Archaeology beyond Petra
Destinations Destinations
Petra, Dead Sea, Wadi Rum, Jerash, Amman, Dana Biosphere Reserve, Aqaba, Umm Qais
Activity Activity
Adventure, Nature & Wildlife, Culture & History, Photography, Hiking, Water Sports, Overland

See the best of Jordan including its amazing archaeological sites. Start in Amman where you can get a taste of the Middle East at its excellent falafel and kunafa stalls. Then venture south through the desert canyons and sunsets at Wadi Dana and Wadi Rum (you’ll want to schedule a couple of days to take in the famous city of stone, Petra, en route). Aqaba is the perfect spot for some archaeological sightseeing of a different kind, with a dive into the Red Sea where you can snorkel through a submerged shipwreck. From here, return north, via a Dead Sea salt bath, and visit the ancient ruins of Jerash and Umm Qais.

Trip highlights

Approx. days

14

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