Hikers in the Wadi Rum desert

Jordan Travel Guide

What to see? About the region

  • View of Amman from the sky

    Amman

    The capital of Jordan is a modern city dotted with ancient Roman ruins. Take a trip to the temple of Hercules or the 2nd century roman theater. With a population just over 4 million, this is the largest city in the Levant.
  • Sunset on the Red Sea

    Aqaba

    Found in the south of Jordan on the shore of the Red Sea, the town has been inhabited since 400BC. This is a great place to relax on the beach or perhaps have a go at windsurfing or scuba diving.
  • Petra treasury in Jordan

    Petra

    Dating back to 300BC this city carved into sandstone was once the capital of the Nabatean kingdom. The striking facades intricately carved into vertical walls attract thousands of visitors each year.