Unusual Things to Do in Jordan


Jordan is a beautiful country with a rich cultural and historical background. Several tours and Jordan holiday packages are available on the internet. Find our top picks to get a sneak peek into what to do in Jordan.


1. Urn Tomb, Petra

This old tomb in Petra can be spotted from the rest because of the characteristic urn on the pediment’s top. The openings on the roof of the inaccessible columns show the three adjacent tombs: the silk, the Corinthian, and the palace tombs.

2. Camel Ride in Petra

Being the ancient and leading tourist attraction, Petra’s desserts are best explored on camelback with your local guide explaining the nitty-gritty of the architecture. Do not forget to negotiate and enjoy the view while you are at it.

3. The Roman Theatre

This ancient remnant in Amman was restored with six thousand individuals seating capacity. This place has recently become functional with local concerts and a general entertainment place with a local touch. Do drop by to experience the Jordanian culture at its finest.

4. Cave Bar

Cave Bar, a local bar in the area, is a taste of Middle Eastern nightlife. Drink like Indiana Jones and the pirates in the cave bar formed by the tomb inhabited by the Nabateans between 37 and 100 AD. The interiors are glowing lanterns, roc,k columns, and sandstone walls with widespread alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages. The local Jordanian wine is a big hit among tourists.

5. Byzantine Church, Petra

The Byzantine Church is close to Colonnaded Street and awes its visitors with well-preserved mosaics. The church has many animals, and most of them have mythological significance. Now, not many churches give you that, do they?

6. Kerak Castle

Kerak Castle of Karak Castle in al Karak, Jordan, has various wall inscriptions. Between the Dead Sea and the ancient Kings Highway, Kerak Castle allures you with the passageways and the stone halls. The triangular plateau on which the castle was built is an added vantage point.

7. ATV ride, Wadi Rum

For an adventure buff, the ATV rides at the secluded off-roads from Agaba to Wadi Rum are on top of the list of must-do things in the country. Speeding amongst the dunes and rock formations gives you a spectacular view and an experience to cherish throughout a lifetime.

8. Sunset cruise to the Red Sea

The sunset cruise to the Red Sea lets you enjoy scenic vistas and water adventure sports like snorkeling and deep-sea diving. With a glass of Jordanian wine in hand, this experience is enriching and wholesome and even more special if a special someone accompanies you.

Jordan can be a little overwhelming with all the tombs and architectural ruins. We hope these pointers will help you add more value to your trip.