LEVANT TOURS & TRAVEL
Jordan is a small country with much history. Nowhere
else in the world, so many epochs of history are
represented on such a small area as they are in
Traveling through Jordan is like taking a time
machine through the history of mankind. Settlements
dating back 10,000 years BC are found a few driving
minutes from Roman cities of the Decapolis. Petra,
the hidden capital of the Nabatean kingdom is
located near mighty crusader castles, and castles of
the Islamic era are hidden in the mighty Eastern
Jesus Christ was baptized in the Jordan River at
Bethany and John the Baptist was imprisoned and
executed in Machaerus. Moses overlooked the holy
land and was buried on Mt. Nebo and the oldest
Mosaic map of the Holy land is found in Madaba.
But Jordan has so much more to offer.
The Dead Sea, the lowest point on earth lies 400
meters below sea level. The hot springs of Ma'in
with their "magical" healing powers are hidden in
the mountains and Lawrence of Arabia traveled
through the majestic desert of Wadi Rum to
liberate Jordan's only port city of Aqaba.
The neighboring countries have just as much to
offer. The Holy Land & Jerusalem, the Egyptian
peninsula of Sinai, Syria and Lebanon, are all
easily reachable from Jordan by air, ground or sea.