Visiting Mushroom rock during a jeep tour

Wadi Rum desert tour – 3 days & 2 nights

Desert tour introduction

This 3 day Wadi Rum desert tour combines:

  • 1 day jeep tour
  • Sleeping in the desert
  • 1/2 day hiking and scrambling Burdah rock bridge
  • 1/2 jeep tour
  • Sleeping in the desert
  • 1/2 day hiking and scrambling Jabal Al-Hash
  • 1/2 day jeep tour

If you want to experience all of what Wadi Rum desert has to offer at a slow pace this tour is the one for you!

Wadi Rum desert sites included in this desert tour

  • Lawrence spring
  • Khazali canyon
  • Red sand dune
  • Anfishiyyeh inscriptions
  • Lawrence house
  • Burrah canyon
  • Burdah rock bridge
  • Abu Khashaba canyon
  • Um Fruth rock bridge
  • Um Mugur
  • Jabal Al-Hash
  • Wadi Nuqra
  • Bedouin dam
  • Cow Rock
  • Um Ghazah
  • Um Sabatah

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

Ain Abu Aineh better know as Lawrence spring

The desert tour program

Day 1 – Wadi Rum jeep tour

Meeting each other

We meet each other next to the Rest House in Rum village between 8.30 and 9 AM. In the Rest House we enjoy a Bedouin tea. We take 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 it’s 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

In the afternoon we drive to the Mushroom rock. We make a short stop to watch this naturally shaped rock. Then we continue our tour and go to Burrah canyon. Here we take time to walk through this beautiful canyon.

Sleeping under the stars

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.

Day 2 – 1/2 day hiking and scrambling Jabal Burdah and 1/2 day jeep tour

In the morning

You can wake up by the rising sun. We prepare you a Bedouin breakfast. After breakfast we break up and drive to the north side of Jabal Burdah. The Burdah rock bridge is the highest rock bridge in Wadi Rum. It is one of the most spectacular sites in Wadi Rum. The climb is not difficult. In a number of places you might want to use your hands. Close to the bridge are the most difficult areas. For safety reasons we use ropes here. Of course it goes without saying that it is important to follow our instructions closely. At the top you have a fantastic view of the red desert. After taking time to enjoy the views we head back

Lunch time

After the hike we take a few hours break in a nice, quiet and shady place. 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 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. We continue our tour and drive to Um Fruth rock bridge. You can climb the bridge and enjoy the views of this part of Wadi Rum desert. Today we watch sunset at Um Muqur.

Sleeping under the stars

After sunset we drive to another cave to stay overnight. We cook you a traditional Bedouin dinner. The evening can be spent around the fire. We can share some more Bedouin stories with you or you can once more gaze into the starry night sky and enjoy the peaceful silence of the desert.

Day 3 – 1/2 day hiking and scrambling Jabal Al-Hash and 1/2 day jeep tour

In the morning

You can wake up by the rising sun. We prepare you a Bedouin breakfast. After breakfast we break up and drive through the beautiful desert to Jabal Al-Hash. The mountain is close to the border with Saudi Arabia. Climbing Jabal Al-Hash is easy. The views of both the north and the south of Wadi Sabet are beautiful. You can see the difference between the red and the yellow sandstone. This hike also gives you a unique opportunity to discover fossils on top of the mountain. After taking our time to enjoy the views we head back.

Lunch time

After the hike we take a few hours break in a nice, quiet and shady place. 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

In the afternoon we drive to Wadi Nuqra. Here you have the opportunity to walk a stretch through this canyon. Once we are back in the car we drive to one of the famous Bedouin dams. Afterwards we go and see the rock formation called Cow Rock. Um Ghazah area is inviting you to do some more walking. On our way back to Rum village we pass by Um Sabatah. We arrive in Rum village around 3 PM. From here you can continue your journey. Of course we can help you to arrange transportation to your next destination.

Prices for our Wadi Rum desert tour – 3 days & 2 nights

  • 1 person

  • JD290
  • This price includes an English speaking Bedouin guide, a jeep, all mentioned meals, drinks and sleeping equipment.
    Excluded souvenirs and tipping.
  • 2-4 persons

  • JD175per person
  • This price includes an English speaking Bedouin guide, a jeep, all mentioned meals, drinks and sleeping equipment.
    Excluded souvenirs and tipping.

Possible extention

You can extend this tour with a 1 or 2 hour camel ride at the start 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 an camel guide and 1 camel per person.

Discounts, group rates and private desert 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.