you tire at last of history's treasures, Jordan's desert vistas and marine
life will help you to fill the idle hours. Trek or climb in Wadi Rum, a
mauve hued valley of mesmerizing beauty where Lawrence of Arabia once rode.
Try hot air ballooning over the hills and canyons, or spend a night under
the stars in Bedouin tent.
Feel the romance of the Arabian desert in the spring time ... or any time,
at Wadi Rum in Jordan. Let the fabled T. E. Lawrence come alive, where
through memories stirred from the screen version or from the pages of history
and the actual exploits of the legendary British officer.
Wadi Rum is like the moon scope of ancient valleys and towering weathered
sandstone mountains rising out of the white and pink colored sands. Much
of David Lean's "Lawrence of Arabia" was filmed there and and it was also
the location where T. E. Lawrence himself was based during the Arab Revolt.
A desert police fort is located at the entrance to Wadi Rum, where the
police are not mounted on horse or jeep, but on camels--ships
Wadi Rum challenges climbers to scale its sheer granite and sandstone cliffs,
to hike along mountain trails and valleys, to trek deep into the enchanting
landscape in four wheel drive vehicles, or to join tow or three day desert
safaris on camel back or 4x4 vehicles.
Stunning in its natural beauty, wadi rum epitomizes the romance of the
desert. Now the home of several Bedouin tribes, Wadi Rum has been inhabited
for generations. these hospitable and friendly desert people are settled
around the 'Beau Geste' Camel Corps Fort in Wadi Rum, and in scattered
nomadic camps throughout the area. You may be invited to share mint tea
or cardamom coffee in there black tents, perhaps sitting by the fire under
a starry desert sky it is an experience you will