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From Jerusalem: Petra Day Tour

Product ID: 241392
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Discover Petra, one of the New7Wonders of the World and a UNESCO World Heritage Site, on a full-day trip from Jerusalem. Learn about the history and culture of this magical place with your professional guide, and enjoy included entrance.
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Duration 21 hours
Starting time 3:00 AM
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  • Discover Petra on a guided tour of the UNESCO World Heritage Site with a local English-speaking guide
  • Experience Petra on your own with some free time to explore the site
  • Relax in modern air-conditioned vehicles on your journey to and from Jerusalem
  • Travel hassle-free with the price of your ticket included
Full description
Start your tour at 3:00 AM with pickup at the David Citadel Hotel in Jerusalem. Then, drive through the desert in a comfortable vehicle until you reach the Arava Border. Cross the border with assistants, a procedure which may take up to an hour. 

At 8:30 AM, transfer from the border to Petra in a new air-conditioned vehicle. This ride takes approximately 2-3 hours.  Enjoy the scenic route along the mountainside before arriving at Petra's historical site, known as one of the New7Wonders of the World.  

At approximately 11:30 AM, begin your tour of Petra at the entrance to the site with a maximum group size of 25 people. Explore the highlights of this impressive site with your guide.

Next, start your journey towards Aqaba at 4:30 PM. Make a few stops at certain observations points along the way to appreciate the beautiful landscapes that Wadi Rum has to offer. At 7:30 PM, return to the Israeli territory with the assistance of your guide and arrive back at the pickup location in Jerusalem by midnight.
  • Pickup and drop-off at the meeting point in Jerusalem
  • Border crossing assistance
  • Entrance fees to Petra
  • Guided tour
  • Bottle of water
What’s Not Included
  • Border fees: US $65
  • Jordanian visa fee for those who have not pre-arranged a visa: $60
  • Please note: these fees should be paid in cash at the border; USD or ILS are accepted

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Meeting point

Pickup time: 03:00 AM. Meet at the David Citadel Hotel, King David St. 7, Jerusalem, 9410119, Israel. Please arrive at the pickup location 15-minutes before the pickup time.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Passport
  • Comfortable shoes
Not allowed
  • Short skirts
Know before you go
• Modest clothing is recommended: no short skirts, low cut shirts or garments revealing the midriff
• Headscarves are not required
• The suggested tip for group tours to Jordan is $5 per person per day for the driver and guide
• Things to bring: passports, sunscreen, sunglasses and hat, scarf, ATM card or cash, US Dollars or Jordanian Dinar for tips, and shoes suitable for walking
• Please provide the following passport details when you make your booking: passport number, issue date, expiry date, country of issue, and date of birth

From US$ 299 per person

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Product ID: 241392