Fascinating, historic Jordan is the Middle East’s most enticing destination. Despite Jordan being about 85 percent desert, this in itself varies hugely; from the dramatic red sands and towering cliffs of the far south, to the volcanic basalt in the east, and hills rich with olive trees to the north. Encounters with numerous civilisations have left Jordan with a rich tapestry of landmarks. Visitors are spoilt for choice, with imposing cliff-face cities, Roman ruins, Byzantine Mosaics, and Crusader castles, all present in this remarkable country.

Whether it is to sip coffee, feast on kebabs and falafel in Amman, explore the multitude of archeological sites and biblical landmarks, or catch some rays near the warm waters of the Red Sea, our map of Jordan will help you plan the first steps towards your Middle Eastern adventure.

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Jordan features

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Discovering Amman: why you should stay a while

Discovering Amman: why you should stay a while

One of the world’s top adventure spots, tourists to Jordan tend to zip right through Amman and head straight to the mountains, Petra, or the fabulous burnt-or…

16 Apr 2018 • Eleanor Ross insert_drive_file Article
Video: 5 reasons to hike the Jordan Trail

Video: 5 reasons to hike the Jordan Trail

Despite being a safe country with no shortage of breathtaking historical sites, friendly people and some of the world's most stunning wilderness, Jordan is ofte…

23 Jan 2018 • Colt St. George videocam Video
Rediscovering Jordan: why the time to go is now

Rediscovering Jordan: why the time to go is now

It’s one of the world’s top adventure destinations – and one of our top 18 places to visit in 2018 – and yet, in recent years, tourists have been es…

22 Jan 2018 • Sarah Reid insert_drive_file Article
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