Petra, Wadi Rum & Highlights of Jordan – 3 Day Tour from Jerusalem or Tel Aviv

Starts in Tel Aviv & JerusalemAvailable every Tuesday, Friday
Guided Tour
Air Conditioned Transport
Accommodation Included
Entrance Fees Included
Expert Tour Guide
3 day tour
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Experience Petra, Wadi Rum, and more highlights of Jordan on our three-day tour departing from Jerusalem or Tel Aviv and taking you to Jordan’s most impressive sites. Visit the ancient city of Petra, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the Seven Wonders of the World. Explore Wadi Rum, the ‘Valley of the Moon’, with its stunning desert scenery. And discover the impressive sites of Jerash, Madaba, and Mount Nebo, as well as the capital of Jordan, and the port city of Aqaba. This Petra and Wadi Rum tour from Jerusalem and Tel Aviv is fully guided with transportation to and from Jerusalem and Tel Aviv. The trip includes two nights in a Bedouin glamping style experience or hotel. Our tour departs every Tuesday & Friday from Tel Aviv and 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

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“Our Jordan tour was great!  Our Petra tour was fantastic, and our guide there was very knowledgeable. The Wadi Rum tour was great, and the guide there was good.”    -Ken B, USA

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“The Jordan Highlights tour was excellent and my parents loved it, especially the Bedouin camp stay at Wadi Rum!”    -Jun Yang, Singapore

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“Our guide was lovely and very patient with the guests.  We met some very cheerful, like-minded travelers, and were awed by the grandeur of Petra.  It was a long day, but well worth the effort!”    -Deahnara, USA

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Petra, Wadi Rum & Highlights of Jordan – 3 Day Tour from Jerusalem or Tel Aviv Highlights

  1. Leave on this three-day tour to Petra and Wadi Rum from Tel Aviv or Jerusalem, heading to the Bet Shean Border (Sheikh Hussein) from where you’ll cross into Jordan (visas are issued at the border)
  2. Visit Jerash, the wondrous ancient Roman City and its ruins. Jerash was part of the Graeco-Roman Decapolis. Due to being covered by sand for centuries, it's one of the best preserved Roman towns outside Italy. Its colonnaded streets, baths, theatres, plazas and arches remained in exceptional condition.
  3. Explore Amman - Jordan’s sprawling capital city. One of the well known cities for thousands of years ago, which was called Rabbat Ammoun
  4. Tour Madaba, and its famous Byzantine mosaics, especially a large Byzantine-era mosaic map of The Holy Land
  5. See the same view across the Promised Land as Moses had after 40 years of wandering in the desert from Mount Nebo (time permitting, not available from November to March, due to sunset time)
  6. Head south into the breathtaking desert scenery at Wadi Rum and Enjoy a fully guided Jeep Safari tour
  7. Stay over at a Bedouin Camp in Wadi Rum in Deluxe Tent with bed, electricity, private bathroom, heating and air conditioning
  8. Enjoy an extended tour of Petra, the two-thousand-year-old city and UNESCO World Heritage Site. You’ll visit the most famous and iconic highlights of the site, as well as some of the more off the beaten track parts of the city which tourists are not usually able to see due to time restrictions
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Petra, Wadi Rum & Highlights of Jordan – 3 Day Tour from Jerusalem or Tel Aviv Itinerary

Day 1 - Sheikh Hussein Jerash, Amman
  • 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 - Continue to tour in the city of Amman - Jordan's sprawling capital city.
  • Walking in Amman visit the Citadel, the Roman ruins, and the Roman theater in the most active center of the city, King Abdullah Mosque (outside visit)
  • 17:00 - After a full day of exploring the sites, enjoy a relaxing evening in your hotel and get ready for tomorrow’s adventure
  • Overnight in Amman
Day 2 - Mount Nebo, Madaba, Wadi Rum
  • 08:00 - start your day at Mount Nebo - the place where Moses is buried. Enjoy the wonderful view up from the mountain seeing the Jordan Valley, the Dead Sea, and Jericho in the other bank of the Jordan River
  • 10:00 - 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
  • 12:00 - Drive towards Wadi Rum, and enjoy a jeep tour with the unique views of the Wadi
  • 18:00 - Arrive at the Bedouin campsite in Wadi Rum and enjoy an authentic dinner in the desert setting
  • 20:00 - Overnight in Wadi Rum (upgrades possible)
  • Optional stargazing experience in the desert and sunset camel ride
Day 3 - Petra
  • Optional early morning camel ride at sunrise
  • 08:00 - Enjoy Breakfast at the campsite enjoying the beautiful morning skies of Wadi Rum
  • 11:00 - Enter the amazing city of Petra: The two thousand-years-old city and UNESCO world heritage site
  • Visit the iconic sites and some of the beaten track places of Petra, those spots who tourists are not usually able to see due to time restrictions
  • Enjoy some free time to explore the site at your own pace (time permitting)
  • 16:00 - Have lunch in a local restaurant
  • 18:00 - Return to the Israeli side of the border, return to Jerusalem/Tel Aviv
  • 00:30 - Arrive in Jerusalem
  • 01:30 - Arrive in Tel Aviv
NB - all timings on Petra, Wadi Rum & Highlights of Jordan – 3 Day Tour from Jerusalem or Tel Aviv are approximate
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Important Details

Includes
Pickup and transportation to all sites from Jerusalem or Tel Aviv
$70 worth of entry fees to Petra
Hand-picked expert tour guide
Lunch at a local restaurant in Petra
Authentic Bedouin dinner
2 overnights accommodation in hotel & Bedouin campsite including breakfast
Jeep safari tour in Wadi Rum led by a local Bedouin guide
Excludes
Border fee of $35 per person (visa fee is waived if staying 2 nights in Jordan) + 5 NIS for the shuttle at the border
Meals not mentioned above
Drinks
Personal travel insurance
Gratuities
What to Bring
Passport
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
Guides speaking 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 representatives on departure from Israel, assistance service from border representative on arrival in Jordan, and assistance service from border representative on departure from Jordan
Please note that during Ramadan the tour itinerary will change due to earlier closure of the border
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
You can enhance your stay by adding a Camel ride and a Stargazing experience to your booking
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.
All activity cancellations ( Stargazing experience, Camel ride etc) must be submitted a minimum of 24 hours before the start of the tour