Wadi Araba Desert, Aqaba

4.5
#2 of 9 in Parks in Al Aqabah Governorate
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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  • Prices and ways to get there differ depends on where you are coming from. Negotiate the prices! we had a 4x4 tour and then had a dinner with traditional cooked food. Great time!  more »
  • We visited the desert before the sunrise, was something unbelievable!! Is was like you see the sunrise from the moon ! Before we made some stops to see some highlights!! Next time we will arrange to.....  more »
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  • Lovely for camping, off road trips, amazing desert scenery
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