Jordan on horseback. Discover Petra on horseback: a unique experience ! Then ride through the highlands. And relax at the end of the ride in the Red Sea and the Dead Sea !

Cap Rando Selection : Trips organized by Cap Rando partners
Type
In line progressive trail rides
Comfort
In camps and bedrooms
Level
Level 3 :You must be able to walk, trot, canter and gallop outdoor
Highlights
  • Unique: horseback riding in Petra at dawn !
  • Itinerary suitable for summer: higher in altitude
  • Shobak Castle Tour
  • Red Sea & Dead Sea Extension and Aqaba Tour

A program designed to enjoy Jordan in the summer, riding on the high plateaus which culminate at 1600 meters and more, avoding the desert heat. The high plateaus of the Shobak region in Petra offer the rider superb trails with breathtaking views of Israel and the Wadi Araba. Crossing old villages pastoral life of the mountain Bedouins. Entry into Petra on horseback in the early morning: unique ! Your local team from Petra will introduce you to Jordan traditions and the rich history of this unique itinerary: from the castle of Shobak to the pink city of Petra ... One of the 7 wonders of the world !

 

 SEE ALL OUR HORSEBACK TRAIL RIDES IN JORDAN :
horse rising holiday in Jordan

Itinerary
Image programme
rando Petra à cheval
Programme intro

Jordan horseback riding
HORSE RIDE IN JORDAN
INDICATIVE ITINERARY *

Day 1 - Day 1 - Saturday: Welcome.
Reception at the airport upon arrival of your flight. Transfer to your hotel in Madaba. Dinner not included as flight arrivals are usually late. Night at the hotel.

image-20230607144356-1Day 2 - Sunday: Early departure for the road of kings in the footsteps of the crusaders. First visit to the castle of Kerak located 1h30 drive from Madaba about 115 km. Visit of the Castle, one of the most important fortresses built by the Crusaders. Renaud de Châtillon and the revenge of Saladin the siege of Kerak a story of more than 1000 that your local guide will tell you! You continue your road to Shobak (about 1 hour drive). Shobak Castle, or Montreal Krak, is located on a rocky outcrop over 900 meters. Perched dramatically like a ship on the crest of a hill, Shobak Castle was the first to be built by the Crusaders in Transjordan 1000 years ago. Lunch at Shobak where the horses and the team are waiting for you. Depart on horseback on the tracks of the Hishe Forest National Park with breathtaking views of Israel and Wadi Araba. Stunning sunset over Wadi Araba. Night in bivouac.

image-20230607183024-1Day 3 - Monday: Local breakfast. The fresh mountain air is pleasant, and you leave quietly after preparing your mounts, on pleasant paths that lead you to Beida. You come across shepherds with their herds, old stone villages: proof that the hillsides were inhabited and cultivated. Night in bivouac

Day 4 - Tuesday: By steep paths you descend to Beidha Little Petra. You can see in the distance, the Djebel Haroun, Monastery of the brother of Moses. You cross the Siq al Barid and enjoy the Djebel Garoun: small plateau overlooking the Beidha region. Beidha (Arabic, the white) or sometimes Bayda: a major Neolithic archaeological site located about three kilometers north of Petra, near Siq al-Barid. In 1985, the site was included in the listing of Petra as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Archaeological excavations carried out in 1957 and 1983 have made it possible to determine three periods of occupation which image-20230608153944-1participated in the formation of this tel: a Natufian occupation in the 11th millennium BC. AD, another during the pre-ceramic Neolithic B phase in the 7th millennium BC. AD which sees the establishment of a village with masonry constructions, and finally the Nabataean presence between the 2nd century BC. J.-C. and first century BC. The archaeological site is located on the outskirts of the modern village of Beidha, which gave it its name. Night in bivouac.

Day 5 - Wednesday: You ride on the extended site of Beidha all morning, on a varied terrain allowing nice canters: the crossing of canyons. An exceptional site where human history has left its mark. Return to Wadi Musa by the paths which overlook the Bedouin village. Transfer to your hotel.

