Amman, Jordan Travel Guide

Last Updated: Jan 2024

Jordan is becoming one of the world’s hot new destinations, and even though Amman itself isn’t the main attraction, it’s getting many new visitors every year. The city is often used as a staging ground to see Petra and Wadi Rum, among other things, but it’s also pleasant enough with pretty good weather, and generally cheap by international standards.

Amman Facts

Population 2,000,000
Area 2,000,000
Timezone UTC+2
Currency Jordanian dinar
Airports Queen Alia International Airport (AMM)

Where to eat and drink in Amman

Budget breakfastIf your hotel doesn't include a breakfast you should have little trouble finding a local breakfast for cheap nearby.$1.41 - $4.23
Budget lunchAs long as you go for the local favorites like falafel and hummus you can eat well for very little. $2.82 - $7.04
Budget dinnerSitting down in a proper restaurant brings a huge range in prices, so avoid touristy places for best value.$5.63 - $9.86
Beer (pint)Alcohol is widely available in Amman, but it's never cheap.$5.63 - $8.45
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When to visit Amman

Temperature and rainfall

Month High F Low F Precip (inches)

Amman Weather advice

Sunrise and sunset

21 Mar5:39am5:48pm
21 Jun5:31am7:45pm
21 Sep6:24am6:35pm
21 Dec6:32am4:36pm

Where to stay in Amman

Amman Hotel Seasons

Amman Hotel Prices

Rating Price(USD)
starstarstarstarstar12.00 - 25.00
starstarstarstarstar37.00 - 65.00
starstarstarstarstar46.00 - 111.00
starstarstarstarstar76.00 - 163.00
starstarstarstarstar115.00 - 302.00
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Amman Hostel Prices

Type Price(USD)
Hostel Bed7.00 - 12.00

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