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Private Amman City Sightseeing Tour with Optional Arabic Mezze Lunch and Turkish Bath

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    What to Expect
    Begin your private tour with a morning pickup from your central Amman hotel. Meet your informative private guide who doubles as your driver, and start out on your explorations of the Jordanian capital’s highlights.

    As you travel, hear about the history of this fascinating city, whose past stretches back to 3,500 BC and before. Hear about the city’s days under the Roman Empire, and how it was occupied by the Nabataeans and Byzantines.

    View one of Amman’s star attractions, the King Abdullah Mosque, famous for its blue mosaic dome, and the nearby Coptic Church. Then, continue to the Roman amphitheater, a magnificent hillside structure believed to have been built in the 2nd century.

    Admire the symmetry and scale of the theatre as your guide explains how it was built as part of the Roman city of Philadelphia, and could accommodate up to 6,000 spectators.

    Next, make your way to the Amman Citadel, the hilltop collection of antiquities that looms over the city. Explore the timeworn Roman, Byzantine, and early Islamic relics, and pay a visit to the Citadel’s Archaeological Museum to inspect its collections of ancient artifacts discovered at sites from across Jordan.

    Pass the Raghadan Palace, the burial place of the late King Hussein, and ride around the downtown area to see its vibrant markets, traditional mosques, and churches. Then, delve into the upscale neighborhoods of Abdoun and Swefieh, where luxury shopping malls and swanky private villas line the streets.

    Your tour ends back at your hotel. Alternatively, ask for a drop-off at one of the malls on your tour or at Abdali Boulevard, a stylish new enclave of designer shops regarded as Amman’s up-and-coming downtown area.

    Half-day Tour plus Arabic Lunch:

    Upgrade your tour and savor a mouth-watering lunch of Arabian mezze at a local restaurant. Enjoy an assortment of small plates, such as barbecued chicken and beef, hummus, salads and breads, and after your meal, relax with a hotel or shopping mall drop-off—your choice!

    Full-day Tour plus Arabic Lunch and Turkish Bath:

    Following a succulent lunch of tasty Arabian mezze, wallow in a luxurious Turkish bath experience, including an invigorating steam room session, soapy scrub, and muscle-melting massage. Then, duly refreshed and revitalized, relax with your choice of either a hotel or shopping mall drop-off.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    From your centrally located Amman hotel
    Departure Time
    9:00 AM
    Duration
    4h
    Return Details
    Tour returns to original point of departure
    Inclusions
    • Hotel pick up and drop off
    • Private Transfer by air-conditioned vehicle according number of participants
    • English-Speaking Driver
    • Local English-Speaking Guide at Amman Citadel
    • Entry/Admission - National Archaeological Museum
    • Entry/Admission - Roman Amphitheater
    • Entry/Admission - The Citadel
    Exclusions
    • All type of meals, unless option with lunch selected (Vegetarian meal by request)
    • All type of beverages
    • All type of gratuities (Tips to the Driver and Guide) – Recommended
    • Personal Expenses
    • Anything else not mentioned
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • For clients holding Jordan Pass, the corresponding entrance fees to be returned directly in destination.
    • Pick up and drop off from Amman Queen Alia International Airport available by request for lay over day tour.
    • Local SIM cards and Wi-Fi are available upon request and can be subject to a small additional charge approximately: 20 USD. (Prices subject to change by the communication company).
    • Tours with lunch: Most local tourist restaurants in Jordan are non-alcoholic.
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Infant seats available
    • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
    • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • King Abdullah Mosque is closed to the Public on Fridays
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed September 26, 2018 via mobile

    Just did this tour, this morning. Great! Excellent driver (Mahmoud) and guide (also called Mahmoud!) at the Citadel. Both very welcoming, knowledgeable and spoke good English. Couldn’t have been more accommodating. Water provided during journey and vehicle was extremely comfortable. Times allowed at each site...More

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    CAROLARMANDOZ, Manager at Zaid Tours and Travel, responded to this reviewResponded September 26, 2018

    Thank you. Looking forward to having you, your family, and friends with us again.

    Reviewed May 10, 2018 via mobile

    Had a fabulous day travelling around Amman. Citadel and Amphitheater were amazing and so was the local food. Fabulous driver with great sense of humour

    Thank Prue A
    CAROL ARMANDO Z, Manager at Zaid Tours and Travel, responded to this reviewResponded May 16, 2018

    Thank you. Looking forward to having you, your family, and friends with us again.

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