7 Days All Arabic Food
Jordan is a stunningly beautiful, small and diverse country with lovely people and delectable Arabic cuisine. Taste your way through the most amazing dishes
-Discover Arabic culture through its rich cuisine and street food.
-Taste the best olive oil, falafel, mansaf and learn the secrets of its producing.
-Visit farmhouses to find organic local products: olives, olive oil, honey, zaatar, sumaq and more.
-Learn cooking tricks in typical farmers and bedouin tents.
-Get an authentic lifestyle experience and feel like you’ve lived in Jordan your whole life.
Get an authentic taste of Arabic food on this journey through some of the country’s most famous cousin regions.
Meander through Iraqi aromatic dishes; take to the streets of Amman to sample some of the city’s local specialties; indulge in fresh falafel on the streets; and take to the desert of Wadi Rum on a zarb experience to experience a delightful culinary heritage that goes back thousands of years. If you’re after cultural richness, authentic experiences and flavoursome food that’s tinged with fiesta, then this Real Food Adventure is for you.
Spend a fabulous week discovering the sights, sounds and flavors of Jordan. From ajloun to Petra via the ethereal beauty of Wadi Rum and its mountains to the bustling markets of Amman, experience the very best Lebanese, Syrian, Iraqi food, the beautiful sight of the Petra the rose city and the delightful taste of Jordanian traditional cuisine in Wadi Rum and Ajloun.
Explore the desert scene of Wadi Rum and spend time exploring its attractions and living the Bedouin experience. With a taste of Jordanian history and the chance to cook up mansaf yourself, this unforgettable journey will take you to the cultural and gastronomic heart of Jordan and arabic food.
This trip aims to give you an exciting, diverse and well-rounded experience of all Arabic cuisine. While we endeavor to cater for specific dietary requirements, some meals and food activities are set in advance and may be difficult to adjust. In many countries, dietary restrictions are not common or well understood. If you have dietary requirements, please advise us at time of booking to receive information on how this may impact on your ability to take part in included activities and meals. Come with an open mind and open mouth, and you won’t be disappointed. Jordan’s climate is hot and dry in the summer. Wear loose clothing and make sure you stay hydrated, especially while out on walking tours.
Amman: Amman is the capital of Jordan, we will visit the most important souks and attractions.
Ajloun: a hilly town in the north of Jordan, located 76 north west of Amman. It is noted for its impressive ruins of the 12th-century Ajloun Castle.
Petra: the famous rose city of the Nabataean kingdom.
Enjoy the magical city with it’s rose colored stone, the big carved buildings, and the hidden secrets in it’s details.
Wadi Rum: Discover the desserts most important adventure sites, massive mountains, Bedouin life style
Departure TimePlease arrive by 9:15 AM for a prompt departure at 9:30 AM.
Dress CodeCasual. Comfortable athletic clothing, hiking shoes, hat and warm jacket.
Not IncludedAll Museum TicketsTypical Souvenir
Day 1: Airport Amman, Iraqi and Gulf food
Day 2: Amman Lebanese and Syrian food and Jordanian cooking class
Day 3: Ajloun Jordanian and Palestinian food in farmers houses
Day 5: Wadi Rum and bedouin zarb experience
Day 6: Amman Jordanian and arabic food
Day 7: Free time
Important noteAll Intrepid group trips are accompanied by one of our group leaders. The aim of the group leader is to take the hassle out of your travels and to help you have the best trip possible. You can expect your Intrepid Food Adventures group leader to be passionate about the local food scene and keen to share their insider knowledge on the best authentic local food and drink experiences throughout your trip. Your leader will provide information on the places you are traveling through, offer suggestions for things to do and see, recommend great local eating venues, and introduce you to our local friends. While not being guides in the traditional sense you can expect them to have a broad general knowledge of the places visited on the trip, including historical, cultural, religious, and social aspects. At Intrepid we aim to support local guides who have specialized knowledge of the regions we visit. If you were interested in delving deeper into the local culture at a specific site or location then your leader can recommend a local guide service in most of the main destinations of your trip.
- Amman sightseeing
- Ajloun Castle sightseeing
- Meals with local families
- All meals in restaurants
- Wadi Rum Jeep tour
- Cooking classes
Health, Hygiene and SafetyAll of jonavigators staff is already fully vaccinated and they get tested constantly. Cleaning Uses cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus. Linens, towels and laundry washed in line with local authority guidelines. Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays. The accommodation partners we work with follow the guidelines of local authorities. Equipment for activities is disinfected before and/or after use. Physical distancing Cashless payment available. Drivers, guides and staff maintain a distance from the clients at all times possible. Activities take place outside mostly. Safety features Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by the local government. Hand sanitizer available in guest rooms, vehicles and key areas. First aid kit available. A room is available to isolate suspected or infected COVID-19 patients. Protective masks are available for all staff.
Things to do (optional)
- Day 4
- Petra by night ( it's working 3 days a week, depends on what day you arrive to Petra)
- Horseback riding
- Day 5
- Hot air balloon
- Extended jeep tour
- Star gazing at astronomy Wadi Rum
- Airport meet and assist
- Airport pick up
- Private new vehicle with driver - AC - WiFi
- Accommodation in all mentioned places
- Wadi Rum jeep tour
- Airport drop off
What's not included
- Any personal expenses or gifts
- Petra by night
- Any extra activities in Wadi Rum