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Jordan Horizons Tours is a full service travel agency based in Jordan. It was established in 2013 with multi-lingual team, who are all travel professionals who realized the need of a reliable and professional travel company to serve and lead the high demand in the Middle East travel market.

We at Jordan Horizons Travel & Tours always strive to captivate our clients with unforgettable travel moments that will last, and provide them with an exceptional service that exceeds their expectations, while conserving and presenting the heritage of Jordan & the Middle East.



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Sheikh Hussein/Jordan River Crossing

Sheikh Hussein/Jordan River Crossing

*Please note that the border procedures, costs and regulations are subject to change at short notice and we will do our best to keep you up to date, but changes can occur and are outside our control. You should be prepared to be flexible with any border crossing.

Location: 90km away from Amman, it is located in the north of Jordan. The nearest larger cities are Irbid and Ajloun. It is near the Israeli city of Beit She'an and the Lake Tiberias (Sea of Galilee).

What are the operating hours of the Sheikh Hussein/Jordan River Border?
The Opening Hours for the Passenger Terminal are:
Sunday through Thursday: 07:00 – 20:30
Fridays and Saturdays: 08:30-18:30
The border crossing is closed at Yom Kippur and the Muslim New Year.
Opening hours may also differ on other Jewish, Christian, Muslim and national holidays. For the Jewish holidays, you can find the opening hours here :
On the Jordanian side, the opening hours for holidays are usually announced at very short notice. When making your travel plans, keep upcoming holidays in mind, and be prepared to be flexible. Please note that the border can be subject to closures at other times without or limited warning which are outside of our control.

What are the fees/taxes to be paid at the Sheikh Hussein / Jordan River Border?
Israeli Visa : Free
Israeli Departure Tax (to be paid by yourself) : 105NIS (Israeli Shekels) or approximately $30USD. Can be paid in USD or NIS.
Jordanian Visa (if not included in your tour package or eligible for free visa/stays less than 2 nights) : 40JD or approximately $60USD. Must be paid in JOD.
Jordanian Departure Tax (if not included in your tour package): 10JD or approximately $15USD. Must be paid in JOD.
Shuttle Bus Cost : approximately 5NIS/1JD/$1.40USD per person (luggage is free)

What is the process for completing the crossing at Sheikh Hussein / Jordan River Border?
1. Complete the Israel side of the border crossing.
Upon arrival at the Israel side of the border please make your way to the passports counter to pay departure tax.
2. Between the Borders.
You will need to catch the shuttle bus that departs approximately every 25 minutes between the two borders.
3. Entering Jordan and meeting your driver or guide
Upon arriving onto the Jordanian side please complete baggage and security checks.
If you have meet and assist service included in your tour package you should look out for your driver or guide who will be waiting for you with a sign with your name on it. Your driver or guide will help you with all the paperwork to obtain your visa at the border.

Why do you need my passport details in the booking form?
If you have the meet and assist service as part of your tour package we require the full passport details for all guests in order to prepare the visa manifest paper. Your driver or guide needs to have this visa manifest in order to be authorized to enter the arrivals terminal and to be able to assist you with getting your visa on arrival to Jordan.

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We are local

As a Jordan based travel company and inbound tour operator, we know our country in a way that only a local can.

Convenient and Easy

Have a look at our itineraries and ask us to customise them, or send us a query form with your requirements and we will come back to you with suggestions.

Excellent Reputation

We started in 2013, so after 7 years of doing business, we’ve learned how to keep our clients happy and satisfied!

Multi-Lingual staff

We are a team of multi-cultural and multi lingual travel professionals.

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We are available at any time when you are in Jordan giving you complete peace of mind for the duration of your trip.


We are fully-bonded and insured, working with top tour operators from around the world, a multi-cultural team of experienced guides and program managers.

Value for Money

By booking direct you get more value for your money. As a local wholesale Jordanian tour company, we maintain favorable rates with the hotels and service providers due to the volume of our business.

Personalized Service

We take great pride in our personalized attention to our clients and our ability to provide you with a tour that is the best fit. No effort is spared in ensuring your safety and enjoyment.

Established Network

We have excellent and well established partnerships with hotels, restaurants, transport companies and other service providers who provide professional, reliable, quality and cost effectiveness services which you as our client benefit from.


Tours available & Customized

With many tours already available to choose from or your tour can be customized.

Save Money / Value For Money

By booking direct you get more value for your money. As a local wholesale Jordanian tour company, we maintain favorable rates with the hotels and service providers due to the volume of our business.

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Payment by Credit Card (Visa & Mastercard) and by Paypal are provided. Your security is important to us!

Everything Upfront

You will receive your confirmation letter of the tour in details and everything will be clear for you.