If you like to hike and scramble and see the world from ‘up there’, this 2-day Wadi Rum desert tour is for you. The first day we go on a jeep tour to visit some of the most famous sites in the protected area. For the overnight stay, you can opt for our camp, Wadi Rum Base Camp, or the more adventurous bivouac camping (sleeping outside). The second day we climb to the top of Jabal Um ad Dami, the highest mountain in Jordan. In the afternoon we take another jeep tour to visit some more beautiful places.
More information on these sites can be found on the Wadi Rum desert sites page.
During summer time our tours start at 10 AM. During winter time our tours begin at 9 AM.
We meet each other at our office in Rum village. 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 drink, we leave Rum village to go out into the desert.
A short ride brings us to the natural spring called Lawrence spring. You scramble the spring to enjoy the spectacular views of Wadi Rum desert. We continue our drive and head to Khazali canyon. Here you see ancient inscriptions and a waterhole. 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.
We drive to a nice, quiet and shady place where we take a few hours break. We prepare a Bedouin meal 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 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 for 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.
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. Afterwards, we pack our things and 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.
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 your breakfast. Afterwards, we pack our things and 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.
You can wake up to the rising sun. We prepare your breakfast. Afterwards, we break up and drive through the beautiful desert to Jabal Um ad Dami. We hike up all the way to the top of Jabal Um Ad Dami. With 1,854 meters above sea level, it is the highest mountain in Jordan. While on our we have the opportunity to see mountains rich wildlife. Foxes, rabbits and gazelles are spotted here frequently. From the top, you have the best view on the desert of Wadi Rum. Additionally, you can see parts of the Saudi Arabian desert on the horizon and also the Red Sea’s blue waters. After taking our time to enjoy the views, we head back.
We drive to another beautiful, quiet and shady place where we take a few hours break. We prepare a Bedouin meal 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 you go on another jeep tour to visit some of the most beautiful places, or you can request a camel tour (not included in the price). Please let us know your preference in advance.
Late in the afternoon, we head back to Rum village. We arrive here around 3 PM. From here you can continue your journey. Of course, we can help you to arrange transportation to your next destination.
Our tour prices are based on shared touring. Our maximum group size during the tour is eight persons. For bivouac camping, the maximum group size also is eight persons. We determine your price based on the number of people who are in your booking.
We grant single travellers a discount if we can let them share the tour with other guests. Further, single travellers share tents in our camp. You can share your preference -female tent, male tent or mixed tent- when booking. Of course, an additional discount is applicable if you share the tent.
You can extend this tour with a 1- or 2-hour camel ride at the start or end of this tour.
A 1-hour camel ride costs 20 JD per person.
A 2-hour camel ride costs 30 JD per person.
These prices include a camel guide and one camel per person.
You can extend this tour with a pre-night in our camp.
A pre-night costs 30 JD per person
A pre-night costs 25 JD per person
This prices include dinner, breakfast, drinks, the overnight stay in our camp and the transfer between our office and our campsite.
Children under the age of 3 are free of charge.
Children under the age of 6 get 50% discount on the adult price.
Children under the age of 12 get 25% discount on the adult price.
We want to make things easy for you. Therefore we created a webpage with information on how to reach and depart Wadi Rum from Amman, Petra, and Aqaba. Further, we offer our guests the service of arranging taxi transfer. Please contact us for the transfer rates.
Visiting the desert is a special, and unique experience. Coming prepared ensures a careless time. Therefore made a list of essentials which, according to us, should be included on your packing list. Have a look at our ‘what to bring’ list, for our recommendations.
The desert is a harsh place. Endless sunshine, high and low temperatures, wind, blowing dust, we have it all. We can imagine that you wonder what is best to wear in the desert. Therefore we wrote down our ideas for you. Come prepared by reading our webpage ‘what to wear’.
The available space for luggage in the jeeps is limited. Therefore make sure to pack all things you need during the tour and overnight stay in a small backpack. Luggage which you don’t need you can store in your car or our office.