Wadi Rum

T. E. LAwrence of Arabia and Sharif Faisal Bin Hussien Based their headquarters in Wadi Rum during the Arab revolt against Ottomans in world war I. It joined the UNESCO World Heritage Site List, under both the naturla and cultural significance categories. A maze of monolithic rockscapes rise up from the desert floor to heights of 1,750m creating a natural challenge for serious mountaineers. HIkers can enjoy the tranquillity of the boundless empty spaces.

Visitors should head the Visitors' Center where, a part from visitors' facilities, they can hire 4x4 vehiclel, together with driver and/or guide, and then drive for two or three hours to expolre some of the best known sites. Alternatively, they can hire a camel and guide. The duration of the trip can be arranged beforehand through the visitors' center. For those looking for an adventure, there are various aero sports activities, such as experiencing the breathtaking natural rock formations from a hot air balloon, or one of the many diffrent aircrafts.

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