Help in a bedouin camping and learn about their life in Wadi Rum, Jordan desert.

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Jordan

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    22/01/2020

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  • Description

    Description

    After several years working with tourists in the beautiful desert of Wadi Rum in Jordan, I've got a big experience as a guide.

    My name is Atayek Hamad, from the tribe of Zalabieh and i grew up in the desert where my parents are still living in.

    I am very proud of my bedouin culture and I like to share it with the foreigners who are going to visit my area.

    Very good driver, well experimented as trekking guide, I speak and understand english good enough and I want to communicate my passion of the desert to the others.

    I know many beautiful places where you can contemplate the red landscape of Wadi Rum, on the top of the highest mountains of the place for example. I will show you the tracks of animal drawings on the sand, I will tell you about our wild bedouin life here, I will lead you through unknown canyons and roads. We will share together the pleasure of being in such an amazing place.

    You can decide to sleep under a bedouin tent in a camp, or outside in the moonlight, you can decide if you prefere to visit Wadi Rum by jeep or by feet, I will adapt my tour to everyone, because each one has his own rythm, each one have different wishes.

    I am sure you'll spend an unforgetable moment with us in our desert.

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Gardening
    Building
    Farmstay
    Other
    Help in the house
    Animal care
    Helping with Tourists
    Language practice
    Help with Computers / internet

  • Help

    Help

    Volunteers are also expected to help me with tourists doing translations and also explaining about the region and the tours.
    There`s also some work to be done with some water dams that have being abandoned for a while and are now full of sand that must be shoveled away to store again water from the rainy season for ours animals.

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    Speak Arabic and English And a little French

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    Volunteers can choose between sleeping in the Bedouin camps in the desert or in a private comfortable room next to the family house with outside toilet and hot shower.

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    One

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    Hours expected

    Maximum 4 hrs

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