Explore Jordan by Foot! Hike from Dana Nature Reserve to Petra and in Wadi Rum during
thisprogram. 6 days of hiking are included; the average amount of kilometers you walk per
day is around 19 km. During this hiking tour, you will walk through canyons, valleys, small
Bedouin villages, along Byzantine ruins and Roman fortresses. Hike with us through Jordan’s breathtaking landscapes.
Arrival at Amman Queen Alia International airport. After a quick and easy procedure you go through customs, through the luggage area into the arrival hall. Note that the visa is at your own costs (40 JD/57 USD per person). Your driver will wait for you in the arrival hall, also holding a name sign and he will transfer you to your hotel in Amman for overnight, including breakfast.
After breakfast drive to Madaba, to visit the St. George Church with its famous mosaic map. Continue to Mt. Nebo, from where Moses viewed the Promised Land. Follow the King’s Highway until Karak to visit the immense Crusaders Castle. Transfer to Dana Nature Reserve for dinner and overnight. (B, D)
After breakfast start hiking from Dana Nature Reserve to WadiFeynan. You have an experienced English-speaking hiking guide with you from today. All meals such as breakfast, lunch and dinner are included and with every meal a nice Bedouin cup of tea is served. Water, camping equipment, jeep and the chef are also included for the hiking days. Your chef will prepare everyday a fresh meal for you. Today you hike a spectacular downhill walk from Dana to Feynan through the sandstone gorge of Wadi Dana. Private camping in WadiFeynan including dinner and breakfast.(B, L, D)
Total of around 18 km hiking – 6-7 hours.
From WadiFeynan you continue hiking to Wadi Abu Alsakeen where you will have lunch. Then continue inside Abu Alsakeen intoWadi Araba where you will arrive to your private campsite for dinner and overnight.Your luggage will be transferred with the jeep to the camping place. And you will have a donkey available today so you do not need to carry the water etc by yourself. (B, L, D)
Total of around 22 km hiking – 7-8 hours.
Today you will hike through Wadi Araba Desert to the beautiful mountains from where you have beautiful views over the surrounding area. A part of today you will be hiking uphill. Overnight private camping at ShakaritMusaid. (B, L, D)
Total 19 around km hiking – 7-8 hours.
After breakfast transfer by jeep to Siq al Barid (“Little Petra”) for a first taste of one of the seven worlds wonders. Siq al Barid means cold canyon in Arabic. From here you will climb up the steps and hike the back door route to the Monastery, one of Petra’s largest carved façade. This route gives also beautiful views over the surrounding area. At the end of your day, you will be transferred back to Ammarin Campsite for dinner and overnight. (B, D)
After breakfast transfer to Petra visitor centre for your second visit. Today you will enter Petra via the traditional way, via the Siq. Visit the Treasury, Street of Facades, Theatre and the Colonnaded Street. After you still have time to visit the High Place of Sacrifice! It is a lot of climbing but definitely worth the views or you could hike from the theatre via WadiFarasa up to the High Place of Sacrifice. This route is not taken by many tourists and so you are going off the beaten track. You can have lunch at a restaurant inside Petra.
Overnight at a 3* hotel. (B)
After your visit to Petra, there are a few other options.
– Turkish bath: a steam bath, a scrub and soap massage at the local Hammam.
– Petra Kitchen participate cooking with local women under the supervision of a local chef from19.00 until 21.00 or a little later, the price includes a 3 course meal/menu to prepare with other guests and to dine together. Water, tea, coffee and soft drinks are included. (Alcohol is available for a surcharge).
– Visit the Petra Life Exhibition for Traditional Heritage (5 JD entrée fee) located close to Petra Kitchen)
– Petra by Night (each Monday, Wednesday and Thursday evening). Visit Petra lighted by candles, through the Siq until the Treasury. With a traditional Bedouin sitting at the Treasury, music and storytelling.
After breakfast drive to Wadi Rum, famous from the red sand and rock formations. You will enjoy a full day hiking in Wadi Rum Disi area. Through the beautiful different colours of sand. Arrive to your private campsite for your last night of private camping. Enjoy your last evening sitting around the campfire drinking traditional Bedouin tea. Overnight camping in Wadi Rum. Bring your own sleeping bag – it’s not included! (B, L, D)
After breakfast transferto the Dead Sea, lowest point on the earth’s surface.Float in the salty waters and try out the famous healing mud.Overnight at a 4* hotel at the Dead Sea.(B)
Transfer to the Amman Queen Alia International Airport for departure, 3 hours in advance of your departure time. (2 hours for check in and less than 1 hour driving from the Dead Sea to the airport). (B)