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  • Writer's pictureAngelina Ly

The Ultimate Jordan Bucket List: 50 Things to See, Do, and Eat

When it comes to Jordan, there are so many things to see and do! This beautiful country is home to some of the most amazing sights in the world, as well as some delicious food and drinks. If you're looking to create an ultimate Jordan bucket list, you've come to the right place. In this blog post, I will share 50 must-see sights, activities, and foods that you simply cannot miss when visiting Jordan!

I've divided the bucket list items into three sections – places to see, things to do, and food & drink experiences – so you can easily find what interests you. Print it out, save it for later, or pin it so you can access it quickly. As you check each item off your list, enjoy your Jordan adventure!

1. Visit the ancient city of Petra

2. Go on a desert jeep ride in Wadi Rum Desert

3. Hike up to the Jordan Trail

4. Take a dip in the Dead Sea

5. Climb Mount Nebo for stunning views

6. Visit the Roman ruins at Jerash

7. Admire the mosaic floors at Madaba

8. Float in the therapeutic waters of Hammanat Al-Rasas

9. Explore the caves at Dana Biosphere Reserve

10. Taste authentic Mansaf, the national food of Jordan

11. Sip on some strong Jordan coffee in Amman

12. Hike to the top of Jabal Umm ad Dami for incredible views

13. Try your hand at sandboarding in Wadi Rum

14. Try Jordan's famous Arak liquor

15. Dig up some history on Jordan at the Umm Qais archaeological site

16. Take a look around Karak Castle

17. Stop by Lawrence's Spring in Wadi Rum

18. Explore Jordan's capital city, Amman

19. See the Treasury at Petra

20. Hike through canyons and gorges in Wadi Mujib

21. Discover Jordan's diverse wildlife at Azraq Wetland Reserve

22. Visit the King Abdullah Mosque

23. Take a camel ride through Wadi Rum

24. Learn about Jordan's rich history at the Jordan Museum

25. Visit the Ajloun Castle and learn about the epic crusades

26. Taste Jordan's traditional Zaarb

27. Get up close and personal with Jordan's wildlife at the Jordan Zoo in Amman

28. Cool off with a swim in one of Jordan's natural swimming pools

30. Visit Jordan's highest waterfall at Mujib Reserve

31. Taste some Maqluba - a Jordan classic dish!

32. Learn about Bedouin history at the Citadel

35. Hike up to the Monastery in Petra

36. Take a 4x4 tour led by a local Bedouin

37. Experience the Call to Prayer

38. Visit the market and get some toasted nuts

39. Practice your haggling skills at one of the many Souks in Amman

41. Go snorkeling in the Red Sea

42. Drink some freshly squeezed pomegranate juice

43. Stargaze in Jordan's clear night skies

44. Visit the Baptismal Site of Jesus Christ

45. Experience a traditional Hammam

46. Eat some knafeh - a Jordan dessert made with cheese and pastry

47. Check out the Rock-cut Nabataean tomb of Triclinium

48. See the Jordan Valley from the sky by taking a hot air balloon ride

49. Stroll through the narrow walkway of Al-Siq

50. Visit the Arch of Hadrian in Amman Jordan

I hope you enjoyed this Jordan bucket list! If you have any other suggestions of must-see sights, activities, or foods to add to the list, please share them in the comments below. Jordan is an incredible country with so much to offer, and I'm sure you'll have a wonderful time exploring everything it has to offer!

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