Petra & Highlights of Jordan 2 Day Tour from Jerusalem and Tel Aviv

Starts in Tel Aviv & JerusalemAvailable every Tuesday, Friday
Guided Tour
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Accommodation Included
Entrance Fees Included
Expert Tour Guide
2 day tour
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Our 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. These include 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, our tour is fully guided, unique, and offers a great value way to maximize your time. Over 20,000 people visit Jordan each year with Tourist Israel; will you join them?


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Petra & Highlights of Jordan 2 Day Tour from Jerusalem and Tel Aviv Highlights

  1. Cross the border into Jordan (we aim to arrive at the border early to beat the crowds)
  2. Take a short tour of Jerash, an ancient city with very famous Roman architecture and ruins
  3. Drive through Amman, Jordan’s bustling capital city
  4. Visit Madaba, famous for its impressive Byzantine mosaics and church
  5. Tour Mount Nebo, and see the same impressive view across the Promised Land as Moses had after 40 years of wandering in the desert
  6. Experience a comprehensive guided tour of the ‘lost city of Petra’, one of the Seven Wonders of the World, including al Siq, the Petra Treasury, the Obelisk Tomb, the Calligraphy, Jabal Madbach (sacrificial palace), the Tombs, the Theater, and the Mountaintop Tombs. The tour will be led by our English language guide
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Petra & Highlights of Jordan 2 Day Tour from Jerusalem and Tel Aviv Itinerary

Day 1 - Jerash and Madaba
  • 05:30 - Pick up from Tel Aviv
  • 06:30 - Pick up from Jerusalem
  • 08:30 - Cross the border into Jordan
  • 10:00 - Start your explorations with a short tour of Jerash. Jerash was part of the Graeco-Roman Decapolis, the league of ten cities bound by strong political, social and commercial interests. It's one of the best preserved Roman towns outside Italy
  • 12:00 - Drive to visit Madaba, best known for its Byzantine and Umayyad mosaics, especially a large Byzantine-era mosaic map of The Holy Land. Visit Madaba's most spectacular churches around the world: ST. George church where you will find the Mosaic Map of Jerusalem painted on the floor of the church
  • 16:00 - Head towards Petra for overnight
  • After a full day of exploring the sites, enjoy a relaxing evening in your hotel and get ready for tomorrow’s adventure
  • Overnight in Petra
Day 2 - Petra
  • 07:30 – Breakfast
  • 08:00 – Head towards Petra visitor center
  • 11:00 – Guided tour of Petra, including an optional horse ride
  • 12:00 – Free time in Petra to explore
  • 16:30 – Meet at Petra Exit
  • 19:30 – Border Crossing into Israel and transport from the border. Return to Jerusalem/Tel Aviv
  • 00:30 - Arrive in Jerusalem
  • 01:30 - Arrive in Tel Aviv
NB - all timings on Petra & Highlights of Jordan 2 Day Tour from Jerusalem and Tel Aviv are approximate
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Important Details

Pick up and drop off from Tel Aviv & Jerusalem
Transportation to all sites
Hand-picked expert tour guide
$70 worth of entry fees to Petra
Accommodation in Petra hotel including dinner and breakfast
Border assistance
Lunch at a local restaurant in Petra
A total amount of $97 which should be paid in cash at the border (USD or ILS are accepted) for visa and border fee
5 NIS for the shuttle at the border
Lunch and Drinks
Travel insurance
Personal travel insurance
What to Bring
Walking shoes
Hat and sunscreen
Essential Information
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
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
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
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.
Please note that during Ramadan the tour itinerary will change due to earlier closure of the border