This itinerary is a fully active tour – 6 full days of hiking/scrambling for approx 5-6 hours per day.
Participants need to be at least 18 years old and physically fit as some as the trails can be challenging.
Day 1 – Arrival in Jordan
Meet and Assist at Queen Alia International Airport Amman. Transfer to hotel in Madaba.
Day 2 – Wadi Hidan
Superb 9 km black basaltic canyon, with narrow gorges, natural pools, vegetation and wildlife. Two de-climbs reaching 3m. At the end of the trail, hikers will rest near the magnificent 60m waterfall. Transfer to hotel in karak, the evening is free for your leisure, but we highly recommend a local experience of a Mansaf dinner!
After breakfast explore Karak and the crusader castle. Then head to Wadi bin Hammad for a simple hike through green canyons and springs. The trail starts next to a warm spring, and goes through a tunnel canyon where the springs rain on top of you. The walls of the canyon are high in minerals creating beautiful colours. Drive to camp in wadi rum for a bedouin dinner of zarb and overnight
Start with an easy hike and scramble to explore Jebel Burdah. Reach the summit by crossing the famous Burdah bridge for spectacular views of southern Wadi Rum. After lunch with the Bedouins take a 4×4 Jeep to some interesting sites in the desert – Lawrence’s spring, cave inscriptions, sand dunes, siqs. http://aboveandbelow.info/adventures-in-jordan/jordan-trekking-tours/jordan-wadi-adventure/Then head to the camp in Beidha near Petra.
Early morning, take the back road into Petra then head down from the monastery to the Petra basin to see the main sights of the ancient city. Then a short hike up Khubtha for an amazing view of the treasury exit through the Siq.
Transfer to camp in Dana Nature Reserve for dinner and overnight
Trekking in Dana Biosphere Nature Reserve following the Feynan trail. A long but relatively easy trail that follows a dirt track the whole length of Wadi Dana and links Dana Village to the western gateway of the reserve in Feynan and passes through all the vegetation zones of the reserve, from Mediterranean scrub forest around Dana Village to the open stony deserts of Wadi Feynan.
Transfer to hotel in Dead Sea.
Early morning transfer to Wadi Balou – an amazing 7 km hike with 3 waterfalls to abseil reaching up to 35 meters. Beautiful natural pools to swim in and stunning sceneries.
Free time for relaxation at the Dead Sea.
Overnight at the Dead Sea.
Day 8 – Departure from Jordan
Transfer to the airport for departure