Jordan

Jordan is perhaps well-known for the City of Petra, one of the seven great wonders of the world, known for its great temples and monasteries filled with ancient history, there's no questioning on how it is indeed a world wonder. Along with its ancient history are also the Crusader castles, incredible views of the Promised Land (The land of milk and honey!) from sacred Mt Nebo, Amman - Jordan’s modern capital city, wherein not only can you indulge in a but of history, but also meet the locals in ways you'll surely never regret.

Must Do Adventure

  • Admire the blend of ancient and modern at Amman Ancient City on the Jordan Tour. Explore the ancient Roman ruins, labyrinthine souks, trendy shisha cafes, and picturesque hilly landscapes of the city. Visit King Hussein Park to revel in the vibrant festivals and shop till you drop at Souk al-Bukharia.

    Take a tour of Amman Ancient City
  • A desert safari through The Valley Of The Moon will be the most unforgettable experience of the tour. Sleep in a Bedouin Camp amid an endless ocean of dunes, towering mountains, surreal landscapes, dramatic canyons, and mind-boggling inscriptions that jostle for your attention at Wadi Rum.

    Sleep in a Bedouin Camp
  • Take a hiking tour to explore the half-built and half-carved monastery at Petra, the Ad Deir. The hiking trail starts at the Visitor Center and passes through the Royal Tombs and Treasury. Admire the ornate facade of the beautiful monastery and fantastic views of the Wadi Area and Petra Basin from the summit.

    Hike to the Monastery

Bucket List Experience

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Amman

Explore the city of Amman, which had once been the home of ancient Byzantine and Roman civilizations. Marvel at the exclusive culture, art, and expression at Jabal Amman and interact with the wingers, writers, and artists at Jabal Al Weibdeh. Head over to The Grand Husseini Mosque at Downtown Amman and check out the beauty of the Byzantine Church, Temple Of Hercules, and Umayyad Palace at Amman Citadel on Jabal Al Qal’ a, at the heart of Downtown.

Wadi Rum camping Wadi Rum camping

Wadi Rum camping

Hike to the precipitous summit of Burdah Rock Bridge at Wadi Rum on the Jordan Tour and explore the picturesque surroundings of Khazali Siq, the narrow fissure which cuts straight into Jebel Khazali. Climb up the slopes of the red sand dunes at Jebel Umm Ulaydiyya and catch a glimpse of the Bedouin sheep, camels, and goats and the Thamudic inscriptions at Ain Abu Dineh. Enjoy scrambling, hiking, and climbing at Jebel Rum, at the west of Wadi Rum, and go camel trekking at Barrah Canyon. 

Float in the Dead Sea | Bucket List Group Travel

Float in the Dead Sea

Marvel at the sea where nothing and nobody can sink that is the Dead Sea. The high concentration of salt in the Inland Rift Valley that is more than 400m below sea level contributes to the absurd buoyancy of the water of the Dead Sea. Visit the Qumran Caves and chill out with spa treatment at Mineral Beach. Go hiking and on exploration tours in En Gedi Nature Park and check out the inscriptions and fauna motifs at Wadi Arugot.

Petra (UNESCO World Heritage Site) | Bucket List Group Travel

Petra (UNESCO World Heritage Site)

Admire the Egyptian influence of the Obelisk Tomb and Bab As-Siq Triclinium at Petra and watch out for the beautiful cobblestone water channels while taking a walk through Al-Siq. Admire the Rosy Treasury, Al Khazneh, and take in panoramic views of the city from the High Palace Of Sacrifice. Climb the flight of 800 steps to the summit of the Monastery, Al-Deir, to witness the golden sunset from its peak and interact with the Bedouins while camel-riding at Petra Desert. 

Aqaba Beach | Bucket List Group Travel

Aqaba Beach

Explore the site of the Arab Revolt during the First World War in Mamluk Castle at Aqaba and relish a session of swimming at sunset at Palm Beach. Take a trip to Wadi Rum Visitor Center and check out the Bronze artifacts at Aqaba Archaeological Museum adjacent to the Castle. Go snorkeling and diving at Ahlan Scuba Diving Center, Arab Divers, and International Dive Center and admire the architectural intricacy of Sherif Al-Hussein Bin Ali Mosque. Go bird-watching at Aqaba Bird Observatory, too, before calling it a day.

Mount Nebo - Madaba | Bucket List Group Travel

Mount Nebo - Madaba

The calm and tourist-friendly town, Madaba, is renowned for Byzantine Mosaics, Mount Nebo, Mukawir, Hammamat Ma’in, and more. Mount Nebo is located about six miles to the west of Madaba. The peak of Mount Nebo presents the viewer with fascinating vistas of the Jordan River, the Dead Sea, and even of Bethlehem when the sky is clear. The Jordanians consider Mount Nebo to be the tomb of Holy Moses. The solitary, windswept hill protects the ancient ruins of 4th and 6th-century churches of marvelous mosaic floors.

When to Visit

Peak Season

Go on the Jordan Tour between March and May, when the weather is cool and dry.

Travel Guide

Location

Jordan is in the Middle_East bordered by Syria in the north, Iraq and Saudi Arabia in the east, and West Bank, Israel, and Gulf of Aqaba in the West.

Capital City

The capital of Jordan is Amman.

Main Airport

Queen Alia International Airport in Zizya is the most crucial airport in Jordan.

Language Spoken

Arabic and Modern Arabic are the most widely spoken languages of Jordan.

Currency

The currency of Jordan is Jordanian Dinar.

Visas

Citizens of every country require a tourist or business visa and a valid passport for the Jordan Tour.

Electricity

The standard values vary between 230 volts and 50 Hertz AC, and the sockets are adapted for types C, F, G, J, and D plugs.

Vaccinations

The WHO and CDC recommend vaccinations for Hepatitis A and B, typhoid, yellow fever, anthrax, meningitis, rabies, measles, polio, rubella, mumps, Tdap, influenza, pneumonia, shingles, and chickenpox before signing up for the Jordan tour.

Emergency Calls

Dial toll-free number 911 for emergencies during the Jordan Tour.

FAQs about Jordan

What is internet access like in Jordan?

There is a massive coverage of Wi-Fi access and internet in Jordan

Can I use my mobile phone in Jordan?

Equip your mobile phone with a local sim card to make calls on the Jordan Tour.

How are the toilets like in Jordan?

There are western-style flush toilets and urinals all over Jordan, but there is no toilet paper, except in hotels and restaurants. So carry a small soap and a roll of toilet paper too.

Can I drink tap water in Jordan?

Tap water is generally safe for consumption in Jordan. However, stick to bottled water to be on the safe side. Use chlorine tablets too for instant purification.

Are credit cards accepted widely in Jordan?

Jordanians do not use debit and credit cards a lot, so carry a sufficient amount of diners with you.

What is the convenience of ATM access, like in Jordan?

There are several ATM centers in the metropolitan parts of Jordan, but not in the smaller towns.

What to wear in Jordan?

Pack in your tops, jackets, raincoats, walking boots, dresses, scarves, and a formal suit for the Jordan Tour.

Is Jordan safe for women to travel solo?

Jordan is quite safe for female tourists who travel solo.

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