Beit Idis to Mar Elias 2 Day Trek

Date 12 Feb 2022
Days 2
Distance KM
Pax 12
Price Per Person 110.00 JOD

Regions details & description

A great introduction to trekking and backpacking! Join us for a 2-day backpacking trip along the Jordan Trail from Beit Idis in Irbid to Mar Elias in Ajloun. Backpacking, means we will carry all our belongings in our bags on our backs. We will spend the night at a local guesthouse in Rasoun, to then continue to Mar Elias Church.

TRIP DETAILS

  • Time of assembly: Day 1 @ 6:15 AM
  • Meeting location: near 7th circle https://goo.gl/maps/dhSJGhbKHRudyB9JA
  • Back to Amman: Day 2: @ 19:00 PM
  • Days: 2 days & 1 night
  • Destinations: Ajloun Region/ Biet Idis, Rasoun, Mar Elias
  • Hike difficulty: moderate
  • Activities: backpacking & trekking– meaning you will need to carry all your belongings during the hike
  • Accommodation type: 1-night Rasoun homestay
  • Transportation: bus

Iteration

Day 1: HIKE BEIT IDIS TO RASOUN
  • Hike distance: 14 km
  • Hike difficulty: moderate
  • Hiking time: 6 – 7 hours
  • General info: Meet in Amman at 6:15AM to drive to the beginning of the hike in Beit Idis, about a 2-hour drive. We will begin with a descent towards Birgesh Forest, to then walk through the lush and thickly wooded Zubia forest trail. Following the valley up until the trees thin out and reaching the Roman ruins of Qabla. Continue south crossing Wadi Orjan and to end in Rasoun at our homestay. The homestay will offer shared rooms for all hikers, in addition to bathrooms, showers and other facilities. A delicious dinner will be served at the home.


Day 2: HIKE RASOUN TO MAR ELIAS
  • Hike distance: 10 km
  • Hike difficulty: moderate
  • Hiking time: 4 – 6 hours
  • General info: Breakfast at the homestay and then we will begin our hike at 8:30AM. Again, we will carry our backpacks, water and lunch boxes for the day. Generally easy walking today, through the village of Rasoun, Ojan and Ba’oun. Passing Wadi Ba’oun and Wadi Listib to make it to Listib Mosque and finally to Mar Elias Church. We will stop midway for tea and lunch break. After the hike we will meet our bus to drive back to Amman.

Price includes

  • Transportation to and from Amman
  • 1-night at Rasoun Guesthouse, shared rooms with beds, beddings, toilets, showers, etc.
  • Breakfast on day 2
  • Lunch boxes on days 1 & 2
  • Dinner on day 1
  • Hot tea break along the hikes
  • Treks guide
  • Drinking water for all days of the trek
  • Entrance Fees into Mar Elias Church

Jordan pass and visa

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Beit Idis to Mar Elias 2 Day Trek

110.00 JOD