The Kingdom of Jordan takes visitors on a journey back to biblical times, when sites like the Dead Sea and the ancient yet astonishingly well-preserved city of Petra seemed to be at the heart of world events. Although covered in rocky deserts, Jordan boasts outstanding infrastructure and an a warm and generally well educated community, which makes sightseeing by car or coach an easy way to discover many of the country's top highlights.
Things to know before visit Jordan
In Jordan the weather is determined as per the terrain. In the Jordan Valley region and in and around Aqaba it is warm during winter months of January and February and is very hot in the summers, between June-August. The Eastern desert faces extreme winters as well as summers while in the central region of the hills there can be snowfall in the winters. The country experiences rainfall between November and March.
Petra is the long standing crown of Jordan that is applauded and loved for its monument. Petra’s most famous monument, The Treasury, can be explored post a walk through the Siq, which is extremely overwhelming. Petra is a world wonder, without which a trip to Jordan would be colorless.
Wadi Rum is the place to be for the dessert landscapes, spectacular dusks and dawns, natural scenery, and soul-moving experiences. Wadi Rum is usually enjoyed on a day-trip but an overnight stay or two leaves one absolutely inspired. Travelers must visit places like Burdah rock bridge, Khazali Siq, Jebel rum and more, when in Wadi Rum.
Famous for its saline water and extremely skin-friendly and healing properties, the Dead Sea is a view to capture when in Jordan. The aqua blue clear water and glossy sights of the Sea in summer leaves tourists amazed. The spa treatments at the Dead Sea are also a must try. The dead sea also has some of the most luxurious resorts on the coastline for travelers and people to stay overnight and enjoy the view and beauty.
Jerash, is a provincial state, that was and is famous for the preservation of architectural ruins that are dated back to thousands of years ago. The city offers just the perfect view for archaeologists and travelers to understand about ancient living.
The city known and appreciated for its diversity and respect for religion, has been the best city of Jordan for the travelers. It is lively at all times of the day and year. The city is known as ‘ City of Mosaics’.
Jordan is the hub of biblical and christian pilgrimage sites. From The Brook at Bethany, Abraham’s path, Baptism site, Ajloun & Orjan and more, the holistic views and sights in Jordan are never-ending. These are a treasure for those who like exploring and learning about different Christian beliefs.
Travel Advisory: For the latest information and advice on safety and entry requirements please consult your travel agent well in advance of your departure and visit the following government website:
Department of Foreign affairs and trade www.dfat.gov.au
Smart Traveler website www.smartraveler.gov.au
Electricity: Jordan supplies electricity at 220-240 volts with European, japanese, American and Indian plug type.