The Best Luxury Experiences in Amman, Jordan

Treat yourself to the quality food, wine and spa facilities in Amman
Treat yourself to the quality food, wine and spa facilities in Amman | © Punnawit Suwuttananun / Getty Images

Amman has a few experiences that require a little more effort to discover than others, but a visit to the city isn’t complete without taking in at least a few of them. Culture Trip’s curated list of luxury experiences in Amman will help you to enjoy the city and its surroundings in style.

As the capital and largest city in the country, Amman is Jordan’s cultural centre. Although a relatively young city in the Middle East, it’s also the home of some fascinating ancient ruins and landmarks. While visitors often use Amman as a pit stop on the way to Petra or the Dead Sea, this destination has a lot to offer of its own.

A great place to indulge in some good food, wine and pampering, Amman has a range of experiences to discover, from spas, vineyards and wine tasting, to private street food experiences and VIP travel. These recommendations have been handpicked so you can enjoy your visit just that little bit more.

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ClassJR Tours - The Vineyard Experience
From $150 per person
7 hours

We’re at the golden age of winemaking and are barely scratching the surface of its potential. Our wine gape vines grow in the Black Desert, one that covers 55,000 square kilometres (21,000 square miles) of basaltic plateau.The desert’s nurturing abilities are vast, making it possible to give life to 45 different grape varieties from Spain, France, Italy and Germany. The water our vines live on is sourced from aquifers 800 metres (2,600 feet) deep. With over 305 days of sun a year, a truly unique wine is produced.On this tour you will get to witness the Mafraq Plateu of Jordan, enjoy wine tasting on the Promenade located at the centre of our 110-hectare (270 acre) vineyard with a walk between the vines, and then a light lunch at our guest house with more wine, music and breathtaking views. Every tour has a special theme based on the season.See how we’re making history and support our mission of putting Jordan on the world’s wine map.

ToursPrivate Street Food and Walking Tour Amman Downtown
From $127 per person
5 hours
5 (1)

Our tour gives you a chance to see the historical sites in downtown Amman and taste some of the popular dishes. You are directed through the hustle and bustle of Al Balad, enjoy the atmosphere, indulge in the food culture and mingle with the locals. We’ll pick you up from any location in Amman, so joining the tour is hassle-free.

ClassWine Tasting Experience
From $24 per person
2 hours

JR The Wine Experience allows you to discover more than 40 international handpicked grape varieties that are especially crafted for you into more than 20 types of wine and produced from one of the most distinctive landscapes in the world, the basalt desert of Jordan.JR The Wine Experience is the first wine tasting experience in Jordan and is the destination for wine enthusiasts to sense the taste of this heritage and glimpse into the winemaking industry.With the great music, events, the mouth-watering nibbles, we’re creating memories, making today and every day a celebration that deserves the toast of a great wine.

Tours3-Day Private Tour From Amman: Petra, Wadi Rum, Dana, Aqaba, and Dead Sea
From $481 per person
3 days
4.8 (13)

This is a three-day tour private tour for one to seven people to Mount Nebo, Dana Nature Reserve, Al-Shobak Castle, Petra and Little Petra, Wadi Rum, Gulf of Aqaba on the Red Sea and the Dead Sea. Start the first day from Amman, toward Dana Nature reserve (where there will be a quick stop for photos), and continue to Al-Shobak Castle, then Little Petra, and end the day at your hotel in Wadi Mousa. Early the next day visit Petra until 4pm (in the winter 2pm), to exploring the main parts of the city. Then head to Wadi Rum and spend the night, explore the valley by a Bedouin Jeep tour for two hours. On the final day travel to Aqaba (in the south-western corner of Jordan) then to the Dead Sea through the Rift Valley highway. Aqaba on the Red Sea is skipped during winter season (November to March).

ToursPrivate Day Trip to Jerash, Umm Qais and Ajloun Castle From Amman
From $118 per person
10 hours
5 (4)

Jerash, Ajloun Castle, and the ancient ruins of Gadara (Umm Qais) are not-to-be-missed sites while touring Jordan, and with our tour you will be escorted by an English-speaking driver. See all three locations in one day during this comprehensive sightseeing tour by private, air-conditioned vehicle.