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Wadi Ghuweir

Dana, Jordan
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Ranked #1 of 1 Attractions in Dana
Type: Geologic Formations, Outdoors
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Farnham, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Fantastic varied walk. We did it in April and there was some wading involved - maximum waist deep, though most of the gorge was dry. There were a couple of tricky bits which involved clambering down steep rocks, but only for a few metres and the sandstone is grippy enough for it to be within any fit walkers capability.The colours... More

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

We did this while we were staying at Feynan Ecolodge, nice but not very easy hiking with dry and wet area. Amazing landscape with different animals

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

we did a short few hours hike in the wadi and it was worth it despite the fact that its not a straight forward walk. one has to walk through streams of water, climb and jump through rocks etc. the natural beauty of this place is absolutely out of this world. one gets completely lost in this place because of... More

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Dana, Jordan
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014 via mobile

Really nice walk down from dana village, some parts narrow but with out any serious difficulties. I went along stream bed but there is also much easier way(remainings of the road) part of it is possible to cross with 4x4 vehicle.

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Zwolle, The Netherlands
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26 reviews 26 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2013

We hiked from Al Nawatef camp to Petra. The first day is through Wadi Ghuweir, which is a beautiful canyon. An adventurous but beautiful hike. Together with our guide we had the place to ourselves. Definitely one of the highlights of our Jordan trip!

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Jordan
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52 reviews 52 reviews
17 attraction reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2013

We walked and walked and walked endlessly in a dry rocky river bed. Nothing to see other than black water pipes, and plastic bottles, and the occasional old slipper on the road.

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Brussels
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4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2013

pure nature (flowers, herbs, plants, birds....), great trails, good shoes required and take an official guide (entry 8 JD/person + guide fee, a little expensive but it's worth)

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2013

Ask to be taken to the peak of Jebel Fatma with amazing views of the holy land. We baked fresh bread on the mountain and enjoyed a walk with local Bedouin back to their camp where they welcomed us with tea and milk

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2013

Our favourite hike during our stay at Feynan Ecolodge. Ali, our guide from the lodge, was very informative.

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Jordan
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6 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2013

Did this route on a summer day, we were walking up the weak stream under the scorching sun until we reached a dramatic gorge where you continue to a beautiful trail in a shaded area. It's a seasonal route because of potential flash floods in the winter if it rains (which doesn't happen often). Beautiful.

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