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Baptism & Mukawer
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Why you'll love this trip
Enjoy an Unforgettable Baptism& Mukawer, Tour from Amman and See the Oldest Map Of Palestine In Madaba And The Baptism Site Where Prophet Jesus Baptized By St. John The Baptist.
Experience a tour of nature and culture! Together we will visit baptism and Mukawir, with this tour you will explore an artistic heritage of great value in Mukawer and you will get in touch with the unspoiled nature of the country contemplating its wonderful landscapes. Book your Baptism, Mukawer, Madaba and Mount Nebo Tour
Visit The third most holy site for Christians in the world, after the Church of the Holy Sepulchre and the Church of the Nativity, is the site of the baptism of Jesus Christ, known in Arabic as al-Maghtas. Excavations at Wadi Kharrar carried out after the 1994 peace treaty found evidence of a complex of churches, hermit cells and other buildings described in the writings of many pilgrims who have visited the site since the 2nd century AD. Now preserved as a tourist destination, al-Maghtas attracts tourists year-round.
The mountaintop fortress, now called Mukawer (Machaerus), commands panoramic views over much of the Dead Sea and the hills of Palestine and the Holy Land. It was here that Herod Antipas imprisoned John the Baptist, and later had him beheaded after Salome’s fateful dance.
Mukawer | Mukawir | Machaerus
Enjoy an amazing day trip from Amman to the Baptism site and Mukawer. Your tour manager will pick you up in the morning from your hotel in Amman. Then we will drive towards Baptism Site (Bethany), the place where Jesus Christ was baptized by St. John the Baptist. It is now one of the 3 most important places of pilgrimage in Catholicism. You will visit an old monastery; overlook the Jordan Valley, the Dead Sea and parts of the Holy Land. After that, we continue the trip to Mukawer (Machaerus), the former stronghold of Herod Antipas. This is the place where Herod had ordered the incarceration of St. John the Baptist after the fateful dance of Salome. Back to your hotel in Amman
- Pick up services from your hotel in Amman and return
- All transfers by a private a/c vehicle.
- English speaking driver during the tours
- Entrance fees to the above-mentioned sites
- Service charges and taxes
- Any extras not mentioned above
Tour price currency is set to USD but you can pay in Euro or British pound. The prices quoted per person per trip and prices are always updated to ensure you receive the lowest price possible. Once your tour is confirmed we guarantee the price will not be changed. Prices are valid until September 30th, 2021.
- Infants up to 5.99 years old are free of charge for the tour package sharing parent’s accommodations.
- Children 6 to 11.99 years old sharing parents accommodations with an extra bed is half the price of an adult rate.
- Children 12 years old and above are considered adults, full rates apply.
- If your sightseeing tours include domestic flights or/and ferry boat ticket, an extra supplement for your child may apply.
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