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Nov 8, 2019

Ultimate holiday destinations

Martha Hales

We have some inspiration for a selection of the best ‘trip of a lifetime’ destinations to help you narrow down your options. Our handpicked local partners are based in their destination, and if anyone can arrange that special bucket-list trip, they can.

Sri LankaKenyaJordan, +13
JanuaryFebruaryMarch, +9
WildlifeGreat JourneysHighlights, +3
Jul 15, 2019

Top tips for visiting Petra

Huw Owen

Petra features on many a bucket list, and for good reason - the architecture is spectacular. However, it's a sprawling site and many visitors barely scratch the surface - so how best to make the most of your visit to Petra? We spoke to our local experts in Jordan to get you these top tips.

Jordan
Wonders of the WorldHistoryCultural
Camel relaxing in front of Petra ruin
8 days
from £920 pp

Discover Jordan (Group Tour)

Jordan
MarchAprilMay, +4
CulturalHighlightsClassic, +2
19 days
from £3,410 pp

Ultimate Jordan Adventure

Jordan
MarchAprilMay, +3
AdventureOff the Beaten PathClassic, +6
Nov 24, 2018

The Jordan Hiking Trail

Martha Hales

What better way to get to know the drama of Jordan’s scenery than by travelling it on foot, across the green groves of the north, through desert canyons and to the Red Sea coast? Here we offer a brief introduction to each section and all there is to be seen on this incredible route.

Jordan
JanuaryFebruaryMarch, +9
HistoryWalking & HikingCoast, +2
9 days
from £880 pp

Family Jordan

Jordan
AprilMayOctober, +6
AdventureHistoryFamily
Oct 17, 2018

Off the beaten track in Jordan

Martha Hales

Jordan is the home of the magical Petra and the mysterious Dead Sea, but what other fascinations does it hide within its borders? Here, we've found some of its gems that lie off the beaten track.

Jordan
HistoryCulturalOff the Beaten Path, +2
10 days
from £930 pp

Jordan's History & Culture

Jordan
AprilMayOctober, +9
Walking & HikingCulturalHistory
9 days
from £2,800 pp

Luxury Jordan

Jordan
MarchAprilMay, +6
HighlightsBoat JourneysHoneymoon, +6
Jul 19, 2018

Our top 25 UNESCO World Heritage sites

Martha Hales

There are over 1,000 UNESCO World Heritage Sites found all over the globe. It is therefore rather difficult to decide which ones to prioritise visiting - whether that's the ever popular Taj Mahal or the lesser-known segments of the Great Wall of China. We've picked out some of our favourite UNESCO recognised sites to help narrow your search.

BrazilSri LankaJordan, +15
JanuaryFebruaryMarch, +9
HighlightsHistoryWonders of the World, +1
Jan 8, 2018

Top 5 destinations for history lovers in 2018

Polly Allen

From the Silk Route's path through Kyrgyzstan to the pirate defences of Panama and the winding streets of Chile's Valparaiso... read on to discover the most exciting destinations for history lovers.

PanamaJordanChile, +2
HistoryClassicCultural
4 days
from £670 pp

Luxury Weekend in Amman

Jordan
JanuaryFebruaryMarch, +7
Food & DrinkLuxuryCultural, +1
Dec 24, 2017

Where to go in 2018... and why!

Martha Hales

We've selected 12 destinations from across the globe to inspire your 2018 travel plans - each have something special happening in the month they are paired with...

JordanKyrgyzstanUganda, +9
JanuaryFebruaryMarch, +9
CoastClassicUnique to TravelLocal, +8
Nov 17, 2017

Take your family to the Middle East

Martha Hales

Explore deserts by jeep and sleep under the stars in a bedouin tent, swim in sparkling wadi's, wander through ancient cities and take camel rides through the sand dunes...

OmanJordan
JanuaryFebruaryMarch, +9
FamilyOff the Beaten PathSafari, +3
5 days
from £930 pp

Luxury City Break in Amman

Jordan
JanuaryFebruaryMarch, +7
LuxuryHistoryCultural, +2
Jebel Qatar Mountain in Wadi Rum, Jordan at early-morning.
8 days
from £930 pp

In the footsteps of Lawrence of Arabia

Jordan
HistoryGreat Journeys
8 days
from £530 pp

Jordan at your own pace: Self-drive

Jordan
MarchAprilMay, +6
Walking & HikingCulturalSelf-drive
10 days
from £1,200 pp

Jordan Family Adventure

Jordan
AprilMayOctober, +3
FamilyHistoryWalking & Hiking
8 days
from £870 pp

Oriental Charm in Jordan

Jordan
AprilMayMarch, +6
HistoryWonders of the WorldAdventure
May 15, 2017

Top 5 Books for your Travels

Martha Hales

The written word is a wonderful way to lose yourself in a world that's not your own. To enrich your knowledge of a destination, or to immerse yourself in its history and culture, these 5 books should be your first port of call.

ArgentinaIndiaCosta Rica, +1
Cultural
May 2, 2017

Get to know Amman

Martha Hales

Sprawled across a series of 19 hills in the north west of the country, between the fertile Jordan valley and the arid desert, Amman is a buzzing, cosmopolitan city of over 4 million people. Get to know the city with these top tips from our local experts...

Jordan
MarchAprilMay
CulturalFood & Drink
9 days
from £1,000 pp

Jordan's Natural Wonders

Jordan
MarchAprilMay, +6
HistoryWildlifeWalking & Hiking
10 days
from £1,100 pp

Adventurous Jordan

Jordan
AprilMayOctober, +6
AdventureHistoryWalking & Hiking
Dec 14, 2016

Rejuvenate and feel great!

Martha Hales

Take some time for yourself this new year and get away from the stresses of modern life. These detox destinations are sure to bring you back to your senses…

JordanPeruCosta Rica, +2
Cultural
10 days
from £1,420 pp

Jordan and the Holy Land

Jordan
MarchAprilMay, +6
Walking & HikingCultural
Nov 11, 2016

Winter Sun: Morocco and Jordan

Kati Taylor

Craving some winter sun? Morocco and Jordan are shining all year long, and are better value than you might think. Read on here to find out more.

MoroccoJordan
MayApril
CoastHistoryCultural
8 days
from £780 pp

Essential Jordan

Jordan
AprilMayOctober, +9
CulturalClassicHistory
Sep 1, 2016

Jordan's tourist attractions

Martha Hales

Jordan's tourist attractions are many and varied. Biblical landscapes compete with convivial towns and historic jewels for your time, yet everything is relatively close by allowing you to fit a lot into seven days. Find out more...

Jordan
MayAprilMarch, +3
HistoryCoastGreat Journeys, +1