Pick up from any point in Aqaba, then transfer direct to Petra, and start a full day tour to discover he Nabateans City of Petra, the pink city, which has been ranked New Wonders of the World Heritage of Humanity, it’s the home of the Nabateans; The complete city carved in a mountain with the huge colorful rocks that called “the red rose city”.
The tour will start by crossing the “Siq” which is an impressive 1200 M long, deep and narrow gorge of stunning natural beauty. The Siq is hammed in by cliffs soaring up to 80 Meters. Then just when you think you have seen enough dazzling sight in the Siq, you will face with Al-Khazneh (the treasury) the pride of all Jordanians. The architectural style of it was unique in the ancient world, main inspiration was Hellenistic, Alexandrian Hellenistic, plus that unique encompassing Nabateans artistic touch (30 M Wide, and 43 M high) it is a truly breathtaking.
Then we continue the visit and come to the Street of Facades (the Theater) which looks Roman, but was executed by the Nabateans in the 1st Century AD, it is carved into solid Rock except towards the front earlier side, where part of it was built freestanding, initially it could seat 3000 people, but was later extended to finally hold about 7000.
Then a flight of 800 stairs cut into the rock takes you up to the mountain of Ad-Deir (the monastery) marvelous mountain scenes along the way up, and when you reach the top you will encounter Petra’s second most famed attraction, Ad-Deir, is a huge in size yet beautifully awesome. The overall design resembles that of the Khazneh, but the architectural embellishment is simplified. After this amazing visit, return back through the Siq, and your vehicle will drive you back directly to your final point in Aqaba.
At the end of the tour, your vehicle will drive you back to your final point in Aqaba.
1 Guest 279 USD, per person all taxes inclusive
2 Guests 189 USD, per person all taxes inclusive
3-4 Guests 159 USD, per person all taxes inclusive
5-6 Guests 139 USD, per person all taxes inclusive
Transfer Aqaba / Petra / Aqaba, in a modern vehicle with professional English speaking Driver
Professional Local guiding service in Petra (71$)
Entrance fees to Petra Site (71$)
Short horse ride in Petra
Small Bottle of Water
Any personal matters
Any services not mentioned in the itinerary
Travel / Health insurance.
Tips for the driver
Any Meals during the tour
Notes & Useful information:-
Duration of the Tour is approximately 6-7 Hours
The driving distance of this tour is about 250 KM
The best time to visit Petra is from March to November
The ancient site of Petra and its Visitor Center are open to visitors on a daily basis from 6am to 6pm during the summer and 6am to 4pm in the winter
Don't forget to take your sunglasses & Hat
Don't forget to bring your Passport
Prices were last updated on 07-Oct-2017
Private Day Tour to Petra from Aqaba