Whether you have just one day or multiple days to spend, Wadi Rum is a popular and convenient stop on travels through Jordan. You will probably fly from European capitals to Amman, which takes 4 to 5 hours and drive from Jordan’s Queen Alia International airport in Amman to Wadi Rum, which takes 3 to 4 hours.
2.When does the Wadi Rum trip begin and how long does it take?
We welcome groups, families, couples, or even individuals. Each tour is different and based on individuals’ preferences. Generally, the tour starts at 9:30 AM from Wadi Rum Rest House, which is situated 7km after the Visitors Center.
You can choose from half-day tours, a one-day tour, 2-days, and 3-days tour options. You can stay overnight at our traditional basic tents and deluxe tents to get pleasurable experience before leaving.
3.What is the best time to visit Wadi Rum?
Wadi Rum is basically a year-round destination. If you love the warmth and a ray of sunshine, the best time would be from March to May and September to November. March, April, September, and October are the most appreciated and busy months of the year. For hiking and scrambling activities, the good time is between October and April. February is the month when you will see flowers/plants all around the desert.
4.How to get around in Wadi Rum?
There are multiple ways to make your way through beautiful valleys and rock formations of Wadi Rum such as Jeep, Camel, or your own two feet, whichever you’d prefer. Hiking is also a good option for getting around in Wadi Rum. You will need a local Bedouin guide to show you around as private vehicles aren’t advised beyond the Wadi Rum visitor center. It is better to park your vehicle in the Rest House and join our guide to discuss the itinerary for your stay.
5.What are the top Sights of Wadi Rum?
Wadi Rum has endless attractions to see, including Lawrence Spring, Khazali Canyon, Anfishiyyeh inscriptions, Barrah Canyon, Burdah Rock Bridge, Um Fruth Rock Bridge, Seven Pillars of Wisdom, and more. Each one is a popular tour stop and perfect for a variety of activities such as family picnic, hiking, camel tours, jeep tours, and scrambling.
6.What to bring to the Wadi Rum trip?
We will take care of everything that you’d need throughout your journey in the desert. However, you must ensure to bring a few personal items for an additional comfort such as flexible shoes for hiking and scrambling, jacket (required in September to March), a small bag to carry items, headlamp, and sunscreen.
7.What are the available accommodation options?
We have double, triple, family-sized tents, provided with fresh sheets, towels, and warm blankets for more comfort. In a traditional basic tent, bathrooms are shared, showers have access to solar hot water 24/7, and camp uses eco-friendly solar panels for electricity.
We also have double deluxe tents, fully protected and equipped with king-size beds and triple deluxe tents. Each deluxe tent has a private bathroom, A/C heating, a bay window, and a terrace to gaze at starry night sky after dinner.
8.What to Eat and Drink in Wadi Rum?
Throughout your stay, we will take care of all your meals from breakfast to lunch, and dinner, including bottled mineral water and traditional Bedouin tea. During winters, you will have a chance to enjoy dinner in the evenings together along with a fire in Bedouin tents.
9.Do children get discounts on the Wadi Rum trip?
Yes, we do offer special discounts for children. Children under the age of 12 will get 50% off adults’ price while Under 3 years old free of charge. Females and children can feel safe and have peace of mind in our traditional basic tent or deluxe tent, you can read more about them in our ‘Camp’ section to make a wise decision.
10.How to make payments in Wadi Rum?
You need to pay the whole amount in cash (Jordan Dinars). Keep in mind, there is no access to ATM and credit card facilities in the Wadi Rum desert. So kindly be prepared with requisite cash before arriving. If you don’t have JD, we will also accept US dollars and Euros.
For any further queries, you can reach out to our employees (all can speak English) at the camp, or the owner, Mohammad Hammad directly.