10 Hours History tour itinerary for Amman: Marvel At The Desert Castle
Arrive at the Desert castle along with Kharanah, Qasr Amra and Azraq. Learn about their architecture as well as historical significance on your visit with an expert guide.
Tour Start: 08:00
Duration of tour: 10 Hours
08:00: Drive straight to Kharanah Castle - It is one of the best-known of the desert castles located in present-day eastern Jordan
09:00: Arrive at Kharanah Castle, free time to visit. (45 Minutes)
09:45: Drive to Qasr Amra with your Amman tour guide. Built in the early 8th century, this exceptionally well-preserved desert castle was both a fortress with a garrison and a residence of the Umayyad caliphs. The most outstanding features of this small pleasure palace are the reception hall and the hammam, both richly decorated with figurative murals that reflect the secular art of the time.
09:15: Arrive at Qasr Amra, free time to visit (1 hr).
10:15: Depart from Qasr Amra to Azraq.
11:15: Arrive at Azraq Castle, 45 minutes for the visit - It is a large fortress located in present-day eastern Jordan. It is one of the desert castles, located on the outskirts of present-day Azraq, roughly 100 km east of Amman.
12:00: Depart to Azraq Lodge for lunch.
13:00: Depart to Azraq wet Land, 1-hour visit is allowed.
14:00: Depart back to Amman.
15:30: Arrive/Drop off point in Amman.
Type of Tour
This tour is offered throughout the year on the following days of the week.
- Thursday 08:00
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