An escorted tour of Jordan will take you to 10,000 year old villages where man first began experimenting with village life. On a Journeys of Distinction holiday to Jordan you take in the Dead Sea and the Jordan Valley. You can bask in the sun at the lowest spot on earth and climb through Crusader and Arab castles dating from the 11th and 12th Centuries.
Visit the ancient lands of Jordan, the beautiful valleys hiding ancient treasures including the stunning city of Petra, the age old trading ports of the Red Sea, remnants of the Roman Empire and the dramatic canyons of the desert. Close to the edge of Europe, Jordan offers unforgettable sights to see, a deep routed culture and friendly and welcoming people.
Our Jordan Holiday Highlights
• See the unforgettable sight of Petra on and explore its hidden corners.
• Tour Jerash, one of the major cities of the Roman Empire
• Relax in Aqaba on the Red Sea.
• Enjoy a 4x4 tour into Wadi Rum, the landscapes of Lawrence of Arabia, with a dinner under the stars
• Float in the Dead Sea and stay at a spa hotel on its shores
Where is Jordan?
Jordan is located in the heart of the lands of the bible, with the Red Sea to the south, and the fabled Jordan River in the west, running into the Dead Sea. Jordan has a hilly spine, offering hidden valleys and ancient sites, such as the legendary Mount Nebo and the beautiful, stark desert canyons of Wadi Rum.
The food of Jordan is similar to it’s neighbours in the middle East and the Eastern Mediterranean, with staples such as couscous, hummus and falafel served with mezze plates , tasty grilled meats and sweet, nutty deserts. Bedouin food in the desert is renowned for it’s delicious camp fire barbeques, and across the country you may be offered refreshing, sweet mint tea.