You'll be picked up at your hotel near the Dead Sea in Amman in a private, air-conditioned vehicle at 9am. Meet your dedicated guide and depart for the city of Madaba, famous for its ancient mosaics.
Once you arrive, visit the most popular mosaic, a map of Jordan and the Holy Land from the 6th century, which is housed in the Saint George Orthodox Church. Your guide will point out some of the points of interest where stories from the Bible took place.
Make the climb up Mount Nebo, where the Prophet Moses is said to have died. From the top of the mountain, you'll have impressive views over the Jordan Valley and the Holy Land. You can also visit the church at the mountaintop to see more mosaics.
Continue to the hilltop palace of Mukawir (Machaerus), where John the Baptist was said to have been imprisoned and executed. Learn the role of this hilltop palace in other Biblical characters' lives: Princess Salome, Princess Herodias, Tetrach Herod Antipas, and Herod the Great.
Your private tour ensures personalized attention from your guide and a flexible itinerary. At the end of your 8-hour day, you'll get dropped off at your original departure point.