Private Tour of Wadi Rum Star Wars from Aqaba

6 Ratings
  • Live Guide
  • Day Trip
  • Pickup Service
  • Private Tour
  • E-Ticket
  • 4 hr

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.

Itinerary Details

Operated by: Zaid Tours and Travel

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Wadi Rum Protected Area

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: 30 minutes

Stop At: Wadi Rum Village

Photo shoot at The Martian and Star Wars: The Rise of Sky Walker 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 & 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

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

Duration: 2 hour

Stop At: Wadi Rum Protected Area

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
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