Guests walking during a trekking

Wadi Rum trekking – 3 days & 2 nights

Trekking introduction

During this 3-day Wadi Rum trekking, you walk in the heart of the Wadi Rum desert protected area. You will:

  • walk through the red and yellow desert
  • see beautifully shaped mountains
  • enjoy stunning views
  • visit famous sites
  • climb rock bridges
  • learn about Bedouin culture
  • experience Bedouin life
  • sleep under the stars

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).

Wadi Rum desert sites included in this trekking

  • Red sand dune
  • Anfishiyyeh inscriptions
  • Lawrence house
  • Burdah rock bridge
  • Umm fruth rock bridge
  • Khazali canyon

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

The trekking program

Day 1 – Trekking from Rum village to Jabal Burdah

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 the trekking program.

In the morning

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.

Lunch time

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.

In the afternoon

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.

Sleeping under the stars

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.

Day 2 – Trekking from Jabal Burdah to Um Fruth

In the morning

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.

Lunch time

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

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.

Sleeping under the stars

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.

Day 3 – Trekking from Um Fruth to Rum village

In the morning

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.

Lunch time

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

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.

Prices 3-day Wadi Rum trekking + overnight stays ‘sleeping under the stars’

  • 2 person

  • JD210per person
  • This price includes an English speaking Bedouin trekking guide, a cook, a jeep, all mentioned meals, drinks and sleeping equipment.
    Excluded souvenirs and tipping.
  • 3 persons

  • JD195per person
  • This price includes an English speaking Bedouin trekking guide, a cook, a jeep, all mentioned meals, drinks and sleeping equipment.
    Excluded souvenirs and tipping.
  • 4 persons

  • JD180per person
  • This price includes an English speaking Bedouin trekking guide, a cook, a jeep, all mentioned meals, drinks and sleeping equipment.
    Excluded souvenirs and tipping.

Our trekking prices are based on shared touring. Our maximum group size during the tour is 10 persons. For bivouac camping, the maximum group size also is 10 persons.

Group rates and private trekking

Prices for five or more persons are available on request.
Prices for a private trekking are also available on request.
Please contact us with your request.