This tour combines two highlights in Jordan, the Roman ruins in Jerash and the Dead Sea. Jerash is located one hour Theatre. Spend an enjoyable afternoon at the Dead Sea, the lowest point on earth where you can float on the salty waters. Afterwards you will be driven back to Amman.
You will leave your Amman Hotel and drive 50 km in 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.
Heading to Dead Sea Beach, with 400 meters below sea level the lowest point on earth, where ever since the days of Herod the Great, people have flocked to in search of its curative secrets. The area is characterized by high annual temperatures, low humidity and high atmospheric pressure, the air is extremely oxygen rich. Leisure time with the chance to float on the salty waters of the Dead Sea.
Return to Amman hotel or residence.
● Transport by private, air conditioned, new vehicle with English speaking driver.
● English speaking spot guide in Jerash (about 1 hour).
● Entrance fee to Jerash and Dead Sea Amman Beach.
● Mineral water on board of the vehicle.
● Meals and beverage not stated.