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From Tel Aviv: Petra 2-Day Tour

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34 reviews

Activity provider: Abraham Tours

From Tel Aviv: Petra 2-Day Tour

Activity provider: Abraham Tours
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From US$ 422 per person

See the treasures of Jordan on this original tour of the ancient city Petra. Enjoy a special overnight stay in a unique Bedouin camp lodge, with full transportation to and from Tel Aviv.

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Duration 2 days
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Live tour guide
English

Experience

Highlights
  • Visit one of the Seven Wonders of the World
  • Taste traditional local food
  • Experience authentic Bedouin hospitality
  • See beautiful landscapes
Full description

Discover the ancient city of Petra on a guided overnight tour from Tel Aviv. See the many famous sites of the city, including the treasury, amphitheater, and the Royal Tombs with an overnight stay in a Bedouin camp lodge.

Start with pickup from a central meeting point in Tel Aviv, and head toward the Jordanian border. Cross at King Hussein / Allenby border, and enter Jordan, driving through the Judean desert for about an hour.

Continue towards Madaba, an ancient Jordanian city, and go up to the viewpoint of Mount Nebo. Stop for lunch and then visit Kerak, known for its Crusader-era castle.

From here, travel to the Bedouin camp near Petra where you will enjoy traditional Bedouin hospitality, including an Arab-style dinner and a comfortable bed for the night. Before going to sleep, sit beneath the clear desert skies and stargaze, as you drink a cup of delicious Bedouin tea.

On the second day, head to the ancient city of Petra, Jordan’s most treasured attraction. Admire the various structure carved into the red rocks of the soaring cliffs.

Enter through the Siq, a narrow gorge and discover the treasury and amphitheater with your guide who will explain the sites and history as you marvel at the beauty of each structure. Then take some free time to explore the site. Climb to the Royal Tombs, walk down the Roman Cardo, and hike up to the Monastery.

Meet up for lunch in Wadi Musa before returning back to Tel Aviv via the Allenby border crossing.

Includes
  • Transportation during the trip
  • Tour guide
  • Entrance fees
  • Meals (1st day: lunch and dinner, 2nd day: breakfast and lunch)
  • Accommodation in Bedouin campsite
  • Travel app for smartphones & tablets
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off
  • Tips
  • Border taxes
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
Covid-19 precautions
Traveler requirements
  • All participants who are 12 years and older must present a Reinforced Green Pass that is valid in the EU and has a verifiable QR code. Reinforced Green Passes can only be obtained by uploading either proof of full vaccination or proof of a Covid-19 infection within the last 6 months to either the Green Pass or Covid Certificate app
  • Masks are required while indoors

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Meeting point

Abraham Hostel, Levontin 21, Tel Aviv.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Passport
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sun hat

Not allowed

  • Drones

Know before you go

  • Most Western countries receive a travel visa at the border crossing. However, residents of some countries need to apply for a visa in advance. For re-entry into Israel, please ensure you are eligible for a Visa on Arrival, or have already arranged a multiple entry visa for Israel in advance
  • This tour is not available to sole Israeli passport holders, due to restrictions
  • If you have Israeli Citizenship in addition to a foreign passport, please contact the supplier prior to the tour for special instructions regarding the border crossings
  • PCR tests are mandatory only when you re-enter Israel and are available at the border. You don't need to pre-book and payment can be made on the spot by cash/credit or online
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.7 /5

based on 34 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.8/5
  • Transportation
    4.3/5
  • Value for money
    4.3/5
  • Safety
    4.6/5

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It was amazing visiting Jordan for two days. The sites were breathtaking. Our Jordan guide Mehdi gave us a lot of information and explained everything really well. However, please keep in mind that it can take a while to enter both borders. From Israel to Jordan was okay, the other way around almost took two hours because of interrogations, passport checks and what not. I can however highly recommend taking this trip. You will not regret it!

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August 17, 2019

Perfect trip

Jerash and Petra were amazing! Jerash is a large site and should be on the list of places people go. Our tour guide was really great and very friendly. Petra is amazing and absolutely worthy of being one of the new seven wonders of the world. Honestly just book the trip!

April 8, 2019

Fantastic two days

We enjoyed it wholeheartedly! An excellently organized, perfectly functioning tour to a grandiose site. Very safe bus driver and also roads, police and "location" were so safe that we never felt unsafe. Exciting encounters in the Bedouin tent, a very nice, well-educated and perfectly looking tour guide (Ali). Even the food exceeded our expectations. Jordan and the Jordanians are impressive. We can fully recommend this trip.

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January 26, 2019

Product ID: 145434