Explore the best of Jordan with our range of escorted group tours or plan your own unique adventure with a tailor-made holiday.

Jordan is perhaps best known for the lost city of Petra with its famous Treasury and Monastery. Delve deeper into Jordan and you’ll find the red desert sands of Wadi Rum where you can dine around a crackling bonfire under the desert stars with the welcoming Bedouin tribes. There's the warm coral-filled waters of the Gulf of Aqaba on the Red Sea and the therapeutic waters of the Dead Sea. With Crusader castles, incredible views of the Promised Land from sacred Mt Nebo, Amman - Jordan’s modern capital city, Roman Jerash and the Sea of Galilee, Jordan makes for a truly perfect holiday destination.

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Travelling with us, you'll see the very best of Jordan, be it on one of our guided group tours with expert local guides, or on a tailor made holiday. We also recommend combining a visit to nearby Egypt or Israel with your holiday to Jordan.

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Xmas in Petra - 8 Days Amman, Jordan 22 Dec 2017 USD $1,123 was $2,245 2-for-1 Xmas in Petra - 8 Days Map
Festive Road to Jordan - 15 days Cairo, Egypt 16 Dec 2017 USD $1,676 was $2,095 20% off Festive Road to Jordan - 15 days Map
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Passage to Petra - 6 days Amman, Jordan 23 Dec 2017 USD $1,526 was $1,795 15% off Passage to Petra - 6 days Map
New Years in Wadi Rum - 8 Days Amman, Jordan 27 Dec 2017 USD $1,908 was $2,245 15% off New Years in Wadi Rum - 8 Days Map
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Jordan Group Tours

Passage to Petra

6 days | FROM USD $1,595

Spend two incredible nights in Petra's lost city, camp under the stars...

Visit the Monastery in Petra on our Jordan toursTemples, Tombs, Treasury - 12 days MapExciting Days, Comfortable Nights

Temples, Tombs, Treasury

12 days | FROM USD $2,425

The best of Egypt and Jordan, a treasure chest of ancient sites...

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Totally Jordan

8 Days | FROM USD $1,895

Camp out in Wadi Rum, spend two nights in the lost city of Petra,...

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Pyramids to Petra

14 days | FROM USD $2,475

Discover the best of Egypt and Jordan on an adventure that includes...

Road to Jordan

15 days | FROM USD $2,525

Pyramids, Valley of the Kings, Nile felucca cruising & time to relax...

Starry night | Wadi Rum | JordanPerseids Meteor Shower - 8 days MapExciting Days, Comfortable Nights

Perseids Meteor Shower

8 days | FROM USD $2,245

Witness the incredible Perseids Meteor Shower from our desert camp at...

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Road to Jerusalem

11 days | FROM USD $3,595

Combine Jordan and Israel on one amazing trip. Discover the wonders of...

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Pyramids, Petra, Promised Land

18 days | FROM USD $4,225

Explore the highlights of Egypt, Jordan and the promised lands of...

With the once-lost city of Petra, vast desert of Wadi Rum and the buoyant waters of the Dead Sea making it to the top of most travellers’ wish lists in Jordan, we’ve made sure these are included on all of our group tours. In addition to this, you can also take in the Roman ruins of Jerash, explore Crusader castles or opt to join our Petra Kitchen for an evening of culinary fun learning to prepare delicious Jordanian cuisine. All of our trips are led by expert local guides and we include return airport transfers, ensuring you’re taken care of every step of the way. read more

Consider combining your journey to Jordan with a trip to the ancient wonders or neighbouring Egypt or the religious monuments of Israel. Looking for something different? Soak up Jordan's spectacular scenery as you trek to Petra or visit for the Perseids Meteor Shower.

Jordan XMAS and New Year Tours

Xmas in Petra

8 Days | FROM USD $2,245

Enjoy a Jordanian Christmas Eve feast in the Petra, participate in a...

New Years in Wadi Rum

8 Days | FROM USD $2,245

Celebrate a Bedouin New Year’s Eve Bash in the heart of Wadi Rum...

