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Jordan Passage to Petra Trekking Tour

Dazzling Antiquities, Bedouin Paths & the Dead Sea


With stunning desert landscapes and wondrous historical sights, Jordan exemplifies the magic of the Middle East! Experience the country's highlights and its lesser-known desert routes as you explore spectacular Wadi Rum, hike in the Dana Biosphere Reserve, and take Bedouin paths through the Sharah Mountains. Your reward for six days of epic hiking? Quiet sunset strolls, tea on the dunes, and nights under endless desert skies. Treasure every moment as you explore ancient Petra, float in the Dead Sea, and behold views across the biblical Promised Land from Mount Nebo. Rest in comfort at hand-picked accommodations, including the award-winning Feynan Ecolodge, and enjoy traditional Jordanian cuisine.

12 Days

From: $6,995

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Highlights


  • Discover the wonders of Jordan from alluring antiquities to rugged landscapes
  • Explore the beautifully preserved Roman city Jerash and UNESCO-listed Petra - plus float in the Dead Sea
  • Enjoy luxury in nature at serene ecolodges and local tradition at stays in Bedouin desert camps

Jordan Passage to Petra Trekking

Start: Amman, Jordan  End: Amman, Jordan

Start/End locations may vary. Do not book flights until your trip details are confirmed.

Itinerary


  • Arrive in Amman

    Day 1

    Welcome to Jordan! Meet your MT Sobek representative at Queen Alia International Airport and transfer to your hotel in Amman. Explore the city on your own today, depending upon your flight arrival time. Later in the evening, enjoy a welcome dinner at a local restaurant.

    Accommodation: InterContinental Jordan Hotel-Amman, Jordan

    Meals: Dinner

  • Discover Amman

    Day 2

    Start today at Amman Citadel, where in the Old Testament King David arranged to have his lover's husband murdered. Continue your walking tour to Jebel Webdeh, the arts and cultural district, passing art galleries, antiquities, and handicraft shops. On foot, explore the old city, stopping at local restaurants to sample falafel, hummus, and kenafah, an Arab delicacy eaten at times of celebration. Continue through the streets and markets, visiting the Al-Husseini mosque and, time permitting, the Roman amphitheater. Tonight experience another side of Jordan with a wine tasting and snacks. Drive back to your hotel. Dinner on your own.

    Accommodation: InterContinental Jordan Hotel-Amman, Jordan

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

  • Journey to Jerash & Ajloun

    Day 3

    Head north to stroll through history in Jerash, regarded as one of the most important and best-preserved Roman cities in the Middle East. After absorbing the wonders of Jerash, drive to Ajloun and visit the castle, which dominates the skyline and was built to ward off the Crusader armies at the key trade and pilgrimage intersection between Jerusalem, Cairo, Damascus and Mecca. Before heading back to Amman, visit a local home and savor a delicious home-cooked Jordanian meal.

    Accommodation: InterContinental Jordan Hotel-Amman, Jordan

    Transportation: 3-hour private van transfer

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

  • Head South to Mount Nebo & Madaba

    Day 4

    After breakfast, drive south to Mount Nebo and wonder at the view where Moses looked across to the Promised Land and later died and was buried. Continue to Madaba, where you discover the town's amazing Byzantine mosaics and the Madaba Map - the oldest preserved mosaic map of the Holy Land. After lunch head to the ancient Crusader castle in Karak, exploring the maze of stone- vaulted halls and passageways. Arrive at the Dana Nature Reserve overlooking Wadi Dana, and explore the old village before settling in for dinner.

    Accommodation: Dana Guesthouse-Dana Nature Reserve

    Transportation: 3-hour private van transfer

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Hike from Dana to Feynan Ecolodge

    Day 5

    Begin your hike at Dana Guesthouse (4,000') and head west into Dana Valley. The trail drops steeply and then descends gradually through the Dana Biosphere Reserve. Jordan's largest reserve includes four distinct bio-geographical zones supporting an astonishing diversity of flora and fauna. Look for Griffon vultures, hyrax, copper-blue lizards, and, if you're lucky, ibex or desert fox. Finish at the Feynan Ecolodge, from where a guided sunset walk takes you to a nearby hilltop for fresh Bedouin tea and stunning views of the sunset over the vast Wadi Araba desert.

