Petra Shore Excursion Tour from Aqaba Port

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Our Petra Shore Excursion Tour from Aqaba Port is available with guaranteed departures for every cruise ship arrival to Aqaba, and is the perfect way to reach Petra for an enchanting tour. One of the Seven Wonders of the World, a visit to Petra is a once-in-a-lifetime experience which should not be missed. Enjoy Petra in a group with not more than 25 people per guide. You’ll drive through Jordan’s resort city of Aqaba before turning north along Jordan’s Desert Highway passing Wadi Rum where Lawrence of Arabia famously rode through the pink sands. Once at Petra, enjoy a tour through the highlights of the site including the iconic Treasury, famous from the movies of Indiana Jones.

Our Petra Shore Excursion from Aqaba Port is an easy and well-formed one-day trip. With just a 90 minute journey-time from Aqaba Port to Petra, you’ll enjoy enough time at Petra to get a true sense of its magnificence. The tour is guided and led by our experienced team of guides (with English the default language and other options available), transport in our modern air conditioned vehicles and full assistance upon arrival and departure.

Petra Shore Excursion Tour from Aqaba Port Highlights

  1. Pickup from Aqaba Port with full arrival assistance
  2. Drive through the city of Aqaba which sits on the northern tip of the Red Sea
  3. Travel north along the ‘desert highway’ to the ‘lost city of Petra’ passing the magnificent Wadi Rum desert en-route
  4. Arrive to Petra and tour the site led by our experienced and fully licensed tour guide
  5. Enjoy an extensive tour of Petra, including the Siq, Treasury, Jabal Madbach (the sacrificial palace), Tombs, Theater, Mountaintop Tombs, Obelisk Tomb, and Calligraphy
  6. Explore Petra further at leisure with free-time
  7. Return to Aqaba Port and if time permits, stop en-route for a view of Wadi Rum and/or to see the markets of Aqaba
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Petra Shore Excursion Tour from Aqaba Port Itinerary

  • 10:00 - 1 hour after your cruise arrives, pick up from Aqaba Port and head north through the desert highway to Petra
  • 12:00 - Arrive in Petra and begin your guided tour of the famous sites such as al Siq, the Petra Treasury, the Obelisk Tomb, the Calligraphy, Jabal Madbach (sacrificial palace), the Tombs, the Theater, and the Mountaintop Tombs
  • 16:30 - Departure from Petra and transfer south stopping en route for a photo of the Wadi Rum Desert
  • 18:30 - Arrival to Aqaba Port 1 hour before cruise ship departs (usually 19:30)
NB - all timings on Petra Shore Excursion Tour from Aqaba Port are approximate
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Important Details

Pickup at Aqaba Port
Transportation to and from Petra
Guided tour
Snack box
Bottled water
Petra entrance fee ($70)
Personal travel insurance
Personal travel insurance
What to Bring
Walking shoes
Essential Information
Pickup and drop off will be at the "Port Shuttle Stop", this port shuttle will take you from the cruise to our meeting point and back, crossing the border control in Aqaba Port. Our pickup is 1 hour after your cruise arrival and the drop off 1 hour before departure. Please note this with a remark in your reservation
Petra one day tour is available daily (on cruise arrival days) from Aqaba Port
To properly arrange your visa, it is critical that you provide us with your passport details before your tour starts