Upcoming


Jordan Adventure: Hiking in the Hashemite Kingdom

The first two days of our trip will be dedicated to hiking and understanding the great Nabatean empire through our visits to Petra and the Dana Nature Reserve. We will be surrounded by beautiful views across southern Jordan and into the Arava Valley and Israel as we hike our way to a number of high points in the area.

We will spend the first night at the Amara Palace hotel in Wadi Mousa before heading out early the next day for a full day in and around Petra. Even for those who have been to Petra before, the way we explore the area is different than your typical tour and you will be exposed to some hidden areas of the site.

After Petra, we will drive down and spend the night in Wadi Rum. If you’ve ever wanted to feel like you are on Mars – now is your chance. Wadi Rum is one of the most beautiful desert-scapes on the planet, a combination of multi-colored sand stones, igneous geological features and endless dunes.

Our bellies will be filled with a wonderful lamb dinner and the next morning we will head out for a day of jeeping and light hiking across the desert. From there we will make our way back to Aqaba and the border crossing.

ITINERARY:

Day 1 – January 25

Border crossing from Eilat to Aqaba (breakfast in Aqaba – time permitting)

Drive to Dana Nature Reserve

Hiking (10KM) in Dana Reserve

Lodging at Amara Palace, Wadi Mousa (3 Star Hotel w/ Pool)

Day 2 – January 26

Breakfast at hotel

Petra exploration + Monastery visit

Drive to Wadi Rum (Rum Oasis Desert Camp)

Dinner

Day 3 – January 27

Breakfast at campsite

Jeep tour of Wadi Rum + Lawrence Canyon

Depart to Aqaba crossing – return to Israel

TRIP COST: $422 USD/person

PRICE INCLUDES:

  • Jordanian guide + security officer + Finjan guide
  • All transfers in Jordan
  • Entrance fees to Petra + Dana + Wadi Rum
  • Visa fees + procedural work
  • Accommodations in Petra (3 Star Hotel) – $20.00 extra for single room supplement (paid in cash in Jordan)
  • Dinners and Breakfasts in Petra and Wadi Rum
  • Lodging at Rum Oasis desert camp
  • Jeep Safari in Wadi Rum

NOT INCLUDED:

  • 25.1.18 Arrival to Rabin Border Crossing (Eilat) – if there are enough people that want transport, we will arrange from TLV with a pickup in Rehovot. This will be paid seperately
  • Lunches
  • Tip (Jordanian guide, security & driver)
  • Border fees (10 JOD departure in Aqaba + Israeli exit 105 NIS fee
  • Insurance for cross border travel
  • 27.1.18 Return to Tel Aviv

We will meet at the Rabin Border Crossing in Eilat at the designated time (TBD). Each participant is responsible for their own arrival and being on time.

For participants who would like a single room accommodation, there is an additional $20.00 which should be paid in cash in Jordan.

Upon registering for this trip, please let us know about your accommodation request whether you want a single room or have specific rooming requests

Please email us with a copy of your passport for the visa process

  • Hiking route in Dana Reserve is subject to change based on weather conditions

MEETING POINT

Please read the following policies carefully regarding refunds, cancelations and safety/security. This trip is limited in number of participants

Refund Policy / Trip Cancelation

All refund requests and cancelations must be sent officially to our email as listed on the homepage of this website. Participants can also issue requests by telephone. The policy listed below is non-negotiable unless stated otherwise by Finjan: Israel Unfiltered.

  • Cancelations with full refund can be made up to 21-days before the given date of the scheduled group arrival in Jordan
  • Cancelations with partial refund of 75% will be issued between 18-21 days before the given date of the scheduled group arrival in Jordan
  • Cancelations with partial refund of 50% will be issued between 15-18 days before the given date of the scheduled group arrival in Jordan
  • Cancelations made within 14 days prior to the given date of group arrival in Jordan will not be refunded nor can the participation be carried over for a future trip

Safety and Security 

All participants are responsible for his or her own safety and we require that participants adhere to the laws of the country within which they are travelling. Finjan is not responsible for unlawful acts by its participants. 

Throughout the trip, Finjan will be accompanied by a Jordanian security officer

Finjan does not provide 3rd party travel insurance. All travelers must provide their own insurance.

Each participant is responsible for his or her own health. Please check that you have proper insurance for travel in Jordan as this is not provided by Finjan. 

TRIP DETAILS

Jan 25

MEETING TIME:06:15

COMPLETION TIME: 16:00

TYPE OF TRIP:Upcoming

DIFFICULTY LEVEL

COST: $422
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What to bring?

  • Sturdy shoes for hiking
  • Passport(s)
  • Hat
  • Sunscreen
  • Day pack for water/food
  • Camera
  • Rain gear (always possibility of rain)
  • Pocket money for lunches, souvenirs, tips, exit fees

Recommended

  • Sleeping bag or blanket (Wadi Rum)

* special tents are provided in Wadi Rum with pillows, bedding, etc. You are welcome to bring your own gear