Visiting Mushroom rock during a jeep tour

Wadi Rum jeep tour – 1 day & 1 night

Jeep tour introduction

If your time to visit the Wadi Rum desert is limited to one day this jeep tour gives you the best introduction possible. During the day you visit all major sites within the protected area. At lunch time we serve you a Bedouin lunch. We end the tour program by watching the sun set over Wadi Rum desert. We stay overnight in a cave where you can enjoy a traditional Bedouin dinner.

Wadi Rum desert sites included in this desert tour

  • Lawrence spring
  • Khazali canyon
  • Red sand dune
  • Anfishiyyeh inscriptions
  • Lawrence house
  • Mushroom rock
  • Burdah rock bridge
  • Abu Khashaba canyon
  • Um Fruth rock bridge
  • Um Sabatah

More information on these sites can be found on the Wadi Rum desert sites page.

The jeep tour program

Meeting each other

We meet each other next to 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 leave Rum village to go out into the desert.

In the morning

A short ride brings us to the natural spring called Lawrence spring. You scramble the spring to enjoy the spectacular views across Wadi Rum desert. We continue our drive and head to Khazali canyon. Here you see ancient inscriptions and a water hole. Our next stop is at a red sand dune. You can climb the dune and enjoy running down. A short drive brings us to the big rock wall called Anfishiyyeh. This rock wall is famous for its ancient inscriptions. The last site we visit in the morning is the Lawrence house.

Lunch time

We drive 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.

In the afternoon

We start the afternoon with a beautiful drive to the Mushroom rock. We make a short stop before continuing to Um Fruth rock bridge. You can climb this bridge and enjoy the views of this part of Wadi Rum desert. We drive to the surprisingly green and narrow Abu Khashaba canyon. You walk through the canyon in about half an hour. We wait for you on the other side. Before we go to Um Sabatah to watch the sunset we visit the natural rock bridge of Burdah.

For your overnight stay, you have 2 options. You can either ‘sleep under the stars’ (bivouac camping) or in our camp, Wadi Rum Base Camp.

Overnight stay ‘sleeping under the stars’ (bivouac camping)

We end our day tour at a ‘cave’ to stay overnight. We cook you a traditional Bedouin dinner. The evening can be spent around the fire. We can tell you about Bedouin culture and music or you can gaze into the starry night sky and enjoy the peaceful silence of the desert.
The next morning you can wake up to the rising sun. We prepare you a breakfast. And after breakfast, we return to Rum village. We arrive here between 8 and 8.30 AM. From here you can continue your journey. Of course, we can help you to arrange transportation to your next destination.

Overnight stay in Wadi Rum Base Camp

We end our day tour at Wadi Rum Base Camp. Here we serve you a traditional Bedouin dinner. The evening can be spent in the communal area, or, during warm days, outside. We can tell you about Bedouin culture and music or you can gaze into the starry night sky and enjoy the peaceful silence of the desert.
The next morning at 7 AM we serve breakfast. And after breakfast, we return to Rum village. We arrive here between 8 and 8.30 AM. From here you can continue your journey. Of course, we can help you to arrange transportation to your next destination.

Prices 1-day Wadi Rum jeep tour + overnight stay ‘sleeping under the stars’

  • 1 person

  • JD110
  • This price includes an English speaking Bedouin guide, a jeep, all mentioned meals, drinks and sleeping equipment
    Excluded souvenirs and tipping
  • 2-3 persons

  • JD70per person
  • This price includes an English speaking Bedouin guide, a jeep, all mentioned meals, drinks and sleeping equipment
    Excluded souvenirs and tipping
  • 4 persons

  • JD65per person
  • This price includes an English speaking Bedouin guide, a jeep, all mentioned meals, drinks and sleeping equipment
    Excluded souvenirs and tipping

Prices 1-day Wadi Rum jeep tour + overnight stay in Wadi Rum Base Camp

  • 1 person

  • JD100
  • This price includes an English speaking Bedouin guide, a jeep, all mentioned meals, drinks and overnight stay in Wadi Rum Base Camp
    Excluded souvenirs and tipping
  • 2-3 persons

  • JD60per person
  • This price includes an English speaking Bedouin guide, a jeep, all mentioned meals, drinks and overnight stay in Wadi Rum Base Camp
    Excluded souvenirs and tipping
  • 4 persons

  • JD55per person
  • This price includes an English speaking Bedouin guide, a jeep, all mentioned meals, drinks and overnight stay in Wadi Rum Base Camp
    Excluded souvenirs and tipping

Our tour prices are based on shared touring. Our maximum group size during the tour is 8 persons. For bivouac camping, the maximum group size also is 8 persons. Solo travellers get a discount on their tour price if they can share their tour with others.

Possible extension

You can extend this tour with a 1- or 2-hour camel ride at the start or end of this tour.
The 1-hour camel ride costs 20 JD per person.
The 2-hour camel ride costs 30 JD per person.
This price includes a camel guide and 1 camel per person.

Discounts, group rates and private jeep tours

Children under the age of 3 are free of charge.
Children under the age of 7 get 50% discount.
Children under the age of 13 get 25% discount.
Prices for five or more persons are available on request.
Prices for private tours are also available on request.
Please contact us with your request.