Amman to Jerash and Ajloun

From: 60 JOD

TRIP DESCRIPTION

This Day trip starts from Amman, we will pick you from your hotel at your preferred time we suggest 9:00 Am, and then drive to Ajloun Castle an amazing crusaders castle north of Jordan, the drive is about 45 minutes through the north forest of Jordan the scenery is amazing passing the Ajlun mountains.

After visiting Ajloun head back to Jerash The old roman city of Jerasa sometimes referred to The Pompeii of Asia walk around to see all the old shops and theaters…. walking on the 2000 year old paved road is simply amazing.

The driver will stop at the entrance and let you to explore the city and the amazing ruins for 2 and a half hours,  after that  a drive to Amman takes about 45 minutes.

WHAT IS INCLUDED AND WHAT IS NOT!

The Price is inclusive all the following; Driver and car, gasoline & driver personal expenses, taxes & does not include entrance fees to sites which is paid directly at each site entrance office.

These two attractions are included in the Jordan pass visa to Jordan, if you did not enter via Jordan Pass then ,Jerash entrance is 8 JOD per person and Ajlun castle is only 1 JOD per person.

BOOK IN THREE FAST STEPS ONLY !​

Step 1

Choose the date of your flight from the calendar above

Step 2

Fill in your name, phone and email on the checkout page

Step 3

Check your mail as the reservation is confirmed immediately

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Located some 48 km (30 miles) north of the capital Amman, Jerash is known for the ruins of the Greco-Roman city of Gerasa. It is sometimes misleadingly referred to as the “Pompeii of the Middle East”, referring to its size, extent of excavation and level of preservation.

Jerash became an urban center during the 3rd century BC and a member of the federation of Greek cities known as the Decapolis (“ten cities” in Greek). Jerash prospered during the 1st century BC as a result of its position on the incense and spice trade route from the Arabian Peninsula to Syria and the Mediterranean region. Jerash was a favorite city of the Roman emperor, Hadrian, and reached its zenith in AD 130, flourishing economically and socially. The city began to decline in the 3rd century, later becoming a Christian city under the rule of the Byzantine Empire. The Muslims took over in AD 635, but the final blow to the city was dealt by Baldwin II of Jerusalem in AD 1112 during the Crusades.

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