Petra 2 Day Tour from Eilat

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Petra 2 Day Tour from Eilat

Starts in: Eilat | Available: every day
Guided Tour
Air Conditioned Transport
Accommodation Included
Entrance Fees Included
Expert Tour Guide
2 day package
English
From
$299/ person
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Our Petra Two Day Tour from Eilat offers 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 have the option of taking a short horse ride. Following this, you’ll be guided through this UNESCO World Heritage Site, one of the Seven Wonders of the World, learning along the way how Petra became a hub of international trade some 2,000 years ago. You’ll see the highlights of Petra with our English-speaking guide, and stay overnight in Petra. On day two, there will be free time to explore Petra at your leisure, delving further into the magical city with the chance to visit more sites ,like the Monastery, before heading south through Wadi Rum, to Aqaba where you’ll return into Israel. This two-day tour in Jordan offers extensive time to discover the endlessly captivating Nabatean city of Petra.

This tour includes $ 130 worth of entry fees to Petra!

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“The tour to Petra was great. Ahmad and Sam were both great.”    -Gayle, USA

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“Everything was incredible!”    -Vanessa, Columbia

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“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

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

Petra 2 Day Tour from Eilat Highlights

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Cross the border into Jordan with border assistance (we aim to arrive at the border early to beat the crowds)

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Travel to Petra, along Jordan's Desert Highway, stopping en route at Mt Haroun (Aaron's Tomb)

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Experience a guided tour of the ‘lost city of Petra’ and comprehensively explore the city, one of the Seven Wonders of the World including al Siq, the Obelisk Tomb, the Calligraphy, the Treasury, Jabal Madbach (sacrificial palace), the Tombs, the Theater, and the Mountaintop Tombs. Maximum group size is 25 people per guide for a more intimate experience

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Stay overnight in a 3-star hotel in Petra (upgrade to a 4-star or 5-star hotel, available at extra cost or to a Bedouin camp - Seven Wonders or equivalent. Subject to availability)

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Experience the optional Petra by Night experience (available Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday) must be arranged on the spot in Petra

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Enjoy more free time at Petra, with opportunities to hike and explore the Monastery

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Return to Eilat having had a once-in-a-lifetime experience

Petra 2 Day Tour from Eilat Itinerary

Day 1 - Eilat to Petra
  • 07:00-07:30 – Pickup at 4 central locations in Eilat. Using central pickup locations reduces time in the morning and ensures our groups are the first at the border to avoid crowds, Eilat is a small city and our pick up points are within a 5 minute walk of most hotels
  • 08:00 – Border crossing into Jordan with assistance
  • 09:15 – Drive through the desert towards Petra
  • 11:00 – Stop en route to Petra to have a quick view of Mount Haroun (Aaron’s Tomb)
  • 11:30 – Guided tour of Petra with a licensed and knowledgeable guide
  • 14:00 – Free time to explore in Petra
  • 16:30 – Transportation to the hotel in Petra for check-in in and free evening. Optional Petra by Night experience (available Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday) that must be arranged on the spot in Petra
Day 2 - Exploring Petra
  • 08:00 – Breakfast at hotel, transport to Petra, and free time to explore at leisure
  • 16:30 – Meet at the exit of Petra
  • 16:45 – Start journey back to Eilat
  • 18:30 – Arrive at the border crossing
  • 19:30 – Return to Eilat's side of the border, drop off at Eilat hotels
NB - all timings on Petra 2 Day Tour from Eilat are approximate
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Important Details

Includes
Pickup and transportation to all sites from Eilat
Hand-picked expert tour guide
$130 worth of entry fees to Petra
Overnight accommodation in Petra including breakfast
Border assistance
Excludes
Border fees of US$65 which should be paid in cash at the border (USD or ILS are accepted), as well as Jordanian visa fee of $60 for those who have not pre-arranged a visa
Meals and drinks
Travel insurance
Entrance fee to the Petra by Night experience
Personal travel insurance
Gratuities
What to Bring
Passport
Walking shoes
Hat and sunscreen
Essential Information
Pickup from 4 centralized pickup points in Eilat in order to reduce pickup time, arrive at the border early, and maximize time spent in Jordan
Maximum of 25 passengers per guided group (in Petra). Please note that while in transportation, groups may be larger. We find that larger buses are more comfortable and accommodating
Petra by Night (must be arranged in Petra with rep) extra 15 JOD (approximately $23), arranged on the day with a rep in Petra
It is advisable to hike to the monastery on the second day when you have more free time
Guides that speak 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
We are able to arrange a 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 if you have questions
Please note that during Ramadan the tour itinerary will change due to earlier closure of the border
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