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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.
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
|Trip Name||Starts||Departing||From USD||Deal||Map|
|Totally Jordan - 8 Days||Amman, Jordan||18 Feb 2017||USD $1,835||was $2,159 15% off|||
|Passage to Petra - 6 days||Amman, Jordan||19 Feb 2017||USD $1,529||was $1,799 15% off|||
|Pyramids, Petra, Promised Land - 18 days||Cairo, Egypt||11 Feb 2017||USD $4,211||was $4,679 10% off|||
|Road to Jerusalem - 11 days||Amman, Jordan||18 Feb 2017||USD $3,401||was $3,779 10% off|||
|Road to Jordan - 15 days||Cairo, Egypt||17 Dec 2016||USD $2,969|||
Jordan Group Tours
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
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 Private Tours
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.
Jordan tour reviews
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Recent Travel Articles on Jordan
As one of the world's most popular archaeological sites, it's likely you're aware of the narrow Siq that winds its way along towering sandstone rock faces to the awe-inspiring Treasury facade, but did you know there's more than one way to reach the ancient city of Petra? Consider dedicating a few days to this world wonder and approach Petra from all angles with our guide to the best hiking trails.
Recommended places to visit in Jordan
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's a selection of our favourite destinations in Jordan.
While there are so many intriguing historical sites to explore and cultural experiences to be had in Jordan, sometimes all one desires is a little R&R. If this is the case then look no further than the laid-back Red Sea city of Aqaba. Fringed with palm-trees and sandy beaches with gorgeous warm waters brimming with colourful coral reefs, a few days of relaxation here certainly won’t go amiss.
The Dana Nature Reserve is the largest nature reserve in all of Jordan and sprawls across over 300 square kilometres. One of the main features of the park is the ancient village of Dana, which dates back to the 15th century and houses but a handful of residents. Despite its seemingly arid landscape, the Dana Nature Reserve is inhabited by hundreds of species of animal and bird and also boasts an impressive number of different plants.
Whether you fancy bobbing like a cork or lathering yourself with mineral-rich mud on the shore, a visit to the Dead Sea is an absolute must for any trip to Jordan. The rugged coastline and buoyant blue waters of this popular site have been attracting travellers for centuries that come in search of its beauty and healing properties. Wade in and have a read while lazily floating across the horizon.
A charming town known for its thriving markets and stunning mosaics which date back to the Byzantine era, Madaba is both an interesting and hospitable stop on any Jordan itinerary. Throughout the city there are a number of boutiques and outlets selling tasteful handmade crafts, particularly tapestries and carpets. For those looking to get more familiar with Madaba’s mosaic-related history, the Archaeological Park and Museum is a great place to start.
Hidden away in a secluded valley amidst the mountainous Jordanian landscape, it is no wonder why Petra was lost to the world for hundreds of years before its rediscovery in the 1800s. With the winding narrow passageway of the Siq, impressive Treasury facade, a beautiful hilltop monastery and numerous other monuments you’ll need at least two days to explore.
Renowned for its sandstone landscape of mountains and valleys, natural arches, towering cliffs, narrow gorges and dramatic ramps and caverns formed over millions of years, the Valley of the Moon is nothing less than spectacular. The best way of experiencing Wadi Rum for yourself is by witnessing the sunset over the vast silent horizon and spending a night under the stars.
Jordan Travel Guide
Follow the advice of the Scouts and be prepared with our quick guide on travelling to Jordan with visas, money and health covered.
Places on our must-see list of any visit to Jordan
Information on climatic and weather conditions in Jordan
Money, shopping, transport, food, health advice & more
Visa requirements for Jordan and info on getting your visa
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Trip reviews from our travellers to Jordan
- Pillars of Salt
by Fadia Faqir
- Married to a Bedouin
by Marguerite van Geldermalsen
- Story of a City: A Childhood in Amman
by Abd al-Rahman Munif
Facts about Jordan
- It is considered polite to refuse a meal three times in Jordan before actually accepting it.
- Water levels in the Dead Sea have dropped 82 feet in 50 years and it's predicted that it could dry up completely by 2050.
- The Jordanians believe that praising children excessively can invite bad luck and is generally avoided.
Jordan Travel Advice:
We keep abreast of the latest travel advice to Jordan and follow advice as set out by the British Foreign Office. Safety of our travellers is paramount and we recommend that you check the latest travel advice from the relevant advisory body in your country.
Online Travel Resources for Jordan:REFER TO: Rough Guides, Fodors, Frommers, Footprints, CN Traveller and World Travel Guide.
See the best of Jordan with us
All our trips start in Jordan's vibrant capital Amman and we also include a visit to the Dead Sea as well as 2 nights in Petra, giving you lots of time to explore this amazing site. There's an amazing walk through the iconic Siq to enter Petra, and you're bound to stop in your tracks when you first catch glimpse of the Treasury - it's quite a special moment! After a full day at Petra, where the Monastery is another undoubted highlight, we also get a chance to see the Treasury at night when it is beautifully illuminated by candle light. A night camping the Wadi Rum desert, floating in the Dead Sea and a visit to Mt Nebo with amazing views over to Israel are other key draw cards.