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Tour of Petra from Aqaba

Availability: Daily
Duration: 10 hours
Language: English
Mobile voucher accepted
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  • Tour Petra with a licensed guide
  • Enter Petra through the Siq to get to the famous Treasury
  • See the tombs, temples and theater
  • Have lunch at a local restaurant
What to expect

On this tour of the ancient city of Petra, you will discover one of the seven wonders of the world. Located two hours drive north of Aqaba, the desert city of Petra displays the legacy of the Nabataens who settled in the area over 2000 years ago.The sandstone city is located in the mountains, which depending on time of the day, transforms in color from pink, dark red, purple and orange.

You will enter Petra through the main entrance, passing precipitous cliffs you will see the awesome Siq, a huge crack in the sandstone 1,2 km.long. You'll head towards the most famous of Petra's monument, the Treasury, with its intricately carved facade. Your guide will help you explore the many other buildings, facades,crypts, baths, mourning halls, temples, and the Roman theater.

You will then enjoy lunch at a local restaurant with an extensive selection of oriental dishes before returning to Aqaba.

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What's included
  • Meeting and assistance from the hotel and back
  • Transportation in a comfortable bus
  • Entrance fee to Petra
  • Lunch
  • Horseback ride – 800 m
  • Sight-seeing tour in Aqaba
  • Sight-seeing tour in Aqaba
What's not included
  • Departure tax, tips, personal expenses, and private insurance
  • Other languages available for an extra fee
  • We recommend that you have cash money available for border fees and tips
What to remember
  • Have a valid passport and landing card
  • Nationality, passport number, date of issue, expiry date and birth date are required for reservation
  • Voucher and visa/tax/tip money, in cash only (payable in U.S. dollars, Euro, Pound Sterling, or Israeli Shekel)
  • Very warm clothing in Winter, cool comfortable clothing and head covering in Summer
  • Good walking shoes
  • Personal insurance is not included
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  • 8.45am
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