Petra à chevalDay 6: - Thursday: Petra on horseback - Very early departure from the hotel at daybreak: a tea will be offered by your guide. The crossing of Petra on horseback is done before the official opening of the site! At the pace of horses resounding on the cobblestones of sic, 1.5 km to cover before arriving in front of the Khasneh: the most famous monument of the ancient city of Petra! The horses take you on a legendary day crossing the Roman road in the early morning and a full day of site visits until nightfall when you reach the superb Seven Wonder camp! Evening around the fire and traditional music to end this exceptional ride in style. Night at the comfort camp with sanitary facilities.

Day 7 - Friday: Petra on foot - You leave your camp for the visit of Petra. The visit of classic Petra with more time on image-20230607182840-1foot is done by the mythical path, one of the most beautiful paths in the world renovated. Leaving in the morning quietly from Little Petra, a 4X4 bus takes you to the monastery. In 45 minutes less than an hour you arrive in front of this superb monument. This allows you not to climb the 3000 steps! Free day on site.
8 Days Version: Transfer to your hotel in Madaba.
10 days version: Transfer to Aqaba to enjoy an evening in the city center souk. The city lives at night and everything stays open very late. Night at the hotel in Aqaba.

Day 8 - Saturday:
8 Days Version: After breakfast, transfer to Amman airport.
image-20230124223314-110-day version: Relaxation day in the Red Sea in a pleasant complex: swimming pools, corals, and possibility of diving. At the end of the day: transfer to the Wadi Rum desert to enjoy the Bedouin nightlife. Dinner and night at the Bedouin camp.

Day 9 - Sunday:
10 days version: After breakfast, early departure for the Dead Sea: enjoy swimming and lunch in one of the 5 star hotels! Transfer to your hotel in Madaba, dinner at one of the oldest restaurants in Madaba: the Adonis Hotel which is over 120 years old, 10 minutes walk from the hotel.

Day 10 - Monday:
10 days version: After breakfast, transfer to Amman airport.

* The itinerary is given as an indication. It can be subject to changes: the weather conditions, the winds, the changing nature of the terrain, the physical condition of the riders … daily determine the itinerary, and the choice of camp sites. This is under the sole responsibility of the guide, in charge of the group.

MEETING/DEPARTURE

MEETING: 
Saturday evening (8 and 10 day version) at Amman airport. Transfer upon arrival of your flight. 


DEPARTURE: 
Saturday morning 8 day version) or Monday morning (10 day version) after breakfast in Amman. Transfer to Amman airport.

AIRPORT TRANSFERS:
Amman airport transfers: ±20€ per person per way.
Transfers are to be paid on site in cash in € or US$, or by credit card.

FLIGHTS: 
Our rates do not include flights to Joran: it is more interesting to book yourself, 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 offer you a trip including transport on request.

Riding

 RIDING LEVEL: image 44
You must be able to walk, trot, canter and galop outdoor on open spaces.

WEIGHT:
Maximum 85 kg.
cheval en jordanie
HORSES: 
Arabs or crossed, well balanced, trail rides professionals. 

TACK: 
English "Wintec" saddles.  

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

Comfort

ACCOMMODATION *: image-20230125171049-1
8 day version:
3 nights in 3-4* hotels, 1 night in a comfortable bedouin camp, 3 nights in bivouacs .
10 day version:
4 nights in 3-4* hotels, 2 nights in comfortable bedouin camps, 3 nights in bivouacs (camping tents).
The Cap Rando image-20220416213942-1 :
Only 3 nights under camping tents for more comfort !

rando cheval bivouac Jordanie

CAMPING "BIVOUACS"

2 person tents supplied with comfortable foam mattresses, 1 person tents if traveling single. Showers are available, to be used with bedpans.

