Petra Shore Excursion Tour from Aqaba Port

Starts in Aqaba PortAvailable Coordinated with Ship Arrivals
Guided Tour
Air Conditioned Transport
Expert Tour Guide
1 day tour
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$149per person

Available with guaranteed departures every day, coordinated with ship arrivals, our Petra Shore Excursion Tour from Aqaba Port offers travelers arriving on cruise ships the most convenient and best value way to visit Petra, one of the Seven Wonders of the World. Ever since being rediscovered about 200 years ago, Petra has become one of the world’s most recognizable sites and Jordan’s most visited tourist attraction. This UNESCO World Heritage site is famous for its ombre ruby sandstone formations and fascinating ancient architecture. As Petra is just a quick 90-minute drive from Aqaba Port, you’ll enjoy enough time at Petra to get a real sense of its magnificence. 

Our Petra Shore Excursion Tour from Aqaba Port is led by our hand-picked and fully licensed tour guides with groups of no more than 25 people per guide.  After the pickup from Jordan’s resort city of Aqaba, you’ll pass through the Mars-like landscape of Wadi Rum, where Lawrence of Arabia famously rode through the pink sands. Once at Petra, see the highlights of the site, including the iconic Treasury, famous from the movies of Indiana Jones. Our Petra Shore Excursion Tour from Aqaba Port is available seven days a week, with guaranteed departures for every cruise ship’s arrival to Aqaba. The tour is fully guided and includes transportation in our modern air-conditioned vehicles, full assistance upon arrival and departure, and all entry fees. Over 20,000 people visit Jordan each year with Tourist Israel; will you join them?

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Petra Shore Excursion Tour from Aqaba Port Highlights

  1. Travel along the desert highway to the lost city of Petra, passing through the magnificent Wadi Rum desert
  2. Arrive at Petra for your tour led by our experienced and fully licensed tour guide
  3. Visit famous sites such as the Siq, Treasury, Jabal Madbach (the sacrificial palace), Tombs, Theater, Mountaintop Tombs, Obelisk Tomb, and Calligraphy
  4. Enjoy free time to explore Petra on your own
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Petra Shore Excursion Tour from Aqaba Port Itinerary

Around 10:00 – Pickup from Aqaba Port and head north through the desert highway to Petra
11:30 – Arrival to Petra, enter the site through the visitor center and enjoy a guided tour
14:00 – Explore Petra further at your own pace
16:30 – Departure from Petra, transfer south stopping en route for a photo of the Wadi Rum Desert
19:30 – Arrival to Aqaba Port
NB - all timings on Petra Shore Excursion Tour from Aqaba Port are approximate
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Important Details

Pickup at Aqaba Port
Transportation to and from Petra
Hand-picked expert tour guide
Meals and drinks
Entrance fee to Petra ($70)
Personal travel insurance
What to Bring
Walking shoes
Hat and sunscreen
Essential Information
Tours in languages other than English can be arranged for an extra cost. Please inquire with our reservation team
Pickup and drop off will be at the “Port Shuttle Stop”, this port shuttle will take you from the cruise to our meeting point and back, crossing the border control in Aqaba Port. Our pickup is one hour after your cruise arrival and the dropoff is one hour before departure, giving you plenty of time for transfers. Please indicate your cruise arrival and departure times when making your booking
We are able to arrange visas 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.
In order to not pay an extra $15, it's crucial that you provide us with all of your passport details well before your tour begins