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Hiking Petra Back Trail

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Hiking Petra Back Trail

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Overview: Embark on an unforgettable journey through history and hidden landscapes with this one-day adventure on the Petra Back Trail. Starting from Amman, this challenging hike offers a unique perspective of Petra, reaching the Monastery – a breathtaking monument – before descending into the heart of the ancient city.
  • Destination
  • Departure
    Amman
  • Departure Time
    06:30 AM
  • Return Time
    10:00 PM
  • Dress Code
    Sports, Athleisure, Hiking clothes
  • Included
    Transportation/Car
  • Not Included
    Accommondation
    All Museum Tickets
    Meals
    Personal Guide
    Typical Souvenir
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Description:
Early Morning: Depart from Amman by pre-arranged transportation towards Wadi Musa, the town closest to Petra then to Little Petra to start our hike from there
Mid-Morning: Arrive at the designated starting point for the Petra Back Trail and meet our guide After a safety briefing and gearing up, commence your hike on this scenic route.
Hiking Highlights: 
• Traverse scenic paths with breathtaking views of the Jordanian desert landscapes.
• Encounter Bedouin settlements and learn about their nomadic way of life (possible depending on the route).
• Witness the grandeur of the natural landscape surrounding Petra, contrasting with the man-made marvels ahead.
• Ascend through varied terrain, requiring a good level of fitness.
• Afternoon: Reach the Monastery, a majestic monument carved high into the mountainside. Enjoy a well-deserved rest and savor the panoramic views.
• Descending into Petra: Embark on the historic processional way, a series of steps carved by the Nabataeans, leading down to the heart of Petra.
• Petra Exploration: Explore other significant landmarks like the Royal Tombs, the Roman Theater, and other remnants of this ancient civilization (entrance fee not included).
Late Afternoon: After exploring Petra at your own pace, re-group at a designated location for your return transportation to Amman.
Evening: Arrive back in Amman (End of service)
Important Considerations:
• This program requires a very early start from Amman to ensure sufficient time for the hike and exploration of Petra.
• Be sure to bring ample water, snacks, and sun protection for the hike.
• Sturdy hiking shoes with good ankle support are essential.
• Due to the one-day nature of the trip, exploring the entirety of Petra may be limited. Consider adding another day to fully experience the wonders of the ancient city.
Note: This program is a basic outline. You can customize it based on your preferences, and it could be including:
• Inclusion of guide, meals and entrance fees.
• Availability of professional guides or a self-guided hiking option (not recommended for inexperienced hikers).
Adding a professional guide to this trip would cost around 200 USD.
This tour is calculared to fit 3 person at the same price, 4 persons and more would need different arrangements
and less than 3 person the trip will be more expensive

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