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Wadi Araba Desert, Aqaba

(4.7/5 based on 240+ reviews on the web)
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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  • The first thing that comes to mind is Lawrence of Arabia and Marlboro ads but is something more. A environment of chromatic white, yellow and red in a deep silence and surrounded of hills and sand mounted in Dromedary feeling his walking relaxing and leisurely. They are sensations that, with the passage of time when you remember it, don't forget you
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  • Ride on open jeeps left unforgettable impression from "Mars on Earth." magnificent sunset, a lovely dinner with Bedouins. Highly recommend
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  • we didn't really visit the desert araba with cammels or something, but did drive through it on the way to our destination. It looked so good. And the play of light we had it made it look like a faryta...  more »