Set atop the highest hill in the capital, Four Seasons Hotel Amman offers a perfectly positioned home base for exploring the beauty of Jordan and its many sights. Discover incredible things to do around Jordan, then let our expert concierge team tailor each experience to surpass your expectations. Here are our team’s recommended trips within Amman and an hour away from our Hotel, as well as day trips to immerse yourself in the culture of the region. Let us help you customize your stay.
Amman CitadelHop into a private car to explore the Amman Citadel, an archeological site at the centre of the capital located just minutes from our Hotel. The L-shaped hill is one of the seven hills that originally made up Amman and provides stunning views of downtown.
Museum & Gallery ItineraryLet our concierge team create a curated itinerary for you to experience some of Amman’s best museums and art galleries such as the Royal Automobile Museum, the Children’s Museum Jordan, The Jordan Museum and Amman Panorama Art Gallery.
Cooking Class at Beit SittiGet hands on during a cooking class at Beit Sitti, where you can learn how to prepare traditional Arabian dishes such as maaloubeh and mulukhiyeh in a home-like setting.
Rainbow Street TourRainbow Street is one of the oldest streets in Amman and a popular place for an evening stroll. Lined with cafés, restaurants and art galleries, the street is a must-visit location for shopping, a night out or a simple meal. Let us arrange your private transport and custom itinerary.
Helicopter TourView Amman and sites such as Petra and Jerash from a different perspective by helicopter.
Ride Like a RoyalIn commemoration of the Crown Prince’s marriage, discover the city in style in a classic car such as a 1986 Cadillac, 1956 Ford Thunderbird or 1958 Mercedes Benz 180 that were all once driven by members of the royal family. You’ll also have the opportunity to view the 1949 Mercury Custom, a gift to His Majesty King Abdullah II, and the 1949 Packard Eight that was used privately by His Majesty the Late King Hussein on exhibit at the Hotel.
The Ruins of JerashDiscover one of the best, most well-preserved Ancient Roman cities outside of Italy, located less than an hour north of our Hotel. Let us make the arrangements for an unforgettable visit to the ancient city of Jerash that has been inhabited for more than 6,500 years.
A Morning in MadabaStart your day taking in 360˚ views from the top of Mount Nebo before paying a visit to the Greek Orthodox Church of St. George to see the legendary mosaic map of the Christian Holy Land. Afterwards, enjoy a lunch of mezze and local dishes at nearby Haret Jdoudna.
Water Hiking at Wadi MujibWeave your way through towering sandstone cliffs, stopping by waterfalls and natural swimming pools as you follow the water’s path through the Wadi Mujib gorge. An expert guide will lead you through the trails of the Mujib Biosphere Reserve, the lowest nature reserve in the world. Afterwards, we recommend heading to the nearby Dead Sea for a relaxing float in the salt-dense water.
Float in the the Dead SeaThe Dead Sea is one of the most unique bodies of water on Earth. Let us arrange a private car to take you to to its shores so that you can float in the famously dense, salty water and experience the benefits of the sea’s mineral-rich mud. You can also opt to stop at the Baptism Site of Jesus Christ either on the way there or on the way back.
Discover PetraA trip to Jordan isn’t complete without a visit to Petra, one of the New Seven Wonders of The World. Enjoy a gourmet breakfast to go and a chocolate treat as you ride in your luxury transportation to and from the ancient sandstone city. Want to take it a step further? Opt for a helicopter ride to view the sights from above.
Explore Wadi RumSpend the day in Wadi Rum exploring the vast desert landscape and its natural arches, towering cliffs, narrow gorges and caverns, along with the petroglyphs and archaeological remains. Float above the desert in a hot air balloon, go off-roading and savour a lunch cooked on a zarb, a traditional Bedouin underground oven used by nomadic herding peoples in the Arabian Peninsula. You’ll also have the option to stay the night in a tented camp for a truly immersive experience.
Diving in AqabaLocated four hours south of Amman, Aqaba is a Jordanian port city on the Red Sea’s Gulf of Aqaba. Dive to see colourful reef coral and fish, and even explore a sunken ship. The sea and currents are usually calm, making it ideal for divers for all levels.
Practise Wellness in PellaBegin your spiritual journey in Pella, a historic village north of Jordan, with a welcome ceremony at the Marsam, followed by a mountaintop meditation session with a shepherd and his sheep. After a nourishing lunch at the Marsam, learn about dream weaving, then enjoy a sunset surrender yoga session. Finish off your spiritual journey by practising art therapy techniques that will help rejuvenate body and soul.
Paint in NatureTry your hand at sketching at a local archaeological site, then take an exclusive tour of the atelier of one of Jordan’s celebrated artists such as Dina Malkawi or Aya Abu Ghazaleh. Top off your artistic adventure with lunch at the Marsam, featuring a chef-curated meal made with farm-to-table ingredients, followed by a sunset painting class.
Connect with the People of Umm QaisSpend a day in the homes of the women of Umm Qais to learn their way of life, pick up new skills and prepare a meal foraged from a nearby mountain range. After a warm welcome at the Beit al Baraka, enjoy a class on the arts of basket weaving and Hadab making, followed by a session on stone masonry with local artisans. Finish your day by helping revive the local ecology with a seed bomb making class, then savour a sunset picnic in the wild.
Bike or Hike along the Mediterranean SeaGet your heart pumping during a cycling or hiking experience along the Mediterranean. Speed across olive groves and wheat fields with the backdrop of Lake Tiberias and the Golan Heights. Relax afterwards with a home-cooked farm-to-table meal at a local home, then follow a beekeeper to learn about the world of bees. Conclude your day with an archaeological site tour, followed by a sundowner in the wild.