Visiting Jordan New Wonder (the red-rose city of Petra) and horse riding in the Wadi Rum desert.
9 days in Jordan visiting Petra + 6 days horse riding in Wadi Rum desert.
During the 6 days horse riding you will discover :
Riding level : This activity requires you to be experienced in horse riding and fit enough to enjoy and take advantage of the ride. Also, as our horses are Arabian, they are small and can not carry heavy weight. We do not ask them to carry more than 85 kg.
What is an experienced rider?
Evening arrival at the airport, where your driver will meet you.
Then we will drive you to Amman, around 20 mn drive. Night in Amman/Madaba in a 3* hotel.
Early morning at 7.30, our bus will collect us to go to Petra (around 2h30 drive). Arrival around 10 am, full day to visit the site. The group will have a 3 hours guided visit with an official guide. Everyone will be free to walk inside the site or to go back to the hotel after this. There are many small restaurants inside the site to get lunch.
Our 3 * hotel is located right at the entrance of the site; everyone is free to go back to the hotel at anytime. Dinner at the hotel.
After breakfast, our bus will drive you to Wadi Rum (around 1h30 drive). Arrival in the village of Wadi Rum in our stable around 9.30am.
Time to drink the first bedouin tea, meet the horses and the team.
First ride through Um Ishrin valley, on the way visit of Lawrence’s house. After lunch we will ride through an open valley with a view over the red sand area. Dinner and bivouac in Abu Hassaran.
After breakfast, we will cross Rash Rasha valley with its red sands and go to Qatar mountain. There we will see the spring and have lunch. After lunch, ride to Um Raza, its red sands and its canyons, where we will set up camp for the night.
After breakfast, we will ride to Arab Antar, a natural cave famous for its legends. Lunch near Arab Antar, then we will go to Sweibat valley, that is located 5 km from the saudian border. Dinner and bivouac in Sweibat.
After breakfast, we will cross through Cerdan valley and see a Neolithic well that is still used by the Bedouins. We will have lunch in Um Umgur. Then we will cross narrow canyons to arrive in Abu Rashaba where we will set up camp for the night.
After breakfast, we will ride from Abu Rashaba to Jebel Burdah and see the natural rock bridge on its summit. After lunch we will ride to the red sand dunes and Jebel Um Feshiyeh and its nabatean inscriptions. Dinner and bivouac in the red sand dunes area.
After breakfast, we will cross Barragh canyon, that is le longest canyon in Wadi Rum, having a look at its monumental cliffs, famous for rock climbing. Then we will cross the Disseh plain to go back to our stable. Lunch in the stable.
In the afternoon our bus will collect you from our stable and drive you to the hotel in Madaba. Dinner and night in a 3* hotel.
On your final day, we transfer you to the airport at a convenient time for your check-in and homeward travels.
Consult us for price and booking conditions
OUR EXCHANGE RATES: 1 EUROS = 0.70 JOD // 1 USD = 0.70 JOD // 1 CHF = 0.72 JOD
We set up our bivouac camp in a different area each night, carefully selected for the season and the beautiful landscape. Your dinner is freshly cooked and we will dine around the camp fire each evening. We provide two-person bivouac (trekking) tents and mattresses, or if you wish you can sleep outside under the stars. Single tents are available for an extra charge, and occasionally in winter we will move to our fixed camp. Your luggage is transported for you by jeep, and especially for the horse riding tour we provide a “bathroom tent” with warm water where you can wash.you a desert experience with its silence and its charm.
Full program / 9 days in Jordan (you can book the 6 days ride only)
For confirmed departures, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we will be pleased to send you all the information you need about your itinerary, accommodation, transfers and how to make your booking.
Departures Autumn 2020
Bedouin tracks ride 9
to Sun 13/09/2020
Bedouin Tracks ride 10
to Sun 27/09/2020
Bedouin Tracks ride 11
to Sun 11/10/2020
Bedouin Tracks ride 12
to Sun 25/10/2020
Bedouin Tracks ride 13
to Sun 15/11/2020
Bedouin Tracks ride 14
to Sun 29/11/2020
Bedouin Tracks ride 15
to Sun 13/12/2020
Bedouin Tracks ride 16
to Sun 27/12/2020
Bedouin Tracks ride 17
to Sun 03/01/2021
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