Private Full-Day Wadi Rum and Petra Tour from Aqaba

Day Trips & Excursions in Aqaba

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Book your place in this adventure to visit Jordan’s natural and man-made wonders. Start by visiting the truly beautiful Wadi Rum also known as the Valley of the Moon, where the movie Lawrence of Arabia was filmed. You will have the chance explore the soaring cliffs and magnificent sandstone by touring in a 4 x 4 Jeeps. Travel from the natural wonder to a man-made 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 in the comfort of a private vehicle from Aqaba to drive south to Wadi Rum for an extraordinary experience. Wadi Rum, almost 70 kilometers from Aqaba, where the movie Lawrence of Arabia was 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. Amongst 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. Concentration of salt and minerals, which makes it a therapeutic as well as a unique swimming experience not to be missed.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 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 the one in Indiana Jones!

What’s included

  • Hotel 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 visit to Petra
  • Admission to mentioned sites: Wadi Rum and Petra with horse for one day
  • Classic 2-hour local jeep tour during visit at Wadi Rum

What’s not included

  • Local guide where not mentioned
  • Meals and beverages
  • Entrance fees to additional sites
  • Any other services not mentioned
  • Gratuities (optional)

Highlights

  • Soak up the atmosphere on a walking tour
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • Led by a local guide
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