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Sit back and relax as our premium tour bus takes you on an adventure in the Nabatean Lost city of Petra!
See eyes pop with amazement in front of the magnificent Petra Treasury, then feel like Indiana Johns in the surrounding shrines and mausoleums - from the Royal Tombs to the Petra Theater.
After an authentic, yet spoiling night in a great hotel, you'll go back to the Archeology Park for a day of exploring, hiking, fabulous local food, and much more. This is your best chance to visit Al Dayr - the Petra Monastery - a giant structure of rare beauty, located at the top of a mountain path with unbelievable views.
Don't miss the Qasr Al-Bint temple, the Great Temple, and the Petra Museum which shows precisely how remarkable was the ancient Nabatean society.
This full-day tour from Jerusalem to Petra, Jordan is the perfect adventure for early risers. you'll be picked up at the staging point and travel south in an advanced, super-comfortable, air-conditioned bus.
Right before Eilat, Israel’s southernmost city, we'll swiftly cross the border into Jordan. After a 2.5-hour drive through the magnificent wilderness, you'll reach Petra - the Lost Nabatean city, carved into the red cliffs 2,300 years ago.
See the enigmatic Djinn Blocks which used to house Nabatean phantoms, then stand in awe in front of the enormous Petra Treasury. Feel like Indiana Johns as you explore the Royal Tombs, and take fantastic pictures at the Petra Theater.
Finish this outstanding tour with a drive back through the exotic desert scenery.
After breakfast, you’ll have the day to explore and discover Petra to your heart’s content.
The prime attraction Is Al Dayr - The Petra Monastery. This incredible structure is located on a nearby hill, and the way there is stunning.
Then enjoy mesmerizing landmarks such as the Petra Great Temple with its columns and decorations, see the ancient Byzantine Church, visit Qasr Al Bint Temple - thought to be a palace built for the biblical Pharaoh's daughter, and check out the Mysterious Urn Tomb.
Find handmade gifts at the local Bedouin Market, hike along the towering cliffs, and take amazing pictures of the entire site. Many visitors like to finish their day at the Petra Museum, to learn how these splendid relics shaped Nabatean culture over time.
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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:
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.
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
Absolutely, we can store your suitcase in the luggage compartment of the vehicle.
The drive to the border crossing near Eilat will take about 5 to 6 hours. The border crossing process can take about an hour, and the drive to Petra itself will take 2.5 hours. The long drives are among the reasons some visitors prefer to take short, 1-hour flights from Tel Aviv.
The tour includes transportation from the departure point to the border and to Petra and back; entrance to Petra; lunch, and a guided tour by a local guide. A breakfast box will be available for purchase during the drive from Israel to the border.