Jordan - Jerash, Irbid & the Jordan Valley (PDF Chapter)
This is the Jerash, Irbid & the Jordan Valley chapter from Lonely Planet’s Jordan guidebook.
The north of Jordan is sometimes overlooked by visitors, but this is a region rich in ancient ruins and biblical associations, all set in rolling countryside that’s ablaze with wildflowers in springtime.
- jerash Wandering the colonnaded streets and admiring the impressive theatres of a Roman provincial city, one of the most spectacularly well-preserved such sites in the Middle East
- ajloun Forest Reserve Hiking along shady trails in one of the prettiest nature reserves in the country
- ajloun Castle Enjoying the sweeping views from this dramatic hilltop castle, one of Jordan’s most impressive Islamic structures
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Jerash & Around, Dibeen Forest Reserve, Ajloun, Aj-loun Forest Reserve, Irbid & Around, Abila (Quwayliba), Yarmouk Battleground, The Jordan Val-ley, Mukheiba, Umm Qais (Gadara), Pella (Tabaqat Fahl), Salt.
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