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Wadi Rum Jeep Tours


Wadi Rum desert, also known as Valley of the Moon, is one of the most popular destinations in Jordan. Located in the south of the country the protected area covers 720 square kilometers of dramatic wilderness with mountains, canyons, sand dunes and impressing scenery. Since June 2011 Wadi Rum is inscribed on UNESCO’s World Heritage List, due to its natural beauty and cultural significance, it has been inhabited since prehistoric times. Still today Bedouin tribes are living in this area. Fastest, but not environmental friendliest way to see Wadi Rum desert is by jeep, or better said off-road vehicle. Jeeps in Wadi Rum are mostly old pickup trucks with benches in the back.

The drivers stop at the landmarks, you get out and explore each for a few minutes. Popular spots are the Seven Pillars of Wisdom, Lawrence’s Spring (named after Lawrence of Arabia), the Khazali Canyon with rock inscriptions, large sand dunes, the rock bridges Burdah and Um Frouth, Burrah Canyon, Anfashieh rock inscriptions, the ruins of a Nabatean Temple and sunset sites.

Places to see varies depending on how many hours and kms  the jeep tour you want to avail.

DURATION:                 HIGHLIGHTS:

2 hours                        Nabatean Temple, Rum Village, Lawrence Spring, Khazali Canyon (30 kms)    

3 hours                        Nabatean Temple, Rum Village, Lawrence Spring, Khazali Canyon, Little Rock Bridge (35 kms)

 4 hours                       Nabatean Temple, Rum Village, Lawrence Spring, Khazali Canyon, Little Bridge, Um Frouth Rock Bridge, Anfashieh inscriptions, sand dunes (50 kms)

5 hours                        Nabatean Temple, Rum Village, Lawrence Spring, Khazali Canyon, Little Bridge,  Um Frouth Rock Bridge, Burdah Rock Bridge,  Anfashieh inscriptions, sand dunes, sunset site (60 kms)

Spice Shop in Downtown Amman


A spice is a dried seeds, fruits, roots, barks or other vegetative substances. The primary use of spice is for flavoring, preserving or coloring of food and to hide other flavors. They are different from herbs which are usually part of a leafy plants and used for garnish and flavoring. Use of spice is prominent in meat because of its anti microbial properties. Other uses of spice includes medicinal, cosmetics and perfume production and religious rituals. 

In downtown Amman, you can find numerous spice shops selling a varieties of spices, oils, teas, coffees and more. of teas, coffee, spice.The good part of it is they are not expensive and offers a lot of varieties to choose from. So if you are visiting Amman and you love spices do no forget to visit a spice shop in downtown and grab a handful or two of special quality spices and you won’t regret.

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Jordan National Gallery of Fine Arts Amman


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If you are interested in Islamic art, the National Gallery of Fine Arts in Amman is a place to go. The gallery is run since 1980 by the Royal Society of Fine Arts, a non-profit organization. According to them the collection comprises over 2,000 works including paintings, sculptures, photographs, installations and ceramics by more than 900 artists from 60 countries, mostly Asia and Africa. It is a rather small gallery with contemporary art, located in two building which are connected via a sculpture park. One building houses a permanent collection and the other building is used for changing exhibitions.  The National Gallery can be found in Jabal Weibdeh, opposite the area of King Abdullah Mosque, in Husni Fareez Street.

Opening Hours: 09:00-19:00 (summer) / 09:00-17:00 (winter), 09:00-13:30 Ramadan, closed Tuesdays & Fridays and on national holidays

Entrance fee Non-Jordanians: 5 JD

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Jordan National Gallery 1

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Packing List Jordan


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Naturally you will take with you everyday items of toiletries and clothing. Just keep in mind, Jordan is a Muslim country and conservatively dressing is recommended, guideline is to cover shoulders and knees. The following checklist should help you packing other essentials. As a general rule, you should always try to keep the weight of your luggage to a minimum.

Basics:
◊ Valid Passport.
◊ Airline Ticket.
◊ Money and credit card.
◊ Travel insurance.
◊ Itinerary with contact of Petra Nights Tours.
◊ First Aid Kit.
◊ Walking shoes, especially for Petra.
◊ Bag or daypack.
◊ Swimwear.
◊ Camera with batteries/charger.
◊ Hat or scarf as protection against sun and wind.
◊ Sunglasses and sun protection.
◊ Adapter.
◊ Notepad and pen.
For longer outdoor activities like trekking and camping additionally:
◊ Hiking boots.
◊ Water bottles.
◊ Covering clothes for sun protection.
◊ Warm jacket or sweater for cooler nights.
◊ Lightweight windproof jacket.
◊ Small towel.
◊ Insect repellent.
◊ Antibacterial handwash.
◊ Trekking poles.
◊ Sewing kit.
◊ Small padlock for your trek bag.
◊ Alarm clock.
◊ Torch.
◊ Plastic bags (not to be left in Jordan).
◊ Toilet paper.
◊ Lighter/matches for burning toilet paper.

