Welcome to Rum


The island was sold to the Nature Conservancy in 1957 and has since been a wildlife reserve with deer, wild goats, ponies, golden and white-tailed eagles, and a 120,000-strong colony of Manx shearwaters. Its dramatic, rocky mountains, known as the Rum Cuillin for their similarity to the peaks on neighbouring Skye, draw hill walkers and climbers.

Kinloch, with ferry landing, shop, post office and public telephone, is the island's only settlement.


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$66.51 Day Trips & Excursions

Isle of Skye Day Trip from Inverness

Leave Inverness and head southwest to Loch Ness, the legendary freshwater loch in the Scottish Highlands. As you travel by minibus along the shore-side road, your expert guide will talk you through the myth of ‘Nessie’ – the fabled Loch Ness Monster. Stop at the wee village of Invermoriston to stretch your legs and see the delightful Thomas Telford Bridge. Continue travelling through pretty glens like Glen Moriston, and then pass alongside the Five Sisters mountain range. Stop outside Eilean Donan Castle to admire its incredibly picturesque beauty sprawled across the banks of three spectacular lochs. At the Kyle of Lochalsh, cross the famous Skye Bridge to reach the Isle of Skye itself. First stop is at the island’s second-largest settlement, Broadford. Then your tour of this beautiful island begins! Following the coastal road to Glen Suardal, pass the iconic Red Cuillin Hills and enjoy sweeping views of pretty Bla Bheinn (Blaven Mountain) from the village of Torrin. From here we'll head to Portree, the capital of the island, for lunch (own expense). Take a stroll with your guide around the banks of Loch Slappin – one of Scotland’s most photographed lochs. As you amble around this picturesque spot, your guide will indulge you in the local pastime of beachcombing – scouting the shores for interesting rocks and fossils. After walking along the shores, enjoy a steep walk up Strathaird Peninsula to reach the tiny village of Elgol. Spend time at leisure here. Your journey back passes the little island of Eilean Ban, home to a large colony of otters and a wealth of wildlife. The famous British writer Gavin Maxwell calls Eilean Ban home, and the wildlife here influenced his best-selling novel, Ring of Bright Water. Head back to Inverness via the village of Achnasheen and the dramatic Black Isle, arriving in the early evening.

$170 Day Trips & Excursions

Wadi Rum Guide

legend symbols Bivouac camping: a unique opportunity to feel like a real Bedouin in Wadi Rum desert Imagine waking up to just the light sound of birds in their morning chirp and all else is silent. The air is refreshing as the sun rises casting its light on the sandstone mountains of Wadi Rum. It is a unique opportunity to sleep in a ‘cave’ in the desert. And for sure a night in the desert will be the highlight of your visit to Wadi Rum. Spending the night in a ‘cave’ is as close as you can get to how Bedouin in the past used to spend their nights when travelling with their camels. And how Bedouin these days still love to spend their nights out in the desert. How bivouac camping works After your day tour, we drive to a ‘cave’. The cave is more an overhanging rock that protects us from sun, rain and wind. Besides our own ‘cave’ we have a couple of other locations where we do bivouac camping. Where you will sleep depends on your tour program. And during the high season also on which place is available.  Once we arrive at the ‘cave’ we cook you a traditional Bedouin dinner. Afterwards, you can spend the evening 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.Once it is time to sleep we will organise the mattresses on a carpet and provide you with your sleeping equipment. During the summer season, we provide a sleeping bag and sheet. For trekking outside the summer season we also provide a blanket and a bivouac tent for in case you prefer to sleep ‘inside’.The next morning you can wake up to the rising sun. We prepare you a breakfast. And after breakfast, we either continue your tour or return to Rum village.A few important notes:Bivouac camping is back to basics which means that bathroom facilities are not available.Bivouac camping is only available as part of one of our tours.You can extend your tour with a pre- or post-night in our camp, Wadi Rum Base Camp.These tours can be done in combination with bivoauc camping:1-day Wadi Rum jeep tour1-day Wadi Rum desert tour Burdah2-day Wadi Rum desert tour Jabal Al-Hash2-day Wadi Rum desert tour Jabal Um ad Dami2-day Wadi Rum camel ride3-day Wadi Rum desert tour3-day Wadi Rum trekking5-day Wadi Rum trekking9-day Wadi Rum trekking

