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Wilderness, diving, desert around the capital of Jordan

Are you looking for ideas for beautiful and exotic trips this year? Have you ever been to Jordan? We immediately put ourselves with pictures and text to some of the most beautiful places in this country. Who knows if you won’t feel motivated afterwards to take a real journey there soon.

Dream vacation in Jordan

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Attention divers 

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The Dead Sea connects the territories of Jordan, Palestine and Israel. The salinity of its water is about 34% and that is about 10 times more than in the usual seas. You don’t have to be able to swim in the Dead Sea to stay on the surface.

Desert, beaches and a lot of culture within one country

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The Dead Sea, in which neither humans nor animals can sink

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The water contains many useful minerals that make the sea a huge natural SPA area.

You can practically lie undisturbed on the water

Bedouins live in the Jordanian desert

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Petra, Jordan

Petra was the capital of the ancient Nabataean Empire. Today the city is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Petra impresses with its fabulous architectural landscape. Be sure to bring walking shoes. You have to climb up to the higher parts of the rocks to really enjoy the landscape that opens up before you.

The ancient ruins of the famous city of Petra

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A work of man and nature

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Ride a camel through the desert

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A visit well worth seeing

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The legacy of the Roman Empire

Around the first century, the territory of present-day Jordan was the heart of the Decapolis. This was an ancient federation of ten Roman cities. As you travel through Jordan, you will discover many architectural monuments from that period.

The ancient city of Gerasa

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Roman arena not far from Amman

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There is a lot to discover in the north of Jordan

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A trip there is always worthwhile

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Abila is in the north of Jordan. There are many ancient graves there. If you have enough courage you can go into this one.

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Spend fabulous nights in the open air with the Bedouins

The word “Bedouin” comes from the Arabic word “bedu”. It means desert dweller. They are known for their compassion and hospitality. They usually live in remote communities and breed camels and goats.

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If you want to get to know the Bedouins and their lives better, take a trip to Wadi Rum. This is a stunning desert in southern Jordan. Specially set up campsites allow tourists to stay in the middle of this beautiful landscape.

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At night you can enjoy the clear starry sky and during the day tower-shaped rocks and dunes colored in ocher-red. To reach them more quickly, you can take the trip on a magnificently decorated camel.

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Eat like a king

The national cuisine of Jordan is really tasty and it is worth trying typical foods and drinks here! This is simply a must for real gourmets. We would like to draw your attention to the “Mansaf”. This dish is made from lamb or goat meat. It is cooked in yogurt.

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As a rule, you eat this food with other people from the same vessel.

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Fabulous underwater world

If you long for beautiful blue water after staying in the desert, immerse yourself in the underwater world on the coast of Jordan. For this you have to reach the city of Aqaba. It is on the Red Sea. For more than 2000 years, Aqaba has been a key port for seafarers from Asia, Africa and Europe.

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Here you can see more than 100 species of corals, manta rays, sea turtles and dolphins while diving.

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