Why choose Jordan

Jordan's history is as rich and varied as its landscapes, dating back to ancient civilizations like the Nabateans and Romans. Modern Jordan emerged in the 20th century, with significant events including the Arab Revolt and the country's role as a refuge for Palestinian refugees. Today, it's known for its stability in a volatile region and its commitment to preserving historical sites like Petra and Jerash. Jordanian cuisine is a delightful fusion of Middle Eastern flavors, featuring dishes like mansaf (a traditional Jordanian dish of lamb cooked in a sauce of fermented dried yogurt) and falafel. Locals are known for their hospitality, welcoming visitors with open arms and often inviting them to share meals and conversation.

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The name "Jordan" is derived from the Hebrew word "yarad," meaning "to descend," referring to the Jordan River's course. Famous figures like Queen Rania and Lawrence of Arabia have been captivated by the country's charm. From the its' iconic cities to the serene Dead Sea, Jordan's landscape mesmerizes visitors of all ages. Indulge in traditional Jordanian cuisine, explore bustling markets, and immerse yourself in Bedouin culture. With warm hospitality and breathtaking vistas, Jordan offers a journey that transcends time, leaving an indelible mark on every cruisegoer's soul.

Go for it! Jordan is generally considered a safe destination for tourists, with low crime rates and a strong emphasis on security. However, it's always advisable to exercise caution and follow any travel advisories issued by your government. By embracing the country's unique heritage, cuisine, and warm hospitality, cruisegoers can embark on a journey of discovery and create unforgettable memories in the heart of the Middle East. Enjoy a shisha at a local cafe or sip cocktails in trendy lounges, immersing yourself in the country's vibrant culture.

Visitors to Jordan have a plethora of experiences awaiting them. From exploring the ancient city of Petra, carved into rose-coloured rock, to floating in the mineral-rich waters of the Dead Sea, the country offers a blend of historical wonders and natural beauty. The climate is typically dry, with hot summers and mild winters, making it ideal for outdoor exploration. Several cruise lines, including Royal Caribbean, MSC Cruises, and Norwegian Cruise Line, offer voyages to Jordan, providing opportunities to explore its treasures. It's essential to respect local traditions, such as dressing modestly when visiting religious sites and avoiding public displays of affection. As with any destination, being mindful of cultural norms helps ensure a positive experience for both visitors and locals.