• Tour code: 2268P162
  • Location: Amman, Jordan
  • Duration: 8 hours (approx.)
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Spend a full day immersed in the Islamic architecture and art of the Eastern Desert castles. With a private guide and driver, visit the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Qasr Amra, Qasr al-Asraq, and Qasr Kharana. Tours are available at each site (own expense). Entrance fees and round-trip transportation from Dead Sea area hotels are included.

Highlights

  • Full-day private tour of the Eastern Desert Castles from the Dead Sea
  • Private tour ensures personalized attention and a flexible itinerary
  • Visit Qasr Amra, Qasr al-Asraq, and Qasr Kharana
  • Pickup and drop-off from Dead Sea accommodations
  • Travel via private, climate-controlled vehicle

What You Can Expect

1-Day Desert Castle Private Tour from Dead Sea

Explore the ruins of Qasr al-Asraq

Be ready for convenient pickup at your Dead Sea hotel between 8 and 8:30am. Meet your dedicated guide and climb into a comfortable, private, air-conditioned vehicle with your private group. Set off for the medieval castles of Jordan's Eastern Desert. 

Arrive first at Qasr al-Azraq, a 13th-century fortress that served as T.E. Lawrence's headquarters during World War I. Snap some photos of the black basalt structure, then continue on to Qasr Amra, a UNESCO World Heritage Site built in the 8th century. The castle itself no longer exists, but the frescoes and artwork survive. 

Your final stop is one of the best-preserved Umayyad monuments in the area, the Qasr Kharana. Learn about the contested origins of the structure from your guide before returning to your hotel for drop-off around 5pm. 

This private tour ensures that you get undivided personalized attention from your guide and plenty of opportunities to ask questions.

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