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 Tour Itinerary
03:00 – Check in with our rep in Israel, transfer via bus transport from Tel Aviv to Eilat passing through the Negev Desert
07:45 – Arrive in Eilat and meet at the Arava Border Crossing on the Israeli side
08:00 – Go through the border crossing with assistance into Jordan
09:00 – Head north through the Jordanian Desert en route to the ruins of Petra
11:00 – Take in the impressive view overlooking Mount Haroun with a quick coffee break
11:30 – Enter Petra and partake in 2 hours of guiding throughout the site (maximum group size of 25 passengers during guided portion)
16:30 – Meet at central location inside Petra after free exploration and start to head back to the border passing through the Wadi Rum desert
18:30 – Meet at the border crossing
19:30 – Cross back into Israel and arrive into Eilat before beginning road transfer back to Tel Aviv (approximately 4 hours driving time)
Please note: All timing is approximate and the itinerary is subject to change.
Tour Details for our Petra 1 day Tour from Tel Aviv
Things included in the tour price: Roundtrip transfer to and from Tel Aviv, transportation to all sites in Jordan, entrance fees for Petra, English guiding, assistance while border crossing, snack box, bottle of water.
Things not included in the tour cost price: border fees of U$65 USD , paid in CASH to the border authorities (USD or ILS are accepted), as well as Jordanian visa fee of $60 for those who have not pre-arranged a visa.
For those interested in a transfer by flight from Tel Aviv to Eilat, this option is only available for private tour itineraries and must be noted at the time of booking (please enquire within for further information).
Daily departures every day from Tel Aviv.
In order to ensure timely arrival to the border crossing and pass before other travelers, our tour departs earlier than most. This allows for an expedited crossing procedure and maximizes time spent in Petra.
During the guided tour portion in Petra the group will have a maximum of 25 passengers however transportation may be with more passengers. Larger vehicles are more comfortable and accommodating, so transportation may be shared.
Tour includes a snack box (vegan options available) and water bottle
Our Petra tour itinerary strives to include approximately 4-6 hours in Petra, including 2-2.5 hours guided tour and free time
Petra Tour is offered every day in English.
Other guided language options include Russian, Italian, Spanish, French, German, Portuguese, Chinese, Japanese, Hebrew, Romanian, Bulgarian. Please enquire within for price options.
Please be advised that border fees and visa fees are NOT included in the tour price and are paid directly at the border to the respective authorities in cash. Border fee is for departure tax from Israel, departure tax for operated groups from Jordan, arrangement and preparation of Jordan visa, assistance service from border representative on departure from Israel, assistance service from border representative on arrival in Jordan, and assistance service from border representative on departure from Jordan.