Bookings have to be made at least 72 hours in advance.
Day 1: Amman Airport - Amman Hotel
Upon arrival to Queen Alia Airport Amman you will be
welcomed with a signage after you passed through the
customs. Transfer to the hotel in Amman for overnight.
Day 2: Amman Hotel - Umm Qais - Jerash - Ajloun
Castle - Amman Hotel (B)
Early morning we drive two hours from Amman to Gadara (Umm
Qais), which belonged to the famous decapolis, a union of 10 cities, founded by
Alexander the Great. Here you have an overwhelming view over the north Jordan
Valley, the Golan Heights and the Sea of Galilee. We leave to Jerash, the best
example of a Roman provincial city in the whole Middle East. Visit Oval Plaza,
Roman colonnaded street, the Nymphaeum and the Temple of Artemis. Next stop is
Ajloun the great 12th century Islamic castle built around 1184/85 by the famous
Islamic leader Salah al-Din. Overnight Amman hotel.
Day 3: Amman Hotel - 3 Desert Castles - Amman City Tour
- Amman Hotel (B)
Today starts our tour to the Desert Castles in eastern
Jordan. We visit the UNESCO World Heritage Site Amra Castle with its zodiac dome
and the early examples of Omayyad fresco paintings. Moreover you view the
fortress-like mysterious Qasr Kharanah and the black basalt Roman/Medieval
Islamic fort at Azraq. Back
in Amman we discover the historical places in downtown. The Citadel hill with
remains from the Roman to the early Islamic period, like the Umayyad Palace,
enjoying views over hilly Amman and the Roman Theatre. We stroll via the Souq,
where you get an idea of everyday life, and Jabal Amman with its distinctive
early 20th century architecture. Overnight Amman hotel.