Voyage to one of the world's great wonders
The warm, tranquil waters of the Red Sea are perfect for the growth of corals, and the masses of brilliantly colored fish that live amongst them, making Aqaba a prime attraction for snorkelers and divers. Inland is a vast desert of stark beauty that entranced Lawrence of Arabia when he headquartered in its empty canyons during WWI.
Even more awe-inspiring is the ancient city of Petra, carved into dusty pink rock by the Nabateans more than 2,000 years ago. Entering through a long narrow stone passage, you’ll come suddenly upon the massive façade of the Treasury and stop dead in your tracks, mouth agape. “Wow” doesn’t begin to cover it.Download An Explorer Guide +
Aqaba (Petra), Jordan Highlights
Featured Aqaba (Petra), Jordan
Featured Blogs Related To
Aqaba (Petra), Jordan
Mediterranean Movie Magic
Since the early days of the movie industry, the Mediterranean has been a popular destination for filmmakers. And we can’t say we blame them. From the...
The Coolest UNESCO World Heritage Sites Around the World
Why do you travel? To see natural landscapes that will make your jaw drop. To witness historic ruins that have been miraculously preserved. To contemplate...