Dana to Petra Trek - 8 Days

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$64*
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$278*
This deal expires on the 25th Sep 2019

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    From 2019-10-19 to 2020-12-19

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    • Oct Sat 19 2019 to Oct Sat 26 2019
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    • Oct Sat 26 2019 to Nov Sat 02 2019
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    • Nov Sat 09 2019 to Nov Sat 16 2019
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    • Nov Sat 16 2019 to Nov Sat 23 2019
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    • Dec Sat 21 2019 to Dec Sat 28 2019
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    • Dec Sat 28 2019 to Jan Sat 04 2020
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    • Feb Sat 08 2020 to Feb Sat 15 2020
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    • Feb Sat 15 2020 to Feb Sat 22 2020
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    • Mar Sat 07 2020 to Mar Sat 14 2020
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    • Mar Sat 21 2020 to Mar Sat 28 2020
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    • Mar Sat 28 2020 to Apr Sat 04 2020
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    • Apr Sat 11 2020 to Apr Sat 18 2020
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    What's included

    7 breakfasts, 6 lunches, 6 dinners.
    2 nights simple hotels, 5 nights camping.
    One group airport arrival and departure transfer (please read the Joining Instructions in the Trip Notes for further information).
    5 days of trekking - full service on trek including baggage support and camping equipment (excluding personal equipment).
    Entrance fee for Dana Reserve.
    Guided sightseeing tour of Petra including entrance fees.
    Escorted by a licensed Jordanian tour guide, with a Bedouin trekking guide.
    A Bedouin trekking guide.
    All transportation in private modern air-conditioned vehicles.
    Group size: Minimum 6 / Maximum 16.

    Itinerary

    • Day 1 - Madaba Upon arrival into Amman's Queen Ali Airport, make your way to our group hotel in Madaba, approximately 30 minutes away.
    • Day 2 - Dana Nature Reserve Madaba - Wadi Feinan. After breakfast we drive south to the Dana Nature Reserve. We meet our Bedouin trek crew and guide and begin our first day of trekking, approximately 6 hours, which includes a lunch stop. From Dana to Feina it's mostly downhill and then route levels out and we enjoy a more leisurely walk through the valley, flanked by the Dana Mountains. On arrival in Wadi Feinan we set up camp for the night.
    • Day 3 - Trek to Wadi Barwas canyon Wadi Feinan - Wadi Barwas. Today we walk for 6 hours as we head across classic hamada landscape - dry, rock-strewn desert with little sand. There are spectacular views of the mountain ranges to the east, with the expansive Wadi Arabia desert out to the west. Mostly flat terrain, there are several small wadis that we must cross during this day trekking. Tonight we set up camp in Wadi Barwas.
    • Day 4 - Follow ancient Bedouin trails Wadi Barwas - Ras el Feid. Today we leave behind the hamada desert and start with a steep ascent across rocks and small boulders to a twisting goat herder's track which leads us up into the mountains through a dramatic valley, with views eastwards towards Wadi Araba Desert. While it is steep and at times challenging, the views when we reach the top of a high saddle are extremely rewarding. Our descent is on a well defined trail before we reach the dry river bed, where we will turn upstream to our camp for tonight at Ras el Feid.
    • Day 5 - Trek to Shkaret Msei'd Rasi el Feid - Shkaret Msei'd. Today we join a Bedouin trail to traverse a rocky valley, gradually ascending by way of dry wadis and cols. Lasting approximately 2 hours we eventually descend to a riverbed with perennial water. We will continue along the wadi floor before a gentle climb up to the pale colored sandstone mountains of the Petra region. Tonight we camp at the col of Shkaret Msei'd.
    • Day 6 - Trek through rock canyons to Little Petra Shkaret Msei'd - Beidha. The scenery changes dramatically today as we leave the narrow wadis behind and come upon the wide open sandstone hills that have the feel of a moonscape. With smooth and soft rocks the terrain is much easier to negotiate, with wide tracks and walkways. We pass through Bedouin encampments before reaching another rocky area as we descend into Little Petra. From the main entrance of Little Petra we make our way towards Beidha where we will camp overnight.
    • Day 7 - Petra Beidha - Petra. We bid farewell to our local trekking guide and crew this morning. Then we continue with our guide to Petra approximately 2-3 hours, starting across open farmland, we follow a well defined mountain track with views across Araba Desert. After 5 days of walking the entry into Petra is magnificent as your first glimpse the top of the Monastery as it comes into view through the mountains. We trek down from the Monastery and re-enter Petra through the main Siq, to get the most famous view of the iconic Treasury, as though you are entering Petra for the first time. After our sightseeing tour we overnight at a hotel in the nearby village of Wadi Musa, which is the gateway to Petra.
    • Day 8 - Amman Petra - Amman. After an early breakfast we transfer by private vehicle (3hrs) to Amman International Airport where our tour comes to an end.
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    $64*
    Monthly
    $278*
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