Qasr el Yahud is a baptism site in the Jordan River Valley region of the West Bank, claimed by the State of Palestine and under Israeli occupation. Because of this the more popular and easier access Yardenit Baptismal Site is where nearly all Christian pilgrims traveling to the region will visit during their Christian escorted tours to Israel.
Located only 18.6 miles from the capital Amman, along the 5,000 year old Kings' Highway, is one of the most amazing places in the Holy Land. After driving past several ancient cities, you’ll come upon Madaba, known worldwide as the “City of Mosaics.”
Petra located 170 miles from Amman Jordan, is a UNESCO World Heritage sites and considered one of the Seven Wonders of the Modern World, is without question Jordan's most valuable tourist attraction and treasure. An amazing city, carved into the sheer rock by the Nabataeans, an Arab civilization who settled in Petra more then 2000 years ago, making it an important trade route that linked Asia in to the Middle East, and on to Greece and Rome.
Mount Nebo standing 3,300 ft high located only six miles northwest of Madaba Jordan is according to the scriptures, the mountain from where God showed Moses the Promise Land to his people before he died (Deuteronomy 34). Naturally Mount Nebo has traditionally been an important site for Christians traveling to the Holy Land, and is a popular stop for tours that go on to Jordan from Israel.