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Submitted on Jan 08, 2019 Useful Info

How to prepare for a trip to Jordan.

Before you embark on your journey to Jordan, there are a few things that you need to understand about the country as a whole.

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  • Jordan is a small country located in the Middle East.
  • The climate there is mostly hot and wet.
  • Carry clothes made of light and skin-friendly fabrics due to the heat.
  • In case you intend to go backpacking and exposing yourself to a lot of sun, it is advisable that you have your sunscreen with you.
  • Jordan is an Islamic country, however, wearing a Hijab(headscarf for women) is mostly not mandatory but if you want to experience the full culture a hijab is welcomed.
  • Carry a bottle of water with you to help you survive the intense heat.
  • If possible, only drink bottled water while there.
  • Always keep yourself dehydrated while in Jordan.
  • You can carry open light shoes to reduce the heat that your feet might experience in Jordan.
  • The locals also prefer open shoes to closed ones.
  • Sunglasses can also be a valued addition to the trip inventory to help you with the intense
  • Alcohol is not illegal although it is quite expensive.
  • The average expenditure per day when in Jordan is about 10 JOD however with 25 JOD you can enjoy better accommodation and better amenities.
  • The local cuisine is really good and also friendly on vegans as well.

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  • Wi-Fi is available in most hotels and buildings.
  • There's a couple of ways someone's can use to communicate back home including
  1. International voice and video calls.
  2. Emails.
  3. Sending direct messages via social media platforms.
  4. Whatsapp.