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. See Wadi Araba Desert and all Aqaba has to offer by arranging your trip with our Aqaba trip planner.
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  • Wadi Rum is an extraordinary place with one hand, calmly (when not kolesish even with a dozen jeeps near-thanks that we have been deprived of this "happiness") and peacefully, and on the other hand, very powerfully through the rocks, sky, sunset, the stars. Pleased and our sensory receptors-whatnot with goodies (tomatoes, potatoes, lamb, chicken) emerged from the sand, giving us the ability to fine dining, fully feeling the warmth and hospitality of local people Without competent organization the entire route by Magic Aqaba Tours namely Fadi this trip would be equated with ordinary Safari Desert. But his itinerary and program is simply gorgeous, a must-visit. P/S be sure to stay for the night! Such stars and such beauty not seen not in one corner of the world, and traveled enough to say so.
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  • The desert is doing amazing. Especially at night time. Red sand, rock bridges, mountains, as it has done with the chocolate. Recommend
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  • Maybe we are a bit spoiled and have seen too much in the world. Of course the dessert is very nice to see, but you will not be alone. Even in this start of the season period, it was very busy with car...  more »

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