8 activities you can do when visiting Wadi Rum in Jordan

2024-03-14 2024-03-14T15:32:39Z
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Arabia Weather - Wadi Rum , also known as "Valley of the Moon", is used as a filming location for Mars-like scenes in the Hollywood industry. This site takes you on a unique journey, mixing fantasy and Arabic tales. Wadi Rum is home to ancient Bedouin tribes, and is characterized by its picturesque charm that gives you a feeling of complete tranquility while you enjoy watching its sand, stars and sun. This area offers a unique and completely different experience from your experience in the capital, Amman, as it was a residence for the Nabataeans in the distant past. Now, you can immerse yourself in its magnificent landscapes stretching across the horizon. Enjoy the magic of the desert that soothes the soul and spirit and purifies the mind. Wadi Rum is waiting for you to discover its stunning beauty!

It is noteworthy that it has been included in the UNESCO World Heritage Sites list since 1985.

8 activities you can do when visiting Wadi Rum

  • Airship

Marvel at the beauty of Wadi Rum from 2,000 feet above the ground. The trip begins in the Disi area in Wadi Rum, and our representatives accompany you to take you on a journey over roads not traveled by humans, while enjoying a breathtaking view of the Valley of the Moon while you are in the sky.

  • Ultralight aircraft sports

Go back to the origins of aviation with this versatile little craft. Fly over the beautiful rock formations of Wadi Rum in an open air vehicle accompanied by an experienced pilot.

  • horseback riding

Bedouins treat their camels and horses well, and many consider them members of their family. Just like Indiana Jones did in the movie The Last Crusade, you too can slide between mountain valleys on a horseback trip from Wadi Rum to Aqaba... It is truly an experience you will never forget as long as you live! Schedule a horseback tour online now.

  • Balloons over rum

Balloons Over Rum is a cooperative partnership with the Royal Paragliding Club of Jordan. We are a company with some of the most experienced hot air balloon pilots in the world.

  • Four-wheel drive vehicle tours

Get ready for a vibrant tourist tour as you ride a four-wheel drive vehicle through which you can see the expansive sand dunes while racing the desert winds and contemplating the grandeur and magnificence of the rock formations in Wadi Rum . Schedule a tour with your campground or through the visitor center.

  • Jordanian Heritage Revival Company train

Transport yourself to a time of colonial expansion as you sit on a restored early 20th century locomotive that connected the Ottoman Empire to the Middle East. Relive a century-old conflict as you travel on this 14km journey on the Hejaz Railway.

  • The most wonderful secrets of the Nabataean Kingdom

The Nabataeans are an ancient Arab Bedouin tribe that built the architectural wonders of Petra and left their ruins in the Wadi Rum desert as well. You can find remains of temples and irrigation systems in important areas of the Wadi Rum desert, in addition to inscriptions and signs of sites belonging to ancient traders.

  • Rum Sky Adventures

It's time to feast your eyes on the beauty of the night sky!

The Rum Sky Project is located in the most beautiful areas of Jordan and gives the visitor the opportunity to enjoy the spectacle of the stars in the wonderful night sky of Wadi Rum .

With the help of a mentor, the program allows you to learn about the universe in which we live. Being in vibrant cities means we do not have the opportunity to enjoy the splendor of the magnificent night sky. But here, through scientific innovations, you will be able to get a little closer to the hidden wonders of the universe. Stars, planets and nebulae (celestial bodies) are all within your reach. The activity includes 3 stages: a brief introduction to astronomy, looking through the largest telescope in Jordan, and a demonstration of stargazing with the naked eye with the help of a laser. All activities are led by astronomy specialists.

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This article was written originally in Arabic and is translated using a 3rd party automated service. ArabiaWeather is not responsible for any grammatical errors whatsoever.
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