Wadi Rum Expert Trekking Tour
Wadi Rum Expert Trekking Short Description
We will take you on a 9-days trek to visit incredible sites of the Wadi Rum desert and you will have the amazing opportunity to sleep under the stars:
- Seven Pillars of Wisdom
- Um Salab
- Wadi Um Ishrin
- Burrah canyon
- Mushroom rock
- Burdah rock bridge
- Um Gharisha
- Jabal Al-Hash
- Wadi Nuqra
- Jabal Um Ad Dami
- Wadi Sabet
- Um Ghdah
- Um Ashaman
- Bedouin dam
- Um Sabatah
- Um Fruth rock bridge
- Khashkhasha canyon
- Khazali canyon
You will have plenty of time to enjoy every spot during the whole day.
Length: 9 days and 8 nights, finishing at around 3pm,
Capacity: 6 persons.
- An English speaking experimented guide
- A cook
- A Jeep
- Food and water to prepare all the meals
- Transfer from the village to the desert
- Sleeping equipment
What to bring:
- A headlamp or flashlight if you spend the night with us
- A warm jacket, desert nights can be cold
- A sleeping bag (optional)
- Good shoes for trekking in Jordan
- Sunscreen and sunglasses
- Your camera and an extra battery (trust us, you don’t want to forget that)!
- Cash for paiment. There is no ATM in the desert. The closest are in Petra or Aqaba
Caution: Trekking in Jordan is not for people who cannot stand the heat or are not used to walk a lot.
Children cannot be part of this tour.
High Season (Oct-May): 630 JOD or 882 USD per person
Low Season (June-Sept): 620 JOD or 868 USD per person
Discount per extra person : 50 JOD or 70 USD
- Camel Ride 1 hour: 20 JOD or 28 USD per person
- Camel Ride 2 hours: 30 JOD or 42 USD per person
- Taxi from or to your hotel in Petra: 45 JOD or 63 USD per trip
- Taxi from or to your hotel in Aqaba: 35 JOD or 49 USD per trip
- Sleeping under the stars: included
All our prices are in JOD and USD.
When you book a tour, we ask for a 20% deposit online in USD.
You can change or cancel your reservation 1 week in advance for free. In case of cancellation at least 1 week prior to the booking date, your deposit will be refunded entirely.
The difference will be paid in JOD (in cash) at the end of your tour. Our currency rate is 1.4 (1 JOD = 1.4 USD).
Wadi Rum Expert Trekking Tour Details
9 days + 8 nights
Day 1- Trek to Burrah Canyon
Our tours start at 10am in Summer and at 9am in Winter.
We welcome you at our office in Rum village with a Bedouin tea. After arranging the tour details and finishing the tea, we leave for the desert.
We start the trek by walking to Um Salab. The hike passes by the famous Seven Pillars of Wisdom mountain.
After arriving at Um Salab, we head towards Wadi Um Ishrin. There, we take a break for lunch.
We prepare traditional Bedouin food for you. You will have around 2 or 3 hours to enjoy the place, have a rest or walk around.
You will then walk through the Burrah canyon where we will spend the night under the stars.
The bedouins will prepare and serve you a traditional bedouin meal. You can enjoy the evening around the fire, listening and dancing to bedouin music, or discover bedouin stories. You can also enjoy the most incredible starlight sky!
Day 2 – Trek to Jabal Burdah
After breakfast, the next day we go directly to the Mushroom rock,
After a break there, we continue to the Burdah rock bridge where we will have lunch.
We then go climbing the highest rock bridge in Wadi Rum. You can do it even if you have never climbed before. You will be rewarded with one of the most amazing views of the desert. It’s a great moment for unforgettable pictures. We do not recommend it for people who are afraid of heights.
We will set up camp under the stars near the Burdah Rock Bridge, in the Jabal Burdah area,
Day 3 – Trek to Jabal Al-Hash
After breakfast, we continue the trek to Um Gharisha to enjoy the wonderful view of the valley.
We stop for lunch there, and then head towards Jabal Al-Hash, which is at the border of Saudi Arabia.
We will then set up camp to stay for the night under the stars.
Day 4 – Trek to Jabal Um Ad Dami
After breakfast, we will scramble and climb to the top of the mountain of Jabal Al-Hash. You will be rewarded by an amazing view of Wadi Sabet and the unique landscape of red and white sand and the discovery of fossils.
We then go down to Wadi Nuqra for lunch.
In the afternoon, we go digest by walking into the canyon of Wadi Nuqra and head towards Jabal Um Ad Dami where we will set up camp to stay for the night under the stars.
Day 5 – Trekking in Jordan to Wadi Sabet
After breakfast, the next day we go directly to the beautiful mountain of Jabal Um ad Dami, which is the highest mountain of Jordan with 1 854 meters high. There, you might have the great opportunity to observe the flora and fauna. We often spot gazelles, foxes or rabbits. And of course, your climbing will be rewarded by one of the best views of Wadi Rum, of Saudi Arabia and of the Red Sea! Don’t forget your camera.
We will be having lunch after going down from the mountain.
In the afternoon, we continue the trek to Wadi Sabet, where bedouins used to do camel races! This is where we will set up camp to stay for the night under the stars.
Day 6 – Trek to Um Ashaman
After breakfast, we continue to Um Ghdah canyon, where we can enjoy the colorful flora and have lunch.
In the afternoon, we go climb the double bridge of Um Ashaman. It is an easy climb.
This is where we will set up camp to stay for the night under the stars.
Day 7 – Trek to Um Sabatah
After breakfast, we keep on walking around Um Sabatah until sunset,
We will stop by a bedouin dam and have lunch.
In the afternoon, we continue walking until we find a nice shady place where we will set up camp to stay for the night under the stars.
Day 8 – Trekking in Jordan to Khashkhasha Canyon
After breakfast, we walk towards Um Fruth rock bridge. You can scramble it if you want to, and enjoy a challenging but rewarding view.
We will find a place to lunch there, before heading towards Khashkhasha canyon, where you can enjoy a beautiful sunset for your last night in the desert.
Day 9 – Trek back to Rum Village
After breakfast, our final stop is Khazali canyon. You will discover ancient inscriptions and a waterhole.
We will have lunch there.
After lunch, we walk back to Rum village where the trekking in Jordan ends at around 3pm.
IIf you need help with going to your next destination, we can arrange taxis for you.