Travel to Jordan
Jordan is one of the most captivating and oldest countries in the Middle East. Famous attractions range from ancient cities and biblical landmarks to the colorful coral reefs of the Red Sea. The country is home to thousands of archaeological sites including Crusade-era castles, the Roman theater in Amman, and the rose-red ancient city of Petra, carved from sandstone cliffs over 2,000 years ago. Explore Wadi Rum (Valley of the Moon) where Bedouins still retain their traditional lifestyle and cuisine. Many major movies have used the striking landscape here.
Well known Jordanian food include mansaf, the national dish of lamb cooked in yogurt and served with rice and bread, and maqluba, a casserole of meat, rice, and vegetables.
Jordan has a stable government, a friendly population, and a strong security system. It is safe for group and independent travelers.
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When is the Best Time To Visit Jordan?
The best time depends on where you wish to visit. Generally speaking, if covering the whole country then March to May is the best time. Most of the country is covered by desert with hot days and cold nights. There is rarely rain between June and August when the temperatures can be scorching, the hottest places being Aqaba and the Dead Sea. Autumn is mid-September to mid-November with moderate temperatures and chances of light rain.