$106.25 Day Trips & Excursions

Green Grotto Caves Excursion from Kingston

The Green Grotto known at various times as the Runaway Bay Caves, Cave Hall Caves, Discovery Bay Caves, Dry Harbour Caves, Hopewell Caves, Rum Caves and Dairy Caves, are among Jamaica's most prominent natural attractions. They are of international repute and have been seeing visitors since the 18th century. Situated on 25.9 hectares of the island's beautiful North Coast, the Caves are located between the resort centers of Ocho Rios and Montego Bay and are precisely 3.2 km from Discovery Bay to the west and 4 km from Runaway Bay to the east. The central feature of this natural attraction is the large labyrinthine limestone cave with its numerous rock formations, its stalactites, stalagmites, and abundance of overhead ceiling pockets. Your guide will explain the rich history of the caves, telling the story of the people who have used the caves for various purposes over the years. The discovery of cave paintings, tools and fragments of pottery indicate that the original inhabitants of the caves were the Taino Indians who would have used the caves for shelter.  The next know inhabitants were the Spanish who, at the time of the British invasion of Jamaica (in 1655), hid in the caves to avoid capture. There is an underground tunnel which links the caves to the sand at Runaway Bay. It is believed that the Spanish used the tunnel in their attempt to escape the Island and flee to Cuba. Runaway slaves have also used the caves to hide from their former masters. During World War 2, Rum barrels were stored here for safekeeping by the Jamaican Government. Come and immerse yourself in the rich history and the mystery that is known as the Green Grotto.

$90 Day Trips & Excursions

Green Grotto Caves Excursion from Montego Bay

The Green Grotto known at various times as the Runaway Bay Caves, Cave Hall Caves, Discovery Bay Caves, Dry Harbour Caves, Hopewell Caves, Rum Caves and Dairy Caves, are among Jamaica's most prominent natural attractions. They are of international repute and have been seeing visitors since the 18th century.  The central feature of this natural attraction is the large labyrinthine limestone cave with its numerous rock formations, its stalactites, stalagmites, and abundance of overhead ceiling pockets. Your guide will explain the rich history of the caves, telling the story of the people who have used the caves for various purposes over the years. The discovery of cave paintings, tools and fragments of pottery indicate that the original inhabitants of the caves were the Taino Indians who would have used the caves for shelter.  The next know inhabitants were the Spanish who, at the time of the British invasion of Jamaica (in 1655), hid in the caves to avoid capture. There is an underground tunnel which links the caves to the sand at Runaway Bay. It is believed that the Spanish used the tunnel in their attempt to escape the Island and flee to Cuba. Runaway slaves have also used the caves to hide from their former masters. During World War 2, Rum barrels were stored here for safekeeping by the Jamaican Government. Come and immerse yourself in the rich history and the mystery that is known as the Green Grotto.

