The ideal time to hike in Jordan varies by region. In the north, March and April are best; in the south, February and March are the most pleasant months. During these months, temperatures are comfortable, the forests and meadows of the North are green, the orchards are in bloom, the streams are flowing, and flowers are abundant in both the mountains and deserts. Walking between September and mid-November offers similarly pleasant weather,
Lists of Guides and Service Providers
Consider consulting these resources for more information as you plan your trip:
Check your country’s travel advice and try to get travel insurance before you leave. Always tell someone where you are going and when you expect to arrive. Though you may not have cell service at every location along the trail, carry a mobile phone with you in case of emergencies.
One of the best ways to reduce the risks involved in hiking the Jordan Trail is to do so with a local guide. Local guides provide a wealth of knowledge and information about the potential dangers that lie along the route, and their familiarity with the land and its people are irreplaceable.