During this 3-day Wadi Rum trekking, you walk in the heart of the Wadi Rum desert protected area. You will:
If you prefer to have a camel accompany us to carry your luggage for the day we can arrange this for you (not included in the price).
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 the trekking program.
We walk through the village into the desert. We head for beautiful Wadi Um Ishrin. We walk through the valley the red sand dune. You can climb the dune and enjoy running down. Then we continue and walk to the big rock wall called Anfishiyyeh. This rock wall is famous for its ancient inscriptions. Of course, we take some time to admire them.
We walk to a quiet and shady place. Here 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.
After our break, we head for Lawrence House. You can see the house and climb the rock formation behind to enjoy the stunning valley view. The rest of the afternoon we walk through beautiful valleys all the way to the north side of Jabal Burdah.
We stay overnight in a cave near Jabal Burdah. 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.
You can wake up to the rising sun. We prepare you breakfast. After breakfast, we break up. In the morning we climb up to Burdah rock bridge via one of the Bedouin roads. The climb is not so difficult. In a number of places, you might want to use your hands. And close to the bridge are the most difficult areas. For safety reasons, we use ropes here. At the top, you have a fantastic view over Wadi Rum desert. After taking the time to enjoy the views we head back.
At a quiet and shady place at the north side of Jabal Burdah 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 walk from Jabal Burdah to Um Fruth rock bridge. While on our way we enjoy the constantly changing scenery. Wide valleys, smaller canyons and amazing views. Once we arrive at Um Fruth rock bridge you can climb this bridge and enjoy the views of this part of Wadi Rum desert.
We stay overnight in a cave near Um Fruth rock bridge. We cook you a traditional Bedouin dinner. The evening can be spent around the fire. We can tell you more about Bedouin culture and music or you can gaze into the starry night sky and enjoy the peaceful silence of the desert.
Enjoy one more sunrise while we prepare you your last breakfast in Wadi Rum desert. After breakfast, we break up and start our walk to Khazali canyon. We will enter the canyon to go and see the ancient inscriptions and the water hole.
At a quiet and shady place nearby the canyon, 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 walk 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 trekking prices are based on shared touring. Our maximum group size during the tour is ten persons. For bivouac camping, the maximum group size also is ten persons. We determine your price based on the number of people who are in your booking.
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.
You can finish payment with us upon arrival. Note that we only accept payment by cash Jordanian Dinars. And please be reminded that Rum village has no ATM and credit card facilities. Make sure to bring money from cities like Aqaba, Petra, Amman or Madaba.