Petra Tour from Eilat – 1 Day

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Our One Day Petra Tour from Eilat offers a truly amazing experience. The legendary ‘lost city’ of Petra was carved into the walls of a desert canyon over 2,500 years ago. It is located just a short ride after entering into the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan. This makes it a perfect destination for a single day tour from Eilat, and the tour includes all entrance fees, guiding, transportation and water bottle.

After being picked up from Eilat, your Petra Tour from Eilat will begin, crossing the border into Jordan with full assistance, and driving by the unique desert landscape of Wadi Rum. On arrival to Petra, you will enjoy a guided tour of the magical site with a maximum size of 25 people per guide. Walk through the Siq, a narrow gorge one kilometer long filled with interesting niches, shrines, and carvings. Running alongside the length of al Siq are water channels carved by the Nabateans to provide water to their communities. From here, the ancient city awaits. Sites you will discover along the way include The Obelisk Tomb, the Treasury, Jabal Madbach (the sacrificial palace), the Tombs, the Theater, and the Mountaintop Tombs. After two hours of guided explorations, enjoy free time to explore at your own pace. From here, pass by the incredible landscape of Wadi Rum, stopping for a short detour at a scenic viewpoint, before returning to the border and Eilat. Our One Day Petra Tour is also available from Tel Aviv or Jerusalem. Over 20,000 people visit Jordan each year with Tourist Israel; will you join them?

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

 

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“The tour was great – very professionally run and enjoyable. Abdul, the tour guide, was amazing. I’ll definitely be recommending it.”          -Raffi, Australia

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“The trip was outstanding. What was particularly amazing was Petra – it was spectacular and then some. Truly a once in a lifetime trip for me. The guide, Nazir, was excellent and the whole day was very special. I will be sure to recommend it to my friends when I return home.”    -Doug, Canada

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Petra Tour from Eilat – 1 Day Highlights

  1. Cross the border with full assistance from our team. We aim to be first at the border to cross before the crowds arrive
  2. Transfer through the Jordanian Desert to Petra
  3. Arrive in Petra, and enjoy a guided tour of the unique UNESCO World Heritage Site, the city of Petra, led by an experienced local English-speaking guide. Our maximum group size of 25 people per guide in Petra ensures an intimate experience
  4. Enjoy a fully guided tour of the ‘lost city of Petra’ including al Siq, the Obelisk Tomb, the Calligraphy, the Treasury, Jabal Madbach (the sacrificial palace), the Tombs, the Theater, and the Mountaintop Tombs with our English-speaking guide
  5. Enjoy free time in Petra to explore at leisure
  6. Head South, passing by the beautiful Wadi Rum and stopping to take in the desert scenery
  7. Return to Eilat having had a once-in-a-lifetime experience
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Petra Tour from Eilat – 1 Day Itinerary

7:45 – Pick up from Club Hotel Eilat. Central pick up allows us to cross the border earlier and spend more time in Jordan
08:00 – Border crossing into Jordan with border assistance (via the Arava Border Crossing)
09:00 – Travel north along the Jordanian Desert highway to the city of Petra stopping en route for a view of Mt Haroun (Aaron's Tomb)
11:30 – Arrive in Petra, begin tour of the UNESCO Heritage Site
14:00 – Enjoy some free time in Petra
16:00 – Meet at the exit of Petra
16:45 – Drive back south past Wadi Rum
18:30 – Arrive back at the border
19:30 – Cross back into Israel and transfer to Eilat, drop off at 1 of our 4 centralized locations
NB - all timings on Petra Tour from Eilat – 1 Day are approximate
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Important Details

Includes
Transfer from Eilat to the border and back to Eilat
Transportation to all sites in Jordan
Hand-picked expert tour guide
$130 worth of entry fees to Petra
Border assistance
Lunch at a local restaurant in Petra
Excludes
Border crossing fee of US$65 which should be paid with 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 above
Personal travel insurance
Gratuities
What to Bring
Passport
Walking shoes
Hat and sunscreen
Essential Information
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.
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 with a credit card. 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
In order to not pay an extra $15 at the border, it's crucial that you provide us with all of your passport details well before your tour begins
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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