tourhq

Connecting travellers to guides around the world

tourhq

1 Day Archeology tour itinerary for jordan: See Desert Castles And Azraq Oasis

Amman, Petra, Aqaba, Jerash, al Karak

Archeology
Archeology Tour
Photography
Photography Tour
Sightseeing
Sightseeing Tour

Visit three desert castles, Kharana, Amra, and Azraq; built in the Umayyad period between the 7th and 8th century. Amra Castle is a UNESCO World Heritage Site due to its fresco paintings. Discover Wetland Reserve Azraq, a small oasis in this basalt desert with your expert tour guide.

DAY 01

Desert Castles of Jordon

  • Start the tour of the desert castles in eastern Jordan with your Jordanian tour guide/driver. The Amra Castle is adorned with zodiac dome and the early examples of Omayyad fresco paintings, and there are still the fortress-like mysterious Qasr Kharanah and the black basalt Roman/Medieval Islamic fort at Azraq.

  • Close by, Azraq Oasis is located. This is a unique wetland through the only permanent source of fresh water in approximately 12,000 square kilometres of desert. Visitors can see here several natural and ancient built pools, a seasonally flooded marshland, and a popular place for bird watching in spring and autumn.

  • Return transfer to your Amman hotel or residence.

  • 87 USD Per Adult (* 4 Persons (Sharing Trip))
  • 97 USD Per Adult (* 3 Persons (Sharing Trip))
  • 100 USD Per Adult (* 2 Persons (Sharing Trip))
  • 158 USD Per Adult (* 1 Person)
  • Transport by private, air-conditioned vehicle with English-speaking Jordanian driver.

  • Entrance fee 3 Desert Castles and Azraq Oasis.

  • Mineral water on board of the vehicle.

  • Meals and beverage not stated.

  • Tips and private expenses.

  • Trip Duration: Approximately 6hours

  • Trip Type: Private Tour by Air-conditioned vehicle

  • Trip Runs: Everyday

  • Tour Starts/Ends: Amman Hotels or Amman Residential

  • Pick up time: 08:00 AM (Flexible)

  • The best time to visit the Azraq Oasis is spring and autumn.

Amman, Petra, Aqaba, Jerash, al Karak

Archeology
Archeology Tour
Photography
Photography Tour
Sightseeing
Sightseeing Tour
petranights-amman-tour-operator

Contributed By

Petra Nights

starting from
USD 87
Other Tours by this guide
  • tourHQ

    From USD

    175

    Listen to the Lost City ...

    1 Day

    Explore the breathtaking rock city which was the impressive capital of the Nabatean Arabs, due to its fantastic architecture ...

  • tourHQ

    From USD

    190

    Explore the Best ...

    1 Day

    Visit the rose-red city of Petra, one of the new Seven Wonders of the World. After visiting this amazing site, the Siq, the ...

  • tourHQ

    From USD

    89

    Come Across Ancient ...

    1 Hour

    Visit the well-preserved remains of the Greco-Roman city Gerasa like the Forum and the Temple of Zeus. You will also ...

  • tourHQ

    From USD

    378

    Fill this Short Break ...

    2 Days

    Drive straight to see the famous Mosaic Map, to Mt Nebo offering view of the promised land, and enjoy floating at the famous ...

  • tourHQ

    From USD

    259

    Explore the Amazing ...

    1 Day

    Explore Petra via Arava Border, the southern crossing connecting Israel and Jordan. Enter the ancient city via a narrow gorge, ...