Jordan Attractions

Jordan Attractions

Jordan attracts many visitors because of its unique landscapes and interesting culture. Alongside important archaeological sites, it has nature reserves and provides challenging field trip options and no less important, hospitable inhabitants.

There are several ancient sites in Amman, the capital city, including a Roman theater and a fortress located on the highest hill in the city. The ruins at Jerash, are well-preserved remains from the Roman Period indicating the area, Wadi Rum desert, ancient rock art, and challenging trails. The coastal city of Aqaba offers options for diving, water sports, and luxury hotels. The highlight of Jordan and the source of its pride is Petra, the Nabatean city carved in the rock. The city was chosen in 2007 as one of the seven new wonders of the world.

Jordan is a magical country that provides an interesting perspective on the Middle East, its smells and colors, its people, and nature.

Petra: an Ancient Nabatean city, declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO and one of the seven wonders of the modern world, is the most prominent attraction of Jordan. Petra is famous for its impressive buildings, carved in red sandstone, which gave the place the nickname “Red Rock”.

Wadi ram: The longest valley in Jordan, long narrow colored sandstone canyons and channels, natural arches, towering cliffs, and natural caves. This is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Jordan and offers a variety of options for outdoor enthusiasts, from hiking and rock climbing to rappelling and horse riding.

Aqaba: Jordan’s resort city offers beautiful beaches, spectacular dive sites, and luxurious hotels.

ACCOMMODATION

Many different types of accommodation can be found in Jordan – from simple hostels up to five-star hotels. In Aqaba and Amman, You can find hotels of large chains or boutique hotels at relatively high prices. However, you can also find hostels at very cheap prices, although usually of very low standard.

GOOD LONG TRAIL

Wadi al Mujib and Wadi al Hasa (Moab and Edom)

There are flowing streams in the mountains of Moab and Edom that have an abundance of water and vegetation, steep tall walls, and no trail markers.

Beautiful hiking trails and grooved impressive canyons, waterfalls, and natural water pools. High-difficulty level tracks with many areas with walking or swimming in the water. Bring water walking equipment.

Wadi al Hasa – 26 km 2-3 day hike

Wadi al Mujib – two relatively small sections for day trips

WEATHER

Spring: warm weather in Amman (average temperatures range from 15-210C during the day to 4C at night) and it will be warmer at the Dead Sea and in the Jordan Valley (21-270C during the day). Possible rain in the northern regions.

Summer: hot and quite dry in Amman (average temperatures range from 21-320C during the day to 150C at night) and very hot at the Dead Sea and in the Jordan Valley (27-370C during the day).

Fall: warm in Amman (average temperatures range from 15-210C during the day to 40C at night) and warmer at the Dead Sea and in the Jordan Valley (21-270C during the day).

Winter: cool in Amman (average temperatures range from 4-150C during the day to 10C at night) and warmer at the Dead Sea and in the Jordan Valley (21-320C during the day). Sporadic rainfall can occur, with possible snow showers