Private Half-day Tour To Madaba & Baptism Site From Amman 6 hours

  • Covid-19 Safe
  • Private tour
  • Solo friendly
  • Family friendly

Select a Dead Sea or Amman departure on booking, then, gaze at Jordan's countryside as you travel by private, air-conditioned vehicle.

Admire the spectacular views over the Jordan Valley, go inside the Memorial Church of Moses, and stroll around the ancient relics, excavated during the 20th century. Admire the still-vivid floor mosaics that date from the 6th century, and which show animal, pastoral, and hunting scenes.

The Church of Saint George

Arrive in Madaba and head inside Saint George's Church. This 19th-century Greek Orthodox basilica is home to the famous Madaba Mosaic Map, a 6th-century A.D. floor mosaic that depicts the ancient Holy Land and Jordan.

Madaba Archaeological Museum

Proceed to the open-air museum known as the Archaeological Park, which houses a collection of ruins and mosaics like the Church of Virgin Mary, and other floor house mosaics.

St. John the Baptist Roman Catholic Church

Visit the historic Catholic Church of Saint John the Baptist, with its beautiful Bell Tower for a breath-taking view of Madaba. Visit its underground museum memorial of Saint John the Baptist. Having admired the mosaics and exploring this unique city side allies and markets.

The Baptism Site Of Jesus Christ, Bethany Jordan

Take a tour of the riverbanks and key excavated ruins, learning how the site was sanctified as the place of Jesus' baptism by the Vatican and a visit by Pope John Paul II in 2000. And see the remnants of Roman and Byzantine churches, caves, wells, and baptismal pools. Hear more about this famous Christian pilgrimage spot and how it is held holy in all three major religions — Christianity, Judaism, and Islam for being the believed site of the Prophet Elijah's ascension to heaven. Afterward, reconvene with your driver and return to Amman, where your tour ends with a hotel drop-off.

Details

Available in

English, Arabic, Other
(English-speaking driver )


Available for

Children, Students, Adults, Seniors



Departure & Return

Start city: Amman , Amman Governorate, Jordan

Pick up times available: 8:00

Pick up location: Amman or Dead Sea

Ends at: Same pick up location

Nearest airport: Queen Alia International Airport (AMM)




Cancellation policy

0% cancellation fee - 11 days or more before the travel date
50% cancellation fee - between 3-10 days before the travel date
100% cancellation fee - between 0-2 days before the travel date

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from $42 per person