No visit to the kingdom of Jordan is complete without standing in Moses’s shoes when he first gazed upon the ‘Promised Land’. and Madaba Most famous for its well-preserved Byzantine mosaics, this small and peaceful city is brimming with culture and history. by visiting to 19th century Greek Orthodox Church of Saint George.
We take you down to over 400 metres below sea level to one of the world’s very first spa resorts. Used by kings of ancient civilizations, the Dead Sea is still to this day, a popular place for people to escape the daily grind with its abundant source of natural therapies. Prepare yourself for a relaxing day filled with carelessly floating in its high saline waters; lathering yourself with mineral-rich mud; and reading your favourite magazine by its sparkling shores.
Accompanied by your own private driver; you’ll enjoy tailored attention on your private tour so you can focus your mind on exploring these unforgettable sites.
You will meet our driver at the hotel lobby between 8 a.m. – 10 a.m (your exact timing will be provided by the support team, one day before the tour) after the entail greetings, you start your journey toward Madaba about 45min drive.
Madaba is a city known for its spectacular Byzantine era mosaics. Possibly the most famous of these mosaics lies within the 19th century Greek Orthodox Church of Saint George. Unearthed in 1864, this map constructed in the 6th century once contained millions of mosaic pieces and depicts lands from Palestine to Egypt. Today one third of the map survives and shows the earliest surviving representation of the city of Jerusalem.
As we carry on toward Mount Nebo, we will take you to experience Jordan Jewel for Art & Mosaic. Here you will have a chance to visit their workshop and learn about the intricately detailed craftwork that goes into the production of mosaics and other interesting arts of this region.
Mount Nebo is where you can stand in Moses’s shoes when he first gazed upon the ‘Promised Land’. The area is located at the summit and where you will undoubtedly feel a surge of calm and peace flow through you. On a clear day, you will be able to see Bethlehem, Jericho and the Holy City of Jerusalem, as well as the Dead Sea. The view is powerful, special, and something you will surely never forget.
We continue our journey by descending quickly towards the lowest point on earth (423 metres below sea level).
Dead Sea: words can hardly describe this magnificent place, being one of the world’s first health resorts for kings like Herod the Great and many others.
Today all you have to do is relax and float on your back, read your favourite magazine and take a selfie for your facebook profile.
Things to consider:
When sun baking at the Dead Sea, it is popular for guests to cover themselves with mud and forget to use any sun protection. The sun’s harmful UV rays are filtered due to the high atmospheric pressure in the area, therefore we’d like all our guests to be careful so that they can enjoy their entire experience.
After a full day exploring Madaba & Mount Nebo, time to return back to Amman, the drive once again will be around 1:00hr.