Ain Ash – Shallaleh (Lawrence Spring)


Wadi Rum puts life into perspective; the desert of Wadi Rum magical beauty is astounding. There are a number of canyons worth seeing so any tour across them must capture your attention with its magic.

All at once, the magnificent  canyons changes colors from peach to red, with the same rocks doubling up as surfaces for inscriptions that point to civilizations from centuries ago.

The canyons are a convenient place to take a break while walking and enjoying the shade away from the heat of the sun

Ain Ash – Shallaleh (Lawrence Spring)

Ain Ash – Shallaleh, also known as Lawrence’s spring is just a short walk up the hillside from the Nabatean temple is an absolutely beautiful and tranquil place. Cool water runs from the mountains into a pool shaded with Ferns and small trees. It is so lustful and so green, a real oasis.

The spring was named after T.E.Lawrence better known as 'Lawrence of Arabia' due to the dashing role in the Arab Revolt during World War I.During World War I.

This spring on the edge of the open sands, is a regular stop for  4WD tours. Also it can be reached on a soft sand hike from the rest house; the walk takes about 1½ hours return. There are amazing views visitors can witness from this spot across the red rose sand dunes.

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