Biking & Sightseeing

8-Days Biking & Sightseeing Tour (MTB)

Overview:

This is an 8 day full supported mountain bike tour taking you deeper into Jordan.  Visit most of the main sites of Jordan, as well as some of the hidden treasures of this ancient culture.

You can bring your own bike and spares and our mechanics will help you with the repair.


Tour Highlights:

Cycle at the most main sites of Jordan.

Petra – Discover the Rose Red City, lost for centuries to the outside world.
Dead Sea – Float in the salty waters of the Dead Sea at the lowest point on earth.
Wadi Rum – Explore the majestic desert of Wadi Rum

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Day 1 – Arrival. Madaba

Collection from the airport and transfer direct to your hotel. Depending upon your flight arrival time, we can offer additional activities for the day, such as Madaba City Tour.

Overnight in Madaba.

 

Day 2 – Mount Nebo – Mukawir – Dead Sea – Dana

Distance: 78KM (Mostly downhill)
Total Ascent: 650M / Total descent: 1700M

 
Cycle from Mount Nebo to the village of Mukawir, descend and float in the warm, saline waters of the Dead Sea – the lowest point on earth and stay in Dana village.

Overnight in Dana Village .

 

Day 3 – Dana – Shobak – Petra

Distance: 35KM

Total Ascent: 650M / Total descent: 790M

 

Visit Shobak Castle, another great Crusader fort, and ride off-road through the Al Hisheh pine forest and on towards Wadi Musa.

Overnight in Petra.

 

Day 4 – Petra

Marvel at the beauty of the ‘Lost City’, the Red Rose City of Petra, exploring its many caves and tombs. Walk through the canyon and be astounded at the magnificent Treasury, the entrance guarding the ancient Nabatean city, now one of the Modern 7 Wonders of the World.

Overnight in Petra..

 

Day 5 – Petra – Little Petra

Distance: 31KM

Total ascent: 600M / Total descent: 600M

 

Another day to explore the huge site of Petra and an afternoon ride to visit Little Petra and ride on an interesting off road trail with views to the breathtaking Wadi Araba desert.

Overnight in Petra.

 

Day 6 – Petra – Wadi Rum

Distance: 43KM

Total ascent: 270M / Total descent: 520M

 

Cycle south from Petra towards the desert of Wadi Rum. Camp in the heart of the protected area, enjoy a Bedouin feast dinner and a night under the stars.

Overnight in a Bedouin camp in Wadi Rum.

 

Day 7 – Wadi Rum – Amman

Distance: 40KM

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Explore the red sand and rock wilderness of Wadi Rum and cycle across the Disi mud flats. 

Drive back to Amman.

Overnight in Amman.

 

Day 8 – Departure

Collection from your hotel and transfer to the Airport. Depending upon the time of your flight, we can arrange optional tours such as Amman City Tour.

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Dates:

All our tours are private tours, so we run then whenever you want.  Just tell us the time and date you want to start.

 

Bikes:

We recommend you bring your own bike, since it’s the one you know best. However if you rather not bring your own, we have a range of high quality bikes to rent. For this tour which includes road and dirt tracks, we recommend treaded tyres on a mountain bike or hybrid. All our trips are accompanied by a mechanic and support vehicle.

 

Meals:

FB: Starting with dinner on first day, to breakfast on last day.
Breakfast and dinner in hotels are buffet meals. Lunch is a pack lunch.

 

Transportation:

All tours are run in private, air-conditioned vehicles, with excellent drivers. Plus a support Vehicle during the cycling to support the cyclists for bike maintenance and in case of injuries and rest breaks.

 

Accommodation:

Accommodation is based on 3-star hotels and 5-star Bedouin hospitality in Wadi Rum in traditional Bedouin tents or under the stars.

 

Guides:

We have English Speaking, Government-Licensed Tour guides and Cycling Guides available for all our tours. Also we can provide other languages speaking guides upon request.

 

Terms & Conditions:

Full details of our tour terms and conditions.

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The cost varies depending upon the number of people and specific requirements of each group, including any additional sightseeing and services required. Please contact us with your particular needs to obtain a personal offer.

Cost includes:

  • Collection from the airport or Allenby Bridge.
  • Return transfer to the airport or Allenby Bridge.
  • Bike and Helmet.
  • Entrance fees for all sites.
  • Transport by experienced driver in air-conditioned vehicle.
  • Support vehicle to transport bikes with mechanic throughout trip.
  • 6 nights hotel accommodation in a twin share room. (Single supplement applies if you want a single room).
  • 1 night in a Bedouin camp in Wadi Rum.
  • FB: Starting with dinner on first day, to breakfast on last day.
  • Government Licensed English speaking tour guide on days of sightseeing.
  • Porterage at hotels.

Cost excludes:

  • Bicycles. Assumes customers are bringing own bikes and spares. The mechanic will assist with any repairs, and supplies can be purchased from mechanic if required.
  • Visa fee to Jordan.
  • Departure taxes ($15 pp at land borders).  Airport tax is usually included on air-tickets. Taxes subject to change with no notice.
  • Personal items and drinks with meals.
  • Tips to driver & guide, hotels staff and porters.

Hotel Upgrades
You can upgrade your hotel to a 4 or 5-star hotel for the 5 nights in the hotels.

To book your Jordan tour, please complete the details below.  If you have any additional questions or information please include it at the bottom of the form.  We will check the details and respond within 24 hours with answers to any questions or payment instructions or further requests for information if required

8-Day Biking & Sightseeing Tour (MTB)
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