Due to a toasty weather, spring and autumn is the best time to visit the Jordan. These periods are not too hot for trail hiking, visiting Petra and enjoying the Dead Sea. As a drawback, you will have a desert wind regularly blowing from March through June. If you want to learn more about Muslim traditions, plan to arrive during Ramadan.
Summer can be comfortable on elevations with cooler breezes but is a bit suffering in Aqaba due to the unbearable hot wind. You can taste nutritious camel milk and stodge watermelons. October can welcome you with rains, but otherwise the weather is pretty pleasant. Sharp and short showers fall mostly in the winter which can be unexpectedly cold.
Sanctuary carved in stone is Jordan's most precious miracle
Where else on Earth can you "sit" on water merely to read a magazine?
A scenic road trip from the capital to the Red Sea features mosaic Madaba, the ruins of Shobak Castle, and the ancient Petra
Camels and racing? Incompatible you say? Not at all! The Wadi Rum desert hosts stunning races
Walking is the cheapest way to enjoy Jordan and explore the most of its countless beautiful sites
Cross the desert like a true Bedouin, atop a camel
Gracious nature does not leave desert land without an oasis; in Jordan, this is the Wadi Mujib canyon
Hunting for falcons is not an easy task, yet Bedouins have been doing it for ages and are eager to pass on their skills
Among the many ways to enjoy the deserts of Jordan, sand buggy, jeep, and quad bike trips might just be the most thrilling
Colourful underwater critters roaming among coral gardens and shipwrecks ensure a mesmerizing diving adventure
A donkey trip across the ancient city of Petra is one of the most exotic experiences available in Jordan
Have you ever seen a totally black flower? If not, be ready to see the elegant beauty on desert roadsides in Jordan
Jordan's cycling trails through ancient cities and stunning desert landscapes have no equal
Though camels and donkeys are more authentic, the most convenient way to explore Jordan is still an Arabic horse
Picking olives by hand together with local farmers is an authentic Jordanian experience!
In Aqaba you can combine swimming and sunbathing with diving, waterskiing, fishing, and sightseeing
This precious drink is rich in fat and protein and may even heal your body – on condition of a special diet for the camels
Observe birds during their migration and enjoy stunning landscapes at the same time
Seeing the sunset from a boat as the warm colours spread across the endless sky and sea is truly unforgettable!
A beach holiday at the Red Sea is not limited to swimming and sunbathing—try waterskiing, jet-skiing or parasailing too!
Although local grape varieties were lost, Jordanian winemakers found another way and created delicious "Jordan River"
Lush watermelons grown in the Jordan Valley are a delicious remedy for the boiling summer sun!
Sand golf courses are no joke. This is the reality of Jordan's deserts—here golf is played on green mats
As the sun rolls down the sky a miracle occurs in the Hidden City revealing the most sacred sites
When in Rome, do as the Romans do; and when in Jordan, do as the Jordanians do
The sight of fragile wildflowers thriving in the desert-scape of Wadi Rum could melt a stone heart
Marathoners can benefit from traffic-free downtown streets and enjoy amazing Roman ruins at sunrise
If all goes well figs are soft and sweet, but harvest is painstaking – one wrong move and the fruit is wasted
Fancy a sand storm experience? Check out khamseen as dust and grit whirl about the boiling desert with no sky overhead!
Most who try this beverage say it has the perfect amount of sweetness
Fasting during Ramadan is not so bad with yummy cheese and nut cake topped with honey syrup
Anyone hoping to easily find Arak or other spirits during Ramadan is in for quite a quest!
With Citadel Nights' colourful entertainment the fasting month of Ramadan might just become a high season for tourists
Islamic Jordan celebrates the feast of utmost importance with the sacrifice of numerous livestock
This delicious spicy fruit makes for great fresh juice, jams, smoothies, alcoholic drinks, and even medicine and hair styling gel
Did you know that storytelling is considered a traditional form of art in Jordan? This entire festival is devoted to it!
Parades and other traditional performances showcase Jordanians' patriotic spirit and introduce the local culture
Bedouins encircle a huge tray of Jordanian Mansaf and eat the lamb in yogurt with their right hands
The Jordan plains produce tons of date delight—Barhi and Medjool dates are popular throughout the world
This Bedouin specialty is composed of flour, lentils, and yogurt
Twice a year, the Holy Land of Jordan opens its numerous sacred sites to the pilgrims from all over the world
Private charters provide all the necessary equipment ensuring a delightful deep-sea fishing trip
This festival offers a good occasion to witness fervent Muslim prayer, sample a variety of lamb dishes, and even receive gifts