$234 Multi-day & Extended Tours

3-Day Tour from Amman: Jerash, Petra, Wadi Rum, Red sea and Dead sea

Day 1: Amman - Jerash and Ajloun CastleHotel pick up at 08.00am. At 09:00 – 12:00 Jerash Tour, 13:00  Ajloun Castle tour, and driving back to Amman. 17:00 Hotel Drop Off at Amman Day 2: Amman - Petra: 3 hours driving from Amman  Depart to the south toward the Nabatean Red Rose City of Petra that is considered one of the wonders of the world. A city 139 miles (225 kilometers) from Amman that was carved in stone more than 2000 years ago in order to dominate the trade routes of ancient Arabia. Visit its towns, damns, and water channels and enjoy a walk along the narrow siq, a path which is the main entrance to the city. The first thing you will see is the Khazneh, which was believed to hold countless treasures. You will also see other monuments such as The Monastery and the Altar of Sacrifice. In the afternoon you will move towards Wadi Rum, called the valley of moon, where the movie Lawrence of Arabia was filmed and lately The Martian. You will spend the night in a Bedouin camp inside Rum reserve, in a very unique calm and quiet spot whilst having dinner cooked according to Bedouin style and evening activities (The camp consist of Tents, with beds, blankets , Toilets, dining room - all necessaries for life including electricity via solar system).   Day 3: Petra - Wadi Rum - Red Sea and Dead Sea : Aqaba city is skipped during winter time due to short day light - From November to end of March. After breakfast you will have a short visit of Wadi Rum in a 4x4 Jeep (Local Beduins cars). Wadi Rum is a uniquely-shaped massive mountain that rose among the rosy red sand of the desert with towering cliffs of various brownish, reddish and golden colors. Next, you will make your way toward the Red Sea at Gulf of Aqaba. Then, you will transfer to the Dead Sea which sits over 1300 feet (400 m) below sea level. The Dead Sea is one of the most incredible places in the world. It is known for the Biblical story of the destruction of Sodom and Gomorrah, which were destroyed by fire and brimstone. The Dead Sea speaks for itself: there are no living fish. It is by far one of Jordan's most impressive and spectacular places to visit. Its calm, shining water glowing from the scorching sun above, is known for the concentration of salt and minerals which makes it a therapeutic as well as a unique swimming experience not to be missed. Enjoy some free time to swim before returning to your hotel in Amman.  Please note: Spending the night at Rum might be switched to a lodge (Bait Ali) instead of Bedouin camp during winter time and according to weather conditions (option to choose a heated chalet would be possible for extra charges).

$313 Multi-day & Extended Tours

4-Day Tour from Amman: Amman, Nebo, Jerash, Petra, Wadi Rum, Red and Dead seas

Day 1: Amman - Madaba and Mount Nebo08:00 Beginning of Amman Tour 08:30 Visiting Amman Citadel 10:00 Visiting of Roman theater & the museum 11:30 Down Town Tour - visiting Al-Husseini Mosque and old markets 12:30 Visiting St George’s Church & Mosaic Map 13:30 Madaba Mosaic Shops & Mount Nebo tour.14:30 Visiting of Mount Nebo 17:00 Moving back to Amman Day 2:   Jerash, Ajloun Castle   8:00am: Hotel pickup and moving to the north, at 09:00 Jerash city tour 02:00 pm visiting to Ajoun castle afterwards. At 5:00 pm Hotel drop of at Amman. Day 3:  Petra and Wadi RumMorning departure from Amman via the desert high way to Petra – Wadi Mousa and start Petra tour by passing the marvelous Siq reaching The Treasury, and moving afterwards toward the Theater and later to The Monastery which is beautifully carved, though much less decorated than the Treasury, and so huge that even the doorway is several stories tall - So you would actually be able to cover those two main trails on Petra in around 4-5 hours of walking, and Moving afternoon toward Wadi Rum and spend the night in a bedoiun camp inside Rum reserve (You won’t imagine or believe that the desert can be so beautiful till you see it with your eyes). Day 4: Wadi Rum, Red and Dead Seas.   7:00 am: Having breakfast at the camp. 8:00 am: Starting morning Jeep tour (In Bedouins truck) and visiting some of the amazing places at Wadi Rum. 10:00 am: Moving toward Gulf of Aqaba and visiting the public beach. 1:00pm: Moving toward Dead Sea and enjoying the beach and floating at Dead Sea area. At6:00 pm: Leaving back to Amman 7:00pm: Home/Hotel drop off (Time might differ a little because day light is shorter in winter time) Aqaba city is skipped during winter time due to short day light - From November to end of March.