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Petra & Wadi Rum by Bike

From £1179 for 9 days
Trip Overview
The Kingdom of Jordan is the perfect place to combine a cycling tour with some of the best sites in the Middle East. This bicycle trip takes us through olive groves and hill top villages in the north, while further south we will head along desert roads where the communities are sparse and nomadic and the landscape vast and spectacular. If the cycling alone isn't enough to entice you, perhaps the UNESCO site of Petra, a night under the stars in the Wadi Rum desert or a float in the Dead Sea will tempt you to visit this fascinating country.
Essential Info
Starts: Start Amman.
Ends: End Amman.
Ages: Min 16
Theme: Cycling
Trip Code: EMXW
Activity Level:     
Countries visited: Jordan
What's Included

Meals

All breakfast, 2 lunches and 1 dinner in Wadi Rum are included

Transport

7 nights in hotels, all en suite , 1 night basic camping 5 days cycling with full vehicle support

Accommodation

Trip Highlights

•    Cycle through spectacular desert scenery

•    Visit the UNESCO site of Petra

•    Camp under the stars in Wadi Rum

Dates & Availability
Start date
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Price
Availability
Departing: 21st Sep 2019
Returning: 29th Sep 2019
£1,179pp
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Limited Availability
2 spaces
Departing: 12th Oct 2019
Returning: 20th Oct 2019
£1,199pp
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Fully Booked
Departing: 19th Oct 2019
Returning: 27th Oct 2019
£1,149pp
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Limited Availability
3 spaces
Departing: 26th Oct 2019
Returning: 3rd Nov 2019
£1,149pp
Availability: Good
Departing: 2nd Nov 2019
Returning: 10th Nov 2019
£1,199pp
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Limited Availability
1 space
Departing: 16th Nov 2019
Returning: 24th Nov 2019
£1,149pp
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Availability: Good
Departing: 21st Dec 2019
Returning: 29th Dec 2019
£1,149pp
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Availability: Good
Departing: 7th Mar 2020
Returning: 15th Mar 2020
£1,199pp
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Availability: Good
Departing: 21st Mar 2020
Returning: 29th Mar 2020
£1,199pp
Availability: Good
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Itinerary & Notes
Start Amman. **
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Reviews
       
An excellent,well organised cycling tour in a very welcoming and interesting country.
       
This trip is a wonderful way of seeing most of the important sites in Jordan with a bit of cycling thrown in! Please note it’s not really a cycling holiday as there are quite a few bus transfers, one of which was over 6 hours.
       
This was a busy , varied and hugely enjoyable trip . Eddie and the team looked after us brilliantly and gave us access to amazing places
       
Great trip with informative guide and some wonderful places visited. Special memories.
       
Fantastic week with 16 others in a group where we all got on really well. Petra Jerash and wadi rum were outstanding and due mainly to our guide zehar. We had an onboard policeman with us at all times and when cycling, police escorts which helped to ensure our safety. At no point did we feel unsafe however. We felt priveledged to see Petra, float on the Dead Sea, swim in the Red Sea and sleep under the stars in the desert.
       
I really enjoyed this trip. It packed a lot into the 7 day period (ex travelling days). Petra was everything I had expected it to be. The cycling days were relatively short but being a novice to cycling holidays and being June and hot, they were sufficient. I thought the cycling guide and support team were excellent with great equipment, support and encouragement.
       
A well organised trip with lots of activities packed in. Inside a week our guide ensured we experienced/saw all the highlights of Jordan. However the organisation was such that I never felt rushed or under pressure. The cycling was very easy. We were transported to the nicest areas to cycle, avoiding the big hills and busy roads. The bikes were brand new and mine was perfectly adjusted. The cycle team were very friendly and competent mechanics. Nothing was too much trouble for them. I'd say this trip is great for leisure cyclists. Anyone looking for a tough physical challenge would not find this tough enough. The accommodation was great. Clean hotels all en suite. Good food. All in all a great experience.
       
First time, out of 6 Exodus trips, I was on my own but once again the like minded group were great. We had great fun while taking in the history and scenery that Jordan has to offer. The guide "Sammy" was exceptional in his knowledge of Jordan which made the history more engaging when sighting. Hotels used had good rooms with comfortable beds, however, breakfast was very limited in selection in most of them. Food in general was not brilliant, with rice, chicken and goat as staple diet. Snacks during cycling brilliant. Bikes were very good and you always had the support vehicle if problems. Overall, you need to see Jordan by any means.
       
What a way to see a stunning country! Cycling in the heat of the desert, walking through the Siq towards the Treasury at Petra, sleeping under the stars in Wadi Rum. I'd always wanted to go to Petra, so in trying to build a holiday around some time in Petra, it made perfect sense to pick up a bike and see the country rather than sitting in a stuffy coach.
       
Great value for money. The trip was superbly organised by local guides, in the case of my group led by Zuhair, ably supported by Abeed's bike team. The visits to towns were not too long, and there was plenty to visit and see outside of the major centres. The full commentary by Zuhair - including an exhaustive geopolitical and historical narrative on the last few centuries of regions - was a bonus, as was the 2-hour camel ride near Wadi Rum and a swim in Dead Sea (both included in the price). I would certainly recommend this trip.
       
You can't beat the scenery on some of those rides, my goodness. It really takes your breath away. The roads barely have any cars on them as well so you really feel like you are on your own. Starts off easy and gets harder, worth all the effort!
       
You can't beat the scenery on some of those rides, my goodness. It really takes your breath away. The roads barely have any cars on them as well so you really feel like you are on your own. Starts off easy and gets harder, worth all the effort!
       
Petra & Wadi Rum by bike was an amazing journey through Jordan's stunningly beautiful desert landscape, on very quiet roads. It was quite challenging in late May with the heat, but so rewarding!
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