The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan is a safe haven in a region of conflict, which has delighted visitors for centuries with its World Heritage Sites, friendly towns, and inspiring desert landscapes. You will be based in Amman, the capital and Jordan’s chief commercial and financial center, a modern city with ancient roots, which creates a fascinating city of contrasts. The program center’s neighborhood is home to several governmental buildings, embassies, and cultural centers, and is within easy walking distance to restaurants and cafés.
While in Jordan you will take a city tour including downtown Amman, the Citadel, and the spectacular Roman ruins.
The Northern excursion will allow you to experience the extraordinary remains of the ancient city of Jerash, one of the most impressive and best-preserved Roman cities outside of Italy, as well as the nearby Castle of Ajloun.
The highlight of the program is the Southern excursion to Petra, a treasure of the ancient world and a UNESCO World Heritage site, and Wadi Rum, where you will camp among some of the most stunning desert landscapes in the world.