Eastern Desert Castles, Shaumari Reserve and Azraq Wetlands Day Trip from Amman (AC-JHT-015)

Category: Day Tours from Amman City

Pick Up Point /Starting from  : Amman Hotel or Residence

Pick Up Time  : 08.00 am 

Trip Duration  : 08 - 10  Hours Approx. 

Trip Type : Private Tour by Air-conditioned vehicle

Trip Runs : Every Day / Any Day

Tour Itinerary of Eastern Desert Castles, Shaumari Reserve and Azraq Wetlands :

Your driver will pick you up and you will head north from Amman to the Eastern Desert. You will visit three of the region's famous desert castles built by the powerful Umayyad dynasty in the — UNESCO-listed Qusayr Amra, Qasr Kharana and Qasr al-Azraq.  Qusayr Amra was once an Umayyad hunting hideaway. The impeccably preserved castle is now best-known for its 8th-century frescoes that depict hedonistic scenes of nude women, wine and wild times.

Next stop is the impressive 2 story Qasr Kharana where Mesopotamian, Arabic and Greek influences are all apparent inside its walls.

Near Azraq is Shaumari Reserve which was established as a breeding centre to reintroduce wildlife to the regions such as endangered Arabian oryx, Persian onagers (wild ass), Dorcas gazelles and houbara bustards. You will go on a safari trip at the reserve.

Next you will visit the Azraq wetlands which have an abundant of wildlife/birdlife.

Qasr Al-Azraq is a built from black bassalt and was built as a hunting lodge by the Umayyads, but is more famously known as TE Lawrences headquarters in more recent history.

You will be transferred back to your hotel in Amman.

 

Rate Per Person in Private Tour in $USD  :

 

Rate Per Person in $USD for Private Tour

No. of People  

Rate in $USD

Vehicle to be used

01 Person

$ 260

Car / Sedan 4 seats

02 people

$ 165

Car / Sedan 4 seats

03 people

$ 145

Car / Sedan 4 seats

04 people

$ 140

Mini Van 06 seats

05 people

$ 130

Mini Van 06 seats

06 people

$ 120

Mini Van 06 seats

07 or more people

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As Appropriate

Single Supplement

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Rate Includes the followings :

All Transfers in private, A/C, modern vehicle with English speaking, assisting driver

Entrance fees to Eastern Desert Castles, Shaumari Reserve, Azraq Reserve

Short Oryx Safari at Shaumari (01 hour)

Self guided hike at Azraq Wetlands

Mineral water on board of the vehicle. 

 

Rate does not include :

All kinds of tips, meals, drinks & private expenses 

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