Hiking in the Wadi Rum

I did a couple of easy-moderate hikes in Wadi Rum. Wadi Rum is a brilliant place to hike. You get hikes of varying difficulty levels in Wadi Rum. Jebel Al-Hash and Jebel Burdah come somewhere in between. Other than these there are unlimited opportunities for small hikes everywhere.

1. Jebel Burdah: Not the easiest hike, you have climb over(and climb down) boulders, and you need a strong core to lift your entire body  over rocks, at places. There are a couple of places where there’s really no “flat” place to keep your fee, and you need a rope. But other than that, it’s a beautiful hike, worth doing.  And it’s hardly time consuming, I did not go up the Arch(actually I could have, it wasn’t too difficult), just a few hours of the day.

The tough part climbing Jebel Burdah

The tough part climbing Jebel Burdah

 

2. Jebel Al-Hash

The hike was brilliant!! And quite easy. Totally different environs, as compared with Wadi Rum,so a must see. You go through pastures and walk up through flower beds and greenery,there are even springs up here. And the view and wind from the top is phenomenal. My guide, Ali, showed me plenty of fossils, different desert plants, so the whole trek was a great experience.

Up the windy Jebel Al Hash

Up the windy Jebel Al Hash

Up the windy Jebel Al Hash

Up the windy Jebel Al Hash

Up the Jebel Al Hash

Up the Jebel Al Hash

White camels on the way

White camels on the way

 

Other than these, there are several small hikes, walks one can take up, you can ask your guide for them.

 

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