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What You Should Know More About Jordan

  • Travel Advice

    • The weather in Jordan is hot and dry and hence, you are advised to carry clothes accordingly.

    • Carry sun protection lotions and creams and stay hydrated in order to avoid sun-strokes.

    • Do not carry a lot of cash or expensive jewelry.

    • As Jordan is a place in the Middle East, do not wear clothes which are too short and offensive according to the local culture.

    • Do not try to offend the locals or their culture/lifestyle in any way.

    • Book your resorts, hotels or other stay facilities well in advance.

    • Though Jordan is a place of honest and friendly people, you should always be aware of scammers.

  • Drinking Laws

    The minimum legal age to consume all types of alcoholic drinks in Jordan is 18 years and you are advised to carry an age proof whenever you go out to drink.


  • Our Recommendations: What you can’t afford to miss?

    Al-Maghtas

    Al-Maghtas is a place which is believed to be where Lord Jesus Christ was baptized. This is a UNESCO declared World Heritage Site and 5th such destination in Jordan. This is an excavated site on the shore of Jordan and have ruins of ancient chapels, pools and caves of the monks and a visit here will give you a very holy and divine feel.


    Petra

    This world famous sight-seeing destination in Jordan is again a UNESCO World Heritage site. This place was carved by the Banataeans over 2000 years ago and would contain 3,000 dwelling, banquet halls and tombs in red-hued sandstone. The Sun Temple, which is the best known feature of the Petra is an impressive spot and to witness more, you should take a stroll of this place rich in heritage.


    Dead Sea

    The Dead Sea is a place most frequented by tourists in Jordan mainly for soaking themselves in the mineral packed mud from head to toe and also take a float in the sea. Because of the high salt content of the sea, you will keep floating and bobbing on the surface. This place is also the lowest point on land, which is 1,407 feet below sea level.


    Wadi Rum

    You cannot miss taking a flight over the Wadi Rum, which is a vast desert valley in Jordan, again declared as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Witnessing this valley from the sky is indeed a mesmerizing experience and unforgettable for lifetime. You can also book a stay at some of the furnished ten accommodations and feast upon the delicious meats and vegetables served here. If the flight is not convenient, you can also take a camel ride here.


    Aqaba

    The Gulf of Aqaba, which is located to the north-west of Red Sea is the only coastal city in Jordan where tourists flock in order to swim, chill-out and get pampered by the luxury offered by the high-end resorts at the beach. You can also snorkel on this really beautiful and clear beach is it provides access to the Yamaniah Coral Reef.


    Qasar Amra

    Qasar Amra, the famous ‘Desert Castle’ of Jordan is yet again a UNESCO World Heritage Site in Jordan and inside this ruined castle, you will see an array of ancient paintings on the walls, ceilings and rooms, depicting the daily life of people who once lived here. You will clearly imagine the grand life people here once lived, because the paintings depict naked women, zodiac symbols, music-playing animals and the overall lifestyle.


    Amman

    Last but not the least, Amman, the capital city of Jordan which is one of the longest continually civilized and inhabited cities in the world, which has an active past of millions of years. People here still live in the ancient ruins of citadels and worship at the Temple of Hercules built by the Romans and the Byzantine Church. In addition to this, the bustling markets in the city are worth shopping at.


  • What you will like there?

    Preserved Heritage

    Jordan houses ruins from ancient civilizations which are heritage monuments as well as a home to the people residing here in the current time. The locals here have successfully preserved the heritage and culture here and still live in the houses constructed centuries ago, which is a very unique thing to witness.


    Long Stretching Deserts

    The long stretching golden deserts, which are the pride of Jordan will definitely make a place in your heart after you leave from here. The desert valleys, sand dunes and camel rides on it will give you a very unique adventure.


    Crystal Clear Beach Waters

    The blue sea waters of Jordan alongside gleaming sand beaches are the cleanest and purest in the world. With no overcrowding of tourists and littering caused because of it, the beach waters here are crystal clear and the beaches here are really clean and serene. You will feel a different kind of calm and relaxation when you spend time on these beaches.


    Classic Street cafes

    Jordan is famously known for its lively street cafes where you can chill out while you are enjoying your holidays here and these classis cafes are indeed the best in the world in terms of food, ambience and the entire energetic feel and aura.


  • Recommended reads for destination

    Website :

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    Books :

    The Rough Guide to Jordan


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