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Experience Adventure: Wadis and Waterfalls

January 23, 2013   ​There is a strip of road by the Dead Sea where you will find a dozen or so hotels on the water's edge. Their entrances with the glittering golden letters sit proudly at the roadside. You couldn’t be blamed, therefore, to be looking at them when driving past,...

Experience History: Amman Citadel

Jordan has more amazing historical sites than most people realize. This historic fortress, the Amman Citadel, is located on top of Jabal al-Qal’a, the highest of the seven hills around which the city was built (jabal means 'mountain', qal’a 'castle').   The citadel boasts a diverse range of previous inhabitants, including Assyrians,...

Experience Winter: Visiting Jordan during the Cold Season

So you have chosen to visit Jordan this winter, and are wondering how to make the most of your trip (while staying warm)?   - Don't worry! There are plenty of options for sightseeing, hiking, and having an overall amazing experience.   Winter is in many respects a great season to visit Jordan. While...

Experience Petra: Enter via the ‘Back Door’

If you come to Jordan, you absolutely have to take the opportunity to discover the Nabataean city of Petra. Carved in beautiful red rock more than 2000 years ago, the impressive buildings and long staircases take present day visitors back in time and hold many secrets to discover.   We highly recommend...

Experience Autumn: Olive Harvest

If you are in Jordan for one the olive harvest in the fall, you are in luck! You can participate in the olive harvest and experience culture up close as you work alongside local families to gather olives. The olive harvest is an essential part of Jordan’s calendar, being an...

Amber (Week 4)
Cycling in Wadi Rum

Amber Stowell's 4 Week Journal (Week 4)   We, at Experience Jordan, have thoroughly enjoyed having Amber working for us over the past month. We are equally happy to see that in her final journal she embraces the enthusiasm we all have for wanting to get out and experience Jordan.  For those who...