35 Best Things to Do in Jordan in 2019 (670 Reviews)

While lately the entire Middle East is reeling with civil unrest and military struggles, Jordan remains a bright spot in the current gloomy state of the region. It has remained a neutral destination which offers some enthralling points of interest and a detour to history which remains perpetually fascinating. Often called the Jewel of Middle East, Jordan offers excellent eco adventures, heritage sites and wonderful landscapes to the tourists. It has remained one of the safest countries where you can explore the vibrant culture and legacy of the region blending seamlessly with modernization. Jordan is a land of diversities with ancient wonders to modern cities and riveting landscapes to lavish beach resorts. The local culture of Jordan has deep roots in Bedouin history whereas the urbanized cities like Amman boasts of all the peculiarities that define a buzzing cosmopolitan. If you want to experience something out of the ordinary in a fascinating land, take a trip and enjoy the best things to do in Jordan.

The ancient monuments in Jordan which have seen various tribes and civilizations have fascinated subsequent travellers in search of antiquity and the origins of faith be it the Roman amphitheatres, Crusader castles and Christian mosaics. One of the major highlights of Jordan is ancient Nabataean city of Petra with momentous where you can be enthralled by a walk through the Siq to the Treasury. Take a ride through Wadi Rum at sunset to explore the awe inspiring desert landscape of Jordan or go to Jerash to discover the Roman ruins. Take a dip in the healing waters of the Dead Sea or go splashing around in the waters of Wadi Mujib for a day. Take a luxury retreat to the Feynan Eco Lodge or visit the 15th century stone village of Dana in Jordan. For a spiritual journey visit Mount Nebo known to be the spot where Moses saw the promised land before he died. To inspire you to start packing your bags and embark on a soul stirring vacation, we have compiled here the best things to do in Jordan.

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Hot Air Ballooning in Wadirum Best Seller
Hot Air Ballooning in Wadirum

3H

About the Package:Enjoy the bird's eye view of the amazing scenery of the magical mountains in Wadi Rum. Experience climbing into a hot air balloon and grabbing the immense scenic beauty of the location.No matter if you opt for the package for yourself or gift your loved one with the best surprise ever, a hot air balloon ride is a unique experience that is worth to be experienced.You can enjoy balloon flights for around one hour, but we let you experience the supreme pleasure of a delightful flight for 2 to 3 hours which lets the whole experience get ever memorable.Note:Min 2 people are required to book this activity.
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32 Ratings

4.0

32 Ratings

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INR 16,229

INR 13,230

Full - Day Tour to Hammamat Main Hot Springs Best Seller
Full - Day Tour to Hammamat Main Hot Springs

1D

Amman

Experience the hot springs of Hammamat Ma’in on this full-day tour from Amman. Relax in the mineral-rich waters, known for their healing qualities, and discover one of Jordan’s most beautiful natural sights.About the tour:This full-day tour takes you to the hot springs of Hammamat Ma’in, located 58 km from Amman and 37 km from Madaba. Simply relax and enjoy the healing qualities of the mineral-rich waters.The springs originate from the winter rainfall on Jordan's highland plains. As the water makes its way through the Wadi Zarqa Ma'in valley, underground lava fissures help heat it – temperatures range from 104 to 145 degrees Fahrenheit. The water is also infused with skin-healing minerals, such as hydrogen sulfide, potassium, magnesium, and calcium.You will have the possibility to enjoy the mineral-rich hot thermal waters and relax within them. The waters are known to treat skin diseases, diseases of the circulatory system, and pains in the bones, joints, and back.Starting time: 8:00 amMeeting point: Central hotels in AmmanNote:Minimum 2 people are required to book this tour. 
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27 Ratings

4.0

27 Ratings

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INR 9,981

INR 7,981

Camel's Expedition in Wadi Rum Flat 10% off Featured
Camel's Expedition in Wadi Rum Flat 10% off

