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Eat like a Local, Downtown Tour
Join us as walk our favorite spots in Jabal Amman's local neighborhoods and into the hustle of the city center, all accessible on foot. From small food stands on one of the oldest streets in Amman, to the largest market downtown. With at least 8+ food and drink stops and all food included. On our walk chat with us about the relationship between culture and food, and learn more about the Levant Arab region as we share stories about living in Amman as a local and American ex-pat. As well as enjoying the city's vibrant street art along the way. Eat as the locals do with us!
Alternative Downtown Tour of Amman
On this tour, I will guide you through an in-depth journey through modern Amman focusing on its history. We will highlight the most important historical events of modern day Jordan by visiting places and people that bring these events to life. This tour highlights the differences between the western and less-visited eastern side of the city, the role of immigrants, and economic history that has contributed to the east-west divide. Observing street art, graffiti, and local markets will help us explore the economic realities of each area. We will learn about daily life in east Amman from its residents. I have a passion for storytelling and connecting guests with locals to learn about what life is like in Amman set against the last 150 years of its history. As many of the reviews have noted, guests find this connection to be special and unique, and something that most touristic experiences do not offer. I would love to host you on this tour to meet the beautiful people and learn about the rich history of this city. Sharing a traditional meal (Iftar during Ramadan) and conversation with a family host can be arranged for a modest additional cost, if desired. Please send a direct message if you're interested. Other things to note: A more suitable time for the guests and the tour guide can be arranged after booking.
Jordan's Hidden Gem, Exploring the Epic Water Trail Canyon
An Epic Water Trail Adventure in Wadi Bin Hammad! Get ready to be mesmerized as we explore the stunning valley, complete with cascading waterfalls, lush vegetation, and breathtaking scenery that will make you forget you're in Jordan. Our thrilling 3-hour water trail will take us deep into the heart of the canyon, where we'll be surrounded by the sounds of nature and the refreshing cool waters of the gorge. And what better way to top off the adventure than with a delicious, traditional meal of Gallayet Bandora and Hummus, prepared right on site? So join me for a day of fun, excitement, and unforgettable memories!"
Old Amman on foot like no guidebook
We meet up in front of my residence at the indicated day and time, and we head downtown passing through my neighborhood, the trendy artistic Jabal Weibdeh. We descend cute hidden colorful stairs that bring us right into the traditional markets of city center, ultimately leading us to the "Nymphaeum" Roman public fountain and the must-see Roman amphitheatre that can fit up to 6000 spectators! Next, we stretch our legs and climb up to the famous Roman/Islamic citadel (Please note entrance fees to these sites are not included: 2 JDs for the amphitheatre and 3 JDs for the citadel, unless you have purchased the Jordan Pass ahead of time which will grant you free entry). On the way back to downtown, we pass by some famous sweet shops to try the mouthwatering Syrian Halawet Jiben and the famous Palestinian Kunafa, where we end the tour. Other things to note: -Good walking stamina is required. - If you wish to visit the citadel along the way, expect climbing up around 100 stairs. -Walk is highly customizable based on your time and interest. Ladies, try to avoid shorts and revealing clothes, area of tour is traditional and thus conservative.
Discover Little Petra with a bedouin enthousiastic
Little Petra is an old town and caravan station from the era of the Nabateans. It was build before Petra, 2000 B.C. And it is known as it´s little sister - not many tourists have discovered it yet, so it´s way less crowded then Petra We will start the tour from the entrance of Little Petra, from where we will go hiking to Bir Al Arayes; a Nabatean massive rock-cut water cistern. This is a water storage that was used to supply the caravan stations and the market area and shelter caves. Then we go see the Nabatean ruins itself. I will show you around and during the walk there I will also explain more about the history of this place and of the bedouin lifestyle. Afterwards, bedouin tea is optional, where you will be able to listen many local stories Other things to note: We will meet in Little Petra. You can find the location on the map. It is 10 minutes drive from Petra. I also offer a longer tour (3,5 hours): https://www.airbnb.nl/experiences/1174682
Float in the White beach of the Dead Sea
Buckle up as we leave the hustle and bustle of Amman behind and head towards the Earth's lowest point. Once we arrive, be prepared to be awestruck by the natural beauty of the Dead Sea. We'll start with an unforgettable swim, where you'll float effortlessly in the therapeutic waters while taking in the breathtaking scenery. And of course, we can't forget to capture the moment with some jaw-dropping photos! But that's not all - have you ever experienced the magical benefits of the Dead Sea mud? We'll immerse ourselves in a refreshing mud-bath and let the natural minerals do their work, leaving our skin feeling rejuvenated and refreshed. And let's not forget about the food - we'll head to the local cuisine at one of Amman's most authentic and oldest restaurants, satisfying our taste buds with every bite. Don't miss out on this incredible adventure that will leave you feeling invigorated and alive! Join us on this journey to the Dead Sea's White Beach 'Salt-beach' and make unforgettable memories that will last a lifetime.
