Private full-day tour of Karak and Shobak castles from Amman
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Private full-day tour of Karak and Shobak castles from Amman

Free cancellation
Language: English
Availability: Daily
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: 7 hours
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Explore one of the largest castles in the Levant
  • Reveal the history of the two 12th century Crusaders Castles in Karak and Shobak
  • Fun for the whole family!
  • Live and breathe Jordanian history
What to expect

Get picked up from your hotel in Amman and head South to visit two 12th century Crusaders Castles! These sites are famous for their unique blend of civilizations, ranging from Roman, Byzantine, to Arab-Islamic. Your first stop will be at one of the most important and largest Crusader Castles in the Levant region: Crac Des Moabites (locally known as Karak Castle). This 12th-century castle was mostly under the direct control of fighting Crusaders, during the Holy Wars, serving as an important stronghold. You'll also get the chance to explore Krak de Montreal or Mons Regalis (Locally known as Al Shobak Castle). This impressive fortress was built by King Baldwin I of Jerusalem to guard the road from Egypt to Damascus.

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COVID-19 information
The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.
  • Visitor numbers are limited to reduce crowds
  • The experience complies with government regulations
  • Social distancing is enforced
  • Areas frequented by visitors are regularly disinfected
  • Hand sanitizers are provided for staff and visitors
  • All gear/equipment is sanitised between use
  • Visitors are required to bring and wear masks
  • Guides and all other staff are required to wear masks
  • Temperature screening is compulsory for all visitors
  • What's included
    • Entrance Fees to Karak and Shobak Castles
    • Professional English-speaking driver
    • Local English Speaking Guide at Karak Castle (only if this option is chosen)
    • All Applicable Taxes
    • Transportation in air-conditioned vehicle
    • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
    What's not included
    • Personal Expenses
    • Tips (optional)
    • Food and drinks
    • Tips (optional)
    Reduced price
    • Children (2-11): Reduced
    Where

    Pick-up is from your city hotel in Amman

    Meeting point:

    During booking, you will be asked to provide your pick-up address. Please confirm the pick-up place and time directly with the local operator whose contact information can be found in the voucher after booking.

    What to remember
    • Please wear weather appropriate, comfortable clothing and shoes
    • It is recommended to bring a hat, plenty of water and sunscreen (especially during summer months)
    • Don't forget your camera!
    • This tour has a minimum of 2 participants
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    When
    • Daily
    • Pick-up starts at 7.15 am
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    Provider
    Travco Jordan
    Booking fee
    Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
    Cancellation policy
    Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 1 day before the activity begins.

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