FAQs of Jordan

People commonly associate Jordan with Petra, but the country offers a multitude of experiences beyond that. From northern oak forest hikes to sunset dinners at rooftop restaurants in Amman and snorkeling in the southern Red Sea, Jordan has something for everyone.

Preparing for a trip to Jordan can raise various questions.

This guide provides answers to assist in planning a successful journey to Jordan.

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Yes, it depends on the nationality you are holding and duration of your stay in Jordan

For non-restricted nationalities staying in Jordan as a minimum of 48 hrs, can obtain free visa entry to Jordan upon their arrival included in all our packages, in order to waive the visa fees to Jordan you will be requested to provide us with your flight details and passport copy 3 days prior your arrival to Jordan.

For restricted nationalities, You will need to get in contact with the closest Jordanian Embassy in order to obtain a visa before you arrival.
You can also contact us to arrange the permission for you to enter Jordan, usually takes up to one month. Bank guarantee is required for some nationalities.
After having the permission to enter Jordan same procedure will be followed at the airport.

Restricted nationalities found at the ministry of interior site: Visit the website

Traveling to Jordan,

will bring you a sense of comfort as it is considered one of the safest destinations globally. The country has strong ties with all of its neighboring nations and exudes an atmosphere of peace. With a liberal and westernized culture, alcohol is readily accessible.

Weather in Jordan:

Jordan experiences a desirable spring and fall season in Jordan that lasts from March to May and September to November, respectively. There may be some rain during the winter months from December to April. The summer season is characterized by hot weather but with low humidity. Winter weather in the Jordan Valley, near the Dead Sea, and in Aqaba on the Red Sea, is pleasant.

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In Jordan, Arabic serves as the official language. English is widely utilized and can be frequently heard throughout the country. Additionally, many road signs are displayed in both Arabic and English.

keep in mind that you will be traveling in a predominantly Muslim nation, albeit one that is not extremely conservative. It is important to dress modestly and not expose too much skin. Both men and women can be wear Shorts .

Dress advice for women in Jordan:

As an advice for women travel to Jordan, to avoid wearing Shorts in central Amman or when visiting rural areas . By adhering to these guidelines, you will feel more comfortable.

Don’t forget to pack comfortable walking shoes, a sun hat, and sunscreen. The temperature can be quite warm in the summer, but winters can be quite chilly. The nights are cool throughout the year, so make sure to bring appropriate warm clothing. If you plan to camp in the desert, you will need a warm sweater and jacket even in the summer months.

Jordan has many holidays, with tourist sites and some businesses open. Government offices and banks are closed. Fridays and Saturdays are official weekends, though tourist sites are open both days and some businesses on Saturday. Holidays follow the Islamic calendar and change yearly, with the Jerash Festival held in July/August featuring music and cultural performances.

There are set-date national holidays such as:

New Year’s Day, Labour Day, Jordanian Independence Day, and Christmas. Other Islamic-based holidays include Islamic New Year, Al Mawled Al Nabawi, Al Isr’a wal Mi’raj, Eid al-Fitr (3 days), and Eid al-Adha (5 days).

During the holy month of Ramadan, Muslims fast from sunrise to sunset, so visitors should be mindful and refrain from eating and drinking in public outside of restaurants and tourist sites.

Dining is a widely enjoyed activity in Jordan, leading to a well-developed cuisine. Hotel accommodations often feature a continental breakfast and buffet dinner that offers both Western and Arabic options. Traditional Arabic fare or buffets can be found at restaurant locations, while major cities also boast international dining options, including McDonald’s, Burger King, and health-conscious eateries.

Alcohol consumption is unrestricted.

The currency of Jordan:

The Jordanian Dinar (JOD), divided into 1000 fils. Piaster, referring to 10 fils, is a commonly used term. Notes come in 5, 10, 20, and 50 dinars, while coins come in 5, 10, 25, 50, 100, 250, and 500 fils. JOD is pegged to USD at a rate of 0.708 JOD to 1 USD.

The best exchange rates can be found at banks and exchange shops, but border and airport banks may charge a commission. Traveler’s checks may incur a commission of 3 to 8 JOD per check.

Hotels have higher exchange rates, so it’s best to avoid using them for currency exchange. Banks are closed Fridays and Saturdays, but some exchange shops remain open. ATMs are widely available except in Wadi Rum, so it’s best to have enough cash. Credit/debit cards are accepted by major retailers and hotels.

The peak tourist season in Jordan:

It is from mid-February to May and September to November, offering good weather and low rainfall. Summer temperatures can be high, but still more bearable compared to other Gulf nations. Weather patterns are unpredictable, but most regions in Jordan receive less than 30 rainy days per year, making good weather possible throughout the year.

Travel costs in Jordan vary according to personal preferences:

Budget options include affordable local meals for a few dinars, and budget accommodations like hostels or Bedouin camps for $20-$30 per night. For a more upscale experience, there are upscale dining options and luxury hotels ranging from $100-$300+ per night. Mid-range options and boutique hotels are also available for around $100 per night. A typical daily tour cost is around $125-$300 per person.

Exchange Cash In Jordan:

You can exchange cash and travelers’ checks at a number of banks and exchange offices. Additionally, many tourist-oriented shops, restaurants, and bars accept dollars or euros at rates that are similar to the official exchange rate. It’s important to be aware of the current exchange rate between dollars/euros and the Jordanian dinar.