Vacationing with kids is never easy, you have to choose a destination that is family-friendly and a place that offers your kids enough to keep them talking for days! Jordan is all that and much more. There is no doubt that the country is a perfect blend of historical significance and fun activities, which makes it perfect for a family holiday! Here is a list of all those places that you can enjoy with your kids while holidaying in Jordan:
The Siq, Petra
If you’ve seen Indiana Jones, then it’s hard to miss this place. Petra is one of New7Wonders of the World , and for a good reason. The entry to this ‘Lost City’ through the Siq is a sight to behold. Made out of red and pink sandstone, the structures of this Nabataean city are marvelous and the Siq and the Al Khazneh stand out in particular. Plus, the horse rides are sure something that the kids would enjoy!
Timings: Summers: 6;00 a.m. to 4;00 p.m. Winters: 6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Entry Fees: 50 JD onwards (to enter Petra)
A Full Day Tour of Amman
Jordan’s capital is a historical paradise and a delight for all families. Although it isn’t possible to appreciate the beauty of Amman in one day, but you can still cover the important aspects of the city in that time. Start of by getting a beautiful view of the city from the Citadel, you can then go to the Roman Theatre & the Mosque. Your children are sure to love the Children’s Museum, so don’t forget that!
Timings: These sites usually open at 8:00 a.m.-9:00 a.m. and shut by 6:00 p.m.
Entry Fee: Depending on the place you’re visiting. Approx. 2-10 JD
Opening Days: All Days, except the Children Museum is closed on Tuesday.
Try New Delicacies
If you and your family love to try out scrumptious delights, then Jordan is just the right place for you. Jordan’s cuisine is not only tasty, but most of it isn’t too adventurous for kids to try out! Do divulge in the Mezze platter for a full sense of familial dinner. Try out the Hummus and Pita of course, along with main Jordanian dish, Mansaf. We’re sure you and your kids are going to lick your fingers after those wonderful delights!
Prices: Anything between 17-60 JD
Suggested Reads; Top Activities in Jordan
Go back into time with your kids and visit the sands of Wadi Rum. Not only are your kids going to love the desert safari and the camel ride, there is much more for them to explore. Dive into the Lawrence of Springs, explore the inscriptions and the Canyons and lastly, watch the sands of Arabia come alive during sunset. Wadi Rum definitely has a lot to offer families, don’t forget to book a one night stay here to enjoy the place fully!
Timings: 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Entry fee into Wadi Rum: 5 JD
Opening Days: All days
Explore the seas and the marine life of Jordan in Aqaba. Enjoy the marine life of the Red Sea while snorkeling and diving. You also have the option to experience the nocturnal creatures. We’re sure your children are going to love the beach and the moderate climate. You can also enjoy sailing and camping by the beach for an even more fun-filled experience. If you’re up for some street shopping then Aqaba is your stop, enjoy the streets of Aqaba that are filled up with souks and dive into that shopping experience.
If your kids have a fascination for all things Rome, then your visit to Jordan is incomplete without visiting Jerash. The city is as old as time, with the Jerash ruins flocking almost every part of it. A visit to the Oval Plaza, Hadrian’s Arch and the hippodrome will certainly make you feel like you’ve transported back to the Middle Ages. You can try some of those tasty Jordanian food items in Jerash, to enjoy your visit even more memorable.
Timings; 8:30 a.m. to 6;30 p.m.
Entry Fees: Anything between 5-15 JD
Opening Days: All
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