Travel to Jordan and explore the ancient temples, mosques, churches, mysterious ruined cities and romantic desert castles.
At the cross-roads of east and west Jordan is a treasure trove of historic and religious sites, with ancient temples, mosques, churches, mysterious ruined cities and romantic desert castles. Luckily the country is small enough for visitors to reach many of the major sites with ease. Jordan’s capital, Amman, is one of the world’s oldest continually inhabited cities, filled with ancient treasures and ruins.
Visit the mesmerising Roman Theatre, the enchanting Citadel, and walk down the colonnaded streets of the Greco-Roman ruins of Jerash. Petra is undoubtedly Jordan’s crown jewel. Walk down the narrow siq to gaze upon the magnificent Treasury and explore the winding roads and hills of the ancient red-rock city. Undeniably beautiful, the desert of Wadi Rum is a fascinating landscape to traverse, whilst the salt-rich waters of the Dead Sea provide the perfect place to unwind and relax.
Best places to go in Jordan
The Dead Sea
Amman & Jerash
Recommended Tours in Jordan
Treasures of Jordan
Journey back in time through a land of antiquity exploring thousands of years of human history. Jordan is a wealth of hidden treasure and a fascinating mix of cultures and ancient civilisations.
Petra and Wadi Rum
Visit the legendary city of Petra, built by the Nabataeans in 100 BC with its rock-cut tombs, temples and ancient water conduits, including the famous Treasury and the Monastery
Highlights of Jordon and Israel
Embark on a journey through the ancient lands of Israel and Jordan. Each is a treasure trove of hilltop fortresses, storied cities, and holy sites from the world’s three main monotheistic religions.
Egypt & Jordan
Discover the mysteries of myth and religion on this fascinating tour that combines the ancient lands of Egypt and Jordan.
Luxury accommodation in Jordan
Below are some of our preferred accommodation options in Jordan, carefully selected for their superior location, service and level of comfort. Please contact us for information on a full range of Jordan resorts or a hotel of your choice.
The House Boutique Suites
This boutique hotel has 95 spacious suites that feature state-of-the-art facilities creating a relaxing atmosphere.
Kempinski Hotel Amman
Located in the heart of Amman, the Kempinski Hotel has 278 contemporary style rooms with a touch of local flavour.
The Grand Hyatt is conveniently nearby to many of Amman’s best sites, including the Roman Theatre. Consisting on 327 elegant rooms and suites each room is tastefully designed to offer a truly
Four Seasons Amman
Stay at Luxury Four Seasons Amman in Jordan and explore the Jerash, discover Madaba, Kerak Castle and the city of Petra. Swim in the Dead Sea.
Why Jordan: Jordan is best known for the remarkable city of Petra, however there are so many other fascinating sites. Some of the country’s best sites can be found in Amman, its capital, including the Roman Theatre, and Citadel, whilst the incredible Roman ruins of Jerash are a must-see. The deserts of Wadi Rum are incredible to explore, as is famous crusader castle, Kerak, whilst floating in the salt-filled Dead Sea is a truly unique and bizarre experience.
Climate: Like many of its Middle Eastern neighbours, Jordan has a hot, dry climate; with long, hot, dry summers and short, cooler winters. Its climate is influenced by both the Arabian Desert and the subtropical humidity of the Mediterranean. The hottest time of year is between June and September where temperatures average between 32-35°C during the day. December, January and Febburary are the coolest months with temperatures in the mid-teens.
Combine with: In the central Middle East, Jordan is surrounded by a number of other fascinating countries including Israel and Egypt. Our 15 Day Egypt & Jordan tour (page 6 & 7) visits all the major sites and explores both these destinations in detail.
Getting there: Major Middle Eastern airlines Emirates, Etihad and Qatar all fly into Jordan’s capital Amman, or alternatively Royal Jordanian Airlines fly into each of these hubs, including Cairo.