For the ultimate holiday consider Jordan with natural wonders and beach resorts. Visit the capital city Amman and embrace the city life with it’s bars and restaurants and variety of hotels. Jordan makes the perfect choice for a multi centre holiday to visit the Dead Sea, the ancient Nabatean city of Petra and the Wadi Rum desert Moonscope.
With a flying time of just over 5 hours to amman from London, Jordan can be an ideal choice for a winter city break. Tours from the City include trips to Petra and the Dead Sea. For a longer stay combine culture with Beach and visit the costal resort of Aqaba.
Weather in Jordan, Middle East
The weather in Jordan is hot in the summer months (June to October) with the rain falling mainly between November and March. The winter November to March can be warm during the day with chilly evenings.
Visa Requirements for Jordan
A tourist single entry visa is required on arrival in Jordan which can be purchased at the airport for a cost of 20 JD which is approximately 30USD or £20 sterling. If you require multiple entry to Jordan you will need to pre purchase your visa from the nearest Embassy at a cost of £30 see here for more information
What to do in Jordan
Jordan offers many things for the visitor. From shopping, dinning out, trekking, sight seeing it has something for everyone. A visit to the Dead sea is a must just to lie back and float on the sea for total relaxation or check into one of the Spa resorts located at the Dead sea.
Rock climbing in Wadi Rum, canoeing and wildlife spotting are just a few of the different activities in Jordan.
Petra - Whilst a must to visit during the day, it is also a wonderful option to include a night visit to Petra. This spectacular tour with the ancient city dressed by candle-light and the haunting sound of a Bedouin flute. The night visit to Petra is only available 3 evenings a week, Monday, Wednesday and Thursday.
For a little culture; visit the ancient Nabatean city of Petra and watch the sunset on the rose pink city.
Combine the city, culture and beach with a visit to Aqaba and enjoy the comforts of the luxury 4 and 5 star hotels on the beach.
Honeymoons in Jordan
Jordan is the perfect choice for a honeymoon when requiring more than just a beach destination. You can combine the country of Jordan with a visit to Egypt and take in the delights of the two countries. Just imagine starting your honeymoon with a stay at a hotel in Cairo with views to the Pyramids then on to Jordan for a visit to the Dead Sea and the ancient Nabatean city of Petra finished off with a few days at the beach in Aqaba or cross back into Egypt and spend your time at the beach in Taba Heights.
For more information on Jordan visit Jordan Tourist Board