Tours to Jordan 2022
An enchanting kingdom steeped in historical significance, Jordan offers a diverse and intriguing introduction to Arabia with its fascinating heritage and numerous sites of interest.
Best associated for its ‘lost’ city of Petra and for providing the iconic setting for the classic film Lawrence of Arabia, you’d be forgiven for envisaging Jordan as a desert land wrapping over the horizon, camels slowly treading the dunes and small communities of sugar-cube houses sprouting into view.
Without a doubt, Jordan’s most fascinating attraction is the ‘lost’ city of Petra. Hidden to the wider world until 1812, nothing prepares you for the sheer magnificence of Petra, a city that has been intricately carved out of the red hued mountains by the ancient Nabataean civilisation.
For a greater understanding of Jordan’s history, a trip to the city of Jerash takes you into one of the best preserved Roman cities in the world.Essentially a vast archaeological park where time appears to have stood still, you can wander beneath Hadrian’s Arch, peer up at the Corinthium Column and perhaps even take in a mock gladiator fight or chariot race re-enactment at the Hippodrome.Significant historical sites, an absorbing culture and radiant natural beauty combine to make Jordan a tempting proposition, whether your preference is to explore lost cities, relax on sumptuous beaches or simply get blissfully lost like Lawrence himself…