 

image-20230125172257-1

BEDOUIN CAMPS

Comfortable bedouin tents with beds and warm blankets. Common sanitary facilities.

Jordanie à cheval semaine à cheval en Jordanie rando équestre en Jordanie

 

8 DAYS / 7 NIGHTS :

Nights 1 & 7:
image-20230607154017-1
Mariam hotel - Madaba

Nights 2,3,4:
rando cheval Jordanie

Bivouacs​​​​​

Night 5:
image-20221222192342-4
Edom hotel
 - Petra

Night 6:
image-20221222191114-2

Camp Seven Wonders
- Little Petra

* Hébergements indicatifs pouvant varier notamment en fonction des disponibilités et des conditions climatiques.

 

10 DAYS / 9 NIGHTS / RED SEA & DEAD SEA EXTENSION:

Nights 1 & 9:
image-20230607154017-1
Mariam hotel - Madaba
Night 7:
image-20230607161630-1
Aquavista hotel - Aqaba

Nights 2,3,4:
rando cheval Jordanie

Bivouacs​​​​​

Night 8:
image-20221222193040-5

Camp Bédouin - Wadi Rum

Night 5:
image-20221222192342-4
Edom hotel
 - Petra

Night 6:
image-20221222191114-2

Camp Seven Wonders
- Little Petra

* Hébergements indicatifs pouvant varier notamment en fonction des disponibilités et des conditions climatiques.

 

image-20221222230706-1MEALS:voyage à cheval en Jordanie
In the evening, the meals are taken on the camps, or in the restaurants of the hotels, a dinner in one of the oldest restaurant of Madaba. At noon, during horseback riding, picnics are prepared and brought by the assistance team.


LUGGAGE TRANSFERS:
Luggage are transfered every day from camps/hotels to camps/hotels by logistic vehicles.

Rates
Infos tarif

2024 PRICE / PER PERSON : 

8 days - 7 nights:
1700 € / person in 2-3 person bedrooms and tents. 

Single tent and bedroom supplement in the hotels: 200 €

10 days - 9 nights:
1900 € / person in 2-3 person bedrooms and tents. 

Single tent and bedroom supplement in the hotels: 250 €

Supplements:
Amman airport transfers: ±20€ per person per way. Transfers are to be paid on site in cash in € or US$ or by credit card.

Booking fees: 15 €

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

THE PRICE INCLUDES: 

• Jordan pass including entry visa to Jordan and access to tourist sites

1 day tour of Petra
• 5 days of horse riding
• Full board see accommodation from
day 2 breakfast until day 8 (8 day version) or day 10 (10 day version) breakfast, except 1 lunch in Petra.
• Bottled water on the camps

• The financial guarantee of your payments by our travel operator guarantee

THE PRICE DOESN'T INCLUDE: 

• Return flights to Jordan
• Transfers from/to Amman airport
• 1 lunch in Petra
• Lunch and dinner on the arrival day (flights generally arriving late)
• Lunch and dinner on the departure day
• Drinks other than bottled water on the camps
• Individual insurance
• Tips (recommendation: about 20 JOD for the whole team)
• Single bedrooms / tents
• Any service not mentioned in "THE PRICE INCLUDES"

INSURANCE:
Paying by card: you may be covered by its insurance.
We offer to Europe Union & Swiss citizens (only) Chapka insurances:

Cap Security: full insurance with cancellation. Cap Cancellation: cancellation only.
See prices & information

FLIGHTS :
Flights to/from Jordan are not included because it is more interesting to book directly 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 prices or to offer you a flight included package on request (free service).