Museum Of Popular Tradition


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Located in the eastern section of the Roman Theater in Amman, this museum displays the traditional costumes of Jordanians, including embroidery and antique jewelry, as well as domestic utensils. It also houses a collection of mosaics from some Byzantine churches in Jordan.

Opening hours: 8.00-16.00 in winter, 8.00-18.30 in summer
Opening Days: daily except Tuesday
Entrance Fee: Included in the 1 JOD fee for the Roman Theatre Amman

Museum of Popular Tradition Dresses Maan

Museum of Popular Tradition Dresses Maan

Head Dresses

Head Dresses

Is it safe to travel to Jordan?


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Is it safe to travel to Jordan?

 

Jordan has the reputation to be a very safe and secure country by global and regional standards, and despite regional turmoil, Jordan remains one of the safest countries to visit in the Middle East. It is not only safe, it is also welcoming. This is the rule all over Jordan including Petra and Wadi Rum desert. If you intend to explore Petra’s upper parts, off the main trails, it is certainly necessary to hire a guide. A visit to Wadi Rum is the best way to experience the Bedouin culture, well know for the hospitality of desert dwellers, here applies the same rule, for excursions deep in the desert a guide is a must. On the contrary to the desert the capital Amman is characterized by bustle and often chaotic traffic, you have to be cautious when crossing streets, because pedestrian crossings are very rare.  

Most of the Jordanians speak English quiet well, and are willing to help if assistance is needed. Visitors will feel safe and comfortable, in a small group or as solo traveler. The comments we receive from our clients are only positive, emphasizing that the Jordanians are friendly and hospitable people. Visitors are respected as guests and Jordanians are proud to show the attractions Jordan has to offer. Moreover, the country relies on the tourism industry for revenues, so the government takes safety of tourist seriously.

In the course of the Arab Spring demonstrations are occurring, most likely after Friday noon prayers, especially in downtown Amman and in other towns like Irbid, Zarqa, Karak, Tafileh, Ma’an. Demonstrations are mostly peaceful, but like everywhere common sense shall be the rule. As a traveler you should avoid all protests and large gatherings of people.

The vast majority of tourist visit Jordan safely and trouble free. The level of crime is low and not a serious risk although in crowded places visitors could be the target of pickpockets or petty thieves. Travelers should be more guarded in these areas and in all tourist locations in Jordan to lessen the likelihood of becoming a victim of petty thefts. We recommend, like everywhere in the world, keep important documents, credit cards and bags in sight at all times when making a purchase.

For additional safety information you can check on various forums the opinion from travelers recently been in Jordan, or look at your own government’s travel advice before you go.

Allenby Bridge/King Hussein Border Crossing


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The Allenby Bridge, also known as King Hussein Bridge, is one of 3 border crossings between Jordan and Israel/Palestine. The Allenby Bridge connects with the West Bank and this side is controlled by Israeli authorities. Just as note, Israeli citizens are not allowed to use the bridge.

The crossing is open every day, closed on Yom Kippur (Day of Atonement) and Eid Al Adha (Muslim Feast of Sacrifice) only. For the Jordan side applies: from Sunday to Thursday you have to be latest at 18:00, on Fridays and Saturdays latest at 10:30 am at the border. However, the opening hours are not guaranteed as sometimes the border closes earlier without notice. Especially if you plan to arrive in the afternoon it is to recommend to check the opening time with the authorities (Tel: 00962 5 358 1030).

Passenger procedure includes in both terminals a security check, payment of the departure tax, passport control, customs and to board the shuttle bus, operating between the terminals. Usually the shuttle bus leaves every hour, sometimes more irregular, so be prepared for waiting time. The shuttle bus from the Jordan terminal costs 3 JOD per person and 1.25 JOD per luggage. The Jordanian departure is 10 JOD (circa 14 USD) per person and the departure tax at the Israeli terminal is NIS 167 (ca 52 USD) per person. The taxes are paid in local currency, and you can find exchange shops in both terminals. The Allenby/King Hussein Bridge offers a faster VIP service, which is about 100 USD per person.

