Have limited time, and want to see Jordan's highlights in a few days? Experience a perfect snapshot of Jordan's history and natural beauty on this 4-day, 3-night journey. This efficient itinerary packs a punch, balancing exploration of ancient Petra with a mellow evening camping in the desert of Wadi Rum.
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Jordan is a year-round destination, but peak-time for touring Jordan is spring (March-May), when temperatures are still warming up and wildlife is at its finest. Autumn (September - November) is also popular. Both seasons see milder temperatures, making hiking and sightseeing alike more comfortable. Read more details about the best time to visit Jordan.
Top places to explore
In addition to visiting Jordan's top 3 (Petra, the Dead Sea and Wadi Rum), we highly recommend taking the time to experience Jordan more deeply, through activities such as sharing a meal with a local family, staying at a bedouin camp, and trekking through a wadi (desert canyon). Find more ideas here.
Jordan is a compact country with a great highway network. Most travelers opt to hire a private driver to explore its amazing sites. Read more
Curated for travelers with limited time, this itinerary prioritizes quality over quantity with a 3 day, 2 night tour of Jordan. Visit the landmarks that Jordan is famous for, like the beautiful Dead Sea and the rock-carved metropolis of Petra. You'll also immerse yourself in local culture with an authentic cooking class. Short but sweet, your travels will focus on the country's most popular highlights, providing a satisfying glimpse of its rich history and vibrant heritage.
Perfect for travelers ready for a full week of adventure, this 7 day, 6 night itinerary prioritizes Jordan's best-loved landmarks. You'll bask in the beauty of the Dead Sea, take in panoramic views from the temples of Petra, and camp in Wadi Rum's desert wilderness, finally returning home with a satisfying slice of the country's rich heritage.
From the Rose City of Petra to the shores of the Dead Sea, enjoy nine days of exploration in Jordan and Israel on this comprehensive tour. With a curated focus on the area's most fascinating highlights, you'll hit all of the cultural sights and natural wonders that make this region a timeless and sought-after destination.
From the Old City of Amman to Petra's sprawling ruins, experience a perfect snapshot of Jordan's many highlights on this 5-day, 4-night tour. This curated journey hits all of the cultural sights and natural wonders that make the region a timeless and sought-after destination.
The epic trek from Dana to Petra, rated one of the world’s best hikes by National Geographic, takes you through many of Jordan's distinct landscapes and major archeological sites. It's part of the national Jordan Trail, which runs the length of the country from north to south. Read on for a detailed description of the 9-day trekking itinerary.
Whether you have two days or two weeks to spend, Jordan is an accessible destination for even the most hurried of travelers. From whirlwind tours of Petra to in-depth Holy Land...
Seven days is enough time to experience some of the best Jordan has to offer, including a tour of the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Petra, a night camping in the desert of Wadi...
In 10 days, you'll have enough time to see many of Jordan's highlights, and even combine your trip with a few days in Israel or Egypt. Travelers who want to follow in the...
With 14 days to explore Jordan, you'll have plenty of time to see the best this country has to offer. Opt for an adventure trip that includes hiking and rock climbing, or focus...
Jordan is a year-round destination, but there are seasonal weather variations that travelers should be aware of. Spring and fall have the most predictable, pleasant temperatures...
Jordan has it all: vibrant cities, otherworldly landscapes, perfectly zen seaside resorts, and ancient ruins around every corner. You could spend a lifetime exploring everything...
Planning a trip to Jordan? Here's a list of the top ten activities to help give you an idea of great things to do. We've focused on unique things to do in Jordan that provide...
There are many variables to consider when packing your bags for Jordan: the variety of terrain and weather conditions, outdoor adventure activities, Arabic culture, and...
Planning a trip to Israel? Get the most out of your time in the region by paying a visit to neighboring Jordan as well. Both countries are packed with things to do and see, and...
Amman is a perfect pairing of Jordan's ancient history and modern culture, providing endless viewpoints, fantastic Levantine cuisine, and one of the best art scenes in the...
Roast lamb with tart yogurt sauce, syrupy pastries, and endless sweet tea and strong coffee: a trip to Jordan is a culinary experience that will leave you craving more. Read on...
There is perhaps no better way to get "off the beaten path" in Jordan than to walk or ride the trails that traverse its spectacular landscapes and diverse communities. The...
An adventurer's paradise, Wadi Rum is a crown jewel of Jordan's ancient desert. Explore the rugged landscape from the back of a Jeep, ride a camel, or take a hike: no matter how...
The "Rose City" of Petra is a sprawling wonderland of ancient architecture. With so many things to see, planning your trip can become overwhelming—so use our expert tips to...
One of Jordan's busiest and most powerful outposts in ancient times, Jerash is now renowned for its beautifully preserved sense of history. It may look small on a map, but it's...
Jordan may be best known for its remnants of ancient civilization, but the vibrant scene you'll find in the modern-day capital city of Amman should not be overlooked. With...
Travel through history as you embark on this tour of Jordan and Egypt. Start with a relaxing trip to the Dead Sea before heading to the pink stones and red sands of Petra and Wadi Rum. End your trip in Egypt, where you can experience thousands of years of ancient civilization and its wonders. Walk the streets of the stone city of Petra, float in the Dead Sea, stand in awe of the Egyptian Pyramids and Sphinx, and more on this six-day itinerary.
After arriving in Amman, you'll have some time to explore this historic city as well as visit the nearby Jerash ruins and hike in the Zubia forest, before heading to the Wadi Rum desert. You'll have two nights in Wadi Rum, which includes desert drives to rock formations and ancient inscriptions as well as a hike up Jebel Hash, and you'll then travel to Petra. You'll visit Little Petra which is accessed through a narrow opening—and you'll then have a full day to explore Petra—before departing for the Dead Sea with a short stop at Mujib Canyon.
You'll start your itinerary with two nights in Amman, which includes a day trip to Azraq through the desert, before departing for Petra. Explore Petra's ancient temples and spend a night at a Bedouin camp in the desert of Wadi Rum before heading to the salty waters of the Dead Sea, where you'll spend the night, and then travel back to Amman. On the way back to Amman, you'll visit Bethany on the Jordan River, and the following day you'll enjoy a day trip to the ruins of Jerash, the Decapolis city Um Qais, and to Aljoun.
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Bucket list trip to Petra · Jordan - Feb 1 - Feb 7, 2020
We had a stunning trip to Jordon and our visit to Petra, our KimKim specialist Lena put together exactly what we wanted and her communication and responses were first class. Haytham was our local tour guide and we can really recommend him and his company. Over all it was a great trip and hugely enjoyed. Thanks to everyone involved
Happy visit to Jordan, (January 2020) · Jordan - Jan 22 - Jan 30, 2020
My January 2020 trip to Jordan was a great experience. The natural and historical sights were breathtaking - especially Petra, the Dead Sea, and Wadi Rum.
The trip went so well because of the patience, attention-to-detail, and local experience of Sarah who planned and co-ordinated the arrangements for me.
I was a solo traveller and could not have been happier with the sights selected to visit, the accommodation venues, the food, and the skilled, safe, courteous and professional drivers... read more
Great Tour to Jordan · Jordan - Jan 16 - Jan 20, 2020
Tamara and the team at Why Jordan Tours were fabulous to deal with. Any questions I had were answered very quickly. The trip went off without a hitch. Zied our driver was great and took care of any needs we may have had along the way. Jordan is so beautiful and Petra is amazing. The arrangements at the airport were so simple it was by far the easiest entry into any of the countries visited. Tamara had all of our Visas prepared and she had a person meet us in the airport to move us... read more