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Aqaba

Aqaba  is a Jordanian coastal city situated at the northeastern tip of the Red Sea . Aqaba is the largest city on the Gulf of Aqaba and Jordan’s only coastal city. It is best known today as a seaside and diving resort and also as a home for Jordan’s mega projects.This is a place for everyone, from children to senior. The […]

Wadi Mujib – Siq Trail

Established in 1985, the Mujib Biosphere Reserve covers an area of 212km2 bordering the Dead Sea at lower than 416 meters below sea level, which makes it the lowest reserve on Earth. In 2011, the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) declared the formerly-named Mujib Nature Reserve a biosphere reserve. In doing so, UNESCO […]

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Petra

Petra is one of Jordan’s national treasures and by far its best known tourist attraction. Petra is the legacy of the Nabateans admired for their refined culture, massive architecture and ingenious complex of dams and water channels, Petra is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Much of Petra’s appeal comes from its spectacular setting deep […]

Ajloun & Jerash

Jerash will be our first stop. The Greco-Roman city known as the ‘Pompeii of the East’. Built over 2,000 years ago, Jerash is widely regarded as the best-preserved city of the Decapolis, a confederation of 10 Roman cities dating from the 1st century! We’ll explore the site taking in the colonnaded street, amphitheater and more. […]

Ajloun

The castle of Ajloun was built in 1184 by Izzeddin Usama Munqith, the nephew  of Saladin. Its main purpose was to protect the region against the crusaders. Towering above the green forested hills the castle can be seen from miles away . From the top of the castle, 1,400 meters above sea level,  you can admire […]

Hammamat Ma’in Hot Springs

Hammamat Ma’in Hot Springs is Set like an oasis in the dramatic terrain of the Jordan Valley. Laying 264 meters below sea level, the location provides a serene atmosphere surrounded by spectacular mountain landscape.  Here the water, ranging from 45°C to a blistering 60°C, tumbles off the hillside in a series of waterfalls and less […]

Desert Castles

The Desert castles consist of a number of minor castles and fortresses scattered over the desert in eastern Jordan. Most of the remaining castles are situated east of the capital Amman. The castles were built between the 7th century and 8th century under  the caliphs of the Umayyad dynasty and they are examples of early Islamic […]

Jerash

Jerash, located 48 km north of Amman and nestled in a quiet valley among the mountains of Gilead, is the legacy of the Roman Empire being one of the largest and most well preserved sites of Roman architecture in the World outside Italy. Its paved and colonnaded streets, the fascinating temples and theaters, spacious roman forum […]

Dead Sea

Without doubt, Dead Sea is one of the world’s most amazing places to be visited. This spectacular natural and spiritual landscape is located 440 meters below sea level and has evolved into a major hub of both religious and health & wellness tourism in the region. The leading attraction in Dead Sea is the warm, soothing, super salty water […]

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Jerusalem & Bethlehem Day Tour

You can add this trip to your Jordan Tour Pick up from hotel in Jordan and transfer to Allenby Bridge.   Pickup at Allenby Bridge. Drive through the Judean desert to Jerusalem. Visit Mount of Olives with its panoramic view of Jerusalem. Drive through the Holy Basin to the Old City. Walk the souks of the […]