During summer, temperatures get quite hot (sometimes uncomfortably so) in Jordan, so it's best to avoid traveling to the country from June through August unless you can stand the heat. Winters, by contrast, can get pretty cold in some parts of Jordan. The most popular seasons for travel to Jordan are spring and fall, when temperatures are moderate; to steer clear of crowds, avoid heading to Jordan in these seasons and consider a summer or winter trip.
Airfare to Jordan will likely be one of the biggest expenses on your travel budget. You'll find the cheapest fares in summer and winter. Since tourism is big in Jordan, be prepared to pay premium prices for hotels and tours within the country. However, you can save on your trip by living like a local: take public transportation instead of taxis, and ditch the expensive restaurants in favor of falafel stands.
3 Days in Jordan by 100kflyer
We tacked on 3 days in Jordan after spending 2 weeks in Egypt mainly to see Petra. We flew from Cairo to Amman and were met by a representative of Explore Jordan Tours. After converting USD to Jordanian Dinars, he expedited our visa process and we proceeded to pick up out one checked bag ( we had left 2 bags at ... Read more!
Egypt & Jordan Tour with All One World by Dileep
This was an outstanding trip with superb arrangements provided by Ruth Shilling. The main tour was a Photographers Tour of Egypt with just 2 couples. We added on excursions to Aswan & Abu Simbel, and a 3 day trip to Jordan for my wife and me. I would highly recommend using their services. Thurs, Nov 11 -- ... Read more!
The Many Faces of Africa and The Middle East by Gladys S.
I've recently returned from a 7 week trip to 8 cities in the 4 countries of France, Tunisia, Jordan and Egypt. After my epicurean journey across France and studying French, I embarked for Tunisia, Amman, Petra, Wadi Rum, and Aqaba, Jordan. Tunisia is a laid back, vibrant vacation destination. We stayed at the ... Read more!
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