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ABOUT THE Jordan Heritage Revival Company

Jordan is the inheritor of a rich historical legacy stretching back millennia. Against this backdrop, the mission of the Jordan Heritage Revival Company (JHRC) is to preserve and revive this heritage – principally through “living history” in the form of historical re-enactments, in a way that provides quality employment opportunities for the country’s veterans Through this, JHRC aims to create and administer a self-sustaining historical re-enactment sector in Jordan...

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Wadi rum Activities The Train Station Visit

Modelled after authentic Hijaz Railway stations, the Wadi Rum train station is an indispensable stop in the itinerary of Wadi Rum visitors. With its collection of artefacts from the period, and the accompanying audio-visual exhibition, it provides a unique experience for history puffs, train enthusiasts, and adventure seekers alike, as the Wadi Rum train station is also one of the starting points of the Hijaz Train Ride Experience.

Wadi rum Activities The Train Ride Adventure

The crown jewel of Wadi Rum experiences. In the train ride adventure, visitors embark on a journey in time back to 1916, where they board an authentic Hijaz Railway steam train, along with Ottoman soldiers going on a mission to provide supplies for a nearby garrison under attack by the Great Arab Revolt fighters. But the mission takes a sharp turn when the train, along with its passengers, are ambushed by the very same fighters.

Wadi rum Activities Obstacle Course

You can always add a little bit of competitiveness to your Wadi Rum adventure by challenging your group/family and navigating our wide range of physical obstacles while running, climbing, jumping, crawling, and balancing. With more than 32 obstacles in the family area, 17 obstacles in the adult area, and 8 obstacles in the children’s area, our obstacle courses promise to deliver the ultimate fun experience for individuals and groups, novice and experienced, young and old alike.

Wadi rum Activities Paint ball

The Wadi Rum Paint ball field is themed after WW1, and specifically the Great Arab Revolt battles between the Arabs and the Ottomans. Participants can choose from of our creatively created missions, and once assigned their teams and given their authentic uniforms and weapons, they can the paint ball battle in our field that is superbly equipped to providing you with the highest standards of care, safety, and above all, great fun.

Wadi rum Activities Horseback riding

Whether it’s your first time riding a horse, or you just want to get on the saddle and experience riding on the golden sands like Bedouins did for thousands of years, our horse riding center is the place for you. Upon booking a horse riding experience, you can pick the horse that best fits your experience and ability. Our qualified instructors are equipped to train all levels from beginners to the more advanced and competitive riders.

Wadi rum Activities Star gazing

Equally as astonishing as the landscape of Wadi Rum during the day, is the skyscape at night. Being so far away from city lights, the night sky glows with tens of thousands of sparkling stars in a view that is breathe taking for the naked eye. But instructors can make the experience more fascinating by giving you a much closer look through the eyepiece of our telescope. And if you are patient enough, you might even see a few falling stars!

Wadi rum Activities ATV

You can rent one of our all-terrain-vehicles and go on a tour in the desert. Ride at your own pace and enjoy the scenic views that Wadi Rum has to offer. The ATV tours available as both guided and unguided.

Wadi rum Activities Movie Night

While at Wadi Rum, you might as well see the place through the lens of some of Hollywood’s masterminds! After a long day, there is nothing better than snuggling under a blanket in front of our outdoor cinema screen showing some of Hollywood’s classics filmed in Wadi Rum (Lawrence of Arabia, The Martian, Transformers, Indiana Jones, and many others).

Wadi rum Activities Dining

Our fortress restaurant provides a wide selection of meals for breakfast, lunch, dinner, along with snacks. The meal selection includes some international dishes, but the local ones are a must to try, namely mansaf, the signature dish of Jordan made of yoghurt, meat and rice, and zarb, the Bedouin underground BBQ.

Wadi rum Activities 4X4 desert tours

Hop in one of our 4X4 SUVs specifically modified for driving in the sand, and let our experienced driver take you with your friends or family in a thrilling dune bashing experience right before sunset, so that you can witness sunset in Wadi Rum’s best sunset viewpoint.

