Compliment your tour with the experience that matches your interest!
Jordan presents a diverse range of optional activities to immerse yourself and learn more about the Jordanian culture, sample famous local Middle eastern cuisine, expanding your horizons & experiencing the country like a local; guaranteeing your only concern would be not wanting to go back home!
“Shine bright like a diamond” and give the Turkish Baths in Jordan a try! In Petra, Salome Turkish Bath /Al Yakhor/ Nabatee or in Amman Alf Layla Wa Turkish Bath /Al Pasha Turkish Bath/Al Stultan Turkish Bath/, Hammam Marakech/ Jafra Turkish Bath/ Turkish bath Alfarah ...etc.
After your long day walking in Petra & Jordan , pamper those aching muscles at any of available Turkish baths. Your session begins by luxuriating in the steam room, the tension in your muscles will begin to relax as your pores open and allow all the built-up toxins to ease from your body.
After your pores have opened sufficiently, you will be scrubbed to exfoliate and rejuvenate your skin. This increases the blood flow and allows fresh nutrients to reach all areas of your body. This is subsequently followed by a very relaxing yet deep massage.
At the end you will have a traditional Arabic sitting area provided with fresh spring water and herbal teas to further relax and rejuvenate you.
Rates are different in those Turkish baths. Rates are around 25 – 45 JD per person and includes: Hebral Tea, Message, Turkish bath etc. Please ask your driver/guide to arrange this for you and should be booked on that day but in advance i.e in the morning /early afternoon.
Top-rated Turkish Bath spot:
Amman : Alf Layla Wa Layla Turkish Bath /Al Pasha Turkish Bath/Al Stultan Turkish Bath/, Hammam Marakech/ Jafra Turkish Bath/ Turkish bath Alfarah
In Petra : Salome Turkish Bath /Al Yakhor/ Nabatee Turkish Bath
In Aqaba : Bab Al-Hara Turkish Hamam or similar
YES! The famous Camel Ride is part of Jordanian Bedouin culture pride and glory! Camel Ride in Wadi Rum & Petra is an optional activity that you need not book in advance your guide / driver can assist arrange this; the price range starts at 15 JD/$21 USD per camel per hour and better yet the entire benefits from the experience goes to the handlers, so you give back to the local communities in those areas.
Horseback riding is one of Jordan’s most popular and well looked after sports, the love for horses isembedded in the culture. Truly connect with the nature and landscape in wadi Rum by riding / galloping through it toward the sinking Sunset. Prices start at $50 USD per hour.
If you’re feeling courageous, you can book a horseback ride through the mountains of little Petra a slightly more challenging terrain and longer adventure! Prices start at $85 USD for a near 2–3 hour trail.
Wanting to go off the beaten track? We got you! Wadi Rum & Wadi Araba are one of the greatest deserts for ATV/Buggies Ride! This adventure doesn’t support advanced booking, and can only be arranged the evening before you plan to set-up this activity. Ask your driver / guide to assist you. Prices start at $50 USD per buggy per 01 hour.
Take a bird's eye view of the beautiful scenery of the majestic mountains in Wadi Rum by climbing into a Hot Air Balloon ride! Be it an indulgence for yourself or a surprise gift for a loved one, a hot air balloon ride is a unique experience. Balloon flights take place during the early morning hours and last for around one hour, but guests should allow 2 to 3 hours for the whole experience. Balloon Ride and tour in Wadi Rum for 01 hour is available from the early morning around (06:00 am – 07:00 am) and the flight starts at 165 JD / $ 235 USD per person. (Booking should be in advance). The ride is subject to availability. If available, the balloon ride is subject to the weather conditions, which are confirmed the evening before the flight.
For more information, visit: https://www.balloonsoverrum.com/
If you are spending a night or two in Wadi Musa do not miss this wonderful show. Complete your Petra experience with a visit of Petra By Night (Evening show by Candlelight). This event is a magical way to see part of the rock city by candlelight and explore the old city. Start this experience by walking through the Siq by candlelight to the Treasury which is lit up by 100s of candles.This spectacular event is only on Monday, Wednesday and Thursday nights.
The entrance fee for Petra by Night is 17 JD/$25USD per person, children under 10 years are admitted free of charge. Tickets can be bought at the Visitor Centre shops, local tour agencies in Petra or at your hotel reception.
The show starts at 20:30, though gather time is around 20:15, be sure not to miss it!
More information available here:
With the intention to keep their grand mothers’ legacy alive; the Haddad sisters founded Beit Sitti in Amman back in 2010 to share their love for & teach Jordanian cuisine & recipes they always loved!
Beit Sitti offers a cook and dine experience where you come and learn how to prepare a traditional Arabic meal with the help of a Hajjeh, and then get to eat the food that you prepared, in their grandmothers house found in one of Amman's oldest neighborhoods, Jabal Al Weibdeh (in one of the oldest neighborhoods in Amman). Perfectly matched with the Amman city tour and / or a highlight to finish your tour on site with Beit Sitti!
Breakfast, lunch and Dinner cooking sessions are available.
The prices start at $56 USD per person for a group of minimum 4 persons.
For more information, please visit : (https://beitsitti.com/)
Want to learn about Jordanian cuisine? Interested in capturing a highlight evening experience in Petra? look no further!
Something good’s cooking at Petra Kitchen! THE PETRA KITCHEN is a delightful way to round out your Jordan travel experiences. Like any home kitchen, THE PETRA KITCHEN is a relaxed, informal atmosphere where you’ll gather to prepare an evening meal, working alongside local women under the supervision of our chef. Each evening meal includes soup, cold and hot mezza and salads, and a main course—all typical Jordanian dishes. You will have get an inside glimpse of the secrets behind the famous regional cuisine of the Levant. THE PETRA KITCHEN offers an evening of learning, fun and a very special dining experience, with each dish gaining the special flavor of a reward well-earned. Great care has been taken to make THE PETRA KITCHEN a truly Jordanian experience—right down to the furnishings, all crafted in Jordan, the tableware, all produced by the Iraq al Amir Women’s Co-operative, and the aprons and table linens, all hand-embroidered by the Jordan River Foundation.
The regular price starts at JD 30/person ($43 USD Per Person) includes the cuisine course, meal and all non-alcoholic beverages as well as take-home recipes for all dishes prepared that evening.
For more information, visit: https://petrakitchen.com/
Jordanians are known for their hospitality and love for spreading their culture! Enjoy a meal / Homestay with a local family while in Jordan! Families open up their homes to guests to dine with them and share stories at lunch or dinner! What better way to have a true local experience than eating in Petra, Ajloun, Amman, Jerash , Karak , Madaba or Wadi Rum in a local home, sitting down and enjoying Jordanian food with the family. Receiving guests brings great honor in the Jordanian culture and you will experience the genuine warmth and welcome that your host bestows on you.
Sharing a meal with a local family will allow you to taste the love and pride that Jordanian food is cooked with, not only filling your stomachs but also your hearts and theirs!
Get in touch for more information: https://www.johtt.com/contact-us
Interested in Water Sports to get your adrenaline running? Aqaba is perfect for you!
From snorkeling to scuba diving or even a boat ride cruise in the red sea, the list can go on: https://johtt.com/our-tours-2/item/42-jht-optional/275-diving-snorkeling-in-aqaba-optional
Interested? Get in touch: https://www.johtt.com/contact-us