Cap Rando Selection : Trips organized by Cap Rando partners
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

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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 walking visit, then five days riding in the Wadi Rum desert.

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Itinerary
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Programme intro

HORSE RIDE IN JORDAN
INDICATIVE ITINERARY *


Day 1 - Saturday: Welcome to Jordan! After immigration procedures, your driver will take you directly to your hotel in Madaba where you will be staying. Overnight at Madaba. Madaba is mostly a Christian town and the center is within walking distance of the hotel. If you arrive early enough then you can visit the St. George church to admire the mosaics (Dinner is included for arrivals before 10:00 PM). Possibility for optional tours, activities on request (contact us). Night at the hotel.

randonnee a cheval jordanieDay 2 - Sunday: This morning, after breakfast, your driver will pick up you at 8 am from the hotel lobby to drive you down to Petra (3h drive). Leave your bags at the hotel and head out to explore the ancient Nabatean city with a local English-speaking guide for 2-3 hours. (Other languages are available on spot). The rest of the day is free to explore the city of Petra by yourself at your own way or to relax at your hotel in Petra. Overnight at three stars’ hotel. 
Hotel PetraAt the evening, you will meet the horse-riding organizer to discuss the program for the next days. Breakfast and dinner included. Lunch not included.

Day 3 - Monday: Breakfast at the hotel, then transfer to meet the horses just outside Wadi Moussa. Mount up and set off riding into the hills above Petra, with wonderful views across to Jebel Haroun mountain, the highest summit in the Petra region.
Randonnee jordanie Jebel HarounThe prophet Aaron, older brother of Moses, was buried here by Moses himself. Leaving the horses tied up, those who wish can walk up to the “High Place of Sacrifice” for the incredible view over Petra and the maze of canyons in which it is hidden. A picnic lunch before riding on in the afternoon to camp on Taybeh mountain. Dinner and the night in camp. (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner are included).

Day 4 - Tuesday: After breakfast you will ride from the mountain of Taybeh to the old village of Rajif, which has magnificent views overlooking the Wadi Araba desert. A magical experience in the clean nature of the area. Stop for lunch in the shade of a garden. After lunch you continue riding along the Silk Road which was used by caravans of traders to exchange their produce. There are opportunities for long canters across the plains in the direction of Ber Hamad (an old Nabatean caravan cistern).  Dinner and overnight in a portable camp. (Breakfast, lunch, and dinner included).

Day 5 - Wednesday: Randonnee jordanie Nuit en bivouac Breakfast in camp and then set off riding through Ber Hammad along the trail which in Nabatian and Roman times connected Wadi Sabra and Petra. With fit horses and fresh mountain breezes, there should be plenty of chances for exhilarating trots and canters where the going allows. A dynamic afternoon takes you through limestone hills to the gateway of the desert “bab el Sahara’’ - in pleasant weather you can see the red sandstone buttresses of jebel Rum, the central mountain of the Wadi Rum area with peak at 1784 metres. Dinner and the night in camp. (Breakfast, lunch, and dinner included).

Day 6 - Thursday: Randonnee jordanie Arche Kharaze Continue riding east through curious little canyons, still following the spice trail along parts of the ancient silk road. Pass the old village of Thogra and then dismount to lead the horses across the Desert Highway, the main road between Amman and Aqaba which continues to Saudi Arabia. Continue east through a long valley to the lunch stop. In the afternoon, eastwards again riding towards the sandstone cliffs of Wadi Rum where you should be able to see the natural rock arch ‘Karazeh’ before reaching camp. Dinner and the night in camp.

Day 7 - Friday: Breakfast in camp and mount up to ride beneath the majestic sandstone cliffs, seeing famous inscriptions made by the Thamudic and Nabatean people centuries ago. Randonnee jordanie Bivouac Continue riding south east towards the agricultural village of Chakria stopping for lunch on the edge of the famous mud flats. Ride up to the French fortress which is well kept and situated in one of Jordan's most beautiful desert landscapes which is rarely visited by tourists. In the afternoon you will continue riding through stunning canyons and out onto the mud flats which are perfect for long exhilarating canters. Eventually you arrive at Wadi Um Ishrin, a large valley next to Jabel Um Ishrin, with beautiful sand dunes. Leave Wadi Rum to Madaba for dinner and overnight.

Day 8: - Saturday: After breakfast, we will transfer you to the Airport for your journey home.

* 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.

MEETING/DEPARTURE

Jordan horse ridingMEETING: 
Saturday at Amman airport. Transfer at 7 pm or 11 pm.

DEPARTURE:
Saturday after breakfast, transfer to Amman airport.

AIRPORT TRANSFERS:
Amman airport transfers are free at the fixed times. Out of the fixed times: 50 € / person / transfer 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 companies: 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

rando cheval JordanieACCOMMODATION:
3 nights in hotels in 2-3 person rooms, 4 nights in traveling camps.

CAMPS:
2-person tents provided with comfortable foam mattresses, you can book single bedrooms and individual tents at an additional cost. Showers are available, to be used with basins. 

INDICATIVE HOTELS:

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rando equestre en jordanierandonnée Jordanie à chevalMEALS:
Evening meals are taken in camps prepared by the assistance team, or in the hotels. At noon, picnics are prepared and brought by the assistance team.

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

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Rates
Infos tarif

2022 PRICE / PER PERSON : 

1850 € / person in 2-3 person bedrooms and tents. 

Single tent and bedroom supplement in the hotels: 190 €

Registration 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

• Reception and transfers from / to Amman airport (AMM), transfers at specific times ( and )

• Full board from breakfast on day 2 to breakfast on day 8 (or dinner on day 7 if take-off too early), except one lunch in Petra

• Bottle waters on camps (not included in hotels)

• Entrance fees in Petra and local English-speaking guide

• 5 days horse riding

• All applicable taxes.

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

THE PRICE DOESN'T INCLUDE: 

• Flights and airport taxes

• One lunch in Petra

• Transfers outside the scheduled hours: 50 € / car / transfer

• Drinks (other than bottled water in camps)

• Personal expenses

• Insurance assistance, repatriation, cancellation ... (see "how to book")

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

• Single bedroom option

• Any service not mentioned in "THE PRICE INCLUDES"

INSURANCE (if you don’t already have one):
We offer to Europe Union 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
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- 1850€ CONFIRMATION ON PROCESS + Infos
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- 1850€ LAST AVAILABILITIES + Infos
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- 1850€ CONFIRMED DEPARTURE + Infos
- 1850€ CONFIRMED DEPARTURE + Infos
- 1850€ CONFIRMATION ON PROCESS + Infos
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- 1850€ CONFIRMED DEPARTURE + Infos
- 1850€ CONFIRMED DEPARTURE + Infos
Prices may be revised down or up depending on the exchange rate.
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: contact@horsebackridingvacations.eu

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).
For Europe Union citizens only: we offer to subscribe the "Cap Protection Security" from Chapka Insurance. 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. 
See all information about our cancellation policy and Chapka insurance offer.
For non West European citizens: if you pay by credit card, depending on your card, you may be fully covered: check your contract.
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
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.