Petra Desert Marathon & Half Marathon

Welcome to the Petra Desert Marathon!

For many years we have been selected as an official travel agency. This allows us to offer you GUARANTEED ENTRY in conjunction with travel package.

Visas – South African passport holders need a full valid passport with at least six months beyond the date of their arrival in Jordan. A visa is required for all visitors, and can be obtained on arrival. The current cost is JOD40 (equivalent to approx. R850).

Information on passports and visas


Date: 03 September 2022

Location: Jordan

Pricing: From R 20 720 per person

Embark on an Arabian adventure and run one of the most challenging desert Marathons on Earth. Petra Desert Marathon & Half Marathon is a small race with about 500 entrants and will take place on 3 September 2022.

Starting from the ancient cave city of Petra, the Marathon route takes runners on a scenic tour through the stunning mountain and desert landscape. Take part in a historic run, in remarkable settings. Explore the UNESCO-listed site while running a challenging desert Marathon that showcases the beauty of Jordan.

The Marathon event consists of a full Marathon and a half Marathon. The event is part of a 6-day tour package which includes social events, tours, hotel accommodation, entry pass for Petra and a dip in the Dead Sea. You can also extend your stay in Jordan with our tours suited for the adventurous or the cultural traveller.

We are delighted to be able to offer a five (5) night Accommodation and Marathon package.

Petra Desert Marathon 2022 package

Booking Form

Standard Terms & Conditions


To proceed with your booking we need the following;

  • Booking form completed by main contact and signed by all travellers
  • Passport copies of all travellers
  • Page 11 of T&C’s signed by all travellers