Petra & Wadi Rum Tour from Tel Aviv (3D/2N)


Experience the rich history, culture and natural beauty of Jordan on this three day Petra and Wadi Rum tour from Tel Aviv. The tour is fully guided, with transportation to and from Tel Aviv, all meals included, and two nights in a Bedouin Campsite. Jerash, Amman, Petra and the stunning desert landscape of Wadi Rum await

Highlights

  • View the stunning contrast of desert landscapes and fertile plains
  • Enjoy authentic Bedouin hospitality
  • Taste delicious traditional Bedouin food
  • Explore one of the Seven Wonders of the World, Petra
  • Ride in a 4x4 in Wadi Rum, the 'Valley of the Moon"
  • Spend three full days seeing the best of what Jordan has to offer

Tour Itinerary

  • Day 1
  • - 06:45 – Collection from Tel Aviv (Abraham Hostel) and transfer to Sheikh Hussein Crossing.
  • - 08:45 - Pick up from Beit She'an (Ha-Atsma'ut Square) - (Upon Request Only)
  • - 09:00 – Cross border.
  • - 10:30 – Drive to Jerash
  • - 11:30 – Visit to Jerash.
  • - 14:00 – Lunch in local restaurant.
  • - 16:00 – Driving tour of Amman. Visit to Citadel if time allows.
  • - 17:30 – Drive to Petra
  • - 20:00 – Arrive in Petra for dinner at Bedouin campsite
  • Day 2
  • - 07:00 – Breakfast
  • - 08:00 – Explore Petra with Guide
  • - 13:00 – Lunch in Restaurant near Petra
  • - 14:00 – Explore Petra - Free Time
  • - 17:00 – Depart Petra from Camp
  • - 19:00 – Arrive in camp for dinner and overnight stay
  • Day 3
  • - 07:00 – Breakfast in Camp
  • - 09:30 – Arrive in Wadi Rum, and enjoy 4x4 jeep tour
  • - 13:00 – Lunch in Wadi Rum
  • - 13:30 – Depart for the Allenby Bridge Border
  • - 18:30 – Arrive in Allenby and cross border
  • - 20:00 – Transport from Border
  • - 22:00 – Arrive in Tel Aviv
  • *All times are approximate

Full Description

Better than one-day Petra tours!

  • No Pre-Arranged Visa Required!
  • Leaves from Tel Aviv rather than Eilat, saving you money, long rides on public transport and a mandatory night in Eilat.
  • Includes an experienced guide who will accompany you, along with your driver, during your entire trip in Jordan.
  • Includes the incredible cities of Jerash and Amman, rather than only seeing Petra.
  • Authentic meals and overnight stay with local Bedouins.
  • A full day (5.5 hours) in Petra, rather than being rushed through in three hours.

Our three fully-packed days begin in Tel Aviv, as we head toward the Jordanian border. We cross at the northern Sheikh Hussein border, and enter Jordan, driving through the Judean desert for about an hour.

Our first stop is Jerash, one of the best-preserved Roman provincial towns in the world. The historical city contains an ancient cardo, a hippodrome, oval forum, temples, and Hadrian’s arch. Step back in time as you walk through the ruins of this 4000-year-old city, while your guide explains this wonderful blend of Greco-Roman architecture and the Mediterranean world.

We will stop for lunch at a local restaurant, and then continue on to the Citadel in Amman, the modern-day Jordanian capital. From the Citadel, you will be treated with a sprawling view of the seven hills that make up one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world. In the citadel and the museum in its vicinity, you will learn about Amman’s cultural importance and remnants of ancient civilizations.

From here we will go to a Bedouin camp near Petra where you will enjoy authentic Bedouin hospitality, including an Arab-style dinner and a comfortable bed for the night. Before going to sleep, sit beneath the clear desert skies and stargaze, listening to local music, enjoying the magical desert atmosphere.

Waking up early the next morning, we will have a quick breakfast before we get on the bus and depart for Petra. This day of the trip is focused entirely on Petra, a famous archaeological site set in a stunning red sandstone landscape. One of the new seven wonders of the world, and the highlight of this trip, Petra was once a major crossroads of the ancient Near East, and its Nabataean people flourished through commerce. You will have the whole morning to tour Petra with the guide, before taking a lunch break at a local restaurant. Then in the afternoon, you will have the opportunity to explore the various sites, such as the monastery, on your own before heading back to camp for dinner and another night in the Bedouin camp.

