Jordan Travel Guide

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Introducing Jordan

Jordan has a unique tradition of welcoming visitors and it has delighted visitors for centuries for its world heritage sites, friendly towns and inspiring desert landscapes. Jordan is a fascinating destination loaded with history, still being stable and peaceful even after the ongoing conflicts of neighboring places Syria and Israel. It is the nation located in the heart of Middle East surrounded by the countries like Syria, Saudi Arabia, Israel and Iraq. Jordan is truly a delightful destination; visit it with our Jordan holiday packages. 


Must Know Facts

Best Time to Visit

The weather and climate in Jordan can vary considerably depending on location and altitude. In the summer the weather in Jordan, especially in deserts of Jordan valley is blisteringly hot while at other times of year the deserts can be freezing and snow is unheard of. Winters in Jordan are generally short and cool; January is the coolest month with temperature of 5-10 degree and 70% of the average rainfall in the country falls during this period. 
Spring here starts in March, when wild flowers emerge, valleys are green and temperature stays in their teens. And yes, for diving in Aquaba the best time is September, October and early November, when water is warm at around 26 degree, plus marine life is abundant during this time including eagle rays and turtles. 
And did you know? In late July and early August each year the ancient, the ancient plazas, avenues and theaters provide an enchanting background for the Jarah festival of culture and arts, a major celebration of music, drama, dance, poetry, craftwork and fine art as well. So somehow this is an ideal time to visit Jordan, pack your bags and get ready to explore the historic destination with all your heart with our Jordan tour packages from Mumbai. 


History & Culture

The historical backdrop of Middle Eastern nations is frequently very mixed-up and Jordan's is no exemption, telling a story of occupation and the fight for control between world forces. To complicate things further, Jordan's past is likewise a land over which religious fights keep on being battled. Fortunately, their way of life is somewhat less complex.
The locale's initially realized occupants were the Nabataeans who were in charge of building the astounding city of Petra on the riches they inferred as brokers among Europe and Asia, along the Silk Road. Before long, the land was incorporated into the Byzantium Empire. Following the Roman decay, the Umayyad assumed control over the territory not long after the passing of the Prophet Muhammed in AD 632. Visit this historical backdrop with our International tour packages. 
Jordan's area, at the meeting point between three landmasses, has formed its way of life rather emphatically. While Arabic and Islamic components are very incredible, Western impacts have been similarly as solid. Since the nation is opening up monetarily, a few American and European social markers are leaking in. 
Jordan has a solid melodic convention and a long history spreading over hundreds of years. From customary instruments like the shababa (woodwind or pipe) and the gerbah (bagpipes) to the ad libbed verse, Jordanian artists have been hitting the nail on the head for quite a while. Albeit Western music is beginning to end up prevalent, nearby tunes keep on ruling.



Jordan is a moderately little nation arranged at the connection of the Levantine and Arabian regions of the Middle East. The nation is verged on the north by Syria, toward the east by Iraq, and by Saudi Arabia on the east and south. Toward the west are Israel and the involved West Bank, while Jordan's solitary outlet to the ocean, the Gulf of Aqaba, and is toward the south. 
Jordan involves a zone of roughly 96,188 square kilometers including the Dead Sea, making it comparative in size to Austria or Portugal. Be that as it may, Jordan's differing territory and scene give a false representation of its genuine size, exhibiting an assortment typically discovered just in huge nations.
Western Jordan has basically a Mediterranean atmosphere with a sweltering, dry summer, a cool, wet winter and two short transitional seasons. Nonetheless, about 75% of the nation can be portrayed as having a desert atmosphere with under 200 mm. of rain every year. Jordan can be separated into three principle geographic and climatic regions: the Jordan Valley, the Mountain Heights Plateau, and the eastern desert, or Badia locale.




Things to Do in Jordan

Wadi Rum is famously also known as the Valley of Moon and is a protected dessert that lies towards the southern Jordan. Featuring dramatic sand-stone mountains, consider this to be the perfect place where you can spend a night stargazing. There are many guided tours that take you to this part of Jordan make sure to not miss out on this.
To float in the Dead Sea is one of the most amazing experiences you would have in your entire lifetime. This is surely going to be your highlight when you are visiting Jordan. So pick up your favourite book and spend a lazy afternoon in the Dead Sea.
Jordan is home to some of the best falafel eateries serving you with some authentic delicacies, so while you are on your Jordan Tour, make your way to some of the most iconic eateries like Amman and Tawaheen Al Hawa for a Jordanian feast. 
This archaeological site in southern Jordan is surely going to be a muse to all the photographers for everything that it offers. There are a total of 27 sites available in lost city of Petra. Spend a whole day to witness the best views and ruins of Petra and capture it in your celluloid.
Petra by night is a complete unforgettable experience which you would come across in your entire lifetime. Petra Night Show takes you to a magical way to see the rock city by candlelight and explore the old city which has recently become a world wonder.
 Consider this market to be a mecca for all the tourists who are shopaholics. Located in the downtown area of the city, the bazaar of Amman offers it’s visitors an authentic ambiance selling all kinds of aromatic spices, cheap products from China, Arabic delicacies and an animated fruit and vegetable market.
If you are in Jordan, you cannot leave without indulging in the local cuisine of Jordan. Apart from the local food, do not forget to savour into their popular desserts which too, are an important part of their culture and food history.
 King’s Highway is home to some of the best cities and castles which you would experience while driving on this highway. Rugged mountains and canyons, the sleepy rural villages, large stretches of agricultural land combined with lots of other surprises would make your drive not a boring one.


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