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Jordan

INTRODUCTION

The Kingdom of Treasures

Whether you crave adventure, a sense of the past, the beauty of nature or spiritual self-discovery, visit the Kingdom of Jordan. Jordan is a culturally rich country with spectacular architecture with tons of things to see and do. Did you ever wonder why Jordan looked familiar? Maybe because Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade was filmed here!

KNOW BEFORE YOU GO

Capital: Amman

Climate: Jordan is mostly hot.

Power: 230 V, 50 Hz

Currency: Jordanian Dinar

Languages: Arabic and English

Time Zone: UTC + 2

ATTRACTIONS

Nabatean city of Petra

This ancient dwelling place was carved out of rock over a thousand years ago. Very impressive indeed!

The Red Sea

With its immense beauty, this body of water will definitely impress you. Take a dive and check out the staggering array of colorful marine life and other stunning sea creatures. Don't forget to check out the incredible Salt Crystals on the coast. They are huge!

The Treasury at Petra

Often described as the eighth wonder of the ancient world, it's without doubt Jordanís greatest tourist attraction. It is a huge, unique city carved into the sheer rock face by the Nabataeans.

Jordan Rift Valley

The Jordan Rift Valley has a dramatic, beautiful landscape, ending at the Dead Sea. It is over 400 meters below sea level, the lowest point on the face of the earth. This amazing body of water is well known and a sight we should all see at least once in our lifetimes.

The Dead Sea

The Dead Sea is surrounded by mountains to the east and the rolling hills of Jerusalem to the west. Wonderfully quiet, the area is believed to have been home to five Biblical cities: Sodom, Gomorrah, Adman, Zebouin and Zoar. The curative properties of the Dead Sea have been recognized since the days of Herod the Great over 2000 years ago.

Wadi Rum

A maze of rockscapes boom up from the desert floor to create a natural challenge for serious mountaineers. This is a place where it feels almost untouched by humanity. The weather and winds that have carved the imposing, towering skyscrapers into a landscape lover's dream. Hikers can enjoy the untouched beauty and explore the canyons and water holes. Incredibly enough you can also see 4000 year old rock drawings and the many other spectacular treasures that this well kept secret has hidden away.

Check out the Serpent Cross at Mount Nebo, or take a Trek through the Nature Reseve and see what you can find. Several Jordanian companies have started to specialize in eco-tourism and action tourism, providing the combination of safety, adventure and comfortable facilities that make action tourism such an exciting proposition today.

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