Go back in time and be enchanted by the mesmerizing beauty and contrast of Jordan and ensure a lifetime of great holiday memories.
Petra the 'Rose Red City', carved into the rock thousands of years ago, is one of the world's most dramatic lost cities and Jordan's most treasured attraction. This enchanting country offers diversity, culture, mystery and breathtaking sights, including the red desert sands of Wadi Rum where you can follow in the foot steps of Lawrence of Arabia. Experience the cleansing mud of the Dead Sea, the lowest point on Earth, where you can float effortlessly on the surface, or simply relax and enjoy Aqaba, the Red Sea, with beautiful sandy beaches and coral waters.
History and culture: With such a rich history and ancient civilization, the abundance of ancient ruins, architecture and customs are stamped across the kingdom. The most famous being the ancient city of Petra steeped in 2,000 year old history and now a UNESCO World Heritage site.
Outdoor Activities: Whether you're looking for a slower paced holiday in Jordan of sightseeing and lazing by your hotel pool, why not take up a round of golf or game of tennis. Or take a tour and follow the same trail as Lawrence of Arabia or Prophet Mohammed and take a 4x4 Jeep Safari through the desert.
Dead Sea: An expanse of water set to rejuvinate and revive your body and soul. Its minerals and the relaxing surroundings are the perfect setting and this famous setting and luxury hotels offers a perfect holiday in Jordan.
Wildlife: A visit to the coastal city of Aqaba to explore the beautiful under water world of the preserved coral reefs with over 1,000 species of fish, corals, crustaceans and mammals living in its waters. Or north of Amman and visit the nature reserve rich in established woodland with hiking trails and the Roe Deer.
When to go
Temperature Range: 20°C - 45°C
Most popular: April, May, October and November
Best value: July and August
Best weather: April, May, October and November
Direct flights: BMI and Royal Jordanian
Indirect flights: None
Visa information: None for British Citizens
Health information: No special vaccinations are required
Time Difference: GMT +3 hours
When To Go
Travel in May to September to receive the best deals. There will be fewer crowds and you could enjoy the luxurious facilities at your hotel or wait for the cooler evenings to take a camel ride across the desert.
Best Time to Go
Jordan is hot year round, but it is very pleasant in the Spring and Autumn. With guaranteed sunshine to bask in and comfortable temperatures to see the sites.
The spring and autumn months are the most popular. With great weather and more comfortable temperatures this means that at this time of year it can be busier.
Jordan is a dry desert country and the temperatures are high year round. The hottest months are June to August reaching well over 40°C.
Jordan experiences sunny and warm weather conditions year round. The annual rainfall is very low, with the most falling in the winter months. Temperatures during this time are usually a pleasant 25-35°C. The summer months of June to August can see temperatures soar to over 40°C.
Jordan Travel Information
There are a two of carriers to offering flights to Jordan from the UK.
Direct Carriers: Amman can be reached directly from the UK with BMI and Royal Jordanian.
Departure Taxes: There are no departure taxes to pay when leaving Jordan.
Fastest Flight Time: 5 hrs.
British Citizens are not required to have a visa to enter Jordan. Your passport must be valid for 6 months beyond your travel date. Please contact the Jordanian Embassy for up to date country and visa information on 0207 937 3685.
How to obtain a visa
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