Petra Tour with Overnight in Aqaba – 1 Day

Petra Tour with Overnight in Aqaba – 1 Day

Starts in: Eilat | Available: every day
Guided Tour
Air Conditioned Transport
Entrance Fees Included
Expert Tour Guide
2 day tour
$245/ person
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Our one-day tour to Petra with an overnight in Aqaba is an amazing way to experience Jordan. You will be picked up in Eilat and depart to your adventure and explore the ‘Lost City of Petra’, one of the Seven Wonders of the World. Enjoy a comprehensive tour with our local expert and discover all the major highlights. After enjoying some free time, you will return to Aqaba, where you will spend the night. Experience Aqaba the next morning on your own and return to Eilat in the afternoon. Our one-day tour to Petra with an overnight in Aqaba departs every day and offers travelers the option to stay in Aqaba for a night.

If you’d like to spend a second night in Aqaba after your tour, there is a tour available with this option as well. The Jordanian visa fee of $60 is not required if you stay for 2 or more nights in Jordan. If you choose to spend two nights in Aqaba, the total cost of your tour will be similar to the cost of the one-day tour from Eilat.

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Visa arrangement service included
Small groups of max 25 people
Includes $130 worth of entry fees

Petra Tour with Overnight in Aqaba – 1 Day Highlights


Discover the beautiful city of Petra with a local tour guide, including the Siq, Obelisk Tomb, Calligraphy, Treasury, Jabal Madbach (sacrificial palace), Tombs, Theater, Mountaintop Tombs


Enjoy some free time in Aqaba


Cross from Eilat to Jordan with the assistance of our team


Take the chance to explore Petra on you own

Petra Tour with Overnight in Aqaba – 1 Day Itinerary

Day 1 - 7:45 – Pick up from Eilat
  • You will be picked up from 1 of our 4 centralized pickup points (within 5 min walk of almost every Eilat hotel).
08:00 – Border crossing into Jordan with our border assistance (via the Arava Border Crossing)
09:00 – Admire the wonderful views along the Jordanian Desert highway to the city of Petra stopping on the way for a view of Mt Haroun (Aaron's Tomb)
11:30 – Arrive in Petra, begin tour of the UNESCO Heritage Site
14:00 – Discover Petra on your own during free time
16:00 – Meet at the exit of Petra and drive back to your hotel in Aqaba
  • End your day in the hotel in Aqaba and explore the city at the shores of the Red Sea on your own
Day 2 - 18:30 Pick up from your hotel in Aqaba and transfer to the border crossing
Day 2 - 19:00 – Cross back into Israel and transfer to Eilat, drop off at a centralized location
NB - all timings on Petra Tour with Overnight in Aqaba – 1 Day are approximate
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Important Details

Transfer from Eilat to the border and back to Eilat
Transportation to all sites in Jordan
Hand-picked expert tour guide
$70 worth of entry fees to Petra
Border assistance
Hotel in Aqaba including breakfast on day 2
Lunch in a local restaurant
Border fee of US$65 which should be paid in credit card on the Israeli side and visa fee of $60 which should be paid in cash on the Jordanian side
Meals and drinks not mentioned
Personal travel insurance
What to Bring
Walking shoes
Hat and sunscreen
Essential Information
Our tour departs as early as possible to ensure timely arrival to the border crossing. By arriving first, this means a quick crossing procedure and more time spent in Petra
Pickup is from centralized locations in Eilat in order to optimize time and arrive at the border early. This enables our group to enjoy Petra up to an hour longer
Guided tour portion in Petra will have a maximum of 25 passengers, however transportation may be with more passengers. Transportation may be shared as larger vehicles are more comfortable and accommodating
Our Petra tour aims to include approximately 4-6 hours in Petra, including 2 hours guided tour and free time.
Languages: tour language is English every day. Guiding in other languages (Russian, Italian, Spanish, French, German, Portuguese, Chinese, Japanese, Hebrew, Romanian, Bulgarian) is available. Please contact us for pricing
Please note, border fees and visa fees are NOT included in the tour price and are paid directly at the border, in cash. Border fee is for departure tax from Israel, the departure tax for operated groups from Jordan, arrangement, and preparation of Jordan visa, assistance service from border representative on departure from Israel, assistance service from border representative on arrival in Jordan and assistance service from border representative on departure from Jordan
Israeli passport holders (or holders of dual passports with an Israeli passport) must use their Israeli passport at every border crossing
To properly arrange your visa, it is critical that you provide us with your passport details before your tour starts
Please note that religious items are not allowed in Jordan. Do not bring them with you to the tour as it may cause issues crossing the border.
We are able to arrange visa for most nationalities (including USA, Canada, all European countries, Australia, New Zealand, Mexico, Brazil, Singapore, Japan, China, India). Certain nationalities are required to arrange a visa in advance. Please contact us in case of questions
Please note that during Ramadan the tour itinerary will change due to earlier closure of the border
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