Hidden Treasures of Jordan

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4.7 Based on 19 Reviews
  • duration 12 days
  • tour type Small group Request as private
  • age requirement 16-95 yrs
  • max group size 16
  • guiding method Fully guided
  • Tour Code BM-7571
  • Footprint Carbonneutral CO2 emissions resulting from all trips on Bookmundi will be offset via investments in carbon reduction projects.
  • Operated in English
  • Starts Amman, Jordan
  • Ends Amman, Jordan
  • +5
HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • Visit desert castles, steeped in centuries of history
  • Explore the ancient city of Jerash and Bethany
  • Float in the Dead Sea
  • Visit Mount Nebo, claimed to be Moses' burial site
  • Enjoy two days in Petra, the Red Rose City
  • Citizen Science departures available on this trip
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The "Hidden Treasures Of Jordan" tour starts from and ends in Amman. It is a cultural, religious and historic sites trip that takes 12 days taking you through Petra, Aqaba, Irbid and 4 other destinations in Jordan. "Hidden Treasures Of Jordan" is a guided small group tour that includes accommodation, transport, meals and others.

This 12-day trip to Jordan is ideal to truly appreciate all the country has to offer. It will give you enough time to take in its world-famous monuments, such as Petra and Jerash, and explore the less well-known historic and archaeological treasures. This itinerary includes visits to several of these sites, and the chance to experience the beautiful Wadi Rum desert and snorkel in the Red Sea, ensuring enough time to relax and unwind too.

This trip includes a few of our Citizen Science Departures. These special departures offer you the opportunity to be involved in the collection of freshwater samples during the trip. The environmental DNA information derived from this sample will contribute directly to the e
Atlas; the world’s largest repository of flora and fauna species data, contributing to the conservation and restoration of biodiversity both locally and globally. To book onto one of these special departures, see the Dates & Prices tab. For more information on these departures and the e
Atlas, click here.
  • Day 1: Start Amman
  • Day 2: Visit the Desert Castles Loop, east of Amman
  • Day 3: Head North to Irbid archaeological museum, Umm Qais and Pella
  • Day 4: Visit the ancient city of Jerash and Ajloun Castle
  • Day 5: Bethany, Madaba and Mount Nebo
  • Day 6: To Petra via Wadi al Mujib, Al Karak and Al Shawbak castles
  • Day 7 - 8: Two days exploring Petra
  • Day 9: Little Petra and Wadi Rum
  • Day 10: Wadi Rum to Aqaba on the Red Sea
  • Day 11: Morning drive to Amman; city tour
  • Day 12: End Amman
  • All accommodation
  • All breakfasts and three dinners
  • All transport and listed activities
  • Arrival and departure transfers
  • Tour leader throughout
  • Travel insurance
  • Single accommodation (available on request)
  • Visas or vaccinations
4.7 - Excellent
Based on 19 reviews
  • Anonymous
  • On Nov 25 2019
4 - Very Good
Lots of treasures to see but some oddities in there too!
A very good trip, November is after the clocks go back in Jordan so the days are shorter and the first couple of days felt a bit rushed whereas perhaps the summer hours would have enabled more time in each place. Thereafter... Read more
  • Anonymous
  • On Oct 17 2019
5 - Excellent
Highly recommended!
This trip surpassed all my expectations, has given me confidence and rekindled the travel bug! Having not been abroad for 9 years I was feeling somewhat nervous about going to Jordan, but it was a wonderful experience, I loved... Read more
  • Anonymous
  • On Jun 11 2019
4 - Very Good
Hidden Treasures of Jordan
It was a great trip and I enjoyed every minute of it. However, Jordan was going through a heat wave during the time, which made it very uncomfortable to walk outdoors. Additionally, it was the Ramadan and all cafes, bakeries and... Read more
  • Anonymous
  • On Jun 08 2019
5 - Excellent
A ‘must do’ trip for anyone who I loves archaeology, history and amazing geography!
I have wanted to visit Jordan for at least 40 years and finally I made it! The trip by this tour operator was fantastic and the experience met up to every expectation. I took over 2,000 photos! The journey was so well organised,... Read more
REQUEST A PRIVATE, CUSTOMIZABLE DEPARTURE By design, this is a group tour. You can however request a private, customized version of this tour for yourself or your private group of people. Private departures are usually more expensive, but come with these benefits:
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GOOD TO KNOW Download trip notes

No additional cancellation fees apply for this Hidden Treasures of Jordan tour. You can cancel the tour up to 93 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 92 days of departure.


For any tour departures within 26 December 2023, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 26 December 2023, a deposit of 25% is required to confirm this tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 92 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

Hidden Treasures of Jordan tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. We recommend using World Nomads' travel insurance.


For this Hidden Treasures of Jordan tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are traveling to, as part of this itinerary.

COVID-19 Safety Measures

This trip incorporates the following COVID-19 measures:

  • This tour has received the World Travel and Tourism Council’s ‘Safe Travels’ stamp, which provides travellers with assurance that COVID-19 health and hygiene protocols have been adhered to.
  • Group sizes are kept small to maintain a low risk ‘small group bubble’, with an average of 10 guests in each group.
  • Hygiene safety measures and distancing will be followed in transportation, accommodation and meal venues.
  • Several COVID-19 distancing measures have been adopted on this package tour to keep travellers safe.
  • All travellers will be required to be fully vaccinated no less than two weeks prior to travel.
QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS Find answers to the most frequently asked questions about this tour.
  • Do people in Jordan speak English?

    Even though the official language of Jordan is Arabic, English is widely spoken in the country. Besides Arabic, English and a number of minority languages, you can also find French and German-speaking people in Jordan. 

  • Do I need a visa to travel to Jordan?

    Most foreign visitors need a visa to enter Jordan, although some nationalities can apply for a visa on arrival. We advise that you research Jordan’s visa requirements for your country before making travel arrangements.

  • Is traveling in Jordan safe?

    Jordan is one of the safest countries in the Middle East. There is a robust security arrangement throughout the country. Apart from petty theft and crime, as are common in most countries, foreigners have nothing serious to fear while traveling in Jordan.

  • How long should I stay in Jordan?

    five-day Jordan itinerary is enough to cover the country's highlights. But if you plan to explore Jordan at your own pace and savor its unique landscape, we recommend spending at least 10 days in the country.

  • What is the best month to visit Jordan?

    March to May are the busiest tourist months to visit Jordan. September to February is also ideal for travel due to the generally good weather, except for the biting cold nights in the desert areas. It is not advised to travel to Jordan between June and August unless you are prepared to deal with intense heat. However, the best time to visit Jordan is between March and May, when the weather is perfect, even when you want to travel to the desert.

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