Aqaba, Jordan
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clock-o8 hours (Approx.)
TransportHotel pickup offered
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commentOffered in: English

Overview

Discover the ancient jewel in Jordan’s crown on this private day trip to Petra from Aqaba. Visit the UNESCO–listed city of Petra and explore deep canyons beneath soaring sandstone cliffs. Marvel at the intricately carved face of the Treasury (Al-Khazneh) as your guide shares details of its construction. Learn of the 6th-century Nabataean people who lived in the valleys, and admire top attractions such as the ancient theater and the royal tombs. Enjoy free time to explore Petra at your leisure before boarding your minivan back to Aqaba.
  • Full-day trip to Petra from Aqaba with an expert local guide
  • Explore the highlights of this ancient, UNESCO World Heritage Site on a guided tour
  • Walk or take an included horseback ride to the Siq, the rock gorge into the city
  • Behold the beautiful Treasury (El-Khazneh), rock-cut amphitheater and the Royal Tombs
  • See the rock channels and tanks carved by the ancient Nabataeans to supply water to the city
  • Enjoy time free to explore on your own or relax over lunch at a local restaurant (own expense)
  • Benefit from personalized attention from your guide and round-trip transport on this private tour

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J
, Aug 2017

A nice day in Wadi Musa Petra.
Note that when you prebook the arrangement, you only pay for a regular guide up to a certain point witin the area. Then the guide will offer you extended tours for a extra charge. The guide will explain different routes within Petra. Unfortunately I didnt ask how much it would be in advance. That came as a chock afterwards, another 50 JOD! On top of that you should be aware of that the guide will present you to different salesmen witin the area for buying souvenirs often handmade of poor women that can cost you even more. Its almost that they expect you to take the horse carriage through the Sic on your way back, which leaves you with another 20 JOD to pay and another 10 JOD to tip the guide.
Still it was the most awesome place to be at and you could feel the history wings over the place.
Dont forget to drink plenty of water. It is really hot was there in the beginning of aug.

G
, May 2017

Excellent tour, tour guide, transportation - 5 diamond


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