A two-day tour of Petra and many of Jordan’s other highlights leaving from and returning to Jerusalem and Tel Aviv. As well as time to explore the ‘lost city’ of Petra in-depth, this
A two-day tour of Petra and many of Jordan’s other highlights leaving from and returning to Jerusalem and Tel Aviv. As well as time to explore the ‘lost city’ of Petra in-depth, this tour includes some of Jordan’s other highlights, the ancient city of Jerash, Mount Nebo, from where Moses first saw the Promised Land after 40 years, and Madaba, famed for its impressive Byzantine mosaics. Departing from Jerusalem and Tel Aviv, this tour is fully guided, unique and offers a great value way to maximize your time.
**Check out our 3-day version of this tour including Wadi Rum, which costs $10 less (thanks to the waived visa fee on stays of 2 nights in Jordan)**
Petra & Jordan Tour Highlights
Depart from Jerusalem or Tel Aviv and cross to Jordan from the Sheikh Hussein Border Crossing.
Experience a short tour of Jerash, an ancient city with very famous Roman architecture.
Drive through Amman, Jordan’s bustling capital city.
Visit Madaba, famous for its impressive Byzantine mosaics and church.
Tour Mount Nebo, and see the same impressive view across the Promised Land as Moses had after 40 years of wandering.
Overnight at Petra hotel, upgrades possible.
Explore Petra, one of the seven wonders of the world with a comprehensive tour.
Enjoy a view of Wadi Rum.
Return to Jerusalem or Tel Aviv.
Day 1 – 05:30 – Collection from Tel Aviv
Day 1 – 06:30 – Collection from Jerusalem
Day 1 – 08:00 – Cross into Jordan via Sheikh Hussein Crossing
Day 1 – 10:00 – Short tour of Jerash (Extended entry can be purchased on-site)
Day 1 – 12:30 – Free time for lunch
Day 1 – 15:30 – Visit to Madaba (time permitting)
Day 1 – 16:30 – Visit Mount Nebo (not included during the winter season from November to March)
Day 1 – 17:00 – Drive to Petra
Day 1 – 20:00 – Arrive in Petra at your hotel (Dinner included)
Day 2 – 07:30 – Breakfast
Day 2 – 08:00 – Head towards Petra
Day 2 – 9:30 – Guided tour of Petra including an optional horse ride
Day 2 – 12:00 – Free time in Petra to explore
Day 2 – 16:30 – Meet at Petra Exit
Day 2 – 19:30 – Border Crossing into Israel and transport from the border. Return to Jerusalem/Tel Aviv – travel time back is approximately 4 hours, all times are approximate.
All times are approximate.
If border crossing into Jordan takes longer than expected, activities may be removed from Day 1.
Price includes pick up in Tel Aviv or Jerusalem, transportation to all sites, entrance fees, water bottle, accommodation in Petra hotel, meals as outlined above.
Price excludes border fees (US$65 paid in cash at the border), Jordanian visa fee of $60 for those who have not pre-arranged a visa, drinks, tips.
A single supplement of $25 applies to single travelers.
Bedouin Camp Chalet upgrade with air conditioning and en suite bathroom – $60 pp.
Bedouin Camp upgrade to “Martian dome tents”- subject to availability, extra $240 per tent ($120 pp for double). Must be booked in advance at time of booking. Please contact us after you book to confirm your Martian tent upgrade.
Tour starts and ends in Jerusalem or Tel Aviv. Option to end in Aqaba or Eilat is available.
Israeli passport holders should contact us prior to booking this tour (while other tours can be booked by Israeli passport holders without prior notice).
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.
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.
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.
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 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 your tour via email up to 48 hours in advance of the departure time for a 95% refund. If you cancel within 48 hours of the tour start time, no refund will be given.