This Petra two day tour will offer the ultimate experience in ‘the lost city of Petra’, comprehensively guiding you through its fascinating and tumultuous past. Leaving Eilat, you’ll cross into Jordan and head
This Petra two day tour will offer the ultimate experience in ‘the lost city of Petra’, comprehensively guiding you through its fascinating and tumultuous past. Leaving Eilat, you’ll cross into Jordan and head north to Petra where you’ll enter with a short horse ride. Following this, you’ll be guided through this UNESCO World Heritage Site, one of the Seven Wonders of the World, along the way understanding how Petra became a hub of international trade some 2,000 years ago. You’ll experience local cuisine, and stay overnight in Petra. On day two, there will be more time to explore Petra, before heading south through Wadi Rum, to Aqaba where you’ll return into Israel.
This tour will continue to operate in 2018 with no need to pre-arrange a Jordanian visa
“The tour to Petra was great. Ahmad and Sam were both great.” -Gayle, USA
“Everything was incredible!” -Vanessa, Columbia
“I am glad to say that we were both satisfied from the trip indeed! We liked everything the package contained and enjoyed every moment.” -Roberto, Israel
Petra Tour Highlights
Collection from your hotel in Eilat, transfer to the border, and transfer to Petra.
Experience a guided tour of the ‘lost city of Petra’ and comprehensively explore the city, one of the Seven Wonders of the World including the Siq, Obelisk Tomb, Calligraphy, Treasury, Jabal Madbach (sacrificial palace), Tombs, Theater, Mountaintop Tombs
Eat lunch at authentic local restaurant
Stay overnight in a 3-star hotel in Petra (upgrade to a 4-star hotel available at extra cost or to a Bedouin camp at no extra cost)
Enjoy free time at Petra
Return to Eilat passing through Wadi Rum
Stop at Aqaba and visit its markets (time permitting)
Day 1 – 07:15 – Pick up from your Eilat accommodation
Day 1 – 08:00 – Border crossing into Jordan
Day 1 – 09:00 – Drive through desert
Day 1 – 11:30 – Guided tour of Petra, short horse ride (optional)
Day 1 – 15:30 – Lunch at local restaurant
Day 1 – 16:30 – Transported to local hotel in Petra and free evening
Day 2 – 08:00 – Breakfast in hotel, transport to Petra and free time to explore at leisure
Day 2 – 16:30 – Return to Aqaba, drive past Wadi Rum
Day 2 – 18:00 – Visit Aqaba and its markets
Day 2 – 19:30 – Return to Eilat
NB – All times are approximate, although we strive to stay on schedule. However, small delays can sometimes occur at the border, or other points on the tour.
Price includes: transportation to all sites from Eilat, entrance fees, lunch (excl. drinks), overnight accommodation, breakfast on day 2
Option to stay in Bedouin Camp instead of a hotel is possible for those who would like this experience
Price excludes: border fees (US$65 aprox paid in cash at the border), Jordanian visa fee of $60 for those who have not pre-arranged a visa, drinks
Single travelers will pay a $38 single supplement fee for stay in hotel
Pickup from any hotel in Eilat
Tour language is English every day.
Spanish, Russian or French guide is available daily for $90 per guide.