Marco Polo Jordan: the Travel Guide with Insider Tips Experience all the attractions of Jordan with this up-to-date and authoritative guide, complete with 'Best Of' recommendations. You'll find hotels, restaurants and trendy places to go, as well as tips for shopping and getting by on a low budget. There are also ideas for those travelling with children and for active pursuits as well as a summary of the country's main festivals and events. Further sections include: Travel Tips, Food & Drink, Links, Blogs, Apps & more and index; useful too are the 'Perfect Route' and the handy folding pull-out map supplied in addition to the Road Atlas inside. Jordan is an attractive travel destination, so attractive that when the time comes you might not even want to go home - such is the yearning! With MARCO POLO Jordan experience world history in time-lapse, impressive natural wonders, fascinating landscapes. The practical, pocket-sized guide leads you into the great expanse and loneliness of the desert. In the coastal hills in the north of the country you'll feel the cool evening breeze on your skin. Or immerse yourself in the organised chaos of the metropolis of Amman.
You'll become addicted to the imaginative and tasty dishes served up in the stunning restaurants. Take a dip in the Dead Sea - or would you prefer the Red Sea? Enjoy the hospitality of the locals. Whatever you're doing, you'll be welcome in Jordan. The Insider Tips reveal where in Amman you can take a relaxing tea break and sample the most delicious biscuits, where you can enjoy a night under the stars with music and fairytales, where you can find Bedouin who'll let you into the secrets of their cuisine and where you can go climbing in the 'Grand Canyon' of Jordan. The 'Best Of' pages highlight some unique aspects of Jordan, recommend places to go for free, and have tips for what to do if it gets too hot outside and where you can relax and unwind. Panels in each chapter suggest things to do if you're on a tight budget and where you might pick up some real bargains. From the Old Testament to modern-day Amman, explore the biblical sites and the country's more recent history. The Perfect Route leads you to places you simply must see and experience, and in the Excursions & Tours you will discover Amman, follow the country's biblical trails and see rare natural wonders.
Diving, hiking and climbing - whether coral reefs or canyon landscapes, Jordan has plenty of exciting places to head for; the most important information with all the necessary contact details can be found in the Sports & Activities chapter. Finally the Dos & Don'ts reveal why you should keep your legs covered - and not just because of temperature changes. MARCO POLO Jordan provides comprehensive coverage of all parts of the country. To help you find your way around there's a detailed Road Atlas, a useful map of Amman in the cover, plus a separate pull-out map.