Petra & Wadi Rum Trek

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4.7 Based on 59 Reviews
  • duration 8 days
  • tour type Small group Request as private
  • age requirement 16-95 yrs
  • max group size 14
  • guiding method Fully guided
  • Tour Code BM-7941
  • Footprint Carbonneutral CO2 emissions resulting from all trips on Bookmundi will be offset via investments in carbon reduction projects.
  • Operated in English
  • Starts Amman, Jordan
  • Ends Amman, Jordan
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HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • Walk and camp in the beautiful desert landscape of the Wadi Rum
  • Optional hike up to Burdah rock bridge
  • Hike the Back Trail to Petra
  • Stay at a community owned Bedouin camp near Petra
Starting and ending in Amman, the tour "Petra & Wadi Rum Trek" is a guided deserts and canyons trip that takes 8 days. You will travel through Wadi Rum, Petra and Amman in Jordan. "Petra & Wadi Rum Trek" is a small group tour which includes accommodation, transport, meals and others.

Some of the most spectacular desert scenery in the world is found in the south of Jordan at Wadi Rum, a place of dramatic beauty providing an ideal environment for trekking. Millennia of erosion has formed wonderful mountains (known as jebels) that rise from the desert sands, creating exciting terrain that we explore from the valley bottom to the jebel tops. Throughout the trip, we are accompanied by local Bedouin people and shall camp as they do, under the stars. Our trip finishes with a walk via the Back Trail into the ancient rock city of Petra, one of the New Seven Wonders of the World.
  • Day 1: Start Amman
  • Day 2: Drive to Wadi Rum
  • Day 3: Traverse Siq el Barrah
  • Day 4: Trek to Jebel Burdah
  • Day 5: On to Wadi Khashkhasheh
  • Day 6: Leave the desert for Little Petra
  • Day 7: Walk to Back Trail to Petra; then drive to Amman
  • Day 8: End Amman
  • All accommodation
  • All breakfasts, four lunches, five dinners
  • All transport and listed activities
  • Arrival and departure transfers
  • Tour leader throughout
  • Travel insurance
  • Visas or vaccinations
4.7 - Excellent
Based on 59 reviews
  • Anonymous
  • On Nov 15 2019
5 - Excellent
Wadi Rum & Petra
Booked this trek at the last minute and was not disappointed, the time of the year meant that the weather was ideal and made the days trekking that much more enjoyable.The first day was the minibus drive from Amman down into he... Read more
  • Anonymous
  • On Oct 30 2019
5 - Excellent
Excellent time in Jordan
An excellent way of seeing parts of Jordan. The trek in Wadi Rum was wonderful; a great way of taking the area in at a pace that allows one to appreciate its natural beauty. Scrambling up Burdah to the stone arch was fun and was... Read more
  • Anonymous
  • On May 23 2019
4 - Very Good
Fascinating and beautiful country
The desert landscape and Petra are stunning. The scrambling is exciting. The archaeology is outstanding. The culture is fascinating.
  • Anonymous
  • On May 08 2019
4 - Very Good
title is good and reflects the event
I very much enjoyed this trip, the desert, scrambling, company and guide. As expected the tent accommodation was basic but fine. The food was adequate but the ingredients a bit repetitive but I suppose that this is what one... Read more
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GOOD TO KNOW Download trip notes

No additional cancellation fees apply for this Petra & Wadi Rum Trek tour. You can cancel the tour up to 93 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 92 days of departure.


For any tour departures within 26 December 2023, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 26 December 2023, a deposit of 25% is required to confirm this tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 92 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

Petra & Wadi Rum Trek tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. We recommend using World Nomads' travel insurance.


For this Petra & Wadi Rum Trek tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are traveling to, as part of this itinerary.

COVID-19 Safety Measures

This trip incorporates the following COVID-19 measures:

  • This tour has received the World Travel and Tourism Council’s ‘Safe Travels’ stamp, which provides travellers with assurance that COVID-19 health and hygiene protocols have been adhered to.
  • Group sizes are kept small to maintain a low risk ‘small group bubble’, with an average of 10 guests in each group.
  • Hygiene safety measures and distancing will be followed in transportation, accommodation and meal venues.
  • Several COVID-19 distancing measures have been adopted on this package tour to keep travellers safe.
  • All travellers will be required to be fully vaccinated no less than two weeks prior to travel.
QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS Find answers to the most frequently asked questions about this tour.
  • Do people in Jordan speak English?

    Even though the official language of Jordan is Arabic, English is widely spoken in the country. Besides Arabic, English and a number of minority languages, you can also find French and German-speaking people in Jordan. 

  • Do I need a visa to travel to Jordan?

    Most foreign visitors need a visa to enter Jordan, although some nationalities can apply for a visa on arrival. We advise that you research Jordan’s visa requirements for your country before making travel arrangements.

  • Is traveling in Jordan safe?

    Jordan is one of the safest countries in the Middle East. There is a robust security arrangement throughout the country. Apart from petty theft and crime, as are common in most countries, foreigners have nothing serious to fear while traveling in Jordan.

  • How long should I stay in Jordan?

    five-day Jordan itinerary is enough to cover the country's highlights. But if you plan to explore Jordan at your own pace and savor its unique landscape, we recommend spending at least 10 days in the country.

  • What is the best month to visit Jordan?

    March to May are the busiest tourist months to visit Jordan. September to February is also ideal for travel due to the generally good weather, except for the biting cold nights in the desert areas. It is not advised to travel to Jordan between June and August unless you are prepared to deal with intense heat. However, the best time to visit Jordan is between March and May, when the weather is perfect, even when you want to travel to the desert.

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