6D

Amman

Trip Highlights: -Join a convoy of camels and Bedouins walking the route of the Arab revolution and the old Arab merchants’ route from Saudi Arabia.-Experience a true desert walking expedition through one of the world’s most beautiful deserts.-Learn to be self -sufficient in the desert - cook your food, navigate, ride camels, and set up your campsite with the Bedouins.Hike to the summit of Jordan’s highest peak, Jabal Umm ad Dami (1,854 meters).-Hike to the Burdah Rock Arch, Wadi Rum’s most spectacular natural feature.In the heart of the Middle East, Jordan is known for its historical and cultural wealth. Over the centuries it has been a strategic base for nomadic Bedouins that have lived for thousands of years and built their kingdoms in this area. Rahhalah offers a signature adventure like no other. Retrace history and take the opportunity to live like a Bedouin, walking their ancient paths, learning their secrets and following their destiny to modernization. You may join us on this exhilarating expedition as a guest but you will leave us like family.Note:Minimum 2 people are required to book this tour.Maximum 12 people are required to book this tour. 
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26 Ratings

4.0

26 Ratings

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INR 72,616

INR 65,354

Jordan Sightseeing Tour with Desert Camping Featured
Jordan Sightseeing Tour with Desert Camping

8D/7N

Amman

Jordan is known for its deserts, monuments and amazing history.The city of Petra will surely amaze you with its beauty and introduce you with the amazing history of Jordan.Desert Wadi Rum is a gem in itself. A Jeep Safari and a night spent in camps in the desert of Wadi Rum is an amazing experience.The famous Bedouin tea and Bedouin Dinner will make you feel eat more & more.This guide is to ensure all your queries related to Jordan trip are met with an answer.
Superb

36 Ratings

4.0

36 Ratings

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INR 84,000

INR 80,000

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Red Sea Diving from Amman Best Seller
Red Sea Diving from Amman

8D

Amman

Aqaba is the only coastal city in Jordan and has been inhabited since four thousand B.C. Aqaba has great diving, swimming, and snorkeling. The beaches are very clean and beautiful. People come here from all over the world to dive in the Red Sea. Wadi Rum is situated in the middle of the desert, in a valley, in South West Jordan. Since prehistoric times it has been inhabited by many different cultures. Wadi Rum is a popular place for rock climbers because of its unusual rock formations. Petra is an ancient city that is over two thousand years old. The Nabateans have built very impressive stone facades and buildings in Petra. They show the influence and prosperity that the Nabateans had at that time. They controlled all of the trade in the area and the water. Note:Minimum 2 people are required to book this tour.Maximum 50 people are required to book this tour.Breakfast and lunch are included in the package. 
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40 Ratings

3.0

40 Ratings

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INR 79,271

INR 71,721

Dead Sea Day Trip from Amman Flat 20% off Best Seller
Dead Sea Day Trip from Amman Flat 20% off

8H

Amman

About the Activities:Leave Amman city behind and drive 1 hour to the Dead Sea, one of the most incredible places in the world. The salt lake is the lowest point on earth and the special climatic conditions have positive effects on dermatological and rheumatic diseases. The mineral concentration in the mud is used for therapeutic and beauty treatments.Queen of Sheba and Queen Cleopatra appreciated already the spa and health effects of the Dead Sea. Due to the high salinity, one can float on the water. Moreover, the area plaid a significant role in the Bible, most popular is the destruction of the sinful cities Sodom and Gomorrah. Return transfer to Amman hotel.Note:Min 2 people are required to book this activity.
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40 Ratings

3.0

40 Ratings

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INR 5,034

INR 4,027

Amman to Desert Castles Half Day Tour Best Seller
Amman to Desert Castles Half Day Tour