Because several countries refuse the entry if the passport shows an Israeli stamp, it is possible to avoid the stamp as follows: just ask already on the Jordan side not to stamp your passport, as it is known, the Allenby Bridge is the crossing between Jordan and Palestine/Israel. Inside the Israeli terminal you do the same. You have to fill a form and together with your passport hand it over to the immigration officer, who will stamp the form instead.

Important note for visitors arriving Jordan via the Allenby Bridge: it is not possible to obtain the Jordanian visa at the Allenby Bridge, so you need it in advance from your country of residence.

In general, be prepared for waiting time in the Israeli terminal due to the security checks, and in some cases to be questioned by the immigration officers for the purpose of your visit. We are thankful for any advice from travelers who recently used this crossing.

Entrance Gate to the Allenby Bridge from Jordan Side

Entrance Gate to the Allenby Bridge from Jordan Side

Ajloun Forest Reserve Jordan


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Ajloun Forest Reserve

At the week end we decided to visit the Ajloun Forest Reserve, about 80 kms north of Amman. We took the old Amman road, and the ride is already an experience. First passing by several garden centers, later, closer to Jerash, you find in this season vendors along the road, selling fruits of the region – apricots, grapes and cherries are farmed here – plus nuts, raisins, herbals and the chickpea plant. Naturally we had several stops en route to buy some tasty snacks.

Fruits of Jerash Region

Fruits of Jerash

Chickpea Plant Jerash Jordan

Chickpea can be eaten cold, important ingredient for falafel and hummus.

Jerash

From Jerash we drove towards Ajloun  with scenic views over the landscape and to the Islamic Castle Ajloun. We followed carefully the Ajloun Reserve signs, and drove along small roads to finally get there. The reserve is located in the Ajloun Highlands, consists of 13 km2 hilly countryside dominated by open woodlands of oak and pistachio trees, and is home of the endangered roe deer. It is a quiet unusual landscape in Jordan, the greenery makes it a popular spot for picknickers and hikers.

Left on the hill Ajloun Castle

Left on the hill Ajloun Castle

Ajloun Jordan

Ajloun Reserve was established in 1987 to help conserve the Evergreen Oak Forest ecosystem. The Royal Society for the Conservation of Nature (RSCN), a non-governmental organization, is in charge of the reserve. Beside the conservation of the forest the RSCN wants to provide a new source of employment for families in this area. The so called Ajloun Houses are part of the socioeconomic program. The houses are located in the villages Orjan and Rasun, and you can learn about soap making, Arabic calligraphy and baking from local women.

Ajloun Reserve

To Ajloun Reserve

At the Soap House in Orjan visitors can follow the steps of the soap-making process. They use only local ingredients like lavender, geranium, mint, pomegranate and pure olive oil to make these soaps. The Biscuit House in Orjan creates with natural, locally produced ingredients Tasali Jordanian delights. At a small café enjoy reserve views and  taste the cookies with a cup of tea. The House of Calligraphy in Rasun village wants to educate visitors about Islamic and Arabic culture. There is a brief introduction about Arabic calligraphy, and visitors are instructed to write them own name in Arabic.

Nature Shop at Ajloun Reserve

Nature Shop at Ajloun Reserve

Nature Shop at Ajloun Visitor Centre

Nature Shop at Ajloun Visitor Centre, handmade Orjan Soap.

Best way to experience Ajloun Forest Reserve is to hike, at present there are 7 trails to choose from. The longer trails are only possible if you hire an English speaking guide from the Visitor Centre. Advance booking is certainly necessary. The trails are are shortly listed here and start all from the Visitor Centre:

·   Roe Deer Trail (guided or self guided, easy, 2 kms). Circular trail with great views and the sight of an old stone winepress.

·   Soap House Trail (guided or self fuided, moderate, 6-7 kms). Hike through wood with oak, pistacio and oriental strawberry to the Soap House in Orjan.

·   The Houses Trail (guided, moderate 6-7 kms). Trail takes you to the 3 handicraft  workshops, the Soap and Biscuit House in Orjan and the House of Calligraphy in Rasun.

·   Orjan Village Trail (guided, moderate, 12 kms). Hike to the Soap House, continue through wooded valleys to green orchards of Orjan village. Enjoy traditional meal in an orchard.

·   Rockrose Trail (guided, moderate, 8 kms). The trail passes through thick woodlands, orchards, farms and villages. Views of West Bank, Syria and Jordan countryside. There are steep scrambles en route.