Cook a Traditional Dish with Shereen
Meet your local chef and become her Sous Chef for the day! Learn the recipe of the local dish you'll be making & write it down to take home to cook for friends & family. Prepare the meal & enjoy together. Other things to note Bring your camera to take memorable photos or to document the recipe. Let Shereen know if you're a vegan or vegetarian (she's a very good vegan chef actually)!
We will begin our tour at one of Amman's oldest district (Abdali), heading towards the main court of Amman (Palace of Justice) where we will share a little bit of Amman's history and judicial system. Then we will visit a mosque and a church which are located at the same street talking about the diversity in Jordan and sharing the habits and traditions of its citizens. As we continue walking, we will visit the Jordan National Gallery of Fine Arts which is a cultural, non-governmental, non-profit organisation, founded in Amman, Jordan, in 1979. Its goal is to encourage cultural diversity, disseminate artistic knowledge and promote art from the Islamic and Developing worlds. In 1980 it established the contemporary museum collection of artworks from the Developing World. We will then visit a local jam shop which is a dynamic lifestyle brand from Jordan. Makers of artisan jams, botanical teas and raw honey. they design food experiences inspired by the landscape and my tourists get to buy and taste some of their remarkable jams. The tour will end at Downtown Amman, which we will get to buy going down very unique stairs with graffiti drawings on every wall. We will have lunch at the very famous Falafel restaurant and end it up with the delicious sweet Knafeh. Other things to note It is a walking tour so make sure you come with comfortable shoes!
Explore Umm Qais and have a delicious barbecue with a view
We start off in my Airbnb apartment in the city of Irbid (1.5 hours away from Amman), where we hangout for a little bit, have a drink and get to know each other. We then head to the Car/Van (depends on how many we are) and drive to get the supplies for the trip, where we visit a butcher, to get the meat for the infamous “Sajeye” meal, vegetables, snacks and drinks. Then we have a 40 minutes drive with music, singing and just having fun! After reaching our destination we get out and start exploring the city of Umm Qais where we head to see the old ruins and the castle while I explain the history behind it. After a short hike of about an hour, we head to a secret spot on top of the mountain where we settle down and start unpacking our supplies. We start a fire and establish a nice, cozy setting around the fire where we will start cooking with an amazing view of the Tabareya lake which is surrounded by Israel and Syria, oh and you could also see the snowy Jabal Al-sheikh mountain in Lebanon! By the time we finish eating, the stars will be shining above us, so it will be a good time for some star gazing and other activities like playing music and etc. We then head back to where we started and that will conclude our experience.
Learn my old family Jordanian dishes
You will learn how to cook comfort Jordanian dishes from my Grandma’s recipes but with an international modern twist that is very easy to duplicate back home. Examples are (Jordanian Bedouin Sajieh with Pesto or Freekeh risotto). Itinerary: The experience will last for 3 hours per the following: 1) Guest welcome (Jordanian style), with Arabic coffee and dates, while talking about the Jordanian culture and providing few tips about Amman city. 2) Each guest up to six will be assigned her / his tools and have a hands-on cooking lesson. 3) We will cook then eat a Jordanian tray that includes two starters and two main dishes. 4) Vegan and vegetarian dishes are available and can be customized per request. 5) Soft drinks are provided; guests are free to bring their favorite beverages. The cooking lesson will take place in my recently renovated kitchen especially customized to host the cooking experience, I will also explain /talk and provide samples of my grandma’s secret spice recipe, a spice mix that is flavor base for most Jordanian dishes and provide a unique flavor that is not easy to replicate. Other things to note This Experience complies with the Airbnb's Guidelines for Safe Food Handling
The Perfect experience of the Ancient Amman City
Experience the old downtown of Amman with me, I will share stories and details about the outstanding places we are going to. Here is the plan for the perfect! Morning in Amman: - Pick you up from your hotel in Amman. - Traditional Jordanian Breakfast. - Explore the Roman Theater. - Visit the Roman Nymphaeum of Amman. - Walk to the Grand Husseini Mosque. - Explore Al Balad (Downtown) roads and shops. - Walk to The Jordan Museum. - Drive to the Amman Citadel to explore it. - Drop you off at your hotel in Amman. Entrance Fees to some of the places will apply, Jordan Pass will cover all except the Jordan Museum.
