Thanks to everyone who participated in our “Highlights of Jordan Week” (April 21–27). In co-operation with ‘Visit Jordan‘, we’ll announce the winner of the adventure of a lifetime in an upcoming post right here on the Looptail—and on Twitter and Facebook. Stay tuned!
Between the Red Sea and the Dead Sea, the historical city of Petra stands half carved into stone. It has been named as one of the new Seven Wonders of the world and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. There is usually one image which people think about when calling Petra to mind, and that is the Treasury Building.
While the Treasury Building is the most well preserved of the carved structures in Petra, there is a lot more to the location. You can spend a full day exploring. Not only is the area expansive, there is a lot of vertical distance to climb. Here are a selection of images from my time exploring this beautiful area:
G Adventures runs a number of departures to Jordan encompassing a wide range of departure dates and activities to cater for different tastes. We’re thrilled at the prospect of showing you this enchanting country as you’ve never seen it — check out our small group trips to Jordan here.