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Madaba and Amman City Tour

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    What to Expect
    Your half day tour starts at 10.00am from your hotel lobby or agreed upon location in Amman. Be picked up by your friendly and professional driver in an air conditioned vehicle and be driven to Madaba. Madaba is known as the City of Mosaics and first mentioned in the Bible at the time of 1200 BC. It is renowned for its Umayyad and Byzantine mosaics. Your 40 minute drive from Amman will be to the famous St. George Latin Church with the most admire piece of the 6th-century map of the Holy Land in the Basilica, which contains more than 2 million pieces of stone. You will have plenty of time to take photos, meditate, pray, and browse in the church.

    After the visit to the St. George Church your will meet your driver at the entrance and take a short drive to the summit of Mount Nebo  where Moses stood and saw the Promised Land but did not enter and embrace the beautiful views over the Dead Sea. Here, a church marks the Holy grounds thought to be the burial site of Moses and the Serpentine Cross which symbolizes the Crucifixion of Jesus Christ.  

    Once you have finished from Mt. Nebo and the church grounds, your driver will be waiting at the bottom of the hill to take you to the original Mosaic Factory where you will have the opportunity to get a first-hand look of authentic Mosaic making in a large showroom of hand crafted olive woods and other Jordanian handicrafts.  Shopping is optional and at your leisure. 

    Hungry along the way? Just ask your driver and he will be happy to stop for a snack.  After your half day visit to the City of Mosaic, your driver will take you back to Amman around 14.00 or 15.00.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Hotels in Amman
    Departure Time
    10:00 AM
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • Fuel surcharge
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Round-trip private transfer
    • Mosaic Factory visit
    • Entry/Admission - Madaba Mosaic Map
    • Entry/Admission - Mount Nebo
    • Entry/Admission - The Church of Saint George
    • Gratuity
    • Souvenirs
    • Food
    • Drinks
    • Local guide--optional for hire at the sites.
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Infant seats available
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Local guides are available for an additional fee paid at the site.
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


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    By: Destination Jordan
    Christian A
    8 days of everything Jordan.
    I spent 8 amazing days in Jordan with the help of Destination Jordan, Mona and our wonderful guide and driver. Our
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    Toronto, Canada
    Queen Alia airport
    So clean all service were very good staff so friendly, beautiful airport, kind people, perfect gates, free wifi
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    I was unprepared for the beauty and variety of Jordan with its antiquities, outdoor activities and spectacular
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    Angel M.Ciric
    Doha, Qatar
    cold airport
    beautiful airport but so cold if you have a long transit better to have something to cover up.however it's a
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    Calming experience, best massage (and I am an avid spa goer!)
    We recently did a group visit to the Vitalia Spa for scrubs and massages. The staff are amazing - truly talented.
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    Great experience at Vitalia Spa!
    It was an all around great experience at Vitalia Spa, highly recommended! From the moment we arrived, the staff
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    Santiago R
    3 day Private tour of Jerash, Mt Nebo, Amman, Petra, Wadi Rum, Dead Sea
    The service provided during our stay was amazing. Amin, our driver was highly thoughtful and always ready to meet
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    Sydney, Australia
    Awesome 3 day private tour of Amman, Jerash, Mt Nebo, Dead Sea, Petra & Wadi Rum. Spectacular!!!
    What a fabulous time in Jordan! Thank you Mona for your attention and coordination of our trip. It was just
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    Jordan is wonderful, Wadi Rum is beautiful and Abdullah is the perfect guide.
    Rum was the best surprise of the trip. The desert is beautiful, peaceful, mysterious. And Abdullah was the
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