Meet the team
The best team in Jordan - in the office and in the field!
Meet our Co-Founders
His passion for travel drove him to study history, archeology, and sustainable tourism. This unique combination of subjects and his years of experience working as an adventure guide gave him a strong foundation in various destinations' historical and cultural significance while understanding the importance of sustainable tourism for preserving natural and cultural resources. His expertise and passion for adventure tourism led him to become one of the founders and the CEO of Experience Jordan Adventures, and ATTA Ambassador of Jordan.
Since falling in love with Jordan in 2008, he has been using his diverse background as a chartered Engineer, Project Manager, and Climbing Instructor to realize his vision: Creating experiences that are life changing for both travelers and local communities.
Mark was born and raised in Jerusalem with a British mother and Palestinian father. He joined the family tour company upon completing University in the UK. His passion was the outdoors and new experiences which led him to eventually cofound Experience Jordan Adventures.
Meet Our Office Staff
Anton manages our adventure tours. The most stunning routes, nicest hotels, best local experiences? Through many years of training as a road cyclists, and almost as much time working in the Jordanian biking and adventure tourism scene, he knows them all!
Tala is one of our most experienced tour designers, specialized in adventure. Herself a passionate hiker (and our in-house photographer!), she knows the best trails in the country, and will make sure you get to know them, too!
Raisa holds a degree in Journalism but has become one of our tour designers by passion. As an adventure seeker, she is a fortunate person who has chosen two careers leading to the greatest experiences one can possibly have: New places, tastes, people and their life-changing stories.
Born in Armenia, married to a Jordanian, and now a Jordanian citizen, Shushan speaks 5 languages (Armenia, English, Russian, French, and Arabic). She has lots of tourism experience, working in the industry since 2011. Passionate about Latin dance, swimming, and travel, she is a welcome addition to our team.
Abed El Rahman Zayed
Abed joined the team as Operations Manager in 2019. An MBA in Hospitality & Tourism from Switzerland and many years of experience in the industry have made him solid as a rock and able to handle any emergency.
Andy is our Business Development Manager. After majoring in International Business, he moved abroad with only his backpack. Shortly later, he joined us, and his first task was to help develop the Jordan Bike Trail. Camping from north to south swept him off his feet. He was hooked!
Nour Al Jamal
Nour is a Tour Designer. She is bilingual; she speaks English and Spanish. Her fondness for languages led her to the tourism field. She is passionate about traveling and trying new things. Nour is in love with adventures and trips, so she will assist you with passion in designing your tours.
Firas is a passionate and dedicated member of our operations team. With a degree in hotel management and extensive experience in the hospitality industry, he is well-equipped to offer exceptional service. In addition to his professional expertise, Firas has a profound passion for classic cars and photography. With his attention to detail and commitment to excellence, Firas consistently brings a high level of quality to everything he does.
Anas is a skilled cycling operations officer and guide, as well as a experienced hiker and handyman. He is known for his resourcefulness, having built his own furniture using recycled materials. Anas is dedicated to empowering youth and marginalized communities through outdoor projects, driven by his passion for outdoor recreation and making a positive impact.
Anas is our professional senior accountant skilled in financial statement preparation, budgeting, and forecasting. With a background in business consulting, he offers expertise in strategic financial planning and analysis. Anas excels in identifying key trends and delivering valuable insights for optimizing business performance.
Mansour, with us since the beginning of the adventure, is the one who manages all the transportation across the country. He and his team are making a point to take excellent care of all our customers, and that’s why they are the best!
Meet Our Guides
Mahmood’s positive energy is always a comfort to the people around him! But beyond this quality, he is ambitious, open to learning new things, and loves adventure. In his free time, you can see him climb all the mountains of the country.
Ahlam is our go to girl for anything: besides being a licensed tour guide, she is also a qualified architect and yoga instructor, tour designer, project manager and the all round coolest girl in town who enlightens our day with her happy laugh.
Furat is very passionate about being outdoors and exploring the world around him by hiking or cycling. Before joining our family, he graduated as a mechanical engineer. So if you have a flat tire in the middle of nowhere, he’s the one you want on your tour!
The first female guide to thru-hike the Jordan trail, and since then she is always out on trails, somewhere experiencing new adventures and interacting with the local communities. Her love and passion for nature and the outdoors drove her to changing her career from graphic design and branding into getting her license in guiding. Lama is also involved in several eco-tourism and sustainability projects.
Raised between the ancient columns of Jerash and forests of Ajloun, Mahmoud harnessed his surroundings to become one of the top Adventure guides in Jordan. Through trekking, climbing, canyoning, and motorcycling he always shows the magical secrets of Jordan’s ancient past and gives a unique experience of a lifetime.
Firas started to work as a part-time cycling guide at age 16! Today, he holds a MA degree in Global Sports Management, speaks 5 languages (Arabic, English, German, Russian, and Korean), and always keeps up the team spirit with his jokes – all while also pursuing a career as a professional triathlete.
Mahdi is one of our licensed guides who has been working in tourism for the past 16 years. He’s a family guy who is passionate about culture, likes travelling and meeting new people which is what motivated him to become a tour guide. He’s known for his sense of humor and entertaining his clients.
Before becoming a licensed tour guide, Wael lived as a free bird in the fields and mountains of Jordan. Now, his mission is to give you the best experience of his country.
As his father before him, Saleh loves working as a tour guide. He, himself a family man, believes: “Touring guests of Jordan is truly a privilege I hold dear. I believe life is one big learning experience, and as far as those go, I think nothing beats traveling and meeting people and place.”
Mahmood was born in one of the ancient caves in Petra, and spent his childhood as a goat shepherd in the mountains around the ruined city. Today, he is a legend on his own, famous as a hiking guide everywhere in Jordan and far beyond the country’s borders.
Jawad is one of our licensed tour guides who is appreciated by all who get to know him. Whether in Ajloun, the Dead Sea or in a Wadi, he enjoys adventure and sharing the beauty of Jordan with others. Spending time with him is the best way to forge unforgettable memories in Jordan.