Camps differences in Wadi Rum (Bedouin , Luxury & Bivouac Camping - Camping under the stars )

Camps differences in Wadi Rum (Bedouin , Luxury &  Bivouac Camping - Camping under the stars )

You should know that in Wadi Rum , there are different types of camps and here are below some thing you might find : 

 

1- Beoduin, Echo and/or Desert Camps :

Bedouin , Echo-friendly and desert camps are usually located in the Protected Area and Natural Reserve of Wadi Rum desert,  they are an eco-friendly camps, usually managed by Bedouins, offers  a traditional & real Bedouin experience. All tents are private (Single Tents, Twin/Double Tents, Triple Tents and quadruple Tents) equipped with mattresses, blankets and pillows. There are shared bathrooms with toilets and a shower. Also ,There is a small desk and extra space to hang clothes and store luggage. These camps offer easy access to major archaeological sites. Desert buggies, camel rides, and jeep safaris can be arranged … After a day out, guests can enjoy a traditional Bedouin meal by the campfire or in the communal tent , guests can enjoy the traditional Bedouin cuisine served at these camps . Guests are invited to help staff prepare a traditional meal according to local traditions. Also, you can relax by the camp fire in the evening. The traditional Bedouin meal cooked in these camp are : Zarb ( which is cooked under the sand ) , the Bedouin barbeque , Also Mansaf, Maqloba vegan and vegetarian options ... Tea, coffee and other hot beverages are offered all day. 

These camps have limited access to facilities : 

- The Hot water is limited , it might that you wont have the opportunity to have a shower , because the hot water is supplied by the solar system .

- There are bathrooms and showers but shared 

-The electricity is limited for few hours, not all the nights , so , it might you will have candles at night and lighthouse.

- You are there to experience the real Bedouin Life , it is 01 or few nights in life , you should do it ! 

- It is not allowed , By the UNISCO,  to have electricity to be there , it is a Protected Area by UNISCO . 

- Don’t expect a luxury life and luxury camp , it is the real life of Bedouin 

 

Examples of these camps : 

1- Classic Wadi Rum Camp : https://www.classicwadirumtours.com/products/our-bedouin-camps-classic-wadi-rum-camp-bedouin-quite-village-camp/

2- Wadi Rum Quiet Village Camp : https://www.wadirumquietvillage.com/

3- Bedouin Lifestyle Camp : https://www.bedouinlifestyle.com/

 

 2- Luxury Camps :

In the luxury camps , facilities are better and you will get more and more facilities in the desert ... 
Retreat to your private Bedouin style tent with its surrounding expanse of silken sand and luxurious accommodation. Wadi Rum luxury camps consist of fully equipped luxury tents, each spacious guest tent is luxurious furnished completed with comfortable king-size or twin beds, Bedouin sofa, mirrors, lamps, and the finest bed linens. All the furniture is hand-made. There is cozy relaxation area outside the tent to watch the stars at night. Electricity is provided in the guest tents in the evenings via solar power. Each tent has a private terrace with a fantastic view over the Wadi Rum Mountains.
 
Full of Stars Hotel in the Heart of a Wadi Rum Desert
These  rooms offer you the opportunity to sleep under starlit sky in beautifully decorated bubble rooms with endless views of the stunning Wadi Rum desert landscape. The bubble rooms are just one extension of the Wadi Luxury camps. These tents are available at extra charges 
In the Wadi Rum luxury camps , you will find a big luxury tents with a restaurant and lounge area. The tents is beautiful decorated with traditional Arabian furniture, and in these exclusive cozy surroundings you can relax and enjoy the view of the Wadi Rum Mountains.
 
Accommodation
- Private tents for accommodation with Double or Twin Beds, all with private bathrooms
  and  private terraces
-Extra Bed is available upon request
-Private accommodation in private tents exclusive for the clients (FIT or Groups)  inside the
  desert upon request
- 24 hours room service
-24 hours hot water
- Robes and slippers
- Closets and luggage rack
- 24/7/365 Security
-Modern Ladies and Gent’s toilet blocks.
-Shower cubicles, toilet cubicles, and sinks in the Gent’s.
-Shower cubicles, toilet cubicles, and sinks in the Ladies
-Both also have soap dispensers and mirrors
-The block is cleaned regularly and kept to a high standard.
 
Please note some tents are not available with private tent , the priority with advanced bookings .
 
