19 Feb Last minute travel options for Wadi Rum
Last minute travel options for Wadi Rum
The market of independent traveller is growing. As more and more people seek more freedom and choice as it comes to travelling. Part of the independent travellers pre-arranges most of their holiday upfront. They enjoy reading and planning their holiday. Others wish to buy a ticket and go. They plan as they go. If you are wondering what the last minute travel options for Wadi Rum are this blog is for you!
Three last minute travel options for Wadi Rum
Whether you book a few days/weeks ahead or on-site. For many destinations around the world, the tours that you can choose from are quite the same. For Wadi Rum, there are three last minute travel options for booking a trip and/or overnight stay.
- Once you arrive at the Rest House in Rum village, you can arrange something there
- Before coming in Wadi Rum, you can book a tour via email or phone
- Upon arrival in the Wadi Rum visitor centre, you can arrange your visit via them
Last minute travel – book ahead one or more days in advance
When you are still before your arrival in Wadi Rum, your options are completely open. Everything is up to you. Online you can find websites from many companies in both Rum village and Disi. The sites give you quite a bit of information about the company, their tours and their options for overnight stays. Tripadvisor can be a great help too. Many companies are registered here, and you can read reviews from their customers. Tripadvisor and Lonely Planet have great fora where you can ask all your questions. Having a place to get recommendations from other travellers and business professionals can come in handy as well. Based on all this information you can make your choice and book with the best fit company for you.
Last minute travel – arrange your tour in the visitor centre
If you arrive in Wadi Rum without a reservation, you have the option to book a trip via the government-run visitor centre. Here you can book a tour with a duration from 1 to 8 hours. You can also book your overnight stay here. And you can choose whether you want to book with a company from Rum village or Disi. All companies, guides and drivers from both Rum village and Disi can register with the visitor centre. Of course, only those who have availability for the day and want to work with the visitor centre will register. Once you made your choice, the employee calls one of the registered companies to come and pick you up.
Last minute travel – arrange your tour near the Rest House
If you only want to make your choice when in the desert, you can continue from the visitor centre to Rum village. Around 8 kilometres down the road from the visitor centre. Once you arrive at the Rest House, local guys who are looking for business will approach you. They offer a variety of tours. And know people with camps. You can talk with them to see what you like most and make your choice on the spot.
Do you want to make a last-minute reservation with us?
If you want to go on a desert adventure with Wadi Rum Nomads, your best bet is to make a reservation upfront. Whether you want a 1-day jeep tour, a 2-day combination of jeep and hiking or a 3-day desert adventure. Together with our tailored tours option, we made sure we have programs to fit everybody wishes. Have a look at our tours, and in case you have any question, please feel free to contact us at any time.
See you in Wadi Rum,
Team Wadi Rum Nomads