Jordan & Petra Tours & Vacations

Jordan is an elaborate mosaic of biblical history that dates back to the times of Genesis. A well-traveled bridge between east and west, sea and desert, Old and New Testaments, this land east of the Jordan River that in ancient times was a designated place of refuge is the only area in the Holy Land that links the lives of Abraham, Lot, Moses, Job, David, Ruth, Elijah, John the Baptist, Jesus and the Apostle Paul.

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Did you know?
  1. The Jawa Dam is the first dam to be built, it was constructed in 3,000 BCE, located in the driest areas of the Black Desert of Eastern Jordan.
  2. The Jordan Trail is 402 miles and takes about 40 days to cross it by walk.
  3. Jordan has 5 UNESCO world heritage sites.
  4. The national dish of Jordan is Mansaf. It is a traditional dish made of lamb cooked in a sauce of fermented dried yogurt called Jameed and served with rice or bulgur.
  5. Jordan is home to the Dead Sea, which is the lowest point on earth.
  6. Petra is the most famous place to travel in Jordan and it is one of the Seven Wonders of the World. The final scenes from the movie Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade were filmed at Petra.
  7. It’s considered rude and unclean to eat or drink with your left hand in Jordan.
  8. When you’re having coffee as a guest in Jordan, you need to shake your cup from side to side to let the host know when you’ve had enough. Otherwise, they’ll just keep refilling it.
  9. There are over 100,000 archaeological sites In Jordan.
  10. Jordan’s national flower is the Black Iris. It only grows in Wadi Rum and only in spring.

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