(Wadi Rum, Petra, Amman)
Important Note: Minimum number to run this tour is 5 travellers. Best time to travel due to weather restrictions is September to the end of November and mid-March till the end of May.
Prepare for an adventure of epic proportion and experience the journey from the red-rose granite and sandstone natural formations of the valley of the moon; Wadi Rum to one of the world’s most remarkable and famous areas of intrigue and wonder; Petra. Upon arrival at Queen Alia International Airport in Amman you will be met and assisted with the visa process and luggage retrieval, and transferred to King Aretas IV Luxury Camp via a private vehicle with driver. After an evening of rest and relaxation your trek begins with a private transfer via 4x4 Jeep to a Wadi Rum Village where your guide will equip and familiarize you to your camel. After a full day of trekking you will make your first of many overnight stops to camp at a sub-region of Wadi Rum referred to as Siq Albarrha. This trekking process continues for the next 5 days make overnight camps within numerous Wadi Rum sub-regions including Abu Al Houl, Al Homayma, Beer Hamad, Wadi Namala, and Abu Ekhshaba. On day 8, your camel caravan packs up for the last time and continues en-route to your finally destination, Petra. Upon arrival into Petra, you will disembark from your camel and be transfered to a Petra hotel via private vehicle with driver, for an overnight stay. After an early morning shower and breakfast, your guide will take you on a visit to the sites around Petra including the Treasury, Monastery and Little Petra. Upon completion, a private vehicle will transfer you back to Amman for dinner at Kan Zaman Traditional Restaurant before an overnight stay at an Amman hotel. After breakfast a private vehicle with driver will take you back to the airport for your departure flight home.
You will be met by an airport representative , then it is off to baggage claim and finally to passenger pick up. It is here that you will connect with our Kensington associate who will arrange airport transfer to your hotel.
A Jordanian Tourism tax will be paid on your behalf to cover public liability insurance on equipment such as Jeeps, camels and horses.
Airport meet and assist/transfer in Amman with a private vehicle and English speaking driver.
Upon arrival at Queen Alia International Airport, a private vehicle and driver will pick you up and transfer you to King Aretas IV Luxury Camp in Wadi Rum. Here, enjoy a traditional dinner and overnight stay before beginning your camel trek journey to Petra.
King Aretas IV Camp is the only premium camp in Jordan. This completely exclusive camp is located in the Wadi Rum valley in Wadi Rum, just inside the National Reserve. All of the highly trained and experienced staff and management have been hand selected from other 5 star hotels. This camp will provide guests with the best service and hospitality in order to create a complete feeling of desert relaxation.
After an early breakfast at King Aretas IV Luxury Camp, a 4x4 Jeep will deliver you to one of the many small villages around Wadi Rum where you will pick a camel and commence this trek. After a full day of riding, you will make camp in a sub-region of Wadi Rum called Siq Albarrha.
This mobile tented camp is setup in the late afternoon, after a full day of trekking. After an evening of rest this camp is packed onto the camel caravan, and re-setup upon arrival at the next camp-ground. This process continue for the entire camping section of the itinerary.
Upon completion of breakfast your camel caravan continues from Siq Albarrha towards Petra, stopping en-route for photos and exploration of the Wadi's, until reaching the sub-region of Abu Al Houl, for dinner and an overnight under the stars.
After breakfast the trek continues through Abu Al Houl towards another Wadi Rum sub-region known as Al Homayma. On the way you make stops for lunch whilst exploring the area. Upon arrival in Al Homayma, you will setup camp and prepare for dinner and overnight stay.
This journey toward Petra continues after a hardy breakfast, as the camel's are re-packed, you will begin another full day of riding to the sub-region of Beer Hamad. Once there, enjoy dinner and some rest and relaxation overnight before continuing this journey.
Bright and early, breakfast is served, while the camels are prepared for todays journey from Beer Hamad to the sub-region of Wadi Namala. This trek travels along diverse routes, typical of the Wadi's around the region, until reaching a suitable location for dinner and overnight camping.
From Wadi Namala the trek continues to the last sub region of Abu Ekhshaba. Here you will have dinner and your final night of camping under the stars.
After breakfast, the caravan of camels are packed for the last time, and you make route towards your final destination, Petra. Upon arrival into Petra, you will be delivered to your hotel for an indoor overnight.
The splendorous Mövenpick Resort Petra is the close neighbor of the ancient, dusty rose city of Petra. The hotel, offering 183 rooms and suites, plays host to wanderers aching for the short trek into this well of history and ruins. Upon returning, spend time at one of the seven hotel restaurants, each of which opens doors to culinary persuasions from across the world, though special focus is given to Middle Eastern specialties. The hotel itself remains a centre of activity, with a fully equipped fitness gym, health and wellness swimming pool and steam bath, and views of open horizons. Sit down to some traditional Arabic argil at the end of the evening, and absorb the sun as it sets.
Enjoy a hot shower before breakfast, and prepare to be amazed by the monuments of the region including the famous monastery and treasury. These beautiful sites have been carved directly into the rose stone walls of the Wadi, creating a truly unique and awe inspiring world wonder. After visiting the sites, a private vehicle will drive you back to Amman for dinner at Kan Zaman Restaurant, before overnighting at your Amman hotel.
Recently renovated, the Amman Marriott Hotel offers comfort and convenience to those visiting Amman. The city center hotel is close to the business district and tourist attractions, just steps away from the allure of this modern yet ancient city. The location of the Amman Mariott ensures that you don't miss anything, with area attractions such as the Citadel and Jerash only minutes away. The hotel also offers delicious dining options, as well as a health club for maximum well being in the middle of the city.
Please note obtaining a visa is your responsibility. These requirements change often and therefore it is best that you check with the Embassy of Jordan for the most up to date visa information.
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