Our journeys throughout the Middle East, North Africa, and Central Asia showcase a treasure trove of Aladdin-inspired adventures; hop a carpet and fly with us to explore them all.
Exotic Oman and Jordan are Middle Eastern countries brimming with culture, cuisine, and spellbinding natural delights. We have paired the two together on our Exotic Oman and Jordan journey to give you a taste of the best experiences across land, sea, and city.
North Africa and the Middle East have been ignored by travelers who feel cautious because of the recent negative press. We think it would be unfair to paint the whole region in a negative light when there are so many cultural gems waiting to be explored. The fact is, safe travel to the Middle East and North Africa is within easy reach with Ker & Downey. These are just four countries that we feel you should visit while the crowds are light.
Springtime brings warmer temperatures and often a welcome chance for many families to travel. Plan to spend Spring Break on a unique Ker & Downey journey, discovering corners of the world easy to access and wonderful experiences fit for the whole family. Culture and Wildlife | Paracas, Peru Ancient cultures abound in Peru and some of the most stunning pre-Incan evidence can be found in the region of Paracas. Just off the coast, discover marine wildlife at the Ballestas Islands, often called the “Little Galapagos.” Tented Adventure | Wadi Rum, Jordan Live like a Bedouin in the Wadi Rum, the […]
Wherever we go in the world, Ker & Downey strives to deliver the very best of a region to the elite traveler: cultural experiences, amazing atmosphere, historical destinations and customized luxury accommodations. Go above and beyond these goals in Jordan, where the influence of centuries of converging cultures has left a desert trail of majesty and intriguing natural sites begging to be glimpsed on your journey. Petra Treasury Travel to Jordan through the remains of early Christian villages, dating back to the 4th century, and many of them places you will recognize for your Bible: the mountains of Gilead, the […]
Jordan is a landlocked country bordered by Israel, the West Bank, Syria, Iraq and Saudi Arabia. Of note, there is no hostility between Muslims and Christians and the country is one of the most modern and liberalized in the region. Petra, a city in the southern part of the country is known as the fabled “rose red city, half as old as time.” It was the capital of the Nabataean kingdom around the 6th century BC. As one of the most important centers of trade and commerce, Petra flourished until a catastrophic earthquake destroyed most of the buildings and crippled […]