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Wild Life
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March 13, 2018March 13, 2018

Wild Life

Visitors to Wadi Rum usually see very few animals because most desert creatures are nocturnal, to avoid the daytime sun, and many of the larger ones are now reduced to very low numbers. However, if you take the time to look carefully, you are likely to encounter a number of interesting birds, insects and reptiles...

Local people
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March 13, 2018March 13, 2018

Local people

Bedouins Virtually all the people living in and around Wadi Rum are of Bedouin origin and, until recently, led nomadic lives, relying on their goat herds. They belong to seven tribal groups, of which the three largest are the Zalabia tribe who make up the majority of people living in Rum Village (see Rum map);...

Things to see and do
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March 13, 2018March 13, 2018

Things to see and do

Exploring the protected area You can explore Wadi Rum in several ways: by jeep, by camel, by horse or on foot. If you want more challenging pursuits like climbing and trekking, see Adventure Seekers. Jeep tours are the quickest way to see the well-known scenic and archaeological sites. There are 19 of these sites of interest...

Wadi Rum
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March 13, 2018March 13, 2018

Wadi Rum

Wadi Rum is a protected area covering 720 square kilometers of dramatic desert wilderness in the south of Jordan. Huge mountains of sandstone and granite emerge, sheer-sided, from wide sandy valleys to reach heights of 1700 meters and more. Narrow canyons and fissures cut deep into the mountains and many conceal ancient rock drawings etched...