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Private Amman Tour: Jordan Museum, King Abdullah Mosque, Roman Theatre, Citadel, Rainbow Street and Royal Automobile Museum with Lunch

Amman, Jordan
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Safety measures
icon10 hours  (Approx.)
Hotel pickup offered
Mobile ticket
iconOffered in: English and 3 more
Good for avoiding crowds

Overview

Experience the old and modern essence of Amman in one day on this private 10-hour tour. Visit landmarks such as the Citadel, Roman Theatre, King Abdullah Mosque, and Jordan Museum, and soak in local culture along Rainbow Street. Plus, visit the Royal Automobile Museum, shop for souvenirs at Al Bukaria Souk, and enjoy lunch at a local restaurant. Your tour includes a locally guided Citadel tour, private transport, and hotel pickup and drop-off.
  • Private 10-hour old and modern Amman sightseeing tour
  • Tour the ruins at Amman's Citadel and Citadel Archaeological Museum
  • Visit the Jordan Museum, Roman Theatre, and Museum of Popular Traditions
  • Visit the King Abdullah Blue Mosque, Coptic Church, and Royal Automobile Museum
  • Stroll along Rainbow Street and browse the wares at Al Bukaria Souk
  • Guided Citadel tour, plus most entrance fees, and lunch at local restaurant included
  • Private transport by air-conditioned vehicle, including hotel pickup and hotel drop-off
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Hotel pick-up and drop -off
Private transfer by a leisure air conditioned vehicle according number of participants
English-speaking driver
Local English-speaking guide at Citadel
Lunch (no beverages including water)
Local guide where not mentioned
Water and drinks unless specified
Infant meals
Entrance fees to additional sites
Personal expenses
Free time for shopping
Cover dress at the Mosque $5 USD per person
Gratuities

Departure Point

Traveler pickup is offered
Departure Point: Hotel in Amman
Dates: Daily, except Tuesday and Friday
Return point: Returns to original departure point

Departure Time

9:00 AM
Meet your driver at your Amman hotel, hop inside your private, air-conditioned vehicle, and set off to explore ancient and modern Amman.

Stop at the Jordan Museum, in the Ras Al-Ayn district. This modern museum hosts a wide collection of artifacts discovered at archaeological sites across the country. Head inside to view the displays, including relics from Petra and parts of the Dead Sea Scrolls, and then enjoy free time at Al Bukaria Souk, an alleyway stuffed with antique, jewelry, and craft shops.

Next, climb up to Amman Citadel, and drink in the sweeping views over old Amman. Meet a local guide and tour the Citadel's ruins, including the Roman Temple of Hercules, and 8th-century Umayyad Palace, as you learn about their history.

Take a tour of the Citadel’s Archaeological Museum and then return to the city streets to visit King Abdullah Mosque. Admire the magnificent blue dome of this modern mosque, and visit the neighboring Coptic Church before heading for the historical Jabal Al-Webdeih area, famous for its bohemian vibe and art galleries.

Then, stroll along Rainbow Street, Amman’s colorful arts and shopping hotspot, passing the Jordan River Foundation and residence of King Talal. Admire the chic houses and malls of the Abdoun and Swefieh areas, and visit the impressive Roman Theatre, a 1st-century amphitheatre that accommodated 6,000 spectators.

Visit the nearby Museum of Popular Traditions to see its exhibition of traditional dress and jewelry, and take in leafy King Hussein Garden, home to the King Hussein Mosque. Look around the vintage, royalty-owned cars at the Royal Automobile Museum, and then finish your tour with a delicious mezze lunch at a local restaurant.

