Before you go

Are vaccinations required before travelling to Jordan?

Up to date information for vaccinations before you travel to Jordan are available from the NHS website

Is it safe to travel to Jordan?

For up to date information around safety and security in Jordan read the Foreign & Commonwealth Office latest information for Jordan.

Best time to visit Jordan?

For cooler temperatures in the high teens, the best time to visit Jordan is March-May. Amman reaches a comfortable 32°C between June and September, while nights can drop below freezing from December to February. The beaches of Aqaba and the salty Dead Sea touch 40°C in July.

Do I need a visa to enter Jordan?

You'll need a visa to enter Jordan. You can get a single entry visa valid for 1 month on arrival at the airports or the Sheikh Hussein/North Border crossing at the Jordan/Israel border.You can extend your visa after you arrive in Jordan up to a maximum period of 6 months.

What currency do i need in Jordan?

The official currency of Jordan is the Jordanian dinar.

While visiting Jordan

What wild animals live in Jordan?

Animals in Jordan. striped hyena, the ibex, the Arabian gazelle, the leopard, the jackal, the wolf, the camel, the desert fox, the rabbit, and the sand rat.

What is the traditional food in Jordan?

The national dish of Jordan and the most distinctive Jordanian dish. Mansaf is a traditionaldish made of lamb cooked in a sauce of fermented dried yogurt called Jameed and served with rice or bulgur.

What Languages are spoken in Jordan?

Arabic is the official language in Jordan & English has been the primary foreign language in the country since 1946, there is a small French speaking population in Jordan.

How much do you tip in Jordan?

The currency in Jordan is the Jordanian dinar. Tipping in Restaurants. 10% for service may be automatically added to the bill, but a small tip - 5-10% - for the waiters is appropriate.

Where can I find a local travel expert for Jordan?

Local Jordan travel experts are available.

Useful Numbers

Emergency Jordan Numbers?

  • Police: 112
  • Ambulance: 112
  • Fire: 112
  • Embassy: +962 6 590 9200

    Time Difference

    What is the time difference in Jordan?

    The time difference is 3 hours

    Travel Apps

    What is the best travel app for Jordan?

    Jordan Guidebook

    Best Jordan guidebook?

    Stay informed before during and after your trip to Jordan with this Jordan Guidebook .