Overnight at Dana Lodge Nature Reserve from Amman

Multi-day & Extended Tours in Dana

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Have a joyful overnight in Dana. Its a wonderful get away from life as you live it! You can really enjoy the nature, relax, and spend silent great moments with yourself and the silent nature. It is considered as Jordan’s largest natural reserve located south central Jordan created in 1989. The diverse environment of Dana is home to 703 plant species, 215 species of birds, and 38 species of mammals, which makes it a great place for trekking, hiking, camping, and bird watching. Visitors can leave their vehicles behind and escape into the beauty and remoteness of the Reserve along one of the many canyons and hiking trails.
Day 1: Amman Hotel - Dana (D) 108 KMDepart for a visit and overnight with dinner at Dana. This Biosphere Reserve considers as Jordan’s largest nature reserve and the only reserve in Jordan that includes the four different bio-geographical zones of the country; Mediterranean, Irano-Turanian, Saharo Arabian and Sudanian penetration. As such, it is the most diverse nature reserve in the country in terms of habitats and species. The reserve is a system of vales and mountains which extends from the top of the rift valley down to the desert lowlands of Wadi Araba. The Dana Village area overlooking the scenic wadi Dana, Dana has the largest breeding colony in the world for Syrian Serin , while the Lesser Kestrel is also found to breed in the area. Such a complex and diverse environment provides a wide range of adventurous and relaxing activities. Visitors can leave their vehicles behind and escape into the beauty and remoteness of the Reserve along one of the many canyons and hiking trails. Local Bedouin guides are available for longer excursions (hiking, canyoning, and mountain biking), while many shorter trails can be explored unguided. Activities at Dana Biosphere Reserve Guesthouse include tours of the Ottoman-era Dana Biosphere Reserve Village, a gorgeous hike through the entire Reserve to Feynan Ecolodge, visits to Nabatean tombs, and relaxing on your very own cliff-perched balcony, surrounded by Dana’s magnificent views. Day 2: Dana - Amman (B) 108 KMAfter breakfast transfer to Amman Hotel.

What’s included

  • Round trip transfer to and from Amman Hotel
  • Private Transfer by air conditioned vehicle according number of participants
  • One night accommodation in Dana Lodge. Meals as per itinerary (B = Breakfast, D = Dinner at Hotel)
  • Admission to sites as per itinerary
  • English Speaking Driver

What’s not included

  • Lunches at own expenses
  • Infant meals
  • All type of beverages and water
  • Admission to additional sites not mentioned in the program
  • Any other service not mentioned
  • Visa (40 JOD approximately 60.00 USD per person) and Exit Fees (20 JOD approximately 30.00 USD per person, usually already added on the air ticket faire. Borders Exit Fees 10 JOD approximately 15 USD per person).
  • Gratuities (recommended)

Highlights

  • Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
  • Get up-close to native wildlife
  • See native wildlife in their natural environment
  • Breakfast included
  • Dinner included
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included

Itinerary

Day 1: Amman Hotel - Dana (D) 108 KM Depart for a visit and overnight with dinner at Dana. This Biosphere Reserve considers as Jordan’s largest nature reserve and the only reserve in Jordan that includes the four different bio-geographical zones of the country; Mediterranean, Irano-Turanian, Saharo Arabian and Sudanian penetration. As such, it is the most diverse nature reserve in the country in terms of habitats and species. The reserve is a system of vales and mountains which extends from the top of the rift valley down to the desert lowlands of Wadi Araba. The Dana Village area overlooking the scenic wadi Dana, Dana has the largest breeding colony in the world for Syrian Serin , while the Lesser Kestrel is also found to breed in the area. Such a complex and diverse environment provides a wide range of adventurous and relaxing activities. Visitors can leave their vehicles behind and escape into the beauty and remoteness of the Reserve along one of the many canyons and hiking trails. Local Bedouin guides are available for longer excursions (hiking, canyoning, and mountain biking), while many shorter trails can be explored unguided. Activities at Dana Biosphere Reserve Guesthouse include tours of the Ottoman-era Dana Biosphere Reserve Village, a gorgeous hike through the entire Reserve to Feynan Ecolodge, visits to Nabatean tombs, and relaxing on your very own cliff-perched balcony, surrounded by Dana’s magnificent views.
Day 2: Dana - Amman (B) 108 KM After breakfast transfer to Amman Hotel.
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