Petra 1 Day Tour from Tel Aviv

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Our Petra 1 day Tour from Tel Aviv is one of the best tours to Petra which showcases the beauty of the red rose city all in one comprehensive day. Petra, the lost city once inhabited by the Nabateans is one of the Seven Wonders of the World, and an exciting glimpse into history. With daily guaranteed departures, our 1 day Petra tour from Tel Aviv is truly the ideal way to get acquainted with this enchanting site and understand Petra history. 

With centralized pick up from Tel Aviv, our 1 day Petra tour heads south towards Eilat, crossing the border in Jordan. After crossing with assistance, travel north along the desert highway passing the breathtaking scenery of Wadi Rum before finally arriving to historic Petra. Walk on foot into ancient Petra, and pass through the famous Siq, the narrow gorge that curves its way into this impressive site. Visit highlights like the Petra Treasury, Jabal Madbach (sacrificial palace), the Obelisk Tomb, the Calligraphy, Jabal Madbach (sacrificial palace), the Roman Theater and Mountaintop Tombs, and take in all the beauty of this UNESCO World Heritage site. Enjoy two hours of guiding with a knowledgeable English-speaking guide, before having free time to explore at your own pace finding hidden gems in the impressive site that dates back some 2000 years. After a day of exploration, travel back to Tel Aviv passing by Wadi Rum en route, returning to Israel with unforgettable memories. 

Petra 1 Day Tour from Tel Aviv Highlights

  1. Travel through the Negev Desert, where you'll see the sun rise over this beautiful landscape (according to the season)
  2. Cross into Jordan via the Arava Border crossing, with full border assistance from our team
  3. Drive north towards Petra, along the Jordanian Desert Highway, stopping on the way at a viewpoint over Mt Haroun (Aaron's Tomb)
  4. Arrive in Petra, and enjoy a guided tour of the unique UNESCO World Heritage Site, the city of Petra, led by an experienced local English-speaking guide. Our maximum group size of 25 people per guide in Petra ensures an intimate experience
  5. On the tour, you’ll see the highlights of Petra including al Siq, the Treasury, Obelisk Tomb, Calligraphy, Jabal Madbach (sacrificial palace), Tombs, Theater, and Mountaintop Tombs
  6. Enjoy free time in Petra to explore at your own leisure
  7. Depart from Petra, heading south, and pass through the incredible landscape of Wadi Rum. If the season is right, enjoy a view of the sunset over this remarkable desert landscape
  8. Return to Tel Aviv having had a once-in-a-lifetime experience
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Petra 1 Day Tour from Tel Aviv Itinerary

  • 02:00 – Meet our team in Tel Aviv, transfer by road from Tel Aviv to Eilat through the Negev Desert
  • 07:45 – Arrive in Eilat and transfer to the Arava Border
  • 08:00 – Cross the border into Jordan with full assistance
  • 09:00 – Travel north to Petra through the Jordanian Desert
  • 11:00 – Quick stop for bathrooms, opportunity to purchase snacks/coffee, enjoy a quick view of Mount Haroun
  • 11:30 – Arrive at Petra and experience a guided tour of the site
  • 16:30 – Meet at the exit of Petra and begin the return journey to the border passing by the landscape of Wadi Rum
  • 18:30 – Arrive back to the border
  • 19:30 – Return to Eilat, return transfer to Tel Aviv, road transfer back to Tel Aviv is approximately 4 hours
NB - all timings on Petra 1 Day Tour from Tel Aviv are approximate
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Important Details

Pick up and drop off form Tel Aviv
Return transfer from Eilat to the border
Transportation to all sites in Jordan
Hand-picked expert tour guide
$130 worth of entry fees to Petra
Border assistance
Lunch in a local restaurant
Border crossing fees of US$65 which should be paid in cash at the border (USD or ILS are accepted), as well as Jordanian visa fee of $60 for those who have not pre-arranged a visa
Meals and drinks
Personal travel insurance
What to Bring
Walking shoes
Hat and sunscreen
Essential Information
Guided tour portion in Petra will have a maximum of 25 passengers however transportation may be with more passengers. Transportation may be shared as larger vehicles are more comfortable and accommodating
Our Petra tour aims to include approximately 4-6 hours in Petra, including 2-2.5 hours guided tour and free time. Also, our vehicle goes directly from Tel Aviv to the border and you will not have to drive through another city on the way
Please note, border fees and visa fees are NOT included in the tour price and are paid directly at the border, in cash. Border fee is for departure tax from Israel, the departure tax for operated groups from Jordan, arrangement, and preparation of Jordan visa, assistance service from border representatives on departure from Israel, assistance service from border representative on arrival in Jordan, and assistance service from border representative on departure from Jordan
Israeli passport holders (or holders of dual passports with an Israeli passport) must use their Israeli passport at every border crossing
To properly arrange your visa, it is critical that you provide us with your passport details before your tour starts
Please note that during Ramadan the tour itinerary will change due to earlier closure of the border
We are able to arrange visa for most nationalities (including USA, Canada, all European countries, Australia, New Zealand, Mexico, Brazil, Singapore, Japan, China, India). Certain nationalities are required to arrange a visa in advance. Please contact us in case of questions