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Trek to Petra

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Date: Saturday 2nd October 2021

Challenge Duration: 9 days

Distance: 77km (approx.)

Challenge Grade: Tough

Location: Jordan

Explore the breathtaking landscape of Jordan and adventure to the Ancient City of Petra!

Trek with Global Adventure Challenges in aid of Designability

After spending a day exploring Amman and the surrounding areas, including Mount Nebo and the Dead Sea, it’s time to get your trekking adventure underway! Starting in Dhana, you’ll spend five days trekking through stunning valleys and rugged mountain scenery. Following the same path used by the Bedouin nomads, you’ll have the chance to explore unexcavated Roman ruins of Nabatean civilizations and fascinating Iron Age sites.

After trekking a total of 77km along the Jordan Rift Valley, you’ll reach your destination – the ancient red city of Petra, one of the New Seven Wonders of The World! Here you will witness the awe-inspiring sites of The Monastery and The Treasury, returning home with memories to last a lifetime!

Challenge highlights

  • Trek along valley plateaus, through picturesque scenery and via reforestation areas
  • Enjoy a refreshing swim in the Dead Sea
  • Experience the culture of the local Bedouin people
  • Explore Petra – one of the New Seven Wonders of the World and discover the iconic Treasury and Monastery