Explore the regions of Madaba, Mount Nebo and the Dead Sea with this religious one-day tour.
You will meet your guide at a prearranged location and drive about 30 km to Madaba town, known for its Byzantine mosaic art. Enjoy a visit to St. George’s Church with the popular mosaic map of the Holy Land from the 6th century. With two million pieces of local, colored stone, the map depicts hills and valleys, villages and towns in Palestine and the Nile Delta.
From here, we have a short drive to Mount Nebo. Here, Prophet Moses overlooked the Promised Land after 40 yrs in the desert and Nebo is his alleged burial site. Enjoy the view of the Holy Land, if the weather is clear and see more mosaics inside the early Christian church of Mount Nebo.
We will journey to the lowest point on earth, the Dead Sea. It is one of the most incredible places in the world. Due to the high salinity, one can float on the water and the mineral concentration in mud and water is used for therapeutic and beauty treatments. Queen Cleopatra appreciated the spa and health effects of the Dead Sea. Moreover, the area played a significant role in the Bible, most popular is the destruction of Sodom and Gomorrah.
You will be transferred to your Amman hotel