In the heart of the Middle East, Jordan represents a bridge between past and present, between infinite deserts and modern cities, and between Bedouin culture and unconditional hospitality. A country of surprising historical and natural richness, it is famous for breathtaking archaeological sites such as Petra and Wadi Rum, but it offers much more thanks to its variety of landscapes, exquisite cuisine, and the warm welcome of its inhabitants.

Useful tips for your trip

- Consider purchasing the Jordan Pass, which includes entry to more than 40 tourist sites and visa exemption.

- Make sure you have appropriate clothing with you, especially if you plan to visit religious places. Despite being a rather open country, Islamic tradition is very attentive to the sobriety of customs.

- Enjoy the unique experience of an overnight stay in a Bedouin camp in the Wadi Rum desert.

- Make sure you choose right Jordan packages.

Jordan things to see

- Petra: the city carved into the rock, one of the Seven Wonders of the Modern World.

Some information: The carved stone walls are a combination of ancient Greek and Asian styles. The most popular structure is called Al Khazneh, this building was said to have been a bunker at that time, but another version states that this building was once used as a treasure store. If you visit this place, don't forget to stop by The Monastery, a monument that appeared in one of the Indiana Jones films.

- Wadi Rum: a majestic desert with unique rock formations and spectacular views.

Some information: This place, which is nicknamed The Valley of the Moon, is the right tourist attraction for those who love adventure. Wadi Rum is best explored by riding a jeep or riding a camel, as well as using a parachute. This tourist attraction itself offers an attraction in the form of quite high rock hills, with a height reaching 1,700 meters.

- Dead Sea: for a unique experience of floating in its salty waters. 

Some information: The sea, which is located on the borders of Jordan, Israel, and Palestine, is the lowest area on the Earth's surface, with a height of 420 meters below sea level. Meanwhile, the lowest location on this planet is still held by the Mariana Trench in the Philippines. The salt content in the Dead Sea is so high that if tourists throw themselves into the sea, they will not drown. Tourists will float without needing to swim, even allowing you to float while reading a book. According to some information, the salt content in the Dead Sea is up to 31.5 percent or nine times higher than the salt content of the sea in general.

- Amman: the capital, with its Roman amphitheater and citadel.

- Desert Castles: Fascinating Umayyad-era fortresses and palaces scattered across the Jordanian desert.

Jordanian cuisine: here are the dishes to try

- Mansaf: the national dish, a tasty lamb stew served with rice.

- Hummus and falafel: basic dishes of Jordanian cuisine, perfect for a light meal or a snack.

- Arabic desserts: like baklava and kunafeh, they are a must for those with a sweet tooth.

When to go

Jordan can be visited all year round, but the best time to visit is certainly spring (March-May) and autumn (September-November) when temperatures are milder and the landscapes are in bloom or tinged with autumn colors. Summer can be very hot, especially in desert areas, while winter can be cool and rainy.

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