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Whether you are a devout Christian, Jew or Muslim – or a traveller interested in all three traditions – we are happy to arrange a tour of religious sites for you.
The visitor interested in Islamic tradition might want to visit the maqamat, or holy shrines and tombs of prophets and Companions of the Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him), as well as memorialized sites of Muslim historical events such as the battles of Muta’ and Yarmuk. We can take you deep into desert to the site of a famed encounter between the Prophet Muhammad and a Nestorian monk, who foretold the young man’s future as a religious leader. We can also visit archaeological sites which mark the very earliest centuries of Islam - - the early minaret (ma’athanah) at Qastal, the church-to-mosque conversions in northern
The traveller intrigued with the Jewish past can visit the Tomb of Aaron (Nabi Haroun), towering above
The Christian tradition has been recently refurbished for the occasion of the Christian millennium in 2000. We might visit Umm ar-Rasas,
For anyone interested in exploring modern Islam, EJT is delighted to connect you with Jordanian Muslims – share meals with families, speak to Muslim clerics, visit a mosque, attend community prayer. Likewise for those interested in learning about one of the oldest Christian communities in the world, we are happy to connect you with the Orthodox Christians of Jordan’s Christian communities and churches. Attend traditional Eastern masses at village churches, take communion in a land where Jesus and early Christian ascetics retreated for contemplation.
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