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Pompeii Of The East

Start from Amman
Excellent
Duration

08 Hours

Cancellation

Up to 14 days

Group Size

6 people

Languages

English, Other

Highlights

  • Jerash : “Gerasa” is indisputably the most complete and best-preserved Greco-Roman city in the Middle East.
  • Amman: Jordanian capital with the Ancient hilltop citadel, fascinating Archaeological Museum and bustling souqs.

What you will do

Itenirary
Pickup

Pickup from your central hotel, settle into your private, air-conditioned vehicle with your private driver, who doubles as your guide on your journey.

Itenirary
Visit Jerash

We start driving to the north to Jerash, the well preserved city of the Roman Empire, often called Pompeii of the East. Initially built by Alexander the Great, the town started to prosper after the Roman conquest, and was one of the Decapolis cities in northern Jordan. visit Hadrian's Arch, built in 130 AD to honor the visit of Emperor Hadrian. Pass the Hippodrome offering space for 15,000 spectators, the impressing Forum, continue to the Temple of Artemis, which columns are 12 meters high and each drum weights 20-40 tons. Other highlights are the Colonnaded Street and the Nymphaeum.

Itenirary
Visit Amman

Back to Amman where we visit the Citadel with remains from the Roman to the early Islamic period. Then we have a round in the Archaeological Museum. Visit the Roman Theatre from 2nd century with 6000 seats and time to stroll through Jabal Amman, one of the oldest parts of Amman.

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End the Journey

After completing your joyful tour, we would like to bid you farewell by our driver or representative to your hotel or residence.

Included / Not Included

  • Pick up and drop off from hotel.
  • Private Transfer by air-conditioned leisure vehicle, according number of participants with experienced assisting.
  • Dedicated English-Speaking Driver.
  • On board WI-FI.
  • Spot Local English-Speaking guide at the major sites visited.
  • All entrance fees to the sites and museums which listed in itinerary.
  • 1 small mineral water per person.
  • All Service charges & local taxes.
  • Support team available 24/7.
  • Any kind of Meals, drinks or beverages.
  • All type of gratuities (Tips to the Driver, and Guide) – Highly Recommended.
  • Personal Expenses.
  • Anything else not mentioned.
  • Pick up and drop off from/to Airport available by request for lay over day tour.
  • Travel Insurance. Highly recommended.
  • Government licensed English speaking professional tour guides. is available upon your request.

Bulk discount (by Amount)

Bulk discount adult
# Discount group From adult To adult Value
1 Group 5 adult 5 6 20$
2 Group 7 adult 7 9 25$

Overview

Activity Name

Pompeii Of The East

Price and Availability

  • This rates valid for the accommodated visitor: visitor who stays at least one night in Jordan.
  • Supplement for the non-accommodated visitor 55$ per person.
  • Minimum number of travelers must be (2 adults) to confirm the booking with these rates.
  • Solo Traveller available upon request. please check “Extras” field.
  • Prices above are per person in USD ($).
  • Private Transfer by air-conditioned leisure vehicle with WIFI, according number of participants with experienced assisting, dedicated English-Speaking Driver.
  • Rates are based on standard vehicle type.
  • Confirmation will be received at the time of booking, unless booked within 3 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability.
  • The duration of transfers is approximate, as the exact duration will depend on the time of day and traffic conditions.
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What to bring?

  • Comfortable shoes.
  • Sunscreen.
  • Sunhat or head dress.
  • Sunglasses.
  • Lightweight, loose-fitting clothing.
  • Water flask.
  • Your medicine if you use.
  • Your camera & Memory data.
  • Passport or ID card.

Accessibility can use

  • Wheelchair accessible. (your own).
  • Stroller accessible infant. (your own).
  • Infant seats available. (upon request).
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible.

Additional Information

  • Tour activity is provided in English. For other languages (Spanish, French, German, and Portuguese) by request.
  • For more information or to make a booking, please send an  . or you can contact us from your page account access.

Want a Tailor-Made trip instead?

You can design your own package and service with a short visit to our Tailor-Made page.

Looking for a group booking?

Deals, savings and exclusive private touring options available plus if you need a different date or itinerary change we can create a custom trip.  Contact us for more details or visit Activities Tailor-Made page.

Maps & Locations

Cancellation Policy

  • Please review the cancellation policy mentioned in the terms and conditions page carefully.
  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 6 days before the experience’s start time.
  • We will charge a cancellation fee of 50% if booking is cancelled 3-5days before the event
  • If you cancel less than 72 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 72 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s Amman local time.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

Terms and Conditions

  • All terms apply to this package and can be identified by visiting the terms and conditions page.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is there a Supplement for Solo Travelers?