5H

Amman

About the Package:Jordan's Umayyad desert castles are beautiful examples of early Islamic art and architecture and stand testament to a fascinating era in the country's rich history. Take a half-day tour and delve deep into the history of Jordan under the expertise of a professional guide.The structures are called “castles” because of their imposing stature. The desert complexes once served various purposes as caravan stations, agriculture and trade centers, resort pavilions, and outposts that helped distant rulers forge ties with local Bedouins.Inside the castles, early Islamic art can be found. The fine mosaics, frescoes, stone and stucco carvings are inspired by the best in Persian and Graeco-Roman traditions and reveal to us countless stories of the life as it was during the 8th Century.Alongside the castles, you will also visit the black basalt fort at Azraq, which had been in continuous use since Late Roman times, and was the headquarters of Lawrence of Arabia during the Arab Revolt.Note:Min 2 people are required to book this activity.
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28 Ratings

3.0

28 Ratings

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INR 5,629

INR 4,629

2 Day Tour to Petra with Dead Sea from Amman Best Seller
2 Day Tour to Petra with Dead Sea from Amman

2D

Amman

About the Package:Explore some of Jordan's most spectacular sites on a 2-day, private tour for (1-7 people) from Amman. On the first day depart to Amman and travel south to Petra. Founded by the Nabateans, Petra is considered one of the wonders of the world. Located 139 miles (225 kilometres) from Amman, Petra was carved in stone more than 2,000 years ago. It dominated the trade routes of ancient Arabia. Upon arrival, walk the narrow path of the Siq to discover the main entrance to the city. At the end of the Siq, see the Treasury (al-Khazneh), which was believed to hold countless treasures. Continue to the monastery and Altar of Sacrifice. Then, transfer to Wadi Rum in the afternoon. Spend the night in a Bedouin camp and enjoy dinner and some night time activities.On the second day, after breakfast, drive to Wadi Rum by 4WD jeep. Wadi Rum ("Valley of the Moon") is where the legendary film "Lawrence of Arabia" was filmed. Marvel at the unique shape of the mountain as it rises from the rose-red sand of the desert. See towering cliffs of brownish, reddish and golden colors. Continue toward the Gulf of Aqaba on the Red Sea and spend about two hours here. Red sea stop is skipped during the winter season - Nov to the end of March. Then transfer to the Dead Sea, famous for the biblical story of Sodom and Gomorrah. Located 400 meters below sea level, the Dead Sea is one of Jordan's most spectacular sites. Marvel at the calm waters glinting in the scorching sun. Legendary for its high concentration of salt and minerals, the Dead Sea is therapeutic and provides for a unique swimming experience. After some free time to swim, return to your hotel in Amman.
Superb

29 Ratings

4.0

29 Ratings

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INR 21,770

INR 17,870

Explore Azraq Desert Castles & Wetlands by Bike Featured
Explore Azraq Desert Castles & Wetlands by Bike

1D

Amman

About the Package:Stretching east of Amman, the parched desert plain rolls on to Iraq and Saudi Arabia. This is a place where endless sand and barren basalt landscapes prove man’s ability to thrive under harsh conditions. The discovery of flint hand-axes in this desert indicates that Paleolithic settlers inhabited the region around half a million years ago. But the most remarkable remains of human habitation are the palaces built by the Damascus-based Umayyad caliphs during the early days of Islam (seventh-eighth centuries CE). On this trip, cyclists will visit two of the main castles by bike, crossing the eastern desert of Jordan and stopping on the way at the Azraq Eco-Lodge where you will rest and have lunch before visiting the wetland reserve. The Azraq Wetland Reserve is a nature reserve located near the town of Azraq in the eastern desert of Jordan. An oasis for migratory birds, Azraq was established in 1978 and covers 12 square kilometres.The Cycling route will be a dirt road cross the desert and passes through magnificent basalt landscapes, where there might be a chance to see some Bedouins, camels and much more.
Superb

39 Ratings

4.0

39 Ratings

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INR 33,210

INR 28,210

Exclusive Cycling Expedition in Jordan Featured
Exclusive Cycling Expedition in Jordan

