Tag: tours

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

our cave during a hot summer day
climate & seasons

How to enjoy your desert tour on a hot summer day

Deserts are inhospitable places. They are known for the cold winters, hot summers, the harsh sun, dry winds, and little rainfall. You would not expect that these places have a magical attraction. But they do. Wadi

ain shalaaleh the real lawrence spring
Wadi Rum sites

Confusion about the real Lawrence spring cleared

Wadi Rum desert has several little springs in the mountains with limestone tops and granite bases. Limestone absorbs rain. The water slowly descends the limestone until it hits the granite. As granite cannot hold water, the

fawaz making pictures for wadi rum nomads
Wadi Rum Nomads

Review on Wadi Rum Nomads’ online activities

It is early March 2015. Winter left Wadi Rum desert, and we enjoy the warmer and sunnier spring weather. It will not be long before travelers come to enjoy the beauty of Wadi Rum desert once

guest riding camel in the desert
Wadi Rum tours

What you should know before you go on a camel ride tour

Some people think of camels as gentle, charming giants. Others call them desert demons. Either way, camels have got a great sense of humor. And appreciate love and attention. If you have time, it is a

guests enjoying a magical sunset
Wadi Rum Nomads

Independent travellers: 2015 is the year to visit Jordan!

Our tourism industry is experiencing the side effects of what happens elsewhere in the region. The uprisings in Tunisia, Libya, and Egypt. The civil war in Syria. And the rising of IS in Syria and Iraq.

sunset in wadi rum desert
Wadi Rum desert

Sunset in Wadi Rum: feast of endless changing colors

Wadi Rum desert is often called unearthly as the landscape looks more like the landscape that we expect it to be on the Moon or Mars. That is why people often call Wadi Rum desert ‘Valley