Middle East - Jordan (Chapter)
This is the Jordan chapter from Lonely Planet’s Middle East guidebook.
Effusive hospitality, sublime antiquities such as the Nabataean capital of Petra, the great outdoors, and a sense of stability amidst a problematic neighbourhood make travel in Jordan a real delight.
- descend to the depths for a bob in the Dead Sea, the lowest point on earth
- wander the colonnaded streets of Jerash, a spectacularly well-preserved Roman provincial city
- hike and splash along the trails of Jordan’s spectacular nature reserves
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Amman, Jerash and around, Ajloun, Ajloun Forest Reserve, Irbid, Umm Qais, Bethany-Beyond-The-Jordan, Dead Sea, Mujib Biosphere Reserve, Qasr Al-Hallabat, Hammam As-Sarah, Azraq, Qusayr Amra, Qasr Al-Kharana, Umm Al-Jimal, The King’s Highway, Madaba and around, Machaerus, Wadi Mujib, Karak, Tafila, Dana Biosphere Reserve, Shobak, Petra, Wadi Musa, Wadi Rum, Aqaba, Understand Jordan, Jordan Today, History, People, Society, Arts, Crafts, Food, Drink, Environment, Survival Guide, Directory A–Z, Getting There and Away, and Getting Around.
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