Jordan Trail | 204.1- Rmemeen to Fuhais
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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REGION 2: AJLOUN TO SALT


Hikes in the Region

 

1: Ajloun to Khirbet Al-Souq

 

2: Khirbet Al-Souq to King Talal Dam

 

3: King Talal Dam to Rmemeen

 

4: Rmeimeen to Salt

 

Side Trail:

4.1: Rmemeen to Fuhais

DAY 4: RMEIMEEN TO FUHAIS

  • Distance: 15.1 km
  • Time:  6 hours
  • Physical Challenge: Moderate
  • Trail Difficulty: Moderate
  • Waymarked: No

To download the GPS track,

Important Numbers

Tourist Police:

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

 

JTA:

  • George: +962 7 9916 6072
  • Abdullah: +962 7 9061 8417
  • 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)

Accommodation:

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