Wadi Rum FAQs

Is it safe to travel in Wadi Rum ?

    Our guides are all locals and have lived all of their lives in the desert. They truly are professionals with the nature and know how to deal with different situations. Besides the work, they still spend most of their spare time in the desert and know the land until the borders...

Women travelling alone

    Many women are worried about travelling alone in Wadi Rum or Jordan in general, especially when it comes to booking a camp or tour with strangers. We’ve hosted loners, couples, families and also many female travellers, both groups of women and also solo female travellers. We can...

Wadi Rum tips & information by The JTB : Jordan Tourism Board

    https://international.visitjordan.com/Wheretogo/WadiRum.aspx

Food: What will I be eating?

      Breakfast is usually:  Zattar (Bread dipped in olive oil then dipped into a herb mixture), very good for your digestion! See if you can guess which herb it is?….We also serve assorted jams, eggs and cheese etc.    Lunch:  We serve: Bread, hummus,...

What is the camp like?

      Please see the page on "Our campsite"

Is Wadi Rum suitable for children?

    Yes, we make sure your children are safe and have lots of fun.   Yes, particularly if you are with us & our guides, they understand children and will organize your tour so that it suits them. they also have a sand-board for surfing the dunes!! It's reassuring to...

How much is the entrance ticket fee to Wadi Rum?

    The entrance ticket fee is 5JD per person. It can be purchased at the visitor centre. You will be given a ticket and a map of Wadi Rum Protected Area. If you have Jordan Pass , it will be included . 

Is there a hot shower and toilet?

  We have solar water heaters so it is warmer in the the middle of the day with the sun, at other times it will be warm and then at night cooler. We have western and eastern women and men toilets. In winter , it might the hot shower be limited , but we will do our best ...

I am a vegetarian ...

  No problem. We offer a variety of dishes, based on local ones, ample in quantity and well cooked.  In warm weather, lunch is usually a salad dish, supper is always hot. Vegetarian food can be supplied, but please tell us about this or about any allergies before we go to the desert....

Do you have guides speaking different languages?

All of my guides speak fluent English but none of the guides currently working in Wadi Rum speaks more than a few words of any other language. French, German, Italian, Spanish or other speakers have to manage as best they can.

What can I do with my luggage?

What can I do with my luggage? You can bring it out to the camp and store it in your own tent. Some people prefer to sort out what they need into a smaller bag or bags and leave the main luggage in our office in Wadi Rum village where it will be safe. Don't forget to bring your own...

What To Bring ?

  We will take care of everything that you will need in the desert, but you may want to bring a few of personal items along for additional comfort  ... WHAT TO BRING -You dont need to bring a sleeping bag , we have plenty of blankets ..  but if you  prefer to sleep...

What to wear in Wadi Rum & what clothes should I bring ?

In general , Something comfortable that allows you to sit on the ground, ride a camel, go hiking, climbing, etc. Remember that clothing is the best sun protection and bring good walking shoes/trekking sandals with socks! Clothes: You can wear almost anything that will let you sit on the ground,...

Prepare Yourself/Yourselves to Wadi Rum Tour (Advises & Recommendations)

Clothing   The weather at Wadi Rum, while predictable, varies widely based on the season. Summers are quite hot, with average daytime temperatures between 38* and 45* (100* - 113* F). However, at night the temperature drops significantly (15* - 20*; 60* - 68* F). Light, loose,...