Wadi rum Activities Lodging

After a long day filled with action and adventure, nothing beats a good night sleep in our camp. Our simple yet comfortable tents are available in single, double and triple occupancies. The camp also includes hot showers.

Petra Activities Petra Visit & the Nabati Show

The experience begins by encountering two guards at the ‘Siq’, the narrow gorge that forms the entrance to the city. Approaching the Treasury, more warriors provide a welcome to guests as a taste of things to come. Once visitors have made their way past the amphitheater and deeper into Petra, those visitors are treated to soldiers performing a poetic dance designed to transport spectators back in time and reveal ‘the Art of Warfare’. This un-missable spectacle is free to all lucky visitors to Petra and is performed four times daily.

Petra Activities Petra Visit & the Mountain Stair Hike

They say you have not seen Petra if you have not hiked the 800 steps up to one of Petra’s most Petra’s most awe-inspiring monuments: the Monastery. carved from a chunk of mountain nearly an hour’s climb northwest of the city center, the Monastery boasts a massive facade almost fifty meters square. Daunting though the climb sounds, there are plenty of places to rest, and the holy spring two-thirds of the way up is almost worth the climb by itself.

Shobak Activities The Castle Visit

According to Lonely Planet, The Shobak (Montreal) castle “wins over even the most castle-weary visitor”. With its mysterious seven layers of construction, and its depth in history spanning three civilizations (Crusaders, Ayyoubids, and Mamloukis). Your visit in the castle is a trip in history, as you will witness reenactment of the daily life as it happened 800 years ago. You will see the ruler’s court, the school, the market, and the operational catapults, which you can launch yourself!

Shobak Activities The Tunnel Adventure

Exiting the castle is unlike entering it. Upon concluding the Shobak castle visit, you will get the unique opportunity to exit using the secret tunnel used at times of siege to bring in water and supplies, and provide an escape route for the besieged castle residents.

Shobak Activities Lodging

The nearby Montreal hotel provides an excellent cozy lodging experience for those wanting to cap their night in Shobak preparing for next day’s adventure, be it another visit at the castle, or a trekking or cycling activity.

Shobak Activities Dining

The restaurant at Montreal hotel provides a wide selection of meals for breakfast, lunch, dinner, along with snacks. The meal selection includes both international and local dishes, all prepared with ingredients that are home-grown in the hotel’s own farm, or nearby Shobak farms.

Shobak Activities Mountain Views

Make sure you kick start your evening in Shobak by watching the sunset from the astonishing mountain viewpoint, a five-minute drive from the Montreal hotel.

Shobak Activities Cycling

Both beginner and professional cyclers can enjoy riding amongst the most serene of views in and around Shobak, traversing through the magnificent scenery cycling on altitudes ranging from 1300 to 1700 meters above sea level. Multiple cycling routes developed by top cyclists in Jordan, including the Dana Reserve to Shobak route, and the Shobak to Petra route.

Shobak Activities Hiking

Nature and adventure enthusiasts will enjoy the spectacular hiking trails in and around Shobak through different paths and various terrains, including the adrenaline inducing walks in water streams and swimming through valley pools. The available trails differ by hike distance and difficulty level, and they include Wadi Al Nakheel Hike, and Ras al Faid to al Wehedat graves hike.

Umm Qais Activities Gadara Visit

By entering the site of Gadara not only do you get to see the extensive Roman ruins and enjoy the panoramic views, but also, you will delve deep into the past, and witness Gadara rise from the ruins as our performers deliver their reenactment shows depicting life as it was 2300 years ago.

Umm Qais Activities Coin-Operated Binoculars

The amazing panoramic views you enjoy standing at the hill top of Umm Qais have a different taste when you look through the coin-operated binoculars to see up-close the sea of Galilee, the Golan Heights, and if you are lucky, on a clear day, you might be able to catch a glimpse of Lebanon’s Southern mountains

JHRC Featured Packages

11 August 2017

Umm Qais

One day visit to UMM QAIS

15 November 2017

Wadi rum

One day visit to WADI RUM