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  1. Jordan
  2. Amman
  3. Amman Citadel

Full Day Private Ancient and Modern Tour of Amman

Product ID: 208893
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See the highlights of ancient and modern Amman on this private 6-hour city tour. Traveling by private, air-conditioned vehicle with an informative private driver.
About this activity
Duration 4 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation

Pickup included

amman hotel
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

Select participants and date:

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Experience

Highlights
  • Visit the ruins and Archaeological Museum of the hilltop Citadel, the Roman Amphitheater with its Museum of Popular Traditions, and the Rainbow Street
  • Discover the many different faces of Jordan’s capital, from its dusty classical ruins to vibrant markets and the upscale Abdali Boulevard and other ma
  • Learn about the rich history of this ancient city
Full description
Begin your 6-hour private tour with a morning pick up from your central Amman hotel. Meet your informative private driver who doubles as your guide, and start your exploration of the Jordanian capital’s highlights. As you travel, hear about the history of this fascinating city, whose past stretches back to 3500 B.C. or before. Hear about the city’s days under the Roman Empire, and how it was occupied by the Nabataeans and Byzantines. View one of Amman’s star attractions, the King Abdullah Mosque, famous for its blue mosaic dome, and the nearby Coptic Church.

Next, make your way to Amman Citadel, the hilltop collection of antiquities that looms over the city with a private local guide. Explore the timeworn Roman, Byzantine and early Islamic relics, and pay a visit to the Citadel’s Archaeological Museum to inspect its collections of ancient artifacts discovered at sites from across Jordan. Then, continue to the Roman Amphitheater, a magnificent hillside structure believed to have been built in the 2nd century. Continue to visit the Museum of Popular Traditions to see the exhibition of traditional dress and jewelry. Pass the “Raghadan Palace”, the burial place of the late King Hussein, and enjoy free time downtown at vibrant markets, traditional mosques, and churches. Then, stroll along Rainbow Street, Amman’s colorful arts and shopping hot spot, passing the Jordan River Foundation and residence of King Talal. Delve into the upscale neighborhoods of “Abdoun” and “Swefieh”, where luxury shopping malls and swanky private villas line the streets.

After your classic city tour visit of the Jordan Museum marking Jordan’s history. Then proceed to visit the vintage, Hashemite Royalty private collection cars at the Royal Automobile Museum, located in the leafy gardens of King Hussein Park, home of the Late King Hussein beautiful grand elegant Mosque. The museum showcases a rare collection of Jordan's vehicles ranging from King Hussein bin Ali's cars that came to Amman in 1916 to modern sports cars. Your 6-hour tour ends back at your hotel or alternatively, ask for a drop off at one of the malls on your tour. 

Includes
  • Hotel pick up and drop off
  • Private Transfer by air-conditioned vehicle according to the number of participants
  • English-speaking driver
  • Entrance fees to King Hussein Mosque, Amman Citadel and the Archeological Museum, The Roman Theater and the Popular Traditional Museum
  • Entrance to Jordan Museum, and Royal Automobile Museum at King Hussein Park
  • Local English-speaking Guide at Amman Citadel
What’s Not Included
  • All type of meals, unless option with lunch selected (Vegetarian meal by request)
  • Beverages
  • Gratuities
  • Personal Expenses

Prepare for the activity

Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Snacks
  • Drinks
Know before you go
• Confirmation will be received at the time of booking
• For clients holding Jordan Pass, the corresponding entrance fees to be returned directly
• Pick up and drop off from Amman Queen Alia International Airport available by request for a layover day tour
• Tours with lunch: Most local tourist restaurants in Jordan are non-alcoholic
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Organized by

Zaid Tours and Travel

Product ID: 208893