Festive Road to Jordan

15 days | FROM USD $2,095

Pyramids, Valley of the Kings, Nile felucca sailing and relaxation in...

Escape to the sun and celebrate the festive season in Jordan on one of our special Christmas and New Year itineraries. Imagine floating in the Dead Sea, exploring crusader castles, delving into the spectacular ancient city of Petra and so much more this December. Enjoy Christmas Day with a Jordanian feast in Petra or New Year's Eve under a glittering sky of stars at our desert camp in Wadi Rum.

Jordan Trekking Holidays

The walk into Petra | JordanDana to Petra Trek - 8 Days MapTrek, Cycle and Sightsee

Dana to Petra Trek

8 Days | FROM USD $1,645

Trek for six days through Jordan's beautiful and rugged countryside,...

The trek from Dana Nature Reserve to Petra is one of the finest in the Middle East and forms part of the new ‘Jordan Trail’, which spans the length of the beautiful and diverse kingdom of Jordan, straddling the edge of the great Rift Valley. Trekking over dry wadis, sandy desert and rocky terrain, which includes some easy scrambling, we walk for an average of 5 to 6 hours a day, camping Bedouin style under the desert stars, on this great adventure which ends in Petra - one of the New 7 Wonders of the World. Escorted by a local guide and travelling in a small group, get off the beaten track and discover the spectacular rugged landscapes of Jordan on our 8 day ‘Dana to Petra Trek’.

Jordan Private Tours

The Dead Sea | JordanPetra & The Dead Sea - 4 Days MapTailored To Suit You

Petra & The Dead Sea

4 Days | FROM USD $1,495

Enjoy a brief but memorable jaunt to Jordan. Visiting the legendary...

On the road | JordanSelf Drive Jordan - 8 days MapTailored To Suit You

Self Drive Jordan

8 days | FROM USD $1,885

Take control of the wheel and discover Jordan. With the assurance of a...

Cooking lesson | Petra | JordanJordan on the Menu - 8 days MapTailored To Suit You

Jordan on the Menu

8 days | FROM USD $3,325

A fantastic cooking course for foodies! Learn to cook traditional...

Camel Caravan | EgyptCairo to Amman - 15 days MapTailored To Suit You

Cairo to Amman

15 days | FROM USD $4,555

Discovering some of the world's best archaeological sites, we combine...

Enjoy a memorable sojourn to Jordan with one of our carefully crafted private journeys - explore Jordan's ancient sites and Roman ruins following in the footsteps of Lawrence of Arabia, enjoy some R&R at the Dead Sea or Aqaba, get behind the wheel on a self-drive holiday or learn to cook traditional Jordanian cuisine in Petra. If you have a bit of extra time consider visiting neighbouring Egypt too.

Our Jordan tours including camel trekking in the Wadi Rum desert

Tailor-made Holidays

If you have something specific in mind and would like to create your own dream itinerary to the Hashemite Kingdom, then our team of tailor-made consultants would be happy to arrange this for you. Having extensively travelled to the region themselves, they can suggest sights, activities and experiences to enjoy, ensuring that your holiday to Jordan is one of a kind and tailored to you. We'll recommend the best hotels to suit your tastes and budget from comfortable 3 star to luxurious 5 star.

Frequently asked questions about our touring holidays in Jordan

Will I see Petra and how much time will I spend at the site?

The incredible Nabataean city of Petra is the country's top attraction and so it's included on all of our Jordan group tours. A full day is spent exploring the temples, theatres and colonnaded streets of the ancient city, with entry via the siq to arrive at the extraordinary Treasury facade. The next morning there is free time to return to Petra via al-Madras, with visits to the High Place of Sacrifice and Wadi Farasa. As two nights are spent at Petra, there is plenty of free time for you to opt for the Petra by Night experience or our Petra Kitchen bolt-on.

What is your desert camp like in Wadi Rum and will I need a sleeping bag?

