Day 1 – Madaba-Wadi Musa –Petra
Arrival at Queen Alia International Airport, Amman, where you will be met and driven to a hotel in Madaba. Dinner will be available until 21.00. Overnight Mosaic Hotel (or similar).
Day 2 – Madaba-Petra-BLD
Breakfast at the hotel, then at about 08.00 set off on a drive of about 3 hours south to Wadi Mousa, the modern town close to the ancient city of Petra. Once in Wadi Mousa you can leave luggage at your hotel and the rest of the day is free to visit the ancient city of Petra, ‘rose red city’ of the Nabateans. A guided tour (2 to 3 hours) with a local English speaking guide will be organised in the late morning and the rest of the afternoon is free to explore at your leisure. The “Treasury” and the “Monastery” are the most notable facades but the ruins are spread over a huge area with many wonderful rock carved buildings that can keep you busy for hours or days. Own arrangements for lunch.
Dinner and night at hotel in Wadi Mousa (La Maison Hotel or similar
Day 3: Petra-Rajif–BLD
Breakfast, then transfer to meet the horses just outside Wadi Mousa. Mount up and set off riding into the hills above Petra, We are entering Petra from a secret way called “ Indiana jones track” Leaving the horses tied up, those who wish can walk up to the “High Place of Sacrifice” for the incredible view over Petra and the maze of canyons in which it is hidden. Djebel Haroun mountain, the highest summit in the Petra region. The prophet Aaron, older brother of Moses, was buried here by Moses himself. it is hidden. Our cook will prepare
a nice barbecue! Afternoon riding up to Taibe Plateau, we might cross some shepherds, you can collect some wild thym called Zaetar for evening tea!! Delicious with goat milk!.
Dinner and night in camp.
Day 4:Taibe-Rajif-Ber hammad-BLD
After breakfast you ride from Taybeh mountain to the old village of Rajif, which has great views overlooking the Wadi Araba desert. Stop for a picnic lunch in the shade of olive and fruit trees. After lunch you continue riding along the Silk Road which was used by the trading caravans, taking produce between Egypt and Arabia, Palestine and Syria. There are opportunities for long canters across the plains in the direction of Ber Hammad (an old Nabatean caravan cistern).
Dinner and the night in camp.
Day 5 – BER HAMMAD-WADI HELOUA
Breakfast in camp and then set off riding through Ber Hammad along the trail which in Nabataen and Roman times . Continue riding east through curious little canyons, still following the spice trail along parts of the ancient silk road. Pass the old village of Thogra -With fit horses, there should be plenty of chances for exhilarating trots and canters where the going allows. A dynamic Morning takes you through limestone hills to the a nice Bedouin Family- There is not a lot of Bedouins in 2020, most of them desapeared due to economic and weather reason; Having lunch and spending overnight in a real Bedouin tents with a nice fire, simplicity and tradition of Bedouin Hospitality.
Dinner and the night in camp.
Day 6: Humaime-Karaze BLD
After a nice breakfast and fresh goat milk! We say bye bye to our lovely Bedouins family, and we are ready to cross the desert Highway! We are now in the desert “bab el Sahara’’ – in good weather you can see the red sandstone buttresses of Djebel Rum, the central mountain of the Wadi Rum area with peak at 1784 metres. We are riding south, and spending overnight near by the Karaze rock bridge!
Dinner and the night in camp
Day 7 –KARAZE-CHAKRIA-UM INSHRIN VALLEY-BLD
Breakfast in camp and mount up to ride
east towards the agricultural village of Chakria stopping for lunch in the shade of a rock face. In the afternoon cross the mud flats and enter the central part of the Wadi Rum protected reserve. Overnight in Um Ishrin valley. Dinner and night in camp.
Day 8- Um Ishrin-Anafishia-Sand dune-Lawrence House-Barrah Canyon- BLD
You are now in the heart of the Wadi Rum beneath majestic sandstone cliffs, stopping to see the famous inscriptions made by the Thamudic and Nabatean people centuries ago. are now in the heart of the Wadi Rum. After breakfast saddle up and set off through the beautiful valley of Um Ishrin, passing by the red sand dunes in the valley of Anafishia. You will pass the ruins of “Lawrence’s house” and ride through the beautiful Barrah canyon, where there are several Thamudic engravings on the cliff faces depicting camels and other animals. Reaching the lunch stop you say goodbye to the horses and, after lunch, transfer about 1 hour by car, to Aqaba on the Red Sea.
Dinner and night at the My Hotel (or similar) in Aqaba
Day 9 –AQABA-DEAD SEA-MADABA-BD
Breakfast and then you will be driven to the Dead Sea. A relaxing day swimming, floating & relaxing by the Dead Sea, trying a famous mud wrap if you wish! Own arrangements for lunch and in the late afternoon you will be driven back towards Madaba passing Mount Nebo, with a chance to visit the church before sunset.
Dinner and night at the Mosaic Hotel (or similar) in Madaba.
Day 10 –MADABA-AIRPORT-B
Breakfast and transfer to Queen Alia International airport (about 40 minute drive)
Single supplement – 160 USD
- 6 riding days
- 5 camping nights
- 4 hotels nights
- Dinner from day 2 to day 9
- Lunches from day 3 to day 8
- Transfers from day 2 to day 9
- Airport transfers 50 USD per car-with our drivers
- Single supplement 160 USD
- Petra entrance
- Dead sea entrance
- Lunch day 2
- Lunch day 9
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