The 10 Best Tours in Jordan

Jordan is a country that has something for everyone, from the historical wonders of Petra and Jerash to the breathtaking beauty of Wadi Rum and the Dead Sea. The only way to experience this glorious country is with Jordan tours that cater perfectly to you.

With so much to see and do, it can be overwhelming to plan your trip. That’s why we’ve compiled a list of the 10 best tours in Jordan to help you make the most of your time in this beautiful country. Use this list of our top 10 best experiences in Jordan as your guide for upcoming adventures.

1) Amman Tour – Cultural Private Experience

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Start your Jordanian adventure with a visit to the capital city of Amman. This thrilling tour is perfect for those who want to learn more about the history and culture of this fascinating city. Your guide will take you to some of the most important landmarks in Amman, including the Citadel and the Roman Theater. You’ll also explore the bustling markets and taste some delicious local food.

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2) Madaba, Mount Nebo & Dead Sea One-Day Tour

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Explore some of Jordan’s most important religious sites with this one-day tour. You’ll visit the town of Madaba, famous for its ancient mosaics, before heading to Mount Nebo, where Moses is said to have seen the Promised Land. Finally, you’ll get to experience the healing properties of the Dead Sea, where you can float effortlessly in the mineral-rich waters.

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3) Jerash-Amman City Tour

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Take a step back in time with a visit to the ancient Roman city of Jerash. Your guide will show you around the well-preserved ruins, including the impressive Oval Plaza and the Temple of Artemis. After wandering the exceptional remnants, you’ll return to Amman to tour the city’s most famous landmarks.

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4) One-Day Petra Tour

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No trip to Jordan is complete without a visit to Petra, one of the world’s most famous archaeological sites and an acclaimed UNESCO World Heritage Site. This tour takes you to the “Lost City”, where you’ll get a chance to explore the amazing rock-cut temples and tombs carved into the mountainside by the Nabataeans over 2000 years ago.

The Nabateans carved Petra out of rose-colored rocks thousands of years ago. Although it was only rediscovered recently, our guides will vividly showcase this magnificent wonder of humanity and a site of immense beauty.

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5) Wadi Rum Tour & Immersive Bedouin Desert Experience

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For an unforgettable experience in the Jordanian desert, book this immersive cultural experience tour in Wadi Rum. You’ll spend the day with a Bedouin guide, who will show you around the stunning landscape and share their traditional way of life. You’ll ride a camel, enjoy a traditional Bedouin lunch, and sleep under the stars in a Bedouin camp – an absolute must-see in Jordan.

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6) Red Sea Cruise & Snorkeling Experience

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Take a break from sightseeing and enjoy a relaxing day on the Red Sea with this cruise and snorkeling experience. Sail along the coastline, taking in the stunning views and stopping at some of the best snorkeling spots. Spot colorful schools of fish, coral reefs, and maybe even some dolphins!

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7) Sayadieh Cooking Class With a Local in Aqaba

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For a unique cultural experience, book this cooking class with a local in the seaside town of Aqaba. You’ll learn how to prepare a traditional Jordanian dish called Sayadieh – a heavenly Middle Eastern dish consisting of spiced rice and fish, which is highly popular in Aqaba, Jordan’s port city. Locals consider this meal nutritious, comforting, and a delectable go-to for special occasions and holidays. Your host will guide you through the cooking process and give you insider tips on this popular specialty.

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8) Bethany Beyond the Jordan Tour

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This incredibly unique tour combines history and splendid views. Join our Bethany Beyond the Jordan Tour from Amman for a truly captivating experience. Explore the sacred site of Bethany and the quaint surroundings. Discover the place where John the Baptist once lived, preached, and performed baptisms, and be amazed by the stunning views of the Jordan River and local plains.

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9) Ascend Jordan’s Highest Mountain

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Climb to the top of the country’s highest mountain, Jabal Umm ad Dami, and be amazed at what you will see. An entire panorama of Wadi Rum to the north and the vast desert of Saudi Arabia to the south. On a clear day, you can see all the way to the Red Sea. You’ll be blown away by the contrast of its crystal blue waters against the expansive redness of your surroundings. Together with our private local guide, you’ll ascend the mountain from the southeastern side and witness breathtaking vistas.

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10) Go Stargazing in the Desert

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The valley of Wadi Rum is one of the world’s best stargazing locations, and there’s nothing more special than coming into contact with the sparkling night sky in this stunning desert. The best months for stargazing in Wadi Rum are July, August, and September. The Perseid meteor shower starts in July and reaches its peak on August 12 of each year. If you’re in Jordan during this time of year, join us for an unforgettable stargazing experience. This tour makes for a magical event, a great photo opportunity, and a phenomenal chance to commune with nature.

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Wrapping Up

Jordan is a country that is rich in history, culture, and natural beauty, and there’s no better way to experience it than with a guided tour. Whether you’re interested in exploring the ancient city of Petra, learning about Bedouin culture in Wadi Rum, or experiencing the vibrant city of Tel Aviv, a tour in Jordan is perfect for you.

From cultural experiences in Amman and snorkeling in the Red Sea, to cooking classes in Aqaba and day trips to Jerusalem holy sites, our Jordan tours have something for everyone. So what are you waiting for? Start planning today and discover what this incredible country offers.

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