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Kerak Castle - Tour from Amman

Available in English Hotel Pick up included

Activity Schedule

  • When does it run?

    Daily

  • Duration

    5 hours

  • Start time

    Start time: 0800h (08:00am)
    Duration: 5 hours

  • Meeting Point
    Pick up from your hotel. (Please mention your hotel name and address at the time of booking. If you do not have this information now, our customer service executives will get in touch and confirm the details)
  • Ending Point

    Your hotel in Amman

Key Highlights

  • Kerak Castle is a magnificent Crusader fortress overlooking the serene Wadi Mujib
  • Explore its secret underground passages and valley

Overview

Get an insight into the interesting history and culture of Jordan on this excursion to the Kerak Castle. Built by the Baudouin king of Jerusalem in 1132 A.D. the fortress is a maze of galleries, arched chambers and fortified towers overlooking the valley of Wadi Mujib below. It is an impressive example of the Crusaders' architectural and military genius. Set out on a thrilling exploration of the well-preserved underground passages and chambers.

Entrance fees to Kerak Castle are included and you have the choice to explore independently or enlist the services and knowledge of a local guide.

Itinerary

  • You will be picked up from your hotel in a private air-conditioned car/mini van and taken on a sightseeing tour of the Kerak Castle . Explore the imposing fort which was built in 1132 AD on the caravan road linking Egypt to Syria by Baudouin king of Jerusalem. Kerak's most famous occupant was Reynald de Chatillon, whose reputation for treachery, betrayal and brutality is unsurpassed. The fortress is a maze of galleries, arched chambers and fortified towers overlooking the valley of Wadi Mujib below. Explore its interesting underground passages. At the end of the tour, you will be dropped back to your hotel in Amman.

Inclusions

  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • Transportation in a private air-conditioned car/mini van
  • English speaking driver
  • Entrance fee

Exclusions

  • Meals

Additional info

The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have.

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