Wadi Rum Nomads Blog

plants growing during autumn in wadi rum desert
climate & seasons

5 reasons to visit Wadi Rum desert in autumn

Imagine, it is a day in October. Today you start your Wadi Rum desert experience. You feel excited and ready—Ready for your adventure. In the next five days, you hike and trek through one of the

staying overnight in a cave in wadi rum
Wadi Rum tours

3 ways to overnight in Wadi Rum desert

When you want to experience Wadi Rum to the max, you have to stay overnight. Preferably two or more nights. If you go on tour with companies based in Rum village, you have three options to

picture of khaskhasha canyon you want to take in wadi rum
Wadi Rum sites

5 pictures you want to take in Wadi Rum desert

We always advise our guests to bring enough charged batteries and memory cards for their cameras. The reason for the charged batteries is simple. Unless you have a solar charger, there is no way to charge

guide getting zarb dinner out of the oven
food & drinks

How to prepare Zarb, the Bedouin barbecue, in 7 steps

Zarb is one of the delicious treasures of Bedouin culture. For centuries Bedouins in the whole Arabian Peninsula cooked their food underground in earth ovens. This way of cooking did not require much equipment, which was

arabian oryx with young in wadi rum
flora & fauna

The beautiful story of the Arabian Oryx

The Arabian Peninsula has only a few indigenous mammals. One of them is an elegant antelope with beautiful eyes; The Arabian Oryx. We know the Arabian Oryx by his Arabian name, Al Maha. The Arabian Oryx

romantic sunset in wadi rum
Wadi Rum events

The Kingdom of Jordan; a unique honeymoon destination

If you are looking for a romantic, authentic, and adventurous honeymoon destination, I guess Jordan is not on your shortlist. On the other hand, if you know our country, it definitely would be in your top

bedouin house of hair in wadi rum desert
Bedouin culture

An insight into our Bedouin house of hair

Imagine standing on a ridge of one of our desert’s mountains. In front of you is a vast yellow sand valley. You enjoy the view for a moment. You wonder how big this valley is. And

anfishiyyeh petroglyphs and inscriptions
Wadi Rum sites

The petroglyphs and inscriptions of Wadi Rum

Until now, we wrote quite a lot about the stunning landscape of the Wadi Rum desert. But our desert is famous for more than only its nature. Wadi Rum is also known for its unique collection

the magic of wadi rum desert
Wadi Rum desert

The magic of Wadi Rum desert

Jordan has a lot to offer to everyone. In a previous blog, we shared our top 7 of Jordan’s gems. Today we write a blog about the magic of Wadi Rum desert. Because that is what

bird watching in wadi rum desert
flora & fauna

Bird watching in Wadi Rum desert

When you go bird watching in Wadi Rum desert, you will likely spot the beautiful Sinai Rosefinch as our desert is home to our national bird. The Sinai Rosefinch is part of the Fringillidae family. With

watching shooting stars in wadi rum
Wadi Rum events

5 reasons to watch shooting stars in Wadi Rum

Being born and raised in the Wadi Rum desert, where artificial light is rare, we are used to the darkness of the night. Due to our arid desert climate, we have clear skies most of the

the nabatean temple in rum village
Wadi Rum sites

The Nabatean treasures of Wadi Rum desert

The Nabateans were an Arab nomadic tribe that settled down in Jordan and parts of Syria, Saudi Arabia, and Israel. Petra was the capital of their Empire (fourth century BC – 106 AD). The Nabateans were