Dana Biosphere Reserve is an area of staggering beauty, history, and biodiversity. The only reserve in Jordan that encompasses four different bio-geographical zones of the country (Mediterranean, Irano-Turanian, Saharo-Arabian and Sudanian), it is a melting pot of species from Europe, Africa, and Asia. Such a combination of natural communities in a single area shall be unique by itself. The Reserve combines a total of 800 plant species and 449 animal species, 25 of which are marked as endangered, including the Sand Cat, the Syrian Wolf, the Lesser Kestrel, and the Spiny Tailed Lizard.

Wadi Dana

The trail passes through sandstone gorges, and 3 different bio-geological zones of Dana. If you’re lucky you may see some endangered animals such as the Nubian Ibex. This trail leads downhill to Feynan, where you can arrange for stay overnight in the Feynan Ecolodge or meet your transportation.

Alternatively, visitors can begin this trail at Feynan Ecolodge and travel to the Dana Guesthouse or Rummana Campsite. This trail is operated over the year (except during Ramadan) and can be either guided by one of our trusted local guides or self-guided.

Dana Village Trail

Starting from the Dana Guesthouse, this trail winds above the Dana Village and through the terraced gardens and local craft workshops. Visitors can meet the local residents, see original Ottoman architecture, and learn more about Dana’s rich history. This trail is operated over the year and can be either guided by one of our trusted local guides or self-guided.

Rummana Campsite Trail

This circular walk around Rummana campsite is a great site to see birds, especially during migration seasons. The scenic observation spots along the trail offer picturesque views of Dana Mountains.

Other Spots of Dana

  1. Shaq Al-Reesh Trail
  2. White Dome Trail
  3. Nawatef Trail
  4. Wadi Dathneh trail
  5. Wadi Ghweir Trail
  6. Rummana Mountain Trail
  7. The Caves Trail