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Raísa Jorge

I hold a degree in Journalism but became a travel agent by passion. I am a fortunate person who has chosen two careers leading to the greatest experiences one can possibly have: New places, tastes, essences, people and their life-changing stories.

I'm originally Brazilian but have found myself on the other side of the World. My journey through Middle East & Asia started in 2012 and it is nowhere close to an end.
This region is an endless source of unforgettable experiences and we, at Experience Jordan, want to share the best with you. Our team is not only very professional, and capable of providing you the perfect trip, but also very passionate about their countries and work.

Prepare yourself for loads of fun and new discoveries. We promise you a lifetime adventure!

What places and activities do you specialize in?

"We specialize in adventure and experiential tours of the Middle East, particularly Jordan and Israel Palestine, offering hiking, biking, and experiential sightseeing tours. Our experienced guides will take you off the beaten path, to see the real highlights of the region, meeting the people, experiencing the hospitality and tasting the delights of the Middle East.

We aim to be the best inbound tour operator in the region, offering you the perfect trip, tailored to your specific requirements at affordable prices, with excellent customer service.

We know you’ll love our trips, because they are all the result of our own adventures around the region, sharing all the authentic treasures we have found and love. All the Experience Jordan team love exploring and we’re here to help you create the perfect tour for your needs, whether it’s sightseeing, hiking, cycling or family adventures. Do you want to stay with a local family, camp out under the stars in the desert, learn to cook Arabic food, explore the markets, ride a camel, engage with the people and even learn some Arabic greetings? Our international team has traveled the world, so we know what it’s like to be travelers, so we aim to give you outstanding service and include the best practices we’ve learned global into our trips.

As part of our commitment to the people of Jordan, we continue to pioneer new tours and experiences to create jobs and generate income for our local partners throughout the country, both in Amman, but also in the rural communities and Bedouin families across Jordan."

How did you get involved in travel?

"Back in 2011, I started working in an NGO which provides exchange program for university students. Through this organization, I've done my first trip abroad to [a not-so-usual first destination] India.

That experience was dramatically life-changing. After few months exploring the country, its culture & people, I was bitten by the travel bug and I went back to Brazil knowing exactly what I wanted for my life.

My next destination was Jordan and here I am since 2013 working in the travel industry, aiming to share with other travelers at least a bit of the huge and amazing experience it's been living here."

Please share a unique travel experience you will never forget.

"Besides India and Jordan. I have been to other countries in Asia and my ultimate experience was certainly in Afghanistan.

This war-torn country, normally avoided by most of travelers, has some of the most beautiful and unexplored landscapes in the World.

Hiking through the mountains of some very remote areas and dealing with the incredible hospitality of Afghan people have changed my life perspective forever. And, as weird as it sounds, I have never felt so peaceful like those days."

Featured trips & expertise

Golden Triangle & Dead Sea - 5 Days

Grab your camera and your sense of adventure and make your way around Jordan's famous southern sites. From the red city of Petra to the desert wilderness of Wadi Rum to the Red Sea port city of Aqaba, this tour offers a taste of everything the south has to offer!

Petra Tour from Jerusalem - 2 Days

Perfect for adventurers of all types, this 2-day tour winds through well-preserved Roman cities, ancient citadels, and the famous lost city of Petra with its temples, tombs, and incredible photo ops. Explore ancient sites from Jerash to Amman to famous Petra — and don't forget your best walking shoes, your camera, or your sense of wonder.

Petra
Explore Jordan, Israel, and the West Bank - 5 Days

On this trip, you'll explore the ancient city of Petra deep among red-sandstone mountains of southern Jordan. You'll wander through 4,000 years of history in the Old City of Jerusalem, and even cross from Israel into the West Bank to visit Bethlehem and the site of Jesus' birth.

Recent trip reviews for Raísa

Mikhail

Best of jordan, Jordan - Mar 28 - Apr 1, 2018

Traveler: Mikhail K. - Local specialist: Raísa Jorge

The trip was very well organized. The whole process of communication with Raisa and payment process before the trip was very easy. Raisa picked the best itinerary for our short four days stay in Jordan. Our guides were very professional and knowledgeable. Drivers were very polite and courteous. Hotels and bedouin camp which Raisa picked for us were very good, provided great service.

Raísa Jorge, local specialist, responded to this review:

Hi Mikhail,
Thanks again for experiencing Jordan with us. I am glad to know you had such a good time!
Happy to be at your service.

We hope to see you again in our beautiful country.

Happy travels!

Best,
Raisa