Size: 57,092 square miles (91,880 sq km) – about the size of Indiana
Border countries: Isreal, Lebanon, Iraq, Syria, Saudia Arabia
National tourist office: www.visitjordan.com
At a glance
The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, which once captivated ancient travellers, continues to enthral a whole new generation as a modern, vibrant nation.
From the haunting, primeval starkness of Wadi Rum, to the teeming centre of urban Amman, from the majestic ruins of bygone civilizations to the timeless splendour of the Dead Sea, Jordan is unveiled as a unique destination offering breathtaking and mysterious sights, high standard accommodations, exquisite cuisine and countless activities that can provide visitors with inspiration, motivation, and rejuvenation
In the company of a professional cycling guide, this cycing adventure holiday takes you on an exciting journey across Jordan’s most fascinating and diverse regions while exploring some of the most stunning historical, archeological and nature sites and experiencing local foods and Arab Bedouin culture!
From the world’s lowest spot and second saltiest lake—the Dead Sea—to the crispy waters of the Red Sea, from the ancient mosaics town of Madaba and Mount Nebo to the impressive Crusaders castle of Karak, from the impressive canyons of the Jordanian Rift Valley to Dana Biosphere Reserve and from the world’s archeological wonder of Petra to the world’s nature wonder of Wadi Rum desert, this superb mountain biking tour will be a feast for your senses!