Explore some of mankind’s earliest settlements and villages in Jordan. Boasting the lost city of Petra and crusader castles, this country lies at the crossroads of the Middle East. Read more...
This is one of the places where human existence began, and the overwhelming sense of history for anyone visiting Jordan is immense. Its best-known site is, of course, the lost city of Petra, located in a valley and now one of the new seven wonders of the world. But there is plenty more to discover in this fascinating country.
The capital, Amman, was conquered by the Romans and their magnificent colonnaded marble streets, public baths, impressive theatres and buildings can still be explored.
There’s also the opportunity to float in the salt-dense Dead Sea and walk through Wadi Rum, also known as the Valley of the Moon for its monolithic rock formations up to 1750 metres tall.
Biblical tales blend with stunningly preserved towns and drama-filled landscapes in this unforgettable destination.