Experience Petra, Wadi Rum, and more highlights of Jordan on this three-day tour departing from Jerusalem or Tel Aviv and taking you to Jordan’s most impressive sites. Visit the ancient city of Petra,
Experience Petra, Wadi Rum, and more highlights of Jordan on this 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, Mount Nebo, as well as the capital of Jordan, and the port city of Aqaba. The 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 campsite or hotel. The tour departs every Tuesday and Friday from Tel Aviv and Jerusalem.
“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
“The Jordan Highlights tour was excellent and my parents loved it, especially the Bedouin camp stay at Wadi Rum!” -Jun Yang, Singapore
“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
Petra and Wadi Rum from Jerusalem Tour Highlights
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 (visa is issued at the border).
Visit Jerash, the wondrous ancient Roman City.
Drive through Amman, Jordan’s sprawling capital city.
Tour Madaba, and its famous Byzantine mosaics.
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).
Stay overnight in a hotel at Petra. The second overnight will be in a Bedouin Campsite.
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.
Head south into the breathtaking desert scenery at Wadi Rum and stay over in a Bedouin Camp in this amazing desert landscape. Experience Bedouin life and culture. The camp is fully equipped, including wifi internet.
Enjoy a fully guided jeep safari tour. Drive through Wadi Rum, one of the most breathtaking landscapes on earth.
Explore Aqaba, Jordan’s Red Sea port and resort city, and its vibrant markets
Cross back into Israel.
Drive North, through the Arava Valley, seeing Israel’s thriving agriculture.
Return to Jerusalem or Tel Aviv
Day 1 – 05:30 – Collection from Tel Aviv in our modern air-conditioned transport.
Day 1 – 06:30 – Collection from Jerusalem in our modern air-conditioned transport, and transfer to the Bet Shean Border (Sheikh Hussein)
Day 1 – 8:30 – Cross border into Jordan
Day 1 – 11:00 – Short tour of Jerash
Day 1 – 12:30 – Free time for lunch
Day 1 – 15:30 – Tour Madaba
Day 1 – 16:30 – Tour Mount Nebo (not available from November to March, due to sunset time)
Day 1 – 17:30 – Drive south to Petra
Day 1 – 20:00 – Arrive at hotel in Petra
Day 2 – 7:30 – Breakfast at the hotel and head to nearby Petra
Day 2 – 8:00 – Enter the amazing city of Petra and embark upon a tour of the site fully led by our expert guide followed by free time to explore the site at your own pace (time permitting)
Day 2 – 16:30 – Depart Petra for Wadi Rum, driving south along the ‘Desert Highway’. Arrive at the Bedouin campsite in Wadi Rum and enjoy an authentic dinner in the desert setting
Day 3 – 08:00 – Breakfast at the campsite enjoying the beautiful morning skies of Wadi Rum
Day 3 – 10:00 – Head into the Wadi Rum reserve on a jeep safari led by our local Bedouin guides
Day 3 – 12:00 – Return to camp, free time with optional activities
Day 3 – 13:00 – Head to Aqaba
Day 3 – 14:00 – Arrival in Aqaba, free time in the markets for lunch
Day 3 – 18:00 – Return to the border
Day 3 – 19:30 – Return to the Israeli side of the border, return to Jerusalem/Tel Aviv, travel time is approximately 4 hours
All times are approximate.
If border crossing into Jordan takes longer than expected, activities may be removed from Day 1.
For the Petra and Wadi Rum Tour from Jerusalem or Tel Aviv, price includes Pickup and transportation to all sites from Jerusalem or Tel Aviv, entrance fees, accommodation in Bedouin campsite or hotel, all guiding and water bottle,
Price excludes border fee of $65 per person, drinks, tips.
Single travelers will pay a $25 single supplement fee per night.
From November to March the standard overnight accommodation for the second night is a 3-star hotel in Aqaba. Hotel upgrades are available upon arrival in Aqaba. For travelers who still wish to stay in the Bedouin camp please notify our reservation team via email when booking, We suggest upgrading to Chalet or Martian Dome as the regular tents have no heating and it gets very cold at night in the desert.
Bedouin Camp Chalet upgrade with air conditioning and en suite bathroom – $60 pp.
Bedouin Camp upgrade to “Martian dome tents”- subject to availability, extra $240 per tent ($120 pp for double). It must be booked in advance at the time of booking. Please contact us after you book to confirm your Martian tent upgrade.
Tour begins and ends in Tel Aviv or Jerusalem. For those who would like, drop off in Aqaba or Eilat can be arranged at no extra cost.
Maximum of 25 passengers per group (in Petra). Please note that while in transportation, groups may be larger. We find that larger buses are more comfortable and accommodating. However, the time spent guided in Petra will be a maximum of 25 passengers per group.
The tour language is English every day.
Guiding 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 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 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.
Please note that during Ramadan the tour will cross to Israel by 18:00, due to earlier closure of the border.
Some nationalities are required to arrange a visa in advance. Please read more to see if this applies to you before booking your tour.
In order to properly prepare for the border crossing procedure at the Sheikh Hussein Border, please read this information carefully.
You may cancel this tour via email up to 48 hours in advance of the departure time for a 95% refund. If you cancel within 48 hours of the tour start time, no refund will be given.