Petra Day Tour from Eilat


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A great one day tour of Petra where you will explore the wondrous landscapes, ancient civilizations and unparalleled craftsmanship that make Petra one of the most awe inspiring sites in the Middle East, and one of the new Seven Wonders of the World, with the option to spend the night to maximise your time in Petra

Highlights

  • Explore the 'lost city' of Petra, one of the Seven Wonders of the World
  • Taste authentic Jordanian cuisine
  • Enjoy a quick tour of Aqaba

Tour Itinerary

  • There is a one and 1.5 day option for this tour, with the 1.5 day option allowing much longer time to explore Petra, and enjoy a night at a hotel
  • Option 1 - Day Tour
  • 06:30 - 07:15 - pick up from your hotel in Eilat (exact time will be provided the evening before by the local operator)
  • 07:15 - Cross border
  • 08:00 - Depart from border crossing to Petra
  • 10:30 - Arrive at Petra and start the guided tour
  • 14:30 - Depart from Petra to have lunch in the nearby town
  • 16:00 - Head back to the border
  • 19:00 - Arrive back at your hotel in Eilat
  • Option 2 - One and a half Day (overnight) Tour
  • Day 1:
  • 06:30 - 07:15 - pick up from your hotel in Eilat (exact time will be provided the evening before by the local operator)
  • 07:15 - Cross border
  • 08:00 - Depart from border crossing to Petra
  • 10:30 - Arrive at Petra and start the guided tour
  • 14:00 - Lunch inside Petra & later free time to explore more of Petra as you wish.
  • 16:00 - 17:00 (changes seasonally) - Petra closes, go to your hotel and spend the night in a 3 star hotel near Petra
  • Day 2:
  • 07:00 - Breakfast at the hotel
  • 08:00 - Head back to Eilat
  • 10:30 - Arrive back at your hotel in Eilat
  • NB: All times are approximate and may be affected by situations outside of our control
  • *Please note that our tours to Petra are run by an external operator.

Full Description

An amazing tour of Petra, leaving from Eilat. After crossing into Jordan, you’ll travel along the beautiful desert highway through stunning scenery to the ‘lost city of Petra’. Tour Petra and explore the wonders of this pink city, before enjoying an authentic Arabic style lunch in a local restaurant and the option of staying overnight near Petra.

After being collected from your hotel in Eilat, we’ll transfer to the Jordanian border, crossing into the Hashemite Kingdom near the port city of Aqaba. As we head north to Petra, we’ll travel along the ‘desert way’ a stunning desert highway. Arriving at Petra, you’ll be blown away by the beauty of the golden rock which forms this ‘lost city’, one of the Seven Wonders of the World. After a short horseback ride, we’ll take a comprehensive guided tour of Petra and explore its many intricate wonders.

The it is time for an authentic Arabic style lunch, after which, depending on which option you booked, you will either head back to the border, or continue exploring Petra yourself and spend the night nearby at a hotel or in a Bedouin Camp.

Our Petra from Eilat tour is a great way to visit this beautiful and important archaeological site if time is short, however we highly recommend the overnight option to give you longer in Petra to explore everything which the lost city has to offer.

*Please note that our tours to Petra are run by an external operator.

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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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From (including border fees paid in cash on the day)
1475 ILS
Per Person
CURRENCY EXCHANGE RATES:
1475 ILS = 345€ / 390$ / 310£

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

Price List – Due now (minus $125 USD border fees paid on the tour)

  • One Day Tour – 975 ILS
  • One and Half Day Tour – 1250 ILS
Quick Facts
  • Duration:
    One Day or Overnight Tour
  • Pickup points:
    Eilat Central Bus Station, Other (Eilat) - Please Specify in Remarks,
  • Essential Information:
    Things to bring
    - Passport
    - Sunscreen and hat
    - Money for border fees ($125 paid at the border. Payment in US dollars recommended)
    - Camera
  • Includes:
    - Transportation to all sites from Eilat
    - Entrance fees to Petra
    - Lunch and 2 bottles of water
    - Accommodation, Dinner on Day 1, and Breakfast on Day 2 (if the One and a half day tour is chosen)
  • Excludes:
    - Border and transportation fees 
    (US$125 paid in cash at the border)
    - Travel insurance
    - Single supplement 280 ILS
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