Jordan is home to Petra – one of the world's most fascinating sites. This World Heritage-listed lost city could very well be worth the trip alone, but Jordan offers much, much more. Touring this Middle Eastern country is an absolute pleasure as day trips and overnight expeditions reveal a rich culture steeped in history along with stunning scenery and once-in-a-lifetime experiences. Come for a private tour of Petra and stay for everything else.
Don't miss these Jordan attractions
- Petra private tour
- Diving in Aqaba
- Desert castle tours
- The mosaics of Madaba
- Overnight stays in a Bedouin camp
The natural elegance of Petra
The lost city of Petra is a stunning city carved directly into the sandstone face of the Nabataen mountains. It used to be home to approximately 30,000 people with impressively intricate public buildings, modest homes and fortified tombs. It now stands as a remarkable reminder of days long gone, and it is an absolute must-see when travelling to Jordan.
As Jordan's most popular attraction, there are numerous tours to Petra depending on how much time you want to dedicate to the city. Day trips are available with guides providing the history of the city. Alternatively, a private two- or three-day tour enables you to delve deeper into the city to discover some of the less travelled areas.
From Amman to Aqaba
If you can tear yourself away from the amazing city of Petra, Jordan offers many other sensational experiences. The country is home to numerous ruins, historic sites and biblical locations that attract travellers from around the globe.
Amman is the capital city, providing a great base from which to explore. Single and multiple day tours are available, allowing you to explore the country and its many treasures. Overnight stays in Aqaba are great for those wishing to dive the Red Sea, or you might want to consider a day trip to Madaba to view the historic mosaic map of ancient Jordan.