Wadi Rum Nomads Blog

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?