Join our 1 day Petra tour from Aqaba for an unforgettable visit to the city of Petra, one of the Seven Wonders of the World, carved into the reddish rock of the region by the Nabateans thousands of years ago and forgotten for generations. Departing every day with guaranteed departures, our 1 day Petra tour from Aqaba provides the perfect introduction to this unique site. Enjoy Petra in a group with not more than 25 people per guide.
Starting in the morning with pickup from your hotel in Aqaba, the one day Petra tour then heads north along the desert highway through the unique scenery of Wadi Rum (where Lawrence of Arabia roamed), arriving to Petra, and entering the site through the impressive Visitor Center. Continue with either a short horseback ride or on foot, and pass through the amazing siq as the Treasury, the iconic site of Petra, appears before your eyes. Your guide will continue with a tour of the highlights of Petra, giving a comprehensive introduction to the site. After exiting Petra, before heading back towards Aqaba, stopping en route for a quick break to see the stunning red desert of Wadi Rum, and, if time permits, a quick tour around Aqaba. Our Petra 1 day tour from Aqaba is available daily with guaranteed departures and is the most popular way to get an introduction to this unforgettable site.
Note – for passengers arriving at Aqaba Port by cruise ship, check out our Petra Shore Excursion Tour which is available on cruise ship arrival dates
Petra one day Tour from Aqaba Highlights
Pickup from your hotel in Aqaba
Travel north along the ‘desert highway’ to the ‘lost city of Petra’
Enjoy a comprehensive tour of Petra, including the Siq, Obelisk Tomb, Calligraphy, Treasury, Jabal Madbach (the sacrificial palace), Tombs, Theater, Mountaintop Tombs
Return to your hotel in Aqaba
Petra Day Tour from Aqaba – Itinerary
09:00 – Pickup from specific hotels in Aqaba and head north through the desert highway to Petra
11:30 – Arrival to Petra, enter the site through the visitor center and enjoy a guided tour of the highlights of this wonder of the world
14:00 – Start free time in Petra and explore at leisure
16:30 – Departure from Petra, transfer south stopping en route for a photo of the Wadi Rum Desert
18:00 – Arrival to Aqaba for a quick city tour before dropoff at your hotel
NB – all timings are approximate and subject to change
Petra tour from Aqaba – Important Information
Tour price includes: pickup in Aqaba, transportation to and from Petra, Petra entrance fee, guided tour, packed lunch, and water bottle.
Price excludes: Drinks, gratuities, personal travel insurance
Pickup will be from specific hotels in Aqaba, please find your closest pick up location on your booking confirmation
Petra one day tour is available daily (seven days a week) from Aqaba
Languages – Petra Tour from Aqaba
Tour language is English every day.
Spanish, Russian, German, Italian, Polish or French guide is available daily for $170 per guide.