1 Day Tour: Baptism Site


Morning time we drive to the Jordan Valley and ll the way to Bethany at the Jordan River. This is the place where the baptism of Jesus Christ by John the Baptist took place. We also have a look at Elijah's Hill where Prophet Elijah ascended to heaven. Proceed to Mount Nebo; the place where Prophet Moses gazed at the Promised Land before he died. You visit the old monastery and overlook the Jordan Valley, Dead Sea and parts of the Holy Land. After, we proceed to Madaba, where you will find the famous mosaic 6th century map of Palestine in St. George’s church. Then we continue to Machaerus, the hilltop stronghold of Herod the Great, King of Judea. His son Herod Antipas inherited the fortress. He ordered here the beheading of John the Baptist after Salome's fateful dance. You have to walk 30 minutes to reach the top of the hill. Return transfer to your Amman hotel or residence.

 

 

This offer includes:

  • Transport by private, air conditioned, new vehicle with English speaking driver
  • Entrance fee Baptism Site, Mt Nebo, Madaba St George's Church and Machaerus
  • Mineral water on board of the vehicle

 

This offer excludes:

  • Guide service
  • Meals and beverage not stated
  • Tips and private expenses

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