9D

Amman

The Kingdom of Jordan is the perfect place to combine a cycling tour with some of the best sites in the Middle East. This bicycle trip takes us through olive groves and hilltop villages in the north, while further south we will head along desert roads where the communities are sparse and nomadic and the landscape vast and spectacular. If cycling alone isn't enough to entice you, perhaps the UNESCO site of Petra, a night under the stars in the Wadi Rum desert or afloat in the Dead Sea will tempt you to visit this fascinating country.Note:Minimum 2 people are required to book this tour. 
Superb

36 Ratings

4.0

36 Ratings

Starting from

INR 135,983

INR 110,483

Diving Expedition in Aqaba Flat 20% off Featured
Diving Expedition in Aqaba Flat 20% off

5D

Amman

Start and end in Aqaba! With the diving tour Rocked by the waves: 05 days diving in Aqaba, you have a 5-day tour package taking you through Aqaba, Jordan. Rocked by the waves: 05 days diving in Aqaba is a small group tour that includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, transport and more.Well known as the Nabatean and greek-roman homeland, not many people know that Jordan has much to offer – except of course Wadi Rum desert and Dead Sea salts and minerals.This tour is designed for people that cannot renounce to the sea. Ready to wear a wetsuit, diving mask, and scuba tank? In this 05 days tour, you will discover the treasures hidden in Jordan seabed: ready to sleep rocked by the waves?Note:Minimum 2 people are required to book this tour.Maximum 6 people are required to book this tour. 
Superb

38 Ratings

4.0

38 Ratings

Starting from

INR 96,124

INR 76,899

Jordan: Women's Expedition, Thrillophilia Exclusive Featured
Jordan: Women's Expedition, Thrillophilia Exclusive

8D

Amman

What’s life like for women in Jordan? You know what a hijab is, a burqa is, a niqab. You see women wearing them, perhaps on the news or in your city. But how many of these women do you know? Join this 8-day adventure in Jordan as we break the barriers of traditional tourism and discover sisterhood in this tiny desert nation. Spend a night in Wadi Rum and learn the ancient art of henna with traditional Bedouin ladies, and discover how kohl has been used for years not just as a beauty product but to protect the eyes from the harsh desert sands. Spend an afternoon at a local ladies-only beach, discover the Dead Sea, and visit stunning Petra. Learn the art of Arabic cooking in a local home with our female host, enjoy afternoon teas and gossip time with local women, and even meet a female shepherd and help milk her goats. The reason we’ve made this tour just for women is that, culturally, it’s just not possible for men to participate in a lot of the activities on this tour, and we want to offer the best opportunity possible for developing a deeper understanding of Middle Eastern women – with full respect for their traditional cultural values.Note:Minimum 2 people are required to book this tour. 
Very Good

32 Ratings

3.0

32 Ratings

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INR 138,506

INR 123,006

Jordan Multisport Tour Flat 10% off Best Seller
Jordan Multisport Tour Flat 10% off

8D

Amman

Start and end in Amman! With the multi-sport tour Jordan Multisport, you have an 8-day tour package taking you through Amman, Jordan and 6 other destinations in Jordan. Jordan Multisport is a small group tour that includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.Jordan is famed for its ancient past but its present is pretty darn compelling, too. The natural and man-made wonders of Petra and Wadi Rum have been drawing travelers here for ages, but the rough-hewn grandeur of Jordan has remained a secret known only to the boldest of thrill-seekers. Trek the rocky hills to isolated villages along the trails near Ajloun, hike down canyons towards the Dead Sea and discover the Dana Biosphere Reserve. See for yourself why Jordan is a secret we just couldn’t keep to ourselves any longer.Note:Minimum 2 people are required to book this tour.Maximum 15 people are required to book this tour.
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37 Ratings

3.0

37 Ratings

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INR 95,299

INR 85,769

Dana to Petra Trek: Hike the Jordan Trail Best Seller
Dana to Petra Trek: Hike the Jordan Trail

