Wadi Rum Balloon Tours

Wadi Rum landscapes are world famous, particularly the aerial shots, made famous on many films. Described as being reminiscent of Mars, and known as ‘the Valley of the Moon” for the unique imagery. Wadi Rum offers hot air balloon rides allowing visitors to drift over the desert and see the breathtaking landscapes. The Balloon rides start at sunrise to take advantage of the calm winds. The pleasant morning temperatures combine with great lighting to enjoy the cliffs and take photos.

Ballooning provides a unique view point of the vastness and otherworldly landscapes making it number 4 on our list of best things to do in Wadi Rum!

bedouin looks out at Wadi Rum desert

Sunrise Hot Air Balloon

Balloon trips depart each morning at sunrise from the launch site. As such guests will need to stay the previous night in the camp. Departure will be in the early hours of morning to reach the launch site in time for sunrise. The balloon tours last approximately 2 hours depending on the wind speed. Guests will return to the camp in the late morning for breakfast.

Hot air balloon is the activity most difficult to secure a place. Please contact us to a secure a place for ballooning well in advance. There is only 1 flight per day requiring aviation authority approval before take off. During spring and autumn and around holidays flights are regularly fully booked over a month in advance. To avoid disappointment please reserve this activity as far in advance as possible. 

Price: JOD130 p/p

*please book as early as possible to avoid disappointment

cliffs turn red as the sun sets in wadi rum desert jordan