Jordan vaccinations: which ones do you need?

Are you travelling to Jordan soon? Please read our travel advice and prepare your trip well. We recommend certain vaccinations for Jordan, although in most cases these are not mandatory. Which specific vaccinations you require, is determined by the places you plan to visit and the duration of your stay in this beautiful kingdom.

Jordan lies in the Middle East. The country has borders with several countries, including Israel, Iraq and Saudi Arabia. The climate in Jordan is dominated by the country’s desert landscape. Besides this arid desert climate, Jordan has a warm Mediterranean climate in the highlands above the Jordan Valley and the mountains of the Dead Sea. The best times to travel to Jordan are spring and autumn. Then you avoid the summer heat and the cold winters. Jordan has plenty to offer for adventurous holidays: beautiful rock formations and waterfalls; valleys carved by rivers, and vast desert landscapes. Also, you can spot unique species such as the Oryx, wild donkeys and the Nubian ibex, or you can follow the ancient trade route: the King’s Highway. Ultimately, the capital Amman and the Dead Sea are well worth a visit.

Whatever you plan to do whilst on holiday in Jordan, always take into account the risk of diseases and protect yourself against the fierce sunlight. Malaria does not occur in Jordan. Our KLM Health Services experts gladly tell you which vaccinations you require for Jordan and what else you can do to minimize health risks during your stay. Click here to make an appointment with one of our nurses.

Jordan vaccinations: the most common risks

In Jordan, various (tropical) diseases are prevalent to which you are likely not resistant. The right vaccines can protect you against these. Please view our list of the most common health risks and diseases in Jordan and read which specific vaccinations you require.

DTP

Vaccination against DTP is recommended for all travelers to this country.

Hepatitis A

Vaccination against hepatitis A is recommended for all travelers to this country.

Hepatitis B

Vaccination against hepatitis B depends on your personal situation. Please contact KLM Health Services for a personal advice.

Rabies

Vaccination depends on your personal situation. In this country mammals could be infected with Rabies. Avoid contact with mammals. Please contact KLM Health Services for good and personal advice.

Schistosomiasis

In this country Schistosomiasis is prevalent. Please contact KLM Health Services for personal advice.

Yellow Fever - compulsory from Yellow Fever area

In this country Yellow Fever is prevalent. There is a potential risk for travellers. Vaccination is recommended. Vaccination is possibly COMPULSORY when traveling from a Yellow Fever area. Please contact KLM Health Services to discuss or vaccination applies to you.

Yellow Fever - possibly recommended

In this country Yellow Fever is not prevalent. However, when you’re traveling FROM a Yellow fever area vaccination can be COMPULSORY. Please contact KLM Health Services to discuss or vaccination applies to you.

A healthy trip to Jordan: prepare for your trip with our tips

Make your trip to Jordan as pleasant as possible and avoid unexpected surprises. Below you will find helpful tips and tricks to prepare yourself for your journey.

Our KLM Health Services’ Doctor Connect service allows your to contact a KLM Health Services expert 24/7, either by telephone, text message or WhatsApp. Not only in case of emergency but also if you have doubts. Subscribe to Doctor Connect.

Seemingly innocent things such as food, water and bright sunlight can pose a risk to your health during your travels. Want to know what measures you can take to reduce these health risks? Please read our travel tips.

The Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs travel advice helps you prepare for safety risks during your stay abroad. The travel advice, for example, tells you which regions are safe and to which regions you should not travel. Sometimes there are security risks. If this is the case, please be alert or, preferably only travel to the country concerned if genuinely necessary.

The Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs has set up a central telephone number for travellers, which can be reached 24/7. Please call: +31 247 247 247.

Schedule a vaccination for Jordan? Make an appointment!

Please make an appointment online for your Jordan vaccinations. An overview of our branches can be found here. Do you have any other questions about immunisations for Jordan? Please feel free to contact us via 0900 109 109 6 (€1,00 per call) or send an email to travelclinic@klm.com. You can also visit our frequently asked questions page.

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