2 nights Bedouin Desert Adventure

Wadi Rum Village, Jordan

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Soul Tribe Travel
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Duration: 3 days
Group size: 2 - 8
2 nights Bedouin Desert Adventure
Wadi Rum Village, Jordan

Soul Tribe Travel
  • Email address verified

Duration: 3 days
Group size: 2 - 8

About this trip

 The Wadi Rum is a widely ramified, ochre-colored desert valley, from which mighty, rugged impregnable fortresses with "towers" and "arrows". The mountains consist of granite and gneiss, their domed, lighter-colored tops of sandstone. One of the most beautiful desert landscapes on earth lies before you!
You set off to explore it and experience the splendid play of colors - the golden yellow or rusty brown, grey-blue, violet, or even fiery red in the evening light. You walk on the path of the first inhabitants of Wadi Rum and Thomas Edward, better known as Lawrence of Arabia.


  

This is the real Bedouin Adventure! Join us for a Trekking Journey on the new Wadi Rum Trail

Enjoy the nature by camping & Trekking! Sleep under the stars or in tents. You just bring your day Pack and we bring the rest. Our bedouin guides cook for you and will guide you through the most beautiful places in the Desert

Enjoy the Sunrise in the morning with a delicious cup of Bedouin Tea, smell the fire 

According to your Travel Plans you can enjoy 2 nights with our Team in the desert.


Spots to explore during our tours: (exemplary)

Khazali Canyon: 

From the outside, this looks like an ordinary mountain, but when you enter the canyon between the split mountains, you take a journey back in time. You can see the traces of the merchants who traveled with their caravans from Egypt to Damascus, and of the pilgrims who passed through the canyon to Mecca. See the fascinating Thamudic, Nabatean, and Islamic inscriptions, and petroglyphs of humans, animals, and soles of feet when you enter the canyon. And a series of basins in the back. 


Red Sand Dune

This is the most famous sand dune in Wadi Rum! It owes its red color to a high concentration of iron oxide. It seems like a simple climb, but the sand is soft and difficult to walk on, which can make it challenging for tourists to climb, but very entertaining for the locals to watch. At the top you can enjoy amazing panoramic views of the valley. The best way to get down is running or sandboarding. 


Little Bridge

Through years of various severe weather influences, this natural Little Bridge has been formed on a rock formation in the Khor El Ajram area. It is called Little Bridge because it’s only a few meters high and easy to climb, but the views are stunning and on pictures it looks pretty big and impressive. It’s perfect for families with children, and those who don’t want to climb too high. When you come down again, a cup of sweet tea awaits you in the Bedouin tent where you can buy souvenirs or relax and hang out with locals. 


Umm Fruth Rock Bridge 

This 15-meter-high bridge is the most famous bridge in Wadi Rum. It is not a historical place but it is the ultimate place to take enviable photos. Give your phone or camera to your guide who will stay on the ground and take an impressive photo of you on top of the bridge. The locals run up and down the bridge with ease, but for tourists it is a bit more challenging. That is why small holes have been made which makes the climb a bit easier. 


Abu Khashaba Canyon

Stretch your legs and enjoy a nice walk in this deep narrow valley, surrounded by tall mountain walls. There’s a lot of green, which makes a beautiful contrast with the red desert sand. You will see many different types of trees and plants, and hear countless birds chirping. The locals have hung bottles to collect the rainwater so that the birds can drink from it. It is a real oasis of peace. The walk takes 30 to 45 minutes, and your guide will pick you up on the other side. 


White Desert 

Wadi Rum is known for the red sand where most of the highlights of the tour are, but further south the area changes into the white desert. It seems as if you have entered a completely different world. This area is not yet heavily visited by tourists, so there is much more flora to discover and a better chance to spot wildlife. It’s very special to stand in the white sand and see the transition to the red part in the distance. You can also notice a difference in the landscape, the rock formations and even the sand itself. 


Mushroom Rock 

In Wadi Rum there are many famous rock formations, known for its unusual and sometimes even funny shape. The Musroom shaped rock owes its shape to years of erosion, with the lower part wearing out faster than the upper part. Mushroom Rock is fun place to take nice pictures and find some shelter. Bedouins used rock formations like this to seek shelter, after walking in the hot desert for hours.


Burdah Rock Bridge

At the top of Jabal Burdah, you will find one of the highest natural rock bridges in the world. During the jeep tour Soul Tribe make a stop close by so that you can admire the bridge from a distance. 


