Wild Jordan Expedition 2
Wild Jordan Expedition 2
7 Days wonderful tour in the wild of Jordan, including the most wonderful nature reserve in the north and in the south of Jorda, also visiting Petra, Little Petra and Wadi Rum.
DAY 1: Arrival Amman
Arrival at Queen Alia International Airport, meet and assist, transfer to a hotel for overnight in Amman.
DAY 2: Amman – Ajloun Nature Reserve – Amman
Breakfast at hotel. Full day tour visiting the ancient and modern city of Amman, drive north to the edge of the forest in the Ajloun Nature Reserve campsite, welcome and refreshment, start the Scenic short trail for 1–2 hours to the summit nearby hill overlooking the reserve; rich in wildflowers in the springtime and covered with many rocks, you can scramble around to find the best view. The return trip to the campsite goes through an oak forest, past a gate, down a dirt path. Drive to hotel for overnight in Amman.
DAY 3: Amman – Dana Nature Reserve
Breakfast at hotel, drive to southern Jordan to Dana Nature Reserve campsite, start Easy Trails and the Traditional Tribal Arts Tour; one hour visiting spectacular viewpoints above Dana Village, exploring the terraced gardens, meeting some local farmers, visiting a traditional bakery, Dana’s Jam Factory and the fruit, soap and silver workshop. Return to camp for lunch. Continue the Campsite Trail; two hours circular walk around the campsite area, a favorable place for birding, nesting or migrating. Return for dinner and overnight in Dana camp.
DAY 4: Amman – Dana Nature Reserve
Breakfast at the camp. Morning tour of Wadi Dana Trail; long hike lovers will enjoy this hiking experience for 14 Km (5-6 hours) of a spectacular uphill walk from Dana to Feinan. Return to camp for lunch and rest. Start the Waterfalls area Tour; moderate trail 2 – 3 hours – 2 Km starting from al-Barra area to the beautiful springs and ancient ruins in Nawatef area going back to al- Barra area. Return to campsite for dinner and overnight.
DAY 5: Dana – Petra – Beidha – Little Petra
Breakfast at the camp, drive to Petra for full day tour visiting; the home of the Nabateans, the complete city carved in a mountain with huge colorful rocks called the red-rose city. The tour starts first by horse riding through the Siq; the entrance of the ancient city through a narrow gorge in the mountain reaching the Treasury “al-khazneh” which has been designated one of the “New Seven Wonders of the World”. In the afternoon, Drive to Beidha to explore an exceptional array of monuments; most magical ancient sites in the entire Middle East. Walk among the standing walls, plastered floors and doorways of a village.
Nearby is “Little Petra”, or Siq al-Barid, where we will see several immense cisterns carved into the rocks, walking through a miniature siq or fissure in the rock cliff, a splendid collection of tombs, temples, houses, and staircases. Camping for Bedouin dinner and overnight in little Petra.
DAY 6: Petra – Wadi Rum
Breakfast at the camp. Full day off road tour by Jeep driving through Rajif passing Nova Traianah to old Mesoudah; the happy land. Continue to Old Humeimah; A Nabatean caravan station and Roman military camp. Enter Wadi Rum from the northern part via the sand dunes to Jebel Karazah, exploring Wadi Rum through canyons and sand dunes. Stop at Lawrence of Arabia spot to breathe the moment of an amazing sunset scene. Drive to camp a night’s stay beside the fire and under the most magnificent starry desert sky enjoying Bedouin dinner and overnight in tents in Wadi Rum.
DAY 7: Wadi Rum – Amman Departure
Breakfast at the Camp. Drive through the desert highway to Queen Alia international Airport for final Departure.