Practical Information

Practical Information


This section is dedicated to practical information about the Wadi Rum Village. This includes getting to Wild Wadi Rum, some information about when you arrive like entrance fees and where to meet. Furthermore, if you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Getting There

Set 30km off the highway from Aqaba to Amman, Wadi Rum can be reached by bus.

First, from Aqaba, it takes about 1 hour and there are daily local buses except on Friday which departs at about midday, 12:00PM. Alternatively the JETT bus leaves in the morning around 8:00AM.
Also, from Petra, it takes about 1.5 hours and there is only one daily bus which departs at 6:30AM.

Alternatively, contact us directly to assist with arrange a taxi from Aqaba (25JD), Petra (40JD), Elliat-Aqaba border, Amman or Amman Airport.

Entrance Fees in Wadi Rum

First of all, on arrival at the Visitor’s Center you will need to purchase a ticket to enter the Wadi Rum Protected Area. Adult tickets are 5JD and children under 12 enter for free.

Visitors entering in 4WD rental cars will be asked to pay an additional 25JD, however non-4WD vehicles enter for free. Furthermore, if you have the Jordan Pass ticket you do not have to pay the entrance fee.

When to Visit

The peak season for visiting Wadi Rum falls in early spring, especially around March and April and then again in late autumn October to November.

The winter months of December to February, see occasional snow on the mountains as well as strong winds which create spectacular cloud formations.

While the summer season of May to September, you will be able to enjoy long, mostly cloudless days. However it can be extremely warm during those months with temperatures above 40°C.

Consequently, a visit in Wadi Rum is highly rewarding at any time of the year!

Where to meet

The meeting point is Wadi Rum village, which has a few small supermarkets nearby.


Here, at our home we offer free parking in the Wadi Rum Village.

The Location of our meeting point in Google maps


Finally, we are looking forward to meeting you and showing you around the desert we call our home! Also, if you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.