Bedouin Trail 2

  
10 days with 6 days riding

Visiting Jordan highlights (Petra, Dead Sea, Mount Nebo…) and horse riding in the Wadi Rum desert.

highlights

  • Wadi Rum desert horse riding trail
  • Bedouin culture discovery
  • Petra
  • Dead Sea

 

Activities :
  • Horse riding, Sightseeing,

10 days in Jordan visiting Petra, Amman and the Dead Sea, with 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?

  • to know how to saddle and unsaddle your horse.
  • to know to control your horse at all paces in open area.
  • to know 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.
After lunch our bus will collect you from our stables and drive you to Madaba ; dinner and night in a 3* hotel.

 

Day 9 

After breakfast, your driver will collect you from the hotel to propose you a city tour of Amman old city, visiting the famous Citadelle and the Roman theatre ; later, you will enjoy an afternoon at leisure at the Dead Sea Beach, and finally head to the Mount Nebo to admire the view on the holy Land. Last night at your hotel in Madaba.

Day 10
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

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 2.00pm.
  • 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.
  • Camping equipment during the trail.
  • 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 and Dead sea
  • Tips
  • Transfer from and to airport outside of the mentioned period ( extra charge 40JD/car maximum 3 persons)

OUR EXCHANGE RATES:  1 EUROS = 0.75 JOD // 1 USD = 0.70 JOD // 1 CHF = 0.72 JOD

 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 (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 / 10 days in Jordan (you can book the 6 days ride only)

For confirmed departures please contact us at [email protected] and we will be pleased to send you all the information you need about your itinerary, accommodation, transfers and how to make your booking.

 

Travel agency : Po.Box 468 Aqaba, Jordan

www.jordantracks.com

[email protected]

Tel : 00962 (0) 796 48 28 01

Departures Autumn 2020

Bedouin tracks ride 9        CONFIRMED
Sat 05/09/2020
to Mon 14/09/2020

Bedouin Tracks ride 10       CONFIRMED
Sat 19/09/2020
to Mon 28/09/2020

Bedouin Tracks ride 11        CONFIRMED
Sat 03/10/2020
to Mon 12/10/2020

Bedouin Tracks ride 12
Sat 17/10/2020
to Mon 26/10/2020

Bedouin Tracks ride 13
Sat 07/11/2020
to Mon 16/11/2020

Bedouin Tracks ride 14
Sat 21/11/2020
to Mon 30/11/2020

Bedouin Tracks ride 15
Sat 05/12/2020
to Mon 14/12/2020

Bedouin Tracks ride 16
Sat 19/12/2020
to Mon 28/12/2020

Bedouin Tracks ride 17
Sat 26/12/2020
to Mon 04/01/2021

 

If you are interested by a departure in 2021, please contact us and we will happy to transmit you the planning of our horse riding trails 🙂

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 costume  (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.
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