Welcome to Aqaba & Around

Perched on the edge of the Gulf of Aqaba, ringed by high desert mountains and enjoying a pleasant climate for most of the year, Aqaba has what it takes to make a major resort – a fact not lost on developers: the glamorous US$2.5 billion Saraya Project, which includes lagoons, a marina, a golf course and a British university, is well on the way to completion. ... Read More

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Aqaba & Around adventures

$481.25 Small group tours

3 Nights 4 Days Private Lawrence of Arabia Tour: Petra - Wadi Rum and Aqaba

Enjoy a four days program where you arrive to the coastal city of Aqaba. You will be accommodated for 1 night in each of Petra, Wadi Rum and Aqaba. Proceed from Aqaba to Petra for a guided walking tour through the most important Archaeological features of Petra, one of the Seven Wonders of the World. off to visit the desert of Wadi Rum where Matt Damon movie the Martian was filmed,for a thrilling 2 hours ride in a 4x4 local jeeps to see the soaring cliffs and sandstone. Wadi Rum used to be called the valley of moon where the movie Lawrence of Arabia was also filmed. Finish the tour by going back to Aqaba city.

$168.75 Small group tours

Wadi Rum Tour from Aqaba with Overnight Bedouin Experience

Soak up the spectacular desert wilderness of Wadi Rum on this overnight tour from Aqaba! Head deep into the UNESCO-protected region and marvel at its epic mountains, gorges, valleys and rock carvings on a 4x4 tour. End your day with a Bedouin dinner around the campfire, watch the stars twinkle to life in the night sky, and sleep in true local style in a Bedouin tent! Upgrade to include a camel ride, and squeeze every last drop of adventure from your overnight desert odyssey!

$531.25 Sightseeing tours

Aqaba Shore Excursion: Private 2-day Petra and Wadi Rum Tour

Private Petra and Wadi Rum tour to discover both Petra and Wadi Rum from Aqaba port in two days. You will visit Wadi Rum where the "the Martian" was filmed. Drive through the Sharah mountains, walk through the Siq (narrow gorge) to the hidden city of Petra, to see the treasury, theater, Royal tombs and Roman street. After lunch you drive back to your cruise ship.