Jordan Travel Guide

Jordan is a historic and cultured destination, the desert is spectacular whilst the mountains supply a great backdrop and look good on pictures. The landscapes are filled with colour and ancient settlements not to mention the stunning ancient ruins. This country has a complex and unique history where you can meet local people and see how remote nomads live in the desert. 


 
 

Things to Do, Travel Ideas & Holidays in Jordan

Find activities, experiences, travel packages, backpacking ideas, eco & adventure holidays in Jordan.

Jordan Holidays

Jordan Destination Guide

Get information, tips, itineraries and inspiration for visiting Jordan.

  • Capital: Amman
  • Currency: Jordanian dinar (JOD)
  • Size: 92,000 km2
  • Population: 5,907,000 (approx)
  • Language: Arabic
  • Dailing Code +962

 

Top Reasons to Travel to Jordan

  • Learn more about this historic Middle Eastern country
  • Ancient temples and ruins
  • Experience the incredible desert
  • Easy access to travel across the region visiting places like Egypt and Israel

 

Best Places to Visit in Jordan

Here are some of the top tourist destinations you should try to add to your itinerary:

  • Petra
  • Wadi Rum
  • Jerash
  • Amman
  • Mt Nebo
  • Aqaba
  • Dead Sea

 

Travelling in Jordan

Thinking about going backpacking to Jordan? Good decision. Petra is undoubtly the highlight of Jordan but there is a lot more to this country than this. A visit to the Dead Sea is also recommended whilst riding a camel in the land made famous by Laurence of Arabia is a fun trip. The capital - Amman is a contract of old and new and its a great place to get lost and see new things. Away from the main sights you could travel overland on one of our holidays and see the desert or join a local homestay staying in a remote oasis.

 

 

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