Published: 29 November 2013 by: Holidays for Couples

Are you and your partner adventure-seekers? Maybe you've been feeling a little stagnant lately and are ready to get moving? Perhaps you have a honeymoon or romantic getaway for two coming up, and you're looking for something to fill those days?

We've recently got wind of one of National Geographics 'World's Best Hikes', the Trek to Petra. Escape to Jordan and get off the beaten track while being surrounded by some truly amazing – and romantic – sights.

The Trek to Petra is now offered to Australian honeymooners and travellers, so hop to it!

On the Go Tours – 9-Day Trek Petra Tour from $3,979 p.p. twin share

Leaving Amman, check out Jordan’s Dead Sea, before heading south to Wadi Dana, Wadi Araba and Dana Nature Reserve. Against a backdrop of pristine and varied countryside, trek to the incredible UNESCO World Heritage Site of the Rose City of Petra, entering Petra at the majestic Ad-Deir – the ancient city’s largest carved façade. We love a bit of ancient romance to spice up a romantic getaway or honeymoon!

Price includes:

  • Accommodation
  • Breakfast daily
  • 6 lunches and 5 dinners
  • English speaking guide
  • 4WD logistical support
  • relevant airport transfers
  • transportation in modern air-conditioned vehicles
  • fees and permits

Flights/Visas are not included.

Exodus Travel – 8-Day Petra and Wadi Rum Trek from $1,365 p.p. twin share

Although this is a non-technical trek, one section will require good balance and a head for heights. The trek is five days from point to point and is low altitude. Throughout the trip, local Bedouin will accompany you and you will be camping as they do, under the stars. Definitely a romantic highlight! The trip will finish with a day visit to the ancient rock city of Petra. 

Price includes

  • Accommodation
  • 7 breakfasts, 4 lunches and 4 dinners
  • English speaking guides

Flights are not included.

World Expeditions – 11-Day Jordan Dana Trek to Petra and Wadi Rum from $3,440 p.p. departing Amman, twin share

With experienced local guide and Bedouin crew, you trek from Dana Nature Reserve through remote canyons and alongside near-vertical gorges, enjoying wilderness camping in breathtaking wadis (oroases). You’ll explore the colonnaded street of Petra, the theatre and the magnificent Treasury before travelling to Wadi Rum and the land of Lawrence of Arabia. Harsh and inhospitable, this raw but spectacular landscape is superb for exploration by jeep and on foot. It's a must-do for any couple seeking a unique addition to their honeymoon or romantic getaway plans.

Price includes 

  • Accommodation
  • Transfers
  • 10 breakfasts, 8 lunches and 6 dinners
  • all camping equipment
  • 4WD support
  • English speaking guides

Flights are not included

For more information, head to visitjordan.com

 
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