Desert trips with Rimah-Tours

Jordan travel combined with hiking


Day 1

Airport - Madaba

MadabaTransfer from Amman airport to Madaba to the hotel. The city was founded by the Moabites and is mentioned several times in the Bible. In the first Century BC the city came under Nabataean rule from 106 AD, it was part of the Roman province of Arabia. In 746 AD an earthquake destroyed the city, which was then abandoned and deserted by the inhabitants. In 1880 it was repopulated by Christians. Ancient mosaics were found under rubble.

Day 2

Madaba - Nebo - Dead Sea - Dana

Mount NeboAfter breakfast we visit the attractions of Madaba, then continue 15 km to Mount Nebo. From this mountain, God showed the prophet Moses the Promised Land. We swim in the Dead Sea, the lowest sea on earth. After a journey with a wonderful view we arrive at the Dana National Park. There we stay in a traditional lodge.

Day 3

Hiking in Dana (5 - 10 km)


Throughout the day we hike through the beautiful nature reserve of Dana.

We stay overnight in a traditional lodge in Dana.


Day 4

Hiking (10 - 15 km) Dana - Shobak - Feynan

FeynanAfter breakfast we travel to Shobak 35 km away. After a varied hike through the canyon in Wadi Guweir amidst palm trees and water we arrive at Feynan, a former Byzantine settlement with Nabataean copper mines. We rest overnight outdoor or in tents.

Day 5

Hiking (10 - 15 km) Feinan - Wadi Araba - Tlelat Al SoforWadi Araba

After breakfast we walk through the black desert of Wadi Araba to the red sand dune in Tleilat Al Sofor. Staying overnight outdoors or in tents.


Day 6

Hiking (5 - 10 km) Tlelat Al Sofor - Little Petra

Small Petra

After breakfast we transfer by jeep to the mountains of North Petra to Little Petra (30 km).

WehHike in the mountains with wonderful views over the Wadi Araba. We visit Little Petra and a village built during the stone age.


Day 7

Hiking (5 - 10 km)Little Petra - Petra - Wadi Mousa

MonasteryAfter breakfast we take another hike over the mountains of Little Petra to see the famous old monastery in Petra. On the way we enjoy the spectacular views over the Wadi Araba. Then we visit on foot the main attractions in the Nabataean city of Petra through the Siq to Wadi Mousa. We stay overnight at a hotel in Wadi Mousa.

 Day 8

Hiking (5 - 10 km) Petra - Wadi Rum

Wadi RumThis morning we hike during the sunrise through the Siq to Petra. Then we continue to Wadi Rum with a 4-hour jeep tour whilst watching the sunset.

Then we camp outdoors and enjoy the silence of the desert.

Day 9

Volontary hike (5 - 10  km) Wadi Rum

Wadi RumToday is a free day in Wadi Rum where you can relax or choose different activities: Photography, reading, writing, hiking, camel riding, jeep tour.

Camel or jeep tour is not included in the price! We camp outdoors.

Day 10

Wadi Rum - Aqaba

AqabaFollowing a free morning in Wadi Rum we transfer to the port of Aqaba. In the afternoon in Aqaba you can explore the town at your own leisure. There will be an opportunity to swim in the Red Sea. We stay overnight at a hotel.

Day 11

Aqaba - Amman

UnterwasserAfter breakfast we take a short boat trip with swimming and snorkeling including a barbecue lunch. During the  we transfer to Amman. Our overnight stay is at a hotel.

Day 12

Amman - Jerash - Ajlun - Amman


Throughout the day we will travel through the green north of Jordan. We visit Jerash, the best preserved ancient Roman city and end at the crusader castle in Ajlun.

Then we drive back to Amman for an overnight stay at a hotel.



Day 13
+ 14



Day 15


Two days to spend at your leisure in Amman for shopping and strolling.

Overnight we stay at the hotel.


Amman - Airport

Transfer Amman to the airport.

Number of participants: 4 - 10 persons


Price on request


The price includes:

  • Visa fees at Amman airport
  • All entrance fees Petra - Jerash - Madaba - Nemo - Dana - Ajloun - Wadi Rum
  • Rimah as a tour guide plus Jordanian tour guide throughout the whole trip.
  • Boat trip on the Red Sea with lunch.
  • Full board during the trip except for lunch on day 1 and on days 13 - 15


The price does not include:

  • Full day donkey ride in Wadi Araba U$ 40
  • Camel ride in Wadi Rum for 2 hours U$ 20
  • Arabian Horse riding in little Petra: 4 hours 50 U$
  • Turkish bath in Petra: U$ 20
  • Volunteers Jeep Tour Day 9: 2 hrs U$ 50, 4 hours U$ 80, full day U$ 120 per jeep.
  • Lunch Day 1 and Day 13 - 15

Dates 2015 on request!






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