Auckland (and vicinity), New Zealand Auckland
Mon, Dec 22 - Mon, Jan 5

Highlights

  • Hill-top city of Karak with Ottoman architecture

  • Crusader castle—one of the largest in the region

  • Historical insight into many periods of Arab history

  • Endless passageways & tunnels to explore

  • Beautiful views across the Dead Sea & surrounding area

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9 AM Tour - Per Person Price - 4 Travelers or More

Duration 6h Free cancellation

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$80 per Traveler

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9 AM Tour - Per Person Price - 2 Travelers

Duration 6h Free cancellation

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$90 per Traveler

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9 AM Tour - Per Person Price - 3 Travelers

Duration 6h Free cancellation

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$93 per Traveler

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9 AM Tour - Per Person Price - 1 Traveler

Duration 6h Free cancellation

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$150 per Traveler

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Description

South of Amman is the fortified settlement of Karak, with a hill-top Crusader castle as its centerpiece, commanding panoramic views of the entire region. Learn about its history as a stronghold and discover the diverse architecture of the city that surrounds it, spanning Crusader to Ottoman.

Take a trip down the King's Highway to the historic city of Karak, a place of great importance to a number of civilizations. Built by King Baldwin I of Jerusalem, it's considered one of the best preserved and largest Crusader castles in the Middle East. Meander through the many dim passageways and tunnels in the depths of the castle, listening for the echoes of medieval battles.

Be sure to see the 19th century Ottoman buildings that surround the fortress ruins, now restored to their former glory. Pay a visit to the castle museum, full of facts about the local history and archeological information about this fascinating area. With its strategic position at nearly 3,000 feet (900 m) above sea level, the city is host to far-reaching views stretching all the way to the Dead Sea.


Inclusions

  • Guided tour of Karak Castle

  • Admission fees

  • Roundtrip transportation to and from your central Amman hotel

  • Commentary in English

  • Headset for tour commentary


Exclusions

  • Lunch and beverages


Know Before You Book

  • Check-in is 15 minutes prior to the booked tour start time.


Cancellation Policy

You can cancel free of charge until 4 days before your reservation starts. After that time, no cancellations, changes or refunds will be made.

Location

Karak, Jordan