    Accommodation: Feynan Ecolodge-Wadi Feynan, Jordan

    Activity: 4-5 hours/8.5 miles hiking with 750' elevation gain & 3,750' elevation loss

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Hike from Wadi Feynan to Furon

    Day 6

    Start early on a challenging hike to Furon. Walk through the historic landscape around Feynan, where copper has been mined for 3,000 years. As you leave Feynan, see the slag mountains that are the waste product of this ancient industry, plus ruins from the Nabataean and Roman periods. Pass through the entrance to Wadi Ghweir and ascend with great views. This is a steep and challenging section of the route, but extremely rewarding. In the afternoon, reach your camp on a beautiful, open plateau in Furon.

    Accommodation: MT Sobek Camp-Furon, Jordan

    Activity: 8-9 hours/11.5 miles hiking with 4,460' elevation gain & 1,575' elevation loss

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Hike from Furon to Ghbour Whedat

    Day 7

    After breakfast, start your hike past Ras Al-Feid towards Ghbour Whedat. Enjoy amazing views into the remotest and wildest corners of Jordan! Contouring the Sharah Mountains, follow a trail of Bedouin shepherd trails. On the remotest sections of the trail, you are walking on less traveled and harder-to-identify hunters' paths. The sheer peaks of black mountains overlooking the trail and steep precipitous drops of the canyons below make this day absolutely spectacular, with one view outdone by the next.

    Accommodation: MT Sobek Camp-Ghbour Whedat

    Activity: 6-7 hours/10 miles hiking with 2,450' elevation gain & 3,020' elevation loss

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Hike from Ghbour Whedat to Little Petra

    Day 8

    Hiking between Ghbour Whedat and Little Petra (Siq al-Barid) today, pass many sights including Ba'ajah ruins, Nabataean wine and olive presses, water tanks, wells, and Nabataean rock-carved facades. Arrive in Little Petra — a mini, magical version of Petra — and then continue following the timeline markers through history to the remains of a Neolithic village. Tonight have an unforgettable desert experience as you sleep under the stars in an authentic Bedouin camp.

    Accommodation: Little Petra Bedouin Camp

    Activity: 5-6 hours/8.5 miles hiking with 2,000' elevation gain & 1,850' elevation loss

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Hike from Little Petra to Petra

    Day 9

    Hike along good tracks that go pleasantly down Wadi Ghurab amidst sandstone mountains guarding the approaches to Petra. This route follows a Nabataean path out of the valley and skirts around the final mountain on a natural rock terrace that narrows slightly before reaching a hidden plateau high above the impressive chasm of Wadi Siyyagh. Just beyond, carved into the cliff face, the monumental Monastery (aka Ad Deir) comes into view. Nabataean steps lead down into ancient Petra. Hike one of the off-the-beaten path routes into Petra.

    Accommodation: Petra Marriott Hotel

    Activity: 8 hours/11.5 miles hiking with negligible elevation gain/loss

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Explore Ancient Petra & Travel to Wadi Rum

    Day 10

    Today, visit other trails and sights inside Petra including the Siq. Feeling bold? Visit less-touristic spots such as the Canyon of the Sig, Al-Khubtha Mountain or the High Place of Sacrifice, exploring ancient rock-carved ruins and climbing steep ancient Nabataean steps along the way to magnificent panoramic views. After lunch, drive to Wadi Rum and have a thrilling 4WD sunset adventure, following in the footsteps of Lawrence of Arabia, climbing sand dunes and rock bridges. Back at camp, enjoy a delicious Bedouin dinner and a starry night in the desert.

