13 May Trek Petra 7th-11th October 2015
Petra Trek 7th -11th October 2015
Join the Sunshine Fund in 2015 and trek Petra. This challenging and beautiful trek takes us through spectacular desert, wadis, jagged mountains rising to 1400m, and to ancient archaeological sites which are among the oldest in the Middle East
Depart the UK for Amman and transfer through the mountainous desert landscape to our hotel in Petra for the night.
Today we visit the magical and fascinating Unesco World Heritage Site of Petra, a city carved into the mountains and subsequently lost for hundreds of years. Trekking time approximately 4-6 hours
Our journey takes us through Little Petra, a Byzantine caravan station, to, the peak of Al Farch before we follow the Wadi Gnai. Trekking time approximately 6-8 hours
Today we embark on our final day of trekking. The landscape is flatter today crossing local farms and Bedouin sites arriving at the Dead Sea, 1388ft below sea level! Trekking time approximately 3-5 hours
Day is free until we transfer back to Amman airport for our flight home.