With day tours (star rides), the Nabatean Horse Tour, is also suitable for inexperienced
riders. Or maybe you love horse riding but hate camping in the great outdoors, also then this is a holiday made for you. You will enjoy daily horse riding tours in the area of Petra while
staying overnight at a hotel. It is a great adventure combined with abit of luxury.
This tour includes 3 days of horse riding in the mountains of Petra. Ride through narrow
canyons and wide valleys, and take in all the breathtaking views that surround you.
Arrival at the Queen Alia International Airport in Amman, our airport representative is waiting for you and will assist you with the visa procedures. Visa is not included and costs 40 JD per person. The airport rep will walk with you through customs, to the luggage hall and will bring you to the driver in the arrival hall. Our driver waits for you in the arrival hall with a name sign. Transfer to a 3* hotel in Madaba for check in and overnight including breakfast.
08.30 AM: after breakfast check out with your luggage and transfer to Wadi Rum (3.5 -4 hours drive) Our contact person will be waiting for you at the visitor centre of Wadi Rum. He will arrange the entry tickets of the protected area of Wadi Rum for you. Our jeep driver will take you in his jeep to start your half day jeep tour; you will see Lawrence spring, Khazali canyon, the inscriptions, sand dunes, Burdah and Um Froth Bridge. When you are hungry he will park in a shaded area and the chef will prepare a nice BBQ lunch for you.
After the jeep tour transfer to Petra for check in and overnight at a 3* hotel, including breakfast.
Our representative will walk with you to Petra, he will organize the entry tickets and a local guide for a 2-3 hours city tour. Don’t miss out on the hike to the Monastery or the High Place of Sacrifice. There are also 2 restaurants in Petra, a local one and the Basin Restaurant operated by 4* Crowne Plaza Hotel. You will also find lots of shops where you can buy water, drinks and souvenirs. Enjoy your day in Petra.
– You can participate in Petra Kitchen, cooking with local women led by a chef from 18.30 until 21.00 or a little later. The price includes 3 course meal/ menu to prepare with other guests and then to eat. Water, tea, coffee and soft drinks are included (alcohol is available but you need to pay extra for this).
– Visit a local Turkish bath for the use of the steam room, body scrub and soap.
– Petra by Night, only on Monday, Wednesday and Thursday evening from 8 pm – 10 pm
This morning after breakfast be ready in your horse riding gear. If you do not have a helmet, we can provide one at our stables. Take a bottle of water, sun cream and your camera with you. Our saddle blankets have pockets to take this along the ride.A driver will come to take you to the stable and we will select a good horse that suits you.
Starting from the stable we ride up the mountain. During the ride you will have the view of Petra, Bedouin Village, Ammarin Village and Little Petra. Lunch will be in an old deserted village; Al Hay. After lunch there is time to relax, then we continue our ride to explore the beautiful area around the village before we ride back to the stable.
Transfer back from the stable to the hotel for a free evening and overnight.
At 09.00 Today you will ride to the High Place of Sacrifice, you will see Petra from the top of these viewpoints. You will be riding in the mountain area and in here a lot of local Bedouins still live in Bedouin tents, maybe they even invite you for a cup of Bedouin tea!
Lunch will be prepared along the way. You will have stunning views over Petra and Wadi Araba.Overnight at a 3* hotel, including breakfast.
After breakfast at 09.00 am transfer to the stable. Today we ride down to the Beida area, from the viewpoint over Petra towards a natural spring and then we start making our way down the mountain towards Little Petra. We ride through narrow canyons and wide valleys. The route and the lunch location can vary depending on the weather conditions.
At the end of the ride, enjoy a cup of tea at the stable and say goodbye to the horses!
Enjoy your last evening in Petra. Overnight at a 3* hotel, including breakfast.
After breakfast transfer from Petra to Dead Sea, the lowest point on earth’s surface. You will drive via the stunning Wadi Araba road. At noon time you will arrive at your hotel at the Dead Sea and if possible you will check in early. Float in the salty waters, try out the famous healing mud and maybe even enjoy a pampering spa treatment. Overnight at a 4* hotel at the Dead Sea, including breakfast.
The driver will pick you up from the hotel 3 hours before the departure time of your flight, you need to check in 2 hours before departure and from Dead Sea to Amman airport is less than an hour drive.