Private Half-Day Tour to Madaba and Mount Nebo From Amman
Enjoy this tour of Madaba and Mt. Nebo. See the famous 6th century Mosaic Map of Jerusalem and the Holy Land located in the Church of Saint George and visit Mount Nebo where Moses is said to have passed through the Holy Land before he died. Take in the amazing views down into the Jordan Valley and across the Jordan River.
Private half-day Mount Nebo and Madaba tour from Amman or the Dead Sea
Visit Mount Nebo, where Moses saw the Promised Land and died
Gaze at the Jordan Valley and ancient mosaics at the Memorial Church
See the 6th-century mosaic Madaba Map at St. Georges Church in Madaba
Choose an Amman or Dead sea departure
Private transport, and hotel pickup and drop-off included
This is a typical itinerary for this product
Stop At: Mount Nebo, Madaba Jordan
elect a Dead Sea or Amman departure on booking, and begin with a hotel pickup. As this is a private tour, your itinerary can be tailored around you, so list any special interests you have, such as art, history, and culture, when you book.
Then, gaze at Jordans countryside as you travel by private, air-conditioned vehicle toward Mount Nebo. Your driver will point out places of interest on route, but will not act as your guide at the sites.
Arrive at the sacred hill, where ancient tradition holds that the prophet Moses was granted a view over the Promised Land before he died. Hop out, and choose to explore independently or hire a local guide (own expense).
Admire the spectacular views over the Jordan Valley, which on a clear day, can stretch to Jericho and Jerusalem. See where Moses is said to have died and the modern sculpture representing his staff on the summit.
Go inside the Memorial Church of Moses, and stroll around the ancient relics, excavated during the 20th century. Admire the still-vivid floor mosaics that date from the 6th century, and which show animal, pastoral, and hunting scenes.
Duration: 2 hours
Stop At: Madaba Mosaic Map, Inside St. George's Church, Madaba Jordan
ext, reconvene with your driver and continue to Madaba, the City of Mosaics. On arrival, visit St. Georges Church, the 19th-century basilica that houses the Madaba Map, a 6th-century floor mosaic depicting the ancient Holy Land and Jordan.
Choose to visit the church by yourself or hire a local guide (own expense), and walk around the map inside the apse. Admire the richly detailed mosaic, noting the intricate representations of Jerusalem, the Dead Sea, Jericho, and other sites connected to biblical events.
Lastly, relax on your return ride to Amman or the Dead Sea where your trip ends with a hotel drop-off.
Duration: 2 hours
Duration:4 to 5 hours
Commences in:Mitzpe Shalem, Palestinian Territories
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