Like all Albatros Adventure Marathons, the Petra Desert Marathon is designed to be more than just a race. It's also about enjoying time together with family, friends and other running-minded spirits. Spectators welcome!
In order to register for Petra Desert Marathon, you must sign up for one of the tour packages.
Whether it's culture or nature you're seeking, Jordan has the answer. Explore all that the country has to offer - from historical sites to thrilling desert visits.
The Petra Desert Marathon is more than just a marathon - it's a journey through Jordan! Among other attractions, you can visit the Castle of Ajloun, dive into the Dead Sea, or sleep under the stars in the god-like Wadi Rum desert.
Explore some of the historical highlights of Jordan
5 Sep | Full day | 130 USD
Prepare for a remarkable day as we explore Jordan's most sacred and historic sites.
Baptism Site: Where History and Faith Converge Your cultural endeavors of Jordan start after breakfast as you are picked up by our expert tour-guide. We will begin in the enchanting Jordan Valley, where we pay a visit to the legendary Baptism Site. This sacred place is believed to be where John the Baptist once preached and where he baptized Jesus, an extraordinary confluence of history and faith.
Mount Nebo: The Holy Land Our journey takes us to Mount Nebo, where Moses is said to have glimpsed upon the Holy Land before settling in his final resting place. The breathtaking views and spiritual significance of this site are truly spectacular.
Madaba: A Historic City of Mosaics We continue towards the historic city of Madaba, renowned for its captivating "Mosaic of Jerusalem" – one of the oldest pictorial representations of the Holy City. If the sky is clear you will have a wonderful view up from the mountain seeing the Jordan Valley, the Dead Sea, and Jericho in the other bank of the Jordan River.
It's an extraordinary excursion where past and present converge, and every step holds a piece of history and spirituality.