·   The Prophet’s Trail (guided, moderate, 8.5 kms).  Walk through orchards, forets and meadows to Mar Elias, the ruins of one of Jordan’s oldest churches, dedicated to Prophet Elijah. Picnic lunch included.

·   Ajloun CastleTrail (guided, difficult, 18 kms). The same route like Prophet’s Trail, then continue uphill to Ajloun Castle.

The reserve is a tranqil and relaxing area, you hear only the sounds of nature. When we had been there we did not see and hera any other visitors. It is spossible to spend the night at the reserve. Open throughout the whole year are 5 cabins with private facilities.  From April to end of October you can sleep at a tented bungalow, able to accommodate maximum 4 persons per bungalow. Shower and toilets are shared and located at the Visitor Center, in short walking distance.  Breakfast is included, and certainly you can enjoy lunch or dinner at the reserves’ restaurant. In case you spend the night there or hike in the reserve bear in mind to bring comfortable shoes and clothes, drinking water, backpack, flashlight, binoculars, ID/passport.

Cabin at Ajloun

Cabin at Ajloun

Tented Bungalow

Tented Bungalow in Ajloun Reserve

 

Royal Automobile Museum


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ROYAL AUTO MUSEUM

Located at the largest park in Amman, popularly known as King Hussein Park, is the Royal Automobile Museum. It was build to house the unique and large car collection used by the late King Hussein Bin Talal for official or private purposes. The 5210m museum has an entrance hall for the reception and orientation, library, auditorium with four exhibition halls. At the back of the main building you can find the mechanical service area. There’s a wide passage that will lead you to the four halls of different shapes and sizes where motorcycles and cars are exhibited telling the story of King Hussein eventful journey.

The Museum is open from 10:00am to 07:00pm from Wednesday to Monday and is closed on Tuesdays and on the holidays listed below:

  • Ramadan Holiday
  • First day of Eid il Fitr
  • The day before Eid il Adha
  • The first day of Adha Holiday
  • New Years Day
Royal Automobile

The Royal Automobile Museum

FAQs for Cruise Passengers in Aqaba


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A) Where I meet the Petra Nights Tours representative?

Our representative waits with the Petra Nights Tours signage close to the cruise exit door.

B) What is the driving distance from Aqaba Port to Petra?

You drive about 2 hours from Aqaba Port to Petra. If your tour includes also Wadi Rum, the drive from Petra to Wadi Rum is about 1.5 hours, and from Wadi Rum to Aqaba Port it takes another 45 minutes.

C) How large are the distances within Petra Archaeological Site?

The standard tour from entrance of Petra to the Siq, the Treasury, along the Street of Facades, the Royal Tombs to Qasr Al Bint is about 3.5 kms, and you have to walk the same distance back to the entrance. Due to the volume of walking and uneven ground, this tour’s not suitable for people with walking difficulties. There’s a lengthy walk, however you don’t have to complete the whole trek. Comfortable footwear is essential.

D) There are any means of transportation inside Petra?

Motorized vehicles are not allowed inside Petra. Each Petra ticket includes a short horse ride about 700 meters from the entrance to the beginning of the Siq with a horse boy. The number of horses is limited. So there is no guarantee a horse is for all visitors available, especially on cruise excursion days, when many travelers arrive at the same time.

For elderly and handicapped visitors exists the possibility to rent a horse drawn carriage from the entrance to the Treasury and back. Each carriage can take maximum 2 passengers, and the rate is 20 Jordanian Dinar = 30 USD for this distance. The carriage from the entrance to the restaurant area and back is about 60 USD.  There are only 10-12 horse drawn carriages in Petra, so availability cannot be guaranteed. Please inform us in advance to increase the possibility of reserving one carriage for you. Kindly note that the horse handlers expect a good tip.

Camel and donkey rides can also be rented from the Treasury on, but this has to be negotiated directly with the owners.

E) Do I have a guide during the tour?

For up to 6 passengers we offer an English speaking spot guide, you meet him in Petra. For the rest of the tour our English speaking escort will accompany you and assists you with everything. 7 and more passengers or other languages than English require an escorting guide from and to Aqaba Port, which is more expensive than the spot guides in Petra, because the guide spends more time with you.

F) Can I combine Petra and Wadi Rum in one day?

This depends on when your cruise docks and departs from Aqaba Port and the season. In wintertime for example sunset is about 17:00, and the Petra and Wadi Rum combination takes 10 hours.

