Typically, travelers visiting Jerash drive in from Amman, see the ruins, then return to Amman afterwards. This limits the travelers’ time to explore Jerash, and they miss out on other great opportunities. There are a number of places to stay near Jerash in order to get the most out of your time in this incredible site.
Olive Branch Hotel
Not far from Jerash and Ajloun is the Olive Branch Hotel which offers both hotel lodging and outdoor campsites. It is a great choice to stay if you plan to spend time exploring northern Jordan.
RSCN Cabins in the Ajloun Forest Reserve
The Royal Society for the Conservation of Nature (RSCN) is highly committed to the preservation of Jordan’s natural resources. They have cabins in the Ajloun Forest Reserve for visitors to stay in. Along with lodging, they offer guided hikes through the hill country of northern Jordan.
Homestays in Orjan Village
For those looking for a truly immersive experience, some local villages welcome travelers to stay with families. You can learn about their village, help prepare an authentic Jordanian dinner, and converse over tea, sharing about each other’s cultures. This is an eye-opening experience and helps travelers get to know the authentic Jordan through its most valuable resource: its people. Add this to your customized tour of Jordan.