Offer includes the bib for the MDS adventure, the discovery of Petra and 4 nights of hotel on the Dead Sea at the Crowne Plaza hotel.
3rd edition: May 24 to 31
4th edition: November 2 to 9
The MDS Jordan comes back with 2 editions in 2024!
Direction the amazing desert of Wadi Rum, in Jordan, for a week out of time. Breathtaking landscapes that will transport you during an exceptional adventure.
On the program: a week of adventure during which you will live at the rhythm of the desert, through 3 stages, to be done at your own pace: walking or running. You will sleep 3 nights on the HMDS bivouac, in the heart of Wadi Rum, and discover the mythical city of Petra. For the end of your MDS experience, you will enjoy during 4 nights, the comfort of a 4 stars hotel located on the shores of the Dead Sea (2 nights before, 2 nights after).
You can choose between 3 different distances: 70, 100 or 120km, divided into 3 stages.
Here is the breakdown:
You will be able to walk or run these distances. More info on the distances and format here.
What is included in the offer:
You will share your room at the hotel with one or two other participants. Once you have registered, you will have the opportunity to fill in the name of the person(s) you wish to share the hotel with.
If you do not fill in anything, you will be randomly assigned with one or two other participants. For the rooms for 3, the 3rd bed is a comfortable sofa-bed.
The rooms are not mixed, unless otherwise requested.
The organisation of the MDS does its best to ensure that the event takes place in the best conditions, and that participants who register don’t take any risk with adjusted cancellation and postponement conditions.
In case of doubt as the adventure approaches, you can postpone your participation free of charge to the next edition, up to 60 days before departure.
Our registration conditions allow you to cancel free of charge until 5 months before the event.
In case of cancellation of the event by the organization, you will be refunded 100% of the amount you paid within 60 days.
Details of cancellation and postponement conditions are available in the regulations:
In the continuation of our World Tour of deserts, when we went to the Wadi Rum, there was no doubt that we had to bring you to this exceptional place.
Located in the south of Jordan, the desert of Wadi Rum is breathtaking. Contrasts, canyons, caves and natural arches, the landscapes are just amazing.
An exceptional moment in the heart of Wadi Rum, that's the unique experience that the participants of this new MDS adventure will live.
During this exceptional week, we will take you to the wonders of Jordan.
Starting with the Wadi Rum desert, where you will cohabit with these great spaces, the camels and the Bedouins, masters of the place.
Your adventure will continue with the discovery of Petra, one of the 7 wonders of the modern world.
And to complete your experience in Jordan, you will finish with two days at the Dead Sea. An unique place to end your MDS trip.
INFO HOW TO GET THERE?
You have to book your flight tickets to arrive at Queen Alia airport in Amman, Jordan.
Transfers between the airport and the hotel will be organized on the official days of the beginning and end of the MDS week. The trip takes approximately 1 hour.
For those traveling on different dates or wishing to make their own way to the hotel:
- Shuttles between the airport and the hotel, for 6 to 7 people, cost around 120 USD in total.
- Cabs cost around 70 USD for 2-3 people.
WHICH FLIGHTS TO CHOOSE?
Several airlines have international flights to Amman from the world's major airports.
It is recommended that you purchase airline tickets with cancellation and change insurance, due to the restrictions that may be applied by the countries.
PROGRAM FOR THE WEEK
Day 1: arrival at hotel
Day 2: technical and medical checks, day at hotel with access to the Dead Sea
Day 3: bus transfer, first stage, night in bivouac
Day 4: second stage, night in bivouac
Day 5: rest day, night in bivouac
Day 6: third stage, discover Petra, night in hotel
Day 7: day at hotel, Gala dinner
Day 8: transfer to airport, end of adventure
Depending on your wishes, you can extend your stay if you wish to continue discovering Jordan.
You can choose between 3 different distances: 70, 100 or 120 km, divided in 3 stages.
These distances are given as an indication and are likely to be reviewed downwards according to the type of terrain and the difference in altitude of the routes.
WHAT TO BRING WITH YOU?
If it’s your first MDS, you probably have a lot of questions. Once you register, we'll send you a full checklist of the material, but here is the principal to have per person:
You can bring a large suitcase with more clothes, which you will leave at the hotel and find after the MDS adventure.
A total of 10 meals will be required as follows:
The equivalent to 2000KCAL per day is recommended by the organization.
Prices for the MDS Jordan 2024 are as follows:
INCLUDED IN THE OFFER
ULTRA-FLEXIBLE REGISTRATION CONDITIONS
Cancellation conditions – 3rd edition, May 2024:
Postponement conditions – 3rd edition, May 2024:
Cancellation conditions – 4th edition, November 2024:
Postponement conditions – 4th edition, November 2024:
During the race, you will be surrounded by the medical and organization teams from the beginning to the end of the stages.
The courses are marked with stakes every 50/100m, so it is almost impossible to get lost.
You will all be equipped with a GPS beacon with an alarm button, allowing the organization to locate you at any time.
A medical tent is present at the bivouac where you can go at any time.
You can pay by:
The number of instalments may vary depending on the date of registration. The registration will be 100% validated once the total amount of the registration is paid.
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