Two Day Jebel Um Adami Hiking Tour

Two Day Jebel Um Adami Hiking Tour

Sights

Jebel Um Adami
Sand Dunes
Sunset Sites

Two Days + Two Nights Combination of Jeep & hiking & scrambling "The Highest mountain in Jordan Tour (Jabel Um Addami) "

Day 1: Arriving in the morning at the Wadi Rum Village for 9:30am, our tours will commence at 10:00am. If you will or want to arrive any later we are more than happy to meet your needs, please just let us know.

Day 3: Your returning transportation to the village will depart the campsite at 8.30am if you have planned no further activities.

Meeting point: Our tour guide will meet you at the entrance to the Wadi Rum Village which is situated approximately 6km from the Visitor’s Centre after entering the protected area. Those arriving by car should park at the Rest House car park at the entrance to the village. You will be collected from there and shuttled to the Rum Stars offices, also within the village. We will go over the itinerary with you in detail and address any questions or concerns that may arise.

Contact information: +962 (0)795 127 025 - Phone / SMS text / WhatsApp

Day 1

The day begins with a jeep expedition through the Wadi Rum Protected Area with highlights and attractions throughout, including the following:                                                                                                                                  

  • Ancient ruins of a Nabatean Temple.
  • Lawrence’s Spring, named after T.E. Lawrence (Lawrence of Arabia) who spoke so invitingly of it during the Arab Revolt. You can also climb the rock formation, where the spring emerges from the mountain, taking in one of the best views of the vast desert landscape.
  • The Jabel Khazali Canyon, a 15-minute tour of canyon walls adorned with ancient rock inscriptions and paintings by the Nabateans and Thamud people.
  • See the Map Stone, an old map etched into stone walls that provided clues to any passers-by as to the direction of the Camel Caravans.
  • Drive to the red sand dunes in Wadi Um Ishrin and go sand boarding if you desire.
  • Jebel Anafishiya, where you can admire 2,500 year old Nabatean rock inscriptions.
  • Lawrence's House, where legend claims that he stayed in during the revolt.
  • Enjoy lunch in cliff-side shade in Barrauh Canyon.
  • After lunch you can embark on a 1-2 km hike through the canyon itself, if you wish.
  • Visit the famous Mushroom Stone, named due to the natural rock formation that has formed over many years.
  • Adventure through the Al Mahama Canyon. A self guided trail where you will have be dropped off at one end and collected at the other.
  • Onward to the Jebel Burdah rock bridge, the highest natural bridge in the Wadi Rum and a wonderful photo opportunity!
  • Followed by the Um Fruth Bridge (approximately 20m high), a crowd favorite allowing for a very enjoyable, satisfying climb and another excellent photo opportunity.
  • Then onward through Wadi Kashkasheh Canyon to view the most famous mountain in Wadi Rum.
  • Relax atop a giant red sand dune and enjoy the legendary Wadi Rum sunset with some Bedouin tea.
  • After sunset, head back to the campsite to enjoy a delicious traditional Bedouin meal along with some more sweet Bedouin tea around the campfire before retiring to your cozy tent cabins.
  • Optional activities include the camelback tours as mentioned below.

Go stargazing after dinner! Let the clear night sky mesmerize you with millions of twinkling stars including, of course, the Milky Way Galaxy itself. You may even be lucky enough to catch a shooting star and make a wish. The campsite is safe to walk around and wander about freely, though it is easy get lost in the dark so stay close.

Day 2

After a hearty breakfast buffet, The Jabel Um Adaami tour is a jeep expedition through the Wadi Rum desert 40km southward to Jabel Um Adaami, the highest mountain in Jordan rising up to 1,854m at its peak, located right on the Saudi Arabia border, with the following highlights:

  • A 2.5 hour guided hike to the top of the mountain. There are clear demarcations leading you to summit. Once you have arrived breathtaking panoramic views of Saudi Arabia to the south and the Wadi Rum to the north await you. This trip can also be added to the Wadi Rum Adventure programme.
  • A well deserved lunch break will then commence.
  • Afterwards embark on a jeep tour through the valleys of Wadi Rum traversing the tranquil and serene Wadi Saabit. On the way back, we may explore a few of the smaller valleys branching off if time permits.
  • Relax atop a giant red sand dune and enjoy the legendary Wadi Rum sunset with some Bedouin tea.
  • After the sunset, head back to the campsite to enjoy a delicious traditional Bedouin meal along with sweet Bedouin tea around the campfire before retiring to your cosy tent cabins.

Day 3

Enjoy a delicious and hearty breakfast buffet enjoying the sunrise. At 8:00 – 8:30am, we will drive you back to either the meeting point at the entrance to the Wadi Rum Village or the Visitor’s Centre. We strive to be flexible where we can, and the transportation schedule can be adjusted to suit your needs. Please discuss with your tour guide.

Camelback trekking (optional):

  • Sunset tour: Departing from the campsite at 3:30pm and arriving at the destination at 5:30pm, a wonderful 2 hour trip to then enjoy the sunset at a magnificent viewpoint. Transportation back to the campsite is provided.
  • Sunrise tour: Departs from the campsite as the sun rises, exact time to be determined, by time of year, arriving back at the camp at 8:00am. 
  • Camelback trek from the campsite to Wadi Rum Village: Departing from the campsite at 8:00am and arriving in the Wadi Rum Village around 10:00am (2 hours total).

The cost for any of these options is an additional 30 JD per person, and each person will have his/her own camel.

The following are included with the tour

  • Lunch and dinner on day 1, breakfast, lunch and dinner on day 2, and breakfast on day 3.
  • Mineral water, Bedouin tea and other liquid refreshments throughout the tour.
  • A combination of jeep and hiking tours.
  • An English-speaking driver and tour guide.
  • A hiking guide in Jabel Um Adami.
  • Accommodation in a private tent cabin for 2 nights prepared with beds, linens and blankets. Tent and bed configurations can be specially requested, though not guaranteed.

Booking details:

To book the tour, please provide us with your legal name, nationality, and mobile phone number, including the international dialing code. The maximum group size is typically 6 people per jeep. Private tours are also available; please contact us for further details. Any group of at least 4 people that book together will be taken on a private tour for the normal price!

Please contact us should you have any questions, and we will do our best to respond within 24 hours. We look forward to hearing from you, meeting you, and hosting you in our spectacular desert!

Pricing:

2-person group:                        140 JD per person.

3 or 4-person group:                 110 JD per person.

Groups of 5 persons or more:    90 JD per person.

Children under 12 years old pay half of the adult price.

Days

2 days

Nights

2 nights

Adult Price

140 JD

Group Price

110JD

Child Price

70JD

*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.