Tourist Sites in Jordan
Jordan is truly a land of spectacular culture, scenery and people. This small Arab Kingdom holds within its borders sites of antiquity that rank among the most exceptional in the world. The unique rose red city of Petra; the outstanding remains of Jerash, one of the most magnificent of roman provincial cities, the remarkable vestiges of Umayyad palaces built deep in the desert; the incredibly scenic Wadi rum, which is permanently associated with Lawrence of Arabia.
Please feel free to read through our Jordan Travel Guide to find out more about Jordan tourism.
For those seeking adventure, mystique, ancient roots, relaxation, tourism Jordan and an opportunity to witness the monuments of a civilization over 2000 years old- Jordan is the place!
Dana Biosphere Reserve
Recently featured in Time Magazine’s top 100 places, Dana Biosphere Reserve is one of Jordan’s largest nature reserves. Located almost exactly in the centre of Jordan between Amman and Aqaba, visitors can choose to take both guided and self-guided hikes and cycling trips.
An ideal base from which to explore the adjacent Dana Reserve, Feynan Ecolodge is Jordan’s first hotel designed with the environment at its heart. Nestled at the bottom of a stunning valley, it was recently hailed by National Geographic as one of the top 25 ecolodges worldwide.
Located 17km West of Amman, the village of Iraq al-Amir is dominated by Qasr al-Abd, one of the most significant Hellenistic ruins in Jordan. Iraq al-Amir also hosts a women’s cooperative that produces traditional crafts. It is worth a short trip for those based in Amman.
Pick up from Allenby Bridge and head south to the ancient ruins of the Rose City in Petra with an overnight and float in the healing waters of the lowest
See some of the world’s most impressive sights on this private, 7 days tour of Jordan, Ride a 4×4 through the Wadi Rum desert valley with overnight at bedouin camp,