SECTION 204.1 :RMEIMEEN TO FUHAIS

  • HIKES IN THE REGION

  • DAY 4: RMEIMEEN TO FUHAIS​

  • Distance: 15.1 km

  • Time: 6 hour

  • Physical Challenge: Moderate

  • Trail Difficulty: Moderate

  • Waymarked: No

  • Route Map
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  • GPS
  • Elevation Chart

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The Jordan Trail is a newly established trail, and is not marked. It is therefore our strong recommendation that you hire a local guide for your safety as many sections are remote with limited water sources and at times no connectivity.
By downloading these maps/GPX you take full responsibility for their use and accuracy; Jordan Trail Association does not warrant the accuracy or completeness of the information, materials or the reliability of any maps as they provided AS IS without warranty of any kind, either express or implied, including but not limited to, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement ;You acknowledge that any reliance on any such maps, shall be at your sole risk and responsibility as Hiking, backpacking, and other outdoor activities all have potential hazards involving risk of injury or death. Outdoor activities have inherent risks and you should ensure you have the skill level and abilities suitable for the activities in Jordan to partake in them and to take all precaution measures.  Check the data on Google Earth or other Apps or Programs before using them.  The Jordan Trail Association shall not be held responsible for any incidents that may occur during your participation in any activity and/or by using any of the maps/GPX.
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The Jordan Trail is a newly established trail, and is not marked. It is therefore our strong recommendation that you hire a local guide for your safety as many sections are remote with limited water sources and at times no connectivity.
By downloading these maps/GPX you take full responsibility for their use and accuracy; Jordan Trail Association does not warrant the accuracy or completeness of the information, materials or the reliability of any maps as they provided AS IS without warranty of any kind, either express or implied, including but not limited to, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement ;You acknowledge that any reliance on any such maps, shall be at your sole risk and responsibility as Hiking, backpacking, and other outdoor activities all have potential hazards involving risk of injury or death. Outdoor activities have inherent risks and you should ensure you have the skill level and abilities suitable for the activities in Jordan to partake in them and to take all precaution measures.  Check the data on Google Earth or other Apps or Programs before using them.  The Jordan Trail Association shall not be held responsible for any incidents that may occur during your participation in any activity and/or by using any of the maps/GPX.
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IMPORTANT NUMBERS

Tourism Police:

Hotline: 117777
What’s App: +962 7 7099 1814

* When contacting Tourism Police for emergency identify that you are hiking the Jordan Trail, state your nationality, location and map name & number.

JTA:
Bashir +962 7 7844 2200

BASIC INFO

Leave the village by the road and continue along a good track up a deep valley between gardens, eventually rising up to cross a highway near Al Ahliyya university, then making you way around the head of the next valley touching the outskirts of the Christian town of Fuheis. The Carakale Brewery is a few kilometers beyond the stage end.

TRANSPORTATION

It’s possible to catch a ride along the main Salt-Amman road.

There’s a bus to Fuheis from Amman (from main King Hussein Park)

ACCOMMODATIONS

Fuheis– Hotels are rumored to exist in town, but none that can be booked online. Contact the JTA for the latest information

THINGS TO SEE
  • Rmemeen Church and Mosque
  • Caves
  • Ancient Church
  • Al-Ahliyya Amman University.
  • Fuheis Sport Climbing routes
  • Fuheis Church
  • Wadee’ Al-Safi Theater (Fuheis)
  • Carakale Brewery
FOOD & WATER

Food:

  • Shops and restaurants are available in Rmemeen and Fuhais
  • Shop at traffic light – Black Iris supermarket and falafel restaurant
  • In Fuheis, near the St. George statue, there is a shop owned by Basil who has spent time in US and speaks English well.
  • Zuwwadeh Restaurant.

Water:

  • At the traffic light mid-way are various small shops with drinks.
  • Two artesian wells are in the wadi. They are fenced and posted that entrance is prohibited, but if a guard is present, you may be able to get water.
  • Rmemeen & Fuheis
TIPS & SAFETY

Tips:

  • There is more shade on the first half of the stage.
  • Second half of the stage is not so pleasant with a garbage dump, prison, junkyard, and dogs. It’s worth considering skipping ahead from the Salt-Amman road.
  • ATM machines are available in Fuhais.
  • A gear store is located in Fuheis: Camping Gear Amman (https://web.facebook.com/Camping-gear-Amman-1027481237266436/)
  • Bathrooms are available in restaurants and Mosques along the stage.
  • Mobile service available all the time.
     

Safety Info:

  • Animals – Some aggressive guard dogs
  • Dehydration/heat exhaustion – There is little shade on the second half of the route.
LOCAL CONTACTS

Abu Ragheb (Rmemeen) – 0788436068
Ra’eda al Naser (Fuheis) – 0772542882
Sameh al Naser (Fuheis) – 0777636355

REGIONAL TRANSPORTATION

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