Two day tour Petra + Wadi Rum
Places we visit: Petra, Wadi Rum, Aqaba.
Number of days: 2, departure 07:30 am – 8 pm, return on the following day at 5 pm.
Language: English (a supplement for a different language.
Hotel standard: A choice between 3* / 4* / 5* / camping in Wadi Rum.
Comprised meals: Lunch, dinner, breakfast, lunch.
The tour includes: Pick up and travel to the border and back, entrances to sites + a short horse ride in Petra, a two hour jeep ride in Wadi Rum, overnight at a hotel of the client's choice on a half board basis, 2 lunches, a bottle of mineral water, a short tour of Aqaba.
The tour does not include: Border taxes and tips, personal expenses and beverages, climbing, snapling and camel riding.
Tour description: Day 1: Meeting in the morning at a pick up point and traveling to Arabah border crossing. Our representative will be assisting with the border crossing. Pick up by our escorting Jordanian guide.
Traveling to Wadi Rum, situated in the southern region of Jordan. It is regarded by many as one of the most beautiful desert landscapes in the world. Sandstones and granite rocks make up this vast valley, the largest in the Hashemite kingdom. 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 be an outstanding experience for the group. We will have lunch in Wadi Rum. (Pending on weather conditions, lunch will be served either in a Bedouin encampment or in a local restaurant). Next we travel to Wadi Musa, where we get organized, have dinner and overnight.
Day 2: After breakfast, we get organized and depart on a day of lifetime experiences in one of the seven wonders of the world – 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 in 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. We will stop to take pictures and then 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.
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.
On tours going out from the beginning of October and on it is advisable to take along some warm clothes for the evening time.
The jeep ride could be extended by two hours for a supplement.
The visit to Aqaba may take place either on the first or the second day, depending on the timetable / the client's request.
There may be some itinerary and timetable changes, due to factors beyond our control, such as weather, etc.