    Accommodation: Sun City Camp

    Transportation: 1.5-hour private van transfer

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Journey from Wadi Rum to the Dead Sea

    Day 11

    After breakfast in Wadi Rum, drive to the lowest point on earth to float and relax in the Dead Sea. Enjoy the sunshine and views while trying out an invigorating mud bath to cleanse the skin. Savor a festive farewell lunch and say goodbye to your guide. Come evening, gather for a final dinner!

    Accommodation: Dead Sea Marriott Resort & Spa-Sweimeh, Dead Sea

    Activity: Float in the Dead Sea

    Transportation: 1.5-hour private van transfer

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Depart from Jordan

    Day 12

    Today bid the group and Jordan farewell, and transfer to Queen Alia International Airport for your homeward-bound flight.

    Transportation: 1-hour private van transfer

    Meals: Breakfast

Why Travel With Us?


  • Experiencing Jordan is a great entree to the rest of the Middle East.

  • This trip is expertly led by local Jordanian guides-who have been leading groups through the country for many years.

  • This trip includes 6 days of remote hiking on the Jordan Trail through Bedouin settlements.

Dates & Prices


  • 2024
  • Go Private
  • Go Custom
  • Inclusions

2024

Scheduled Dates


The earlier you book, the more choice of available dates you’ll have and once you book, your price is guaranteed.

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This trip can accommodate guests with a
minimum age of 16.

Private Trip Pricing:


2024 Pricing

2 guests from $8,695 per person double occupancy

3 guests from $7,895 per person double occupancy

4 to 5 guests from $7,695 per person double occupancy

6 to 8 guests from $7,495 per person double occupancy

9 guests from $7,295 per person double occupancy

10 guests from $6,995 per person double occupancy

*Seasonal rates may apply.

Additional Costs:


Private pricing excludes potential additional costs such as internal airfare, single supplement, or any park fees that may be required for the trip.

*Private trips require a 25% non-refundable deposit.

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Inclusions

Price Includes


  • Expertise and services of our experienced adventure guides
  • All accommodations as noted in the itinerary
  • All breakfasts, almost all lunches and dinners as noted in the itinerary
  • Snacks and water between meals
  • Additional regional guides and experts on many trips
  • Comprehensive Trip Planner with detailed pre-trip information
  • Private guided tours at historic sites, museums, wineries and other select attractions as noted in the itinerary
  • Special events and other select attractions as mentioned in the itinerary
  • All gratuities at hotels and restaurants
  • Equipment and experienced guides for activities as described in the itinerary
  • Park and other entry fees (unless otherwise noted)
  • Fares for trains, ferries and other modes of travel as listed in the itinerary
  • Select transfers as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Baggage transfers and porterage

Price Does Not Include


  • International airfare, airport taxes, and excess baggage fees
  • Alcoholic beverages (MT Sobek provides wine at select events)
  • Gratuities for MT Sobek guides and guide-drivers
  • Travel Protection Program
  • Personal expenses

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Your Guides


The best people to immerse you in a destination are the ones who live there, which is why we feature local Adventure Guides on our trips. Here are a few that you might meet on this adventure.

Ayman A.

Ayman A.

Ayman grew up in Jordan's historic capital city, Amman. He studied Tourism and Archeology at university and then qualified as a licensed guide. Ayman is a passionate person: he loves his country; he loves hiking and exploring the trails, canyons and deserts of Jordan; and he loves sharing Jordan with visitors. He even helped with the scouting and mapping of the Jordan Trai! Ayman has guided thousands of visitors from various nations and backgrounds and cultures. His infectious smile and hospitable personality mean you meet him as a guide, but leave with a new friend.

Nader H.

Nader H.

As a second-generation tour guide, Nader grew up in the tour industry through his father and studied archaeology in school so he could become a guide himself one day. Nader has spent the past 10 years guiding tours in Jordan and enjoys meeting people from all walks of life. Now a father of four, he has learned that life is one big learning experience, and nothing prepares you for that more than youngsters and travel!

Abed Al Rahim M.

Abed Al Rahim M.

