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Wadi Rum: Saleh's Safari Camp -- for wadirumtours

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Saleh's Safari Camp, in the heart of Wadi Rum, at the foot of Jebel Khazali, wadirumtous start here!
in the heart of the Wadi Rum protected area
1 of 31Saleh's Safari Camp, in the heart of Wadi Rum, at the foot of Jebel Khazali, wadirumtous start here!
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6 bedrooms
3 bathrooms
16 guests
1 night minimum
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First have a look at Saleh's wadirumtours web-site -- you will see why Wadi Rum is one of the most special locations in the world!! Then notice how many 5*-star reviews Saleh has been awarded here on this site. Now you know why you must reorganise your visit to Jordan so you can stay overnight after a memorable day touring in Rum. You're also choosing to make a difference! Not only is this the most cost-effective luxury bed-and-breakfast in Jordan, but it's also pioneering, community-tourism with a wonderful bedouin family! The money you spend goes directly to them. Your accommodation is quite simply a luxury bedouin tent -- a careful blend of the traditional and modern. It's like stepping into a Lawrence of Arabia movie, settling around the camp fire to the passing sounds of camels...First have a look at Saleh's wadirumtours web-site -- you will see why Wadi Rum is one of the most special locations in the world!! Then notice how many 5*-star reviews Saleh has been awarded here on this site. Now you know why you must reorganise your visit to Jordan so you can stay overnight after a memorable day touring in Rum. You're also choosing to make a difference! Not only is this the most cost-effective luxury bed-and-breakfast in Jordan, but it's also pioneering, community-tourism with a wonderful bedouin family! The money you spend goes directly to them. Your accommodation is quite simply a luxury bedouin tent -- a careful blend of the traditional and modern. It's like stepping into a Lawrence of Arabia movie, settling around the camp fire to the passing sounds of camels! and eating fresh from the bar-b-q. Next door, camouflaged into the rocks is a newly-built small shower and WC block, with ceramic tiles, a proper sit-down loo and running water (though please do not use too much). There are three sleeping areas, each with beds and lots of fleece blankets You have a choice. Either one of the small cluster of romantic, bedouin tents in the heart of the Wadi Rum protected area, (9 kms or so from Rum village but still within mobile-phone reach), or there's a more modern camp within Rum village itself, more sheltered and with an open fire, high-speed wifi and extra insulation. In either case, you will have the chance to sample the wonderful food cooked by Saleh's wife Alia -- this is unique in Rum, many of the other camps use imported, non-bedouin cooks; it's not the same! Saleh and Alia are running a family-friendly family business! More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
To enjoy your visit to the full, you should be interested in other cultures and other ways of life. . . with Saleh and his family you won't only be exploring one of the most special, tranquil places on earth but you will experience bedouin culture, hospitality and history. Please don't waste water (though we do have proper showers and bathrooms); move around quietly and respectfully and share your thoughts and responses with Saleh and his family.
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About the Owner
Tudor L
Languages spoken:English, Dutch
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:November 2009
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Reviewed April 19, 2020

We visited the impressive Wadi Rum with my girlfriend as part of a longer vacational trip in the middle east and decided to do it with Saleh because of the reviews and the great website they have. As nature lovers we preferred to stay away...More

Date of stay: May 2019
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Reviewed April 11, 2020

We made a trip to Wadi Rum from Aqaba end February. As we did not go with a travel package we tried organize all trips beforehand from Europe and found Saleh on the Internet. It was a wonderful experience and we would highly recommend Saleh,...More

Date of stay: February 2020
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Reviewed March 8, 2020

After visiting Sahara last year, we were looking forward to explore wadi rum! We organised our tour with a Bedouin family (Wadi Rumors). Saleh welcomed us at the gate and then drove us to his house. There he welcomed us with a tea, we met...More

Date of stay: February 2020
Thank chicco785
Reviewed March 5, 2020

Saleh and his brother Ati did their best to make my adventures in Wadi Rum unforgettable. Saleh’s wife cooked wonderful meal too. Overall, I had great time there.

Date of stay: February 2020
Thank 47lixina
Reviewed March 1, 2020 via mobile

We had our day family trip in the desert at the end of fabruary. In the camp there was only our family. The whole trip we were accompanied by the owner's son. We climbed the mountains, used a snowboard to go down the dunes. At...More

Date of stay: February 2020
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Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Air Conditioning
Balcony
Grill
Suitable For Children Under 5
Fireplace
Internet Access
Private Yard
Secure Parking
Terrace
Wi-Fi
Horse Riding Nearby
Hiking Trips
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
A Winter Sun Getaway
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About the neighborhood
Rum village itself is nothing special. A typical collection of concrete-block houses, each with its own busy back-yard for keeping chickens or goats or camels, or maintaining and repairing aging Toyota Land Cruisers. There are a couple of very local restaurants and supermarkets and an air of constant activity. But the glory of Rum is the location, set in what Lawrence of Arabia called 'this processional way greater than imagination. . .[the walls] in crags like gigantic buildings' -- for more descriptions see our own web-site below. Wadi Rum beyond the village is, to many people, one of the most special places on earth. It is somewhere just to be and to experience and to develop a relationship with nature and human transience that is impossible almost anywhere else. It is a perfect ...
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