Christmas and New Year on horseback in Jordan: 5 days1/2 on horseback in the Wadi Rum desert, visit of Petra, swim and relax in the Dead Sea.

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Type
Stationary and progressive trail rides
Comfort
In camps and bedrooms
Level
Level 3 :You must be able to walk, trot, canter and gallop outdoor
Promotion
End the year on horseback under the Jordan sun

Discount for bookings received in November
200€ off on 11-18 December
100€ off on all departures from 18 December until end of February

Highlights

agence voyage à cheval Comfortable camps with beds
agence voyage à cheval Optional luxury camps
agence voyage à cheval Visit of Petra, jewel of Jordan
agence voyage à cheval Relax and swim in the Dead Sea
agence voyage à cheval Jordan visa and visits included

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To end the year on horseback, for Christmas or New Year, a horseback ride in Jordan through the spectacular landscapes of the desert, with monuments from another era: a horseback journey through history. Nowhere else you will be so surprised by the diversity of changes of atmosphere, terrain, colors, mineral and vegetable matters. Nights in comfortable camps, fireside evenings, meeting with the nomadic Bedouins of southern Jordan. Ride on Arab horses and discover Bedouin traditions. Visit Petra, swim & relax in the Dead Sea !

Note: this program is flexible in duration and dates: contact us

SEE ALL OUR HORSEBACK TRAIL RIDES IN JORDAN:
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Itinerary
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Programme intro

HORSE RIDE IN JORDAN
INDICATIVE ITINERARY *
Note: this program is flexible in duration and dates: contact us

Day 1: Pick up at Amman airport and transfer to the hotel. Dinner buffet included for arrivals before 11:00 p.m., for arrivals after 11:00 p.m. dinner will be served in your room at no extra charge. Night at the hotel.
 
Jordanie rando à chevalDay 2: Transfer to the Dead Sea via the Wadi Araba desert, swim and relax on the private beach of a hotel: testing the exceptional buoyancy of the Dead Sea is an astonishing experience! Lunch at the hotel. Dinner and overnight in Madada.

Day 3: Early transfer to the stables where the desert team and the horses await you. The local team belongs to the Al Zoulabia tribe of Wadi Rum and knows the desert like the back of his hand. After a Jordanian coffee, you prepare the horses, which are allocated according to the level of each rider. You set off on your horse, an pure Jordan Arabian, towards the Khazali canyon, to our camp based near Raaka mountain, in the heart of the Wadi Rum.

Day 4: This morning, you ride into the red sand desert, cross canyons, up to the arch of Burdha. Picnic at the foot of Burdha mountain. In the afternoon, the riders sometimes cross large herds of camels, shepherds with their sheep: here the Bedouins find food all year round for their animals. This part of the desert is still wild and there are still some wolves that live there far from civilization. Great views of the Wadi Rum massif. Overnight at the camp.randonnee a cheval en jordanie

Day 5: You set off on horseback towards the Barrah Pyramids, passing through the spectacular Barrah Canyon, in Wadi Rum, surrounded by high cliffs where climbers are often seen. At the end of the canyon, you reach your lunch spot. The afternoon, your guide will find the best ways to cross secret canyons, to reach the camp before sunset !

Day 6: After breakfast, you ride south-east, cross beautiful valleys and discover a nice little arch called "Um Fruth". Nice afternoon walk on beautiful tracks before reaching your camp.

Day 7: Breakfast, then ride southwest towards the southern end of Um Ishrin Canyon. Very beautiful landscape. You continue on horseback towards the valley of red sand to reach your camp. Dinner and overnight at the camp.
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Day 8: - Saturday: After breakfast, early departure for Petra (2h30 to 3 hours drive). The opportunity to visit this legendary site on foot, accompanied at the beginning by a Jordanian guide until the exit of the Siq at Khazneh (the treasure). Lunch (not included, but possibility of catering on site). Then you are free to explore this majestic site on your own until nightfall. Meet at the hotel in the evening for dinner. Night at the hotel in Petra.

 
Day 9 - Sunday: At 9 am, departure for Little Petra in Baida (15 minutes drive), you then enjoy 3 hours on horseback and, after lunch, departure for Madaba, check-in at the Grand Hotel. At 7:30 p.m., departure from the hotel for the oldest house in Madaba (Adonis restaurant), for the farewell dinner. Night at the hotel.

