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Introductory Dive in Eilat
"The introductory dive is a must for everyone. A driver will pick you up at your hotel in an air-conditioned vehicle and taken to one of the dive sites in Eilat. You will start by getting a 20 minute instruction on the equipment and how to use it by your PADI diving instructor. The instructor will then take you to dive at the Coral Beach Nature Reserve or in the Caves diving site. You can dive down to 6 meters and you will see numerous fish of all colors and beautiful coral in all shapes and sizes. This is a 1 hour session 20 minutes for instruction and 40 minutes for diving. All of the equipment is included.To be eligable to take the introductory dive you need to be at least 8 years of age and in good health. For someone under 18 you will need a parental signature. A health declaration is required. If you want to have a beautiful record of the experience there is an underwater photographer for an extra fee.The water in the Red Sea is 1 and very comfortable. Enjoy the experience!"
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1-Day Jeep Excursion from Dahab to Small Colored Canyon
"Discover the Small Colored Canyon on this unique 1-day Jeep tour. Enjoy walking through the canyon and admire the walls of rock that cascade with many colors. The rocks vary from sandstone to limestone and granite and are colored beautifully in yellow purple red and gold.Your day will start at 08:00 with a 1-hour drive to Salama Canyon (the Small Coloured Canyon) where you’ll see the amazing colored rocks. You’ll then walk through the canyon for 1-2 hours before a 1-hour drive through Wadi Ghazala to see arriving around 17:00. This tour is a great way to see the unique natural wonder of Small Colored Canyon!"""
From $36.00
 
1-Day Jeep Excursion from Dahab to Small Colored Canyon
"Discover the Small Colored Canyon on this unique 1-day Jeep tour. Enjoy walking through the canyon and admire the walls of rock that cascade with many colors. The rocks vary from sandstone to limestone and granite and are colored beautifully in yellow purple red and gold.Your day will start at 08:00 with a 1-hour drive to Salama Canyon (the Small Coloured Canyon) where you’ll see the amazing colored rocks. You’ll then walk through the canyon for 1-2 hours before a 1-hour drive through Wadi Ghazala to see arriving around 17:00. This tour is a great way to see the unique natural wonder of Small Colored Canyon!"""
From $36.00

More Off The Beaten Path in Wadi Rum

Climb the arch of Buradah

Climbing Jabal Burdah, or Al Khaza'li .... Jabal means mountain, during the climb you get to see the desert from different altitudes ...You may be lucky and see certain desert animals, snakes or...
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onfoot
May 25, 2011

sleep under more stars than you can count

If you're planning to go to Jordan you have to spend at least one night in the Wadi Rum desert. We stayed with the guide Mzied (www.mzied.com) and he will give you everything you need. He has a small...
carolienenantwan
Apr 06, 2010

Camel Trekking around Wadi Rum

I always look for a trip "off the beaten path", for myself it's the best way to travel. But don't hesitate to do it. No hotel, no accomodations, no comfort try to live like people in this area have to...
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hinz01
Sep 24, 2008

Create Your Own Wallpaper

Create your own wallpaper for your PC desktop or your web page by snapping photos of the jebels that look like melted wax up close.Other ideas: Jeep Tracks, Sand Dune, Nabatean Wall Inscriptions.Tip:...
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Vabate
Jun 25, 2006

On the Saudi border

This is REALLY off the beaten path, on the ancient camel road leading to Mecca.In Wadi Salaada, 50 kms or more from Rum Village, there are numerous small (or large) valleys running into the mountains...
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TheWanderingCamel
Mar 28, 2005

Some more inscriptions close to Wadi Saabit

Perhaps a kilometer away from the previous valley there is another one, completely hidden away and (well) protected by a lot of soft sand. It is not easy at all to bring a vehicle anywhere close.This...
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TheWanderingCamel
Mar 28, 2005
 
 
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Ancient inscriptions

Many people disbelieve the inscriptions that are shown to all tourists close to Jebel Annafishiya.They should look further south in Wadi Saabit, 30 kms from Rum Village. There are a couple of tiny...
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TheWanderingCamel
Mar 28, 2005

The highest mountain in Jordan : Jebel Um Adaami

The summit of this mountain is right on the Saudi border.A drive through the desert some 40kms to the south to Jebel Um Adaami followed by a guided hike to the top which will usually take about 2 1/2...
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TheWanderingCamel
Mar 15, 2005

More about the stone on the border

Sorry, you can't see the drawings very well on the previous photo.Here is the stone again in close up with the friend who drove me here very kindly showing the scale.
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TheWanderingCamel
Mar 28, 2005

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Top Things to Do in Wadi Rum

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Rock Inscriptions - Petroglyphs

There are thousands of Thamudic rock inscriptions, properly called petroglyphs, dotted about all over the Wadi Rum area. The Thamud were a nomadic tribe related to the Nabateans. They lived in the...
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Jeep & Truck Tours

Our desert trip was 2 hours and half long and we paid 45 JD for the 4*4 car. The car was driven by bedouin and infact the Wadi Rum desert is also the home of some bedouin tribes, so expect them to ask...
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Landscape

Really, the whole point of visiting Wadi Rum is to be sunned by the sheer beauty of the empty desert landscape. At least, that is what the point *should* be imo. If you, like me, take a Bedouin truck...
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Jabal Khazali

The main attraction for visitors to Jebel Khazali is the cleft in the rock on the northern side. This is a great split which you enter on a rock ledge. It is possible, if you are determined, to...
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Jabal Al-Mazmar - Seven Pillars of Wisdom

The stunning, weather-worn mountain directly opposite Wadi Rum's visitor centre is now referred to by Bedouin, leaflets and...it seems...everyone else as 'the Seven Pillars of Wisdon'. Whilst there...
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Jabal Umm Fruth

On your jeep tour of Wadi Rum Reserve make sure you climb up Umm Frith Bridge. Scamper up this natural rock formation in the desert in 5 minutes or less. Start on the right hand side working your way...
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Top 5 Wadi Rum Writers

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TheWanderingCamel

"Wadi Rum is beautiful!"
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Djinn76

"Wadi Rum - the Red Desert."
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Cristian_Uluru

"Wadi Rum: the fantastic Jordan desert"
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leics

"More wonderful than I'd hoped......"
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morgr

"Wadi Rum"
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