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10 Best “off the beaten path” activities in Jordan
during Covid-19

There are so many fun outdoor activities that are acceptable to take part in whilst practicing social distancing that are both safe and…

Coronavirus Updates –
Jordan Tourism

This post is being updated with new information regarding Jordan’s reopening to tourism after closing due to coronavirus.       Current Tourism…

Is Jordan Safe to Visit?

…is the question everybody seems to be asking once you plan to visit the kingdom. Especially after all the events in the last…

Experience Jordan in Winter

You may be wondering, is winter a good time to visit Jordan? Does Jordan get cold? Or, how can I make the most…

Olive Harvest in Jordan

Who doesn’t love olive oil? Experience the olive harvest in Jordan – and get a close up impression of the country’s culture and traditions!

Experience Jordan’s History: Amman Citadel

Whether you’re interested in history or not – find out why Amman Citadel should be on the list for your upcoming Jordan holiday!

Hiking Wadi Mukheires

​There is a strip of road by the Dead Sea where you will find a dozen or so hotels on the water’s edge….

Experience Petra: Enter via the ‘Back Door’

The ancient city of Petra is one of Jordan’s top sites, and can be crowded by visitors. Here is, how to avoid them…

Exploring Wadi Himara

Amber Stowell’s 4 Week Journal (Week 2)   If you have been following Amber’s journal, check out her second week in Jordan below:…

One Week in Jordan

Amber Stowell’s 4 Week Journal (Week 1) One of our summer interns has shared with us her four week journal, and now we…

Cycling in Wadi Rum

Amber Stowell’s 4 Week Journal (Week 4)   We, at Experience Jordan, have thoroughly enjoyed having Amber working for us over the past month….

From Um Qais to Wadi Hidan

Amber Stowell’s 4 Week Journal (Week 3) Amber’s third journal is chalk full with adventures throughout Jordan. Check out Amber’s third week below:…

Experience Jordan’s Guide on Getting Around

Navigating Amman’s complicated roads and the overall somewhat chaotic driving in Jordan can be a daunting task. The good news is – there…

Break Time: The Great Coffee Stops of Amman

Unless you’re a seasoned expat, it might seem daunting finding basic lifestyle comforts that you generally get back home. For many tourists a…

Experience Taste: Bekdash Ice Cream from Syria to You

While in Amman, you shouldn’t miss the opportunity to experience the many tastes you won’t find in other places. Maybe you wouldn’t think…

Experience Petra: Travel Tips for the Adventurous Traveller

Petra, one of the seven wonders of the modern world, is undoubtedly on the “MUST VISIT” list of all travellers to Jordan.  …

Experience the Red Sea: Discover Life Under the Sea

Visiting Aqaba, right at the bottom of Jordan, offers an entirely new experience. This seaside city, bordering a bright turquoise body of water,…

Experience Art in Amman: Fantastic Art and Where to Find It

Art is the mouthpiece for culture. If you want to experience the rumbles of the emerging culture, visiting local Arab art galleries is…

Experience Culture: Traditional Tastes from Syria- Rosa Damascena

One of the best experiences to participate in when visiting Jordan is trying the food. In Jordan you can find food from all…

Experience Culture: Madaba

Madaba is a city that may on the offset may seem less historic than modern, but it is a city with ancient roots…

Experience Hospitality: Your Visit to Jordan Must Include Mansaf

Mansaf is Jordan’s national dish; as such it is essential that any and everybody who comes to Jordan tries it.   Mansaf is…

Experience Relaxation: A Day by the Dead Sea Makes Your Experience in Jordan Complete

When you visit Jordan, you don’t want to miss the world renowned Dead Sea. The Dead Sea (really a large salt lake) is…

Experience Dining: One for the veggies…

Are you vegan or vegetarian traveler interested in visiting the Middle East? Although meat is a rather substantial part of the Jordanian diet…

Experience the Taste of Tradition: Shams El Balad

This food spot is a true gem of Amman; it’s a place where, despite the never-ending change and turn of the world, things…

Experience History: Mount Nebo

Mount Nebo, according to scripture, is the mountain on which the prophet Moses was shown the Promised Land before he died.   Located…

Experience Adventure: gear- where to go, what to get

As the saying goes: under each great hiker is an even greater pair of boots… or something like that anyway!   In all…

Experience Culture: Arrival Information to Queen Alia International Airport

The question of “Now, is this going to go smoothly or take a hundred years?” is on most minds as passengers exit the…

Experience Wadi Rum: Overnight Group Trip

The weekend of the 7/8th October, the Experience Jordan team took a group of 16 individuals to the ‘Valley of the Moon’ for…

Experience Luxury: Ajloun Reserve Camp

Not everyone loves to camp, but glamping is a treat for everyone. Maybe cabins with beautiful views don’t fall under the strictest definition of glamping, but we think they are pretty close. A luxury camping experience is exactly what you can find at the Ajloun Reserve.

Experience Culture: Cooking in Jordan at Beit Sitti

If you love taking cooking classes when you travel, then Beit Sitti is for you. When you are on holiday, there are several places where you can take a cooking class, but Beit Sitti is unique.

Experience Luxury: Feynan Ecolodge

At Experience Jordan we want our honored guests to have unique experiences that highlight the best of what Jordan has to offer. For…

Experience Culture: Jordan’s First Microbrewery Carakale

Let’s start by clearing up one misconception by many expats living in Amman, Jordan. Carakale is not brewed in Karak and therefore, they…

Top 5 Tips for Hiking with Your Kids in Jordan

Do you love hiking? Do you want your kids to love hiking? Maybe you are only mildly interested in hiking, but perhaps you are looking for a family activity that doesn’t involve butter popcorn and sitting quietly. Below we have listed our top five suggestions to make your next (or first) family hike a huge success full of fabulous memories.

Top Five Things to Experience While in Jordan

At Experience Jordan we have been in conversation about what it means to “experience Jordan”. What are the essential experiences that we would like our honored guests to have regardless of the length of their tour (3 day tour, 5 day tour, or 10 day tour)?

Here are the top five experiences that we want people to have no matter how long they are in Jordan. I’ll be honest and say we cheated a bit by making the categories very broad. In the future, we will have more lists that are a little more specific for those of you who are wanting to go deeper into experiencing the culture.

Making Smiles Happen: Hiking Jordan

At Experience Jordan we love to make people smile. Our Weekly Walks are our weekly opportunity to see a busload of smiles.  …

Leave No Trace – Pioneering best practices in Jordan

Experience Jordan is proud to be the first company in Jordan to join the Leave No Trace Centre for Outdoor Ethics.  We are…

To Um Qais by bus

To Um Qais by bus March 23, 2014   ​I made it up to Um Qais the other day. I think it may…

Desert Camping – Wadi Rum

Desert Camping – Wadi Rum May 2, 2014   ​Working at Experience Jordan has serious perks. Last weekend was one of my favourite…

Life at the Dead Sea

Life at the Dead Sea June 30, 2014   ​There are some things in life that live up to your expectations of them….

Wadi Rum 2 day trip

Wadi Rum 2 day trip November 26, 2014     The guides were really nice and new a lot about the area. The…