Middle east

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Accommodation with real Bedouin lifestyle, small tents in the mountains of (Little Petra and Wadi Araba desert in the vicinity of Petra /or Wadi Rum). Accommodation is in tents. Food is prepared on the fire, using the ancient Bedouin traditional ways, and enjoyed later together around the campfire. Transportation from the Bedouin village in Petra to the campsite in Little Petra, Wadi Araba and Wadi Rum is also included in the price While being with the guide, it is also possible to take part in organized desert tours all over Jordan (Wadi Araba, Wadi Ram) or some of the main touristic attractions (Petra, Aqaba, etc.),

How to get to the Bedouin village in Petra from the bus station in Wadi Musa: take a taxi for about 2JD. When you reach the Bedouin village to (omsayhoun) near to the mosque, ask your way to Nawaf house (Bedouins are nice people that would be willing to help you); my house is next to the mosque.

From Petra, the Bedouin village is very near, and can be easily reached by walking When meeting at the Bedouin village in Petra, any excessive luggage can be left at my home in bedouin village. From there you will be taken by jeep or pickup-truck to the Bedouin camp. If needed and agreed beforehand, a pickup from Wadi Musa can be arranged

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