The Bedouin trail 1 Extension to Petra

  
Horse tours – 9 days with 6 days riding

Visiting Jordan New Wonder (the red-rose city of Petra) and horse-riding in Wadi Rum desert.

highlights

  • Wadi Rum desert horse-riding trail
  • Bedouin culture discovery
  • Petra
Activities :
  • Horse riding,
  • Sightseeing,
9 days in Jordan visiting Petra + 6 days horse riding in Wadi Rum desert.
During the 6 days horse riding you will discover :
  • Wadi Rum valley
  • Bedouin traditions
  • Lawrence’s house
  • The red sand dunes area
  • Rash Rasha valley
  • Um Raza canyons
  • Sweibat valley
  • Jebel Burdah
  • ….
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?
  • knows how to saddle and unsaddle your horse.
  • knows to control your horse at all paces in open area.
  • knows how to do rising trot canter and gallop.

Day 1

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.
Day 2
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.
Day 3

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.

Day 4
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.
Day 5
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.
Day 6
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.
Day 7
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.
Day 8

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.

Day 9
On your final day, we transfer you to the airport at a convenient time for your check-in and homeward travels.
Price is 1010 JOD per person (non-riders can tag along ; price is 700 JOD)
Included:
  • Hotel accommodation on HB basis.
  • Meet & Assist upon arrival and departure
  • Transfer from airport on arrival ( in between 04.00PM and 12.00 PM).
  • Transfer to airport for departure day 8/9/10 until 2.00 pm.
  • Transfers in private, a/c , car/ minivan with English speaking tour leader.
  • English speaking cultural guide in Petra (about 3 hours)
  • Guided horse riding trail in Wadi rum full board.
  • Entrance fees to mentioned sites. ( around 80JD/person)
  • Short horseback ride in Petra (included in ticket).
Not included:
  • Airfare
  • Travel insurance.
  • Jordanian visa ( 40 JD at Amman airport).
  • Personnal riding equipment. Sleeping bag
  • Personnal expenses.
  • Dinner on the first night for arrival after 09.00PM
  • Lunch at Petra
  • Optional tips
  • Transfer from and to airport outside of the mentioned period ( extra charge 40JD/car maximum 3 persons)

 Hotels

Itinerary camp

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 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.

 

Full program of 9 days in Jordan (including horse trail from Monday to Saturday).

Contact us at bookings@jordantracks.com and we will be happy to send you all the information you need regarding your itinerary, accomodation and transfers and booking conditions.  Tel : 00962 (0) 796 48 28 01 (whatsapp)

Bedouin Trail ride 20

Saturday 21/12 to Sunday 29/12           GUARANTEED

Bedouin Trail ride 21

Saturday 28/12 to Sunday 05/01           GUARANTEED

2020

Bedouin Trail ride 1 

Saturday 18/01 to Sunday 26/01           OPEN

Bedouin Trail ride 2 

Saturday 01/02 to Sunday 09/02           OPEN

Bedouin Trail ride 3 

Saturday 15/02 to Sunday 23/02           OPEN

Bedouin Trail ride 4 

Saturday 29/02 to Sunday 08/03           GUARANTEED

Bedouin Trail ride 5 

Saturday 14/03 to Sunday 22/03          OPEN

Bedouin Trail ride 6 

Saturday 04/04 to Sunday 12/04           GUARANTEED

Bedouin Trail ride 7 

Saturday 11/04 to Sunday 19/04          GUARANTEED

Bedouin Trail ride 8 

Saturday 23/05 to Sunday 30/05           OPEN

Bedouin Trail ride 9 

Saturday 05/09 to Sunday 13/09           OPEN

           Bedouin Trail ride 10           

Saturday 19/09 to Sunday 27/09           OPEN

            Bedouin Trail ride 11           

Saturday 03/10 to Sunday 11/10           OPEN

           Bedouin Trail ride 12           

Saturday 17/10 to Sunday 25/10           OPEN

          Bedouin Trail ride 13           

Saturday 07/11 to Sunday 15/11           OPEN

          Bedouin Trail ride 14           

Saturday 21/11 to Sunday 29/11           OPEN

        Bedouin Trail ride 15           

Saturday 05/12 to Sunday 13/12           OPEN

      Bedouin Trail ride 16           

Saturday 19/12 to Sunday 27/12           OPEN

      Bedouin Trail ride 17           

Saturday 26/12 to Sunday 03/01           OPEN

Clothing

  • Riding equipment such as riding trouser, helmet ( we provide some in limited numbers), boots and half leg chaps
  • Long sleeved shirts
  • Fleece/warm jacket
  • Broad rimmed hat
  • Swimming suit (for the Dead sea)

Equipment

  • Sleeping bag
  • Flash light with spare batteries
  • Personal medications
  • Sunglasses
  • Small towel
  • Soap and shampoo
  • Sunblock
  • Bum bags to protect items from sand

Nice to have extras

  • Seat saver to put on the saddle
  • Pillow
  • Lightweight camera with spare batteries
  • Riding gloves
  • Face cloth
  • Flip-Flop/Sandals
You want to make a reservation or you have a question about this tour? Please contact us.
* denotes mandatory field

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