Hiking Dana Biosphere to Petra

The Dana Biosphere is home to the most diverse plant life in Jordan as well as many endangered species of animals. Combined with a hike over the mountains into Petra, this tour takes participants through two beautiful areas of Jordan.

Tour Itinerary
Inclusion/ Exclusion

Day 1: Arrival Amman (D)

You will be met and assisted at Queen Alia International Airport before being driven to Dana Village. Overnight: Dana Village

Day 2: Dana to Feynan (6-7 hour hike) (B/L/D)

With your guide, begin descending down the al-Sharah mountains via the Wadi Dana Trail to Feynan Village. By jeep, transfer to Wadi Abud Seikkaham Overnight: tents

Day 3: Wadi Abud Seikkaham to Wadi Al Feib (B/L/D)

Following your guide, climb Negib Schtaid to the top of Wadi Al Feib. The valley you follow has beautiful and colorful rock formations. Lunch will be beside a waterfall – you may swim if you like. Camp will be at the top of the mountain. Overnight: tents

Day 4: Ras al Feib to Boor al Luheydat (B/L/D)

Traverse the side of the mountain with great views of Wadi Araba below. Stop at the Nabataean ruins at Coutler. A short distance ahead is a great view of Jebel Haroun (Aaron’s Mountain). Continue to Boor Al Luheydat (tombs). Overnight: tents

Day 5: Boor al Luheydat to Little Petra (B/L/D)

Arrive to Little Petra for lunch before taking the “back road” to reach the Monastery, hidden on Jebel ad-Dier. Take time to look at this magnificent building, carved from the mountainside, before descending into the main city of Petra. Spend the rest of the day discovering the ruins of temples, royal tombs, a Roman Theatre and, of course, the Treasury. Walk through the mile-long Siq (chasm), pass tombs, shrines, water channels and original paving stones before arriving at the main entrance gates. Overnight: Petra Hotel 3*

Day 6: Transfer to Amman for departure flight (B)

After breakfast, transfer direct to Queen Alia International Airport for your departure flight.

Larsa Hotel – Amman

Location: 12km from centre of Amman.
Close to: Al Baraka Mall & King Abdullah Mosque
Facilities: Free Wi-Fi, Restaurant, Bar/Lounge, Fitness Centre, Sauna, Computer Station, Outdoor Pool

Toledo Hotel – Amman

Location: to the old city centre and within walking distance of the new downtown area.
Close to: Al Baraka Mall & King Abdullah Mosque
Facilities: 24 hour Room Service & Coffee Shop, In-room WiFi, Laundry/Dry Cleaning Services, Fitness Centre with indoor pool

Arena Hotel – Amman

Location: 7km from the downtown area of Amman
Close to: Close to the university
Facilities: Restaurant & Coffee Shop, Room Service, Free WiFi, , Fitness Centre with Jacuzzi, sauna, steam room and indoor pool

Package Includes

  •  3 nights camping in tents in Wadi Rum
  •  2 nights camping in tents on Spice Road
  •  2 nights camping inside Petra
  •  Transfers from Airport to Wadi Rum & Petra to Airport
  •  Full-time professional English speaking trekking guide
  •  Breakfast, lunch & dinner as per itinerary**
  •  Entrance fees
  •  2-man tents with mattresses
  •  Support team:
  • Chef and Assistant
  • Jeep/driver to carry supplies, luggage, and chemical toilet (permitted Days 1 – 5)
  • Meals will be varied throughout the trek. Lunch will consist of a hot meal some days, cold the others. Dinner will always be a hot meal. Water, tea, coffee will be provided.

Package Excludes

  •  Jordan Entry Visa
  •  Travel insurance
  •  Personal expenses
  •  Tipping of guide/drivers/catering staff
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