Private Tour: Lowest Location On Earth And Baptism Site Of Jesus From Amman

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 9 Hrs
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    9:00 AM
  • Departure Details :
    Your Amman hotel
  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point, or other arrangements can be made, inform your driver
  • 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

Visit the place of Jesus baptism and the Dead sea on a private full-day tour from Amman. Follow in the steps of Popes at Bethany Beyond the Jordan, the site on the River Jordan where its believed John the Baptist anointed Jesus. Then, visit the Dead Sea, enjoying the therapeutic benefits of the lowest point on Earth and floating in the salt-rich waters. Private round-trip transfers, hotel pickup and drop-off, and entrance fees included.

Highlights

Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city

Step back in time on a history tour

Family friendly

All entrance fees included

Free hotel pickup and drop-off included

Know More about this tour

Your friendly driver will be at the lobby of your Amman hotel at 9am for pickup with a transfer in an AC private, climate-controlled vehicle with your driver. Be sure to bring your bathing suit, towel, sun hat, and sunscreen.

Then, journey to the east bank of the Jordan River and UNESCO-listed Bethany Beyond the Jordan, the place where its believed Jesus was baptized by John the Baptist.

On arrival, your driver will assist to arrange your entrance to the Baptism Site. Then, head inside and choose to ride the shuttle or walk to the baptism site. See the different areas, including the locationof Jesus baptism, remnants of Roman and Byzantine churches, and other points of interest. Your driver will be waiting at the entrance, the tour is usually a 1.5 hour experience. A local guide is available for hire.

Afterward, continue to the Dead Sea. Sitting 1,312 feet (400 meters) below sea level, this salt lake stands at the lowest point on Earth, and boasts salt-rich waters that make floating easy.The unique climactic conditions here are also known to be beneficial, revitalizing and rejuvenating the body.

Head to a resort hotel with the Dead Seas largest private beach, and enjoy free time to float, sunbathe, swim in the freshwater pools, and have a meal (own expense) at the hotel restaurants.

Finally, rejoin your driver and return to Amman, where a late afternoon hotel drop-off concludes your tour.

Inclusions

Hotel pickup and drop-off

Round-trip transport by private air-conditioned vehicle

Walking tour at Bethany Beyond Jordan

Fuel surcharge

Towel services

Exclusions

Food and drinks

Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)

Souvenir, available at both the Baptism Site and Dead Sea Hotel

Gratuities

Swimsuits, Sun Hat, and Sun Screen

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

A current valid passport is required on the day of travel

Not recommended for travelers with back problems

Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level

Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults

Children must be accompanied by an adult

The duration of transfers are approximate, the exact duration will depend on the time of day and traffic conditions

A current valid passport is required on the day of travel

Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately

Infant seats are available on request if advised at time of booking for a nominal fee

Traveler Reviews

  • 27-Dec-2017

    Interesting place to visit. I now saw the area from both countries. I question some of the information, especially since I visited both sides.