Our Petra 2 Day Tour from Tel Aviv and Jerusalem is available every day and allows plenty of time to discover all corners of the “Rose Red City”, one of the Seven Wonders
Our Petra 2 Day Tour from Tel Aviv and Jerusalem is available every day and allows plenty of time to discover all corners of the “Rose Red City”, one of the Seven Wonders of the world. The tour includes all transfers and guided tour by our licensed tour guide on the first day. The second day is for independent exploration (with entry fees included!) where you can hike to locations far away from the entrance, such as the Monastery or explore more in-depth the sites in Petra that you prefer. In the evening, return to Jerusalem or Tel Aviv on our comfortable vehicles, with unforgettable memories of one of the most stunning places in the world!
*** “The tour was fantastic! I was very impressed with the level of organization from the very start to the very finish. I have led American college student groups on over thirty educational tours to Europe, Asia, and the Middle East and I thought your company was first rate, and Jordan was a most memorable experience. Thanks again and best wishes to you! – Tim, USA”
This tour continues to operate with no need to pre-arrange a visa to Jordan.
Petra 2 day tour Tour from tel aviv/jerusalem Highlights
Transfer from Tel Aviv or Jerusalem to Eilat, admire the sunrise in the Negev Desert and its special scenery along the way.
Cross into Jordan aided by our assistants, drive to Petra in our comfortable air-conditioned vehicle. Be one of the first to arrive at the border before the crowds.
Enjoy a guided tour of the highlights of the archaeological site of Petra, entry fees are included in the price. Have free time to explore at your own pace, enjoy lunch.
Overnight in Petra hotel with breakfast.
Enjoy Petra independently for one day with time to explore the other iconic views including the Monastery.
Return to Tel Aviv/Jerusalem.
Day 1 – 03:00 – Pickup from Tel Aviv/Jerusalem, road transfer through the Negev Desert to Eilat
Day 1 – 08:00 – Border crossing into Jordan
Day 1 – 09:00 – Drive through the desert
Day 1 – 11:00 – Quick stop en route to Petra, view of Mount Haroun (Aaron’s Tomb) in the distance
Day 1 – 11:30– Guided tour of Petra including the Siq, Obelisk Tomb, Calligraphy, Treasury, Jabal Madbach (sacrificial palace), Tombs, Theater, Mountaintop Tombs and short horse ride (optional)
Day 1 – 14:00 – Free time to explore Petra at your own pace.
Day 1 – 16:30 – Exit Petra and head to hotel, hotel upgrade possible
Day 1 – 20:00 – Overnight in 3* hotel (Petra by Night tour available on Monday, Wednesday and Thursday, enquire for more information)
Day 2 – 08:00 – Breakfast at the hotel
Day 2 – 09:00 – Free day in Petra to explore at leisure, it is recommended to hike to the Monastery on day 2 for those interested in doing so.
Day 2 – 16:30 – Transport to Arava border crossing with views of Wadi Rum en route
Day 2 – 19:30 – Return to Tel Aviv/Jerusalem, travel time from Eilat to Jerusalem/Tel Aviv is approximately 4 hours
NB: All times are approximate
Price includes: transfer from Tel Aviv or Jerusalem to Petra, overnight accommodation, transportation to all sites in air-conditioned vehicles, entrance fees, water bottle and breakfast on day two.
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, dinner, drinks, tips.
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.
Single travelers will pay a $25 single supplement fee.
Hotel upgrades possible, please indicate at the time of booking. Subject to availability.
Maximum of 25 passengers per group (in Petra). Please note that while in transportation, groups may be larger. We find that larger buses are more comfortable and accommodating. However, the time spent guided in Petra will be a maximum of 25 passengers per group.
Tour includes a water bottle. For those interested in eating at a local restaurant in Petra, this can be done during the free time on the tour, both inside or outside Petra.
Our vehicle goes directly from Tel Aviv or Jerusalem to the border, and you will not have to drive through another city on the way.
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 cross to Israel by 18:00, due to earlier closure of the border.
Cancelation policy: You may cancel this Petra tour via email up to 48 hours in advance of the tour departure time for a 95% refund. If you cancel within 48 hours of the tour start time, no refund will be given.