Tours of Jordan take you from the beautiful towns of the Red Sea to one of the seven New Wonders of the World. Visit the bustling souks, museums and fascinating architecture of Ammam, see the Roman style theatre and rose coloured tombs which rise out of the desert in Petra and relax on the golden sands in Aqaba beach resort. Speak to our Destination Specialists today to book your bespoke luxury tour of Jordan, or browse our selection below for inspiration.
For an overview of the many attractions of this historic country, book our Wonders of Jordan. See the lowest point in the earth’s surface, visit the rose city of Petra and see its ancient tombs built into the surface of desert rocks and relax in the seaside town of Aqaba. See the desert castles, which date back to the 8th century, tour the capital of Ammam and enjoy the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Petra. You can also see the Dead Sea and the site of Jesus’ baptism. Alternatively, our five night private Jordan Highlights allows you to enjoy an overview of the country’s top attractions. Begin with a tour of Ammam’s Blue Mosque, Amphitheatre and Citadel, enjoy the Roman city of Jerash, Petra, relaxed Aqaba on the Red Sea and the spas and hypersaline lake of the Dead Sea.
Those wanting to enjoy the many religious attractions and deep sense of history offered by a tour of Jordan should book our Biblical Journey Through Jordan. Walk in the footsteps of the prophet Elijah, see where Jesus was baptised and see the 6th century mosaic map of Jerusalem and the Holy Land on this seven day tour.
Luxury Jordan Tour
“If you’re planning a trip to the Dead Sea, try to avoid shaving for a couple of days beforehand. The saltwater in even the smallest cut can be incredibly painful. I learned this the hard way!”
“The most unique experience I had in Jordan was staying overnight at a Bedouin camp in Wadi Rum. I will never forget how spectacular the night sky looked out in the desert."
“Pack loose, light, comfortable clothing. Not only for the fact that it’ll help to keep you cool in the heat, but also for the inevitable couple of pounds you’ll gain eating all the incredible food – the hummus, in particular, is to die for.”
Frequently Asked Questions
Is Jordan safe to visit?
Reluctance to visit Jordon, because of conflict in neighbouring countries, is understandable but Jordan is a peaceful nation, with no threat to tourists. That said, we always recommend checking the latest advice before travelling – the Foreign & Commonwealth Office can be found here.
Do you have to pay to enter the Dead Sea?
Along the northeast shores, you’ll find several hotels offering access to the Dead Sea, along with showers and towels, and sometimes even lunch and pots of the so called ‘magic mud’ to slather yourself with. These places will charge. You can, however, head further south to Herodus Spring, which is where the locals go to bathe for free.
What’s the weather like in Jordan?
Jordan gets incredibly hot in the summer – with temperatures reaching figures of around 40 °C or more – so if that sounds too much for you, avoid June, July and August. Winters are short and cool, with January seeing the coldest temperatures. Generally, spring and autumn are the best times to visit Jordan.
With ancient cities carved into rock, and rugged desert moonscapes, Jordan is a land of wonders waiting to be discovered. Explore towering Roman ruins in Amman, the world’s oldest city, float blissfully in the Dead Sea, and be made to feel instantly welcome with Jordan’s famously warm hospitality wherever you go.
Why you'll love Jordan...
- Feeling like Indiana Jones in Petra, one of the New Seven Wonders of the World
- Letting all your troubles float away in the Dead Sea
- Experiencing the extreme beauty of the desert at Wadi Rum
- Stepping back in time amid the vast Roman ruins in Jerash
- Diving into the colourful waters of the Red Sea
- Trying the incredibly delicious local cuisine
- Bathing in the healing waters of the Ma'In Hot Springs
- Stumbling across the giant hand of Hercules in Amman
- Exploring the oldest map of the Middle East laid out in mosaic in Madaba
- Spotting rare, endangered Arabian oryx at the Shaumari Wildlife Reserve
- Discovering the intricate frescoes inside Qasr Amra, one of the ‘desert castles’
- Taking a seat in the remarkable Roman theatre in Amman
Did you know?
- The Dead Sea coast is actually the lowest point on Earth on dry land, at 420 metres below sea level.
- In Jordanian culture, it is considered polite to refuse a meal three times before accepting it.
- It is considered bad luck to be excessively admiring and praising of children.
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