Wadi Rum in Jordan: Best Camps & Ultimate Planning Guide

Wadi Rum is home to the Bedouin, who have lived through this wide valley for generations.

To inspire your next Jordanian adventure, here’s our guide to exploring this beautiful part of the country and choosing the perfect Wadi Rum Camp for your trip.


Wadi Rum is located in the south of Jordan, hidden amongst the red sands and rocky landscapes of the desert.

Where is Wadi Rum?

The History of Wadi Rum

The Nabataeans are the first known group to have made Wadi Rum their home, having left behind Petroglyphs carved into the cliffs.

Beyond Wadi Rum Camp

The campsite offers excellent value in wonderfully authentic Bedouin-style tents that sit out under the red rocks of the valley.

Wadi Rum Bedouin Camp

The camp arranges a huge variety of tours and activities and you can learn more about the Bedouin lifestyle as you explore the desert sands by camel or in a four by four.

Wadi Rum Bubble Luxhotel

This is a glamping site, so you’ll be living in luxury, while the panoramic bubble lets you really enjoy the night sky and the sunrise from the comfort of your bed.

Memories Aicha Luxury Camp

The large canvas tents offer a fantastic level of comfort and amenities, while the location ensures that you’re surrounded by dark night skies for stargazing.

Sun City Camp

Sun City Camp has a great range of activities to help you explore Wadi Rum, from learning about Bedouin culture to off-roading in the sand dunes.

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