9D

Amman

Start and end in Amman! With the hiking & trekking tour Dana to Petra Trek - Hiking the Jordan Trail, you have a 9-day tour package taking you through Amman, Jordan and 5 other destinations in Jordan. Dana to Petra Trek - Hiking the Jordan Trail is a small group tour that includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.Your tour includes:-Meet and assist at Amman Airport.-Airport pick-up and drop-off.-Entrance fees to all of the sites in the trip plan.-Free collective visa to Jordan (full passport details must be received 14 days before arrival) for non-restricted nationalities.Note:Minimum 2 people are required to book this tour.Maximum 14 people are required to book this tour. 
Superb

41 Ratings

4.0

41 Ratings

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INR 129,354

INR 119,354

Half Day Jeep Tour to Wadi Rum Desert Best Seller
Half Day Jeep Tour to Wadi Rum Desert

4H

Amman

If you can only manage to spend one-half day in Wadi Rum, this is the tour for you. This jeep tour departs in the morning of the afternoon and stops at all of the Protected Area’s famous sites throughout the day. You will have plenty of time at each of the sites to get down from the jeep, take photographs, relax and drink Bedouin tea or go on a short walk.Places covered:Wadi Rum Protected AreaThe Nabatean TempleLawrence SpringAbu-Khashabah CanyonThe Red DuneThe Ancient MapThe Great DuneLawrence’s House RuinsUm-Frouth Rock BridgeTime duration: 4 hoursNote:Wadi Rum entrance fee is not included in the package. Minimum 2 people are required to book this tour. 
Superb

29 Ratings

4.0

29 Ratings

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INR 5,574

INR 5,074

Roots of Wadi Rum & Dead Sea Featured
Roots of Wadi Rum & Dead Sea

7D

Amman

About the package:With the discovery tour Roots of Wadi Rum & Dead Sea, you have a 7-day tour package taking you through Amman, Jordan and 9 other destinations in Jordan. This package of Wadi Rum & Dead Sea is a small group tour that includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
Superb

37 Ratings

4.0

37 Ratings

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INR 70,748

INR 58,748

Snorkeling in Clear Waters of Aqaba Best Seller
Snorkeling in Clear Waters of Aqaba

3H

Go snorkeling in Aqaba on an eco-friendly small-group tour—you’ll see beautiful corals and Red Sea fishes while picking up garbage, leaving behind an ocean floor that’s cleaner and healthier. Following your Red Sea snorkeling trip, enjoy a traditional meal cooked fresh on the beach and a glass of local herbal tea; it’s a fun way to experience Aqaba and lend a helping hand.Time duration: 3 hoursDeparture time: 07:00 amNote: Alcoholic beverages are not included in the package.Minimum 2 people are required to book this tour.
Very Good

25 Ratings

3.0

25 Ratings

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INR 6,331

INR 5,431

Wadi Mujib Siq Hiking Trail from Amman Flat 15% off Best Seller
Wadi Mujib Siq Hiking Trail from Amman Flat 15% off

5H

Amman

Experience Jordan’s spectacular Wadi Mujib river canyon on this 5-hour hiking experience from Amman, with round-trip transport. Travel to this towering sandstone gorge in the Mujib Nature Reserve near the Dead Sea, and take the easy-to-moderate hike along the Siq trail through the cliffs to a waterfall. Relish the beauty and peace of the steep-sided ravine; watch for wildlife, and be ready to wade through occasional waist-deep pools on the route. After about an hour, reach the falls, enjoy the idyllic setting, and depending on rainfall levels, swim in the pools.Note:Min 2 people are required to book this activity.
Very Good

27 Ratings

3.0

27 Ratings

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INR 11,353

INR 9,650

Wadi Rum Bedouin Tour with Camping Best Seller
Wadi Rum Bedouin Tour with Camping