Day 10: After breakfast, transfer to Amman airport.

Eve dinner: Our team will prepare a nice dinner for the eve called mansaf, it is the Jordanian traditional dish made of lamb cooked in a sauce of fermented yogurt and served with rice.

* Indicative itinerary. May be changed: the climatic conditions, the winds, the changing nature of the terrain, the physical condition of the riders ... determine daily the route, and the choice of camp locations. This under the responsibility of the guide, in charge of the group.

MEETING/DEPARTURE

Note: this program is flexible in duration and dates: contact us

MEETING: 
Day 1 at Amman airport. Transfer at 7 pm or 11 pm.

DEPARTURE:
Day 10 after breakfast, transfer to Amman airport. 

AIRPORT TRANSFERS:
Amman airport transfers are free at the fixed times. Out of the fixed times: 50 € / car / transfers to pay locally.

FLIGHTS: 
It is more interesting to book your ticket, a transport package included is generally more expensive with agency commissions. However, we are at your disposal to help you find the best rates or to offer you a transport trip included on request. We advise you the following comanies: Turkish Airlines  Austrian et Alitalia.
In winter, Easyjet offers mow cost flights from Geneva to Aqaba.

INDICATIVE FLIGHT PRICES:
Paris - Amman - Paris:  from 500 €.
Genava - Aqaba - Geneva:  from 150 € in winter.

Riding

 RIDING LEVEL: image 44
You must be able to walk, trot, canter and galop outdoor on open spaces.
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HORSES: 
Arabs or crossed, well balanced, trail rides professionals. 

TACK: 
English synthetic "Wintec" saddles.  

GUIDE: 
Local English speaking guide and assistants, tranfering luggage and preparing meals.

Comfort

rando Jordanie à chevalACCOMMODATION:
4 nights in hotels in 2-3 person bedrooms (single bedrooms available with supplement), 5 nights in comfortable camps (tents with beds).
Indivulal tents for single travelers without supplement on comfort camps (not on luxury camps). First 4 nights on the same camp, fifth night on a different camp.

CAMPS:
Comfort camps: comfortable Bedouin tents with beds and warm covers. Shared shower and toilet facilities.
Luxury camps: very comfortable tents with beds, sheets, warm covers, heated and air conditioned. Private sanitary facilities, swimming pool.

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rando equestre en jordanieMEALS:
Taken on camps prepared by the assistance team, in hotels and restaurants in the evening. Noon: 1 free lunch in Petra, 1 lunch at the hotel on the Dead Sea, picnics during horseback rides.

voyages équestresEve dinner: Our team will prepare a mansaf: the traditional Jordanian dish, made with lamb cooked in a fermented yogurt sauce and served with rice.
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voyages équestresFarewell dinner: at the Adonis restaurant, oldest house in Madaba

 


INDICATIVE HOTELS:
Grand hotel Madaba - Petra Palace
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COMFORT CAMP:
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LUXURY CAMP (supplement option)
4 nights luxury camps option Palmera Camp Wadi Rum:      
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 1 night comfort camp & luxury camps option - Beit Ali Lodge Camp:
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Rates
Promotion
End the year on horseback under the Jordan sun

Discount for bookings received in November
200€ off on 11-18 December
100€ off on all departures from 18 December until end of February

Infos tarif

Note: this program is flexible in duration and dates: contact us

rando Jordanie à cheval2021 PRICE / PER PERSON:

Comfort camp: 1900 € / person in tents (individual if you are traveling alone) and shared bedrooms
Single bedroom supplement in the hotels: 190 €
Luxury camp: 950 € supplement in a shared bedrooms & tent

Single bedroom supplement in the hotels & single tents: 700 €

Registration fees: 15 €

Prices may go down or up depending on the exchange rate at the time of registration.

THE PRICE INCLUDES:

• Visa to enter Jordan

• Reception and transfers from / to Amman airport (AMM), transfers at fixed times (7pm and 11pm)

• 1 day visit of Petra
• Equipped horse rental
• Horseback rides 

• 1 guide and support team

• 1 day at the Dead Sea

• Full board from day 1 dinner to breakfast day 10 (or dinner from day 9 if take off too early), except lunch in Petra

• Drinks (water, tea and coffee during the ride)

• Accommodation  4 nights hotels in double room (or triple if odd number of same-sex riders)

• 5 nights in camps
• single tent if traveling single (comfort camp only , not included in luxury camp)

• Financial bond for your payments by our travel agent guarantee.

