to this timeTimes 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

Discover ancient civilizations from the Roman Empire and the Islamic era on this private day tour to Jerash and Ajloun from Dead Sea. Follow your private guide through the streets of Jerash Greco Roman city, widely considered among the best-preserved of all the worlds ancient Roman cities. Admire plazas, temples, theaters, and colonnaded avenues once abuzz with life under Roman rule. With your private guide to lead the way, choose your route to see the attractions of most interest. Continue to the 12th-century Islamic Castle of Ajloun. Proceed to visit Pella, where ancient relics intermingle with Roman monuments. Your tour includes private leisure transportation, hotel pick up and drop off with entrance fees if option Jordan Pass is not selected.

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Begin your private tour with a pick-up from your Dead Sea hotel, and travel by comfortable, air-conditioned vehicle to Jerash with your own private English-Speaking Driver who doubles up as your guide.
Wander among the original temples, theaters, plazas, paths and colonnaded streets, all enclosed within the remaining city walls. Within the city walls have been found the remains of settlements dating from the Bronze Age, the Iron Age, the Hellenistic, Roman, Byzantine, Umayyad, and Abbasid periods; indicating human occupation at this location for more than 2,500 years. A local English-Speaking Guide will be included for your classic 2 hours visit of this Roman Decapolis City of Jerash. This ancient city was one of the most prosperous in the Roman Empire, and was covered by sand for centuries until its remnants were discovered in 1806. Head through the ancient city gate and walk around the well-preserved ruins as your guide tells you tales about the city in its heyday. See its arches, theaters, and elegant colonnaded street. Snap photos of the stunning Oval Plaza, the Temples of Zeus and Artemis, as well as the intriguing egg-shaped public square framed by standing columns.
Having explored here, continue to the 12th-century Castle of Ajloun, built in the time of Saladin to defend against Crusader armies. Head inside this semi-intact hilltop fortress, roam the rambling corridors and staircases. See the murder holes used by the invaders, and admire the stunning views over the lush hills of the Jordan Valley from the towers.
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. Then, reconvene with your vehicle and relax on your long ride back to Dead Sea where your trip ends with a hotel drop off.Pella is a village in North West of Jordan, its located to the East of Al Masharih town; the city was constructed in the Hellenistic Era in the time of Alexander the Great. The first literary reference to the city is from the 19th century BC when it is mentioned in Egyptian texts as Pihilum, or Pehel. It was a flourishing trade center, with links with Syria and Cyprus as well as Egypt. On the division of Alexander's Empire, its name was later Hellenized to Pella, in honor of Alexander's birthplace.

Itinerary:


Begin your private tour with a pick-up from your Dead Sea hotel, and travel by comfortable, air-conditioned vehicle to Jerash with your own private English-Speaking Driver who doubles up as your guide.
Wander among the original temples, theaters, plazas, paths and colonnaded streets, all enclosed within the remaining city walls. Within the city walls have been found the remains of settlements dating from the Bronze Age, the Iron Age, the Hellenistic, Roman, Byzantine, Umayyad, and Abbasid periods; indicating human occupation at this location for more than 2,500 years. A local English-Speaking Guide will be included for your classic 2 hours visit of this Roman Decapolis City of Jerash. This ancient city was one of the most prosperous in the Roman Empire, and was covered by sand for centuries until its remnants were discovered in 1806. Head through the ancient city gate and walk around the well-preserved ruins as your guide tells you tales about the city in its heyday. See its arches, theaters, and elegant colonnaded street. Snap photos of the stunning Oval Plaza, the Temples of Zeus and Artemis, as well as the intriguing egg-shaped public square framed by standing columns.
Having explored here, continue to the 12th-century Castle of Ajloun, built in the time of Saladin to defend against Crusader armies. Head inside this semi-intact hilltop fortress, roam the rambling corridors and staircases. See the murder holes used by the invaders, and admire the stunning views over the lush hills of the Jordan Valley from the towers.
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. Then, reconvene with your vehicle and relax on your long ride back to Dead Sea where your trip ends with a hotel drop off. Pella is a village in North West of Jordan, its located to the East of Al Masharih town; the city was constructed in the Hellenistic Era in the time of Alexander the Great. The first literary reference to the city is from the 19th century BC when it is mentioned in Egyptian texts as Pihilum, or Pehel. It was a flourishing trade center, with links with Syria and Cyprus as well as Egypt. On the division of Alexander's Empire, its name was later Hellenized to Pella, in honor of Alexander's birthplace.

Inclusions

  • Local English-Speaking Guide for the classic visit of Jerash(Spanish-French by request-availability)
  • English-Speaking Driver
  • On board WI-FI
  • Private Transfer by air-conditioned leisure new vehicle according number of participants
  • Hotel pick up and drop off
  • Entrance fees to Jerash Roman Ruins, Ajloun Castle, and Pella; if option Jordan Pass not selected

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

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.

For Jordan Pass holders that purchased tour activity with entrance fees, please inform us to reimburse the entrance fees in destination.

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).

Most local tourist restaurants in Jordan do not serve alcohol, if you do not want a dry restaurant please contact us.

For Arab and G.C.C. nationals, please book Jordan Pass option; visits without entrance fees included, as reduced entrance fees apply. It is better for Arab and G.C.C. passport holders to pay directly in destination their entrance fees.