Indulge your senses in -ordan with the magic of the desert, the mystery of ancient ruins, and the relaxed vibe of the 'ead Sea.
With its whir of spice-filled markets and authentic eateries, -ordan serves up an immersive culinary experience. 'elve into local flavors with a chef-led tour of a souk to shop for fresh ingredients and then, a cooking lesson at Beit Sitti, or “Grandma’s House.´ Combine a daytrip to Ajloun Castle with a visit to Beit Khairat Souf, a women-run collective that serves homemade lunches and dinners with freshly baked bread. At Petra Kitchen, learn the secrets to making tasty baba ghanoush and hummus with a hands-on demo and dinner, followed by cocktails at Cave Bar, located in a 2,000-year-old Nabataean rock tomb.
From impressive Roman ruins and Umayyad palaces in Amman to rose-colored ancient sites in Petra, -ordan presents a stunning mosaic of historic treasures and aweinspiring desert landscapes. While in Amman, visit the ruins of the walled Greco-roman settlement of Gerasa in -erash, the “Pompeii of the Middle East´ and return to the Citadel area for a fabulous mansaf dinner. -ordan’s fragrant national dish is made with lamb cooked in yogurt served with rice. Spend a full day—and night—in Petra, a UNESCO World Heritage Site (special evening visits are available on Mondays, Wednesday, and Thursdays).
For a glittery mix of ancient and ultra-modern, settle into the Watg-designed Fairmont Amman. 'ine on traditional cuisine at the hotel’s Nasim restaurant or stroll through the Abdoun neighborhood nearby. In Petra, take in views of the Great Rift Valley at the Mövenpick Resort Petra, showcasing Middle Eastern textiles, natural stone, and handcrafted wood accents. Glamp with a Bedouin spin at Sun City Camp; tucked into the red landscape of the majestic Wadi Rum desert—and soak up the splendor and mineral-rich waters of the 'ead Sea at the Kempinski Hotel Ishtar 'ead Sea.