Africa & the Middle East Forums

Post New Topic

Recent Activity

View all Africa & the Middle East activity »
  1. 1 Tanzania Great Migration, when to go
  2. 2 VISA for Mozambique
  3. 3 Money in Uganda
  4. 4 15 days Morocco Itinerary Help please
  5. 5 Trip Report Egypt Quickie Trip
  6. 6 Trip Report Uganda Trip Report
  7. 7 Cape Verdean Esqudos
  8. 8 The Heat and Dust of Kafue & the Busanga Plains
  9. 9 Royal Air Maroc Dreamliner JFK-CMN and maybe connect to RAK
  10. 10 Traditional music + dance in South Africa?
  11. 11 Best African Safari
  12. 12 December Serengeti Itinerary
  13. 13 Wildbeest migration tour operator
  14. 14 beach visit after safari
  15. 15 Petra Wadi Rum
  16. 16 Questions on Israel/Jordan Border Crossings and Jordan Travel. Need Help!
  17. 17 Trip Report Nine months to Egypt (but you should go now)
  18. 18 Transportation from Tel Aviv Airport to Jerusalem
  19. 19 What is worth seeing in November?
  20. 20 Trip Report Morocco – November, 2015 - Self Drive
  21. 21 Israeli Tour Guides
  22. 22 Masai Mara in May
  23. 23 Western Desert Itinerary
  24. 24 Tentative Itinerary - what do you think?
  25. 25 luggage for a weird itinerary
View next 25 » Back to the top

questions re travel to Jordan

Jump to last reply

My wife and I, both in mid 60's, are beginning to consider a trip to Jordan later this year or next. We're flexible about time, but will need to budget our expenses (In States & EU stay in 2 and 3 star hotels and B&B - and we tend to be independent travellers) We're just beginning to conceptualize, will have more questions over time.

see Petra, experience Arabic culture, see other sights in area
We're in good shape - used to hiking and walking.
Would spend apx 1 weeks plus or minus in Jordan - Syria area ... another week somewhere else (EU, Egypt, etc?)

1. Weather? What are some good/bad times of the year for weather in Jordan?
2. Will our unfortunate ignorance of languages be any more of a problem than in the EU?
3. Easy to find drivers / guides there or, should we prearrange, or go on tour?
4. What major sites should we tour?
5. Any rough idea re daily budget given our self-description above?

15 Replies |Back to top

Sign in to comment.