Our Petra two day tour 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
Our Petra two day tour 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 enter with the option of 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 see the highlights of Petra with our English language guide, and stay overnight in Petra. On day two, there will be free time to explore Petra at leisure, delving further into the magical city with the chance to visit more sites such as 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 explore Petra, one of the Seven Wonders of the World.
“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 Eilat, transfer to the border and cross with the assistance of our special team
Travel to Petra, along Jordan’s Desert Highway, stopping en route at Mt Haroun (Aaron’s Tomb)
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. Maximum group size is 25 pax per guide for a more intimate experience.
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).
Experience the optional Petra by Night experience (available Monday, Wednesday, Thursday) must be arranged on the spot in Petra
Enjoy more free time at Petra, with opportunities to hike and explore the Monastery.
Return to Eilat passing through Wadi Rum.
Day 1 – 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 5 min. walk of most hotels
Day 1 – 08:00 – Border crossing into Jordan with assistance
Day 1 – 09:15 – Drive through the desert towards Petra
Day 1 – 11:00 – Stop en route to Petra to have a quick view of Mount Haroun (Aaron’s Tomb)
Day 1 – 11:30 – Guided tour of Petra with a licensed and knowledgable guide
Day 1 – 14:00 – Free time to explore in Petra
Day 1 – 16:30 – Transportation to the hotel in Petra for check-in in and free evening. Optional Petra by Night experience (available Monday, Wednesday, Thursday) must be arranged on the spot in Petra
Day 2 – 08:00 – Breakfast in hotel, transport to Petra and free time to explore at leisure
Day 2 – 16:30 – Meet at the exit of Petra
Day 2 – 16:45 – Start journey back to Eilat
Day 2 – 18:30 – Arrive at the border crossing
Day 2 – 19:30 – Return to Eilat side of the border, drop off at Eilat hotels
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, water bottle, overnight accommodation, breakfast on day 2.
Price excludes: border fees (US$65 approx paid in cash at the border), Jordanian visa fee of $60 for those who have not pre-arranged a visa, tips.
Single travelers will pay a $25 single supplement fee for stay in hotel.
Pickup from 4 centralized locations in Eilat, drop off to all major hotels in Eilat
Upgrade optional to 4-star or 5-star hotel for $60 per person 4-star, $100 per person 5-star.
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 with more free time.
During the guided tour of Petra, groups will be a maximum of 25 passengers per guide, although groups may be larger for transportation.
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.
Some nationalities are required to arrange a visa in advance. Please read more to see if this applies to you before booking your tour.
Please note that during Ramadan the tour will return to Israel by 18:00, due to earlier closure of the border.
Petra 2 Day Tour from Eilat (adults)
Petra 2 Day Tour from Eilat (children under 11.99)