Abed is a trilingual licensed tour guide in Jordan with over 20 years of experience. In his career he has worked as a translator for international journalists and for the Jordanian Ministry of Culture. He also is a hiker and certified bird watching guide. Abed helped implement ecotourism training as a Board Member of the Jordan Tour Guides Association. You'll be certain to learn a lot from him on his tours!

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Head north to stroll through history in Jerash, regarded as one of the most important and best-preserved Roman cities in the Middle East. After absorbing the wonders of Jerash, drive to Ajloun and visit the castle, which dominates the skyline and was built to ward off the Crusader armies at the key trade and pilgrimage intersection between Jerusalem, Cairo, Damascus and Mecca. Before heading back to Amman, visit a local home and savor a delicious home-cooked Jordanian meal.

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After breakfast, drive south to Mount Nebo and wonder at the view where Moses looked across to the Promised Land and later died and was buried. Continue to Madaba, where you discover the town\'s amazing Byzantine mosaics and the Madaba Map - the oldest preserved mosaic map of the Holy Land. After lunch head to the ancient Crusader castle in Karak, exploring the maze of stone- vaulted halls and passageways. Arrive at the Dana Nature Reserve overlooking Wadi Dana, and explore the old village before settling in for dinner.

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Begin your hike at Dana Guesthouse (4,000\') and head west into Dana Valley. The trail drops steeply and then descends gradually through the Dana Biosphere Reserve. Jordan\'s largest reserve includes four distinct bio-geographical zones supporting an astonishing diversity of flora and fauna. Look for Griffon vultures, hyrax, copper-blue lizards, and, if you\'re lucky, ibex or desert fox. Finish at the Feynan Ecolodge, from where a guided sunset walk takes you to a nearby hilltop for fresh Bedouin tea and stunning views of the sunset over the vast Wadi Araba desert.

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Start early on a challenging hike to Furon. Walk through the historic landscape around Feynan, where copper has been mined for 3,000 years. As you leave Feynan, see the slag mountains that are the waste product of this ancient industry, plus ruins from the Nabataean and Roman periods. Pass through the entrance to Wadi Ghweir and ascend with great views. This is a steep and challenging section of the route, but extremely rewarding. In the afternoon, reach your camp on a beautiful, open plateau in Furon.

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After breakfast, start your hike past Ras Al-Feid towards Ghbour Whedat. Enjoy amazing views into the remotest and wildest corners of Jordan! Contouring the Sharah Mountains, follow a trail of Bedouin shepherd trails. On the remotest sections of the trail, you are walking on less traveled and harder-to-identify hunters\' paths. The sheer peaks of black mountains overlooking the trail and steep precipitous drops of the canyons below make this day absolutely spectacular, with one view outdone by the next.

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Hiking between Ghbour Whedat and Little Petra (Siq al-Barid) today, pass many sights including Ba\'ajah ruins, Nabataean wine and olive presses, water tanks, wells, and Nabataean rock-carved facades. Arrive in Little Petra — a mini, magical version of Petra — and then continue following the timeline markers through history to the remains of a Neolithic village. Tonight have an unforgettable desert experience as you sleep under the stars in an authentic Bedouin camp.

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Hike along good tracks that go pleasantly down Wadi Ghurab amidst sandstone mountains guarding the approaches to Petra. This route follows a Nabataean path out of the valley and skirts around the final mountain on a natural rock terrace that narrows slightly before reaching a hidden plateau high above the impressive chasm of Wadi Siyyagh. Just beyond, carved into the cliff face, the monumental Monastery (aka Ad Deir) comes into view. Nabataean steps lead down into ancient Petra. Hike one of the off-the-beaten path routes into Petra.

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Today, visit other trails and sights inside Petra including the Siq. Feeling bold? Visit less-touristic spots such as the Canyon of the Sig, Al-Khubtha Mountain or the High Place of Sacrifice, exploring ancient rock-carved ruins and climbing steep ancient Nabataean steps along the way to magnificent panoramic views. After lunch, drive to Wadi Rum and have a thrilling 4WD sunset adventure, following in the footsteps of Lawrence of Arabia, climbing sand dunes and rock bridges. Back at camp, enjoy a delicious Bedouin dinner and a starry night in the desert.

