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Hiking Um Qais

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Hiking Um Qais

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Overview:

Embark on a captivating journey through history and nature on this one-day hike in Um Qais, an ancient city boasting breathtaking views and rich archaeological heritage. Explore the remnants of the Greco-Roman Decapolis city, perched atop a plateau overlooking the Jordan Valley and the Sea of Galilee.

  • Destination
  • Departure
    Amman
  • Departure Time
    07:30 AM
  • Return Time
    06:30 PM
  • Dress Code
    Sports, Athleisure, Hiking clothes
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Description:
Early Morning: Depart from Amman by pre-arranged transportation towards Um Qais archeological site, to start our hike from there
Mid-Morning: Arrive at the designated starting point for the trail and meet our guide After a safety briefing and gearing up, commence your hike on this scenic route.
Commence your day at the archaeological site of Um Qais. Explore the well-preserved ruins, including the
• Black Basilica, a magnificent Byzantine church.
• The odeon, a small Roman theater.
• The Islamic bathhouse, showcasing remnants of a past civilization.
• The Umayyad watchtower, offering panoramic vistas of the surrounding landscapes.
 Hiking Highlights:
• Traverse scenic paths offering breathtaking views of the Jordan Valley, the Yarmouk River, and the Sea of Galilee.
• Discover hidden natural gems like ancient caves and hidden springs (depending on the season).
• Learn about the region's unique flora and fauna from your guide (if offered).
• Immerse yourself in the tranquility of nature, contrasting the historical significance of Um Qais.
 Wrap Up: Reflect on your enriching day, filled with historical exploration and a taste of Um Qais' natural beauty.
Note: This program is a basic outline. You can customize it based on your preferences, and it could be including:
• Inclusion of meals and entrance fees.
This tour is calculared to fit 3 person at the same price, 4 persons and more would need different arrangements
and less than 3 person the trip will be more expensive

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