HORSE RIDE IN JORDAN
INDICATIVE ITINERARY *
Day 1: Arrival in Jordan. Reception at Amman airport and transfer to the hotel in Madaba. Meeting and presentation of the team. Flight arrivals are generally late: dinner is not included. Night at the hotel in Madaba.
Day 2: Early departure for Petra (2h30 to 3h drive). Visit this mythical site, initially accompanied by a Jordanian guide (most of the time English-speaking) until you reach the exit of the Siq in Khazneh (the treasure). Snack at noon. Then, you are free to explore this majestic site on your own until nightfall. Dinner and overnight at the camp or hotel: according to your comfort choice.
Day 3: After breakfast, meeting with the local team and allocation of horses according to the level of each. You ride for this first day on horseback, in one of the most beautiful places in the world to discover "Little Petra" and Baidah. Dinner and overnight at the Seven Wonder camp: comfortable or luxury tent or room according to your choice.
Day 4: After breakfast, transfer to the Wadi Rum (1 hour drive) to meet your guide and the horses. You are riding south. You cross the valley of Um Ishrin, then reach your camp for lunch after 2 hours on horseback. In the afternoon, you visit the house of Lawrence of Arabia and the red sand dunes of Anafishia. Dinner and night in bivouac, or camp "comfort" or "luxury" according to your choice.
Day 5: You go on horseback in the protected area of Wadi Rum, on beautiful tracks offering long canters. You pass by the natural arch of Um frouth, and the red sand dune with Anafishia inscriptions. Dinner and night camping, or in comfort tent and camp, or luxury tent or room, according to your choice.
Day 6: Breakfast at the camp, then departure on horseback towards the area of the Um Frouth arch. Crossing beautiful red sand canyons and lunch at the foot of Burdha mountain. Afternoon ride on a beautiful track with a beautiful view of the red mountains of Wadi Rum. Dinner and night camping, or in comfort tent and camp, or luxury tent or room, according to your choice.
Day 7: Crossing Barrah: another spectacular canyon in Wadi Rum, surrounded by high cliffs, where climbers are often seen. At the end of the canyon, you reach your lunch spot. Return to the village of Wadi Rum and visit Lawrence Wale. At the end of the ride, you say goodbye to our team and your horse. Transfer to the Madaba hotel with farewell dinner in one of the oldest restaurants in town.
Day 8: Departure after breakfast, transfer to Amman airport.
Dead Sea extension option:
Day 8: Transfer to the Dead Sea via the Wadi Araba desert, swimming and relaxing on a hotel's private beach: testing the exceptional buoyancy of the Dead Sea is an amazing experience ! Lunch (not included) at the hotel. Camping and Comfort option: transfer, dinner and night in hotel in Madaba. Luxury option: Night at the Dead Sea hotel.
Day 9: Depart after breakfast, transfer to Amman airport.
* 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.