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After breakfast in Wadi Rum, drive to the lowest point on earth to float and relax in the Dead Sea. Enjoy the sunshine and views while trying out an invigorating mud bath to cleanse the skin. Savor a festive farewell lunch and say goodbye to your guide. Come evening, gather for a final dinner!

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Today bid the group and Jordan farewell, and transfer to Queen Alia International Airport for your homeward-bound flight.

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Activity Level


This trip is rated activity level 4. This trip includes hikes up to 11.5 miles on five days with significant ascents and descents and walking for sightseeing on several other days.
Learn more about activity levels here.

Activity Snapshot

Day 5

4-5 hours/8.5 miles hiking with 750' elevation gain & 3,750' elevation loss

Day 6

8-9 hours/11.5 miles hiking with 4,460' elevation gain & 1,575' elevation loss

Day 7

6-7 hours/10 miles hiking with 2,450' elevation gain & 3,020' elevation loss

Day 8

5-6 hours/8.5 miles hiking with 2,000' elevation gain & 1,850' elevation loss

Day 9

8 hours/11.5 miles hiking with negligible elevation gain/loss

Day 11

Float in the Dead Sea

Accommodations


A perfect blend of luxurious five-star hotels, comfortable hotels with modern amenities, and MT Sobek trail camps.

Dana Guesthouse-Dana Nature Reserve
Dana Guesthouse-Dana Nature Reserve

The Dana Guesthouse is perched on the edge of Wadi Dana, just steps from the trailhead for your first day's hike. A beautifully styled building, the guesthouse offers breathtaking views of the Dana Biosphere Reserve. There are nine rooms — most with private terraces — and all bathrooms are public. The guesthouse offers traditional Jordanian food and friendly service.

Dead Sea Marriott Resort & Spa-Sweimeh, Dead Sea
Dead Sea Marriott Resort & Spa-Sweimeh, Dead Sea

The Dead Sea Marriott Resort & Spa boasts a picture-perfect location on the enthralling eponymous sea's sandy shores. The hotel welcomes guests with five-star resort lodging and many amenities. The spacious, stylishly appointed rooms and suites provide wonderful views of the Dead Sea, deluxe bedding, and more. Facilities include multiple dining options, several pools, spa, bar, and beach access with an attendant and supply of nourishing Dead Sea mud.

Feynan Ecolodge-Wadi Feynan, Jordan
Feynan Ecolodge-Wadi Feynan, Jordan

In the heart of the mountainous Dana Biosphere Reserve, Feynan Ecolodge is an award-winning, solar (and at night candle) powered, 26-room accommodation. Beautifully and sustainably designed to fit in with its surroundings, Feynan offers guests authentic Bedouin hospitality amidst stunning natural beauty. Activities include adventuring through the untouched outdoors, sipping tea with native Bedouins, exploring local archaeological sites, or simply unwinding on the serene property.

InterContinental Jordan Hotel-Amman, Jordan
InterContinental Jordan Hotel-Amman, Jordan

A well-known landmark in bustling Amman, the five-star InterContinental Jordan Hotel offers cosmopolitan amenities with a Middle Eastern touch, from international cuisine to spa, fitness center, two swimming pools, and excellent views. Guests also enjoy Wi-Fi throughout the hotel. Located atop one of the seven hills of Amman, the hotel boasts easy proximity to the city center and historic sites.

MT Sobek Camp-Furon, Jordan
MT Sobek Camp-Furon, Jordan

Our camp in Furon lies on a flat plateau with open space and spectacular mountain views. Like Ghbour Whedat, the spacious tents come with thick pads, blankets, sleeping bags, and pillows to maximize comfort. Enjoy fresh food prepared by our Bedouin camping crew and relax in the peaceful landscape.

MT Sobek Camp-Ghbour Whedat
MT Sobek Camp-Ghbour Whedat

Escape the city in Ghbour Whedat, a dry river valley surrounded by desert vegetation and sheltered by large boulders. Tents come with thick pads, blankets, sleeping bags, and pillows to maximize comfort. Our Bedouin camping crew prepares fresh food consisting of traditional local flavors and ingredients.

