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, snack box, water bottle, and entrance fees, this tour is a best-seller and one of our most popular tours.
Leaving from Tel Aviv in the early morning, you’ll travel to Eilat and transfer across the border into Jordan. Our tour departs early to ensure that we are the first group at the border in order to avoid delays and maximize the amount of time in Petra. 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 this tour of Petra from Tel Aviv, you’ll explore the famous landmarks and hidden corners of the site, staring in awe at the impressiveness of man’s construction almost 2000 years ago. After visiting the site, you’ll head back to Tel Aviv passing through Wadi Rum and the Negev Desert, stopping for a short view of the breathtaking desert landscape. You’ll return back to Tel Aviv in the evening having had an unforgettable trip.
This tour includes $ 130 worth of 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 European vehicles
Travel through the Negev Desert, where you’ll see the sunrise over this beautiful landscape (according to season).
Flight transfer option is available instead of road transfer on private tours, inquire within for pricing (however door to door travel time is similar)
Cross into Jordan via the Arava Border crossing, with full border assistance service from our team.
Drive north towards Petra, along the Jordanian Desert Highway stopping on the way at a viewpoint over Mt Haroun (Aaron’s Tomb).
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 language guide. Our maximum group size of 25 people per guide in Petra ensures an intimate experience.
On the tour, you’ll see the highlights of Petra including the Siq, the Treasury, Obelisk Tomb, Calligraphy, Jabal Madbach (sacrificial palace), Tombs, Theater, Mountaintop Tombs.
Enjoy free time in Petra to explore at leisure.
Depart from Petra, heading south, and passing through the incredible landscape of Wadi Rum. If the season is right, enjoy a view of the sunset over this remarkable desert landscape.
Return to Tel Aviv having had a once-in-a-lifetime experience.
03:00 – Meet our team in Tel Aviv, transfer by road from Tel Aviv to Eilat through the Negev Desert
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 through the Jordanian Desert
11:00 – Quick stop for bathrooms, and to pick up snack box (vegan available), opportunity to purchase other snacks/coffee, enjoy a quick view of Mount Haroun
11:30 – Arrive at Petra. Experience a guided tour of the site (maximum group size of 25 passengers with guide)
16:30 – Meet at the exit of Petra and begin the return journey to the border passing Wadi Rum
18:30 – Arrive back to the border
19:30 – Return to Eilat, return transfer to Tel Aviv, road transfer back to Tel Aviv is approximately 4 hours
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 Eilat to the border, transportation to all sites in Jordan, entrance fees to Petra, guiding, border assistance, snack box, a bottle of water.
Price does not include 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.
Optional transfer by flight from Tel Aviv to Eilat and back is available only for private tours, which should be noted at the time of booking (please enquire for further information).
Tour departs from Tel Aviv every day.
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.
Guided tour portion in Petra will have a maximum of 25 passengers however transportation may be with more passengers. Transportation may be shared as larger vehicles are more comfortable and accommodating.
Tour includes a snack box and a water bottle (vegan options available). Enjoying a snack box enables travelers to spend more time in Petra and grants more flexibility and time. For those interested in eating at a local restaurant in Petra, this can be done during the free time of the tour, both inside or outside Petra.
Our Petra tour aims to include approximately 4-6 hours in Petra, including 2-2.5 hours guided tour and free time. Also, our vehicle goes directly from Tel Aviv to the border and you will not have to drive through another city on the way.
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 contact us if you would like to arrange this tour including flights from Tel Aviv.
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.
Please note that during Ramadan the tour itinerary will change due to earlier closure of the border.
1 Day Tour to Petra from Tel Aviv (adults)
1 Day Tour to Petra from Tel Aviv (children under 11.99 years)