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Wadi Rum

Jordan Climbing. Sandstone paradise and Petra hike

Dreaming of climbing and hiking around the sandstone peaks of the Wadi Rum area? Come and join 4 days of rock climbing and hiking in the red stone paradise and the mythical Petra!

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Jordan Climbing. Sandstone paradise and Petra hike
Jordan Climbing. Sandstone paradise and Petra hike

Time & Location

29 Nov 2023, 06:00 GMT+4 – 03 Dec 2023, 13:00 GMT+4

Wadi Rum, Wadi Rum Village, Jordan

About the Event

OVERVIEW

Climbers from all over the world dream about climbing the sandstone peaks of the Wadi Rum area – a UNESCO World Heritage Site – but few of them have the occasion of transforming that dream into reality. The remarkable historical heritage, a warm climate, off-the-beaten track climbing routes, and extremely hospitable locals are just some of the many features that make Jordan a unique and authentic rock-climbing destination. Prepare to dive into the unknown for a once-in-a-lifetime experience with the precious support and competence of the Bedouins of Wadi Rum – your guides for the trip – who have decade-long history and expertise in climbing in the country.

Here are some photos of a past trip we organized there: Wadi Rum, Jordan! A lush of colours and rock. (norushnopause.com)

FOR WHO IS THIS

This trip is for best for people with at least a basic outdoor experience. The trip is led by a rock climbing instructor which will show you the sites and can help you setting up top ropes. 

If you are an experience rock climbing, still this trip is for you and you can enjoy leading your routes!

The places we will visit are sport climbing sites, with chances to practice your trad climbing skills.

If you don't have a rock climbing experience, you can still join us and give it a try, supervised by the instructor.

There will be also various other activities for non-climbers, such as the Petra Hike but also jeep tours, horse rididing or camel riding and hiking in Wadi Rum (extra small costs apply for these).

PROGRAM

Day 1 - Wed 29 Nov - Arrival in Jordan and direct to climbing 

The first day we will be leaving Abu Dhabi at 6am to arrive in Aqaba at 8h40 am. From there we shall get the vehicles ready and set off directly to Wadi Rum. Aiming to reach by late morening for a first warmup climbing session in the afternoon and get then accommodation into our Bedouin camp with Omar, our local Bedouin guide, where a typical Jordanian dinner will be waiting for us.

Day 2 and 3 - Thu 30 & Fri 1 Dec - Full days of climbing

They will be days fully dedicated to sport climbing in different locations of Wadi Rum, supervised by our certified instructor and accompanied by our local guide Omar. The day starts with a proper breakfast at the camp, to then set off for the climbing walls and come back at evening for a chilled camp and dinner.

Day 4 - Sat 2 Dec - Visit Petra 

We will leave the camp early morning direction Petra, which is a 3 hours drive. We will visit the Petra valley with a 2-3 hours hike down to the Monastery and back. Then we drive back towards Aqaba for a last night chilled in night vibes of Aqaba.

Day 4 - Sun 3 Dec - Return to UAE 

Breakfast and return back to Aqaba airpot for our fligt back to Abu Dhabi.

LOGISTICS

Accomodation - Bedouin Camp in Wadi Rum desert

Your basecamp for the trip will be the Bedouin Outdoors Camp - a small family camp inside the Wadi Rum protected area, just ca 5km from the Wadi Rum village. The camp is eco-friendly: the water is brought directly from the Lawrence Spring and the food is cooked by the local Bedouins. 

The accomodation is in private tents shared by two people, with twin beds. Central camp toilette with hot showers.

There is a central area at the camp where the meals are served, meeting place, shisha and all day refreshments.

Pics of our camp: https://www.tripadvisor.com/Attraction_Review-g12908257-d15148007

Flights

Flight booking and price is not included in the event and needs to be arranged by the participants.

Wizz Air, Abu Dhabi Aqaba 6:00-8h40 on 29 Nov, Aqaba/Abu Dhabi 09:15-13:05 on 3 Dec.

We reccomed these flights but you are free to book something else, as long as you are at the meeting point before we arrive and leave after our last day.

THE PRICE 

2,900 dhs per person

Whats Included

  • A once-in-a-lifetime experience!
  • Breakfasts & Dinners
  • 3-nights accommodation in shared room in Bedouin camp + 1 night in Aqaba hotel (shared room)
  • (if you need a private room, that's possible, at extra total fee of 700 AED)
  • 3.5 days of sport climbing and one day hiking in Petra
  • Jordan Pass (includes 1 day hiking in Petra, Joran Visa fee)
  • 24/7 local bedouin guide
  • Airport transfers
  • Transport to activities
  • Rock-Climbing Instructor

What’s not included

  • Flights
  • Lunch meals, snacks and water
  • Travel Declaration form for Jordan: https://www.visitjordan.gov.jo/form/
  • Climbing and hiking equipment (can be rented on advanced request)
  • Activity and travel Insurance
  • Jordan Visa process (only fee is covered by the Jordan pass). But you have to cater for your own visa. Most nationalities get a visa on arrival. Pls check before traveling.
  • Everything not specified in the paragraph “what is included"

ACTIVITY DIFFICULTY LEVEL

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