The King’s Ride

Day 1 – Arrival in Jordan.

Meet and assist at Queen Alia International, Amman. Overnight at hotel in Amman.


Day 2 – first day of riding

shoubak castleTransfer to Shoubak castle, to meet with the horses and support teams. Spend time exploring the crusader castle before setting off on your riding adventure. Heading south, parallel to the King’s Highway. Overnight bivouac.


Little Petra JordanDay 3- second day riding

A visit to Beidha or ‘Little Petra’. The ancient nabatean village thought to be a stop for camel caravans on their way to Petra. Overnight at hotel or camp in Petra.


The monastery Al Deir Petra JordanDay 4 – Petra

Spend the whole day exploring the ancient red rose city of Petra on foot. See all the highlights of the city – The treasury, the amphitheater, royal tombs, the great temple and if you like also hike up the mountain to the monastery. Overnight at hotel in Petra.


riding a horse wadi rumDay 5 – third day riding

Follow the ancient water channels from the city of Petra, ride south through Bir Hamad (Hamad’s Well) and Humaimah, A Nabatean caravan station and Roman military camp. overnight bivouac

 


khaznah archDay 6 – fourth day riding.

At the edge of Wadi Rum, the limestone earth slowly changes to sand, as you enter the desert through the area of Dissi see the natural rock formation of the Kharazeh Bridge. Camp near Jebel Kharazeh, bivouac.


canyon wadi rumDay 7 – fifth day riding.

After a morning of crossing the mudflats – an exciting chance to let loose and gallop! Ride through the majestic Barrah canyon, with high cliff faces on either side. Bivouac in the canyon.


horse riding in wadi rum jordan desertDay 8 – sixth day riding.

Exit Barrah canyon and head south towards Jebel Khazali and Jebel Qatar to Um Sabata. Great mountains provide beautiful scenery for todays ride. Bivouac.


horse riding ion wadi rum jordan desert adventureDay 9 – seventh day riding

Turn to head back north towards the massif Jebel Rum and the heart of Wadi Rum – the Wadi Rum Stables. Say goodbye to the horses and team and transfer to hotel in Madaba for dinner and overnight


mount nebo jordan churchDay 10 – Madaba -Mount Nebo – Dead Sea

Spend the morning exploring the ancient mosaics and churches of Madaba and Mount Nebo, then rest and relax for a few hours at the Dead Sea. Overnight at hotel in Madaba.


Day 11 – Departure from Jordan

Transfer to airport for departure