Private Tour of Wadi Rum Star Wars from Aqaba

Experience the best of Jordan’s rugged desert on this half day private Wadi Rum tour from Aqaba. Hop into your 4x4 vehicle and enjoy a 2-hour spin through the canyons and gulley’s around Wadi Rum. Traverse plunging gorges and head along sandy riverbeds; pause along the way to capture the views on camera. Marvel at ancient rock formations dating back 12,000 years and gain insight into the region’s rich geology. Sip mint tea in a Bedouin tent, and upgrade your tour to experience a 30-minute camel ride through the desert. Additional time to explore Wadi Rum red desert valley of moon, as an option, for another 2 hours before boarding back to Aqaba with your private leisure vehicle and English-Speaking Driver who doubles up as your guide.

per adult from

$126

NZD

Duration

6 hours

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

Voucher

Mobile ticket

Select Date and Travellers

No tour options available.

  • What's included :
    • Hotel pick up and drop off
    • Aqaba Port pick up and drop off; if option selected
    • Private Transfer by air-conditioned leisure new vehicle according number of participants
    • English-Speaking Driver
    • Entrance Fees to Wadi Rum
    • Classic 2 hours 4 x 4 jeep visit with local Bedouin driver / guide
    • Additional 2 hours Wadi Rum jeep ride; if option selected
    • A 30-minute camel ride; if option selected
    • On board WI-FI
    • This is a private tour activity. Only your group will participate
    • Entry/Admission - Wadi Rum Protected Area
    What's excluded :
    • All type of meals, unless option with lunch selected (Vegetarian meal by request)
    • All type of beverages
    • All type of gratuities (Tips to the Driver, and Bedouin Guide) – Recommended
    • Personal Expenses
    • Anything else not mentioned
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Wadi Rum Protected Area, Wadi Rum Jordan

    Experience the extraordinary beauty of the desert of Wadi Rum, the rosy red sand with towering cliffs of various brownish, reddish, and golden colors on this private full day trip from Aqaba. Set off by your private, comfortable, air-conditioned vehicle to the protected desert valley of the moon, located less than an hour from Aqaba. Enjoy the views as you travel through Jordan’s desert landscapes toward the towering cliffs of Wadi Rum. Extending across a huge chunk of south Jordan, this protected valley boasts towering sandstone mountains, craggy river beds, and steep gorges; all coated in a kaleidoscope of natural rock colors, from pinks to vivid reds. Explore its spectacular beauty spots in a 2-hour tour by 4x4 Jeep with a Bedouin Driver who is your Local Guide.

    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

    Stop At: Wadi Rum Village, Wadi Rum Village, Wadi Rum, Al Aqabah Governorate

    Photo shoot at the Martian and Star Wars Movie Spot, explore the walk on the moon and mars, trundle through narrow gorges and red desert plains past crimson dunes, natural rock bridges and towers. Amongst this emptiness and silence, visit the seven pillars of wisdom, and the holographic pictures carved before Christ. View ancient inscriptions, and the Lawrence of Arabia Spring; a hidden oasis made famous by T.E. Lawrence, also known as Lawrence of Arabia, where the movie has taken place. During WWI, this British officer and archaeologist fought here alongside the Bedouin Arabs against the Ottoman Turks, basing his headquarters in the valley. Many Wadi Rum sites are named after this still-revered British soldier. Have your camera ready as you pass through narrow gorges and plains, framed by natural rock arches, towering buttes, ancient caves, and red dunes. Visit a Bedouin tent to enjoy a glass of refreshing local mint tea and meet the friendly locals. If you wish,

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Wadi Rum Protected Area, Wadi Rum Jordan

    upgrade your tour to include another two hours jeep tour to visit the large bridge.

    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Wadi Rum Protected Area, Wadi Rum Jordan

    or upgrade to a 30-minute camel ride in the desert for your exploration to make your visit extra special. When the time comes, reconvene with your driver and relax on your ride back to Aqaba, where your day trip finishes back at your hotel.

    Duration: 30 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offeredPorts
    • Aqaba Port, Aqaba, Jordan
    Departure Time :
    8:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Infant seats available
    • Most travelers can participate
    • Confirmation will be received at the time of booking.
    • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
    • Airport Pick-up and Drop-off by request.
    • Order of visits may change for day tours with more than one visit as long as all sites completed.
    • Contact your local operator (phone number, emergency mobile number, or email address) a day before to reconfirm pick-up arrangements provided in your voucher.
    • For Jordan Pass holders that purchased tour activity with entrance fees, please inform us to reimburse the entrance fees in destination.
    • Clients are advised to bring hats, sun screen, and comfortable walking shoes.
    • Mobile SIM cards including Wi-Fi are available with assistance of our team upon request and can be subject to a small additional charge approximately: 20 USD. (Prices subject to change by the communication company).
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level.
    • Most local tourist restaurants in Jordan do not serve alcohol, if you do not want a dry restaurant please contact us.
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
    • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
    • These measurements will be updated accordance with the Health Ministry regulations.
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

9

Organised by Zaid Tours and Travel

Activity ID: V-2268ZTT06ADT

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