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Walks & scrambles in Wadi Rum

Tony Howard

Walks & scrambles in Wadi Rum

a selection of traditonal Bedouin routes...

by Tony Howard

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Published by Al Kutba Publishers in Amman .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Jordan -- Description and travel.,
  • Wadi Rum (Jordan).

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesWalks and scrambles in Wadi Rum
    StatementTony Howard and Diana Taylor.
    ContributionsTaylor, Diana.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS154.9.W33 H69 1993
    The Physical Object
    Pagination52 p. :
    Number of Pages52
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16742555M

    Jordan is a fabulous hiking destination - from the green Mediterranean hills of the north to the desert wilderness of Petra and Wadi Rum, our hiking trips will take you through the country's most beautiful landscapes and introduce you to Jordan's historic sites, friendly people and excellent food. These are much appropriate durations for a great hike in Wadi Rum. We begin in these central parts described above, and continue towards the sumptuous mountains of the Southern Wadi Rum. Speaking of South, you can often read about the “white desert”. We will take you to places further South, such as Nughra, wadi Sabet, Dhadha, Um Ratha, El.

      Explore over km ( miles) of astonishing hiking trails in amazing landscapes:We have researched and tested thousands of trail kilometers / miles to find the best hiking spots in trails can be completed in hours as day trips from Amman, Wadi Rum village or Aqaba. Travel independently with the Hiking in Jordan Guidebook:Save valuable time when you plan your Reviews: Some of the most spectacular desert scenery in the world is found in the south of Jordan at Wadi Rum, a place of dramatic beauty which provides an ideal environment for trekking. Millennia of erosion have formed wonderful mountains (known as jebels) that rise out of the desert sands, creating exciting terrain that we explore from the valley bottom to the jebel tops.

    View deals for Star Walk Camp, including fully refundable rates with free cancellation. Wadi Rum Protected Area is minutes away. Breakfast, WiFi, and parking are free at this campground. All rooms have 4 bathrooms and hour room on: wadi rum, Wadi Rum.   9-Walk through the Canyon. Um Frouth Rock Bridge. Sunset view. Overnight in our Bedouin camp. Day 2 If you like to hike and scramble and see the world from ‘up there’, this Wadi Rum desert tour is for you. In the morning we hike and scramble Burdah rock bridge.


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Walks & scrambles in Wadi Rum by Tony Howard Download PDF EPUB FB2

I used the original version of this book, “Walks & Scrambles in Wadi rum”, which was published in If you can’t pick it up online, you should be able to find it at the Redwan Bookshop in Aqaba.

For general information on Wadi Rum try or Lonely Planet’s Jordan guidebook. Wadi Rum is famous for its extraordinary scenery and for being a key setting of T.E. Lawrence's account of his involvement with the Arab Rebellion ofSeven Pillars of Wisdom, which in turn became David Leans classic film Lawrence of Arabia, parts of which were filmed on location the real draw of Wadi Rum is its unique landscape of shifting red sand surrounding vast massifs and 88%.

Walks & Scrambles in Wadi Rum: A Selection of Traditional Bedouin Routes Through the Deserts and Mountains of Rum and to the Summit of Jordan's Highest Mountain Tony Howard, Diana Taylor Al. British climber Tony Howard has spent a lot of time exploring Wadi Rum, and has co-written with Di Taylor the excellent and detailed Treks & Climbs in Wadi Rum, Jordan and a pocket-sized version Walks & scrambles in Wadi Rum book Walks & Scrambles in Wadi Rum.

Treks and climbs around Wadi Rum are also mentioned in Howard and Taylor’s Walking in Jordan. Walks & Scrambles in Wadi Rum: A Selection of Traditional Bedouin Routes Through the Deserts and Mountains of Rum and to the Summit of Jordan's Highest Mountain Tony Howard, Diana Taylor Al Kutba Publishers, - 52 pagina's.

If you like to take your time to feel the desert, understand the authentic Bedouin life and discover Wadi Rum by walk, we advise you to stay at least 3 days and up. Notes. during any hiking program. There are some scrambles available if you like.

What is included: the jeep tour, hikes and walks. the both Bedouins guides. all Bedouin meals. You can continue further beside the Um Ishrin mountains, turning in through the fantastic Rakabat Canyon for a scramble right through its centre, back to Wadi Rum itself, conveniently near Rum village.

This is said to be a superb walk, a scramble in places, but the route is not easy and requires a guide unless you are hyper-experienced. This will walk you through the rich landscape of the Jordan, areas off the tourist rail, red valleys, and star-filled skies so that you can feel like a true nomad wandering from one place to another.

