Stay the night in a hotel in Aqaba for a good nights rest. In the morning you will be picked up from your hotel and taken to the Petra site. Our guides will take you on a tour you will never forget.
Petra was established by the Nabateans over 2000 years ago. The Nabateans were a very prosperous people. They gained their wealth from building huge water cisterns to collect the rain water, and then sold it to passing tradesman, and people traveling through the city. Petra was a great stopping place situated in the middle of the routes going from East to West and North to South. Entering the crack in the mountain called the Siq is an amazing experience, like the mountain parted just to be able to enter the Petra site. As you enter the site, view the Treasury, one of the main points that Petra became one of the seven wonders of the world. Continue to tour the amphitheater, the crypts, the tombs, the temples, and much more.
15:00 Pickup from accommodations and transfer from Eilat to the Arava crossing border with our professional crew. Border passing includes border control and customs.This process may take up to 1 hour, so your patience is required and appreciated.
16:00: Transfer from crossing border to the hotels in Aqaba.
We recommended you use the map of Aqaba and visit some of the sites in your free time.
Aqaba is a beach town, you can even go for a swim or dive in the Red Sea.
08:00: Hotel breakfast.
09:30 Pick up from Hotel, and transferred from Aqaba to Petra.
11:30: Tour of Petra begins at the entrance to the site. Included in your package is an optional horse-back ride for the first 200 meters of the route. The ride will allow you to taste the unique atmosphere of the place, (tipping the carrier is required, ranging from 2-5 dollars at your discretion).
15:30: Lunch at a local authentic restaurant.
16:30: We begin our return trip towards Aqaba. This route includes a few stops along the way at certain observation points in order for you to enjoy the beautiful landscape.
18:30: Arriving in Aqaba for a short panoramic tour of the city.
19:00: Arrival at the border and return to Israeli Hotels with assistance of our crew, you will be transported back to your primary destination/s in Eilat.
19:30: The tour ends, until next time.
Please provide us with name and address of you accommodation for final pick up arrangements.