Islamic Tour of Amman, MT Nebo, Al-Karak, Lot’s Wife Pillar

Spend a day visiting the tombs of the venerable companions of Prophet Mohammad (PBUH) killed during the Battle of Mu’tah. Also see Lot’s Wife Pillar and Mt Nebo where Prophet Moses saw the Promised Land before he died.

Tour Itinerary
Inclusion/ Exclusion

Day 1:

Pick up from Dead Sea Hotel by an English speaking driver. Visit the King Abdullah Mosque and drive through downtown Amman before heading south along the Kings’ Highway to Mt Nebo. Here Prophet Moses viewed the Promised Land before dying. We continue driving south to the Tombs of the Martyrs of The Battle of Mu’tah at al-Karak. The most significant and fiercest battle fought during Prophet Mohammad’s (PBUH) lifetime was the Battle of Mutah (629 AD). It took the lives of his closest companions, martyred fighting against a combined Byzantine/ Ghassanid army. In the town of Al Mazar Al Janubi, close to Karak, you will be able to visit the tombs of the venerable companions Zaid bin Harithah (the first leader killed during the Battle of Mu’tah), Ja’far bin AbiTalib (famous for his acts of charity), and Abdullah bin Ruwahah (one of the twelve representatives of the Ansar). We will return to Amman via the Dead Sea Highway, stopping at Lot’s Wife Pillar. See the massive salt deposits along the shoreline of the Dead Sea and feel how much warmer the temperature is. At 420m below the sea level the Dead Sea is the lowest point on Earth.

Larsa Hotel – Amman

Location: 12km from center of Amman.
Close to:Al Baraka Mall & King Abdullah Mosque
Facilities: Free Wi-Fi, Restaurant, Bar/Lounge, Fitness Center, Sauna, Computer Station, Outdoor Pool

Rum Hotel

Location: Amman Al Swefieh Ali Nasouh Al Taher Street, Bul. No 60
Close to: AlWakalat St.
Facilities: Al Sayran restaurant, Meeting Room, VIP Lounge, deli cafe

Imperial Palace Hotel

Location: 4th Circle
Close to: Embassies
Facilities: 24 hour Room Service, Restaurant, Sauna, Jacuzzi and Outdoor Pool, High Speed WiFi.

Geneva Hotel

Location: West Amman on road to Airport
Close to: Shopping, business districts
Facilities: 3 restaurants, 24 hour Room Service, 24 hour Laundry/Dry Cleaning/Pressing, High Speed Internet, Currency Exchange

Grand Hyatt

Location: 2km from city center
Close to: The Citadel, Roman Theater and shopping centers
Facilities: High Speed Internet, 24 hour Room Service, Babysitting, Currency Exchange, ATM machine

Le Meridien

Location: Shmeisani commercial business and diplomatic district
Close to: The Citadel, Roman Theater and shopping centers
Facilities: Free In-room WiFi, Health Club and Spa, 7 Restaurants, Bar

Landmark Hotel

Location: Central Amman
Close to: within walking distanced of the old city area
Facilities: 6 Restaurants, 24 Hour Room Service, Fitness & Wellness Center, Tennis Court, Gift Shop, High Speed Internet throughout hotel, Same-day Laundry & Dry-Cleaning, Baby Sitting Services, ATM Machine

Package Includes

  •  Pick up and drop off at your hotel in Dead Sea
  •  Modern air conditioned car/van
  •  English speaking driver (*also Italian, Spanish & French available)
  •  Entrance fees to all sites listed
  •  Mineral water on board of the vehicle

Package Excludes

  •  Tips to any service providers
  •  Travel insurance
  •  Any other expenses not mentioned
  •  Meals and/or drinks
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