Whether you wish to explore the sand dunes of Wadi Rum or scramble up to a mountain peak along the way, at Wadi Rum Bedouin Camp, we have. British climbers Tony Howard and Di Taylor have spent much of their lives exploring and mapping the hiking, trekking and rock-climbing possibilities in Jordan.

Their books include the following: Treks & Climbs in Wadi Rum; Walks & Scrambles in Wadi Rum; Jordan: Walks, Treks, Caves, Climbs & Canyons; Walks, Treks, Climbs & Caves in Al Ayoun. If you like to hike and scramble and see the world from ‘up there’, this 1 day / 1 night Wadi Rum desert tour is for you.

In the morning we hike and scramble Burdah rock bridge. In the afternoon we take the jeep to visit some of the main sites in Wadi Rum desert.

At the end of the day, you watch the sun set. Wadi Rum desert is a stunning place to visit. If you are looking for an authentic tour given by local Bedouins, Wadi Rum Nomads tours and camp are highly recommended. We spent 2 nights at their Bedouin- like camp and enjoyed the tea, food, and music.

We did 2 day tours - one visiting different sites in the desert and another one was a hike. After the climb and scramble day in Wadi Rum ascending our first Jebel we begin the main challenge of trekking to Jebel Um Adaami close to the Saudi Arabia border, walking for hours through the desert with Bedouin for 3 days including a jeep transfer.

This allows you to hike and scramble (on an easy level) along much more interesting and beautiful ways, quite hard to find alone, and without having to return to the jeep. Our favourite hikes mainly consist in crossing the rocky mountains along narrow and wild canyons, or up to tops offering incredible panoramas of Wadi Rum.

During this tour, we will guide you through the highest summits in Wadi Rum desert on a series of hikes and rock scrambles. Please note that you will not need any climbing equipment, but will need the strength and endurance to walk for hours per day in the mountains.

Jordan – Walks, Treks, Caves, Climbs and CanyonsAuthor: Tony Howard, Di TaylorLanguage: EnglishThis guidebook to Jordan describes a variety of walks, treks, caves, climbs and canyons in this wonderful landscape, based around Pella, Ajloun, the Dead Sea Hills, Dana, Petra and Wadi Rum.

Covers Jordan`s newly created nature is a land of unexpected beauty and great variety. Wadi Rum offers an endless number of hiking and scrambling opportunities for active travelers.

Whether it is a peaceful walk through the soft sands or a lengthy scramble up to a mountain peak, there is something for everyone in our desert. No matter which route you take, Wadi Rum is certain to imprint itself in your memory. The 2-days and 2-nights Wadi Rum desert tour Wadi Sabet is for active travelers who love to hike and scramble and visit both the famous and off the beaten track places.

The first day we go on a jeep tour to visit some of the most famous sites in the. It describes routes in Jordan - half- to one-day walks and multi-day treks, including 30 canyon routes and 5 climbing areas, 24 desert and mountain walks and scrambles in Wadi Rum and.

Books for Hikers and Backpackers ( Edition) Websites for Hikers and Backpackers; Environment. Keep on Track; Leave No Trace Camping; Tag: Walks & Scrambles in Wadi Rum.

Wadi Rum | Jordan, Posted on October 2. It describes routes in Jordan - half- to one-day walks and multi-day treks, including 30 canyon routes and 5 climbing areas, 24 desert and mountain walks and scrambles in Wadi Rum and information on how to get to Jordan, when to go, what to take, and everything you need to know about the routes.

A guide to treks and climbs in Wadi Rum, Jordan, one of the world's leading desert climbing and trekking areas. The book includes thorough visiting information and an extensive selection of explorations, treks and climbs both trad and sport at all grades.

Includes all massifs in Rum plus outlying areas.Day 3 Wadi Rum scramble and climb challenge. Pick up and transfer to Wadi Rum village.

Arrive to relax by the pool at Bait Ali camp. Wadi rum is not only famous for trekking but also climbing. After lunch try a climbing or abseil challenge and visit Rakebat Canyon through the massif of Jebel Um Ishrin.

Camel ride optional. Bait Ali Lodge with pool. Book a "Martian Dome" at this Family-Friendly Tourist Camp Martian domes at SunCity (Photo courtesy of SunCity Camp) SunCity Camp is an established favorite among tourists in Wadi large camp has a variety of accommodations (including family-size, tented chalet suites) and lots of activities, making it a top choice for big tour groups and travelers with kids.