Wadi Rum Nomads Blog

starry night sky during the perseid meteor shower
Wadi Rum events

Enjoy the Perseid meteor shower in Wadi Rum

After reading this blog, you will know what the Perseid meteor shower is and why you should come to Wadi Rum to see this spectacular phenomenon. Wadi  Rum is one of those places on our planet

pouring a glass of bedouin tea in wadi rum desert
food & drinks

Bedouin tea, much more than just a cup of tea

Since ancient times, we, the Bedouin of Wadi Rum, lived a simple and harsh life in the desert. We learned to come by with little to nothing. And we learn to cope with the, at times,

example of do's and don'ts - respect the local culture
Wadi Rum tours

5 do’s and don’ts while on tour in Wadi Rum desert

Touring around the Wadi Rum desert is an unforgettable experience. Our desert is an extraordinary and fascinating place. Although people see similarities with other areas on our beautiful earth, no place is really like Wadi Rum.

last minute travel option explore wadi rum
FAQ

Last minute travel options for Wadi Rum

The market for independent traveling is growing. As more and more people seek more freedom and choice as it comes to how to spend their holiday. Part of the independent travelers arranges most of their holiday

springtime in wadi rum desert
climate & seasons

What is springtime like in Wadi Rum desert?

Spring, the most beautiful season of all! It is the season of life, renewal, rebirth, rejuvenation, resurrection, and regrowth. It is the favorite season of many people all around the world. And here in Wadi Rum,

visit jordan now and for example see wadi dana
Wadi Rum Nomads

Travellers, visit Jordan now!

Exactly a year ago, we wrote a blog called ‘Independent travelers: 2015 is the year to visit Jordan!’. Only days before writing that blog, we learn about the horrific murder of our pilot Muath al-Kasasbeh in

wadi rum is an example of desert variety
Wadi Rum desert

An interesting insight on global desert variety

The idea that many people have of a desert is a vast, dry, sandy area with little to no life, blue skies with a blazing sun, high temperatures during the day and freezing at night. Is

eating magloubah in the desert
food & drinks

Magloubah: the delicious upside down dish

Our Bedouin kitchen has some iconic traditional dishes. Earlier, we wrote a blog about Mansaf, which is also our countries national dish. The second best-known dish is Magloubah. The English translation for Magloubah is upside down. Upside

christmas vaction under the stars in wadi rum
Wadi Rum events

The ultimate Christmas vacation in Jordan

For many people, Christmas and New Year’s Eve are not just a time for celebration but also a time for a vacation. A beautiful end of this year and a good start of the New Year.

um fruth one of the most popular rock bridges in wadi rumm
Wadi Rum sites

3 most popular rock bridges of Wadi Rum desert

Wadi Rum desert is dotted with towering high cliffs and stunningly shaped mountain. One of the spectacular natural phenomenon we have here is rock bridges. As we have one of the highest rock bridges of the