After your meal, request a drop-off at one of Amman’s modern malls to conclude your tour, or alternatively, enjoy a hotel drop-off.
Itinerary
Stop At:  
The Citadel
Amman is a city enriched with glamour of the past and the present. The tour will include visiting the ancient and modern Amman by driving in a private vehicle through its streets. Start the tour by visiting the Jordan Museum located in the dynamic new downtown area of Ras Al-Ayn presenting the history and cultural heritage of Jordan in a series of beautifully designed galleries. Continue to the downtown area with a short free time in the old gold and spice markets like “Al Bukaria Souk” known for its accessories, souvenirs, and traditional dresses. Proceed to visit the Citadel with its Archeological Museum with local guide and for a breathtaking view of old Amman.
Duration: 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Included
Stop At:  
King Abdullah Mosque
Visit King Abdullah Blue Mosque and the Coptic Church in front of it. Pass by the historical area of Jabal Al – Webdeih famous for its different arts galleries; continue to the Rainbow Street the cradle of many of Amman’s landmarks like the head quarter of the Jordan River Foundation and the residence of King Talal. Now the Rainbow Street is popular for its side walk spaces and coffee shops. Then drive to the other side of the modern city: “Abdoun” and “Swefieh” areas.
Duration: 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Included
Stop At:  
Roman Amphitheater
Continue to visit the Roman Theater with its Popular Traditional Museum and the Citadel with its Archeological Museum with local guide. Continue to Rainbow Street filled with its original shops and coffee shops in the old district of Amman at the first circle. Then drive to the other side of the modern city: “Swefieh” and “Abdoun”. You will be familiar with the contrast in infrastructure and life style from the old and traditional to the new and modern.
Duration: 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Included
Pass By:  
King Hussein Bin Talal Mosque
Then visit King Hussein Garden with a panoramic visit of King Hussein Mosque, and the Royal Automobile Museum dated back to the history of Jordan and late King Hussein, the founder of Jordan. After the tour clients can enjoy an authentic Mezza lunch at one of Amman local restaurants. Amman also has new malls like Mecca Mall, and City Mall; (Drop off only to one of these malls instead of hotel by clients’ request) . Estimated Taxi cost according the area 10 – 15 American Dollars.
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Note: The order of visits may vary respecting the content.
  • Dress code at the Mosque – Women should wear attire covering their arms and legs and should cover their head with scarf. Men should wear normal shirt and trousers.
  • Most local tourist restaurants in Jordan are non-alcoholic
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Infant seats available
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 9 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Zaid Tours and Travel

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Learn more about cancellations.

The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Private Amman Tour: Jordan Museum, King Abdullah Mosque, Roman Theatre, Citadel, Rainbow Street and Royal Automobile Museum with Lunch?
A:The policies on face masks and attendee health are:

  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
See all safety measures taken by Private Amman Tour: Jordan Museum, King Abdullah Mosque, Roman Theatre, Citadel, Rainbow Street and Royal Automobile Museum with Lunch.
Q:
What is the policy on sanitization during Private Amman Tour: Jordan Museum, King Abdullah Mosque, Roman Theatre, Citadel, Rainbow Street and Royal Automobile Museum with Lunch?
A:The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
See all safety measures taken by Private Amman Tour: Jordan Museum, King Abdullah Mosque, Roman Theatre, Citadel, Rainbow Street and Royal Automobile Museum with Lunch.
Q:
What is the social distancing policy during Private Amman Tour: Jordan Museum, King Abdullah Mosque, Roman Theatre, Citadel, Rainbow Street and Royal Automobile Museum with Lunch?
A:The policy on social distancing is:

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
See all safety measures taken by Private Amman Tour: Jordan Museum, King Abdullah Mosque, Roman Theatre, Citadel, Rainbow Street and Royal Automobile Museum with Lunch.
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What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Private Amman Tour: Jordan Museum, King Abdullah Mosque, Roman Theatre, Citadel, Rainbow Street and Royal Automobile Museum with Lunch?
A:The policies on staff health & safety are:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
See all safety measures taken by Private Amman Tour: Jordan Museum, King Abdullah Mosque, Roman Theatre, Citadel, Rainbow Street and Royal Automobile Museum with Lunch.
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What is the maximum group size during Private Amman Tour: Jordan Museum, King Abdullah Mosque, Roman Theatre, Citadel, Rainbow Street and Royal Automobile Museum with Lunch?

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