Getaway in Jordan

The idea of family is central to Jordanian culture, so it should come obviously that Jordan is an incredibly family-friendly destination. From north to south, Jordan offers active, educational adventures for travelers of all ages.

Hospitality and family are key components of Jordanian culture—so it should come as no surprise that families traveling in Jordan experience a warm welcome. Looking for ways to enjoy the city with your loved ones? Here are a few of the many fun, family-friendly adventures available in all cities.

Best Wadi Rum Desert Camps for Families

Is Jordan safe to visit with kids?

Yes ! it's safe 100%.

You might have concerns before traveling to Middle Eastern countries but Jordan has remained neutral. According to a recent Travel and Tourism Competitiveness Report, Jordan ranked 38th out of 136 where safety is concerned..

Is Jordan safe to travel with baby?

Not only safe, But very suitable

For travelling with a toddler, it should be no problem. At all the sights you are going to visit you will find restrooms and restaurants where you can change your child and heat her food, put her down for a nap, and so on..

Can my children do Petra ?

Yes ! if your children :

If your child is into Indiana Jones, likes to explore caves and climb, or your child is into history, then yes. That covers most types of child, so in general, yes, Petra is suitable for children.

Is it education valuable for kids ?

All at one vacation

In a family vacation to Jordan you could hike, ski, swim, participate in an archaeological dig, climb a mountain fortress, visit Crusader castles, ride camels in the desert, or take a jeep trip through a stupendous, timeless martian desert.

An Epic 8-Day Itinerary for Jordan with Kids

What is the best itinerary for family vacation in Jordan?

Day 1 : Pickup – Amman
Day 2 : Amman
Day 3 : Dead Sea
Day 4 : Madaba & Nebo
Day 5 : Petra
Day 6 : Wadi Rum
Day 7 : Aqaba
Day 8 : Departure

Why should you visit Jordan?

too many reasons, Briefly :

Jordan’s compact size and specialization in adventure tourism makes it ideal for longer, multi-center family holidays. furthermore, Jordan has five UNESCO World Heritage sites including the ancient desert city of Petra which was also designated one of the World’s Seven Wonders in 2007.

Jordan With Kids

Jordan is family travel destinations like no other, conjure up images of prophets, endless deserts, amazing seas, and ancient sites.

  • Aqaba on the Red Sea has temperatures of 30˚ and rising from May to September. Winter temperatures are seldom less than 20˚.
  • Many areas of Jordan’s legendary rose-red desert are accessible on day trips from the Red Sea coast and Amman.
  • Jordan’s Dead Sea coast, along with several of the Middle East’s loveliest spa resorts, is slightly over an hour’s drive from Amman.
  • One of the most progressive Middle East countries, Jordan is warmly welcoming to families and an astounding holiday for older kids and teens.
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Jordan Family Holiday

Bargain in Arab markets, shop in sleek shopping malls or experience the tastes and sights of downtown Amman, Go on a 4WD or a camel ride through Wadi Rum desert , where almost all martian movies were made, end the day floating in the Dead Sea, then hike into amazing Petra, the famous ancient city of Jordan the next day )

Question you should ask before booking

How big the tent is – can they house all of you in one or 2 tents?

How Large is the territory of the camp ? is it designed for large groups and evening events ?

Do they have photos of the bathroom and hygiene facilities?

If you are you looking for luxury glamping, do they have pools, domed stargazing roofs, ensuites and the full works or rustic and remote?

Exactly who should you trust for your Jordan tour and overnight camping experience?

Best Wadi Rum Desert Camps for Families

As well as online reviews, we asked several avid travelers to share their favorite Wadi Rum experiences with kids and what made them so special.
Wonders T&T came to no conclusion; there are actually a whole LOAD of desert camps out there, especially if you look at some of the online booking engines, and it can be a bit a matter of taste and budget. Thus, we decided to continue working to resolve this issue for you .

Jordan With Kids

In conclusion

Where in the world can your children get a history lesson and a donkey ride at the same time? Jordan is an oasis of calm in the Middle East and a surprisingly family-friendly destination.

Jordan isn’t only a destination for young children, but adventure-loving kids from any age will enjoy the experience.

