• Duration: 9 hours
  • Moderate
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  • Pick up available
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Description

Enjoy a day trip to Petra and Shobak Castle from Amman. 

The UNESCO World Heritage Site Petra is Jordan’s top attraction, famous for its 2,000 years old sandstone architecture. 

Your guide will show you for 2.5 hours the Siq, Al Khazneh, the Street of Facades, the Theatre, and the Royal Tombs. 

When driving back to Amman you stop at the small Crusader castle in Shobak. This private tour includes lunch at a local restaurant, and the experience lasts about 10 hours.  

Itinerary

Day Trip Petra Shobak Castle from Amman

Visit on this private day tour the rock city Petra and the remains of the Crusader castle in Shobak. Start and ending point is Amman.

07:00 am be ready at your hotel lobby in Amman. Your English-speaking driver meets you with signage in your name, and you drive along the fastest route, the Desert Highway, in the southern direction to Petra. The transfer time is about 3 hours depending on traffic. Free WiFi and free bottled water is provided in the vehicle.

Reaching Petra your driver matches you with your private guide. The guide will introduce you to the history of Petra, built by the Nabateans. The tour covers the Treasury, the Street of Facades, the Theatre, and some of the Royal Tombs. The guided tour lasts 2.5 hours but you can stay up to 4 hours inside Petra Archaeological Park.

The driver waits for you at the main gate to take you for lunch at a local restaurant. Afterward, drive 25 km to Shobak castle. You have free time at the castle, a guide is not included. Shobak was known as Montreal and had been built in 1115 by Baldwin I of Jerusalem. At that time it was located along the pilgrimage and caravan routes. The location and the views from Shobak castle are still worth a visit. 2.5 hours transfer to your hotel in Amman.    

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What's included

Hotel pickup and drop-off. 

Transport by private, air-conditioned vehicle with English speaking driver.

Local English speaking guide in Petra (2 to 2.5 hours).

Entrance fees.

Lunch local restaurant (beverage not included).

Bottled water on board of the vehicle.

All taxes, fees and handling charges.

What's excluded

Travel insurance. 

Guide in Shobak Castle.

Horse drawn carriage, camel or donkey ride in Petra. 

Gratuities.

What do I need to bring

Comfortable walking shoes. 

Sun protection in spring and summer. 

Warm clothes in winter. 

Important information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Comfortable walking shoes, especially in spring and summer sun protection
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

Cancellation policy

  • Cancellation fee of 100% if cancelled 2 days or less before departure

Categories

  • DAY TRIPS AND EXCURSIONS
  • SIGHTSEEING

Guided Language

  • English

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