Petra, Ma'an Governorate, Jordan


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Tour type: Daily Tour
Duration: 10 hours
Location: EGYPT, Petra, JORDAN
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Tour’s Program

We will pick up you from your hotel in eilat around 06:30 AM, then drive to Taba border cross to Jordan
Meet and assist by our company rep and transfer to taba Heights Marina. Once at the marina you will be met and assisted onto the boat, sail across the gulf of Aqaba. Then drive to the Petra by bus for approx. 2 hours. We start the tour on foot, though the Siq , a narrow, winding gorge over 1 kilometer in length. Beautiful sandstone formations of Petra were once occupied by the Edomites. One of the reasons why Petra was such an attractive site for the Nabateans is its virtual hiddeness behind a narrow and easily defensible canyon known as the Siq. As you come to the end of this beautiful ravine, a very narrow opening offers a peephole to one of the most spectacular sites in Petra – the treasury. Carved out of the side of the sandstone mountain face probably in the first century BC, scholars debate as to its actual function. After the visit to the treasury we will visit the Roman theater which dates back to Byzantine era & the Royal tombs. Not a lot is known about the ancient culture of the Nabateans, except that they were excellent engineers with amazing skill and craft. They built water conservation and irrigation systems and carved their homes, temples and tombs right out of the rocks. At the end of the tour lunch. After lunch driving back to Aqaba and next to Taba heights marina for the journey back to taba and transfer to your hotel in eilat.
Trip runs on: mon – wed – fri
Price mentioned above incl visa
All transfers By comfortable A/C vehicles
all entrance fees
visa to Jordan
all border taxes
ferry tickets
lunch in the nice local restaurant in petra
English speaking guide
Excluded:
drinks in the restaurant
tips
any other personal expenses
On tours going out from the beginning of October and on it is advisable to take along some warm clothes for the evening time.
There may be some itinerary and timetable changes, due to factors beyond our control, such as weather, etc.

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