Wadi Rum Half Day From Aqaba Private Tour

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 5 Hrs
  • Departure Time :
    1:00 PM
  • Departure Details :
    Aqaba port, hotels, airport or the border
  • Return Details :
    Aqaba port, hotels, airport or the border
  • Cancellation Policy :
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.


Wadi Rum is the unique desert of Jordan the Middle East best described Lawrence of Arabia "Vast and echoing as God made" Red sand dunes with tall sand and Granite Mountains that cannot be described by any words unless you will have the experience. A tour of Rum could give this kind of experience with taste of culture and adventure. Where the experience of places and faces met together as you are guided by the people of the desert, The Bedouins.


Choice of morning or afternoon departure

Popular choice with kids

All taxes, fuel surcharges and service fees included

Free hotel pickup and drop-off included

Led by a local guide

Private tour is operated with just your party and a guide/driver

Know More about this tour

The tour starts by picking up from your hotel or the port, airport , driving for about one hour to Wadi Rum. A stop at Rum visitor center, where you could use the facilities ,
Then meeting the Jeep car starting the tour 3 hours by passing Rum village and you could stop at the Nabataeans temple. Next, drive between the 2nd and the 3rd tallest mountains in Jordan Mount Rum Lawrence springs. Have a break there next poin it will be the sand dune you can climb to the top of the dune where the magnificent view , After driving to Alkhazali mountain to look at the amazing siq (cut out of the rock more like very narrow passage through the rocky mountains and enjoy looking at Thomadian inscriptions . Next stop will be in the "um fruth" big bridge to trek around there where the most amazing trekking and climb , Finally go to the sunset location to watch the stunning sunset , from there driving back to Rum village meeting your car driving back to Aqaba.
Note : To see the suset it depends timing of the tour by you, if the timing of the tour starting afternoon, if the tour start morning there is no time to see sunset.


Hotel/port pickup and drop-off

Small-group private tour

Transport by modern air-conditioned car or van

Wadi Rum protected area tour Disah or Rum tours

2 hour jeep tour with local Bedouin guide

Optional traditional dinner



Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Children must be accompanied by an adult

Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required

Passport name, number, expiry and country is required at time of booking for all participants

This experience requires good weather. If its canceled due to poor weather, youll be offered a different date or a full refund

Traveler Reviews

  • 24-Oct-2019

    Driver picked us up on time, the hand over to the guide was easy. Hopped into the back of the pick-up truck with benches. Off into the desert we went! Guide was knowledgable, spoke great English, took great photos for us, and picked a great spot to watch the sunset. He showed his love for Wadi Rum, history, and Jordon.

  • 06-May-2019

    First off booking was very easy online from the UK and we were kept up to date with Whats-apps until we arrived in Jordan. On the appointed day we were picked up from the gang plank of our cruise ship at the agreed time, all very easy, we were a group of 2x couples so 4 people. We then went to the next cruise ship berthed nearby to pick up another couple 2 people so 6 in our group. The website stated this was going to be a "private" tour but it does also so a small group, so you may be private but you may be sharing one vehicle of 6-8 people. The German people who joined us could speak English so we actually had good conversations with them but when we stopped at sites, we both went our different ways so not herded.

    Once we reached the Wadi Rum Valley we changed vehicle to a Toyota open top pickup truck kitted out with seats on the back. You have to climb in over the back bumper so you do need to be a bit active, one of our party had to travel inside with the driver but no problem.

    We then raced through the desert visiting various sites of interest and ended up on a rock formation just before sunset to see the sun go down behind the mountains and turn the deserted desert brilliant orange. We then went back to the previous meeting spot and picked up our return driver to the port again about an hours drive.

    A couple of points...

    (a) Obviously be aware the desert is not wick with toilets so you may have to pop round a rock formation if you really need to go!!
    (b) The sand turns white trainers etc red so go in old trainers or soft shoes you don't intend to use again on holiday!
    (c) Make sure the trainers/shoes you are use are not slippy, you will be climbing over smooth rocks etc and need to have some grip (natural rock bridge up height you may want to walk over, cave drawings from stone age man you may want to see etc).

    Very interesting, we all enjoyed doing the tour and looking back really glad we did do it. We will treasure our memories of Jordan and the desert for many years. Thanks all. Colin.