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

Overview

Sit back and relax as our state-of-the-art tour bus takes you on an adventure in the Nabatean Lost city of Petra!

See every jaw drop in front of the magnificent Petra Treasury, then feel like Indiana Johns in the nearby shrines and mausoleums - from the Royal Tombs to the Petra Theater.

After an authentic, yet pampering night in a great hotel, you'll go back to the Archeology Park for a day of exploring, hiking, awesome local food, and much more. This is your opportunity to visit Ad Deyr - the Petra Monastery - a massive structure of rare magnificence, located at the end of a mountain trail with fantastic views. 

Don't miss the Qasr Al-Bint temple, the Great Temple, and the Petra Museum which shows just how unusual was the ancient Nabatean civilization. 

Tour Overview

This full-day tour from Tel Aviv to Petra, Jordan is the perfect adventure for early risers. you'll be picked up at the staging point and head 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 majestic wilderness, you'll reach Petra - the Lost Nabatean city, carved into the red cliffs 2,300 years ago.

See the mysterious Djinn Blocks which used to house Nabatean spirits, then stand in awe in front of the massive Petra Treasury. Feel like Indiana Johns as you explore the Royal Tombs, and take amazing pictures at the Petra Theater.

Overnight stay: Petra

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. 

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 from Tel Aviv and enjoy a high-quality touring experience for a fair price
Travel in comfort with an air-conditioned and well-equipped vehicle

Availability

M T W T F S S
English
Spanish

Accommodations and Prices

Petra
1 Nights
Venus Hotel Petra
Address: Wadi Musa
  • The price shown is per person in double room.
  • A single supplement of 40 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.
$379
PER PERSON
Petra
1 Nights
Sella Hotel Petra
Address: Wadi Musa
  • The price shown is per person in double room.
  • A single supplement of 65 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.
$419
PER PERSON
Petra
1 Nights
Old Village Resort Petra
  • The price shown is per person in double room.
  • A single supplement of 80 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.
$479
PER PERSON

Additional Information

The tour includes:

  • Transport by an advanced, air-conditioned bus
  • A fully qualified and licensed Jordanian tour guide
  • Entrance fees to Petra
  • Border crossing assistance and guidance
  • Lunch in an authentic local restaurant on the first day

The tour does not include:

  • Transport between your hotel and the bus departure point
  • Visa issuing and border fees: $125
  • Health insurance
  • Breakfast
  • Beverages


Notes:

  • Tour operates in English. Other languages are available for an additional cost; contact us for details. 
  • Departure time and place are strict; don't be late to the designated pick-up location. We recommend arriving 15 minutes earlier. 
  • 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.
  • Be prepared to pay $125 in cash (USD/EU/NIS) directly to the Jordanian border authorities, for visa issuing and border fees. Have the exact amount ready to avoid any inconvenience; Travelers who possess a valid visa stamp or do not require a visa will pay $65.
  • Clothing: We recommend that you wear warm clothing in winter, a hat in summer, and comfortable walking shoes.
  • Special Events: The archeological park offers a special activity - Petra By Night - a dazzling candlelight spectacle that takes place on Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday at 20:30 in front of the Treasury. You can sign up for it at the park, for 25JOD. 
  • Meals: This tour will have a late Lunch on the first day; we recommend bringing snacks or sandwiches. There will be a stop for breakfast on the way south (not included in the product price).
  • You'll have some free time on the first day to enjoy the park's attractions at your own pace and plan your second day.
  • This tour isn't suitable for children under 2.
  • Booking is subject to terms and conditions.

Cancellation Policy

  • 4% charge for notification up to 2 days or more before the start time of the tour.
  • 100% charge for notification of a day or less before the start time of the tour.

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

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. If your tour includes Wadi Rum as well, it will also include accommodations: a night of glamping in an awesome Bedouine desert resort. If you also stay a night at Petra, your tour will include a lovely hotel right next to the Petra Archeological Park.  

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