Tag: desert

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

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

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?

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