Visit Wadi Rum Guide

Jordan’s desert, Wadi Rum offers 360 degree views of out-of-this-world landscape and a peek into bedouin cultures. From massive sandstone to miles of soft desert sand, it is an outdoor paradise for adventure seekers! Start your visit to Wadi Rum with a Jeep tour from the visitors center. 

Wadi Rum is one of the must-dos when going to Jordan. There is something about this epic landscape that is begging to be explored.

While it is called a Jeep tour, expect a ride on the back of a pick up truck by a local bedouin. These expert guides will show you the time of your life! From natural rock bridges and ancient carvings to sunsets from the back of a camel, Wadi Rum exceeds almost everyone’s expectations! Tip: Choose a 3 hour trip if you have the time to be able to see more of the desert!

After exploring the landscape, visit a Wadi Rum bedouin camp and enjoy traditional Bedouin zarb (BBQ) before camping under the stars. Some camps offer evening entertainment, others have luxury bubble tents. Whether you visiting on a budget or want a full 5* experience, there is a camp for everyone. 

Where to Stay in Wadi Rum

There are hundreds of places to choose from when it comes to camping in Wadi Rum. There are options to grab a mat and sleeping bag and sleep under the stars and there are luxury bubble tents offering instagramworthy photos! Whatever budget you have, you will find something suitable in Wadi Rum. I have put together some of the best camps to choose from which offer fair prices, good food, excellent accomodations and great service! You can read about them in the list of best bedouin camps in Wadi Rum.

Wadi Rum Weather

Wadi Rum has a typical desert climate with hot sunny days and cool nights. The daily temperature swing can be over 15 degrees celsius. Wadi Rum only gets about 15 days of rain a year. In the winter, it can get a dusting of snow. Read more about Wadi Rum weather and the best time to visit Wadi Rum.

Getting to Wadi Rum

Guide for getting to Wadi Rum from Amman

Guide for getting to Wadi Rum from Aqaba