JORDAN HORIZONS TOURS 

Welcome to Jordan; a country steeped in history and ancient monuments, legendary for its hospitality, and rich with diverse natural beauty. We invite you to come and explore Jordan with us. Be taken back with the wonder of Petra, humbled at the genuine welcome of the People, tick off the bucket list of floating in the Dead Sea, and silenced by the vastness of Wadi Rum and much much more. Wherever you go in Jordan it will be an experience you never forget and leave you longing to return. Such is the ability of Jordan to get under your skin and capture your heart.

Jordan Horizons Tours is a full service travel agency based in Jordan. It was established in 2013 with multi-lingual team, who are all travel professionals who realized the need of a reliable and professional travel company to serve and lead the high demand in the Middle East travel market.

We at Jordan Horizons Travel & Tours always strive to captivate our clients with unforgettable travel moments that will last, and provide them with an exceptional service that exceeds their expectations, while conserving and presenting the heritage of Jordan & the Middle East.

 

 

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Wadi Rum : Activities & What to do

Wadi Rum : Activities & What to do

“The Valley of the Moon”, depicted as Mars in several Hollywood feature films Wadi Rum is an Arabian fairy-tale waiting to be discovered. Home to nomadic Bedouin tribes, Wadi Rum is a a quiet getaway of stars, sand, and sun; a perfect complement from Amman’s epicenter. Once inhabited by the Nabataeans of prehistoric times, Wadi Rum allows you to get lost in large landscapes and horizon lines. The calmness of the desert is sure calm your spirit and de-clutter your thoughts. Wadi Rum is waiting for you.

ACTIVITIES IN WADI RUM

HOT AIR BALLOON
Be awe-struck at the beauty of Wadi Rum from 2,000ft above the the earth’s surface. Located in the Disi area of Wadi Rum, you can take a journey off the beaten path as you get a breathtaking aerial view of “The Valley of the Moon”.

MICROLIGHT
Return to the roots of aviation with this small and versatile aircraft. Fly above the beautiful rock formations of Wadi Rum in an open aircraft with an experienced pilot.

HORSEBACK RIDING
The Bedouin people are very friendly to their camels and horses, many even consider them to be extended family. Similar to the likes of Indiana Jones in The Last Crusade, you can glide between the mountain valleys on an equestrian excursion from Wadi Rum to Aqaba; this is sure to be a once in a lifetime experience. Schedule your horseback-riding tour online today

4X4 TOURS
Prepare for a lively 4x4 tour that will have you traversing sand dunes and breathing in the desert winds at high speeds, as you gasp at Wadi Rums amazing rock formations.

TRAIN OF JORDAN HERITAGE REVIVAL COMPANY
Transport yourself to a time of colonial expansion. Sit in a refurbished locomotive from the early 20th century that connected the Ottoman Empire with the sands of the Middle East. Relive the spirit of a century old conflict as you take a historic 14km ride on the Hijazi train tracks.

HIDDEN GEMS OF THE NABATAEAN KINGDOM
The Nabataeans, an ancient Arab Nomadic tribe responsible for the architectural marvels in Petra left their mark in the desert of Wadi Rum as well. You can find remains of temples and water systems in key areas in the Rum Desert in addition to carvings and locations markers used by the ancient traders.

RUM SKY ADVENTURES
Now it is time for you to enjoy the beautiful night skies.
Located in one of the most beautiful parts of Jordan, RumSky allows visitors to enjoy the starry nights of Wadi Rum.
The guided tour program allows you to learn more about the Universe we live in. Living in lively cities makes it more difficult to witness the magnificence of the skies and heavens. Through the innovation of science, you will be able to get a little closer to the hidden wonders of the Universe. Stars, planets, nebulae, all are within your reach. The activity is three folds: A brief presentation on astronomy, seeing through the largest telescopes in Jordan and naked eye laser aided skygazing show. All guided by professional astronomers.

PETRA TO WADI RUM
Petra to Wadi Rum; Connecting the two legendary sites of Petra and Wadi Rum is a week-long trek across one of the longest stretches of wilderness on the Jordan Trail. Here in the empty but striking desert, with its dramatic rock formations, stargazing and peace are found at their best. Starting with deep, rugged wadis and moving into open, sandy plains, this section of the trail takes you deep into the places where humans seldom go. Finishing at Wadi Rum village offers a taste of Bedouin life after the remoteness of this section.
Total Length: 125.4 KM
Days: 6 Hiking days
Main sites in the region:
-Petra
-Jabal Haroun (mountaintop burial place of Aaron, off-route)
-Humeima, ancient and Umayyad ruins
-Sandstone mountain “islands” in a sea of sand
-Wadi Rum, Jabal Rum, and Jabal Um Ishrin

WADI RUM TO AQABA
Wadi Rum to Aqaba; Leaving Wadi Rum village behind you, the trail passes beneath the towering cliffs of Jabal Rum and Jabal Um Ishrin through the iconic landscape of Wadi Rum – vast, echoing and godlike wrote T.E. Lawrence. Continuing through the magnificent desert landscape, the trail passes the cliffs of Jabal Khazali, Jabal Qattar and weaves between the unique and colorful backdrops of Wadi Rum’s sandstone desert mountains. The trail here follows old shepherd paths, winding its way west across desert wadis and over granite mountains striated with basalt dyke intrusions. At the last pass, the first view of the Red Sea and the Gulf of Aqaba, beyond which lie the mountains of Sinai. The final destination is the warm waters of the Red Sea and the port of Aqaba.

Total Length: 75.9 KM
Days: 5 Hiking days
Main sites in the region:
-Wadi Rum (World Heritage site)
-Wadi Rum Bedouin village
-Lawrence’s Spring (Ain Shellaleh) and the Nabataean Temple
-Dramatic desert scenery – sandstone domes and granite and basalt striated mountains,
changing color constantly throughout the day
-Bedouin encampments
-Village of Titen
-Aqaba (Red Sea)

 


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WHY CHOOSE JORDAN HORIZONS TOURS?

We are local

As a Jordan based travel company and inbound tour operator, we know our country in a way that only a local can.

Convenient and Easy

Have a look at our itineraries and ask us to customise them, or send us a query form with your requirements and we will come back to you with suggestions.

Excellent Reputation

We started in 2013, so after 7 years of doing business, we’ve learned how to keep our clients happy and satisfied!

Multi-Lingual staff

We are a team of multi-cultural and multi lingual travel professionals.

24 / 7

We are available at any time when you are in Jordan giving you complete peace of mind for the duration of your trip.

Professionalism

We are fully-bonded and insured, working with top tour operators from around the world, a multi-cultural team of experienced guides and program managers.

Value for Money

By booking direct you get more value for your money. As a local wholesale Jordanian tour company, we maintain favorable rates with the hotels and service providers due to the volume of our business.

Personalized Service

We take great pride in our personalized attention to our clients and our ability to provide you with a tour that is the best fit. No effort is spared in ensuring your safety and enjoyment.

Established Network

We have excellent and well established partnerships with hotels, restaurants, transport companies and other service providers who provide professional, reliable, quality and cost effectiveness services which you as our client benefit from.

HOW IT WORKS ?

Tours available & Customized

With many tours already available to choose from or your tour can be customized.

Save Money / Value For Money

By booking direct you get more value for your money. As a local wholesale Jordanian tour company, we maintain favorable rates with the hotels and service providers due to the volume of our business.

100 % Secure Payments

Payment by Credit Card (Visa & Mastercard) and by Paypal are provided. Your security is important to us!

Everything Upfront

You will receive your confirmation letter of the tour in details and everything will be clear for you.