Visit the site of Jesus’ baptism and float in the legendary healing waters of the Dead Sea on this private tour from Amman. In order to maintain an atmosphere suitable for the sacred site, you’ll travel to the UNESCO-listed Jordan River Baptismal Site in a private car and explore the holy site on a group guided tour. Recline of a private beach lapped by the Dead Sea and float in the salt-saturated waters of the lowest point on earth. Round-trip transport from your Amman hotel is included.
Private tour of Jordan River Baptismal Site and the Dead Sea from Amman
Explore the UNESCO-listed site of UNESCO-listed Jordan River Baptism Site on a group guided tour
Float in the salt-saturated waters of the Dead Sea
Round-trip transport from Amman hotels is included
Admission ticket to Jordan River Baptism Site is not included
Your tour begins with pickup from your Amman hotel, when you’ll greet your private chauffeur and board an air-conditioned vehicle destined for one of the world’s holiest sites. Be sure to bring a bathing suit and towel for your dip into the Dead Sea!
Relax during the drive to the Jordan River Baptism Site, where John the Baptist is said to have baptized Jesus Christ. On arrival, you’ll purchase your entrance ticket and choose to either walk or take a shuttle bus to the sacred site.
On a guided tour, you’ll marvel at the place at which Jesus was baptized and see the remnants of Roman and Byzantine churches.
Afterward, proceed to the Dead Sea – an iconic body of water whose salt-rich, healing waters enable you to float unaided – and prepare to plunge into the lowest point on earth, located a whopping 1,312 feet (400 meters) below sea level.
At a resort hotel, you’ll enjoy the use of a private beach, swimming in freshwater pools and choosing to purchase a meal at your own expense. Then, at a time prearranged with your driver, return to your vehicle and enjoy the convenience of hotel drop-off in Amman.
Reviews by Viator travelers
Interesting place to visit. I now...
, Dec 2017
Interesting place to visit. I now saw the area from both countries. I question some of the information, especially since I visited both sides.