Swim & Hike in Wadi Hidan

  • Min group size: 2
  • Max group size: 6
  • Days: 1
  • Price (USD): $150
  • Difficulty: EasyModerateChallengingTough

Swim & Hike in Wadi Hidan

Days 1

Price (USD) $150 

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Have some fun swimming in the natural pools of the beautifully wild and dramatic canyon!

This adventure will have you hiking and swimming your way through a one-of-a-kind canyon. If you are looking for a thrill, you can jump and slide off some natural platforms and slides.

Hike Stats

Distance: 5 km
Length: 3-4 hours


Tour Price
2 People:
$150 / person
3+ People: $115 / person


  • 1

    Meeting Point & Time

    We will pick you up at your hotel at 8:30 am.

  • 2

    King's Highway

    We will drive along the King's Highway south to Wadi Hidan near Madaba.

  • 3

    Swim & Hike

    Wadi Hidan includes some dramatic wild mountain scenery. A beautiful black basaltic canyon filled with narrow gorges, surprising pockets of vegetation, and natural pools. Several tricky rock steps require the use of your hands for extra balance. Expect to get wet as you swim in the natural pools and make your way through this Wadi!

  • 4


    After working up an appetite, lunch will be served at the beautifully-designed visitors center overlooking the valley.

  • 5

    Head Back

    Afterward, we will drive back along the King's Highway to your starting location in Amman.

Private Tour Option

*The prices below represent the tour base price for a private group. Prices may change due to other factors, such as holidays.

Group Size: Price per Person

2 people: $165 / person

3-5 people: $125 / person

6+ people: $115 / person




  • Transportation
  • Entrance Fee to Wadi Hidan
  • Local Guide
  • Lunch
  • Tips for service providers (drivers, guides)

The hike will be through water, so you will get totally wet! We recommend shoes with a good grip and some ankle support, although sports shoes with good grip are fine!

To avoid rubbing and blisters, we recommend sports socks, and that you cut your toenails before the trip.

  • Daypack (Enough for your own personal items and water)​
  • Walking stick (optional)
  • Reusable water bottle(s)
  • Preferably 3 Liters of water
  • ID or passport (for the checkpoints on the way) ​
  • Flip flops or sandals to wear after the hike (optional)​
  • Your personal hygiene kit
  • Insect repellent
  • Dates, fruits, candy bars, or your favorite snack
  • Sun protection, including a hat, sunscreen, and sunglasses
  • Camera (optional)

08:30 – Leave Amman

10:00 – Arrive at the starting point

16:30 – Drive back to Amman

18:00 – Arrive back in Amman

Wadi Hidan has the same season as Wadi Mujib – the regular season is from April 1st through October 31.

However, the RSCN often shortens the season slightly if there is rain around the opening or closing days. Therefore depending on the weather, the opening and closing days may be shifted by a couple of weeks to a month.


Opening Hours
Everyday: 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Here are some things you are not allowed to bring to Jordan:
1- Drones
2- Binoculars

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