We also include a night in Wadi Rum on every one of our Signature tours in Jordan. The night is spent in a permanent desert camp with individual tents for two people. Inside the tents are comfortable camp beds and warm bedding, so you don't need to bring a sleeping bag but you may wish to bring your own liner. Showers and toilets are in an outhouse close by with hot running water. There's a communal area with rugs and cushions where food is eaten in the evening. The camp's position at the foot of an easily-climbed rocky hill makes it the perfect spot to watch the sun set.

How much walking is required on your Jordan tours?

Petra is a sprawling site and over the course of the day spent here, you'll be walking for a good six hours and cover approximately 14 km. The climb up to the Monastery alone involves 854 strenuous steps, however, this is an optional visit and donkeys are available if you require assistance. On tours departing between April and October you'll embark on a moderate–paced two hour trek along the Siq Trail at Wadi Mujib. Depending on the water level this can be quite a challenging adventure as climbing is required in sections. If you prefer to give this a miss, you can head straight to the Dead Sea after viewing Wadi Mujib from the entrance of the siq.

What should I wear whilst visiting Jordan?

Jordan is more liberal than many countries in the Middle East yet it is still a conservative country. It's a good idea to dress respectfully and with modesty in mind. This means opting for shorts or skirts that touch the knee, high necklines and keeping shoulders covered. Loose-fitting, opaque clothing is the best option, not only to avoid causing offence but also to be more comfortable in the high summer heats. Choose cotton over synthetic materials and pack a wide-brim hat to keep your face shaded from the intense sun. For footwear, take a good pair of walking shoes for the day of guided sightseeing in Petra.

How big are your tour groups and what is the age of your travellers?

Our average group size in Jordan is around 14 passengers and you'll be travelling with an eclectic mix of English-speaking people from all over the world. Our Christmas, New Year and Perseids Meteor Shower departures attract a larger group size due to the nature of these events. You'll find a wide range of ages on tour from those in their 20s to those in their 60s or even 70s. On average the age is around the mid-40s.

What is the standard of hotels on your trips?

You'll be staying in comfortable, modern 4-star hotels in Jordan. We've chosen well-located properties that offer all the amenities you need. In Petra and the Dead Sea the hotels have a swimming pool where you can cool off after a day in the heat. At Wadi Rum we use a deluxe permanent desert camp with proper bathroom facilities.

What sort of transport do you use in Jordan?

Depending on the group size you'll be travelling in air-conditioned coaches with toilets on board or in smaller mini-vans. At the entrance to the Wadi Rum protected area you'll board well-used 4x4 vehicles to navigate the rolling orange sands. Four passengers get in each vehicle plus a local driver. It's the quickest and easiest way to get to our desert camp.

When is the best time to visit Jordan for general sightseeing?

The months of March and April or September and October are the best time to visit Jordan as this is when temperatures are milder and more comfortable for sightseeing. In April some of the less arid landscapes in Jordan will be in bloom with colourful wildflowers, which makes the country even more photogenic. The months between May and August are very hot and the temperatures can be overbearing for many people but if you want to witness the celestial display of the Perseids Meteor Shower then August is when you should time your visit.

Jordan tour reviews

Scoring an average traveller rating of 4.88 out of 5 based on 77 recent reviews — See All Jordan Reviews

The best holiday I've ever had! Everything made interesting and I felt like everything was organised so well, it was seamless. We spent just the right amount of time at each location, and Ogla was a brilliant guide. I has a brilliant time, and would totally recommend anyone to visit Jordan and use On The Go!”  

Katharine Hesketh • Submitted 16 Nov 2017

After recently completing the Pyramids, Petra and Promised Lands tour, I can definitely say that Egypt was the unexpected highlight of the trip. From the moment I arrived in Cairo and was whisked away to a Pyramids by Night show, I loved every minute. It's not just the beautiful ancient sites and culture, but the locals and the heart of the country that make it so special. I was significantly younger than anyone else on the trip but never felt out of place, and I truly believe that I've made lifelong friendships from the tour. If anyone has ever considered visiting Egypt, I would wholeheartedly recommend to do it- and with On The Go.

