Our one day Petra Tour from Tel Aviv will take you on a visit to the unique and enchanted city of Petra. It might look like a long day, but the life-long memories
Our one day Petra Tour from Tel Aviv will take you on a visit to the unique and enchanted city of Petra. It might look like a long day, but the life-long memories you’ll be left with at the end of the Petra Tour from Tel Aviv will make it worth it! Fully guided and including all transportation, guiding, and entrance fees, this tour is a popular and complete package.
Leaving from Tel Aviv in the early morning, you’ll travel to Eilat and transfer across the border into Jordan. Driving north to Petra, we’ll bring you to the amazing UNESCO World Heritage Site, where you’ll enjoy a guided tour of Petra. Petra is one of the Seven Wonders of the World, a Nabatean city that was lost for many hundreds of years. Rediscovered some 200 years ago, it is described by UNESCO as ‘one of the most precious cultural properties of man’s cultural heritage’. In the tour of Petra from Tel Aviv, you’ll explore the famous landmarks and hidden corners of the site, standing in awe at the impressiveness of man’s construction almost 2000 years ago. After the site, you’ll experience the local Jordanian cuisine, with lunch at a local restaurant, before heading back to Israel, via Wadi Rum and its breathtaking desert scenery, and Aqaba. You’ll return back to Tel Aviv in the evening having had an unforgettable trip.
This tour continues to operate in 2018 with no need to pre-arrange a visa
This tour includes $ 130 worth in entry fees to Petra!
“I just got home to Honduras. My trip to Jordan was fantastic! The tour guide Ahmad A. Hussein was excellent! All in the tour became family.” -Rosalinda, Honduras
“We really enjoyed the tour – definitely worth the early morning! It’s something I’ll remember the rest of my life.” -Beth, Canada
“The trip from Tel Aviv to Petra was brilliant. Thanks for getting us in at the last minute and for the support from your guides and admin people. Please thank all of them.” -Peter W, Canada
Petra Tour from Tel Aviv Highlights
Petra tour from Tel Aviv including road transfer from Tel Aviv to Eilat in our modern air-conditioned vehicle driving through the Negev Desert, town of Mitzpe Ramon, and famous Ramon Crater
Flight transfer from Tel Aviv to Eilat available for extra $80 per person
Transfer into Jordan via the Arava Border crossing, with full border assistance service.
Drive north towards Petra, along the Jordanian Desert Highway
Arrive to Petra, and enjoy a tour of the unique UNESCO World Heritage Site, the city of Petra led by an experienced local guide
On the tour, you’ll see the highlights of Petra including including the Siq, Obelisk Tomb, Calligraphy, Treasury, Jabal Madbach (sacrificial palace), Tombs, Theater, Mountaintop Tombs
Taste a rich authentic Jordanian style lunch with a full selection of meat and salads, at a local restaurant
Depart from Petra, heading south, and passing through and seeing the incredible landscape of Wadi Rum
See the city of Aqaba, with a quick city tour.
Return to Tel Aviv having had a once-in-a-lifetime experience
04:00 – Standard tour:- transfer by road from Tel Aviv to Eilat through the Negev Desert
05:30 – Tour with flight option:- check-in for flight from Tel Aviv to Eilat
07:45 – Arrive in Eilat and transfer to the Arava Border
08:00 – Cross the border into Jordan with full border assistance
09:00 – Travel north to Petra along the Jordanian desert
11:30 – Arrive at Petra. Experience a guided tour of the site starting with an optional short horse ride
15:30 – Enjoy an authentic lunch in local restaurant
17:30 – Drive back south with a short stop to take in the view of Wadi Rum
18:30 – Short tour of the city of Aqaba famous for its market (if time permits)
19:00 – Return to Eilat. Return transfer to Tel Aviv.
23:00 – Arrive back in Tel Aviv
Please note: The itinerary is always subject to change, although we strive to stay on schedule. However, small delays can sometimes occur at the border, or other points on the tour.
Petra Tour from Tel Aviv includes: return transfer from Tel Aviv to Eilat, transportation to all sites from Eilat, entrance fees (worth $130), lunch (excl. drinks), guiding, border assistance
Price does not include border taxes of US$65 which should be paid in USD cash at the border, Jordanian visa fee of $60 for those who have not pre-arranged a visa. Price does not include drinks.
Optional transfer by flight from Tel Aviv to Eilat and back is available for extra $80 per person which should be noted at time of booking.
Whilst the flight from Tel Aviv to Eilat is 1 hour itself, when incorporating time to transfer to airport, clear airport security, check-in, and disembark the aircraft, total journey time is aprox 3 hours. Ground transfer to the border takes around 4 hours which is more comfortable for most passengers.
Tour departs from Tel Aviv every day
On some days return will be first to Jerusalem before Tel Aviv for traffic/operational considerations.
Tour language is English every day.
Spanish, Russian or French guide is available daily for $90 per guide.
Tour from Tel Aviv with Ground Transfers
Tour from Tel Aviv with Flight Transfers - if you want to book this option, please write it in the notes after clicking on Book Now
Every Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday