Petra and Wadi Rum Tour from Aqaba – 3 days

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Our Petra and Wadi Rum tour from Aqaba is available daily with guaranteed departures, providing the ultimate three day experience visiting Jordan’s two greatest highlights. The ‘forgotten city of Petra’ is one of the 7 Wonders of the World, unrivalled worldwide and never failing to impress visitors new and old. Wadi Rum is the unique reddish desert that has been termed the ‘valley of the moon’. Our Petra and Wadi Rum tour from Aqaba combines these two amazing sites with an overnight stay in Petra and in a Bedouin camp in Wadi Rum for an added experience, to create a trip that will remain with you forever.

Petra and Wadi Rum Tour from Aqaba – 3 days Highlights

  1. Pickup by our representative from your hotel in Aqaba
  2. Enjoy a city tour of the Jordanian Red-Sea city of Aqaba with its markets. Enjoy free time to explore and experience an authentic Jordanian lunch
  3. Head south to the ‘valley of the moon’, the desert of Wadi Rum
  4. Explore Wadi Rum with a Jeep safari through this lunar-like desert landscape at sunset when the temperatures are cooler, this is the optimal time to take photos.
  5. Check in to the Bedouin camp in time for a traditional Bedouin dinner feast under the stars or around the fire. Tour includes overnight in deluxe tent with AC, heating and private bathroom.
  6. For those who prefer, overnight in Aqaba in a hotel
  7. After breakfast, travel north along the ‘desert highway’ to the ‘lost city of Petra’
  8. Enjoy an optional horseback ride at the entrance to Petra, stopping en route for a view of Mt Haroun (Aaron’s Tomb)
  9. Tour the amazing site of Petra including the important highlights that this wonder of the world holds.
  10. Our experienced tour guide will lead you through Petra. Along the way, you’ll visit the Siq, Obelisk Tomb, Calligraphy, Treasury, Jabal Madbach (the sacrificial palace), Tombs, Theater, Mountaintop Tombs
  11. Enjoy free time to explore the site further (there is enough time to hike to the Monastery), eat either packed snack box or enjoy authentic flavors in a local restaurant.
  12. With a free day in Petra, go deeper into the site or experience it at sunrise or sunset when fewer visitors make it less crowded.
  13. Return to your hotel in Aqaba
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Petra and Wadi Rum Tour from Aqaba – 3 days Itinerary

Day 1 - Wadi Rum
  • 10:00 - Pickup from specific hotels in Aqaba
  • 11:15 - Stop in Aqaba city for a short tour and free time in the market to enjoy coffee or to eat lunch
  • 12:15 – Transfer to Wadi Rum
  • 13:00 – Check in to camp and have some free time in Wadi Rum. Optional activities (Camel Rides, Hiking, must be arranged locally, subject to availability)
  • 15:00 – Jeep Safari Tour with a local Bedouin and guide through the Wadi Rum Desert
  • 19:00 - Eat Authentic Jordanian Dinner at the Bedouin Camp including traditional Zarb (Bedouin barbecue), spreads, salads, bread, and more
  • Overnight in Bedouin Camp, upgrades possible
  • Optional sunset camel ride and stargazing experience
Day 2 - Wadi Rum to Petra
  • Optional early morning camel ride at sunrise
  • 08:00 –After breakfast in your hotel, transfer with our bus to Petra
  • 11:00 – 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; the guided tour will be approximately 2 hours
  • 12:00 – Free time in Petra to explore on your own pace
  • 16:00 - Lunch in a local resturant. then head to the hotel in Petra for overnight, Petra by Night tour can be arranged, must be arranged locally on the spot. Only available Monday, Wednesday and Thursday
  • Overnight in Petra
Day 3 – Petra
  • 09:00 - Pickup at leisure and enjoy a free day at your own pace to explore Petra. Plenty of time to hike the Monastery or visit more sites within the lost city of Petra
  • 16:30 – Exit Petra and head back to Aqaba
  • 18:00 - Arrive at Aqaba (drop off at the port at 19:00 to 19:30)
NB - all timings on Petra and Wadi Rum Tour from Aqaba – 3 days are approximate
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Important Details

Hotel pickup and dropoff
All transportation
Bottled water
Overnight accommodations including dinner at the Bedouin camp
Breakfast on day two and three
Jeep tour in Wadi Rum
Lunch in a local restaurant in Petra
Entrance fee to Petra ($70)
If staying in hotel, dinner is not included
Personal Travel Insurance
Personal travel insurance
What to Bring
Walking shoes
Essential Information
Tour is available every day with guaranteed departures
To properly arrange your visa, it is critical that you provide us with your passport details before your tour starts
This tour itinerary maximizes time spent both in Petra and Wadi Rum. Enjoy a full day in Wadi Rum including Jeep Tour as the sun sets, and two days in Petra. One day in Petra is guided, and the second day allows for more freedom and exploration at your own pace.
Pickup will be from specific hotels in Aqaba, please find your closest pickup location on your booking confirmation
This tour require a minimum of 2 people to operate