How much does it cost to stay in Wadi Rum?
|full day tour, (inc lunch, sunset, dinner) (available only in winter, with early sunset)||110||130|
|one day and one night (inc lunch, dinner, camping and breakfast)||135||165**|
|two days and one night (inc meals etc)||225||270|
|one day and two nights (inc meals)||185||245|
Can you sleep in Wadi Rum?
You can either sleep in one of the small Bedouin camps, spend the night with a Bedouin family or stay overnight under the stars. No matter which option you choose, you will overnight inside the Wadi Rum desert protected area.
How much of Jordan is desert?
The country has an area of 89,213 square kilometers, with approximately 75% of that space being taken up by desert. Jordan is a land steeped in history. It has been home to some of mankind’s earliest settlements and villages, and relics of many of the world’s great civilizations can still be seen today.
Do you have to pay to enter Wadi Rum?
A standard fee is charged to all visitors entering the visitor centre and protected area. This fee is used to help local Bedouin communities and pay for the protection of Wadi Rum. 1 Jordanian Dinar per person for Jordanians and residents. Children under 12 years are free.
Is Wadi Rum worth visiting?
If you think the kids would enjoy a desert adventure riding camels, bouncy 4×4 jeep drives over sand dunes and climbing up huge rock formations to view the sunset and camping out under the stars in a Martian landscape, then yes, Wadi Rum is worth visiting. It is basically a giant sandpit for them to play in!
How many days do you need in Wadi Rum?
We want to focus on explaining to you the benefits of time spent in Wadi Rum but that will be a trade off for visitors with limited days. We recommend that all visitors plan a minimum of 4 days as per our suggested Jordan itineraries.
What is so special about Wadi Rum?
Besides stunning desert landscape, Wadi Rum also boasts astounding cultural landscape. 25,000 petroglyphs (rock carvings), 20,000 inscriptions, and 154 archaeological sites have been discovered within this place, tracing the evolution of human thought and the early development of the alphabet.
Is it worth going to Wadi Rum?