Petra Marriott Hotel
Petra Marriott Hotel

Overlooking the majestic Petra Valley, The Petra Marriott Hotel is a haven for luxury where you can relax at the spa or refresh as the bar & lounge. The spacious rooms feature spectacular views and modern amenities, including Wi-Fi.

Little Petra Bedouin Camp
Little Petra Bedouin Camp

Nestled in the rocks of Little Petra, this camp welcomes guests with traditional Bedouin warmth and hospitality - serving them a cup of Bedouin tea or coffee and some local bread with olive oil and zaatar (spice). The camp is a combination of luxury and authenticity. Each tent has a private bathroom and shower, air conditioning and a panoramic glass wall with curtains. There's also a dining tent and an outdoor seating area around the fire to sit out under the stars and enjoy the glow of lanterns on the rocks and the desert moonlight.

Sun City Camp
Sun City Camp

Live an out-of-this-world experience in the Sun City Camp, in the rocky orange desert close to where the 2015 movie The Martian was filmed. Each Bedouin-themed tent has a private bathroom with shower, heated mattress, and colorful carpets. Activities include sunset camel rides, hot air balloon rides, and 4WD tours. And dinners of delectable, fresh, local cuisine are cooked underground!

Weather


Temperatures range from lows in the mid-to-high 40's and highs in the low 60's to low 70's. There is a slight possibility of rain.

 
Mar
Apr
Oct
Amman 
High
Low
High
Low
High
Low
Amman
63
44
73
50
79
57
Petra 
High
Low
High
Low
High
Low
Petra
69
44
79
52
84
56
Wadi Rum 
High
Low
High
Low
High
Low
Wadi Rum
67
45
76
52
78
57

FAQs


Who will meet me on arrival?

Our MTS representative will meet you on arrival at Queen Alia International Airport in Amman.

Do I need a visa to travel to Jordan?

Yes, American citizens need a visa to travel to Jordan, but you can get one on arrival at the airport in Amman.

Do I need to follow a special dress code for Jordan?

No, there is no special dress code for Jordan, but when hiking out of respect for the local Bedouin culture, please leave immodest clothing at home.

Is there Wi-Fi at all the accommodations?

There is Wi-Fi everywhere except when camping, but the bandwidth at Feynan is not great, so you might not have strong connectivity.

Is it very hot when we're hiking in the desert?

Because of when we travel in March, April and November, the temperatures during the day are moderate and hiking is comfortable. We also leave early to avoid the heat of the day.

How do I get to Jordan?

Royal Jordanian Airlines flies nonstop from some US cities to Amman. Other airlines flying to Amman include Lufthansa, Turkish Airlines, British Airways, Emirates and Austrian Airlines.

Does this trip contribute to any local conservation efforts?

Yes! This trip stays at the award-winning Feynan Ecolodge in the Dana Biosphere Reserve, which supports the Royal Society for the Conservation of Nature to protect the biodiversity in Jordan's desert.

What is the minimum age for this trip?
The standard minimum age for this trip is 18, but check out our private trip options for families and groups with younger guests.

Guest Reviews


"Our guide was exceptional. He was knowledgeable about history, archeology, and nature-and also personable and attentive to our needs. We could not ask for a better guide."

David L.
MT Sobek Guest, Jordan Passage to Petra Trekking

"Fantastic trip to a most magical destination. Each day was something new and different, from delicious dining, challenging and beautiful trekking, and beautiful accommodations. Petra left me in wonder! Amman and surrounding areas made me somehow feel oddly at home despite the language barriers due to the warm welcome I felt everywhere. The Dead Sea was a great way to end the trip! The guides let their love for their country shine through and it made us all feel so lucky to be a part of this amazing adventure! I've been to dozens of foreign countries, but Jordan has become one of my favorites!"

Susan D.
MT Sobek Guest, Jordan Passage to Petra Trekking