G) Will I be allowed to explore the area on my own?

Yes, you will be allowed to explore Petra and Wadi Rum on your own, provided that you comply with the given time suggested to you by your escort. This is to ensure that you don’t have to worry in missing your ship.

H) At which restaurant do we take the lunch?

If your booking includes a lunch meal, it is usually booked at a restaurant close to Petra Archaeological site. You will enjoy buffet with a selection of international and Arabic cuisine. In some cases, when Petra is combined with a Wadi Rum excursion, we suggest a lunch box to save time. Excursions to Dead Sea include the lunch with the beach use at one of the Dead Sea Hotels.

I) Should I tip my guide and driver?

Tips and gratuities are not included on the tour cost. It is strictly optional and at your discretion. However, Jordan has a strong tipping culture and the personnel may expect a tip from you.

J) What I have to bring?

Comfortable shoes, camera, sun protection, if yo go to the Dead Sea swimming suit, rubber soles swimming shoes and a towel.

K) Why you require an advance payment?

When you book a tour with us, we spend time and effort for your arrangements. This includes for example a special permission to pick you from Aqaba Port, the reservation of driver and guide, who are just waiting for you on this day. So we have to make sure you are taking the tour by requiring an advance payment of minimum 25% of the total amount. This can be done by credit card payment or bank transfer.

L) Why you need passport and credit card copy?

Credit card (front page) and passport copy of the credit card holder are required by the credit card companies as fraud reduction measure, and we cannot process the payment without these documents.

In case you decide to pay cash upon arrival, we need the passport copy of the credit card holder and the front page of the credit card as scam/fraud prevention. Occasionally we receive faked bookings, and the copies shall protect our business from out-of-pocket payments. If you choose to wire money on our bank account passport and credit card copies are not requested.

M) Will you refund my money if I miss my tour because the ship is late or cannot make it into port?

Yes. You will receive a full refund for your tour if you cannot make a tour departure due to a ship delay or a missed port call.

Desert Castles Jordan


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Jordan Desert Castles

There might be different ways to drive to Azraq, but I just remember we drove in the direction of Amman Airport, passed Al Jweideh, Abu Alanda and the industrial area of Sahab. From here just followed the signs pointing to Azraq or Iraq as destination. After visiting the highlights of Jordan, the visit of the Desert Castles will show you another side of the country. You will feel that Jordan’s landscape is mainly desert, but unlike Wadi Rum the east is a black basalt desert, flat and makes the impression of no man’s land. The road is partly not in the best condition and bumpy, and there is a lots of truck traffic through the desert from/to Iraq and Saudi Arabia.

Desert Castle 1

Desert Castle

There are totally nine Desert Castles in east and southeast of Amman, but the easiest to visit are Kharanah, Amra and Azraq. Kharanah and Amra are located directly beside the highway, Azraq castle you find after turning left at the junction in Azraq town. The Desert castles are an impressing example to the flourishing beginning of Islamic-Arab civilization, architecture and art. They had been built by the Umayyads 661-750 AD. The Umayyads had been the second caliphate after the death of prophet Mohammad and made Damascus their new capital. Many castles lie on the ancient trade route towards Medina and Kufa. They served as residences, caravanserais and bath.

Desert Castle 2

Desert Castle

Kharaneh is well preserved with its original architectural elements and consists of two levels. 61 rooms area arranged around a courtyard. Round buttresses occupy the four corners. Narrow openings in the outer wall seem to be arrow slits, but actually they provided light and ventilation for the interior. Several staircases lead to the upper floors. Stucco discs with stylized plants decorating the upper sections of some rooms reflect close contact with the art of Iraq and Mesopotamia. The original function of the building is not clear, most scholars think it had been a khan, which would make Qasr Kharaneh the earliest known khan of the Islamic period.

Desert Castle 3

Desert Castle

The eastern solitude made me feel this is worth a shot, some green bushes close to Qusair Amra.

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Desert Castle

Quseir Amra has been inscribed upon the World Heritage List of the Convention concerning the protection of World Cultural and Natural Heritage. Built in the early 8th century, this hunting pavilion in the steppe was from to time used as a temporary lodging for members of the ruling Umayyad family. The most outstanding features are the reception hall, the hydraulic structure and the baths, both richly decorated with figurative fresco and reliefs.

Desert Castle 5

Desert Castle

Dancing and bathing people and animals, less frequently found in later Islamic art on such a large and public scale in Qusair Amra.

