Tag: tours

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,

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

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

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?

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

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

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