  • star rating  We did the one-day Petra tour with from our Cruise Ship (Aqaba) with Wonders Tourism. This was a small bus (16 people) tour with lunch included. This was a fantastic... read more

    avatar thumb Rbben
    3rd July 2023

    star rating  PETRA - A Day to Remenber - I looked at many tours for Petra arriving in Jordan on a cruise ship & after reading many excellent reviews from Wonders Travel & Tourism, booked with them.... read more

    avatar thumb Wayne N
    13th May 2023

    star rating  What a treat our tour to Petra was. Great guide and driver.
    Very professional and knowledgeable. Very happy with the overall process and tour.
    The meal was delicious too.... read more

    avatar thumb SirlesT
    9th December 2022
  • star rating  Wonders Travel and Tourism had came with a fantastic itinerary and magical experience for us. Varvara created the amazing program. Muhammad must be the best tour guide in Jordan, he... read more

    21st April 2022

    star rating  We always wanted to visit Jordan and it was difficult choice to pick the right operator. A travel agency in my town recommended Wonders Travel and Tourism, we couldn't be... read more

    Karles c
    14th April 2022

    star rating  I would never thought i would write review as most time i never was impressed. Wonders Travel and Tourism changed my mind. i was amazed their professionalism, quick response (Yaseen... read more

    11th April 2022
  • star rating  We thoroughly enjoyed the experience,
    The day went so quick but we seen and learned so much . Bus driver Reda was very friendly and helpful. our guide had so... read more

    9th April 2022

    star rating  This is one of the modern wonders of the world. It is a must visit attraction in Jordan.I went on a daytrip to Petra and I wish I had more... read more

    29th March 2022

    star rating  I purchased Petra tour and the 3in1 tour from this agency in Tala bay. First of all, the agency is located in the resort, which is extremely big advantage to... read more

    26th March 2022
  • star rating  Thoroughly enjoyed the tour. A lot of time in the minibus but worth it to visit Petra. Our guide was very knowledgeable and was happy to answer all our questions... read more

    23rd March 2022

    star rating  My wife and I loved this! We were fetched right on front of our hotel by our tour guide Mohammad. I liked his calm demeanour. Never asked us for a... read more

    22nd March 2022

    star rating  Mohammad brings a sense of history to every tour while showing you things you've run right by countless times without stopping to look (up, down, over, around). Touring with Mohammad... read more

    27th January 2022
  • star rating  I've recently had a stay arranged in Jordan/Aqaba by Wonders Travel and I can strongly recommend this tour operator. Everything went smoothly and according to my wishes & expectations. Next... read more

    Rit A
    25th January 2022

    star rating  We were visiting Jordan for the day while onboard Jewel of the Seas, my husband was unable to go due to the walking conditions so I was wondering how I'd... read more

    22nd March 2020

    star rating  Great organization and great guides!Organization of the trip is great, little time for Petra.Compliments!

    7th January 2020
  • star rating  We arranged this tour with Mr. Yaseen M. and he responded very promptly,
    We booked a full day tour from Aqaba to Petra. Pick up at 8.00 AM from the... read more

    Han G
    25th December 2019

    star rating  I really liked the team of Wonder tours, they tell me everything about their programs, I'd chosen Wadi Rum and Petra, and honestly I felt so many unforgettable emotions... read more

    Marina K
    5th September 2019

    star rating  We had an amazing day. Our booking procedure was very easy, just email and full payment in US Dollars on Arrival. All our questions were answered promptly and courtesly.... read more

    Ann B
    30th July 2019
  • star rating  Contacted Mr. Yaseen 3 months before arrival, he replied to all my questions quickly so we booked our excursion with Wonders TT.
    Our ship "NAUTICA" docked half an hour earlier,... read more

    Hala Y
    8th June 2019

    star rating  It was only Aqaba in our plans for the one day on our cruise. But we wanted to see both Petra and Wadi Rum on that day. The tours organised... read more

    Bayan A
    8th June 2019

    star rating  We did a day tour of Petra with Mohammad from celebrity concellation. He was extremely knowledgeable and answered all our questions about Petra and Jordan in general.
    We appreciated... read more

    Roz M
    6th June 2019

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