Tour Type: Tour Package
Duration: 2 Days
Departure days: Every Day
Languages: English

Overview

With this Petra tour from Eilat, you have a free day in Eilat on the Red Sea shore. Enjoy Israel's Best resort city's water sports and explore the coral reefs. Eilat has an underwater observatory; an ice rink; camel rides; markets; an IMAX theatre and tax-free shopping!

The next day will take you to Jordan and drive through breathtaking desert landscapes to Petra. The Nabataean people carved their city out of red-hued mountain cliffs over 2,000 years ago. See the breathtaking Petra Treasury, Feel like Indiana Jones as you explore the Royal tombs and intricately carved rock architecture. and visit the ancient Great Temple of Petra, the roman Teather, and learn about the Nabatean kingdom at the Petra Museum

Return to Eilat stopping at interesting lookout points. There may even be time for a panoramic tour of Aqaba.

Enjoy a Worry-Free Vacation: The tour starts with a transfer from Eilat to the Arava border, where our representatives will meet you and assist with the visa requisition and border crossing. Our expert local tour guide will meet you on the Jordanian side of the border and your adventure will begin

Note that a 1-Day Tour of Petra won't leave you with enough time to fully explore this wonderful archeological park. This is why most travelers recommend a 2-Day Tour to Petra, in order to see Ad Deyr - the iconic Petra Monastery up on the ridge and visit Qasr Al-Bint Temple and the Temple of Winged Lions. Petra just has troves of unforgettable sights, and nobody can see them all in a single day. 

Tour Overview

Eilat is Israel's Best beach resort city, the pearl of the desert – with countless attractions for every taste. Here you can enjoy Organized Beached with every possible amenity and pristine, untouched shores on the same day.

You can hang out on the beach, swim, and snorkel among the amazing coral reef, try the many watersports, or take a boat excursion on the Red Sea. The city has an underwater observatory and a special Dolphin Reef where you can swim with dolphins.

In the surrounding mountains, you can hike through the Red Canyon, take a camel or jeep excursion, and visit the wild and beautiful Park Timna.

And we have some great news for Fashionistas and shopping lovers: Eilat is a tax-free city where you can shop til you drop. Countless international brands await you, alongside local designs. One of the malls even has a large ice rink in the center.

Overnight stay: Eilat

Traveling along the Desert Highway we pass breathtaking desert and mountain scenery you won't forget. When we arrive in Petra you can choose to enter the city on foot or on horseback. The Lost Nabatean capital is a magnificent archaeological site dating back about 2,300 years - and its most impressive structures were all carved out of the red-hued rock cliffs.

Here you will travel through the Siq, a beautiful smooth gorge that serpentines between the ridges, all the way to the famous Petra Treasury with its exquisite decorations. Explore the Royal Tombs and learn about forgotten times, take unique pictures of the Great Temple, see the Petra Theater, and marvel at the intricately decorated shrines as you walk down Petra’s ancient colonnaded street.

On the return journey, you'll enjoy even more amazing views of this special Jordanian wilderness, pristine and untouched. 

Highlights

Guaranteed departure - makes your trip planning much easier and gives you complete peace of mind
Combine your trip in Israel with the Nabataean Lost City of Petra
Join the tour directly from your hotel in Eilat and enjoy a high-quality touring experience for a fair price
Stay overnight at an Eilat hotel before traveling to Jordan
Travel in comfort with an air-conditioned and well-equipped vehicle
Hotel drop off - end your touring experience back in your hotel

