Lonely Planet Publications. Ancient cities, desert landscapes and the most intriguing sea in the world: Lonely Planet's Jordan covers them all. But venture beyond Petra, Wadi Rum and the Dead Sea for activities coverage you won't find in any other guidebook. Hiking, scrambling, rock climbing, camel trekking, 4WD excursions - there's more adventure here than Lawrence of Arabia had time for. Instant updates! Prices change, places close, cafes turn into poker dens. Keep up to the minute with our latest guidebook updates on the Thorn Tree. PETRA IN DEPTH - highlights, hiking routes and how to get off the beaten path. ECOTOURISM OPTIONS - extensive coverage of the flagship Dana Nature Reserve, plus hints on how to spend your money to make a difference. RELAX like Cleopatra and Herod the Great, who knew a great Dead Sea spa treatment when they saw it. SLEEP UNDER THE STARS and experience legendary Bedouin hospitality, or opt for roofed comfort: every accommodation review packed with opinion. GET ORGANISED - tips on border crossings, Internet access, digital photography and transport routes.
Interlink Publishing. 364 pages. Size 5?"x8?" Includes over 200 full-color photographs, plus maps, and provides a comprehensive and detailed description of the country together with all the essential data that tourists, business visitors, or students are likely to require. From Old Testament characters, such as Solomon, to the present Royal House of Jordan, this is a land where the dramatic echoes of history ring out. The Spectrum Guide recaptures the beauty of Jordan with numerous full-color photographs, and is the most comprehensive and visitor-friendly guide to this nation.