Petra Full Day Tour from Dead Sea

Day Trips & Excursions in Aqaba

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Join a small group to discover Petra’s rock-carved ruins, 'Indiana Jones' filming sites and rich Nabataean history on a day trip every Thursday from Dead Sea! After traveling south to the UNESCO-listed city, enjoy a stroll or short horseback ride to the Siq gorge for a comprehensive walking tour led by a local guide. Admire Petra highlights such as the Treasury (Al Khazneh), the Royal Tombs and amphitheater, and then make the most of some free time to explore the city that has captivated visitors for centuries.
You will be picked up from the Dead Sea hotel early in the morning to visit the Nabatean Red Rose City of Petra, one of the Seven Wonders of the World for a classic visit. A city 175 kilometers north of Aqaba, carved in stone more than 2000 years ago in order to dominate the trade routes of ancient Arabia. First, you will walk the siq, a narrow path of 1.2 kilometers; this is the main entrance to the city. At the end of the siq, You will see the treasury - Khazneh, which was believed to hold countless treasures. The first view of the Khazneh is breath-taking. Other monuments you will visit are the Theatre, 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 that of Indiana Jones!

What’s included

  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • Transfer by an air-conditioned vehicle matching the number of participants (seat in coach)
  • Local, English-speaking guide for visit to Petra
  • Entry/Admission - Petra World Heritage Site

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

Highlights

  • Small group ensures personal service
  • Soak up the atmosphere on a walking tour
  • Step back in time on a history tour
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
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