Two day tour Petra + Aaron's Tomb for traditional Jews
A two day tour to Wadi Rum, Petra and Aaron's Tomb, especially adapted for tradition observants.
Places we visit: Petra, Wadi Rum, Aaron's Tomb.
Number of days: 2.
Language: English (a supplement for a different language).
Comprised meals: Lunch, dinner, breakfast, lunch.
The tour includes: An English speaking Jordanian tour guide who will accompany us at all times, an air conditioned coach throughout the tour (except for walking tours), entrances to Petra + a short horse ride in Petra (those who wish to do so), lunch at a restaurant in Petra, a two hour jeep ride in Wadi Rum, some light Bedouin refreshments, a bottle of mineral water, a tour of Aqaba (pending on our timetable).
The tour does not include: Border taxes and tips, personal expenses and beverages, camel rides, climbing or snapling.
Tour description: Day 1: Leaving the Arabah border crossing in the morning or a noon, traveling to Aqaba for a short tour of the city.
Traveling to Wadi Rum. Wadi Rum has also been made famous by Lawrence of Arabia, who wrote his book "Seven Pillars of Wisdom" during his stay there. (It is also the site where the film "Lawrence of Arabia" was made).
At the entrance to Wadi Rum there will be jeeps waiting for us to take us on a two hour drive. The trip will start at the Seven Pillars of Wisdom and proceed towards the imposing desert landscapes and the magnificent colors of the mountains, all of which are sure to provide the group with an outstanding experience. After lunch we travel to
Wadi Musa (Petra), where we get organized and overnight.
Day 2: Early morning rise, we leave the visitors' center of Petra. We take a two hour walk and climb Jebel Haroon, where Aaron's Tomb is situated. After the visit we climb down for a complete tour of Petra. We enter the Petra nature reserve and a take a short horse ride (those who wish to do so). Petra, the Nabatean capital, is carved into the rock, and is situated the far end of Wadi Musa. The road leading there meanders through the narrow, deep, winding and breathtaking Siq (the shaft) at the end of which the striking splendor of the burial shrine Al Khazneh (the treasury) is revealed to us. After taking pictures will arrive at our ultimate destination, the ancient and picturesque city of Petra. We will visit the theater, the façade, the Winged Lions Temple which is still under excavation and more… At noon we will have lunch at a restaurant. If there is any time left towards the afternoon we will leave Petra and travel back towards Aqaba to tour the city. At about 7 pm we will cross the border back into Israel.
Those who have difficulty walking can hire a donkey drawn buggy for an extra fee to the local people.
It is prohibited to carry food or beverages across the Jordanian border.
Make sure you have your passport and that it is valid for at least 3 months.
When making reservations you must fill in the following data:
- Full name in English, as spelled in your
- Passport number.
- Date of issue and date of expiry.
- Date of birth.
The tour will operate with a minimum of two travelers.
Those who eat kosher will be provided with kosher meals.
There are various options for climbing, snapling and camel riding.
On tours going out from the beginning of October and on it is advisable to take along some warm clothes for the evening time.
There may be some itinerary and timetable changes, due to factors beyond our control, such as weather, etc.