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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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  • We had a two hour ride through the desert with a tour group recently, and we really enjoyed the sights. The area is magnificent, the rock formations really interesting, and this is something worth the...  more »
  • Wadi rum doesn't have much to see,just a jeep safari and 3 4 points to see. Living there was not very comfortable to me. Its quite cold in february so staying there is not a good option  more »
  • As I am sure others have written that the view is magnificent and a place not to be missed. I would of course concur. It is a nice peaceful location or at least our group was taken to a location with ...  more »