Full-Day Private Jerash and Ajloun Castle Tour with Pickup

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Rewind to ancient and medieval Jordan on this private Jerash and Ajloun Castle day trip from Amman with English speaking driver. After a journey north, stop to visit Jerash, one of the world’s best-preserved Roman cities. Admire the colonnaded Oval Plaza, temples, plazas, and monuments; and then continue to Ajloun Castle to explore the fortress, built in 1184 by Saladin’s forces. Air-conditioned transport and hotel pickup and drop-off are included, with optional local guiding at the sites at own expense. Full-day private trip to Jerash and Ajloun Castle from Amman Travel north to Jerash, sometimes called the ‘Pompeii of Asia' Stroll around the Roman ruins to see the Oval Plaza, Temple of Artemis, and more Visit 12th-century Ajloun Castle, built by Saladin's army to defend against the Crusaders Admire the medieval Islamic architecture and views of the Jordan Valley Explore the sites independently or choose to hire local guides at own expense.

Itinerary Details

Operated by: Retaj Car Rental & Limo Services

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Stop At: Jerash Ruins

Depart from Amman in an air-conditioned vehicle and English speaking driver. Wander among the original temples, theaters, plazas, paths, and colonnaded streets; all enclosed within the remaining city walls. Within the city walls have been found the remains of settlements dating from the Bronze Age, the Iron Age, the Hellenistic, Roman, Byzantine, Umayyad and Abbasid periods, indicating human occupation at this location for more than 2,500 years

Duration: 1 hour

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Jerash’s superb colonnaded cardo maximus is straight in the way that only a Roman road can be. This is one of Jerash’s great highlights, and the walk along its entire 800m length from North Gate to the forum is well worth the effort. Built in the 1st century AD and complete with manholes to underground drainage, the street still bears the hallmarks of the city’s principal thoroughfare, with the ruts worn by thousands of chariots scored into the original flagstones.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Temple of Artemis

he Temple of Artemis at Gerasa is a Roman peripteral temple in Jerash, Jordan. The temple was built in the middle of the highest of the two terraces of the sanctuary, in the core of the ancient city. The temple is one of the most remarkable monuments left in the ancient city of Gerasa and throughout the Roman East.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Oval Plaza

visit of this Roman Decapolis City of Jerash. This ancient city was one of the most prosperous in the Roman Empire, and was covered by sand for centuries until its remnants were discovered in 1806 A.D. See its arches, theaters, and elegant colonnaded street. Snap photos of the stunning Oval Plaza, the Temples of Zeus and Artemis, as well as the intriguing egg-shaped public square framed by standing columns. After this amazing walking tour, return to Amman where your experience finishes with a drop-off at your hotel.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Ajlun Castle (Qala'at ar-Rabad)

The marvels of nature and the genius of medieval Arab military architecture have given northern Jordan two of the most important ecological and historical attractions in the Middle East: the sprawling pine forests of the Ajlun-Dibbine area, and the towering Ayyubid castle at Ajlun, which helped to defeat the Crusaders eight centuries ago. Locals often take advantage of the green landscapes of Ajlun to take a break from city life and connect with nature. This tour includes round-trip transportation with hotel pickup and drop-off from Amman City.

Duration: 3 hour
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