The Mujib Biosphere Reserve is the lowest nature reserve in the world, with a spectacular array of scenery near the east coast of the Dead Sea. The Reserve is located within the deep Wadi Mujib gorge, which enters the Dead Sea at 410m below sea level. The Reserve extends to the Karak and Madaba mountains to the north and south, reaching 900 metres above sea level in some places. This 1,300m variation in elevation, combined with the valley’s year- round water flow from seven tributaries, means that Wadi Mujib enjoys a magnificent bio-diversity that is still being explored and documented today. Over 300 species of plants, 10 species of carnivores and numerous species of permanent and migratory birds have been recorded. Some of the remote mountain and valley areas are difficult to reach, and thus offer safe havens for rare species of cats, goats and other mountain animals. Mujib’s sandstone cliffs are an ideal habitat for one of the most beautiful mountain goats in the world, the horned Ibex.
The trail starts at Mujib Adventure Center where you will take the cantilevered walkway and follow the course of the river between the towering sandstone cliffs to the base of a large waterfall. Depending on seasonal rainfall levels, the gorge may contain pools deep enough for swimming. This is an idea walk to take slowly and enjoy the cool water and shade, especially in the heat of summer.
This activity is only available during the summer; depending on weather conditions
The trail begins from Mujib Adventure Center and follows the Dead Sea Highway to the South (starting point). Shortly after entering the gorge, you will reach the top of a spectacular waterfall 20m, high, which will be negotiated under the watchful eye of a trained guide. After descending the waterfall, the hike continues along the Siq Trail returning to Mujib Adventures Center.
This activity is only available during the summer; depending on weather conditions.
The trail begins from Mujib Adventure Center and follows the Dead Sea Highway to the South (starting point). The hike continues upstream to the confluence with Hidan River where you will swim in natural pools before moving on to descend a 20m high waterfall under the supervision of a trained guide.
The trail begins at the Mujib Adventure Center and follows the Dead Sea Highway before ascending into the reserve. Diverging to the South, the trail runs parallel to the Dead Sea, which provides a startlingly blue backdrop for the entire hike. The hike then continues along a number of dry wadis to the Raddas Ranger Station, where you may see the Nubian Ibex. It is also where the famous rock “statue” of Lot’s wife can be seen. After resting at the station, the trail continues along a road for about an hour.
This activity is only available during the winter; depending on weather conditions.
The trail starts from the visitor center and moves from the Southwest to the northeast, you will swim from pool to another until you make to the end point where you will find the ancient wheat mill.
The Mujib Biosphere Reserve has installed a zipline made up of two parallel cables, allowing two people to zipline together. The zipline is 100m long, with a slope of about 9m, extending with the Mujib Bridge.