Jordan Trail | 4- Majdalein to Karak
The Jordan Trail is a continuous route crossing the entire country of Jordan, offering over 600 kilometers of trail and 36 days of beautiful hiking through diverse
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  • Distance: 22.8 km
  • Time:   8 hours
  • Physical Challenge: Easy
  • Trail Difficulty: Moderate
  • Waymarked: No

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Basic Info:

An easy day along the plateau usually on small roads, sometimes passing through the edges of villages not far from the King’s Highway (shops) and eventually reaching the village of Rakin (shops and café). A track then descends pleasantly into Wadi Tawaheen (good views SE to Kerak Castle), beyond which reach another track enters the small but impressive Wadi ez Zaiyatin directly below Kerak Castle. Once across the wadi (usually dry) follow a good track up to the main road, arriving opposite the castle’s Christian Gate and Cemetery, where steps lead up into the old town, then streets continue up past shops and cafés to the square adjacent to the main castle, (shops, cafés, hotels).


Kerak Bus Station.

Things to See:
– Majdalein Village ruins.
– Al-Madrasa Tower (School Tower).
– Shops/Restaurants selling food and water are avail
able in villages along the stage (Faqua, Rakin and Karak).
– Buses and Taxis found in Karak.
– You can find places with shade every now and then.
– Bathrooms available in Karak (Hotels or Restaurants).
– Mobile service available almost all the time.
– ATM available in Karak.
Local Contacts:
– Good Local restaurant:
Adel Al Halabi Restaurant on King Hussein St., tel 03 235 2210