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Handcrafted Private Tours - Connecting you Deeper to Jordan. Engaging Cultures Travel Jordan is a socially conscious tour operator with a passion to connect foreigners & locals. We create authentic travel experiences in order to enrich people’s...more
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Um Uthaina, Amman 11821, Jordan
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We worked with this company for our trip to Jordan and Israel. Not only did they arrange our camel trek in Petra, but all of our 10 days in both countries, as well as day trips to Palestine. Firstly, the camel trek and hike is...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank juliecheverri
Reviewed 7 December 2018

From my initial contact with the team until the very last day, everything was fantastic. I traveled for 9 days in Jordan with Engaging Cultures and I wouldn't have it any other way. The itinerary was well-executed, seamless but also very flexible. I traveled as...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 5 December 2018

We really enjoyed our overview of Jordan. We toured Jerash, stayed with a local family for 3 nights, spent two days at Petra and especially enjoyed the 2nd day with a two hour camel ride then a hike into the Monastery. Spent 3 days with...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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eculturesdaniel, Owner at Engaging Cultures Travel - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 December 2018

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review about your Jordan holiday! We're so glad you were able to experience Jordan and have experiences away from the tourist crowd and with the wonderful people of Jordan. Thanks for traveling with us and we'd...More

Reviewed 24 November 2018

Engaging Cultures came recommended to me by a travel agent I had been in touch with in regard to another trip, and I am so glad they organised my 15 day stay in Jordan. The destinations and activity that were included were absolutely perfect and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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eculturesdaniel, Owner at Engaging Cultures Travel - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 December 2018

Thank you stopping by and leaving your review. Your review is going to be very helpful for future travelers like yourself. Thank you also for traveling and living out the values of responsible tourism. We'll definitely pass on your experience and comments to our friends...More

Reviewed 5 November 2018

Engaging Cultures organised a bespoke tour for us based on our initial research of what we wanted to do in Jordan (other companies we approached simply tried to slot us in to their standard offerings). They were very responsive and patient about our various questions...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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eculturesdaniel, Owner at Engaging Cultures Travel - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 December 2018

Thank you! We're thrilled you had a wonderful visit to Jordan and one of the best holidays you've had! We'll let everyone involved know about your experience. They will enjoy hearing from you. We love that you were able to connect to the wonderful people...More

Reviewed 27 October 2018

I took my parents on a visit to Petra and we had a great time with everything arranged by Engaging Cultures. The back hike entrance to Petra was a good option for my parents who would have struggled some with the front entrance because of...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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eculturesdaniel, Owner at Engaging Cultures Travel - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 December 2018

Thanks for sharing your experience with us and other travelers! We are thrilled to hear from you and hear about your experience in Petra with the Camel Trek and Back Hike entrance. It's our favorite way to enter and experience Petra! Thanks again for traveling...More

Reviewed 25 October 2018

We are delighted to have found a travel operator whose ethos is to provide a deeper travel experience than the skimming of the surface you get with a package or maybe by yourself through lack of knowledge or access. Jaime worked patiently with us to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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eculturesdaniel, Owner at Engaging Cultures Travel - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 December 2018

It absolutely thrills us to hear you had an unforgettable experience in Jordan. We loved having your family here and love that you travel with similar ethos and values of responsible tourism. We'll pass on your comments to Jaime and all involved. We'll look forward...More

Reviewed 20 April 2018 via mobile

Finally we have had time to recoup and reflect back on our trip in March 2018 (our family of two adults and two boys aged 6 & 7). Jordan has been the most profound journey we have had to date. Perhaps because we were totally...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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eculturesdaniel, Owner at Engaging Cultures Travel - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 28 May 2018

We loved having your family and love how you travel. We look forward to having more people like you to dive deeper into Jordan and ultimately the world around them through travel. Thank you for the review and recommendation, we are thrilled to hear about...More

Reviewed 19 March 2018

I found Engaging Cultures recommended in Lonely Planet. I sent an e-mail advising that we were a widely-travelled Canadian couple in our 60's who enjoy walking and we'd like to do a two-week private tour in Jordan. Within two days Jaime had a complete suggested...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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eculturesdaniel, Owner at Engaging Cultures Travel - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 28 May 2018

Leroy, we loved reading your review and thank for sharing. We're thrilled to hear about your experience with the country and engaging with it's people. Thank you for traveling with respect, and shared values of diving deeper into the world around us and allowing travel...More

Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

Our entire family absolutely LOVED this trip and sleep-over in the desert! Our children (aged 2, 4 and 6) loved the tea (!), sitting in the Hilux, the sleepover (even though it was very cold) in the bedouincamp, the people and our guide; we absolutely...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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eculturesdaniel, Owner at Engaging Cultures Travel - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 28 May 2018

Tea is often the highlight :). Thank you for the review and taking the time to let us and other travelers know about your experience. We hope to serve you again soon! Travel deeper, The Engaging Cultures Travel team.

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roziemohamed
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Response from eculturesdaniel | Property representative |
Hi Rozie, we'd be happy to help. The highlights are downtown Amman, Roman Citadel, Roman Theater, Fruit Market, and local restaurants downtown. Jerash is an impressive site (some of the most preserved ruins in the Middle... More
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