Madaba-Al-Karak road
Madaba-Al-Karak road

Madaba-Al-Karak Road

The Madaba-Al-Karak Road (part of the Route 35) is one of the most scenic drives in the Kingdom of Jordan.

The road is asphalted. It’s 83.4km long and links the villages of Madaba (Madaba Governorate) and Al-Karak, also known as Kerak (Karak Governorate). There’s a high risk of rock slides on the mountainous parts.

The road was built by King Hussein. It’s also known as Kings Highway. The road has some steep parts as it tops out at 1.078m (3,536ft) above the sea level. It has 11 hairpin turns.


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