Explore Jordan's wilde places

Dry Trails

Ibex Trail
(October 31st –April 31st), guided only
Grade: Moderate
Time: 4 hours
Starting time: 8:30 a.m.
Group size: 5-25 people
Requirements: Visitors must be at least 18 years old.
Description
The trail begins at the Visitor Center and follows the Dead Sea Highway before ascending into the Reserve.
Diverging to the south, the trail runs parallel to the Dead Sea, which provides a startlingly blue backdrop for the entire hike. The hike then continues along a number of dry wadis to the Raddas Ranger Station, where you may see Nubian Ibex. It is also where the famous rock “statue” of Lot’s wife can be seen. After resting at the Station, the trail continues along a road for about one hour until reaching the Reserve entrance near the Visitor Center..

Water Trails

Siq Trail
(April 1st – October 31st), guided or self-guided
Grade: Easy to Moderate, depending on the season. Please inquire at the Visitor Center before departing.
Time: 2-3 hours
Starting times: 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Group size: 1-80 people
Requirements: Must be at least 18 years old; know how to swim; have a reasonable level of fitness.

Description
The trail starts at the Visitor Center near the Mujib Bridge, where you will take the cantilevered walkway over the dam and follow the course of the river between towering sandstone cliffs to the base of a large waterfall. Depending on seasonal rainfall levels, the gorge may contain pools deep enough for swimming. This is an ideal walk to take slowly and enjoy the cool water and shade, especially in the heat of the summer.

Canyon Trail
(April 1st – October 31st, except during Ramadan), guided only
Grade: Moderate to Difficult
Time: 4 hours
Starting time: 8:00 a.m.
Group size: 5-25 people
Requirements: Visitors must: be at least 18 years old, know how to swim, have a reasonable level of fitness, and no fear of heights.

Description
Passing through white rock hills, this trail leads from the Visitor Center to the Mujib River. The trail follows the river downstream from the head of the Mujib Gorge. Shortly after entering the gorge, you will reach the top of a spectacular waterfall 20m high, which will be negotiated under the watchful eye of trained guides. After descending the waterfall, the hike continues along the gorge (with views of spectacular rock formations) and returns you to the Visitor Center.

Malaqi Trail
(April 1st – October 31st, except during Ramadan), guided only
Grade: Moderate to Difficult
Time: 7 hours
Starting time: 8:00 a.m.
Group Size: 5-25 people
Requirements: Visitors must: be at least 18 years old, know how to swim, have a reasonable level of fitness, and no fear of heights

Description
This water trail starts at the Visitor Center and leads quickly to white hills made of soft rock deposits. After passing through these hills, you descend to the Mujib River. The hike continues upstream to the confluence with the Hidan River. Here you eat a packed lunch and swim in the natural pools before moving on to a 20m high waterfall which will be negotiated under the watchful eye of trained guides. Continue along the river, arriving back at the Visitor Center.

Please note:

  • Plan to start any guided tour at 8:00 a.m. 
  • Guiding services in Mujib are not provided in the month of Ramadan.
  • Permitted group size is: 5 - 25 persons.
  • Water trails open from the 1st of April until the 31st of October .
  • Dry trails are open from 1st of November until 31st of March.
  • All trails are guided, except for the Siq Trail.
  • The water trail routes may vary according to seasons and river conditions.  
  • Minimum age to participate in water trails is 18 years old .