Petra and Jordan All-Inclusive Two-Day Tour from Jerusalem

Multi-day & Extended Tours in Israel

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Go explore the wonders of Jordan on this two days long guided tour from Jerusalem! The archaeological site of Jerash, the high-contrast city Amman and the world wonder Petra are awaiting you next to stunning desert landscapes and captivating historical sites. Thanks to fully organized guiding and transportation from and to Jerusalem, as well as a unique overnight stay in a Bedouin camp, you can enjoy Jordan’s treasures without limit!
For two days, you’ll get a chance to explore some of the world’s oldest and most fascinating archaeological sites on your trip through Jordan. Starting from Jerusalem, you’ll board your air-conditioned minivan in the early morning and travel up north to the Sheikh Hussein Bridge Border Crossing.Passing the country’s northwest, dominated by fertile and ever-changing green landscapes, your first stop will be Jerash. Go on a journey through time in one of the world’s best preserved Roman towns, strolling its perfectly designed theaters, colonnaded streets and vast squares.Your next stop will be the capital Amman around 1.5 hours away. Its roots go all the way back to the ancient Roman settlement Philadelphia. From the impressive hilltop Citadel, featuring numerous Roman, Byzantine and early Islamic remains, past the bustling streets of Amman’s commercial center, to the restored 2nd century Roman Theater that has been incorporated into the downtown area, the city is full of contrasts.After lunch in a local restaurant, your route will take you to an authentic Bedouin camp near modern Petra. This is where you’ll enjoy a typical Bedouin dinner at the campfire and sleep overnight in a comfortable traditional tent shared by two travelers each with real beds, sheets and a towel.You’ll board your minivan again just after breakfast, and drive to ancient Petra. One of the new seven world wonders, Petra is the “rose-red city half as old as time” carved into the sandstone by the Nabataeans some 2.000 years ago. The tour starts guided through the Siq - the narrow gorge acting as an entrance corridor to Petra -, past the treasury and amphitheater, before you’re free to continue exploring other impressive sites like the Royal Tombs or the Monastery individually. For lunch, you’ll meet up together again, before returning back to Jerusalem via the Allenby Border Crossing.

What’s included

  • Professional guide
  • Round-trip transport by air-conditioned minivan
  • Entrance fees
  • Meals as per itinerary (B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner)
  • Overnight stay in a hut in a Bedouin camp shared by two travelers in real beds with sheets and a towel.
  • Downloadable smartphone and tablet app

What’s not included

  • Total of 101$ border taxes. 86$ (incl. 31$ Israeli and 56$ Jordanian tax, payable in US Dollars, Euros or Jordanian Dinar) will be paid on the first day, 14$ will be paid on the second day for the Jordanian exit fee (payable only in 10 Jordanian Dinar cash).
  • Travel insurance
  • Tips (Similar to restaurants in the US and Europe, tipping is part of the culture and economy in the Middle East)

Highlights

  • Dinner included
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Perfect introduction for first-time visitors
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