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The starting point of this route is the Rajif viewing point, located roughly 100km (62 mi) north of the red sea city of Aqaba, and 15km (9.3 mi) south of Petra, Wadi Musa. It is one of Jordan's beautiful, robust landscapes that will release the butterflies in your belly to start the ride.

We will cross the ancient pass of the Edom mountain range and transit through Dlagha village before we arrive at the Nabatean Robert's Rock.

From there, we head to the Jordan Road intersection, marking the finishing point in Wadi Araba, which separates Palestine from Jordan. The valley stretches from the Dead Sea all the way south to Aqaba, stretching around 150km (93 mi). The desert area belongs to the Great Rift Valley and reaches a height of 450m (1476 ft) above sea level to a low of 400m (1312 ft) below sea level on the Jordan side.

Required gear

  • Sports shoes
  • Hat & sunscreen
  • Reusable water bottle 
  • Light clothing, rain and wind jackets in the winter season 

Tips  

  • Take plenty of drinking water!
  • Always wear a helmet when cycling!
  • Take sunscreen with you.
  • A support vehicle will always be available to assist, don't hesitate to use it when you feel so! 

Risks

  • Wild dogs will never attack.
  • Slippery downhills during the wet season 
  • Light traffic in villages 
  • Dehydration, sunburn, heat stroke

It is a stunning bike route for the intermediate-level cyclist. We will start from the viewpoint of Rajif where you will have a panoramic scene of the mountains in South Jordan. Next, we pass through Dlagha village and will head down to Wadi Araba. The ride includes a lot of rolling up and down the hilly roads, which might be a bit of a challenge; nevertheless, the rough landscapes with the occasional Bedouin and their camels and other herds along the way will be worth it.

Distance: 50.8km
Elevation gain: +515m  +14.8%
Elevation loss: -1,821m  -17.7%
Difficulty level: intermediate/on-road
The Trip Confirms Upon Weather Conditions!
For Groups above 4, Create a Tailor-Made Tours

  • Bike & helmet - Scott Sub cross 30 2018 model
  • Qualified first-class English-speaking cycling guide
  • Escorting vehicle with spare parts during the biking tours
  • Mechanical support 
  • First Aid support
  • Water & fruits
  • Excursions in modern deluxe A/C tourists vehicle as per the program
  • Archaeological site entrance fees ( can be covered by Jordan pass)
  • Transportation to the starting point
  • Extra meals and beverages
  • Any personal expenses
  • Tips and portages of all kinds
  • Accommodations

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