Take the opportunity to explore the north of Jordan on a day tour from Amman. We drive two hours from Amman to Gadara (Umm Qais), which belonged to the famous Decapolis, a union of 10 cities, founded by Alexander the Great. Here you have an overwhelming view over the north Jordan Valley, the Golan Heights and the Sea of Galilee.
Then to 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 Ajolun 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.