About the Lawrence's House
It plays an important role in the history of Wadi Rum. Nabateans laid the foundation for this place over 2000 years ago which was used as a stop for the passing caravans. Later it became known as Lawrence's house, because TE Lawrence, in the story "Lawrence of Arabia" was based here. When you reach the top after a short climb, you will be amazed by the countless piles of stones. In the past, the Bedouins used to stack stones as road markings. You can see far into the vast desert plain, which again makes for great photos. This spot is very close to our camp and a nice trekking tour.

 

all meals included

You sleep under the stars, in tents or in authentic bedouin tents. Our bedouin guides prepare fresh meals cooked on the fire or in our desert kitchen.

What to bring & weather

 

Torch, Power Bank, Diary

Sun protection, Sunglasses

Flip Flops or similar for the showers

Towels for the wild camping

Trekking shoes or sneakers

Trekking Clothes


-Seasonal info

Check for weather conditions as early Spring, Autumn, and Winter can be very cold at night especially (bring warm clothes) in Spring and Summer it can be very hot (sun protection is always considered).

In early Spring, Autumn, and winter nights can be cold in the desert (we do not provide heaters in the tents yet, but many blankets) bring warm clothes.

In Summer or Spring, it can be very hot – wear loose clothes (no tank tops or clothes, which show too much skin (cultural customs).



Important Info

 

*Avoid plastic bottles so please bring a refillable bottle or similar

*Hairdryers are not allowed because we use solar energy

*The program might change according to weather conditions or the wishes of the group

*check for Visa & Entrance fees, get the "JORDAN PASS"

How to arrive?

  

Traveling to Wadi Rum from Amman:

From Amman you can travel by domestic flight to Aqaba and then reach Wadi Rum by cab (around 35-50 Jod per car) or by Jett bus from Abdali or 7th Circle (both Amman) to Aqaba (several times a day) and then by cab to Wadi Rum. Private driver from Amman / or Queen Alia from 120/135 Jod per way per car 

in the mornings there is a bus from amman to wadi rum visitor center (find the infos below):

Jett Bus

https://www.jettbus.com 

(Please note, that tickets can be purchased only while in Jordan)

The cheapest Way to Travel is a Rental Car. It is really easy to drive in Jordan, just take care of the bumps!!! an take pictures & Videos when picking up the rental car from in- and Outside and also watch under the car.


Petra - Wadi Rum:

From Petra you can reach Wadi Rum by car or cab - there is also a bus 2x a day (6am or 5pm). 

From Wadi Rum Village there is a bus at 9am every morning going to Petra.

Taxis take ca. 50 JOD per way.


Aqaba - Wadi Rum

You can reach us by Jett Bus (departure 7:30/8:00 am from South Beach or Aqaba Terminal Jett Bus)

by taxi from Aqaba Airport or from the City/Bus Terminal 

(Prices between 35-50 JOD)

Where we will meet you:


Meeting Point where you can park, use the Bathroom and take a break before starting the tour or get the transfer to our Camp:

Desert Rest House, Rum Village (google maps)


What’s not included

  • Transfers
    Transfer from/to Rum Village and the desert, Transportation during the trip in Wadi Rum, you bring a Day pack, we bring the Rest
  • Accommodation
    We provide mattresses, tents & glamping tents, sleeping bags, extra blankets, pillows & towels (please bring travek towels for the wild camping)
  • Activities
    Camel Ride in Wadi Rum, hiking & trekking with a private guideor full day 4x4 Desert Tour according your wishes
  • meals
    Breakfast | Lunch or Lunchboxes | Dinner, traditional bedouin & middle eastern dishes (vegetarian option), water & tea during the day, coffee in the morning
  • Air fare/flight tickets
  • Arrival to Wadi Rum
  • Entrance Fees & Visa
    Jordan Pass
  • Private Insurance
  • any extras
  • tip

Available Packages

Wadi Rum Trail Package Single

 Programme as described, accommodation (bivouac or Glamping), all meals, water, tea & coffee  

€309
Deposit: €90
Wadi Rum Trail Package from 2 persons

Programme as described, accommodation (bivouac or Glamping), all meals, water, tea & coffee

€199
Deposit: €60
Wadi Rum Trail Package from 4 persons

 Programme as described, accommodation (bivouac or Glamping), all meals, water, tea & coffee 

€149
Deposit: €45
Wadi Rum Trail Package from 6 persons

 Programme as described, accommodation (bivouac or Glamping), all meals, water, tea & coffee 

€129
Deposit: €45


Itinerary

Day 1
Wecome to Wadi Rum

  

Individual Arrival to Wadi Rum, Jordan

Check-In from 2pm

Sunset Desert Tour 4x4 

Dinner & Gathering

If you arrive in the morning we will indicate you a trekking trail to start the adventure


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Soul Tribe Travel
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