The third day of this tour will be spent in the exquisite desert landscape of Wadi Rum, virtually untouched by humanity. We will travel through the vast scenic desert valley on a 4×4 Jeep tour, providing you with the best possible experience of this moon-like landscape, the red sand dunes, towering cliffs of weathered stone, and desert animals. After the jeep ride we will have lunch at a local restaurant, then head back to the Allenby bridge border crossing, and arrive in Tel Aviv by late evening.

This fully-guided tour is a truly memorable experience in Jordan, including full transportation to all locations. We recommend the Abraham Tours extensively informational travel app for smartphones and tablets, for additional information about each of the sites. The app includes maps, information and pictures, and can be downloaded in advance so it doesn’t require an internet connection while you’re on the tour. Download it for free on our site.

Note: If you are traveling alone, you may need to share a room with someone of the same gender, depending on the size of the group. Private rooms are available for a single supplement of 80 ILS. Just let us know when booking. There is also an option of staying in a nearby hotel for those who wish, which must also be mentioned in your booking form.

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For more information you can call us on +972 2 566 0045 between 9am and 9pm (Israel time), or write to us.
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Starting From
1860 NIS
Per Person
CURRENCY EXCHANGE RATES:
1860 NIS = 467€ / 511$ / 398£

Exchange rate information is provided by a third party for indicative purposes only.

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Quick Facts
  • Duration:
    Three Days
  • Pickup points:
    Beit Shean - Ha-Atsma'ut Square, Tel Aviv - Abraham Hostel,
  • Essential Information:
    Why Us?:
    - Central Pickup locations, so you spend the
      maximum time in Petra and Jordan, and not
      circling the city to pickup other guests!
    - Top Rated tour, with 5 star customer feedback
      and a Certificate of Excellence from Trip Advisor
    - One guide that is with you from the moment you
      arrive in Jordan until you leave, taking care of your
      entire trip.
    
    What to bring:
    - Valid passport
    - Money for border crossing
      and exit fee.
    - Warm clothes for night
    - Camera
    
    Muslim Holidays: 
    During Islamic Holy Days (especially Ramadan), some
    sites may be closed or visiting times shortened.
    
    Religious Objects and Clothing 
    Please be aware that certain religious clothing and objects can create issues for travelers at the Border crossing.  If you wish to bring such items, please consult with our sales desk prior to the tour.
  • Includes:
    - Full transportation to all sites
    - Full Guiding
    - Entrance fees
    - 4x4 Jeep tour in Wadi Rum
    - Accommodation in Bedouin campsite 
    - Custom-made travel app for smartphones & tablets
    - Meals (lunch and dinner on first day, 
      breakfast, lunch and dinner on second day,
      and breakfast and lunch on third day.
    
    *Religious meal requirements (such as Kosher or Halal) are unable to be accommodated unfortunately on this tour
  • Excludes:
    - Border taxes of $45 in total.
      $31 payable on the first day for Israeli tax,
      payable in US Dollars, Euros, or Shekels.
      $14 payable on second day for Jordanian 
      Exit fee of 10 Dinar (payable 
      only in Jordanian Dinar)
    - Travel insurance
    - Room Upgrade (Hotel option available during booking process)
    - Tips (Tipping is a part of the culture and economy
    of tourism in the Middle East, in a similar way to
    restaurants in the USA and Europe)
    
    Visa Information: 
    Jordan permits most Western countries to receive a
    travel visa at the border crossing. However, residents
    of some countries need to apply for a visa in advance. 
    For re-entry into Israel, please ensure you are eligible
    for a Visa on Arrival, or have already arranged a multiple
    entry visa for Israel in advance.
    
    Check with your local embassy, or online.
    
    Israeli Citizens
    Please note, this tour is not available to sole Israeli
    passport holders, due to restrictions.
    If you have Israeli Citizenship in addition to a foreign
    passport, please contact us prior to the tour for 
    special instructions regarding the border crossings.
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