Adventure vacation in Jordan
One of our top-selling Jordan vacations combines ancient heritage sites with Dead Sea dips and wild desert beauty. Guided by locals who know all the best Jordanian hangouts, you will also stay in a non-commercial Bedouin camp, supporting tribal culture.
Amman Jerash Madaba King’s Highway Petra Shobak Castle 4WD tour of Wadi Rum Camel ride in the desert Overnight in a traditional Bedouin camp Aqaba Snorkeling in the Red Sea Float in the Dead Sea
US $1370ToUS $1590 excluding flights
Prices based on 2 adults sharing.
Single supplement available.
Mimimum age 14.
Single supplement available.
Mimimum age 14.
Late availability on these dates: 21 May, 04 Jun, 18 Jun, 30 Jul
Description of Adventure vacation in Jordan
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Small group, 10-16 adults.
7 nights standard hotel and 1 night simple tented camp.
Solo travelers welcome. Single rooms available.
8 breakfasts, 1 lunch and 2 dinners.
Accommodation, transport, listed activities, tour leader.
About this vacation company:
The founders led overland trips across Asia, Africa and the Americas in the 60s and 70s before creating this company in 1981. Today, it offers tours in 120 countries - but has never lost that pioneering spirit of adventure.
Small group tour:
Small group travel is not large group travel scaled down. It is modelled on independent travel – but with the advantage of a group leader to take care of the itinerary, accommodation and tickets, and dealing with the language. It’s easy to tick off the big sights independently – but finding those one-off experiences, local festivals, traveling markets and secret viewpoints is almost impossible for someone without the insider knowledge gained from years in the field. Those with a two-week vacation, a small group tour will save valuable planning time.
We can cater for vegetarian and vegan diets.
17 Reviews of Adventure vacation in Jordan
4.5 out of 5 stars
Reviewed on 28 Feb 2022 by Alex ElmesThe vacation was brilliant, just about the right time in each place. Read full review
Reviewed on 29 Oct 2019 by Emma HallThe whole trip was brilliant and our guide Abdallah made it extra special with his kindness and effort to ensure we were always happy Read full review
Reviewed on 09 Sep 2019 by Andrew EmersonThe most exciting part of the vacation was walking down from the High Altar at Petra. Read full review
Reviewed on 14 Apr 2019 by Alfred HeynenPetra and Wadi Rum were the best parts. It was great to have 2 days in Petra- one with guide and one without to explore on our own. Read full review
Reviewed on 06 Mar 2019 by Natalie FedeczkoFantastic!...our guide was tremendous, Aladdin and made sure we understood the nuances of his country. Animal welfare is important Read full review
Reviewed on 30 Dec 2019 by Karen ExleyThe most memorable part of the vacation was Wadi Rum. Read full review
Reviewed on 07 Nov 2019 by Richard KnightThe most exciting part of the vacation was Petra. Read full review
Reviewed on 30 Oct 2018 by Andrew MorrisThere were so many highlights. Jerash was unexpectedly impressive; Petra was absolutely awesome - around every corner there was so many fantastic sights...Fabulous. Read full review
Reviewed on 06 Jun 2018 by Marion KrauseDiscovering the amazing history of Jordan was, for me, one of the memorable parts of this vacation. In addition, the friendliness and warmth of the Jordanian people will always stay with me. Read full review
Reviewed on 15 Oct 2018 by Anne WebbA lovely way to see a beautiful island guided by a passionate and knowledgeable guide. Read full review
Reviewed on 22 Jun 2018 by Diane WestonExcellent experience Read full review
Reviewed on 13 Nov 2014 by Julia PallantDo go! Jordan is a very friendly and safe country with amazing things to see and do. Read full review
Reviewed on 01 Sep 2014 by Erica LayOutstanding....The whole vacation was excellent; great tour guide (Mo), who looked after us all from start to finish. Read full review
Reviewed on 29 Nov 2013 by Lois BarclayJust take the plunge and go on this vacation. I had the best half term break ever! Read full review
Reviewed on 13 Apr 2013 by alan mcleodJust what I needed - warm climate, good bunch of fellow travelers, excellent guide and wonderful country. Read full review
Reviewed on 07 Apr 2013 by Mary FryThe vacation was absolutely excellent. The guide, Mohammed was a font of knowledge and such a friendly guy with great inter personal skills. There was never a question he couldn't answer. Read full review
Reviewed on 07 Nov 2012 by Sarah WheatlyThe most memorable parts of the vacation were the first view of the Treasury at Petra, the camel ride at sundown in Wadi Rum, sleeping under the stars in Wadi Rum & the lovely people of Jordan. Read full review
As the pioneers of responsible tourism, we've screened this (and every) vacation so that you can travel knowing it will help support the places and people that you visit, and the planet. Read how below.
PlanetAs a company we aim to encourage interaction with local communities while showing respect for local culture, beliefs and traditions, as well as the importance of respecting the natural surroundings in order to protect places for generations to come.
Our Tour Leaders are recruited locally and are trained by us in the importance of responsible tourism with guidance given on how they can make a difference. This then percolates down through those they deal with. A night's camping and optional camel ride takes our groups into the protected area of Wadi Rum where they learn about the Bedouin way of life and plants which are both rare and endemic to its ecosystem.
The money generated by tourism in this area goes to support the local Bedouin and reinforces amongst the local people the importance of protecting this unique area. The Gulf of Aqaba is a place of outstanding natural beauty whose existing marine ecosystems are fragile and in danger. Our groups are well informed about the impact of interfering with this ecosystem and our tour leaders help to promote wider awareness of this locally.
Conservation of water is actively promoted in Jordan. We work closely with our local suppliers to see how we can help them save water in the fragile desert environment. As there is no recycling in this area our clients are encouraged to carry water purification filters and water bottles.
In addition to the above, we are continually looking for ways to improve and are proud to be ‘Responsible in everything we do’. Education is key and so all staff, Tour Leaders and partnering suppliers are trained in responsible and sustainable tourism. At our Head Office, we continually strive towards a sustainable and planet-friendly working environment, including having solar panels installed and a company commitment to reducing our plastic usage. As well as this, we have valuable and longstanding partnerships with UK charities Toilet Twinning and Send a Cow, plus many smaller initiatives and projects around the world. We’re members of UK travel industry bodies Tourism Concern and AITO because we believe it’s important to share our knowledge and experience, as well as learn from other operators.
As a company we support Cool Earth. Protecting rainforest is one of the most effective actions to tackle climate breakdown. CoolEarth work with indigenous communities empowering them to conserve their forest; keeping CO2 locked in.
PeopleAll accommodation is locally owned and this not only provides direct employment within the hotel, but also has the effect of distributing money beyond to small businesses that supply the hotel and in this way money is spread throughout the region we visit.
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