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
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, full assistance upon arrival and departure, and including all entry fees
Petra Shore Excursion Tour From Aqaba Port Highlights
Pickup from Aqaba Port with full arrival assistance
Drive through the city of Aqaba which sits on the northern tip of the Red Sea
Travel north along the ‘desert highway’ to the ‘lost city of Petra’ passing the magnificent Wadi Rum desert en-route
Arrive to Petra and tour the site led by our experienced and fully licensed tour guide
Enjoy an extensive tour of Petra, including the Siq, Treasury, Jabal Madbach (the sacrificial palace), Tombs, Theater, Mountaintop Tombs, Obelisk Tomb, and Calligraphy
Explore Petra further at leisure with free-time
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
Petra Shore Excursion Tour From Aqaba Port – Itinerary
1 hour after your cruise arrives (usually 08:00) – Pickup from Aqaba Port 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
1 hour before cruise ship departs (usually 19:30) – Arrival to Aqaba Port
NB. All timings are approximate. Should your cruise ship arrival not match the timetable above, please make a remark about this in your booking
Petra Shore Excursion – Important Information
Tour price includes: pickup at Aqaba Port, transportation to and from Petra, Petra entrance fee ($100 value), guided tour, packed lunch, and water bottle.
Price excludes: drinks, tips, personal travel insurance
Tour group size is maximum 25 passengers per guide in Petra
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 from Aqaba Port
Languages – Petra Tour from Aqaba Port
Tour language is English every day.
Spanish, Russian, German, Italian, Polish or French guides are available daily for $170 per guide.
*This group tour will take place with a minimum of 2 passengers
Petra Shore Excursion Tour from Aqaba Port - 1 day Adult
Available every day
Petra Shore Excursion Tour from Aqaba Port - 1 day Child