Joining the Fishermen tour with Osama in Aqaba is a unique way to learn about traditional fishing practices and gain hands-on experience. Starting from the fisher's port, you'll be guided by Osama through the fishing process using traditional methods and techniques. Afterward, you'll visit the fish market to discover the various types of fish caught in Aqaba and their uses in local cuisine.
Additionally, you'll have the chance to participate in a cooking session with Osama, where you'll learn how to prepare and cook fish using traditional recipes and ingredients. This experience is ideal for those interested in exploring the local fishing culture and culinary traditions of Aqaba.
Osama is a 22-year-old who identified the lack of job opportunities and security as the biggest struggle for youth in his community. In 2021, he started a project to provide engaging cultural and educational tours of Aqaba to tourists. These tours offer unique activities that allow tourists to fully experience the local culture, which they may not have been able to do without the help of locals. Osama aims to create a unique experience for tourists and expand the team to provide job opportunities for the youth in his community. He also plans to increase the number of tours offered.