Things to Do in Jordan
Jordan is an archaeologist and historian’s paradise. Just outside Amman is Jerash, which has been around since the Bronze Age, and is one of Jordan’s most impressive sites. Your guide will walk you through the endless columns and ruins while educating you on everything from the mosaics to the hippodrome that have been rediscovered after centuries of being buried under sand.
Petra, a UNESCO world heritage site, is of course the crème de la crème of Jordan. There is a huge amount to see in this ancient Nabatean Capital, as you walk through the stone canyon towards the Treasury, you will feel like you have been transported to another world. For those who are more active then there are fantastic hiking routes up to the high place of sacrifice where you can gaze down on this ancient city. The Monastery is also a must visit, at the other end of Petra there are a lot of steps to get there but the views and sweet tea at the end is worth the strain. For those looking to get off the beaten track then our experts would be happy to advise and suggest experiences and sites for the more discerning adventurous traveller, there are plenty on offer in Jordan.
Ajloun Castle sits on top of Mount 'Auf, towards the north of Jordan. The castle has a fascinating history, offering an insight into the many changing empires, armies and societies that have inhabited this part of the Middle East through the centuries.
Explore the best of Amman, including the Citadel Hill, Roman Amphitheatre and Archaeological & Jordan Folklore Museums.
Amman Walking Tour
Visit Amman's Roman Theatre, Byzantine Basilica and the Citadel and Ummayyad Palace during a walking tour of Jordan's capital city. During the tour you will also be able to take in the varying architecture and bustle of Amman's downtown area.
Backdoor Walk from Little Petra
Trek via the winding back roads with panoramic desert & mountain vistas. This route allows you to beat the crowds, arriving at the famous Monastery whilst most visitors are still at the start of the site. Continue to explore the tombs, Treasury and Siq.
Bethany Beyond the Jordan
Visit the site where it is believed John the Baptist performed baptisms in the river Jordan. The site is referenced a number of times in the Bible, most notably as the baptism place of Jesus Christ. A handful of churches have been built in the area.
Dana Nature Reserve Trekking
Dana Nature Reserve, Jordan
There are various hikes on offer within the Dana Nature Reserve. You will be accompanied by a local guide, who is knowledgeable on flora and fauna indigenous to the area. The scenery is beautiful with dramatic views.
Explore Wadi Rum with a Local Bedouin
Wadi Rum, Jordan
Spend the day with a local Bedouin, exploring the hidden secrets of Wadi Rum. Trek through the incredible scenery and learn about the local culture and customs of the Bedouins. This is a wonderful opportunity to delve deeper into the mysterious desert.
Floating in the Dead Sea
Dead Sea, Jordan
Enjoy some time free at leisure in the Dead Sea. Floating in the Dead Sea, where you float almost on top of the mineral-rich water, is an extraordinary experience and a must-do when visiting Jordan.
Hike from Dana to Feynan
A beautiful Wadi Dana trail leads from the small village of Dana to the lodge of Feynan, taking approximately 6 hours downhill. Your driver will transport your luggage from Dana to Feynan.
Hot Air Balloon over Wadi Rum
Wadi Rum, Jordan
At dawn you will be taken up in a hot air balloon to admire the incredible views over Wadi Rum. As you rise above the rock formations, take in the alien landscape of the desert, and watch the colours transform as the sun rises.