Jordan Tips for Travellers

Gary Bembridge PetraI visited Jordan on an 8-night trip. I really loved the experience and was impressed with the welcome, sights and history of the country. The following is a summary of the content and tips for anyone considering going.

Ten must-see sights in Jordan, and other tips for travellers

Ajloun Castle fortress in Jordan

Ajloun Castle fortress in Jordan

Read my article which provides and overview, brief history, tips and the team must-see sights in Jordan: Read More

Reasons to visit Jordan

The following is a series of image-based stories on the key reasons I think you should go – and what to see

Petra. The Iconic attraction of Jordan.

"Treasury" in Petra Jordan

“Treasury” in Petra Jordan

It is even better in real life than pictures. Find out more….

Working animals of Petra

Camels at Petra Jordan

Camels at Petra Jordan

Camels, donkeys and horses all provide rides to make visiting easier. Find out more..

Little Petra. Often missed – don’t!

Little Petra Jordan

Little Petra Jordan

Many tourists do not make it to Little Petra, the trading post close by to Petra. I recommend you do. Read more…

Jerash. Forget Rome! This is the place to see a well-preserved Roman city!

Jerash Jordan

Jerash Jordan

One of the surprises of my trip to Jordan was Jerash. A vast and well-preserved Roman city. Read more..

Baptism Site of Jesus Christ on the banks of the Jordan River

The Baptism site of Jesus Christ

The Baptism site of Jesus Christ

See the spot where John the Baptist baptised Jesus. Read more…

Madaba Map of Ancient and Biblical Middle East

Madaba Map Jordan

Madaba Map Jordan

This remarkable mosaic map documenting ancient Middle East and Biblical sights is stunning. Read more…

Ajloun Caste Fortress. Magnificent with amazing views

Ajloun Castle fortress in Jordan

Ajloun Castle fortress in Jordan

The sprawling fortress with magnificent 360-degree views. Read more…

Citadel in Amman

Temple of Hercules on Amman Citadel

Temple of Hercules on Amman Citadel

A remarkable series of ruins across multiple civilizations. Find out more….

Roman Amphitheatre in Amman

Roman Amphitheatre Amman

Roman Amphitheatre Amman

7,000 seater structure in incredible shape. Find out more…

Graffiti Amman

Graffiti in Ras El Ein in Amman

Graffiti in Ras El Ein in Amman

Striking and provocative works of art. Find out more….

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Petra Highlights

 

Kempinski Hotel Dead Sea (Room tour)

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For more reasons I think you should visit Jordan also look at Amman Roman Ruins, Graffiti, Petra, Little Petra, Wadi Rum, Jerash and Dead Sea in my series.

Disclaimer: I travelled as a guest of Jordan Tourism Board on an 8-night trip exploring Amman, Petra, Wadi Rum, Jerash, the Dead Sea and other popular destinations.