Day 7: Dead Sea - Mount Nebo - Old Amman (110 Km)
Accomodation : Art Downtown Hotel
What to See :
Baptism site of Jesus Christ (guided tour available)
We checked out from our hotel in Dead Sea post our breakfast for Mount Nebo which is around 70 Kms. Mount Nebo, as mentioned in Hebrew Bible is the place where Moses is believed to see the promised land and where he was buried when he died.It is approximately 2330 ft above sea level and provides spectacular panoramic views of the Holy Land.
There are couple of restaurants at the hill top where you can have a snack break.
The Baptism site of Jesus Christ is also a UNESCO world heritage site and is the place where John the Baptist, baptised Jesus Christ in Jordan River. The vibe of the place is so serene and you can see baptisms taking place on both sides of the river I.e., Israel side and Jordan side.
Then we left for Old Amman and reached around 5 pm.
There are a lot of small cozy boutique hotels in Old Amman. Old Amman is heaven for food lovers - Al quds, Hashem, habibeh, fakhr el din, shams el balad to name a few. You can stroll the colourful and full of hustle & bustle Rainbow street. It is also shopper's paradise. You can definitely buy some nice souvenirs to take back with you from here.