Jordan's Dana to Petra Trek
Day 1: Rendezvous at the group hotel in Madaba. A single timed group transfer from Amman Airport is provided. Otherwise KE Land Only package services begin with the overnight at the group hotel.
Day 2: Transfer by bus to Dana reserve. Trek to Wadi Feinan where we make a traditional Bedouin bivouac. We can choose to sleep out under the stars or in a tent.
Day 3: Trek from Wadi Feinan through a landscape of rocky desert and mountains, passing Byzantine ruins to our camp near the dry canyon of Wadi Barwas.
Day 4: Leaving the Wadi we climb up into the mountains following ancient Bedouin trails. We cross two passes to reach the green valley of Reis al Feid, where we camp above the river valley.
Day 5: We climb back into the mountains for a spectacular day of trekking offering far-reaching views before descending once more to camp at Shkaret Umseid.
Day 6: Leaving Shkaret Umseid the trail weaves through rock canyons and onto a high plateau area where the mountains of Petra come into view. We then descend to our camp at Beidah via Little Petra.
Day 7: Our trek today finishes right at the site of Petra arriving by way of a spectacular trail along the cliffs. After exploring the site with a guide we check in to our hotel in nearby Wadi Musa.
Day 8: Today we return to Madaba, driving via the Dead Sea and Mount Nebo. After our time at the Dead Sea, we have the use of changing facilities and showers to freshen-up before proceeding to Amman Airport in the early evening. KE Land Only package services end on arrival at the airport.
GPS Trip Data
Click on the link below to view the detailed stats for this holiday via Garmin Connect. Tracked using a Garmin GPSMap62 you can see detailed mapping of the route, daily distances travelled, the total ascent and descent each day and maximum altitude.