AT HOME IN WADI RUM

1Welcome; I'm Saleh. With my wife and family we offer every kind of guided tour in Rum. Camping, 4x4 safaris, mountain scrambles, bedouin cooking and culture, desert trekking, secret valleys and special places. Ten different tours!

rum by 4x4 Two of Saleh's recent visitors,a photographer and a film-maker, recorded their impressions.
Many thanks to luzmartin.com and Pablo

a family business
tent-photo
We're bedouin, born here in Rum, members of the proud Huwaitat tribe, descendants of the Nabateans who built Petra and helped to give the Arab world its freedom nearly 100 year ago.

no risks but lots of adventure
3
We offer adventure tourism for all ages. We welcome children!! And their grandparents too! As well as women travellers. Also independent tourists.

Saadeq
4
Saadeq is the Arabic word for honest. It's important to us that you leave here loving Rum as much as we do, having had a totally authentic experience. The prices on this site are what you'll pay.

cheapest for families and couples
5
We believe we offer the best value in Rum for families and for couples. Our tour charges are the same for one person or a couple or a family!

your Wadi Rum
6
Look around this site, tell us what you want and we'll design the perfect visit for you; we can even organise a camel race! . Book a tour now or customise it any way you want.

petra, wadi rum and aqaba
aqaba-redsea-holidayAqaba on the Red Sea is the perfect base for exploring Southern Jordan.
Stay in your own luxury apartment, with private roof and balcony, 50 metres from the beach and overlooking the Tala Bay marina; diving, snorkeling, sailing, surfing, cruising...Click here

luxury bedouin camping
holiday_lettings_2
Saleh has two luxury camps with modern showers and WC facilities; one is
in the desert and the other in Rum village. If you are just looking for
romantic, traditional, bedouin over-night accommodation then click here.

www.wadirumtours.com

http://wadirumtours.com/components/com_gk2_photoslide/images/thumbm/4636741.jpg http://wadirumtours.com/components/com_gk2_photoslide/images/thumbm/9028535.jpg http://wadirumtours.com/components/com_gk2_photoslide/images/thumbm/2405702.jpg http://wadirumtours.com/components/com_gk2_photoslide/images/thumbm/3037683.jpg http://wadirumtours.com/components/com_gk2_photoslide/images/thumbm/5152834.jpg http://wadirumtours.com/components/com_gk2_photoslide/images/thumbm/4848782_2.jpg

Monstrous Imaginings & Natural Nightmares

E-mail Print
Duration: three hours, one day, or one-day-and-one-night)
A photographers field-trip into the hidden corners, crannies and crevices of Wadi Rum.
Wind and water weather the rocks into shapes that return in the half-lit world of our imaginations
to taunt us and twist our memories and perceptions. Saleh (though not a photographer himself)
knows many of the locations but there are many more waiting to be discovered; on rarely climbed
hillsides, deep inside the siqs, and even at commonly visited sites, viewed from different angles.
The light is everything, you need to start early and work late, when shadows are long and shafts
of sunlight highlight humanoid features of an inaccessible facade no-one has identified before.
Below is a gigantic, monstrous, suspended human brain, a creature half horse - half humanskeleton,
a severed elephants foot . . . or what you will.
1 2 3
It is of course all in your head and your way of seeing things. The trick is to capture it and pass it
on to the rest of us! How did the head of the Sphinx end up on a rock at the foot of Jebel Umm
Adaami? And who are his ugly friends? Will you find them or will they find you?
4 5 6
 
copyright © www.wadirumtours.com

beyond Wadi Rum

ajloun
azrak
deadsea
moujeb2
moujib
the Azraq oasis, the forests of Ajloun, the Dana biosphere and the Dead Sea!
Alongside Jordan's RSCN, we're offering a bargain 7 luxury nights in wild Jordan. For details: www.revisitJordan.com