Yes, Please check tour extra filed.

What sort of transport do you use in Jordan?

Depending on the group size, you'll be travelling in an air-conditioned vehicle such as Economy/Sedan cars or mini van "European & Asian brands" (depending on group size).

Can I travel with my friend in Jordan?

yes. You can travel with your friend.

Do I need Travel Insurance?

We recommend the purchase of adequate travel insurance for all overseas travel. It is currently a prerequisite to have medical travel insurance.

Are kids welcome?

Kids are welcome, Map Tours has several Family Trips, However, trips tend to be active so make sure to check if the activities are appropriate for small children. Overland tours require that travellers be 18 or older.

What are the opening and closing hours for tourist sites?

Most sites open from 08:00 until 17:00 during summertime and from 08:00 until 16:00 during wintertime, noting that these sites close earlier during Ramadan. On the other hand, Petra is open all year long from 6:00 till 18:00. "Museums close on Tuesdays". for more information please see the link Jordan Attractions Opening Hours.

How much shall I tip?

Tipping "gratuities" is not obligatory, but the people who are working in the tourism sector depend on tips as a major part of their income. Therefore, tipping is considered customary and widely expected in Jordan, while The amount depends on the situation. For example, In the restaurants, it is good to give 10% tip directly to the waiter even when there is service charge added to the bill as the service tax does not go to the waiters.

Customer Reviews

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David Joseph
06/20/2024

Highly recommend!

This was a terrific tour - excellent, Not to be missed ,helpful driver, very knowledgeable tour guides at Umm Qais and Jerash! Highly recommend!
Luca Aiden
06/20/2024

Interesting history

Good driver and guide in Jerash was excellent. We loved Jerash. So much interesting history. Other 2 sites also worth while, What a great day! It is a lot within 1 day but very doable and worthwhile as you the places you visit are amazing. Jerash is a must see when in Jordan and the ruins of Umm Qais are very unique.
John Hudson
06/20/2024

Incredible experience

An authentic experience at its best! Our tour guide picked up punctually from our hotel. Having studied Middle-Eastern history, he gave us lots of useful information along our way on the three main sites visited. The visits were exceptional and all three sites are a must if one is to visit Jordan. We also stopped to eat in an amazing restaurant in Jerash every thing was an amazing, day exploring the ruins from the Roman and Umayyad times in northern Jordan - thank you for such an incredible experience we ha d with map travel tour & tourism with the great staff.
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Robert tailer
06/20/2024

Amazing

Jerash is amazing - truly spectacular. Ajilun castle has a truly impressive location. Umm Qais is a hidden surprise which allows views into Syria, Lebanon, the Golan Heights and Israel.
Issa Tim and family
06/17/2024

I highly recommend this tour

this a great experience. The driver was waiting for me on time, gave me some history of where I was going, and took me straight to the castle and Jerash. I did both as a self guided tour as the signs made it easy to follow. Afterwards we went to a local restaurant and had a great lunch before returning to Amman. I highly recommend this tour.
Rabee and family Haderson
06/17/2024

A phenomenal experience Amman & Jerash

A phenomenal experience I would recommend to anyone looking for a delicious and immersive Amman adventure and Jerash. We started at the citadel and were given an insightful overview of the dynamic social and political forces that have shaped modern Amman and Jordan. We sampled some local sweets, including sugar cane juice, as we wandered about the lively, bustling downtown area. Decadent hummus and falafel at a renowned Amman eatery was followed by a trip to Kanafeh stand bursting with locals. We finished the day with a trip to Rainbow street where we imbibed a refreshing lemon mint drink and shawarma. Our guide was fantastic, knowledgeable, and extremely helpful we highly recommended, If you come to Amman, do this tour!
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Jahova group
06/16/2024

We had an amazing experience

We had an amazing experience on vistting Jerash “Gerasa” iwhich is the most complete and best preserved Graeco-Roman city in the middle east then back to Amman. This tour was the perfect way to see the highlights of Amman and try some amazing local food all in one day. Perfect for your first day in Amman. Our first stop was the Citadel setting us up with an excellent guide for a tour. After the Citadel, we visited the Roman Theatre and the King Abdullah Mosque. After a few hours of sightseeing, we then embarked on the food tour portion of the trip. We ate amazing food from falafel to shawarma to sugar cane juice and left the tour extremely full and satisfied. We highly recommend this tour for anyone who wants to see the highlights of Amman with a great guide in 1 day!
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