Warning: by reading this blog post you will have severe wanderlust to travel to the Middle East. From the remarkable pyramids in Egypt, to camping in the Wadi Rum desert in Jordan or soaking up the sun on the beach in Israel, the Middle East has so many incredible things to discover and explore.
Checkout our top 10 experiences you must have when travelling the Middle East!
Another year means more adventures! With 2019 well and truly upon us it’s time to start booking off annual leave, turning 20 days into 50 days, and deciding which destinations you MUST visit this year.
To make your decisions a little easier, we’ve put together our top locations you should travel to in 2019!
Are you always thinking of your next adventure? And with Christmas just around the corner, what’s a better gift idea than a holiday! So to help you with your Christmas travel lists this year, we’ve complied our top 8 experiences to add to your list that will make you drop everything and TRAVEL!
Every country has their iconic landmark, from The Great Pyramid of Giza in Egypt to the Parthenon in Greece. For Jordan, its most famous attraction is the historical and archaeological city of Petra. This breath-taking rose coloured city has been around since 312 BC, and is a national symbol of the city (and so it should be). However, once you have visited Petra, there is still plenty of other attractions in Jordan that will leave you with the same WOW feeling!
See our top attractions other than Petra that are definitely worth adding to your itinerary!
Warning: Nothing will prepare you for how remarkable Jordan is! Officially the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, this remarkable country is an Arab kingdom in Western Asia. It is landlocked nation with a population of around 9.5 million. Jordan’s geographical nature alone makes it an intriguing country; it is surrounded by the likes of Saudi Arabia, Iraq and Israel and straddles the Holy land of the world’s three great monotheistic religions.
Travel Talk Tours take you to the heart of the Jordanian culture, history and of course exploration. A Jordan Tour is a pilgrimage of sorts and is a must for any adventurous traveller.
Petra, one of the New 7 Wonders of the World is a representation of Jordan and therefore, Jordan’s most visited tourist attraction. Known as the Rose City due to the colour of the stone or the Lost City as the site remained unknown to the Western world until 1812, Petra is a place you need to see, to believe, that it is in fact real-life. UNESCO even described the historical and archaeological city as “one of the most precious cultural properties of man’s cultural heritage”. What to know more? Here are 13 exciting facts about Petra.
If you’re seeking adventure (Indiana Jones style) then booking a Jordan tour is essential. Few places on earth conjure up such a rich sense of mystery and atmosphere as Jordan, not least because of its remarkable World Heritage Site, Petra.
Travel Jordan – An Unforgettable Experience
Don’t be fooled, although Petra is one of the most remarkable sights on the planet, there is much more to Jordan than this. From desert adventures to diverse, thriving cities, here are just five of our favourite Jordan tour experiences. Read more…
When British officer T.E. Lawrence used Wadi Rum as a base for his operation against the Ottoman Empire during World War I, he had no idea that half a century later this vast, silent desertscape will serve as a setting for the movie ‘Lawrence of Arabia’ – based on his life.
His romance with the desert can be best summoned in the quote:
“No man can live this life and emerge unchanged. He will carry, however faint, the imprint of the desert, the brand which marks the nomad; and he will have within him the yearning to return, weak or insistent according to his nature. For this cruel land can cast a spell which no temperate clime can match.’
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