If it is a country of welcoming nature you are looking for, then Jordan provides is it. It's a place where courtesy is important and the locals genuinely want to make sure you have an amazing time.
The beautiful temples of the Nubian city of Petra are the perfect place to start. Only known to the western world for a couple of hundred years, these fantastic buildings are one of the Seven Wonders of the Modern World. There are also a significant amount of Roman ruins in Jordan, such as Jerash, located 48 km north of the capital Amman. The country also offers some of the fantastic adventures set against jaw dropping backdrops such as the red desert sands of Wadi Rum.
Aside from the sites, cuisine is another highlight for many visitors. Jordan has been influenced by many flavours from surrounding countries, but most popular are the bright dishes from the popular Meze dishes make the food look amazing.
If you want to try something different, then the music of Jordan can provide this, as it is unlike many other Arabic countries. It is formed mostly from the Bedouin culture, and mixed with improvised poetry. The songs will change and stories can be created throughout the songs. The people of Jordan will enjoy getting you involved in this and want you to enjoy it too.
Jordan is home to the Arabian Oryx. This endangered animal has long horns and is one of the most striking of the antelope family.
Jordan combines world famous historical monuments with outstanding natural beauty and spectacular landscapes. It is a delightful place to visit and the people are enormously friendly and hospitable.