Full-day private tour of ancient and modern Amman
History & heritage tours

Full-day private tour of ancient and modern Amman

Language: English
Availability: Daily
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: up to 6 hours
Do this because
  • See one of Amman’s star attractions, the King Abdullah Mosque, famous for its blue mosaic dome
  • Learn about Jordan's history at Jordan Museum and the Hashemite Royalty's collection at the Royal Automobile Museum
  • Visit Citadel’s Archaeological Museum to inspect its collections of ancient artifacts discovered at sites from across Jordan
What to expect

Begin your 6-hour private tour with a morning pick up from your central Amman hotel. Meet your informative private driver who doubles as your guide. View one of Amman’s star attractions, the King Abdullah Mosque, famous for its blue mosaic dome, and the nearby Coptic Church. Next, make your way to Amman Citadel, the hilltop collection of antiquities that looms over the city with a private local guide. 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.

Then, continue to the Roman Amphitheater, a magnificent hillside structure believed to have been built in the 2nd century. Continue to visit the Museum of Popular Traditions to see the exhibition of traditional dress and jewelry. Pass the Raghadan Palace, the burial place of the late King Hussein, and ride around the downtown area for free time at its vibrant markets, traditional mosques, and churches.

Then, stroll along Rainbow Street, Amman’s colorful arts and shopping hot spot, passing the Jordan River Foundation and residence of King Talal. Delve into the upscale neighborhoods of “Abdoun” and “Swefieh”, where luxury shopping malls and swanky private villas line the streets.

After your classic city tour, you will continue the visit to the Jordan Museum marking Jordan’s history. Then proceed to visit the vintage, Hashemite Royalty private collection cars at the Royal Automobile Museum, located in the leafy gardens of King Hussein Park, home of the Late King Hussein beautiful grand elegant Mosque. The museum showcases a rare collection of Jordan's vehicles ranging from King Hussein bin Ali's cars that came to Amman in 1916 to modern sports cars. Then you will return to your hotel.

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What's included
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off
  • Private transfer in an air-conditioned vehicle depending on the number of guests
  • English-speaking driver and guide
  • Entrance fees to King Hussein Mosque, Amman Citadel and the Archaeological Museum, The Roman Theater and the Popular Traditional Museum
  • Entrance to Jordan Museum, and Royal Automobile Museum at King Hussein Park
What's not included
  • All meals unless option with lunch selected ·
  • All types of beverage
  • Tips
  • Personal expenses
Reduced price
  • Child (6-11 years)
  • Free for infant (0-5 years)
Where

Pick-up from your hotel in Amman

Meeting point:

Please confirm the pick-up place and time directly with the local operator whose contact information can be found in the voucher after booking.

What to remember
  • Please confirm the pick-up place and time directly with our local partner. You can find their contact information in the voucher after booking
  • For clients holding Jordan Pass, the entrance fees will be returned directly in the destination
  • Pick-up and drop-off from Amman Queen Alia International Airport available by request for a layover day tour
  • Local SIM cards and Wi-Fi are available upon request for a charge of 20 USD (Prices subject to change by the communication company)
  • Most of the restaurants in Jordan for the tour with lunch are don't serve alcoholic beverages
  • Please wear comfortable shoes and bring a sunhat
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When
  • Daily
  • Pick-up starts from 9.00am
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Provider
Zaid Tours and Travel
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100 % refund if you cancel up to 8 days before the activity begins. If you cancel up to 6 days before, you can still receive a 50 % refund.

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