Private Full-Day Aqaba Shore Excursion to Petra and Wadi Rum

Shore Excursions in Southern Jordan

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Book your place in this adventure to visit Jordan’s man-made and natural wonders. Start by visiting one of the Seven Wonders of the World, and one of Jordan’s most enchanting Archaeological sites Petra, It is a city carved in stone more than 2000 years ago to dominate the trade routes of ancient Arabia. Admire its highlights such as the Treasury (Al Khazneh), the Royal Tombs and amphitheater! Travel to visit the natural wonder  the truly beautiful Wadi Rum also known as the Valley of the Moon. You will have the chance explore the soaring cliffs and magnificent sandstone by touring in a local 4 x 4 Jeeps.
You will be picked up from Aqaba port were you will meet your friendly, professional English-speaking drivers after your cruise ship docks. Proceed to the Nabatean Red Rose City of Petra, one of the Seven Wonders of the World, for a classic visit. A city 245 kilometers from Amman, carved in stone more than 2000 years ago in order to dominate the trade routes of ancient Arabia. First a walk through the “siq”, a narrow path of 1.2 kilometers; this is the main entrance to the city. At the end of the “siq”, the visitors will be amazed by the treasury - “Khazneh”, which was believed to hold countless treasures. Other monuments you will see are the Theater, and the Royal Tombs. Come and explore one of the world’s wonders of architectural engineering combined with the ingenuity of carving for an unforgettable adventure just like the one in Indiana Jones!  Proceed to Wadi Rum for an extraordinary experience. Wadi Rum, almost 70 kilometers from Aqaba, where the movies The Martians and Lawrence of Arabia were filmed; is a uniquely shaped massive mountain that rose amongst the rosy red sand of the desert with towering cliffs of various brownish, reddish, and golden colors. Within this emptiness and silence you can explore the desert in Jeeps 4 x 4 visiting the seven pillars of wisdom and the holographic pictures carved before Christ.

What’s included

  • Aqaba port pick-up and drop -off
  • Private Transfer by a leisure air conditioned vehicle according number of participants
  • English Speaking Driver
  • Local English Speaking Guide for classic visit of Petra
  • Classic 2 hours local jeep visit at Wadi Rum

What’s not included

  • Local Guide where not mentioned
  • All type of meals and beverages
  • Infant meals
  • Entrance fees to additional sites
  • Any other service not mentioned
  • Gratuities