 

Dates
Dates From Infos Contact
- 1700€ 8 DAYS Information request
- 1900€ 10 DAYS Information request
- 1700€ 8 DAYS Information request
- 1900€ 10 DAYS Information request
- 1700€ 8 DAYS Information request
- 1900€ 10 DAYS Information request
- 1700€ 8 DAYS Information request
- 1900€ 10 DAYS Information request
- 1700€ 8 DAYS Information request
- 1900€ 10 DAYS Information request
- 1700€ 8 DAYS Information request
- 1900€ 10 DAYS Information request
- 1700€ 8 DAYS Information request
- 1900€ 10 DAYS Information request
- 1700€ 8 DAYS Information request
- 1900€ 10 DAYS Information request
- 1700€ 8 DAYS Information request
- 1900€ 10 DAYS Information request
Prices may be revised down or up depending on the exchange rate.
Booking
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: contact@horsebackridingvacations.eu
If you already have received the confirmation of the availability and the price, you can proceed directly to your booking:

2. BOOKING:
Fill out the online registration form: https://www.horsebackridingvacations.eu/form/booking-form
If you are registering and paying for several riders, you can add riders on the form.
If you have difficulty with the online form or if you prefer:
- Download the Excel file for 1 rider
- Download the Open Office file for 1 rider
- Download the Excel file for 2 riders
- Download the Open Office for 2 riders
To be completed, saved on your computer, and sent by email as an attachment.
Your personal information (birth date, height, weight, riding level & experience, health information, etc.) are contractuals. The facility / guide / instructor may exclude on site and without compensation, any person whose information is different from the information provided on the registration form, and/or who does not correspond to the conditions of participation.

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 cancellation for a reason covered by a cancellation insurance).
We offer to Europe Union, Switzerland, Liechtenstein, Norway residents (only) to subscribe the "Cap Security" insurance from Chapka Insurance. This covers you for cancellation, interruption of stay, individual accident, assistance 24h / 24h, repatriation, medical expenses abroad, luggage insurance, civil liability. You can also only subscribe a "Cap Cancellation" cancellation insurance if you have insurance covering other risks. 
See all information about our cancellation policy and Chapka insurance offer.
For other country citizens: if you pay by credit card, depending on your card, you may be fully covered: check your contract.
The US citizens can subscribe directly an insurance for instance on: https://www.axatravelinsurance.com/

4. PAYMENT:
- For a stay starting at more than 60 days: It is requested at registration: 30% of the price of the stay, the payment of the insurance possibly subscribed, the transport possibly requested, the booking fees. The balance is to be paid 60 days before the start date of the stay.
- For a stay starting at less than 60 days: Full payment is requested upon registration.
- For a stay starting at less than 21 days: Full payment by credit card is requested upon registration.
- If these are the last places available: Payment by credit card is requested upon registration.
You can pay:
- By credit card on our secure payment website: You will be directed to the payment link after completing the online booking form.
- By bank transfer: Our bank information will be sent to you after reception of your booking form.
For a quick processing and to secure your registration, receipt of your confirmation file within 24-48 hours: choose a payment by credit card. In addition: payment by credit card can allow you to benefit from its possible insurance.
Please note: your reservation will only be confirmed after receipt of your payment.
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 useful information within 24-48 hours after reception of your registration form and payment.

6. TRANSPORTS:
Before booking your transport: we advise you to wait for the receipt of the confirmation file and check that your transports feet with the meeting/separation times of the offered transfers. We recommend booking refundable transports.

7. CANCELATION POLICY:
Please note: Any stay may be canceled if there are insufficient bookings to ensure the stay up to 20 days before the date of a stay of more than 6 days, 7 days for a stay of 2 to 5 days. In this case, you may be offered a replacement stay or a departure with a supplement, if these proposals do not suit you: a full refund (unless you have accepted a possible supplement upon registration), excluding booking fees and possible non-refundable transport, is guaranteed without compensation.
See the cencellation policy: cancelation conditions.

8. SALE CONDITIONS:
You can consult the sale conditions: see the conditions.


 

Reviews
GUEST REVIEWS
Jean - France

Des paysages époustouflants traversés sur d'excellents chevaux, rapides et endurants. Le thé réconfortant nous attend à la fin de chaque étape préparé par une équipe accueillante. La cuisine est délicieuse par ailleurs.