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Tours in Jordan

Friendly, compact, diverse and intriguing, the 'Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan' is a grand title for a great country. Home to nature reserves, ancient rock-cut cities, dramatic rocky desert scenery, stunning marine life, Crusader castles and Roman ruins, tours in Jordan are perfect for all outdoor lovers.

Whether you're taking a camel ride in the desert, exploring the historical site of Petra, descending waterfalls and canyons to swim in the Dead Sea or walking through the vast emptiness of Jordan's Wadi Rum and desert mountains, Jordan is jam-packed full of adventure. With its warm hospitality, diverse landscapes and rich ancient history, Jordan is a destination that leaves a lasting impression on travellers of all ages who are fortunate enough to explore its treasures. 

Highlight of Jordan

A standout highlight of any trip to Jordan has got to be the beautiful cuisine. From the beloved falafel and hummus to the hearty mansaf and aromatic maqluba, Jordanian dishes showcase a harmonious blend of ingredients and spices that create a symphony of tastes. The use of spices like sumac, za'atar and cumin infuse each bite with layers of complexity, inviting you to explore a rich culinary landscape that resonates with history and tradition.

What to do in Jordan

Visit Petra

Visiting Petra is a standout experience in Jordan, taking you back in time to a remarkable city carved into rose-coloured cliffs. The Treasury, Petra's most famous building, appears like a magical reveal as you walk through a narrow canyon. The whole city, created by the Nabateans, showcases intricate carvings and grand tombs that paint a vivid picture of their ancient civilisation. The vibrant rock colours and the chance to interact with local Bedouin communities make Petra not only a historic site but a living connection to the past. It's a place that lets you explore, learn and be part of a story that's thousands of years old.

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Camel riding through Wadi Rum

Riding a camel through Wadi Rum is a spectacular experience in Jordan allowing you to experience the desert's beauty up close and giving you a taste of how people used to travel across these landscapes. Wadi Rum is a stunning place with golden sand dunes, rugged mountains and unique rock formations that have been shaped by the wind over time.

Sitting on a camel's back as it gracefully glides through the desert, you gain a fresh outlook on the landscape and you can truly embrace the profound serenity of the desert, absorbing the profound stillness that surrounds you. If you embark during moments of sunrise or sunset, the colours and shadows make the landscape even more breathtaking.

This is also a wonderful opportunity to learn from the local Bedouin people. They know the desert well and often lead these camel rides. You have the chance to listen to their captivating stories and catch a glimpse of their unique way of life.

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More Information About Jordan

Typically, the optimal seasons for a trip to Jordan are spring (March to May) and autumn (September to November). During these periods, the climate is milder, allowing you to comfortably explore renowned attractions such as Petra and Wadi Rum without enduring the intense heat of the sun.

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Swim in the Dead Sea

Swimming in the Dead Sea during your time in Jordan is a truly surreal experience. The high salt concentration in the water allows you to effortlessly float on the surface and the mineral rich mud along the shoreline is believed to have therapeutic properties, making it a must try activity for travellers seeking relaxation and natural rejuvenation.

Explore the Roman city of Jerash

Exploring the Roman city of Jerash is like stepping back in time with its remarkably preserved ruins and well preserved architecture providing a glimpse into ancient history. Additionally, venturing into the serene olive groves of Ajloun offers a refreshing contrast, where visitors can appreciate the tranquil beauty of Jordan's countryside while savouring its rich agricultural heritage.

Cycle down the King's Highway

Cycling down the King's Highway on a Jordan tour offers an exhilarating journey through history and scenic beauty. This ancient trade route takes you past stunning landscapes including desert canyons and picturesque villages, while revealing a tapestry of historical and archaeological sites, providing a unique perspective of Jordan's rich cultural heritage.

Scramble up the Burdah Bridge rock formation

An exhilarating adventure awaits as you scramble up to the iconic Burdah Bridge rock formation in the otherworldly landscape of Wadi Rum. The challenging ascent rewards you with breathtaking panoramic views of the vast desert making it a memorable and awe-inspiring experience for outdoor enthusiasts and thrill-seekers alike.




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