It is situated at the crossroads of Asia, Africa and Europe.
Jordan takes its name from the Jordan River which forms much of the country’s northwestern border.
The oldest evidence of hominid habitation in Jordan dates back at least 200,000 years. Jordan is rich in Paleolithic (up to 20,000 years ago) remains due to its location within the Levant where expansions of hominids out of Africa converged.
Petra is probably the best known and most attractive of Jordan: beautiful landscapes, archeology, architecture, history and, why not, cinema. Who can forget Indiana Jones’s entry into the Treasury of Petra and the final ride across the Siq?
Visiting Petra is one of the experiences that anyone should have in life, precisely because of its ability to satisfy the most diverse passions: lovers of archeology, trekking, photography, excursions on horseback or on the back of a muleUpon entering Petra.