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Desert Castle

Breakfast like a local in Jordan


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If you have the possibility try a breakfast in one of the local cafes, which will be a different experience than the western styled buffet at the hotels. A typical, hearty breakfast in Jordan consists of hummus, falafel, ful, pickles, pitta bread and the obligatory cup of tea with fresh mint. Like you see there is no spoon or fork. It is eaten with the hands and the pitta bread is used as a kind of spoon to scoop up the soft hummus and ful. Certainly it is no problem to ask the waiter for a cutlery.

Jordanian Breakfast

Tea with Mint

Shopping at Madaba


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Madaba Handicrafts

If you looking for an authentic Jordanian handicraft, Madaba is a place to go. The town is well known for its Byzantine mosaic art and the Mosaic School is evidence for the importance of this craft. The school trains to conserve and restore the ancient mosaics as well as to produce mosaics. You can find various, hand made mosaic souvenirs like vases, wall hangings and tables in Madaba. There are many shops around St Georges’ Church and on the way to Mt Nebo where you can buy and watch how items are made.

Other local crafts are rugs, pottery and hand-painted ostrich eggs. The eggs are decorated with tiny dots of paint to create various designs, depicting scenes of ancient mosaics and Jordanian folklore.

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Madaba Handcraft 03

The artisans cut stone slices with clippers, to create the small pieces. Such kind of table mosaic takes in the average 5 months.

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Madaba Handcraft 04

Visa and Passport Requirements for travel to Jordan


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Visa and Passport Requirements

In general your passport has to be valid minimum 6 month beyond the length of the trip when traveling in Jordan. The cost of a single entry visa is 20 JD per person (around 30 USD), it is valid for 28 days. Travelers arriving and departing Aqaba, either through the port, the airport or at the crossing from Israel or Saudi Arabia, are granted a free visa to Jordan. Most nationalities can obtain the Jordanian visa at the airport or the land borders, except the Allenby Bridge/King Hussein Bridge. The visa has to be paid in cash in Jordanian Dinar, money exchange facilities are existent. Some nationalities need the visa prior to arrival, see the below list. This list is meant solely as a useful tool and the data within it is subject to change without prior notice. It is recommended that you check with the Jordanian diplomatic mission in your country prior to travel. 

UPDATE: Started and effective on 1st of April 2014, visa fee for entering Jordan is now 40 JOD per person ( around 60 USD). This applies to all individuals arriving at Queen Alia Airport or any ground border (except Allenby). In Aqaba and Arava non-restricted nationalities still obtain free visa on arrival. 

Nationals from below countries are able to obtain the Jordanian visa upon arrival, except at Allenby Bridge:

Algeria, Andorra, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Bahrain, Barbados, Belgium, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Brazil, Brunei, Bulgaria,  Burma, Canada, Cape Verde, Chile, China, China (Taiwan), Costa Rica, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, Estonia, Federated States of Micronesia, Fiji, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Grenada, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Holland, Honduras, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Kazakhstan, Kiribati, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lebanon, Lesotho, Libya, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macau, Macedonia, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Malta, Marshall Islands, Mauritius, Mexico, Monaco, Montenegro, New Zealand, Nicaragua, North Korea, Norway, Oman, Palestine/PNA Passport Holders, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Russia, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent, Salvador, Samoa, San Marino, São Tomé and Príncipe, Saudi Arabia, Seychelles, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Solomon Islands, South Korea, South Africa, Spain, Surinam, Sweden, Syria, Swaziland, Switzerland, Tajikistan, Thailand, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Tuvalu, United Arab Emirates, Ukraine, United Kingdom & North Ireland, United States of America, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Vatican City, Venezuela, White Russia, Yemen, Zimbabwe.

 

Nationals from below countries need the Jordanian visa prior to arrival:

Afghanistan, Albania, Angola, Bangladesh, Belize, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameron, Central African Republic, Chad, Colombia, Comoros, Congo, Ivory Coast, Cuba, Djibouti, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Republic of Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Iran, Iraq, Kenya, Laos, Liberia, Madagascar, Mali, Mauritania, Moldavia, Mongolia, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nepal, Niger, Nigeria, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Vietnam, Zaire, Zambia.

Meet and Assist Services Upon Arrival


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We offer meet and assist services to make your journey simple and hassle free.

Meet and Assist Services

Our Representative for Meet and Assist Services Upon Arrival

Our Meet and Assist services offers you a warm welcome before the immigration area. Our representative will accompany and assist you through immigration and customs formalities, baggage collection and will match you to your chauffeur.