1. From Tel Aviv: 2-Day Petra Tour with Flights & Accommodation
After a short flight from Tel Aviv, we'll travel down the Desert Highway and encounter awe-inspiring views of the desert and mountains that will leave a lasting impression on our memories. Upon reaching Petra, you'll have the option to explore the city on foot or horseback. Petra, the Lost Nabatean capital, is an impressive archaeological site dating back about 2,300 years, where remarkable structures were carved out of the rosy rock cliffs. Take a journey through the colorful gorge called the Siq, which leads to the iconic Petra Treasury adorned with intricate decorations. Marvel at the captivating Obelisk Tomb, explore the Petra Theater, and dive into the history of the ancient colonnaded street of Petra, adorned with beautifully decorated shrines. After a restful night in a hotel located right next to the archaeological park, savor a delicious breakfast, and enjoy an entire day of exploring Petra to your heart's content. The prime attraction is the Petra Monastery, also known as Al Dayr, located on a nearby hill offering a spectacular view along the way. Behold the enchanting Petra Great Temple with its grand columns and intricate decorations, visit the ancient Byzantine Church, explore Qasr Al Bint Temple rumored to be a palace built for the daughter of a biblical Pharaoh, and uncover the mysteries of the Urn Tomb. Browse the local Bedouin Market for unique handmade souvenirs, hike along towering cliffs, and capture stunning pictures of the entire site. Many visitors choose to end their day at the Petra Museum, where they can learn about how these splendid relics shaped Nabatean culture over time.