2D

Enjoy the desert life with Wadi Rum Bedouin Tour with a Camp. Offering a variety of options that you can choose from and overnight, you will be able to sleep in the camp under the stars, an experience that is unique to this place. You will be picked-up from Aqaba and transfer to Wadi RumWe visit the main valley sites of Lawrence Spring, the red Sand Dune, Khazali Canyon and Small Arch. We continue out of the main valley to see the views at Lawrence House. Your bedouin guide will prepare a modest Bedouin meal in the desert. After lunch, continue your visit to Mushroom Rock, Um Frouth Rock Bridge, and Abu Khashaba Canyon - a beautiful canyon walk. Your guide will choose a beautiful area to watch the sunset. After sunset, you will return to camp for the overnight stay. There is plenty of time at each of the sites so you can take photographs, relax, drink Bedouin tea or go on a short walk.Note:Minimum 2 people are required to book this tour. 
Superb

30 Ratings

4.0

30 Ratings

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INR 2,800

INR 2,000

Red Dune & Lawrence House 4x4 Tour Best Seller
Red Dune & Lawrence House 4x4 Tour

5H

Five hours of adventure visiting Wadi Rum most famous natural rock bridges, Khazali Canyon, the Red Dune, Lawrence house and more. Also, you will have the chance to meet local Bedouin, enjoy a cup of Bedouin tea and lunch in the middle of this amazing desert.About the tour:Stop At: Nabatean Temple, Aqaba Governorate, JordanOn a small hill in Rum village, are the limited ruins of a 2000-year-old temple, dedicated to the deity Lat. The ruins are important because they are evidence of a permanent Nabataean settlement, built on the earlier foundations of a temple built by the Arab tribe of Ad.Duration: 10 minutesStop At: Lawrence's Spring, Wadi Rum JordanThe spring named in honor of Lawrence’s evocative description in the Seven Pillars of Wisdom: 'In front of us a path, pale with use, zigzagged up the cliff-plinth…From between [the] trees, in hidden crannies of the rock, issued strange cries; the echoes turned into music, of the voices of the Arabs watering camels at the springs which there flowed out three hundred feet above ground'.Duration: 20 minutesStop At: Jebel Khazali, Wadi Rum JordanAn easy siq to explore is the narrow fissure that cuts into Jebel Khazali. You can explore on foot for about 150m, far enough to appreciate the cool shade and to see inscriptions made by the ancients who used the siq for the same purpose. Look out for drawings of ostriches, pairs of feet and a woman giving birth.Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Little Bridge, Wadi Rum Village, JordanA beautiful natural rock bridge in the middle of this Mars-like desert, take your time to climb it and take unforgettable photos.Duration: 20 minutesStop At: Um Frouth Rock Bridge, Wadi Rum Village, JordanThe second biggest rock bridge in Wadi Rum desert and the easiest to climb. It's one of the most popular attractions in the area.Duration: 25 minutesStop At: Wadi Rum Protected Area, Wadi Rum Jordan(Lawrence House): A building ruins which historians believe it been built and used by Lawrence of Arabia during his short stay in Wadi Rum desert.Duration: 15 minutesStop At: Wadi Rum Protected Area, Wadi Rum Jordan(Anfeshyah Inscriptions): Thamudic, and Nabatean inscriptions carved by caravans and travelers, also you can see animals and humans ancient drawings that illustrate what type of activities people at that time do.Duration: 15 minutesStop At: Al Ramal Red Sand Dune, Aqaba Qasabah District, JordanEnjoy your desert experience by walking up this soft silk dune and enjoying the magnificent endless mountain desert view.Duration: 25 minutesStop At: Wadi Rum Protected Area, Wadi Rum Jordan(Wadi Rum Ancient Map)Duration: 10 minutesNote:Minimum 2 people are required to book this tour.
Very Good

41 Ratings

3.0

41 Ratings

Starting from

INR 6,883

INR 5,883

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