Petra Tour from Jerusalem – 1 Day

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1 day tour
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Our Petra 1 day tour from Jerusalem 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. Over 20,000 people visit Jordan each year with Tourist Israel; will you join them?

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

This tour is available from July 2024. Our tours to Petra from Eilat are currently available – please check out – Petra 1 Day Tour, Petra Wadi Rum 2 Day Tour, Petra 2 Day Tour & Petra with Overnight in Aqaba

 

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Petra Tour from Jerusalem – 1 Day Highlights

  1. Drive through Israel’s Negev Desert, including the Ramon Crater, watching the sunrise on the way
  2. 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)
  3. Arrive in Petra, and enjoy a tour of the archaeological site by our licensed and experienced local guide
  4. 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
  5. Leave Petra to return to Israel, glimpsing from the road the incredible landscape of Wadi Rum
  6. Return to Jerusalem having had a once-in-a-lifetime experience
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Petra Tour from Jerusalem – 1 Day Itinerary

Day 1 - Petra
  • 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
  • 08:30-08:45 – Cross the border into Jordan fully aided by our representatives
  • 09:15-09:30 – 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
  • 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
  • 00:30 - Arrive in Jerusalem
NB - all timings on Petra Tour from Jerusalem – 1 Day are approximate
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Important Details

Includes
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 at a local restaurant in Petra
Excludes
Border crossing 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 not mentioned above
Personal travel insurance
Gratuities
What to Bring
Passport
Walking shoes
Hat and sunscreen
Essential Information
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
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
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