Wadi Rum Nomads Blog

scrambling during a 24 hours tour in wadi rum
Wadi Rum tours

24 hours in Wadi Rum desert

What would you do if you had 24 hours to visit Wadi Rum? Not sure yet? We can understand that. There is so much to see and do that you can easily spend days here. It

the zapp family enjoying in wadi rum
Wadi Rum tours

Spark your Dream; the Zapp family in Wadi Rum

Recently we got a phone call from a friend. The Zapp family arrived in Jordan and wants to visit Wadi Rum. If we can welcome them to Wadi Rum and show them around, that would be

sleeping under the stars in wadi rum
Wadi Rum tours

5 myths about sleeping under the stars revealed

We believe sleeping under the stars in the Wadi Rum desert should be on every traveler’s bucket list. It is something special that should be experienced by all from young to old. Still, a lot of

winter vacation with snow in wadi rum
climate & seasons

Wadi Rum desert: your winter vacation destination

Deserts are known for sweltering summers and bitterly cold winter. In the Wadi Rum desert, this is slightly different. Wadi Rum desert is about 1000 meters above sea level, which limits the extreme temperatures quite a

replay of the great arabic revolt in wadi rum
Wadi Rum events

Celebrating the Great Arabic Revolt in 2016

Next year, 2017, is the 100th anniversary of the Great Arabic Revolt. This anniversary is something that will not pass unnoticed in our country. And probably not in all the countries in the Arabian Peninsula. For

sandstorm in wadi rum village
climate & seasons

7 questions about sandstorms answered

Last week many countries in the Middle East were hit by an unseasonal, massive sandstorm. From the 6th until the 11th of September, the storm swept through Iraq, Syria, Lebanon, Israel, the Palestinian territories, Jordan, Egypt,

having dinner with Bedouin - mealtime customs and etiquette
Bedouin culture

Bedouin mealtime customs and etiquette

While traveling in Jordan, many people will welcome. ‘Welcome to Jordan’ and ‘Ahlan wa sahlan’ are one-liners that will sound familiar very soon. We are pretty sure you will get quite a few invitations for tea

tour guide explaining about a site to guests
Wadi Rum tours

5 benefits of hiring a tour guide in Wadi Rum desert

Sometimes we wonder why people don’t book a tour when they visit Wadi Rum. Wadi Rum desert is a stunningly beautiful area. And there is so much to see and do that you easily spend a

guests and guide hiking a bedouin road
Wadi Rum sites

Our 3 favorite Bedouin roads in Wadi Rum desert

Ever since ancient times, Wadi Rum has been filled with tracks. They date back as far as to Thamudic times. Hunters and gathers passed the area in search of animals and herbs. Caravans were moving their

babounej/chamomile is used as bedouin medicine and can be found in wadi rum desert
Bedouin culture

7 secrets of Bedouin medicine

Modern medicine, as it is known today, was founded in the Middle East. From the 8th until the 11th-century Arab physicians laid the foundations of the institutions and science of medicine. They opened the first hospitals

one of the famous sand dunes in wadi rum
Wadi Rum sites

Our top 5 of greatest sand dunes in Wadi Rum

Wadi Rum desert is dotted with dunes. Both yellow and red dunes. The highest dune is in Wadi Um Ishrin. We prefer to visit the one near Khazali canyon for two reasons. Climbing this dune is

Fawaz and our guests are dressed for the desert
FAQ

How to dress for the desert

When you are not familiar with a climate, it can be difficult to choose suitable clothes. What do I need to bring to enjoy my adventure? Do I need to bring hiking boots for my trekking?