Full-Day Wadi Rum from Aqaba

Day Trips & Excursions in Jordan

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"Rum the magnificent vast… echoing and Godlike"  Lawrence of ArabiaThe most spectacular desert scenery in the Middle East, Wadi Rum is located in the south of Jordan. Dramatic beauty of wonderful sand stone mountains with different colours, from white to pink and even red, will provide that unique experience of ideal sites for trekking, combined with local Bedouin experience of travelling and camping. The high red sand dunes, narrow canyons, low valleys and a high mountain were created by hundred million years of erosion and volcanic activities. Wadi Rum is the home of Bedouins, the soul of the Jordanian culture, who have lived there for hundred years continually preserving the same values and traditions of many nomadic Arabian tribes.Jordan Echo Tours invite you to live that great experience by special tours run all the year long.
The tour starts by picking up from your hotel or port , driving for about one hour to Wadi Rum. A stop at Rum visitor center, where you could use the facilities there. Then meeting the Jeep car starting the tour by passing Rum village and you could stop at the Nabataeans temple. Next, drive between the 2nd and the 3rd tallest mountains in Jordan Mount Rum and Um Ashreen to Lawrence springs. Have a break there in a Bedouin tent whilst trying some tea, also enjoy looking at Thomadian inscriptions. After driving to Alkhazali mountain to look at the amazing siq (cut out of the rock more like very narrow passage through the rocky mountains. Next stop will be in the small bridge to trek around there but the most amazing trekking and climb will in Burda big bridge with lunch break around.After, visiting Lawrence house built the Bedouins in one the most beautiful spots there. Finally, go to the sunset location to watch the stunning sunset there and from there driving back to Rum village meeting your car driving back to Aqaba.

What’s included

  • Entrance fees
  • Lunch
  • Driver/guide
  • Local guide
  • Hotel/port pickup and drop-off
  • Small-group tour
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan

What’s not included

  • Drinks
  • Gratuities (optional)

Highlights

  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • Vegetarian meal option available
  • Led by a local guide
  • Lunch included
  • All entrance fees included
  • Free port pickup and drop-off included
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