Four Days "Bedouin Steps" Tour

Four Days "Bedouin Steps" Tour

Sights

Anfasheih Inscription
Burdah Rock Bridge
Burrah Canyon
Jebel Al Hash
Jebel Um Adami
Red Sand Desert
Sand Dunes
Sunset Sites
White Sand Desert

Our Bedouin Steps Tour is designed for our more adventurous travelers who prefer to discover Wadi Rum Desert by foot. During this tour, we will guide you through the highest summits in Wadi Rum desert on a series of hikes and rock scrambles.  Please note that you will not need any climbing equipment, but will need the strength and endurance to walk for 5-6 hours per day in the mountains.

Day 1

We start our hiking in Rum village, from where we will walk east for 3 km to Rakabet Canyon. Throughout our walk, you will enjoy the views of wonderful sandstone mountains all around us. On the other side of the canyon (Wadi Um Ishrin) we will stop for lunch and sweet Bedouin tea. After lunch, we will continue through Wadi Um Ishrin to the famous sand dunes. We will then continue on to the Anfasheih inscriptions (dating to 300BC), one of Wadi Rum's most famous historic sites.  

After we finish examining the Anfasheih area, we will then continue our trek through the desert, taking in the beautiful sights and sounds of Wadi Rum. Finally, we will reach our destination of Jabel Mkaser Athbee (Gazelle Mountain) where you will enjoy our traditional Bedouin dinner and tea around the campfire.  At night, you can enjoy the canopy of stars above your head before your settle in for bed.

Day 2

The second day starts with breakfast served at the campsite. We then head south and drive 40 minutes through the red desert to an east/west ridge called Jebel Al Hash. You are accompanied on an easy hike up the ridge to the top of the mountain. There you will discover magnificent views to the north and south. The guide will then lead you along the scenic ridge for 3 to 4 hours and then bring you back down to the base of the mountain. Afterward, we will find a shady place to have lunch and Bedouin tea. Then we will drive you close by the border with Saudi Arabia to the White Desert. After this, we will go to the Elephant rock and the nearby sand dunes. We will then take you to Qatar Spring, a natural spring where you will see the water coming directly from a rock. After visiting the spring, then we will take you Um Sabata area to watch beautiful sunset landscape . Then we will drive you back to the campsite for the night.

Day 3

After breakfast in our camp we will drive you with Jeep for 15 minutes to Jebel Burdah, and will guide you scrambling up to the Burdah Rock Bridge. It is an easy rock scramble - no prior rock climbing experience is needed - and the views from the top are incredible. The climb itself will take around 1 ½ hours to the bridge, and another 1 hour to come back down.

After descending, we will prepare lunch and tea and take a rest for a bit. We will then drive you to Burrah canyon, where you can enjoy a lovely short hike (~3km) through the valley. We will then continue to Um Rashed to watch another gorgeous sunset in the desert. Finally, we will drive back to our Bedouin campsite to have dinner and rest for the night .

Day 4

Following breakfast, we will drive you to our next hike at Jebel Um Adami mountain.  This mountain lies on the border between Jordan and Saudi Arabia, with the summit on the Jordanian side. When we arrive, we will begin our hike/scramble to the summit, which will take 4-5 hours in total.  Once at the top, we will enjoy the views of Wadi Rum to the north and Saudi Arabia to the south. At the top, we will have lunch and rest for a while to enjoy the scenery.  During this hike, you may see a variety of different desert wildlife, including plants, lizards, and perhaps even a fox or rabbit.  After we finish our descent down the mountain, we will return to our camp to for dinner, tea, and the final night's rest.

After breakfast the following morning, we will bring you back by jeep to Rum village so that you can continue on your journey.

If you would like to do the camel trek back to the village the next morning, it would be an additional 30JD per person (per camel) and it takes about 2-3 hours. Some people like to hire an extra camel for their guide; otherwise he will happily walk along next to you during your ride back to the camp.

Days

4 days

Nights

4 nights

Adult Price

280 JD

Group Price

210JD

*price per person.
*group rate applies to groups of three or more

Book A Tour

To book this tour, check availability, or for more information, please email us at rumstarscamp@yahoo.com or ahmeddesertguide@yahoo.com.