2 Wheels Cycling Adventure

2 Wheels Cycling Tour Details

Day 1: Queen Alia International Airport – Amman Hotel

Arrival at the Queen Alia International Airport in Amman, our airport representative will wait for you before the immigration desk holding a sign with your name and will assist you with the visa procedures (please don’t miss him or proceed without him). Our airport representative will walk you through customs and to the luggage hall, then you will be transferred to your hotel in Amman for an overnight stay.

Day 2: Amman Hotel – Amman City Tour (Citadel + Roman Theater) – Madaba – Mt. Nebo – Dead Sea Hotel

After breakfast, tour the city of Amman. First, visit the Citadel with beautiful views over Amman City. It is an archeological site located on top of Jebel Al Qala’a at the center of downtown. This historic site comprises a 1700-meter wall that dates back to the Bronze Age, the iconic Temple of Hercules, and the Umayyad Palace. Then, continue to the Roman Theatre, located in the heart of the city. This magnificently restored theatre is the most obvious and impressive remnant of Roman Philadelphia and is the highlight of Amman for most foreign visitors. The theatre itself is cut into the northern side of a hill and has a seating capacity of 6000. Afterwards, drive to Madaba to explore the city. First top will be St. George Church in Madaba. Here you will view the Madaba Map, also known as the Madaba Mosaic Map, a part of a floor mosaic in the early Byzantine church. Continue to Mt. Nebo, where Moses viewed the Promised Land. Enjoy a lunch at Mazayyen Restaurant in Mt. Nebo. You will find your bikes in Mt. Nebo. After lunch, start cycling towards the lowest point on earth’s surface: the Dead Sea. Transfer to your hotel in Dead Sea for an overnight stay.

Biking Distance: 30 km | Duration: 3 hours | Type: Downhill

Day 3: Dead Sea Hotel – Mujib – Petra Hotel

After breakfast, your luggage will be picked up by a vehicle to be transferred to your hotel in Petra while you start biking towards Wadi Mujib. Wadi Mujib spans across 70 kilometers of valleys, towns, and mountains. It begins at the Desert Highway and ends at the opening of the iconic Dead Sea. The canyon itself is an impressive 4 kilometers wide and one kilometer tall. Stop and have lunch at the Wadi Mujib nature reserve. Lunch boxes will be arranged in advance. Afterwards, transfer to Petra via The King’s Highway for an overnight stay.

Biking Distance: 40 km | Duration: 3-4 hours | Type: Uphill and Downhill

Day 4: Petra Hotel – Shobak Castle – Little Petra – Petra Hotel

After breakfast, join the cycling team to bike around Shobak Castle. Continue biking to Little Petra. Little Petra is an ancient archaeological site located a few kilometers north of the World UNESCO site of Petra. There you visit the rock tombs, cisterns, frescoes and get the first impression of the unique Nabatean architecture. An amazing site with open area for cycling with excellent views. Stop and have lunch along the way. Lunch boxes will be provided in advance. After lunch and exploring Little Petra, meet your driver and transfer back to your hotel in Petra for an overnight stay.

Biking Distance: 37 km | Duration: 4-5 hours | Type: Uphill and Downhill

Optional activities for tonight: Petra by Night (every Monday, Wednesday and Thursday evening), Petra Kitchen cooking course, local Turkish Bath.

Day 5: Petra Hotel – Petra Visit – Petra Hotel

After breakfast, visit Petra, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Also known as one of the seven wonders of the world. Petra was carved out of the rocky southern Jordanian desert by the Nabateans over 2000 years ago. What was then the capital of the Nabatean Kingdom, Petra was lost for 2000 years until it was rediscovered 200 years ago by a Swedish explorer. Over the past 200 years, more and more of Petra has been uncovered, and more treasures are still being uncovered to this day. Ending the day with an overnight stay in Petra.

Day 6: Petra Hotel – Taybeh- Delagha – Wadi Araba – Wadi Rum Camp

After breakfast at the hotel, your luggage will be picked up by a vehicle to be transferred to your hotel in Wadi Rum. Transfer to Taybeh and start your cycling tour toward Wadi Araba Desert stopping through Delagha.  Along the way, pass prince Hassan Castle, Al Rajef , Dlaghah, Al Thugrah and continue to Masa’udah where you’ll have lunch and relax. Boxed lunches will be prepared in advance. After lunch, continue cycling until you reach the sandy dunes of Wadi Araba Desert. Your camp site will be ready upon arrival and enjoy a freshly prepared dinner. Take in the silence and unique landscape around the burning campfire with the dunes lighted up by the setting sun while thousands of stars sparkle in the sky. After cycling, transfer to Wadi Rum for an overnight stay.

Biking Distance: 51 km | Duration: 4-5 hours | Type: Uphill and Downhill

Day 7: Wadi Rum Camp – Disi – 2 hour Jeep ride in Wadi Rum – Aqaba Hotel

After breakfast, start cycling within the Wadi Rum. Continue to the Disi area through the beautiful desert of Wadi Rum. Afterwards, experience a 2-hour jeep tour of Wadi Rum visiting its most famous sites. Along the way, enjoy lunch. In the afternoon transfer to Aqaba for check-in. The rest of the day is yours. Explore Aqaba and it’s Red Sea coastal line. Aqaba is full of water activities such as snorkeling and diving. Feel free to enjoy the beach or roam around local markets. Overnight in Aqaba.

Biking Distance: 35 km | Duration: 3-4 hours | Type: Regular Roads and Dirt Roads

Day 8: Aqaba Hotel – Airport

After breakfast, transfer to Queen Alia International Airport for departure. Keep in mind that you need to be at the airport 3 hours prior to your departure time. The driving distance from Aqaba to QAIA is 4 hours. End of tour.

Optional: fly out of Aqaba International Airport (AIA) for final departure home or take a 45-minute flight from AIA to QAIA for final departure home.  Inquire for more details.

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