2. Tel Aviv: Petra & Wadi Rum 2-Day Tour with Bedouin Camp Stay
Entering Petra, through the Siq, you will arrive at the famous Treasury. One of the reasons Petra is one of the seven wonders of the world is The Treasury - the most famous facade in Petra. More than 800 statues, facades, temples, the Roman theater, tombs, caves, and more... Unforgettable experiences in ancient architecture. The Nabateans inhabited Petra over 2000 years ago and prospered from building a water conduit system. Water was sold to the passing caravans, merchants, and travelers. Petra began to decline after the earthquake in 363 A.D. Not having enough resources to rebuild it, people left Petra.
Day 1: Petra
There will be a flight at 06:30 a.m. from the Ben Gurion airport in Tel Aviv. We will pick you up from Eilat Airport of Ramon at about 07:40 a.m. and take you to the Arava border. Drive to Petra in an air-conditioned vehicle. When we arrive at the visitor center, we will start the tour.
We will see the Treasury House, the tombs the Roman Theater, and more.
You will learn about the Nabataens history, their art, their gods, and more.
After 3 hours of walking and learning, we will eat lunch in one of the local restaurants.
After lunch you will be taken to Wadi Rum, where you can sleep in a Bedouin style tent, and enjoy the atmosphere and the quiet of the desert.
Day 2: Wadi Rum
After breakfast in the Bedouin camp, we will start the touring day.
A drive of about 2 hours on 4x4 wheels will take you to a magnificent landscape.
We will introduce you to the Nabataens ways, and the Bedouin way of life.
After the tour drive back to the Arava border and to the Eilat Airport for your flight back to Tel Aviv.
Arrive back in Eilat at around 15:30, and the flight out is usually around 20:40.
(You may have some extra time before your flight)