Full-Day Tour of Petra from Eilat

Cultural & Theme Tours in The Negev

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from$199
3.7 out of 5

Tour description provided by Viator

This tour will take you on an adventure that you will never forget, through the mountains to see Petra in all of her glory. Petra, one of the seven wonders of the world, was left by the Nadateans that lived in Jordan more than 2000 years ago. See the Treasury, which is the completion of the Siq. There is a Roman theater with three thousand seats, built in the 1st century B.C. There are crypts, baths, mourning halls, temples, and much more. You don't want to miss this full-day tour.
The tour leaves from your hotel in the morning at approximately 8:15am, then will proceed through the Aqaba border, where you will be assisted be the staff. From there, it is an approximate 2-hour drive to Petra, with beautiful scenery along the way. Once you arrive at the Petra site, the guide will start the tour. The tour starts by going through a path between the cliffs, called the Siq, a huge 1.2 kilometer crack in the sandstone. Throughout the day you will see the mountains change colors, from pink, dark red, purple or orange.The tour will take you to see the Treasury, which is Petras most famous monument. You will also see crypts, baths, mourning halls, buildings from the past, temples, and a Roman theater.After visiting Petra, you will go to lunch (included in the trip price). Time permitting you will go on a short sightseeing tour in Aqaba and then return to Israel. The estimated time of return to Eilat is 7:00pm.

What’s included

  • Lunch - Buffet lunch
  • Professional guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Entry/Admission - Petra

What’s not included

  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
  • The listed price does not include a $65 per person border departure tax, payable at the time of tour check-in.
  • Visa $75, we can make it for you at the border.
  • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)

Highlights

  • Buffet lunch included
  • All entrance fees included
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
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