We drive two hours from Amman to Jerash, the best example of a Roman provincial city in the whole Middle East. We visit the spectacular Forum, Roman colonnaded street, the Nymphaeum and the Temple of Artemis. Jerash has a rhythm not seen anywhere else in Jordan.
Next stop is Ajloun 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: Ajloun Castle sits atop a hill in the Jabal Ajloun district in northwest Jordan. This Muslim castle presides over the surrounding area, Built nearly 1,000 years ago. It was also part of a postal route that was serviced by specially trained pigeons.
Next, drive to Pella, the remains of a Hellenistic city, and earlier and later settlements. First mentioned as “Pihilum” or “Pehel” by the Egyptians in the 19th century B.C. Pella prospered when the Romans arrived, building temples, theaters, and baths. See the antiquities, some dating back more than 8,000 years. Then, reconvene with your vehicle and relax on your long ride back to Dead Sea where your trip ends with a hotel drop off.