At B&R we make it incredibly easy for you to journey with your friends, family, colleagues or on your own. Create your own private trip by taking over one of our dates—or we can request a fresh one. Prices are sliding scale to suit the number of travellers. Interested in tweaking the itinerary? We can do that too. Ask us for details!
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Tailored to your interests, a bespoke travel experience.
Combines the hallmarks of any B&R itinerary (excellent hotels and beautiful routes) with the freedom of pacing each day exactly the way you like.
Throughout the day, a knowledgeable local guide provides insider access and expert tips. At night, you can explore and dine on your own.
Our B&R guides are with you throughout, anticipating needs, translating languages, providing advice and—above all—facilitating fun.
We use premium hotels that are unique expressions of the region. Often they’ve had a previous life as a monastery or a castle, but in every case they offer an exceptionally comfortable stay.
These are stylish 4-star properties that offer a casual and comfortable stay. Often without a 24-hour concierge or room service, they tend to be smaller family-run hotels that are perfect for the region.
“I can’t say I really ‘work out,’ but I’m in good shape and am relatively active.”
“I enjoy a good walk or ride, and feel comfortable while on the move.”
“I get moving at least once a week, and don’t mind a little sweat.”
“I get moving a few times per week and enjoy some exertion.”
“I want to feel invigorated each day and going hard is how I like to do that.”
Journey through the desert
Step back in time as you explore the deep history and rich culture of this small but mighty Kingdom located in the heart of the Middle East. Uncover ancient pathways and secrets along the way as you visit sacred sites such as Mount Nebo and the endless treasures of Petra. From weaving your way through sandstone canyons to four-wheeling over crimson dunes and desert valleys to floating in the waters of the Dead Sea; the rich variety of Jordan’s landscape promises adventure and discovery at every turn.
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Day by Day
Meet with your guide upon arrival to Queen Alia airport in Amman before setting in to your hotel on the shores of the Dead Sea. Enjoy welcome cocktails and a great dinner to kick off the adventures to come!
Feast your eyes on intricate Byzantine mosaics in the market town of Madaba and a lunch at the famous Haret Jdoudna restaurant. Follow the footsteps of Moses and venture up the sacred Mount Nebo in search of the Promised Land.
Follow the King’s Highway to the Grand Canyon of Jordan, Wadi Dana. Stop for a traditional maglouba lunch, then continue to the Dana Biosphere Reserve for a hike and a lesson in the traditions of the local tribe.
Venture out on the mystifying Wadi Ghweir, a sacred path that was once the hidden trail to Petra. Enjoy a Bedouin-style picnic lunch along your way, complete with sweet tea and freshly baked bread.
Journey your way through the narrow pathways of ancient Petra in search of the magnificent Al-Deir monastery. Hike through the Sharah Mountains for stunning views of the Rift valley below.
Enter the main gate of the Petra and wind your way through the siq to the famous Al-Khazna, also known as the Treasury. Delve further into the canyon and discover other gems such as the amphitheatre and Royal Tombs.
Experience the true meaning of Arabian Nights as you camp in the desert of Wadi Rum. Motor past the red dunes and granite with a local Bedouin before you dine on a classic zerb dinner.
This morning after breakfast, we’ll bring you back to Amman airport for your flight home or to the city centre. You may choose to extend your stay for a day or two in the coastal town of Aqaba enjoying the cosmopolitan atmosphere.
Dive deep into the legends of Petra.
Kempinski Hotel Ishtar, Dead Sea
An absolute paradise, the Kempinski Hotel Ishtar is situated at the lowest point on earth, right on the shores of the famed salt lake. It offers three luxurious enclaves set amidst gardens dotted with lagoons, waterfalls and private pools. Here olive trees mingle with palm trees, and every room has enchanting sea view balconies. View hotel website »
Feynan Eco Lodge, Wadi Faynan
Feynan offers a true eco-lodge experience relying entirely on their own materials; the majority of the lodge is lit by candles at night, they use solar heating for the water, recycle all waste, compost scraps, and local Bedouins make the bread. National Geographic rated it among the top 50 eco-lodges in the world. Rooms feature a private balcony, from which you can soak up the breathtaking views. View hotel website »
Movenpick Resort Petra, Wadi Musa
Located at the entrance to the siq that leads into the city of Petra, the Movenpick Petra is the perfect base from which to explore the area. The building was designed by the recipient of the Agha Khan Award for Islamic Architecture. It features several restaurants, a swimming pool, and a fitness and wellness centre. View hotel website »
SunCity Camp, Wadi Rum
Nestled in the heart of the ancient Wadi Rum desert, SunCity is an elegant camp featuring 40 luxury tents. The accommodations are designed to offer both authenticity and comfort with stunning views of the desert and glimpses of the Seven Pillars of Wisdom Mountains. Discover the tranquillity that immersing yourself in this vast wilderness can offer. View hotel website »
My guide was exceptional as well as the driver. They went out of their way to take me places and introduce me to locals, where I was surprised with tea and a horseback ride! The country is gorgeous and the people, amazing; it is my favorite country so far. I felt safe and happy there.—Cynthia Magnes
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The hikes on this trip range between 10 to 15 km (6 to 9 mi.). The hikes are on trails, but with rugged and rocky terrain. Appropriate footwear, such as hiking boots/shoes with good soles are a must! We will have hiking sticks to loan you should you desire.
“I go on a long walk once a week, and I don’t mind a little sweat.”
Rolling terrain on a variety of surfaces. Most days, one or two steeper climbs to spectacular viewpoints or places of interest.Read more on our Activity Levels
What’s included? Everything you need. Plus everything you’d
want. Plus a few things you never knew you wanted ‘til you got them.
In a word: everything. In ninety words? Signature B&R guides; local experts; unique, unforgettable biking and walking routes; private tours; authentic local cuisine; lessons and demonstrations; local artisanal wines; wine tastings; all victuals and libations; all the endorphins you can handle; new insight; interesting, fun and like-minded travel companions; a feeling of total freedom. In short: an extraordinary, hassle-free journey of discovery.
- All hotel accommodation
- All breakfasts, all lunches, three dinners
- Services of local guides and vehicle
- Detailed maps and water bottle
- Walking sticks
- All special events and private tours
- All transportation from rendezvous to drop off
- Meet and assist upon arrival by B&R representatives
- Free visa (Please note that according to Jordanian regulations, travellers should hold a passport with a validity of at least 6 months in order to enter Jordan.)
Walking Sticks & Hip Holsters
Included with all walking trips are Leki telescoping walking sticks and custom-made padded hip holsters, which comfortably carry one full half-litre water bottle. And while the walking sticks get “recycled” for use by another B&R traveller, the holsters are yours to keep at trip’s end.
Sometimes your B&R trip simply isn’t long enough! Extend your stay for the best vacation possible. If you wish to spend a few days in region either before or after your official B&R trip, and need assistance making those plans, your B&R Travel Advisor can help. We can create an independent travel experience to fit your needs—and if you desire, arrange for a local guide.
Continue from Wadi Rum
Your trip ends with a 4-hour morning transfer from Wadi Rum to the Amman Airport. There are a couple logical ways to continue. You could hang back and spend a couple days relaxing on the beach and snorkeling in the nearby Aqaba (the Kempinski there is fabulous). You could spend a night or two in Amman, the capital of Jordan—we recommend the Four Seasons. You could also easily cross the border to Israel and visit the sights—we can’t recommend getting lost in the streets of Old Jerusalem enough!
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