2-Night Private Tour of Petra and Wadi Rum from Amman

Multi-day & Extended Tours in Amman

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Get the perfect introduction to the Kingdom of Jordan on this 2-night private tour. Discover rose red Petra, one of the New Seven Wonders of the World, zoom across the Wadi Rum in a local 4WD, and spend the night in a Bedouin camp among desert sands and towering cliffs.
Day 1: Amman Airport – Petra (D) A private driver will greet you on arrival at Amman's Queen Alia International Airport for the 4-hour drive to Petra in a climate-controlled vehicle, then assist you with check in at a Petra hotel. We recommend an earlier flight, as the hotel dining room closes and 10pm. Please note that most local Jordanian hotels do not serve alcohol: if this is a priority for you, you may contact the supplier to arrange an upgrade. Overnight in Petra Day 2: Petra – Wadi Rum (B, D) After breakfast at your hotel, make the short drive to the archaeological site of Petra, the Nabatean city carved more than 2,000 years ago. A local guide will escort you on the horseback journey from the entrance to the Siq, a narrow canyon extending 1,300 yards (1,200 meters) to the main entrance to the city. Along with your guide, explore the Roman-era Theater and the Royal Tombs: if time permits, you can also climb to the Monastery (Jordanian rules mean your guide cannot accompany you here). Next, you'll begin the two-hour drive to Wadi Rum, once known as the Valley of the Moon, where the movie Lawrence of Arabia was filmed. Enjoy a two-hour 4WD tour among Wadi Rum's towering cliffs, sculptural rock formations, and rose-pink sands. Then settle in to your simple Bedouin camp in time for dinner: please note that tents include beds and bedding but not bathrooms (shared, single-sex facilities are available a short walk away). Overnight in Wadi Rum Day 3: Wadi Rum – Amman Airport (B) After a traditional Bedouin breakfast, hop back into your air-conditioned vehicle for the 4-hour drive back to Amman airport, in time for your flight home.

What’s included

  • Private transfer by air-conditioned vehicle
  • Local English-speaking guide for Petra
  • Entrance fees
  • Horse ride at Petra
  • 4WD trip in Wadi Rum
  • Two nights' half-board accommodation
  • Meals as per itinerary (B = Breakfast, L=Lunch, D = Dinner)

What’s not included

  • Lunch
  • Beverages and water
  • Gratuities
  • Jordan visa (40 JOD, approximately US $60 per person)
  • Jordan exit fees (20 JOD, approximately US $30 per person): these are usually included in the ticket price

Highlights

  • Perfect introduction for first-time visitors
  • Step back in time on a history tour
  • Get off the beaten track in a 4x4
  • Private tour is operated with just your party and a guide/driver

Itinerary

Day 1: Amman Airport – Petra (D) A private driver will greet you on arrival at Amman's Queen Alia International Airport for the 4-hour drive to Petra in a climate-controlled vehicle, then assist you with check in at a Petra hotel. We recommend an earlier flight, as the hotel dining room closes and 10pm. Please note that most local Jordanian hotels do not serve alcohol: if this is a priority for you, you may contact the supplier to arrange an upgrade. Overnight in Petra
Day 2: Petra – Wadi Rum (B, D) After breakfast at your hotel, make the short drive to the archaeological site of Petra, the Nabatean city carved more than 2,000 years ago. A local guide will escort you on the horseback journey from the entrance to the Siq, a narrow canyon extending 1,300 yards (1,200 meters) to the main entrance to the city. Along with your guide, explore the Roman-era Theater and the Royal Tombs: if time permits, you can also climb to the Monastery (Jordanian rules mean your guide cannot accompany you here). Next, you'll begin the two-hour drive to Wadi Rum, once known as the Valley of the Moon, where the movie Lawrence of Arabia was filmed. Enjoy a two-hour 4WD tour among Wadi Rum's towering cliffs, sculptural rock formations, and rose-pink sands. Then settle in to your simple Bedouin camp in time for dinner: please note that tents include beds and bedding but not bathrooms (shared, single-sex facilities are available a short walk away). Overnight in Wadi Rum
Day 3: Wadi Rum – Amman Airport (B) After a traditional Bedouin breakfast, hop back into your air-conditioned vehicle for the 4-hour drive back to Amman airport, in time for your flight home.
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