Our 3 day tour to Petra and Wadi Rum from Eilat allows exotic Middle Eastern landscapes an in-depth visit of the two most iconic wonders in Jordan.
After pick up from your hotel in Eilat, you will cross the border into Jordan, and make your way to Petra along the desert highway. Petra is also known as the rose-red city, a name it gets from the wonderful color of the rock from which many of the city’s structures were carved. The Nabataeans buried their dead in intricate tombs that were cut out of the mountainsides and the city also had temples, a theater, and following the Roman annexation and later the Byzantine influence, a colonnaded street, and churches. In addition to the magnificent remains of the Nabataean city, human settlement and land use for over 10,000 years can be traced in Petra, where great natural, cultural, archaeological and geological features merge. You will spend the first day of your tour with a guide, discovering the secrets of one of the Seven Wonders of the World.
Experience a local lunch at an authentic Jordanian restaurant and transport to the hotel in Petra, and a free evening in Petra.
In the evening, enjoy an authentic Jordanian dinner at our Bedouin Campsite in Wadi Rum, under stars in the desert sky. On next day, wake up to enjoy a jeep tour of Wadi Rum, a desert wilderness with rock formations and a moon-like landscape, guided by local Bedouins.
After jeep safari tour, head to the port city of Aqaba for a walk though its traditional Arab markets before crossing back to Israel and ending your tour in Eilat. Tour departs back to Eilat with the guide. Back to camp, and transport back to Aqaba and a city tour, and free time in the market for shopping (if time permits). Arrive back to Eilat with the assistant of our skilled team staff. This is the ultimate way to experience some of Jordan’s greatest highlights in a comfortable and great value fashion.
Pick up from hotel/airport, and transfer to Aravah border with our professional crew.
08:00 Border passing includes: border control and customs.
- Transfer from Eilat hotels/airport to Aravah border with our professional assistance.
- Jordanian English-speaking tour guide in Petra site.
- Transfers are in new model air-conditioned vehicles.
- Enjoy a fully escorted and guided tour of the ‘lost city of Petra’, one of the Seven Wonders of the world.
- Entrance fees.
- Eat lunch local at an authentic restaurant in Petra.
- Explore the stunning landscape in Two hours jeep safari tour in Wadi Rum.
- Meeting and assisting on the Israeli side of the border and transfer back to hotel..
- Night in a 3 stars hotel in Petra
This process may take up to 2 hours, so your patience is appreciated.
Transfer from the border to Petra in our newest models of air- conditioned vehicles. Transport time is approximately 2-3 hours, passing through a vast and comfortable highway ("The Desert Way"), following through a scenic route on the mountain side, and arriving at Petra's historical site, known as one of the Seven Wonders Of The World.
The tour of Petra begins at the entrance to the site. Included in your package is an optional horseback riding for the first 200 meters of the route. The ride allows you to taste the unique atmosphere of the place.
(Tipping the carrier is required, ranging from $2-$5 (USD) at your discretion).
15:30 Lunch at a local authentic restaurant.
16:30 Transport to the hotel in Petra, and a free evening in Petra.
Breakfast at the hotel, and free time to explore Petra and the authentic market.
Transport to Wadi Rum.
Overnight in a Bedouin tent in Wadi Rum.
Option to stay at a hotel in Aqaba for an additional charge for room and transportation.
19:30 Dinner at the camp.