Petra & Wadi Rum 2 Day Tour from Jerusalem

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Starts in JerusalemAvailable every day
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$399per person

Our overnight Petra and Wadi Rum Tour from Jerusalem departs every day, offering two full days in Jordan, guaranteed departures, and allows you to visit two of Jordan’s most impressive gems in one easy package. It begins with a stunning drive through the Negev Desert to the Jordanian Border. From here, travel to Aqaba and explore Jordan’s only Red Sea city, before continuing to the Wadi Rum Desert and checking into your Bedouin glamping style accommodation. Before sunset, enjoy an exhilarating Jeep Safari tour with a local Bedouin and your guide, taking in the desert landscape and enjoying the best time to take photos, and the perfect afternoon temperature. In the evening at Wadi Rum, gaze at the starlit sky with an overnight stay in a Bedouin campsite. The next morning, enjoy optional morning activities at sunrise and after a leisurely breakfast, you will ride along the ‘desert’ highway leading to Petra, one of the greatest UNESCO recognized archaeological sites. With an experienced guide, you will explore the wonders of this ancient city. Later, you will enjoy free time to explore more of Petra at your own pace. From Petra, you’ll head back and pass through the border to Eilat before heading back to Jerusalem. Over 20,000 people visit Jordan each year with Tourist Israel; will you join them?

Our tour includes $ 70 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


“The Petra and Wadi Rum tour from Jerusalem was exactly what I wanted. I would recommend the tour to others. I travel alone most times and this type of coordinated short tour works for me. But I do my homework, and read lots of others reviews before I book.”    -Patricia, USA


“Good atmosphere in the group, good guide, good food and great place. Everything was perfect. Congratulations and see you next time.”    -Jose, Spain


“We had an amazing experience, thank you so much for suggesting it and helping book it! The whole two day trip was really well organized and to a very high standard. We were particularly impressed by Elias, who was the perfect guide and host in Jordan.”    -Rob, UK


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Petra & Wadi Rum 2 Day Tour from Jerusalem Highlights

  1. Cross the border into Jordan with border assistance (we aim to arrive at the border early to beat the crowds)
  2. Arrive in Aqaba and take some time to explore the city at your own pace. Optional: enjoy free time at a private beach and pool on the shores of the Red Sea.
  3. Travel to Wadi Rum to check into Bedouin glamping style campsite. Enjoy optional activities such as hiking and camel rides, or relax
  4. Explore Wadi Rum with a Jeep safari through this lunar desert landscape when the temperatures are cooler, this is the optimal time to take photos, at the magic hour
  5. Overnight accommodation in a Bedouin campsite in Wadi Rum in Deluxe Tent with bed, electricity, private bathroom, heating and air conditioning
  6. Enjoying the Bedouin hospitality and authentic meals including Zarb (Bedouin barbecue, salads, spreads, bread, and more)
  7. After enjoying a leisurely breakfast, travel to Petra, stopping on the way for a view of Mt Haroun (Aaron's Tomb)
  8. Enjoy a guided tour of Petra's highlights, al Siq, the Treasury, the Obelisk Tomb, the Calligraphy, Jabal Madbach (sacrificial palace), the Tombs, the Theater, and the Mountaintop Tombs
  9. Take free time to explore the site further (there is enough time to hike to the Monastery). 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
  10. Return to Jerusalem having had a once-in-a-lifetime experience
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Petra & Wadi Rum 2 Day Tour from Jerusalem Itinerary

Day 1 - Aqaba & Wadi Rum
  • 03:00 – Pickup in Jerusalem and transfer to Eilat
  • 08:00 – Border crossing into Jordan with assistance, be one of the first to arrive at the border crossing to avoid crowds
  • 09:15 – Head towards Aqaba from the border for free time to explore the market
  • Please note: During this time, there will be a range of activities on offer for an additional charge. This includes a visit to a private beach and pool, or a boat ride on the Red Sea
  • 14:30 – Transfer to Wadi Rum
  • 17:00 – Jeep Safari tour in Wadi Rum led by a local Bedouin guide
  • 19:00 – Check in to Bedouin Camp in Wadi Rum. Enjoy free time to relax and unwind in Wadi Rum.
  • 20:00 – Authentic Jordanian Dinner at the Bedouin Camp including traditional Zarb (Bedouin barbecue), spreads, salads, bread, and more
  • Optional stargazing experience in the desert and sunset camel ride
  • Overnight in Bedouin Camp, upgrades possible
Day 2 - Petra
  • Optional early morning camel ride at sunrise
  • 07:00 – Breakfast at leisure in the Bedouin campsite
  • 08:30 – Transfer to Petra (including a view of Mount Haroun en route)
  • 11:00 – Arrive in the lost city of Petra and begin a guided tour of the highlights
  • 12:00 – Free time to explore at leisure in Petra, including hiking to the Monastery and/or lunch
  • 16:30 – Meet at the exit of Petra
  • 16:45 – Return journey back to Eilat
  • 18:30 – Arrive at the border crossing
  • 19:30 – Return to Eilat side of the border, head back to Jerusalem
  • 00:30 - Arrive in Jerusalem
  • 01:30 - Arrive in Tel Aviv
NB - all timings on Petra & Wadi Rum 2 Day Tour from Jerusalem are approximate
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Important Details

Pick up and drop off from Jerusalem
Transportation to all sites in Jordan
Hand-picked expert tour guide
Accommodation in Bedouin campsite including dinner and breakfast
$70 worth of entry fees to Petra
Jeep safari tour in Wadi Rum led by a local Bedouin guide
Lunch at a local restaurant in Petra
Border crossing fee of US$65 which should be paid by credit card on the Israeli side and visa fee of $60 which should be paid in cash on the Jordanian side
Personal travel insurance
What to Bring
Walking shoes
Hat and sunscreen
Swimsuit and towel
Essential Information
If you choose to stay in the hotel instead of camp on day 1, please note dinner is not included
Guides that speak 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.
You can enhance your stay by adding a Camel ride and a Stargazing experience to your booking
Please note that during Ramadan the tour itinerary will change due to earlier closure of the border
All activity cancellations (Stargazing experience, Camel ride) must be submitted a minimum of 24 hours before the start of the tour