International Tourism & Travel Awards:
Experience Jordan has won gold in the category “Best in Adventure Tourism” at the International Travel & Tourism Awards 2018 with the Jordan Bike Trail project! The prestigious awards scheme celebrates the very best of travel and tourism on a global scale, recognizing the outstanding successes of destinations, tourist boards, private sector companies and individuals.
“There is perhaps no better way to get “off the beaten path” in Jordan than to walk or ride the trails that traverse its spectacular landscapes and diverse communities. The Jordan Bike Trail takes you behind the scenes and away from the crowds, on a challenging and rewarding journey from ancient Greco-Roman ruins in the north to refreshing Red Sea waters in the south. Here are some tips to get you started.” – by Sunny Fitzgerald. Read more
The Washington Post:
Travel journalist Anja Mutic discovers the small city of Umm Qais – the northern starting point for both the Jordan Trail and the Jordan Bike Trail – where tourism projects have brought new life and economic perspectives. Read more
“There are a lot of exceptional tourism opportunities within Jordan but I believe experiencing it by two wheels is among the best. The bike enables you to cover so much ground in so little time, in places, it is unlikely you would ever visit otherwise. You get all of Jordan in her glory, the beautiful landscapes, the friendly faces, the homes, the food, the community.” – See what Katie Holden, professional Mountain Biker and passionate traveler, has to tell about the Jordan Bike Trail. Read more
Packground – Blog:
“Riding in complete silence, only the wind and the own breath in the ear, monochrome colors in ocher, rusty red and sepia. A harsh environment in which a small plant is like a miracle. Nights without light pollution, but sleeping under the bright Milky Way and countless shooting stars.” These are only some of the many impressions that the two seasoned bikepackers Brigitte and Ivo Jost collected on the way through the Jordanian desert regions. Read more about their experiences on the Jordan Bike Trail… Read more
bike – Das Mountainbike Magazin (in German)
Nur Mut fuer einen Kulissenwechsel! Entdecke die vier schoensten Alternativen zu transalpinen Mountainbike Routen – darunter der brandneue Jordan Bike Trail.
Dare a change of scenery! Discover the four most beautiful alternatives to trans-alpine MTB routes – among them the brand-new Jordan Bike Trail.
Voyageons Autrement (in French)
“Cette journée est assez sportive, mais avec de sacrées vues, vraiment génial ! La route contourne montagnes et vallées, ponctuée ici et là de familles bédouines accompagnées de leurs troupeaux de chèvres et même quelques dromadaires. J’ai l’impression d’être dans un film!” Dans son article, Florie Thielin décrit son voyage en VTT sur deux tronçons du Jordan Bike Trail: depuis le château de Shobak jusqu’à Little Pétra, puis entre Pétra et Wadi Rum.
French journalist Florie Thielin recounts her journey on two stages of the Jordan Bike Tail. Read more
Vaolo (in French)
Pour decouvrir la Jordanie “autrement” – de manière plus douce, plus slow – on peut traverser la pays en VTT ou à pied. Lisez encore sur le Jordan Trail et Jordan Bike Trail dans cet article de journaliste Florie Thielin…
To discover Jordan in a “different”, softer and calmer way, you can cross the country on foot or bike. Read more about the Jordan Trail and the Jordan Bike Trail in this article by Florie Thielin… Read more