The Treasure Hunt On The Way From Amman To The Dead Sea

As the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan encounters an enduring increment in the number of foreign guests, it has been opening up its rich and changing field with new highways, including the dazzling Dead Sea road that was finished in 1995, stretching out right to Aqaba. The outing from Amman to the Dead Sea should effortlessly be possible in a day, with an aggregate of around four and a half long periods of driving, yet a night in Kerak is an appealing alternative.

Dead Sea

The scenic beauty that welcomes you

From Amman, the hills move down similarly as they do from Jerusalem, and the Dead Sea first comes into view as a pale fog at the base of a distant plain. After the underlying dive, you need to turn south on the two-path roadway that pursues the shoreline. The brilliant day will transform the ocean into a trove of turquoise conceals.

Presently as you are at the base of those very precipices, looking west toward the Judean Mountains, which ascend in steely-tinted tones of beige under the mottled shadows of passing mists. The road sways skimming gently around the precipice base, as you proceeded towards the south.

The treasures that wait for exploration

About 90 minutes in the wake of leaving Amman, you will mostly be down to the coast and halt at the outlet of the acclaimed Wadi Mujib, its dark red dividers angling abruptly overhead. Wadi Mujib, the scriptural Arnon River, has for a considerable length of time been a significant fascination on the eastern shoreline of the Dead Sea, yet its outlet to the ocean has not been approachable since vessel travel stopped a few years prior, with the downturn of the lake.


The new road has brought the crossroads into view recently, and despite the fact that the sensational gathering of gorge and lake has been reduced by the separation that currently isolates the canyon dividers from the Dead Sea profundities, Wadi Mujib still has the ability to intrigue. Explorers are cautioned not to wander in excess of an exceptionally short separation into the gorge, since streak floods are a risk, yet a concise stroll between the canyons’ relentless flanks offers a trace of the magnificence that you can affirm when you move toward it from above and slid to its profundities.

At each bend in the serpentine road, you turn and you will be startled that the Dead Sea, framed by the precariously sloping walls, is never out of view, despite the distance and height. Broad green fields far below will set against the dusky brown of the Lisam, once a peninsula in the Dead Sea, but now an expanse of salty cliffs. The luxuriant royal blue of the water stretched to the north, finally obscured by the diaphanous haze with which it melded.

The road brings in front of you the magnificence and beauty of the surrounding. You will enjoy your rise and the local guide will constantly be explaining to you about the places that you pass. It is an amazing journey and will be part of your memory for quite some time. Furthermore, reputed tour operators take utmost care so that you have a comfortable, safe and pleasant journey.

You can start your return to Amman along the old King’s Highway, referenced in the Book of Numbers (20:17-18) as the course Moses was rejected the consent to go by the country of Edom. This dazzling two-hour ride is along a two-path road concealed on either side by lines of Sonoba trees, all comparably bowed at the midsection from long periods of solid westerly breezes. Goats and sheep swarm over the road; it is plainly their domain. The area is wealthy in archeological destinations, huge numbers of whose names are not regularly known. You may have never known about Araba, on the stretch of the road among Kerak and the upper segment of Wadi Mujib.

Moving out the opposite side of Wadi Mujib, you can make a beeline for Madaba, the road set apart by towns or communities each couple of miles. There was not really a wave on the land, as farms spread out on the two sides. Just 10 percent of Jordan is arable; however, one could never get it from this lavish scene.

Instead of continuing towards Amman, you can travel towards Madaba and travel an additional 20 miles west, back toward the Dead Sea, to the underground aquifers of Zarqa Ma’in, pined for since relic and commended by any semblance of the Roman student of history Pliny for their restorative characteristics.

Places to stay and eat

The city of Amman has experienced a tremendous development spurt over a recent couple of years, and there are various wonderful and respectably estimated hotels, just as Western-style chains, for example, Marriott and Inter-Continental.

You can stay at al-Qasr, an exquisite hotel close to the new Shmeisani shopping district. Rates are affordable and services excellent.

Jabri Take-Away, Restaurant and Sweet Shop, in the Shmeisani district behind the Arab Bank headquarters, around a 10-minute stroll from the hotel, have basic, fantastic, and sensibly valued nourishment, You cannot expect to have alcohol at the restaurant. The sweet shop is on the ground floor and is a place to have the best of desserts after a sumptuous dinner.

Jordan Private Tours and Travel is the ideal tour operator that you can rely on to have the best of exploration in Jordan. They customize their tours according to your desire and their local guides guide you at the places of tourist interests. Call at +962-79-5022001 to have a word with their tour specialists.

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