From Tel Aviv: Full-Day Trip to Petra with Roundtrip Flights

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From Tel Aviv: Full-Day Trip to Petra with Roundtrip Flights

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Experience the archaeological site of Petra in Jordan, regarded as one of the 7 New Wonders of the World. Travel through the mountains to take a tour of the site and enjoy an optional horseback ride.

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  • See one of the 7 New Wonders of the World
  • Explore 800 statues, facades, and temples spanning back to the 3rd century B.C.
  • Discover the magnificent Roman theater, tombs, caves, and more
  • Cruise through the beautiful desert landscapes of Jordon
  • Enjoy hassle-free border crossing with a professional crew
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Explore the iconic archaeological site of Petra on a full-day guided trip from Tel Aviv. Pass through the scenic mountains and see the 7 New Wonders of the World, the desert landscape of Wadi Ram, and more with an optional horseback ride.

Arrive at Ben Guiron Airport in Tel Aviv for your flight to Roman Airport in Eilat, where your driver will pick you up. From there, ride to the Arava border and go through border control and customs at 8:45 AM. On the Jordanian side of the border, transfer to an air-conditioned car/van/bus and head towards Petra. Enjoy your journey on a vast and comfortable highway. After traveling along a beautiful scenic route on the mountainside, arrive at Petra’s historical site, and see why it has been named one of the 7 New Wonders of the World. Begin your guided tour of the site at the entrance.

Included in your package is an optional horseback ride for the first 200 meters of the route. (Tipping the carrier is required, between $2-5 at your discretion.) Enjoy lunch at an authentic local restaurant (own expense). Then, leave Petra, stop at a few observation points, and enjoy the beautiful desert landscape of Wadi Ram on the way back to the border.

Be dropped off at the Eilat Central Bus Station with plenty of time to catch the shuttle to the Ramon Airport for your flight back to Ben Guiron in Tel Aviv.

  • Flights: Ben Gurion - Ramon Airport - Ben Gurion
  • Transfers between Eilat Bus Station and Jordan border
  • Transfers between Jordan border and Petra
  • Entrance ticket for 1-day tour of Petra
  • English speaking guide in Petra
  • Visa for Jordan
  • Border fees at the Israel/Jordan border
  • Soft drinks
  • Personal expenses
  • Lunch in Petra ($17 per person)
  • Gratuities
  • Airport transfers in Tel Aviv
  • Transfers between Ramon Airport and Eilat Bus Station (shuttle bus: 5 ILS per person each way)

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Meeting point

Ramon International Airport, Be'er Ora, Israel. Outside Terminal 32 look for a “Booking Tours” van where your driver will be wearing a white polo shirt with the same logo.

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What to bring

  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
  • Camera
  • Cash

Not allowed

  • Pets
  • Weapons or sharp objects
  • Open-toed shoes

Know before you go

  • Visa and border fees will be paid directly to the activity provider's representative. Visa cost to Jordan: $75 per person. Border fees: $65 per person
  • This activity requires a passport and, if necessary, a visa that allows you to enter Jordan
  • Restricted nationalities must obtain a visa at the Jordan embassy in advance, and inform the activity provider prior to the activity, and pay an additional tax upon exiting Jordan
  • All flights are non-refundable
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4.2 /5

based on 24 reviews

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Simo and Musa are both very entertaining drivers so accommodating and kind too. The tour in general is very informative and interesting at the same time. I highly recommend it worth the travel and hiking challenge. I messaged and tried calling the main office several times but they were very patient with me with my endless concerns. I recommend it.

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March 21, 2023

Trip was taken in Nov 2022. There were a lot of moving parts to this trip from airlines, transfers, border crossings, buses, etc and the logistics were well planned and everything worked; completely turnkey. Other tour companies didn’t always offer full service. Some didn’t include border crossing assistance, transfers, airport pick up etc. At GYG everything was taken care of. Their pre trip communication was good as well. If you only have one day to do this then this is the best option I found. It’s a long day though, but 10x better than riding on a bus both ways. Some advice, eat a big breakfast before you go as the lunch they offer is late in the day. The people in Jordan were very nice and never once did we feel unsafe. The guide was very good. We are very glad we went. Overall a great trip. Petra is nothing short of amazing.

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March 21, 2023

Very easy to book and excellent communication with the company, answered every question in a very timely manner. The drivers were excellent, professional, friendly and helpful. The tour guide was knowable, organized and patient , very professional even with rude clients. Food was delicious. Would definitely book again.

March 21, 2023

Product ID: 233427