Examples : 
- Wadi Rum (Luxury) Night Camp : https://www.wadirumnight.com 
- Bait Ali Lodge : https://www.baitali.com/ 
 
 
 3- Bivouac Camping - Camping under the stars :
 
This option is usually included as a part of one of our longer hiking tours, however we can offer this to people who wish to have a private evening 'free camping' in the Wadi Rum desert. We offer this in a number of different locations, which are usually selected according to the time of year, the weather & the tour you are taking. 
You spend the night around the fire with your guide, who will prepare everything for you, including dinner, on the fire.
This is free camping in the desert away from any tourists camps, and it can be called the 'real' Bedouin experience. 
We provide mattresses and blankets, you sleep in the open under the stars. Jerry Cans are provided with water for hand/ face washing etc. Bottled Water is provided for drinking.
This option does not have bathrooms because it is located in the wilderness area of Wadi Rum.  Please take care when going to the bathroom here to bury your waste and to burn or remove any paper you use. The desert is beautiful, lets all try to keep it that way!  We do not provide loo paper, sheets or towels.
 
We invite you to sleep under the stars with us! It is a truly original experience. Sleeping under the stars will remain one of your cherished memories of Wadi Rum as it is the suggested and preferred sleeping style for all our Bedouin guides. It is something that cannot be missed. From our campsite you are able to watch the sunset fall behind the horizon as the stars slowly become vibrant in the crystal clear night sky. 
 
We accommodate you with full bedding, mattress and plenty of blankets, so that you can enjoy the stars and your thoughts in the pleasure of complete comfort.
Come experience the tranquility and serenity of Wadi Rum. Camp among the remote crags, cliffs, and canyons that make up the world’s most beautiful desert. We provide everything you need for a magical night under the desert stars.
We offer a wide variety of tours including jeep, camel, and hiking tours, all of which involve camping in the open desert. Our experienced Bedouin guides are friendly, professional, and eager to share their knowledge and love of Wadi Rum and the desert lifestyle with you.
Wadi Rum is an experience unlike anything else on Earth, and the best way to experience it is spending your night in the vast and quiet desert away from the noise and lights of camps or tourists.
If you want to make your journey unforgettable and to feel a real authentic atmosphere of the desert, instead of staying in the tent, you can choose to sleep under the starts. You spend the evening around the fire with your guide, who will prepare everything for you, including your dinner and breakfast.
 
 
 
 
This option is usually included as a part of one of our longer hiking tours, however we can offer this to people who wish to have a private evening 'free camping' in the Wadi Rum desert. We offer this in a number of different locations, which are usually selected according to the time of year, the weather & the tour you are taking. 
You spend the night around the fire with your guide, who will prepare everything for you, including dinner, on the fire.
This is free camping in the desert away from any tourists camps, and it can be called the 'real' Bedouin experience. 
We provide mattresses and blankets, you sleep in the open under the stars. Jerry Cans are provided with water for hand/ face washing etc. Bottled Water is provided for drinking.
This option does not have bathrooms because it is located in the wilderness area of Wadi Rum.  Please take care when going to the bathroom here to bury your waste and to burn or remove any paper you use. The desert is beautiful, lets all try to keep it that way!  We do not provide loo paper, sheets or towels.
 
We invite you to sleep under the stars with us! It is a truly original experience. Sleeping under the stars will remain one of your cherished memories of Wadi Rum as it is the suggested and preferred sleeping style for all our Bedouin guides. It is something that cannot be missed. From our campsite you are able to watch the sunset fall behind the horizon as the stars slowly become vibrant in the crystal clear night sky. 
 
We accommodate you with full bedding, mattress and plenty of blankets, so that you can enjoy the stars and your thoughts in the pleasure of complete comfort.
Come experience the tranquility and serenity of Wadi Rum. Camp among the remote crags, cliffs, and canyons that make up the world’s most beautiful desert. We provide everything you need for a magical night under the desert stars.
We offer a wide variety of tours including jeep, camel, and hiking tours, all of which involve camping in the open desert. Our experienced Bedouin guides are friendly, professional, and eager to share their knowledge and love of Wadi Rum and the desert lifestyle with you.
Wadi Rum is an experience unlike anything else on Earth, and the best way to experience it is spending your night in the vast and quiet desert away from the noise and lights of camps or tourists.
If you want to make your journey unforgettable and to feel a real authentic atmosphere of the desert, instead of staying in the tent, you can choose to sleep under the starts. You spend the evening around the fire with your guide, who will prepare everything for you, including your dinner and breakfast.
 
 
Read more: https://www.classicwadirumtours.com/accommodation-we-use/sleeping-under-the-stars/