The Nabatean Trek

  • The Nabatean Trek
  • The Nabatean Trek
  • The Nabatean Trek

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9 Days 8 Nights
Category: Tours in Jordan
Type: Nature / Wildlife
Start In: Jordan-Amman
Finish In: Jordan-Amman

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Altitude
Ascent
Culture
Descent
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Meeting People
Nature

Inclusions

Hotels accommodations on HB
Local guide
Meet and assist at the airport
Transportations

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Any optional tours
Drinks
Entrance Fees
Insurance
The personal expenses
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Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival – Hotel Madaba

  • Pick up and assistance at the airport.
  • Transfer to your hotel in Madaba or Amman.

 

Day 2: Madaba – Mount Nebo – Dead Sea - Dana

  • By bus you will be taken to Mount Nebo, where Moses left his people facing the Promised Land.
  • We continue to the Dead Sea, the lowest place on earth with more than 400m below the sea level. Floating effortlessly in the super salty water is amazing!
  • Through the area of Ghorr, the green lung of Jordan, we will drive to Tafila.
  • Late afternoon we will arrive in Dana to enjoy the Sunset with a spectacular view of the rift valley 1.200m below.
  • Dinner and you will spend the night in a village-hotel or at the camping area of Dana reserve (tents-bungalows, showers).
  • Walking time: 1 to 2 hours.

 

Day 3: Dana – Wadi Feynan

  • Descent in one of the majestic canyons of the reservation of Dana. The guide will not miss to point out the different floors of the vegetation which make the feature of the Dana´s reserve.
  • Our aim is the desert of Wadi Feynanin the bottom of the big rift valley. Wadi Feynan was one of the first places in the world where copper was mined and smelted by humans. Innumerable shafts have been opened, collapsed, reopened, and abandoned using a wide range of methods and technologies.
  • Accommodation: Camping.
  • Walking time: 6 hours.

 

Day 4: Wadi Feynan – Wadi El Fed

  • In a never ending canyon place, we take back the height in the course. A waterfall invites to a refreshing pause. The first traces of Nabatean buildings are already visible in the form of irrigation channels and of water conveyance; this Nabatean settlement is relatively far away from Petra.
  • Accommodation: Camping 800m of height difference.
  • Walking time: 6 hours.

 

Day 5: Wadi El Fed

  • Our track goes above the rift valley; this will give you the change to appreciate all immensity. Geological changes take place according to our walking; it can approach the characteristic sandstone of Petra. During this trail you will see ancient Nabateans and Byzantines occupation.
  • Accommodation: Camping.
  • Walking time: 6 hours.

 

Day 6: Manssoura – Little Petra – Wadi Musa

  • In the distance the mountains of Petra. The arrival in the site of Little Petra or as it is known in Arabic Siq el Barid marks this day.
  • Change of rhythm, we take the time to understand the architectural genius of the Nabataea’s, who sharpened a caravanserai in the rock.
  • In this narrow canyon, the facades of the ancient inns and stores succeed one another for our pleasure.
  • Spend the night in the hotel in Wadi Musa.
  • Walking time: 6 hours.

 

Day 7: Petra

  • Today we will enter Petra and the impressive Ed-Deir or Monastery from behind, off the beaten track.
  • Enjoy the walk on this amazing scenic trail where you will have fantastic views to Wadi Araba.
  • Explore the site of Petra, this pearl of Jordan, registered as a Worldwide Heritage of the UNESCO.
  • Accommodation: Camping.
  • Walking time: 6 hours.

 

Day 8: Petra - Madaba

  • After an early breakfast we will see the sights of Petra via the Siq, a long narrow gorge, which after 1 km opens for Petra's most famous monument The Treasury (El-Khazneh).
  • We follow the exploration of this site by tracks that we are practically the only ones to practice.
  • In the afternoon we must say good-bye to this wonderful place and leave by bus to Madaba for our last night.
  • Spend the night in a hotel.
  • Walking time: 4 hours.

 

Day 9: Departure

  • Transfer to the Airport.

 

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