Starting in the ancient cave city of Petra, the Petra Desert Marathon leads runners past the incredible tombs, mountainside carvings, and caves before venturing into the arid, lunar-like landscapes of the Jordanian desert.
Runners can choose between the marathon or half-marathon!
Rich in history, culture and scenic nature, Jordan offers its visitors superb possibilities for an exciting vacation. From the splendid ruins of Petra and the vast and awe-inspiring Wadi Rum desert to a float in the Dead Sea - Jordan has something for everyone to enjoy, not to mention the warm hospitality of the Jordanian people.
Furthermore, we also offer a variety of race extensions if you want to continue your adventure with us. Be it adventurous hikes or ancient history, there’s no wrong answer.
Kindly be advised that entry to any Albatros Adventure Marathon is only available in combination with an official tour package.
PACKAGE from August 30 to September 4, 2023
(6 days - 5 nights) with possibility of extending
From $2,400 CAD per person based on double occupancy with a luxury hotel package.
From $3,150 CAD per person in single occupancy with a luxury hotel package.
The price included:
• Accommodation for 5 nights (Dead Sea and Petra)
• Welcome meeting upon arrival
• Transportation upon arrival
• Transport on departure (4 times)
• Transportation as per itinerary
• Meals as mentioned in the itinerary
• 3-day sightseeing pass for Petra
• Celebration dinner
• On-site guide (English speaking)
• Possibility to extend
The price does not include
• Flights (available by Marathours on request)
• Drinks and meals not mentioned in the inclusions
• Personal expenses
• Tips to local guides (5$ us per person per day (recommended)
• Travel Insurance
• The bib
• Everything that is not mentioned in "the price included"
• Contribution to the compensation fund for travel agency customers of $3.50 per $1,000
RACE PACKAGE Price: $450
• Bib for the Petra Marathon
• English-speaking race official
• Medical team
• Official jersey, time and medal
• Water on the course
VISA AND PASSPORT
A visa is required for all travelers entering Jordan.
Most nationalities can obtain the visa upon arrival at Amman airport at a cost of JOD 40. Note that cash payment is required. USD is accepted corresponding to the exchange rate at the time of entry. Kindly be advised that certain nationalities require an entry visa to be obtained PRIOR to travel. A list of these nationalities, as well as the most updated rules and regulations can be found on the Jordan Tourism Board's website.
It is solely each traveler's own responsibility to ensure they are in possession of the necessary documentation, and in compliance with the laws and regulations of the country visited.
Your passport must be valid for at least 6 months from the day of your departure.
Petra by night, September 2, 2023, starts at 8:30 p.m., duration 2 hours. Price: $65/pers.
Petra's Kitchen, September 4, 2022, starts at 5:30 p.m., duration 2 ½ hours. Price: $90/pers.
Culture Package, from September 4 to 7, 2023
In the heart of the Fertile Crescent, Jordan is part of the birthplace of civilization. Brimming with relics from ancient times, this tour will show you some of the highlights - from biblical locations to Roman ruins to an Arab crusader castle.
Price: from $1,150 per person occ. double and $1,500 occ. simple.
Adventure Package, from September 4 to 7, 2023
To experience the true Jordan, one must see its nature. Meet the Bedouins out in Wadi Rum, take a dip in the Dead Sea, and hike through canyons and gorges on this exciting extension.
Price from $1150 per person occ. double and $1400 occ. simple.