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

Jordan has long enjoyed friendly relations with the UK and its ancient wonders provide a powerful draw for visitors to the country. An easy flight away, the Hashemite Kingdom has featured in a slew of popular films from Lawrence of Arabia to Indiana Jones and has plenty of star quality of its own. The rose city of Petra will be the top of everyone's list - entering through the deeply cut canyon to be greeted with the iconic image of the Treasury facade.

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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. Finish with some rest and relaxation besides the warm coral-filled waters of Aqaba on the Red Sea or the therapeutic waters of the Dead Sea. Voyage to Jordan with us on a group tour to uncover these treasures and more, ring in the New Year from the desert, or try something a little different with one of our select private journeys.

Upcoming Jordan Trips in 2019 & 2020

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Passage to Petra - 6 days Amman, Jordan 07 Jul 2019 £803 was £945 15% off Passage to Petra - 6 days Map
Perseids Meteor Shower - 8 days Amman, Jordan 08 Aug 2019 £1,058 was £1,245 15% off Perseids Meteor Shower - 8 days Map
Road To Jordan - 16 days Cairo, Egypt 26 Jul 2019 £1,313 was £1,545 15% off Road To Jordan - 16 days Map
Pyramids, Petra, Promised Land - 19 Days Cairo, Egypt 26 Jul 2019 £2,078 was £2,445 15% off Pyramids, Petra, Promised Land - 19 Days Map
Road to Jordan with Cruise - 16 days Cairo, Egypt 26 Jul 2019 £1,526 was £1,795 15% off Road to Jordan with Cruise - 16 days Map

Our Jordan Tours

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Passage to Petra

Trip Type : Group Tours
6 days | FROM £945

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

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Totally Jordan

Trip Type : Group Tours
8 Days | FROM £1,245

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

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Perseids Meteor Shower

Trip Type : Group Tours
8 days | FROM £1,245

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

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Road to Jerusalem

Trip Type : Group Tours
11 days | FROM £1,995

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

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Visit the Monastery in Petra on our Jordan toursTemples, Tombs, Treasury 2020 - 14 days Map

Temples, Tombs, Treasury 2020

Trip Type : Group Tours
14 days | FROM £1,445

Experience the best of Egypt and Jordan on this 14 day adventure....

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Pyramids to Petra

Trip Type : Group Tours
14 days | FROM £1,495

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

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Group of travellers in front of the Treasury in Petra, JordanPyramids to Petra 2020 - 15 days Map

Pyramids to Petra 2020

Trip Type : Group Tours
15 days | FROM £1,645

Take in the highlights of Egypt and Jordan including the legendary...

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Road To Jordan

Trip Type : Group Tours
16 days | FROM £1,545

Discover the wonders of Egypt and Jordan on this 16 day adventure....

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Pyramids, Petra, Promised Land

Trip Type : Group Tours
19 Days | FROM £2,445

Travelling from Cairo to Tel Aviv, take in the highlights of Egypt,...

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View over Jerusalem's Old City | IsraelHighlights of Israel & Jordan - 11 days Map

Highlights of Israel & Jordan

Trip Type : Group Tours
11 days | FROM £2,495

COACH TOUR - Journey through Israel and Jordan on this epic...

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Essential Jordan

Trip Type : Group Tours
7 days | FROM £545

From the remarkable rose city of Petra and Karak Crusader castle, to...

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An On The Go Tours group at the Pyramids of Giza | Egypt | On The Go ToursEssential Jordan & Egypt - 14 days Map

Essential Jordan & Egypt

Trip Type : Group Tours
14 days | FROM £1,345

Travelling from Amman to Luxor, discover the ancient wonders of Petra,...

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The Roman Ruins of Jerash | JordanJordan & Felucca Explorer - 15 days Map

Jordan & Felucca Explorer

Trip Type : Group Tours
15 days | FROM £1,445

Step back in time exploring the incredible archaeological treasures of...

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Camel trekking | Wadi Rum | JordanJordan & Egypt Discovered - 19 days Map

Jordan & Egypt Discovered

Trip Type : Group Tours
19 days | FROM £1,595

From the lost city of Petra to the Pyramids of Giza, take in two...

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Xmas in Petra

Trip Type : XMAS and New Year Tours
8 Days | FROM £1,245

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

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New Years in Wadi Rum

Trip Type : XMAS and New Year Tours
8 Days | FROM £1,245

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

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Festive Road to Jordan

Trip Type : XMAS and New Year Tours
16 days | FROM £1,795

Discover the wonders of Egypt and Jordan on this 16 day adventure....

