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.

Top Jordan Travel Deals and Upcoming Tours

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Passage to Petra - 6 days Amman, Jordan 11 Mar 2018 USD $1,346 was $1,795 25% off Passage to Petra - 6 days Map
Pyramids to Petra - 14 days Cairo , Egypt 07 Apr 2018 USD $1,946 was $2,595 25% off Pyramids to Petra - 14 days Map
Road to Jordan - 15 days Cairo, Egypt 07 Apr 2018 USD $2,021 was $2,695 25% off Road to Jordan - 15 days Map
Pyramids, Petra, Promised Land - 18 days Cairo, Egypt 03 Mar 2018 USD $3,956 was $4,395 10% off Pyramids, Petra, Promised Land - 18 days Map
Temples, Tombs, Treasury - 12 days Cairo, Egypt 06 Mar 2018 USD $2,273 was $2,525 10% off Temples, Tombs, Treasury - 12 days Map
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Jordan Group Tours

Passage to Petra

6 days | FROM USD $1,795

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

Temples, Tombs, Treasury

12 days | FROM USD $2,425

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

Totally Jordan

8 Days | FROM USD $2,095

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

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...

Perseids Meteor Shower

8 days | FROM USD $2,095

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

Road to Jerusalem

11 days | FROM USD $4,045

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

Pyramids, Petra, Promised Land

18 days | FROM USD $4,225

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

World Wonders Tour

31 days | FROM USD $12,995

Tick off the Seven New Wonders of the World on this 31-day...

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 4.86 out of 5 based on 80 recent reviews — See All Jordan Reviews

Mahmoud was exceptional. He was well informed and very giving of information. We were able to ask questions on history, geography, politics, religion, customs, etc. His tour of the Cairo Museum was short, but great. In fact, everything on the Egypt portion was excellent. If I had to pick one stop it would have been Abu Simbel. Because we went through four major guides, I will comment on the others. as well. Going to Hurgada with Momo was good. The downside of that portion of the trip was the 23 hour day from Hurgada > Cairo > Aman > Petra. I think that days should be broken into two days. The highlight there was the snorkeling trip. My daughter snorkeled, and I had the boat ride. Three stars. The lady in Jordan was very good. Petra was certainly the highlight of that trip. Four stars. The man in Israel was very informative. It had not been all that important for me to go to Israel before I left home, but I did really enjoy it while I was there. Four stars.”  

Thelma Newbury • Submitted 7 Feb 2018

He was the best tour guide that i have ever had! - He had so much knowledge of the country and the sites and shared this with us every chance he got. He is so passionate about Egypt, the history, the people, the sites and it really shined through. - He was super nice and really approachable. - He was very helpful at all times. - He would always say that he would be available 24/7 for any queries which was super helpful. - He stayed in the same hotels as us which made it easy for us to get a hold of him if we had any questions. He managed to make our tour group feel like a family! He was a good leader and spoke clearly and loudly when explaining things at the sites. He was just so awesome. He was keen to learn about New Zealand (home country) and about our indigenous people - Maori. I'm Maori myself so he wanted to see me and my partner do hakas, which was pretty cool! He dealt with any issues very well. He made me feel safe. He always took us to nice food places that were local hygienic, cheap and Good! He gave us a good feel of the local feel of Egypt which was good! - He was awesome. He deserves to be tour guide of the year! ”  

Arama Wakefield • Submitted 25 Jan 2018

Ogla (Jordan) – we liked Ogla - very good guide, friendly, helpful, sense of humour, clear instructions, no complaints. Also observant - he noticed we were 'quieter' when the group grew to 20+ and asked if we were ok. We explained that is just us – we tend to be noisier in a smaller/older group, quieter in larger / younger (we don't compete). Amman - felt safe and we are pleased we added an extra day. Complete with a home made map and two others from the group, we walked from the hotel, via Rainbow St to Downtown Amman and back looking at places of interest from a downloaded tourist map, incl the King Abdulla I Mosque. People friendly & helpful - often stopped to help when we were checking map. We were even invited into the Roman Nymphaeum by the archaeologist who gave us a personal talk. Except for Dead Sea & Wadi Rum - hotels close to shops to buy water/juice/etc. However, we were given opportunities to stock up (shop stops) - otherwise buying in hotels can put big hole in budget just for minor items. Shops near Petra entrance a rip off though - better a bit further away.

Overall itinerary/accommodation met expectations - bonus was a 10min stop to look at the Al Hijaz steam train (station next to road out of Wadi Rum) and visit to Little Petra in the morning on Day 5 (was a bit different). Some of the safes in the hotels were not fixed to the wall and could quite easily have been removed and carried away. Petra hotel – bath but no plug and hotel wouldn’t provide one. After long hike around Petra, Suze was really looking forward to long soak in the bath. Petra hotel seemed least welcoming/helpful. However, evening buffet meal in Petra hotel - good selection/value. Karak - bit short & rushed. Size of castle and proximity of town justified an hour or even 2 more. Extras - I (Arthur) went to baptism site only (no one wanted to visit the hot springs), cheaper and much better value than the full option. Petra at night – we thought this was expensive for what it was and not quite as good as we expected but we would probably have regretted if we had not done it – hey ho. Experience wasn't helped by local traders talking loudly just behind us. At no time did we feel unsafe/threatened. When I told family where we went, they said they wouldn’t dare go because of the problems – yet happily visit the USA. ”  

Arthur Gilbert • Submitted 24 Jan 2018

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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.