Petra Tour from Jerusalem – 1 day

Petra Tour from Jerusalem – 1 day

Starts in: Jerusalem | Available: every day
Guided Tour
Air Conditioned Transport
Entrance Fees Included
Expert Tour Guide
1 day tour
$299/ person
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Our One Day Petra from Jerusalem Tour offers the perfect solution for those who want to experience the charm of a world wonder, but have limited time available. Our tour will take you from Jerusalem to Petra and back, in a comfortable air-conditioned vehicle, for an unforgettable day exploring this incredible site.

You will leave Jerusalem in the early morning and drive to Eilat, across the spectacular landscape of the Israeli Negev desert, catching the sunrise on the way. After border crossing aided by our representative, you will travel across the Jordanian desert to Petra, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the legendary Seven Wonders of the World. Enjoy a guided tour in English by our licensed guide and discover the Nabatean city with its highlights, such as the Petra Treasury, al Siq, the Obelisk Tomb, the Calligraphy, the Tombs and the Theater. Our tour is guided and includes transportation, entrance fees, and a water bottle.

**** Our tour includes $ 130 worth of entry fees to Petra! ****


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Visa arrangement service included
Small groups of max 25 people
Includes $130 worth of entry fees

Petra Tour from Jerusalem – 1 day Highlights


Drive through Israel’s Negev Desert, including the Ramon Crater, watching the sunrise on the way


Cross the border into Jordan, and head north towards Petra across the Jordanian Desert Highway. Stop on the way for a view of Mt Haroun (Aaron's Tomb)


Arrive in Petra, and enjoy a tour of the archaeological site by our licensed and experienced local guide


The tour will include highlights of Petra such as al Siq, the Obelisk Tomb, the Calligraphy, Petra's Treasury, Jabal Madbach (sacrificial palace), the Tombs, the Theater, and the Mountaintop Tombs. Your tour is guided by our English-speaking guide in groups of a maximum of 25 people


Leave Petra to return to Israel, glimpsing from the road the incredible landscape of Wadi Rum


Return to Jerusalem having had a once-in-a-lifetime experience

Petra Tour from Jerusalem – 1 day Itinerary

03:00 – Pick up from Jerusalem and transfer to Eilat through the Negev Desert
07:45 – Arrive in Eilat, and be one of the first at the border before the crowds show up
08:30-8:45 – Cross the border into Jordan fully aided by our representatives
09:15-9:30 – Transfer to Petra through the Jordanian Desert
11:00 –Quick stop for bathrooms, opportunity to purchase snacks/coffee, enjoy a quick view of Mount Haroun
11:30 – Arrive at Petra, take a guided tour of the site, maximum of 25 travelers in the group during the guided tour
14:00 – Free time to explore in Petra, independent of the guide and group
16:30 – Meet at the exit of Petra and begin your journey back to Israel
18:30 – Arrive at the Jordanian side of the border
19:30 – Cross over into Eilat and return to Jerusalem, travel time back to Jerusalem is approximately 4 hours
NB - all timings on Petra Tour from Jerusalem – 1 day are approximate
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Important Details

Pick up and drop off from Jerusalem
Return transfer from Eilat to the border
Transportation to all sites in Jordan
Hand-picked expert tour guide
$130 worth of entry fees to Petra
Border assistance
Lunch in a local restaurant
Border fee of US$65 which should be paid with credit card on the Israeli side and visa fee of $60 which should be paid in cash on the Jordanian side
Meals and drinks
Personal travel insurance
What to Bring
Walking shoes
Hat and sunscreen
Essential Information
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
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
Languages: tour language is English every day. Guided tours 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 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
To properly arrange your visa, it is critical that you provide us with your passport details before your tour starts
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
We are able to arrange visa 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
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