Bedouin, ecologically, spiritually, and historically oriented vacation village. Campers , guests, and visiting tourists will enjoy a local Bedouin village for over night stays and nightly entertainment in a magical Bedouin atmosphere.
 
With an objective to nurture and promulgate the local Bedouin culture and community as well as the environment through creativity; preservation of the Bedouin .Magic. and ecology, development, and training, the local Ammarin Tribe runs the camp.
 
Nightly programs are available for camping guests as well as other visitors. Programs include authentic music, dance, and food and beverages, herbs, and frankincense. All the Ammarin employees are at your disposal to give you the best service and help throughout your stay. Their ever present Welcome! personal charm, warm smiles, patience, and caring attitude all contribute to make your stay unforgettable.
 
For the Ammarin it in not just a job - it is a way of life.
 

Guests will be required to listen to a short lecture on the rules of the site that will strictly be about the cleanliness of the campsite as well as the entire reserve. All guests will enjoy local food as well as other food and beverage items that are placed on shelves in the kitchen area and take what they need, making a list of what they have taken and pay at the end of their stay.

 

Vegetation & Wild Life

 

    
Location:

Beidha (10 km. North of Petra) Archeological Reserve in soft sandy enclave area of 20 square km (Wadi Al-Amti.) Only 200 m. from Little Petra (Sig Albarid) archeological site.

N 030º 22.880

E 035º 26.954

See Beidha on the map

 

 
Capacity:

         90 guests and can be increased to 150 upon demand

         350 guests in the large common area.

    
Beidha: (Click here to download PDF brochure) (Acor Newsletter)

The history of the Sarah (Sherah Mountains) were Petra lies is still almost elusive. Traces of Palaeolithic man in the form of the usual hand axes have been found on some of the higher mountain slopes, but in a remote and very inaccessible valley in the heart of the mountain.

 

The rock shelter of the Upper Palaeolithic Period, probably about 10,000 B.C. where prehistoric man had apparently for at last part of each year over a considerable period of time. A number of Neolithic village sites in the neighborhood, El Beidha to the north of Petra, which turned out to be as important as Jericho for the history of this remote period, about 7000 B.C. Here was a scarified of village, six in all, with finely built houses and workshops; bone and stone tools and weapons were recovered, and there is evidence of trade with faraway Asia Minor and the Mediterranean coast. Casual surface finds of flints have been made before in Petra, but this is the first time that actual settlements and dwelling-places of the period have been discovered.

 

Neolithic Trail: Visit the website

 
   
   

  
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