Orjan Village Trail

(year-round) Guided only Grade: Moderate Distance: 12 km Continuing from the Soap House, this tour takes you through wooded valleys to A poplar-lined spring provides a wonderful contrast to the arid mountains of the previous stages of the trail. As you hike, note the dramatic rock walls, old water mills once used by local people […]

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Soap House Trail

(year-round) Guided or self-guided Grade: Moderate Distance: 6-7 km This trail begins at the Reserve’s Visitor Center and takes you to the Soap House in the neighboring village of Orjan. On the way, you will hike through thick, healthy woodlands filled with oak, pistachio, and oriental strawberry trees. Take a short detour to view a […]

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Roe Deer Trail

(year-round) Guided or self-guided Grade: Easy Distance: 2Km This short circular trail starts at the campsite and offers great views over the reserve. Not far from the campsite you will find an old stone wine press. Early in the morning, you may be lucky enough to see Roe deer before you return to the visitor […]

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The Prophet’s Trail

Guided only Grade: Moderate Distance: 8.5 km This hike takes you from Ajloun Forest Reserve Visitor Center to Mar Elias, the ruins of one of Jordan’s oldest churches. It is named for the Prophet Elias, or Elijah, to whom Mar Elias is dedicated. The trail leads through fig and pear orchards, amongst forests of oak […]

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The Siq Trail

(April 1 – October 31), guided or self-guided Grade: Easy to moderate, depending on the season. Please inquire at the Visitor Center before departing. Requirements: Must be at least 18 years old; know how to swim; have a reasonable level of fitness. The trail starts at the Visitor Center near the Mujib Bridge, where you […]

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Shaumari Valley Hike

Guided only Distance: Round trail 3 Km Level of Difficulty: Easy Required Gear: comfortable shoes, bottle of water, a hat in the summer Season: Spring, summer, fall, and late winter The circular trail starts off at the Visitor Center then passes by the picnic and children play areas. As you reach the Wadi’s entrance gate, RSCN’s tour guide […]

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