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From Tel Aviv: Petra 1-Day Guided Tour with Full Transfer

Product ID: 241307
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Discover Petra, one of the Seven Wonders of the World. Depart from Tel Aviv in an air-conditioned coach. Cross the border with an experienced guide. Explore the history and culture of Petra on a guided tour.
About this activity
Duration 21 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Enjoy a guided tour of Petra, one of the 7 wonders of the world, led by an experienced local English speaking guide
  • Have time to experience the city on your own
  • Travel to and from Tel Aviv in a modern air-conditioned vehicle
Full description
Meet your guide at the Grand Beach Hotel. Start your trip at 3:00 AM so that you can arrive in Petra early enough to enjoy a full day of sightseeing. Travel to the Arava Border. At the border, your guide will assist you with entering Jordan. Drive from the border to Petra in a comfortable air-conditioned vehicle. Enjoy the ride across the vast highway known as the “desert way.” Journey down a scenic mountain route along the mountainside.

Arrive at Petra at approximately 11:30 AM and embark on a guided tour of this UNESCO World Heritage Site, and one of the 7 wonders of the world. Explore the sandstone city built in the 3rd century by the Nabataeans. Discover the palaces, temples, tombs, storerooms, and stable that were all carved into the soft stone cliffs. Marvel at the Greek-style pillars of the Treasury– a masterpiece of masonry work. Walk through the tombs known as the Street of Facades. Visit the 7,000-seat theater.

 
Journey back towards Aqaba at 4:30 PM. Stop along the way at observation points and take in the beautiful landscape of Wadi Rum. At 7:30 PM return to Israel.
Includes
  • Pickup and drop-off from Tel Aviv,
  • Transportation to all sites
  • Assistance with the border crossing
  • Entry fees to Petra
  • Guided tour
  • Bottle of water
What’s Not Included
  • Border fees of $65 cash
  • Jordanian visa fee of $60 cash, (for those who do not have a pre-arranged a visa)
  • These fees should be paid in cash at the border (USD or ILS are accepted)

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Pick up is from the Israeli Textile Center, Kaufmann Street 2 (Corner of Shenkar and Kaufmann St), at 3:00 AM

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Important information
What to bring
  • Passport
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Cash
Know before you go
• Please note, modest clothing is recommended (no short skirts, low cut shirts or bare midriffs). Headscarves are not required.
• Suggested tip for group tours to Jordan is $5 per person per day for the driver and guide. We pay our guides and drivers fairly and in most cases above the market, rate to ensure that we have the most talented and high-quality representatives. However, tips are a huge part of the tourism culture in this region and a great signal of your appreciation and motivator for our team to do their jobs to the highest possible quality. We ask that you follow the customs and tip in order for us to ensure a high-quality experience for customers now and beyond.
• Please bring passports, sunscreen, sunglasses, hat, scarf, ATM card or cash, US Dollars or Jordanian Dinar for tips, and comfortable walking shoes.
Customer reviews
Overall rating
4.2 / 5
based on 17 reviews
Review summary
Service
4.3/5
Organization
4.7/5
Value for money
3.8/5
Safety
4.3/5

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Tourist Israel Tours

Product ID: 241307