Trails of Jordan - Wadi Rum and Petra

Small Group Holiday

8

CA$

days from

1895

Described by T.E. Lawrence as "vast, echoing and God-like...", it is at Wadi Rum that red sandstone rocks reach up from the desert floor to the high desert sky. The area is at its most dramatic early and late in the day, when the soft light and blue sky create a coppery effect on the sand. Here you hike through canyons and wadis, camping like the local Bedouin among the rock formations. Imagining ancient caravans of spice traders travelling far and wide to sell their wares, you walk into Petra, the Rose Red City hewn from the rock. Here you discover tombs, temples and treasuries, and as you climb up to find magnificent views and vistas, you begin to understand why Lawrence loved this land.

Activity

Country

Hiking

Jordan

Comfort Level

Physical Rating

Basic to Moderate

Moderate / Challenging

Transportation

On foot, private vehicle

Accommodation

4-star hotel Amman, hotel in Petra, 1 night permanent camp, 3 nights wild camping

Months of Operation

March, April, May, September, October, November

Itinerary

DAY 1 Join Amman
DAY 2 To Wadi Rum; hike into the desert
DAYS 3 -5 Hike the wadis and rock formations of Wadi Rum
DAY 6 Travel to Petra.
DAY 7 Explore Petra, to Amman
DAY 8 End Amman

Inclusions

All breakfasts, 4 lunches, 4 dinners
All accommodation
All transport and listed activities
Tour leader throughout

Sample tour.  Itinerary, accommodation, transportation, inclusions and prices are correct at the time of publication but may change without prior notice.  Please inquire.

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