Baptism Site, Mt Nebo, Madaba and Machaerus from Amman
Morning time we will drive to the Jordan Valley, to Bethany at the Jordan River. This is the place where Jesus Christ baptism by John the Baptist took place.
We also have a look at Elijah's Hill where Prophet Elijah ascended to heaven. Proceed to Mt. Nebo, the place where Prophet Moses gazed at the Promised Land before he died. You visit the old monastery and overlook the Jordan Valley, Dead Sea also parts of the Holy Land.
After we will proceed to Madaba, where we will find the famous mosaic 6th century map of Palestine in St. George’s church.
Continue to Machaerus, the hilltop stronghold of Herod the Great, King of Judea. His son Herod Antipas inherited the fortress. He ordered here the beheading of John the Baptist after Salome's fateful dance.
You have to walk 30 minutes to reach the top of the hill. Returning to your hotel or residence in Amman.
You will see encompasses important religious sites in this tour. You drive to the Jordan Valley to visit Bethany beyond Jordan, where Jesus Christ was baptized. For sure you will not miss Mt Nebo, the burial site of Prophet Moses, in Madaba St George’s Church with the mosaic map of the Holy Land and Machearus, where John the Baptist was imprisoned and beheaded.