Jordan is famed for its ancient past but its present is pretty darn compelling, too. The natural and man-made wonders of Petra and Wadi Rum have been drawing travellers here for ages, but the rough-hewn grandeur of Jordan has remained a secret known only to the boldest of thrill-seekers. Trek the rocky hills to isolated villages along the trails near Ajloun, hike down canyons towards the Dead Sea, and discover the Dana Biosphere Reserve. See for yourself why Jordan is a secret we just couldn’t keep to ourselves any longer.
Day 1 Amman
Arrive at any time.
Day 2 Amman/‘Ajlūn (1B, 1L, 1D)
Travel to the undiscovered Jordan and head north to the Ajloun Nature Reserve for a full day of trekking.
Day 3 ‘Ajlūn/Dead Sea (1B, 1D)
Spend the morning hiking, abseiling, and wading through streams in Wadi Mujib before enjoying a float in the famous Dead Sea.
Day 4 Dead Sea/Petra (1B)
Visit a G Adventures supported community for a bike ride and traditional lunch. Continue to the impressive Dana Biosphere Reserve and trek through this unique landscape. Transfer to Petra for the night and opt to pay a late night visit to Petra to observe the site illuminated by candlelight.
Day 5 Petra (1B)
Trek through gorges and canyons from Little Petra to the main attraction: the rose-rock city of Petra. Enjoy a guided tour of this magnificent World Heritage Site.
Day 6 Petra/Wadi Rum (1B, 1D)
Enjoy a free morning exploring Petra before continuing to Wadi Rum in the heart of Jordan’s desert. Continue by 4x4 to a Bedouin desert camp in the Deisah desert and enjoy a traditional meal while learning more about the ancient Bedouin culture and history before bunking down under the stars.
Day 7 Wadi Rum/Amman (1B, 1L)
Enjoy some extra time to explore the desert, before heading back to Jordan’s capital for the evening.
Day 8 Amman (1B)
Depart at any time.
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