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Jordan is one of the best destinations in the Middle East. It has managed to avoid much of the conflict of the surrounding nations, and is best known for the ancient ruins of Petra, as well as the Wadi Rum desert preserve. The capital city of Amman is rich with culture and cuisine, while Beouin nomads roam the countryside, very much unchanged by modern technology. 


Currency: Jordanian dinar can be withdrawn from ATMs throughout Jordan, however keep in mind that smaller cities or towns may not have access to ATMs and its recommended to withdraw cash and take it with you.

Power Points: There are a number of different types of plugs used in Jordan, I would recommend you take a Travel Adapter.

Official Language: The official language of Jordan is Arabic.

Health: There are a number or waterborne, foodborne, insect-borne and other infectious diseases as well as Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus in Jordan for travellers. I would recommend that you contact your doctor a few weeks before you travel as in some cases you need to start any medication a few days before your trip or you may need to get a vaccination. The tap water is generally safe to drink, however, it’s recommended to stick to bottled water just in case.

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