After you get picked up from your Amman hotel, set off into the bustling Jabal Amman district. If there’s something you want to see more of, tell your guide can be tailored accordingly.
Head to Rainbow Street, a road that encapsulates Amman’s energy and arts scene. Stroll by bookshops, cafés, and 1920s villas. Pause at the Rainbow Theater and traditional Al Pasha Hammam bathhouse. Savor some street snacks or breakfast such as a “falafel sandwich” (deep-fried chickpea patty) or “kunafa”, a local cheese-filled pastry encrusted with pistachios. Explore Malouf Street, nicknamed “Souk Jara”, known for its summer market. Visit Jordan River Designs and Bani Hamida, two local crafts galleries. You may saunter down Mango Street, pass the historic buildings of the Royal Film Commission, Nabad Gallery, and Books@Cafe. Browse the handmade goods at Wild Jordan, and artisans’ hotspot of Beit Shocair. Break up your exploring with free time to souvenir-shops.
Set off into Jabal Al-Weibdeh by vehicle, one of Amman’s oldest and hippest districts. Hear about Al - Weibdeh’s history, and learn why it’s emerging as an artistic hotspot. Stroll the winding streets, admiring the stone buildings and leafy lanes, and tune into the area’s contemporary art scene. Absorb the creative vibe at the Jordan National Gallery of Fine Arts, and Makan Arts Space, an alternative arts venue. Admire the Arabic art at Darat Al Funun gallery, set in three 1920s villas; and visit Dar El Anda, another arts hub inside a historical building. See the National Museum Park and visit the Paris Circle, the heart of Weibdeh. Take in the pretty park in this lively square, and learn how it got its French name.
Upgrade for Lunch Café - Restaurant: Upgrade and enjoy a home-cooked lunch at Café Najla, a local authentic trendy restaurant serving traditional Jordanian cuisine.
Upgrade to Amman Citadel and Roman Theater: Choose to continue by vehicle to downtown Amman’s markets, and if you wish, visit the Roman Theatre and Citadel. Your tour ends with a hotel drop-off or an optional central drop-off that lets you continue exploring independently. Alternatively, your guide will provide directions back to your hotel.