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From Eilat: Petra Full-Day Guided Tour with Transfers

Product ID: 240317
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Discover the fascinating history of Petra, one of the Seven Wonders of the World on this full-day private or shared tour from Eilat. With an expert guide, explore this unique UNESCO World Heritage Listed site before exploring at your leisure.
About this activity
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Mobile ticketing
Duration 12 hours
Starting time 7:00 AM
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English

Pickup included

from your accommodation in Eilat

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Experience

Highlights
  • Enjoy an expertly guided tour of Petra, a UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Explore Petra at your own leisure during the designated free time
  • Learn about the fascinating history of the site
Full description
The tour departs from Eilat and heads towards Petra, crossing the Aravah border along the way. Ride through the dusty desert landscapes, and marvel at the vast sandy scenery that stretches out all around you. Follow the scenic route alongside the mountains before arriving at Petra, one of the Seven Wonders of the World.

Upon arrival, explore the highlights of the site with your expert guide and listen to fascinating stories and legends about the people who once lived here. As you amble around, admire the vibrant hues of the rocks from which most of the buildings here were carved, earning Petra the nickname ‘red-rose city’. Following your tour, enjoy some free time to wander around the site at your own leisure and focus on the areas that interest you most.

After the tour, start the return journey to Eilat in the direction of the port region of Aqaba. Along the drive, stop at a selection of observation points to marvel at the breathtaking landscape of the Wadi Rum desert, where the red rocky mountains blend into the sunny horizon.
Includes
  • Pickup and drop-off from Eilat
  • Transportation to all sites
  • Border crossing assistance
  • Entry fees to Petra
  • Guided tour of Petra
  • Bottle of water
  • Private tour (if option selected)
What’s Not Included
  • Border fees of US$65
  • Jordanian visa fee of $60 (if no pre-arranged visa)

Prepare for the activity

Important information
What to bring
  • Passport
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen
  • Headscarf
Know before you go
• The border fees ($65 USD) and Jordanian visa fees ($60USD if you have not pre-arranged a visa) must be paid on site. USD and Jordanian Dinar are accepted.
• Modest clothing is recommended (no short skirts, low cut shirts or garment revealing the midriff). Headscarves are not required
• Suggested tip for group tours to Jordan is $5 per person per day for the driver and guide. Tips are a huge part of the tourism culture in this region and a great signal of your appreciation It is recommended to follow the customs and tip in order to ensure a high quality experience for customers now and beyond
• Please bring your passport, sunscreen, sunglasses and hat, scarf, ATM card or cash, US Dollars or Jordanian Dinar for tips, and shoes suitable for walking
• Please arrive at the pickup location 15-minutes prior to the pickup time
• The local operator is very experienced in handling visitors to Jordan, but small delays can sometimes occur at the border, or other points during the tour

From £148.27 per person

Customer reviews
Overall rating
4.1 / 5
based on 47 reviews
Review summary
Service
3.7/5
Organization
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Value for money
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Safety
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Tourist Israel Tours

Product ID: 240317