Itinerary Details

Upon arrival at the Amman airport, you will be welcomed by a Rahhalah representative, and once the whole group assembles, you will be transferred to Dana (a 3-4-hour drive).

Note: Arrival at Amman must be before 12:00pm. If there are no convenient flights, please arrange to arrive one day earlier, and you will be picked up in the morning from your hotel (cost of extra night is not included in the price of the trip).

When in Dana, you will check in in your hotel, and you will spend the rest of the day in leisure, relaxing, or exploring the area at your own pace.

In the evening, you will meet with your guide for a trip briefing and gear preparation and, then, you will enjoy your first dinner in Jordan.

Accommodation: Dana Tower Hotel or similar

After an early breakfast in Dana Nature Reserve, you will embark for your hiking adventure, heading down towards Mansoura Village, walking along the edge of a plateau overlooking Wadi Araba, finally reaching small village in Shobak where you will set camp.

Distance/Duration of Hiking: 16 km, approx. 6 hrs
Accommodation: Camping in durable tents (twin share). Note that the camp is basic, with no electricity, running water, or modern bathroom facilities.

After enjoying a beautiful sunrise and an early breakfast at the camp, you head towards the second camp of the trail, Ras Al Faid, following 4x4 tracks along the plateau that overlooks Al-Shobak Mountains

Distance/Duration of Hiking: 21 km, approx. 7-8 hrs
Accommodation: Camping in durable tents (twin share). Note that the camp is basic, with no electricity, running water, or modern bathroom facilities.

After breakfast, you will leave Ras Al-Faid, hiking on rocky terrain, enjoying on the way spectacular views of the barren desert landscape and interesting encounters with desert vegetation or animals. Once you arrive in Little Petra, you will settle into a Bedouin camp hidden behind the mountains.

Distance/Duration of Hiking: 21 km, approx. 7-8 hrs

Accommodation: Camping in durable tents (twin share). Note that the camp is basic, with no electricity, running water, or modern bathroom facilities.

After breakfast, you will enter Petra from the side of Little Petra, that is, “from the back door”, following an ancient Nabatean route that will take you out of the valley and around the mountains. You will first reach the “Monastery” before the route takes you to the famous “Treasury” and, through the “Siq”, to the visitors’ center. The trail will end at Wadi Musa, before you check in in your hotel for a well-deserved relaxing evening.

Distance/Duration of Hiking: 16 km, approx. 6 hrs
Accommodation: 4* hotel or camp in Petra

After breakfast, you will check out and you will be transferred, as a group, to Amman International Airport for your flight back home (a 2-3-hour drive).

Note: It is recommended that your departure flights are after 5pm.