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  1. Jordan
  2. Amman
  3. Mount Nebo

Madaba, Mount Nebo & Amman Bethany Private Day Trip

Product ID: 209016
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Escape bustling Amman for the day and see three of Jordan’s most important religious and historical sites on a private 8-hour trip.
About this activity
Duration 7 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation

Pickup included

Your hotel in Amman
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Escape bustling Amman for the day on a day trip of Madaba
  • See 3 of Jordan’s most important religious and historical sites
  • Soak up Jordan's incredible scenery
Full description
After hotel pick-up, head to Madaba, the city of mosaics. Arrive at Saint George’s Church, the 19th-century basilica, home to the Madaba Mosaic Map, an intricate floor mosaic of the Holy Land believed to have been created in the 6th-century A.D. Continue to Mount Nebo, where Moses is believed to have gazed out over the Promised Land. Absorb the sweeping views over the Dead Sea and Jordan Valley, then visit the Byzantine Church to see its fabled mosaics. 

Continue on to the Bethany Beyond the Jordan River, where it is believed Jesus was baptized by John the Baptist. Meet your guide and take a tour of key excavated ruins, learning how the site was sanctified as the place of Jesus’ baptism by the Vatican in 2000. See the remnants of Roman and Byzantine churches, caves, wells, and baptismal pools. Listen as your guide explains why archaeologists believe that it was here that John the Baptist lived, preached, and performed baptisms. Afterward, return to Amman, where your tour ends with a hotel drop-off. 
Includes
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Private transfer by air-conditioned vehicle
  • English-speaking driver
  • Entrance fees to the mentioned sites
  • Local English-speaking guide at Madaba, Mount Nebo, and Bethany
What’s Not Included
  • Meals (unless lunch option is selected)
  • Beverages
  • Gratuities
  • Personal expenses

Prepare for the activity

Important information
Know before you go
• Confirmation will be received at the time of booking
• For clients holding a Jordan Pass, the corresponding entrance fees to be returned directly to the destination
• Pick-up and drop-off from Amman Queen Alia International Airport available by request for layover day tours
• Local SIM cards and Wi-Fi are available upon request and can be subject to a small additional charge of approximately $20
• Please note that most local tourist restaurants in Jordan are non-alcoholic
• Please note: the Bethany in this trip should not be confused with Bethany in Jerusalem, where it's believed that Mary Magdalene lived and Lazarus rose from the dead
Organized by

Zaid Tours and Travel

Product ID: 209016