Explore Arabic Calligraphy
This experience will give you the basics of calligraphy; aka khat Arabi, an art that has been endorsed for hundreds of years in the region. What will be the focus of this experience? The Deewani script! It is one of the eight common varieties of Arabic script. it has been used for the important "messages" during the Ottoman Empire and is used till now as a smooth, lovely, and brilliant calligraphy font. You will learn about Arabic letters, how to hold an Arabic pen, and to try the other fonts. In the end, you can get your name or any other word you like as a design, you might like to keep it or convert it into a tattoo ;) besides taking a calligraphy pen to practice!
Experience Amman city to the fullest
On this trip, we will go in-depth into Amman city. I'll show you the historic side of Amman, I'll walk you through every hidden gem in the old streets of Amman. You will experience the outstanding streets, food, archaeological sites, people, and some religious sites in Amman like King Abdallah Mosque. We will go through every detail and story of each part of the old city of Amman and you will get to experience the full Amman culture and history trip. The tour will take place in Amman's old quarter, including Jabal Al Webdieh, Al Abdali, Downtown, Amman Citadel, and finally Jabal Amman (Rainbow Street). (if the tour time or date is not convenient for you, you can send me a message to schedule another time and date ) (the price does not include any entry tickets or food, if you have Jordan pass you don't have to pay for any entry tickets except for King Abdallah Mosque)
Getting to know the Jordan-Amman City and ancient sites
*(Take a walking tour with a local to see the best Amman or Jerash! Have an expert take your tour around the city to see ancient ruins and sample the local cuisine and street food and night life!)* ***Amman Tour *** 1)*:Downtown Amman. downtown is always lively! The place doesn't change Merchants are smiling and inviting you in their shops to try their delicious Arabic food, I will walk you through every hidden gem in the old streets of Amman and walking night life. 2)*:Amman Citadel Hill. This ancient historical site sits high above downtown streets, Explore the Amman Citadel (Jabal al-Qalaa) including Roman ruins (the Palace and Hercules Temple), the National Archeological Museum, and stunning panoramic views of ancient Amman!. 3)*:Roman Theater. Amman's Roman Theatre is a 6,000 seat theater built in the 2nd century when the city was known as Philadelphia. 4)*:The path of the nymphs. It is a nympheum located in the center of the capital and is considered one of the important Romanbuilding ***Jerash Tour *** 1)*:Jerash. is a city in Jordan about 52km north of the capital Amman, Inhabited since the Bronze Age its known for the ruins of the walled GrecoRoman settlement of Gerasa just outside the modern city These include the 2nd-century Hadrians Arch the Corinthian columns of the Temple of Artemis and the oval colonnade. **Note** the Jerash tour has a different price.**
Food Crawl of Melting Cultures
A Food crawl that will give you the chance to fill up on delicious food: Some typical for Jordan and some brought into our country by immigrants from neighboring countries who helped create a unique gastronomic melting point in Amman over the past century. We meet in Jabal Weibdeh, and walk to our first stop where we will try the Armenian Basturma sandwich (seasoned air-dried cured beef), and learn a bit about the history of the largest non-Arab Christian minority in Jordan, who settled here post World War I. We then descend to “Darat Al-Funoon” gallery to enjoy Iraqi, Iranian, or Yemeni tea in their panoramic garden. (Closed on Fridays). We continue our descent to city center to try the most famous Vegetarian Middle Eastern bite of all time: “Falafel”. We taste the freshly-prepared chickpea balls in one of the most iconic shops established in 1948. We continue our path to try out a very famous Levantine sandwich: “Shawerma”, freshly grilled and sliced off a cone-like stack. Our 5th stop is a hidden gem, a Pakistani restaurant. We try delicious selected signature dishes while I tell you the story of how pakistani nationals like the restaurant owner “Abu-Ryad” settled in Jordan as farmers 2 generations ago. Our tour ends SWEETLY with Syrian and Palestinian desserts: Halawet el-Jibn, cheese dow filled with fresh cream, and the infamous Palestinian Knafe!