Wadi Rum Protected Area, Wadi Rum

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A vast natural valley dotted with sandstone and granite cliffs, Wadi Rum Protected Area presents a dramatic picture of desert beauty, accessible to visitors for tours and activities. The area is inhabited by Bedouin tribes, some of which still sleep in traditional goat-hair tents. The natives also run much of the local eco-tourism economy--research ahead to book a hiking, camelback, or jeep tour with them. Experienced climbers may also be interested in checking out rock-climbing options in the wadi. Put Wadi Rum Protected Area into our Wadi Rum trip planner to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Wadi Rum.
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  • excellent place with spectacular views of the red sands and stone cliffs. It is highly recommended to visit, even for night lovers, this is one of the best places to see the stars'  more »
  • Seen such dessert for the first time - a beautiful combination of sand, sand dunes, rocks and amazing rock formations !! Enjoy climbing up the rocks - depending upon your ability. Evening safari - 4 h...  more »
  • Amazed by the nature here in Wadi Rum. We joined the full day Jeep tour and enjoyed so much in the desert. Have stayed one night in the camp there and was so happy to watch the sunset and also numerous stars at night. During our trip there, we saw the nomads with their sheep occasionally. The formation of the rocks, canyons and mountains was the highlight of the trip. A must go and should stay one night to enjoy the starry night.
  • Amazing place to be dumbstruck by nature. The red sand is so soft, the rock outcrops breathtaking, and the sun rise unforgettable. Make sure to get a tour of all of the key places and try and enjoy a cup of tea with the locals.
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