Wadi Rum Desert in Jordan



Cairo Top Tours can arrange a journey to enjoy Wadi Rum which is a journey to a vast wonderful world. A silent place, timeless and very beautiful. Wadi Rum is the second highest peak in Jordan and the highest peak in the central Rum (1734 metres above sea level). The highest peak in Jordan, Jabal Um Adaami, is south of Rum close to the Saudi border. On a clear day, it is possible to see the Red Sea and the Saudi border from the top. It is now a very popular trek from Rum village.


Wadi Rum is one of Jordan's main tourist attractions as it is a fascinating desert one can see, lying 320 km southwest of Amman, 120 km south of Petra, and only 68 km north of Aqaba.

It has a unique shape of massive mountains rise vertically out of the pink desert sand, which separates one dark mass from another in a magnificent desert scenery of strange breathtaking beauty, with towering cliffs of weathered stone.

The faces of the sheer rock cliffs have been shaped by the wind into faces of men, animals, and monsters Wadi Rum is probably best known because of its connection with the British officer T.E. Lawrence, who was based here during the Great Arab Revolt of 1917-1918, and as the setting for the film that carried his name "Lawrence of Arabia".

 Now the home of several Bedouin tribes, Wadi Rum has been inhabited for many years. The village of Wadi Rum consists of several hundred Bedouin inhabitants with their goat-hair tents and concrete houses, one school for boys and one for girls, a few small shops, and the headquarters of the Desert Patrol.

You will enjoy your Tea under a starry desert sky and have an unforgettable experience for hiking, climbing, and trekking.

A well-traveled bridge between sea and desert, east and west, the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan is a land of mesmerizing beauty and contrasts, from the Jordan Valley, fertile, ever changing, to the remote desert canyons, immense and still. Visitors can explore splendid desert castles, gaze in awe at the haunting wilderness of Wadi Rum, or bathe in the restful waters of the Red Sea. 

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