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The walk into Petra | JordanDana to Petra Trek - 8 Days Map

Dana to Petra Trek

Trip Type : Trekking Holidays
8 Days | FROM £1,175

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

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The Dead Sea | JordanPetra & The Dead Sea - 4 Days Map

Petra & The Dead Sea

Trip Type : Private Tours
4 Days | FROM £995

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

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Trek Jordan - 7 days Map

Trek Jordan

Trip Type : Private Tours
7 days | FROM £1,195

Trek part of the famous Jordan Trail through rugged mountain...

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On the road | JordanSelf Drive Jordan - 8 days Map

Self Drive Jordan

Trip Type : Private Tours
8 days | FROM £1,045

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

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Cooking lesson | Petra | JordanJordan on the Menu - 8 days Map

Jordan on the Menu

Trip Type : Private Tours
8 days | FROM £1,895

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

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A Byzantine basilica | Amman | JordanLawrences Arabia  - 9 Days Map

Lawrences Arabia

Trip Type : Private Tours
9 Days | FROM £2,045

Jordan, home to the Rose City of Petra offers much more than initially...

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Wild oryx | JordanJordan Wildlife &  Nature - 12 days Map

Jordan Wildlife & Nature

Trip Type : Private Tours
12 days | FROM £2,895

Discover the rare wildlife, stunning scenery and ancient wonders of...

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Camel Caravan | EgyptCairo to Amman - 15 days Map

Cairo to Amman

Trip Type : Private Tours
15 days | FROM £3,445

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

Our Jordan Trip Types

Group at Petra

Jordan Group Tours

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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.

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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.

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Jordan Tailor-made Holidays

Plan Your Dream Holiday

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.

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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.

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Jordan XMAS and New Year Tours

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Escape to the sun and celebrate the festive season in Jordan on one of our special Christmas and New Year itineraries.

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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.

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Jordan Trekking Holidays

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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.

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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’.

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Jordan Private Tours

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Enjoy a memorable sojourn to Jordan with one of our carefully crafted private journeys.

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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.

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Jordan Day Tours

Head out on an adventure from the capital of Amman, explore the Rose City of Petra, or find a fun excursion for your Red Sea holiday at Aqaba with our range of day tours in Jordan.

Jordan tour reviews

Scoring an average traveller rating of 4.85 out of 5 based on 165 recent reviews — See All Jordan Reviews

For us, the highlights of our Totally Jordan tour were Petra and Wadi Rum. We felt we were given enough time in each place, although because of some earlier rain we were unable to do the hike at Wadi Rum. Our guide, Mohammed, made the whole tour really enjoyable. He gave us the right balance of humour, history and practical information as well as taking good care of a member of the group who suffered a minor injury. The hotels we stayed in were fine and staying at a 5 star hotel at the Dead Sea was a relaxing way to unwind and finish the trip. ”  

Sally Gould • Submitted 17 May 2019

Our visit to Egypt was a life time great experience. If you value history, interesting cultures, great food and warm, friendly people – Go!. Our guide, Momo, made us feel a part of his travelling family constantly making us feel welcome, providing interesting stories and helping us with every detail. Now, back at home, we travel often in our thoughts, to a land that enriched our lives.”  

Gary Meyring • Submitted 11 May 2019

'On the Go' tours are what the name suggests; seeing as much as possible in each day. They are not tours for people who prefer lots of shopping ad leisure days. We were happy we chose to tour with this company. Our guides; Momo in Egypt and Hameed in Jordan were very knowledgeable and passionate to share with us the history and cultures of their countries. We appreciated their offered assistance in any situation and their determination that the schedule and itinerary was met. Accommodation throughout both tours was very good, good locations, rooms and staff. We ticked off the most amazing highlights of both countries. We do suggest that 'fitness levels' need to be emphasized in literature for the Jordan tour.

At all times we felt safe and relaxed travelling through these amazing countries and recommend experiencing our memorable trip of 'Pyramids to Petra'.”  

Michael O'Halloran • Submitted 10 May 2019

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.

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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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

Booking your Jordan tour from United Kingdom

To book your tour to Jordan, please call us on +44-20-7371-1113, email us at info@onthegotours.com or book online. Alternatively, we work with a number of travel agents, so you can book through your travel agent if you prefer. Recent travel agents that booked a trip to Jordan with us:

Edinburgh - Forrest Road Flight Centre

51/53 Forrest Road, Edinburgh, UK
0131 226 6868
Essential Jordan - 7 days

Birmingham - New Street Flight Centre

51 New Street, Birmingham, UK
0121 665 4051
Road to Jerusalem - 11 days

Putney 1 - Flight Centre

135 Putney High St, Putney, London, UK
02087809411
Road to Jerusalem - 11 days

Glasgow Buchanan Galleries - Flight Centre

Level 3 , Kiosk 3 Buchanan Galleries, 220 Buchanan Street, Glasgow, UK
0141 332 9280
Road to Jerusalem - 11 days