Madaba to Jerash and Ajloun

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TRIP DESCRIPTION

This Day trip starts from Madaba,we will pick you  at your preferred time, 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 Madaba takes about 60 minutes.

WHAT IS INCLUDED AND WHAT IS NOT!

The Price is inclusive  taxes,car, gasoline and any driver’s  personal expenses , and does not include entrance fees to cites which is paid directly to the each site entrance office.

Jerash entrance is 12 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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Madaba to Jerash and Ajloun

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-Kindly email us incase of cancellation or changing in schedule.

Jerash Roman Ruins

Located 48 km (30 miles) north of the capital Amman, Jerash is known for the ruins of the Greco-Roman city of Gerasa. Jerash prospered during the 1st century BC due to the spice trade route from the Arabian Peninsula to Syria . Jerash was a favorite city of the Roman emperor, Hadrian. 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. Do not forget to see 

the majestic Hadrian arch, the hippodrome and the temple of Zeus.

Ajlun Castle

The castle was built in 1184-1885 AD and was built to protect the country against Crusader attacks.  It also controlled the iron mines in the area. The castle is an example of medieval Arab-Islamic military architecture.

Do not forget to check,  The pigeon posts which allowed messages and signals to be transmitted from Damascus or Euphrates to Cairo, Arrow slits to see all the vast surroundings, The channel for dumping boiling oil over the main entrance.

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