• Duration: 12 hours
  • Easy
  • eTicket

  • Pick up available
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Description

 You will leave the hotel early in the morning to join a small group to drive south to the Nabatean Red Rose City of Petra, one of the Seven Wonders of the World, for a classic visit. 

As you travel, gaze at the desert landscapes and hear tales of Jordan’s history. Hewn into a sandstone valley carved by the Nabataean people more than 2,000 years ago, this ancient rose-red rock city located 245 kilometers from Amman at the crossroads of age-old trading routes, to dominate ancient Arabia. Reach Petra's main site to learn more about its magnificent history. 

On arrival, leave your vehicle, and enjoy a 2-hour tour of this UNESCO Heritage-listed wonder with a local guide. First, walk through the famous “Siq”, a narrow path of 1.2 kilometers; rock fissure that was once the main entrance to the city, and marvel at your first glimpse of the hauntingly beautiful Treasury “Al - Khazneh” as the canyon suddenly opens up. 

Admire this rose-pink masterpiece, originally built to house priceless treasures and capture it on camera. Then, proceed through the widening canyon to witness other monuments such as the 3,000-seater Theater, the Royal Tombs, and the Byzantine Church. As you explore, listen as your guide describes how the Nabateans sculpted the buildings, and learn how they mastered the harsh desert conditions to make their lives here. 

After around two hours of exploring, enjoy free time and lunch at your own expense. If time permits you can climb up the Monastery on your own or the High Place of Sacrifice: a clifftop altar that was once used for animal sacrifices and other ceremonies. 

Return to Petra’s entrance and rejoin your driver. Pass by Little Petra, a small rocky valley with carvings, that archaeologists believe acted as the Nabatean’s caravan before heading to the main city and as an accommodation stop for the traders who traveled through the city. Then, journey back to Amman, where your day trip ends with a hotel drop-off. 

Please wear comfortable shoes and bring a sunhat for this unforgettable adventure. Come and explore one of the world’s wonders of architectural engineering combined with the ingenuity of carving for an unforgettable adventure just like that of Indiana Jones and the Transformers!

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What's included

  • Hotel pick up and drop off 
  • Seat in Coach transfer by air-conditioned leisure vehicle according number of participants 
  • English-Speaking Driver
  • One day entrance fees to Petra; if option Jordan Pass not selected 
  • Horse ride before the “Siq”
  • Local English-Speaking Guide for the classic visit of Petra
  • On board WI-FI

What's excluded

  • All type of meals, unless option with lunch selected (Vegetarian meal by request)
  • All type of beverages
  • All type of gratuities (Tips to the Driver, Guide, and Horse Boy) – Recommended
  • Personal Expenses 
  • Anything else not mentioned

What do I need to bring

  •  Clients are advised to bring hats, sun screen, and comfortable walking shoes. 

Important information

  • Confirmation will be received at the time of booking. 
  • Airport Pick-up and Drop-off by request. 
  • Order of visits may change for day tours with more than one visit as long as all sites completed. 
  • Contact your local operator (phone number, emergency mobile number, or email address) a day before to reconfirm pick-up arrangements provided in your voucher.
  • For Jordan Pass holders that purchased tour activity with entrance fees, please inform us to reimburse the entrance fees in destination. 
  • Tour activity is provided in English. For other languages (Spanish, Portuguese, French, and German) by request.
  • Mobile SIM cards including Wi-Fi are available with assistance of our team upon request and can be subject to a small additional charge approximately: 20 USD. (Prices subject to change by the communication company). 
  • For clients with mobility issues please contact us – for Golf Cart services at Petra please contact us 
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level.
  • Most local tourist restaurants in Jordan do not serve alcohol, if you do not want a dry restaurant please contact us.

Cancellation policy

  • Cancellation fee of 100% if cancelled 3 days or less before departure
  • Cancellation fee of 50% if cancelled 7 days or less before departure
  • Cancellation fee of 0% if cancelled 8 days or less before departure

Categories

  • SEAT IN COACH TOUR
  • CITY BREAK
  • CITY TOURS
  • DAY TRIPS AND EXCURSIONS

Guided Language

  • English
  • Francaise
  • Español

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