With a personal guide to lead the way, you can venture beyond popular main sites at Petra. Set out on a private hike along the Al Khubtha trail, through the Siq Canyon, to see top sites like the Roman Amphitheater and Royal Tombs. Then continue along a secret staircase to the top of the mountain for unparalleled views of the Treasury. Experience a side of Petra many visitors miss without getting lost in a maze of unmarked trails.
Explore the hidden treasures of ancient Little Petra on a 3-hour afternoon trip from Petra. Traveling by 4x4, drive to the Little Petra area, once a trading outpost of the ancient, main Petra. Head through the entrance canyon to see caves and buildings once used by visiting traders, and view other highlights including an age-old cistern, Neolithic ruins, and Crusader fort. Tea, snacks, transport, and hotel or camp pickup and drop-off in Petra included.
Experience the magic of Petra after dark on this 4-hour Petra by night walking tour. At dusk, travel to the entrance of the UNESCO-listed city and walk through the Siq gorge, whose shapes are lit by flickering candles. Absorb the romantic atmosphere and at the last bend, marvel at the sight of the Treasury, bathed in the glow of hundreds of candlelit lanterns. Sit on Bedouin-style rugs, sip tea, and enjoy the timeless setting to the soft notes of a Bedouin ‘rababa’ bowed instrument or ‘ney’ flute. An unforgettable experience.
Spending more than 1 day in Petra? Or, want to experience Petra on your 1st day unlike all the other tourists? Feel like you discover Petra yourself as you and your group will enter the site far from all other tourists via camels & a breathtaking hike with a local Bedouin escort.This morning, camels will be waiting for you at the entrance of Little Petra (9km north of Petra's Visitors' Center) at 8:00 am. Mount up & begin your 1hr long trek towards the back entrance. When the camels can go no further, dismount & hike the rest of the way with a local Bedouin from the Ammarin tribe.Your first site will be the Monastery (Al Deir), Petra’s largest carved facade. Feel like you discover Petra yourself as you & your group will enter the site far from all other tourists. When you arrive at the Monastery your Bedouin escort will leave you to explore the rest of Petra yourself. You will then end your day by exiting out the main entrance by the Siq, arriving at Petra's Visitors' Center.
The High Place of Sacrifice is located in the UNESCO World Heritage site of Petra. It is named after its high location perched on top of the Jebel Madbah Mountain. Also known as al-Madhbah in Arabic, it was mainly used for the sacrifice of animals to the Nabatean God Dushara. At 170 meters high, the High Place of Sacrifice is one of the tallest locations in Petra. As well as being an important historical site, the ridge also offers dazzling views of the ancient city of Petra.• Choose a private tour for personalized service• Great photo opportunity from above the Treasury and at the High Place of Sacrifice • Leave crowds behind in narrow rock canyons• Enjoy an active and adventurous time hiking inside Petra