One Day Tour of Ajlun and Jerash (Depart Amman)
The Ajlun Castle was first built in 1184 AD to repel the Crusaders' threats on north Jordan. It originally had four tours but was later expanded in 1215 AD by adding a new tower and a bridge. Today, the castle is a splendid sight with a fascinating warren of towers, chambers, galleries and staircases to explore, while its hilltop position offers stunning views of the Jordan Valley.
Jerash is a close second to Petra and features prominently on the list of favorite destinations in Jordan. Dating back more than 6,500 years, the city is a fine example of the grand formal provincial Roman urbanism found throughout the world. It comprises paved and colonnaded streets, soaring hilltop temples, theatres, public squares and plazas, baths, fountains and city walls pierced by towers and gates. The city's architecture, religion and languages reflect a true example of how two powerful cultures, the Graeco Roman and the Araba Orient, coexisted.
The tour itinerary is as follows:
- Pick up at 8 am and transfer to Ajlun
- Visit the Ajlun Castle
- Transfer to Jerash and visit the Ruins of the Graeco Roman city
- Return to hotel in Amman at 4 pm
The tour cost is inclusive of:
- Transportation by car with English speaking driver
- Entrance fee to Ajloun and Jerash
- Local guide at Jerash (for two hours)
The cost of the tour does not include: meals, drinks, International airfare and travel insurance, tips, Individual visa to Jordan (Obtainable upon arrival for most, but not all nationalities - US$30 per person as of January 1st, 2011), personal expenses and anything not mentioned above.
Book for more than 20 people, contact us directly
The pick up is from Amman. Participants are requested to mention the point of pick up when making the bookings.