This Petra 2-Day Tour includes exotic middle eastern landscapes, the famous city of Petra - one of the 7 New Wonders of the World - which is bristling with captivating history, outstanding photo opportunities, and activities you won't soon forget.
You’ll be picked up in Eilat and taken swiftly across the border into the Kingdom of Jordan. Travel to Petra - a whole city carved into the red-hued desert cliffs 2,300 years ago. See every jaw drop in front of the marvelous 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 an excellent hotel, you'll go back to the Archeology Park for a day of scouting, hiking, interesting local food, and much more. This is your chance to visit Ad Deyr - the Petra Monastery - a massive structure of rare magnificence, located at the end of a mountain trail with fabulous views.
Don't miss the Qasr Al-Bint temple, the Great Temple, and the Petra Museum which shows just how unique was the ancient Nabatean culture.
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 all the way to the famous Petra Treasury with its exquisite decorations.
See the captivating Obelisk Tomb, explore the Petra Theater and learn about forgotten times, take unique pictures, and marvel at the intricately decorated shrines as you walk down Petra’s ancient colonnaded street.
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.
A single supplement of 60 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.
Additional Information - 2-Day Petra Tour from Eilat
The tour includes:
A fully qualified and licensed Jordanian tour guide
Overnight accommodation on bed & breakfast basis
Entrance fees to Petra
Lunch in an authentic local restaurant on the first day
Transport by a modern air-conditioned vehicle
The tour does not include:
Visa issuing and border fees: $125
Tour operates in English. Other languages are available for an additional cost; contact us for details.
Be punctual; 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.
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.
Clothing: We recommend that you wear warm clothing in winter, a hat in summer, and comfortable walking shoes.
This tour will have a late Lunch on the first day, so we recommend that you have breakfast before departure.
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.
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:
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.