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Lonely Planet Jordan 5TH Editionby Anthony Ham
Synopses & Reviews
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.
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 Organized '" tips on border crossings, Internet access, digital photography and transport routes
This guide to Jordan features: the low-down on outdoor activities, including swimming in the Dead Sea; expanded coverage of major sights; coverage of archaeological sights; an Arabic language chapter; and advice on the best places to stay and eat on any budget.
-- the lowdown on outdoor activities, including desert hiking and diving & snorkelling
-- expanded coverage of major sights including Jerash, Petra and Wadi Rum
-- detailed coverage of archaeological sites, including an illustrated section on biblical Jordan
-- up-to-date advice on the best places to stay and eat on any budget
-- helpful Arabic language chapter, plus Arabic script throughout
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