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  • 1 Pax: 155 US $

    2 Pax: 78 US $ P.P.

    3 Pax: 50 US $ P.P.

    4 Pax: 39 US $ P.P.

    5 Pax: 30 US $ P.P.

    6 Pax: 26 US $ P.P.

 See also:

One day tour from Eilat to Petra

One day tour from Petra to Wadi Rum

One day tour from Amman to Jerusalem

One day tour from Aqaba to Wadi Rum

One day tour from Petra to Dead Sea

One day tour from Amman to Dead Sea

One day tour from Amman to desert castles

One day tour from Aqaba to Saint Catherine

One day tour from Aqaba to Taba

jordan - one day tour from amman to desert castles:

 

 

Tour itinerary

Breakfast and transfer to East of Jordan The Romans were not deterred by the desert climate and built a chain of fortresses along the ‘limes arabicus’, the frontiers of their new Arabic province. Most of the castles you can visit nowadays were built by the caliphs during the Ummayyad period. Some are decorated with fine mosaics, frescoes, stone and stucco carvings and illustrations. They stand as silent and impressive evidence of Jordan’s rich history. Today you shall see three of the best-preserved desert castles. Qasr al-Mushatta is the largest and most richly

decorated Ummayyad castle in Jordan. It’s a large, square fortress, surrounded by walls with circular towers on every side. Qusayr Amra is placed by Unesco on its World Heritage List.

Its interior walls and ceilings are covered with lively frescoes and two of its rooms are paved with colourful mosaics. Qasr al-Azraq is built in black basalt and has been in continuous use since Roman times. During the Arab Revolt it functioned as the headquarters of Lawrence of Arabia. Late in the afternoon you will be transferred to the Azraq Oasis and be shown the highlights of  the oasis. Evening back to your hotel in Amman, dinner and overnight.

inclusion:

All transfers by private car/van with English speaking driver

Entrance fees to the sites

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