Every day and experience felt like an adventure that was being undertaken with my best friends. I loved every minute- the Red Sea was so beautiful and an amazing opportunity to relax at the end of the trip- the only negative was I would've loved more time there. Another massive highlight was the felucca. The crew were fantastic and always friendly and helpful. They achieved the perfect balance of making us all feel right at home while still feeling like we were having an authentic experience (as well as serving up the best food on the entire trip).

Philae Temple, set beautifully against the Nile, was another of my favourite sights that we visited. The entire temple and history of the gods portrayed there was given context by starting the day with a story acted out by all of us, directed by our guide, Momo. This new understanding of what we were seeing allowed all the carvings around the temple to have much more significance and meaning to them.

I also need to specifically commend Momo on his management and delivery of the Egypt section of the tour. He is the perfect example of why to do a tour as opposed to solo travel. He continually demonstrated his extensive knowledge in everything Egypt related and was always passionate and creative in it's delivery. Nothing was ever too much trouble for him, and he consistently went out of his way to do whatever he could to make everyone feel at home, using local connections and insider knowledge to show us the true Egypt that not everyone might experience. Never once did I feel uneasy or unsafe and was continually shown how much he genuinely cared about everyone on the trip. I would (and already have) recommended On The Go specifically so people can experience Egypt and it's beauty through Momo's eyes.”  

Sari Lawrence • Submitted 10 Nov 2017

Love love loved it! You have to go! I had decided to spend my birthday on this trip and what a great decision that was!! Thank you Momo for your dedication in educating us and creating a passion I am sure we all discovered for Egypt. We felt safe, spoilt and very welcomed in all the places we visited. We had waited many years to do a trip like this and it exceeded expectation. To our other wonderful guides in Jordan and Israel who's experience and knowledge left me wanting to know as much as possible about these wonderful places "Thank you". You all worked tirelessly to support us and make sure we got the full experience from information to any requests we had day and night. From pyramids and camels to sheesha and falafel. The places you will see, the people you will meet the highlights and nightlights are what this tour is all about. We have made lifelong friends and Momo thank you again for showing us your world as a guide but most of all as one of those lifelong friends. ”  

Kim Akkermans • Submitted 31 Oct 2017

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Making your way to Petra
Take the path less travelled

Not content with simply visiting Petra? Why not trek your way to this incredible site? On our new Active tour in Jordan you can traverse the Dana Nature Reserve and striking deserts to reach the iconic Monastery of Petra. Along the way you'll be accompanied by local Bedouins and spend the nights camping beneath the stars. If this sounds like your kind of adventure, check out our 8 day Dana to Petra Trek.

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Highlights of our Jordan tours

The world-famous ancient city of Petra is just one reason to visit Jordan with beautifully preserved Roman ruins, other-worldly deserts starring in Hollywood films and remarkable natural phenomena competing for your attention. Here are the highlights you'll find on our group tours.

Petra

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The Siq | Petra | Jordan

Enter the once-lost city through the dramatic siq to be confronted with the famed Treasury on a full day guided tour visiting Petra's tombs, temples and colonnaded streets.

Wadi Rum

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Camel trekking | Wadi Rum | Jordan

Explore the vast, sandstone landscape of Wadi Rum on a 4WD adventure, stopping at unusual rock formations, with a night spent under the stars in our perfectly-located desert camp.

Dead Sea

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The Dead Sea | Jordan

Relax in the therapeutic waters of the Dead Sea, slather yourself in health-promoting mud and bob like a cork with plenty of time to enjoy our hotel's facilities at leisure.

Madaba

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Madaba is home to a number of churches as well as a large mosque

Visit the charming market town of Madaba en route to Petra and see the stunning and detailed mosaics that date back to the Byzantine era and are housed in quaint churches.

Amman

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City view | Amman | Jordan

Start your Jordan adventure in the cosmopolitan capital of Amman, tour the citadel, visit the Archaeological Museum and walk through the bustling local souk to try typical Jordanian street food.

Dana Nature Reserve

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Looking out at the jebels in Dana

Trek your way to Petra and kick off your adventure in the Dana Nature Reserve, the largest of its kind in Jordan and a land that's home to a surprising diversity of flora and fauna.