Overview

For nature lovers! Discover on foot some beautiful wilderness areas in the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, Wadi Ben Hammad, Wadi Hassa and the breathtaking nature reserve Dana. Moreover, you will not miss Jordan's famous sites like the Crusader castle Kerak, the wonder of Petra and dramatic Wadi Rum desert.

Tour itinerary

Day 01 - Arrival to Amman
Meet in the arrivals hall of Amman Airport and transfer to hotel. Overnight in Amman
meals: none

Day 02 - Mt Nebo - Wadi Mujib Siq Trail - Wadi Mujib
Morning drive to Mt Nebo, the place where Prophet Moses is believed to be buried. View the monastery and overlook the Jordan Valley, Dead Sea and parts of the Holy Land. Drive to Wadi Mujib, where you walk along the Siq Trail following a stream deeper into the cool canyon. Depending on your fitness level you can scarmble along small waterfalls, the further you get the higher the water. Have some shoes and trousers ready for a change after the visit, and a waterproof bag for your camera. Dinner and overnight at Wadi Mujib Chalets at the shores of the Dead Sea.
meals: breakfast, lunch & dinner included

Day 03 - Wadi Ben Hammad - Kerak Castle - Dana
Continue to another popular Wadi: Ben Hammad. The hike takes around 4hrs as you follow a stream, see hanging gardens and small waterfalls. Then take the opportunity to visit the Crusader castle from 12th century with imposing underground halls and corridors. Proceed to Dana village for overnight.
meals: breakfast, lunch & dinner included

Day 04 - Dana 3 hours Hike - Little Petra
With your guide get to know more of the Dana Nature Reserve, consisting of mountains and valleys with rich fauna & flora. Time on your own to wonder around in the terraced gardens and the village itself, see local handicraft and enjoy some spectacular views. Then to the bizarre landscape of Little Petra, visit Siq Al Barid, a miniature Petra with a modest gorge that leads into an area of carved tombs and monuments.
meals: breakfast included

Day 05 - Explore Petra
Visit the red rock city of Petra, Jordan's most famous attraction and one of the New Seven Wonders. A local guide will give you a short introduction of this unique place and walks with you via the Siq, a narrow gorge, to the most beautiful monument, the Treasury. From here you have the rest of the day to explore on your own and if you wish climb the more than 800 stairs to the Monastery El Deir with amazing views to Wadi Araba.
meals: breakfast included

Day 06 - Wadi Rum Desert
Breakfast then leave Petra on 1.5hr drive to Wadi Rum. Here enjoy a 4x4 Jeep tour during which you discover rugged mountains, pastel coloured sand dunes,Thamudic rock inscriptions and a natural rock bridge. Then depart on 4hr drive to Amman.
meals: breakfast included

Day 07 - Deparure from Amman
Breakfast, check-out and as per your flight departure time transfer to Amman Airport

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What's included?

  • 05 nights hotel accommodation, BB basis
  • 01 night chalet accommodation, BB basis
  • 02 lunch boxes & mineral water (day 2 & 3)
  • A/C transport with English speaking driver
  • English speaking local guide in Dana, +/- 3hrs
  • English speaking local guide in Petra, +/- 2.5hrs
  • Main entrance fees to mentioned sites
  • 700 meters horse ride in Petra from the main gate
  • Wadi Rum jeep tour with Bedouin driver, +/- 3hrs 

Notes

  • Best time for this tour is April til early November
  • For the hiking sections normal fitness level is sufficient
  • You need: hiking shoes & backpack to carry your lunch box & water etc.
  • Don’t forget you walk through water, so second pair of shoes & small towel are needed
  • Weather conditions can make it necessary to change the itinerary

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