Whether you're looking to explore ancient castles, traverse mountainous paths, swim in hot tubs in the desert, enjoy waterfalls, or wander through verdant forests, these trails provide a comprehensive guide to experiencing the natural splendor and historical richness of Jordan.

Jordan's diverse landscape, steeped in history and natural beauty, offers a wide array of hiking trails that cater to adventurers of all skill levels. From the rolling hills in the north, through the archaeological wonders of Petra, to the majestic deserts of Wadi Rum, each trail presents a unique journey through time and terrain.

The sortable table below summarizes the hikes in the Hiking in Jordan Guidebook, ranging from leisurely walks to more challenging treks, detailing their duration, difficulty level, elevation gain (in meters), distance (in kilometers), and the region in which they're located.

EASY TRAIL

MODERATE TRAIL

ADVANCED TRAIL

Trail Name

Duration

Level

Miles

KM

Region

  2.5 hours

2.4

3.9

South and Wadi Rum

 3 hours

1.8

2.9

South and Wadi Rum

 2.5 hours

3.8

6.1

South and Wadi Rum

  6 hours

9.0

14.5

South and Wadi Rum

  3.5 hours

6.9

11.1

South and Wadi Rum

  5 hours

5.3

8.5

South and Wadi Rum

  2.5 hours

3.0

4.8

South and Wadi Rum

 3.5 hours

3.4

5.5

South and Wadi Rum

  4.5 hours

6.3

10.1

South and Wadi Rum

 4 hours

6.3

10.1

South and Wadi Rum

1.5 hours

2.5

4.0

North

3.5 hours

5.0

8.0

North

4 hours

5.2

8.4

North

4 hours

5.4

8.7

North

  8 hours

9.3

15.0

Dead Sea

  5.5 hours

7.8

12.6

Dead Sea

 5 hours

7.0

11.3

Dead Sea

  2.5 hours

1.4

2.3

Dead Sea

  2 hours

2.1

3.4

Dead Sea

  2 hours

1.7

2.7

Dead Sea

  4.5 hours

4.3

6.9

Dead Sea

  2.5 hours

1.1

1.8

Dead Sea

  3.5 hours

3.6

5.8

Dead Sea

 5 hours

5.6

9.0

Dead Sea

  2 hours

1.8

2.9

Dead Sea

  6 hours

8.7

14.0

Central and Petra

  4 hours

4.3

6.9

Central and Petra

 1.5 hours

0.7

1.1

Central and Petra

  8 hours

10.9

17.5

Central and Petra

  7 hours

9.7

15.6

Central and Petra

  2 hours

2.2

3.5

Central and Petra

  1.5 hours

2.5

4.0

Central and Petra

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The GPS files, available from their website, have come in handy for trip planning as well.

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