Cap Rando Selection : Trips organized by Cap Rando partners
Type
In line progressive trail rides
Comfort
Accomodation in comfortable camping tents
Level
Level 3 :You must be able to walk, trot, canter and gallop outdoor
From
1750€
Duration
10 days - 9 nights / 6 days riding in Jordan

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A horseback ride in Jordan for riders who like open spaces, silence and freedom. Nowhere else you will be so surprised by the diversity of changes of atmosphere, terrain, colors, mineral and vegetable matters. Nights under the stars, fireside evenings, meeting with the nomadic Bedouins of southern Jordan. Ride on Arab horses and discover Bedouin traditions. This ride starts with Petra on horseback, then five days riding in the Wadi Rum desert.
 

Itinerary
Programme intro

HORSE RIDE IN JORDAN
INDICATIVE ITINERARY *


Day 1 - Saturday: Pick up at Amman airport and transfer to the hotel. Dinner not included due to late arrivals of flights. Night at the hotel.

Day 2 - Sunday: After breakfast, early departure for Petra (2h30 to 3 hour drive). The opportunity to visit this legendary site on foot, accompanied at the start by a Jordanian guide until leaving the Siq at Khazneh (the treasure). Lunch (not included, but possibility of catering on site). Then you are free to explore this majestic site by yourself until nightfall. Meet at the hotel in the evening for dinner. Night at the hotel in Petra.

Day 3 - Monday: Morning transfer to the Wadi Rum stables Wadi Rum (approx. 1 hour and a half drive) 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 their pocket. After a Jordanian coffee, you prepare the horses, whose allocation is based on the level of each rider. You ride in the direction of the south of the massif, passing near the source of Lawrence of Arabia which is at the foot of Djebel Rum, the highest Jordanian peak which culminates at 1784 meters, and at the foot of the Khazali mountain. You visit its canyon and its Talmudic inscriptions. Along the way, you stop for a lunch break in the shade of the mountains before continuing the afternoon on the slopes of Djebel Katar. Night in camp.

Day 4 - Tuesday: You continue your ride towards the great south, you pass near the caves of Arab Antar, famous Bedouin warrior. This lunch, your meal takes place in the heart of the pink mountain of Swebit. Here, far from tourism, still live a few Bedouin families according to ancient traditions. Night in camp. From 4 to 6 hours on horseback.

Day 5 - Wednesday: This morning, you ride up the suspended plateau of Nogra which rises to 1450 meters, and makes you gain height. The deep sand imposes a slow progression, the horses sometimes cross large herds of camels, shepherds with their sheep, here the Bedouins find food all year for their animals. This part of the desert is still wild and there are some wolves who live there far from civilization. During your descent, you will enjoy the breathtaking view of the Wadi Rum Massif, the Jebel Burdha with its arch and the Djebel Rum, which rises in the distance. In the afternoon the slopes of Thora offer beautiful opportunities for gallops. Night in camp.

Day 6 - Thursday: You leave in the direction of Burdha's Ark, by pretty slopes on the mountainside. Lunch at the foot of the arch. Afternoon, towards the north pyramids of Barrah canyon, passing by the house of Lawrence of Arabia, an ancient Nabataean temple with a superb view of the red sand valleys. Overnight in Um Zelga, the camp is located at the foot of the De Barrah pyramids. 4 to 6 hours on horseback

Day 7 - Friday: This morning, you cross the Barrah canyon, a climbing paradise. You will have lunch in the northern part of the pyramids. Afternoon on the large clay expanses of Diseh where camel races take place. Night in camp. About 5 hours on horseback.

Day 8: - Saturday: This last day, you ride up the Um Ishrin valley and cross the valley of the Anafishia red dunes. Return to the stables and transfer to Aqaba. Relaxation in the Red Sea. Overnight at Hotel Aqaba. 2 to 3 hours on horseback. 

Day 9 - Sunday: Transfer to the Dead Sea via the Wadi Araba desert, swimming and relaxation: testing the exceptional buoyancy of the Dead Sea is an amazing experience! . About 3h30 drive to enjoy the Dead Sea. Dinner and overnight in Madada. 

Day 10: Transfer to Amman airport. Depending on your departure time you can visit the Royal Amman stables on Monday mornings. Supplement by Taxi to pay directly.

* Indicative itineraries. They 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.
 

 
This last day, you go up the valley of Um Ishrin and cross the valley of the red dunes of Anafishia. Return to the stables and transfer to Aqaba. Relaxation in the Red Sea. Overnight at Hotel Aqaba. 2 to 3 hours on horseback. Transfer to Amman for the 9 day version.
 
This morning, you cross the Barrah canyon, a climbing paradise. You will have lunch in the northern part of the pyramids. Afternoon on the large clay expanses of Diseh where camel races take place. Night in Bivouac. About 5 hours on horseback.
MEETING/DEPARTURE

MEETING: 
Saturday at Amman airport. Transfer at 7 pm or 11 pm.

DEPARTURE:
Monday after breakfast, transfer to Amman airport. 

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.

Riding

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RIDING LEVEL: 
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 "Wintec" saddles.  

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

Comfort

ACCOMMODATION:
4 nights in hotels in 2-3 person bedrooms, 5 nights camping.
Camps: indivulal tents and showers availableCAMPS:
Indivulal tents and showers available 

MEALS:
Picnics, dinners in restaurants for the 3 nights in hotels, dinners prepared by the assistants on camps.

LUGGAGE TRANSFERS: 
The assistants transfer luggage every day by car. 

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Rates
Infos tarif

2020 PRICES / PER PERSON: 
1750 € / person in 2-3 person bedrooms and tents. 
Single tent and bedroom supplement in the hotels: 185 €
Registration fees: 15 €
Prices may go down or up depending on the exchange rate at the time of registration.

PRICE INCLUDES:
• Reception and transfers from / to Amman airport (AMM), transfers at specific times (19h and 23h), except special arrangement
• 1 day visit of Petra
• Horseback riding 
• 1 day visit Mont Nebo / Dead Sea
• Full board breakfast from day 2 to breakfast day 10 (or dinner from day 9 if take off too early), except lunch in Petra (day 4) and at Death Sea (day 9).
• Drinks (water, tea and coffee during the ride)
• Accommodation  4 nights hotels in double room (or triple if odd number of same-sex riders)
• Other nights in camps (individual tent without supplement for single persons)
• Financial bond for your payments by our travel agent guarantee.


PRICE DOESN'T INCLUDE: 
• Flights and airport taxes
• Lunch in Petra (day 4) and at Death Sea (day 9).
• Transfers outside the scheduled hours: 50 € / journey / vehicle of 4 people
• 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
• Visa to enter in Jordan
• Any service not mentioned as included

Dates
Dates From Infos Contact
- 1750.00 € EVERY WEEK SATURDAY TO MONDAY IN APRIL + Infos
- 1750.00 € EVERY WEEK SATURDAY TO MONDAY IN MAY + Infos
- 1750.00 € EVERY WEEK SATURDAY TO MONDAY IN SEPTEMBER + Infos
- 1750.00 € EVERY WEEK SATURDAY TO MONDAY IN OCTOBER + Infos
- 1750.00 € EVERY WEEK SATURDAY TO MONDAY IN NOVEMBER + Infos
- 1750.00 € EVERY WEEK SATURDAY TO MONDAY IN DECEMBER + Infos
Booking
How to book
HOW TO BOOK:


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)483431234, 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 West European 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.