Ancient ruins, vibrant culture, and stunning landscapes define Jordan. With Petra’s marvels, the Wadi Rum desert’s vastness, and Amman’s historical treasures, it’s a captivating Middle Eastern country rich in history and natural wonders.

  • Amman


    Amman, the vibrant capital of Jordan, blends ancient history with a modern urban charm. Explore its enchanting citadel, bustling markets, and mouthwatering cuisine, while immersing yourself in its warm hospitality and captivating desert landscapes.

  • Aqaba


    Aqaba, Jordan’s coastal gem, invites you to explore its azure waters, vibrant coral reefs, and sun-drenched beaches. Dive into a world of underwater marvels, indulge in seaside luxury, and soak up the Red Sea’s tranquil charm.

  • Dead Sea

    Dead Sea

    The Dead Sea, a mesmerizing natural wonder bordering Jordan and Israel, beckons with its surreal beauty. Float effortlessly in its hyper-saline waters, indulge in mineral-rich mud, and witness breathtaking sunsets over its otherworldly landscape.

  • Jerash


    Jerash, Jordan’s ancient marvel, transports you back in time with its remarkably preserved Roman ruins. Stroll through its grand colonnaded streets, marvel at its impressive theaters, and delve into the rich history of this archaeological gem.

  • Madaba


    Madaba, Jordan’s mosaic city, delights with its intricate ancient artworks. Discover the famous mosaic map of Jerusalem, explore charming Byzantine churches, and immerse yourself in a vibrant town brimming with history and culture.

  • Mount Nebo

    Mount Nebo

    Mount Nebo, a sacred peak in Jordan, offers breathtaking panoramas of the Promised Land. Stand where Moses once stood, absorb the spiritual atmosphere, and witness a remarkable vantage point that transcends time and inspires awe.

  • Petra


    Petra, Jordan’s crown jewel, astounds with its rose-red sandstone cliffs and ancient Nabatean wonders. Step through the iconic Siq, marvel at the Treasury, and uncover the secrets of this UNESCO World Heritage Site.

  • Wadi Rum

    Wadi Rum

    Wadi Rum, the “Valley of the Moon,” captivates with its majestic desert landscapes. Traverse towering sandstone cliffs, embark on thrilling desert adventures, and witness awe-inspiring sunsets that paint the vast expanse in vivid hues.

Browse through our suggested itineraries for inspiration. These are just a starting point for your plans – remember that all our itineraries are tailor-made to your specifications.

Planning your trip

Quick country facts

  • Recommended airlines
    British Airways and Royal Jordanian fly directly to Amman.
  • Flight time
    Around 5-6 hours with a direct flight.
  • Time zone
    GMT +3
  • Visa requirements
    Visa on arrival valid for 1 month (UK passport)

Getting There
There are many flights daily now flying to Amman, with direct flights from London Airport and indirect from most UK airports.

Getting Around

Overland is a good way to travel throughout Jordan, apart from in the bigger cities, roads aren’t too congested and therefore mean travel times are kept at a minimal.

Accommodation Costs
Accommodation varies widely throughout Jordan, you can find some more luxurious 5* properties and some more basic style accommodation, especially in the desert.

How Long to Stay
We really recommend between 1 and 2 weeks to spend in Jordan. With 1 week you can easily visit Amman, Petra and Wadi Rum and for longer trips you can include Wadi Rum and Aqaba.

Weather and When To Go
Jordan does get quite extreme weather often throughout the year as you may find snow in December and January and very high temperatures in July and August.

We suggest that the best times to travel would be in the Spring months (March-June) and in the Autumn months (September and October) for warm weather that isn’t too hot.

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