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Independent travel or Join a tour

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Independent travel or Join a tour

Hello --

Seems like it's hard to explore Jordan using public transport. Would you guys suggest to join a tour? Or independent travel between towns and sights still possible to do?

Thank you!

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1. Re: Independent travel or Join a tour


It totally depend on your budget and how many days your in Jordan.

We did a tour with Desert Paramours in Oct, 2011. The good thing was it was just me and my husband, not with a group.

But, we had an amazing time with them, very nice and accommodating group of people.

Do let me know if you need more information.

Hope you find information helpful.


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We (4 adults) traveled around Jordan with a driver and at various sites used local guides. Our tour was booked with Jordan Direct (also known as Jordan Select). We were very happy with the whole set-up. You can read more about our tour in my post below://www.tripadvisor.com/ShowTopic-g293985-i2131-k4304269-Jordan_Tour_Guide-Jordan.html. I think it really depends upon how much you want to spend. I do think it would be entirely possible to rent a car and drive around yourself; the roads and signage are very good. If you have any questions, feel free to send me a private message.

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3. Re: Independent travel or Join a tour

Not hard to do public transport in Jordan, and it saves a lot of money. Also, you get to move at your own pace and take your time if some place captures your imagination and you want to stay longer.

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4. Re: Independent travel or Join a tour

Thanks everyone for all the recommendations!!

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