For Bedouin, the camel is Ata Allah, the gift of God. These ‘ships of the desert’ allowed the Bedouin to cover long distances in the harsh desert environment. They are useful in everyday life as they provide the Bedouin with milk, wool and meat. Nowadays most Bedouin swapped their camels for jeeps.
A camel ride is one of the best ways to experience Wadi Rum desert like a Bedouin. During this 1-day ride, you visit sites close to Rum village. At lunch time you enjoy a Bedouin lunch and rest in the shade.
Please note that children under the age of 7 cannot take part in a full day camel ride.
We meet each other in the Rest House in Rum village between 9.30 and 10 AM. Here we enjoy a Bedouin tea. We take the time to relax and talk about what we have in mind for today. After finishing our tea we go to meet our camels.
First, you get an instruction on how to mount and ride a camel. After that, we depart Rum village and ride to Wadi Um Ishrin. We ride through this beautiful canyon and continue to the nearby red sand dune. Here we take a break. You can climb the sand dunes and enjoy running down. We mount our camels to ride to the big rock wall called Anfishiyyeh. We make a stop to see the inscriptions.
We ride to a nice, quiet and shady place where we take a few hours break. We prepare a Bedouin lunch for you. After we finish our lunch there is time to take a rest or walk around to explore the area on your own.
We start our afternoon with riding to the Lawrence house. You can see the house and climb the rock formation behind to enjoy the view. Next, we ride to Khazali canyon. Here you can see ancient inscriptions and a water hole. We continue riding to Lawrence spring. We make a stop here. You can climb to the natural spring and enjoy the spectacular view of Wadi Rum desert ones more.
After a short final stretch, we arrive in Rum village. We arrive here around 6 PM or if the sunset is earlier, around sunset time. From here you can continue your journey. Of course, we can help you to arrange transportation to your next destination.
Our camel ride prices are based on shared riding. Our maximum group size during the ride is 6 persons. Solo travellers get a discount on their tour price if they can share their tour with others.
Prices for five or more persons are available on request.
Prices for private camel rides are also available on request.
Please contact us with your request.