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Wadi Araba Desert, Aqaba

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The vast expanse of Wadi Araba Desert--a part of the Great Rift Valley that stretches from Aqaba to the Dead Sea--features a pristine semi-arid and sandy landscape. A number of tourist agencies in Aqaba offer tours of the desert, which you can brave on foot, in a jeep, or even on the back of a horse or camel. Enjoy the tranquility of the remote uninhabited desert while you roam among sand dunes and interesting rock formations. Most of the guided tours offer a chance to camp out in the desert overnight and visit a Bedouin camp. Put Wadi Araba Desert into our Aqaba vacation trip planner and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • Went to Wadi Rum from agency Wonders located in Tala Bay Bay ($ 55 per person), to compare Pegasus have 118 dollars! In my opinion not a very interesting excursion for those who traveled through the desert in Dubai and Tunis)))) for those who are interested in a ride with the wind in open jeeps, chassis completely! The driver makes two stops for photographs. Then dinner at a Bedouin village. Honestly, I thought that it would be something to show, but ... Alas it was not. It is a pity. So a strong foursome this excursion. And of course, if you go to prosites' Mahmoud, and can be contacted in advance and arrange excursions to vajberu + 962790577456.
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  • Unmissable sights, must to see, it is only 70 kilometers - one hour drive from Aqaba. The desert, the mountains, the village were amazing there!  more »
  • It's a strange thing to travel from a green part of the planet to a red one that feels like another planet. The experience is obviously a highlight for most people. Jeep tour, dinner, night in the des...  more »