Availability

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Accommodations and Prices

Eilat
1 Nights
Prima Music Hotel Eilat
Address: Hof Almog, Eilat
  • The price shown is per person in double room.
  • A single supplement of 92 will apply for choosing 1 adult.
  • High Season supplement will apply in Holidays and Summer Time.
  • The hotels might be replaced with similar ones due to lack of availability.
$320
PER PERSON
Eilat
1 Nights
Dan Panorama Hotel Eilat
Address: North Beach, Eilat
  • The price shown is per person in double room.
  • A single supplement of 133 will apply for choosing 1 adult.
  • High Season supplement will apply in Holidays and Summer Time.
  • The hotels might be replaced with similar ones due to lack of availability.
$372
PER PERSON
Eilat
1 Nights
Aria Hotel
Address: Derech Arava (North Beach), 88119
  • The price shown is per person in double room.
  • A single supplement of 266 will apply for choosing 1 adult.
  • High Season supplement will apply in Holidays and Summer Time.
  • The hotels might be replaced with similar ones due to lack of availability.
$539
PER PERSON

Additional Information

The tour includes:

  • Overnight accommodation on a bed & breakfast basis in Eilat
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off service
  • A fully qualified and licensed Jordanian tour guide
  • Entrance fees to Petra
  • Lunch in an authentic local restaurant
  • Transport by a modern air-conditioned vehicle

The tour does not include:

  • Visa issuing and border fees: $140 for visa issuing and fees; $75 for travelers with valid visa stamp
  • Health insurance
  • Beverages

Notes:

  • Tour operates in English. Other languages are available for an additional cost; contact us for details. 
  • Border crossing includes border control and customs, a process that may take up to an hour.
  • A valid passport is essential. Passport details are required for the tour reservation process.
  • Holders of Israeli passports must use them at every border crossing during the tour.
  • Travelers of certain nationalities will require visas in advance. See the complete list in the FAQ section.
  • Border fees include departure tax from Israel, the departure tax for operated groups in Jordan, and assistance services on border crossings.
  • Visa Issuing and Border fees will be paid on the spot in credit or exact cash (USD/EU/NIS)
  • Clothing: Respect the Jordanian customs and culture; Men and Women are required to avoid wearing shorts or revealing clothes. We recommend that you wear warm clothing in winter, a hat in summer and comfortable walking shoes.
  • This tour will have a late Lunch, so we recommend that you have breakfast before departure.
  • Booking is subject to terms and conditions

Cancellation Policy

  • Cancellation fee of 4% charged for notification up to 14 days in advance.
  • Cancellation fee of 25% charged for notification up to 13 days in advance.
  • Cancellation fee of 50% charged for notification up to 7 days in advance.
  • Cancellation fee of 100% charged for notification less than 3 days.
  • Non Show - 100% Cancellation fees

FAQ

Petra tours are guided in English. There is an option for other languages at an additional fee - contact us for details.

Tourists crossing the border into Jordan from Israel are required to have a visa. The tour company will assist you in the border crossing process, which could take over an hour. While making its best to speed up the procedure, the company isn't responsible for rare, unexpected delays.  

Please note: not all nationalities are eligible to receive a Jordanian visa at the border! Some nationalities require an entry visa to be obtained before travel. Make sure to contact the Jordanian diplomatic mission in your country well in advance to receive the necessary approvals, if you are of the following nationalities:

Africa:
Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameron, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Congo, Cote d’Ivoire (Ivory Coast), Djibouti, Equatorial Ghana, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Liberia, Libya, Madagascar, Mali, Mauritania, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, Sudan, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zaire, and Zambia.

Asia:
Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Cambodia, Iran, Iraq, Laos, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Uzbekistan, Vietnam, and Yemen.

South and Central America:
Belize and Cuba. 

For more details: Ministry of Interior, Kingdom of Jordan

Yes. The Jordanian authorities charge visa issuing and border fees: $140 for visa issuing and fees; $75 for travelers with valid visa stamps. It can be paid by cash or credit (USD/EU/NIS). Our expert guides will assist you with the border crossing process. 

The tour includes pick-up/drop-off service; entrance to Petra; lunch and a guided tour by a local guide.

Absolutely, we can store your suitcase in the luggage compartment of the vehicle.

For tours to Petra from Eilat, one of our representatives will pick you up from your hotel or from one of our pick-up points.

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