THE PRICE DOESN'T INCLUDE:

• Flights and airport taxes

• 1 lunch in Petra

• Airport transfers outside the fixed times: 50 € / car / transfer

• Drinks (other than bottled water and wine included in the camp)

• Insurance assistance, repatriation, cancellation ...

• Tips (recommendation: about 20 JOD for the entire team)

• Single bedroom option and single tent option (for the luxury camp option only)

• All that is not indicated in "THE PRICE INCLUDES"

Dates
Infos calendrier

Note: this program is flexible in duration and dates: contact us

Dates From Infos Contact
- 1900€ 1700€ FLEXIBLE DATES & DURATION LAST AVAILABILITIES 200 € OFF ! CONFIRMED DEPARTURE + Infos
- 1900€ 1800€ FLEXIBLE DATES & DURATION LAST AVAILABILITIES 100 € OFF ! CONFIRMED DEPARTURE + Infos
- 1900€ 1800€ FLEXIBLE DATES & DURATION LAST AVAILABILITIES 100 € OFF ! CONFIRMED DEPARTURE + Infos
- 1900€ 1800€ EVERY WEEK IN JANUARY - FINAL ITINERARY ON PROCESS + Infos
- 1900€ 1800€ EVERY WEEK IN FEBRUARY - FINAL ITINERARY ON PROCESS + Infos
Booking
How to book
HOW TO BOOK:

By booking with Cap Rando, you get the benefit of the French travel agency law, one of the strictest in the world: an unlimited financial guarantee for all your payments !

BOOKING PROCEDURE:

1. CHECK THE AVAILABILITY, PRICE, DISCOUNT:
Check the availability and price (depending on the type of accommodation and after possible discounts) by contacting us through the availability & quote request form or by phone +33 (0)483431321, whatsapp +33(0)609520324, or e-mail: [email protected]

2. BOOKING:
Fill out the online registration form: 
https://www.horsebackridingvacations.eu/form/formulaire-d-inscription


3. INSURANCES:
Cap Rando is covered for its professional civil liability: GENERALI contract n ° AL974010.
To register on a Cap Rando holiday, you must be covered by an individual liability insurance covering your activity, individual accident, assistance, repatriation, and possibly cancellation (strongly recommended not to lose your payment in case of unforeseen your cancellation insurance contract). We offer Europe Union citizens to subscribe the "Cap Protection Insurance" from Chapka Insurance: see prices. This covers you for cancellation, interruption of stay, individual accident, assistance 24h / 24h, medical expenses abroad, luggage insurance, civil liability. You can also only take a cancellation insurance if you have insurance covering other risks. If you pay by credit card, depending on your card, you may be fully covered: check your contract.
For non West European citizens, you can subscribe directly an insurance for instance on: https://www.axatravelinsurance.com/

4. PAYMENT:
A 30% deposit is required upon booking, the balance being due 60 days before the stay date. Less than 60 days before your departure date, full payment is requested at registration.
You can pay:
- By credit card on our secure payment website: Click here to access the server
- By bank transfer: Bank information

Your payments are guaranted by our GROUPAMA travel agent bond.
If you book a trip through Cap Rando, you have the guarantee not to loose any payment. 
The French law is the strongest and requires all French travel agencies to have an unlimited financial guarantee for their customers in case of financial failure.


5. CONFIRMATION:
You will receive a confirmation file and contract with the invoice and all practical information within 24 hours after reception of your registration form and payment.

6. CANCELLATION POLICY:
See general conditions and special covid conditions: cancellation conditions.
Please note: Any stay may be canceled in the event of insufficient bokkings to ensure the stay up to 21 days before the starting date. In this case, a replacement stay may be offered to you, if it does not suit you: full refund is guaranteed without compensation. We advise you to book refundable flights / trains.

Reviews
GUEST REVIEWS
Risse - Switzerland

Magnificent ride, great landscapes, well-chosen camps in beautiful and very little frequented places. Perfect care. Very nice horseback ride, friendly and very professional guide. Pretty, well-groomed horses. 3 satisfying hotel nights, buffet meals with lots of choice, other nights in camps and meals prepared with care by the accompanying cook. Overall my stay was Excellent!