Jordan boasts stunningly beautiful & diverse landscapes, urban architectural marvels along with ancient wonders. With a trip to Jordan, you will enjoy a journey back to biblical times and will also get the chance to meet the world’s most hospitable people.
While Petra, the Dead Sea and Wadi Rum have made this country popular worldwide, it also has some extraordinary hidden gems. The best part of this country is that all world-class sites are located close, which makes touring by car an easy way to discover the true essence of the country.
Read Thrillophilia reviews online on Jordan experiences and book your next trip with us to have a lifetime experience in this Middle Eastern country. In this guide, we have planned a 6-day itinerary, you can make it longer or cut it short depending upon your budget and time.
Day 1: Amman
Start your Jordan trip with this modern yet traditional capital city. It has plenty of historical sights and offers a unique opportunity to experience the true metropolitan life of Jordanians. Visit Roman amphitheatre, blue mosque, Amman Citadel, Folklore Museum, the Archaeological Museum, etc.
Wander through its back streets, colourful food markets, and tiny stalls/shops full of handmade crafts at the local markets. Try some local dishes and buy some traditional handicrafts and accessories. Spend your day at leisure and explore the beauties of the city at your pace. You can even book a cooking class at the Grandmother’s House, a cooking school and master the art of making traditional Jordanian dishes. Rest overnight in your hotel.
Day 2: Jerash
Jerash is one of the best-preserved Roman cities in the Middle Eastern region and houses some marvellous ancient ruins. Visit its historical sites, stop at the Hadrian’s Arch, which was once the city’s southern entrance; and the classic Temple of Artemis. Watch a show at the Hippodrome to see amazing performances of actors portraying gladiator fights and chariot races. Back to your hotel to have a relaxing overnight sleep.
Day 3: Wadi Rum Desert
Wadi Rum or the Valley of the Moon in Arabic offers an extensive expanse of undulating desert featuring prominent basalt slabs, natural stone arches, narrow gorges, and towering cliffs at its heart. It is because of its mesmerizing desertscape that many famous movies like The Martian, Lawrence of Arabia, etc. were shot here.
You can book a camel safari to have some out-of-the-world experiences amidst nature’s fantastic scenery. Book a jeep safari to go deep into the desert and explore the valleys and rock bridges of Wadi Rum. Stop occasionally for clicking photos with the gorgeous natural backdrop. See astonishing views of the sky and sand with the setting sun and be amazed by the changing hues. Try hot-air balloon rides or land sailing if experiences like these satisfy the adventurer in you. Back to your Bedouin lodge or camp for a good night’s sleep.
Day 4: Petra
Petra is unquestionably Jordan’s most visited sight and a great destination to see some of the country’s amazing architectural marvels. The city shot to fame after it was featured in the Hollywood blockbuster “Indiana Jones” and got the prestigious tag of one of the New 7 Wonders of the World. It features glorious remnants of ancient Nabatean civilization reflecting intricate rock-cut architecture.
Visit Wadi Musa, the Siq, Amphitheater, Colonnaded Street, and the Qasr al-Bint temple. Book a horse ride to explore the stunning ruins and hike the trail to the top of Mount Aaron. Petra offers endless opportunities and magnificent experiences!
Day 5: Dead Sea of Jordan
Enriched in high salinity and minerals, the Dead Sea offers the ultimate relaxation. Float over the sea or enjoy a mud soak. Visit the Hammamat Ma’in, comprising many natural hot springs and waterfalls, Mujib Nature Preserve, or enjoy some soothing therapies at the regional spas.
Don’t forget to shop for some Dead Sea products like cosmetics, face masks, etc. to take back home as interesting souvenirs. Lounging at the Dead Sea to experience something unique and refreshing, so do spend one night here.
Day 6: Madaba
Madaba, the City of Mosaics, lies southwest of the capital Amman. It has a well-preserved 6th-century mosaic map of the Holy Land kept in George’s Church. If you still have time in your hand, move further northwest to visit Mount Nebo. It is one of the best destinations in Jordan to enjoy mesmerizing nature’s grandeur and witness panoramic views of the Dead Sea, Jericho, and the Jordan Valley from the top.
Head back to the airport to take your flight back home. Leave the country with cherishable memories of awe-striking landscape, marvellous ancient architectures, lovely food, and friendly people.
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