6 Unexpected Things to Do in Jordan

 If you’re planning a trip to Jordan, it’s likely that a visit to the archaeological wonder and UNESCO World Heritage site of Petra is already on your itinerary. After crossing that must-see off your list, check out some of the many lesser known activities worth experiencing in this Middle Eastern country. Here are six unexpected things to do in Jordan.

Umm El-Jimal Archaeological Site ready for tourists

Highlighting the site’s cultural and historic significance, U.S. Ambassador to Jordan Alice G. Wells visited Umm Al JimalArchaelological Site near Mafraq to celebrate the completion of preservation of Houses XVII and XVIII (two of the largest of 150 homes from the fifth and sixth centuries AD).

Dead sea ( part ii) -mosaic in the dead sea

Protecting the antiquities of the Southern Ghawr(s) has been a difficult task for the Jordanian Department of Antiquities. The problem is complicated by poor economic conditions of the local people and the development of lands containing underground unknown ancient sites.

If Jordan waives visa fees, will tourists come?

Jordan will waive its 40 dinar ($57) visa fee for incoming tourists to make visits to Jordan “more convenient and affordable for people of all nationalities,” according to a government press release.The action aims to boost tourism to kingdom attractions such as Petra,

Tourism’s contribution to gdp will rise despite regional turmoil

Despite the impact of the regional turmoil on the Kingdom’s tourism sector, a recent international report expected better indicators for the sector’s contribution to the country’s economy in the current year.

Who built petra of jordan ?

Its majestic facade hidden behind huge rocks, approachable only by a small opening, this city built thousands of years back in the desert of Jordan still holds all the magic and mystery that its builders left behind - Petra of Jordan.It probably all began with water — a necessary ingredient especially in the desert.

Jordan Tours

Want a great holiday with peace of mind knowing that everything is looked after with hands-on assistance? Jordan Private Tours & Travel has the perfect answer. We have been offering personalized Jordan tours to experience the spectacular Jordan archaeological sightings -Petra, Amman, Jerash, castles, as well as desert wonders -Wadi Rum, and much more.