The Rough Guide to Jordan is the definitive guide to the most alluring corner of the Middle East. Detailed accounts of every attraction, along with crystal-clear maps and plans, lift the lid on this fascinatingly diverse country. Explore the world wonder that is Petra, an ancient city carved from rose-red mountain cliffs. Roam the sands of Wadi Rum in the footsteps of Lawrence of Arabia, then relax on golden beaches at Aqaba, Jordan´s beautiful Red Sea resort. You´ll find full-color pictures and maps throughout, alongside insider tips on getting the best out of a visit to Amman, the buzzing Jordanian capital, as well as Crusader castles and stunningly well-preserved Roman cities. Float your cares away on the Dead Sea, the lowest point on Earth, or take in spectacular views over the Dana Biosphere Reserve. At every point, The Rough Guide to Jordan steers you to the best hotels, cafes, restaurants, and shops across every price range, giving you clear, balanced reviews and honest, firsthand opinions. Make the most of your time with The Rough Guide to Jordan. Series Overview: For more than thirty years, adventurous travelers have turned to Rough Guides for up-to-date and intuitive information from expert authors. With opinionated and lively writing, honest reviews, and a strong cultural background, Rough Guides travel books bring more than 200 destinations to life. Visit RoughGuides.com to learn more.
Lonely Planet: The world´s number one travel guide publisher Lonely Planet´s Jordan is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Dive kaleidoscopic coral gardens in the Red Sea, channel Lawrence of Arabia and stay at a Bedouin camp at Wadi Rum, and watch the sun set over the honeycombed wonder of Petra - all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Jordan and begin your journey now! Inside Lonely Planet´s Jordan : Colour maps and images throughout Highlights and itineraries help you tailor your trip to your personal needs and interests Insider tips to save time and money and get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots Essential info at your fingertips - hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, prices Honest reviews for all budgets - eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, hidden gems that most guidebooks miss Cultural insights provide a richer, more rewarding travel experience - covering history, people, music, landscapes, wildlife, cuisine, politics Covers Amman, Jerash, Irbid & the Jordan Valley, Dead Sea Highway, Madaba & the King´s Highway, Petra, Aqaba, Wadi Rum & the Desert Highway, Azraq & the Eastern Desert Highway The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet´s Jordan is our most comprehensive guide to the country, and is designed to immerse you in the culture and help you discover the best sights and get off the beaten track. Travelling further afield? Check out Lonely Planet´s Middle East guide for a comprehensive look at all the region has to offer. About Lonely Planet: Lonely Planet is a leading travel media company and the world´s number one travel guidebook brand, providing both inspiring and trustworthy information for every kind of traveller since 1973. Over the past four decades, we´ve printed over 145 million guidebooks and grown a dedicated, passionate global community of travellers. You´ll also find our content online, and in mobile apps, video, 14 languages, nine international magazines, armchair and lifestyle books, ebooks, and more. ´Lonely Planet guides are, quite simply, like no other.´ - New York Times ´Lonely Planet. It´s on everyone´s bookshelves; it´s in every traveller´s hands. It´s on mobile phones. It´s on the Internet. It´s everywhere, and it´s telling entire generations of people how to travel the world.´ - Fairfax Media (Australia) Source: Nielsen BookScan: Australia, UK, USA, 5/2016-4/2017
A guide to treks and climbs in Wadi Rum, Jordan, one of the world?s leading desert climbing and trekking areas. The book includes thorough visiting information and an extensive selection of explorations, treks and climbs both trad and sport at all grades. Includes all massifs in Rum plus outlying areas.
The Rough Guide to Jordan:6th edition Matthew Teller
Jordan is an enticing, curious mix of new and old. From the glass-and-steel high rises of Amman to the goat hair tents of the Bedouin in Wadi Rum, this tiny country also abounds in ancient ruins. Petra is undisputedly the jewel in Jordan´s crown; a vast site of pink-tinged façades hewn into craggy rock faces. From floating in the Dead Sea to adventure activities in the desert, Footprint´s Handbook will help you make the most of Jordan´s highlights. Practicalities section with indispensable information on getting there and around. Highlights map and inspirational colour section, so you know what not to miss. Comprehensive, up-to-date listings of where to eat, sleep and relax. Detailed street maps for Amman, the main entry point for Jordan, as well as other key destinations From the shimmering blue blaze of world´s saltiest lake to the soft rose hues of Petra´s mighty Treasury, this concise Footprint Handbook will show you the the best of Jordan without weighing you down.
This guidebook to Jordan describes a variety of walks, treks, caves, climbs and canyons in this wonderful landscape, based around Pella, Ajloun, the Dead Sea Hills, Dana, Petra and Wadi Rum. Covers Jordan´s newly created nature reserves.
Treks and Climbs in Wadi Rum, Jordan:4th edition Tony Howard