Public buses between Aqaba and Petra leave only when they fill up, so, unless you plan to stay overnight, a tour is pretty essential. On this one, experience the highlights of this ancient rock-cut city, one of the New7Wonders of the World, with a guide. Then, head back to Aqaba with photo stops at views of the Wadi Rum.
We will take you on a visit to the spectacular city of Petra.a life-long memories. Fully guided and including all transportation, guiding, entrance fees, this tour is very popular package.
Leaving from Aqaba and Driving to Petra, we’ll bring you to the Fantastic UNESCO World Heritage Site, where you’ll enjoy a guided tour of Petra.
Petra is one of the 7 Wonders of the World, a Nabatean city that was lost for many hundreds of years. Rediscovered some 200 years ago, it is described by UNESCO as ‘one of the most precious cultural properties of man’s cultural heritage’.
You’ll explore the famous landmarks, staring at the impressiveness of man’s construction almost 2000 years ago. After visiting the site, we will head back to Aqaba passing through Wadi Rum and the Negev Desert, stopping for a short view of the breathtaking desert landscape.
You’ll return back to Aqaba in the evening around 19:30
Enjoy a whole day in the awesome desert where everything is allowed: climb on every rock you see, dance and jump around like no one is watching (because it's true), roll down from the big sand dunes, hunt sand storms, pet the camels, learn how to tie your scarf Bedouin-style, go offroad in the jeep, sit down in the shade and help Ahmed make his famous lunch, sing songs in caves, drink from fresh springs, watch rock drawings, have tea with Bedouins and listen to their songs.
And after one whole day of this, relax in our comfortable tents and join us for a good home cooked meal. In the evening we relax around the campfire, watch the Milky Way and tell Bedouin stories. You will sleep like rock.
The next morning after all this awesomeness you will think: 'Did we do all of this in one day?'
Luckily you still have the photo's!
Enjoy free time to soak in one of the world’s most iconic natural sights on this one-day Dead Sea tour. Relax and float on the shimmering turquoise water, give yourself a spa treatment using therapeutic mud, and shop for Dead Sea products in the exclusive on-site boutique. VIP tours include door-to-door hotel transfers, a tasty buffet lunch, and bottled water.
No visit to Jordan would be complete without a float in the mineralized waters of the Dead Sea, 1,411 feet (430 meters) below sea level. Spare yourself the hassle and expense of negotiating with private drivers and join this organized shore excursion that departs from—and returns to—Aqaba port. After you’ve coated yourself in soothing mud and enjoyed the Dead Sea’s buoyancy, relax in the sun.
Travel to Petra in comfort and speed, and enjoy the expertise of a private guide on this efficient day tour from Aqaba. Enjoy both a guided tour and independent exploration at the rose-red wonder, a UNESCO World Heritage site, then savor a buffet lunch. Tour includes round-trip transportation from Aqaba port, airport, hotels, and border crossings.
Join our 1 day Petra tour from Aqaba for an unforgettable visit to the city of Petra, one of the Seven Wonders of the World, carved into the reddish rock of the region by the Nabateans thousands of years ago and forgotten for generations. Departing every day with guaranteed departures, our 1 day Petra tour from Aqaba provides the perfect introduction to this unique site. Enjoy Petra in a group with not more than 25 people per guide.
This tour is not suitable for cruise ship travelers starting from Aqaba Port, please find our Petra Shore Excursion Tour on our site to join from Aqaba Port
Stretching out in a line from the town of Wadi Musa, visitors enter the park and then follow the trail into the Siq, the legendary canyon where tourists get their first views of the Treasury. Continue the walk past the Treasury, visiting the Royal Tombs and Roman ruins. Those with enough time and enough energy can continue onto the Monastery, another monument that rivals the Treasury in its splendor. There are numerous other side trips and interesting things to see in Petra, as well as rides on camels and donkeys if you so desire.
Explore the famous rock city Petra and one of the Seven Wonders of the World. Visit the UNESCO–listed city of Petra and explore deep canyons beneath soaring sandstone cliffs. This private tour whisks you there and back in a day by private air-conditioned vehicle with English speaking driver. Hotel pickup and drop off is included, with local guide in Petra and lunch.
Experience the desert in one day travelling by desert 4x4. Spend the day with us exploring hidden canyons beneath dramatic mountains and visit ancient sites.
You will visit the main valley sites: Lawrence Spring, Red Sand Dune, Khazali Canyon (to visit inscriptions) and the Small Arch. Travelling out of the main valley you will visit Lawrence House and viewpoint, Mushroom Rock, Um Fruth Rock Bridge and Abu Khashaba Canyon - a beautiful canyon walk. Our guide prepares lunch for you in the desert during the tour. At the end of the day he will choose a beautiful area to watch the sunset before returning back to the village.
There is plenty of time at each of the sites to get down from the 4x4 explore the area of foot, climb the rocks or sand dune, take photographs, relax or visit the bedouin tent. Upgrade your tour with a Camel Ride for 1 hour at the beginning of your tour.
Admission to Wadi Rum Protected Area not included in the price - paid at
Through our long experience in local tours around Jordan we touched what our clients are looking as a tourists where they try to experience the nature clutter and food ...ect , so we organize tours with professional guides and drivers who they provide their best experience in this field.
Explore Wadi Rum ancient sites, red valleys, hidden canyons and dramatic mountains in one day with taxi pick-up/drop-off included from Aqaba city hotels. Full Day and 4-5 Hours Desert Tours available.
Sites visited on our Full Day Desert Tour: Lawrence Spring, Red Sand Dune, Khazali Canyon - ancient inscriptions and petroglyphs, Small Arch, Lawrence House, Mushroom Rock, Abu Khashaba (Fig) Canyon, Um Fruth Rock Bridge and views of sunset at the end of your tour. Lunch included.
(Itinerary modified for 4 Hour Desert Tour)
There is time at each stop to get down from the 4x4 to explore the area on foot, scramble up the sand dune or rocks, take photos or relax and try our sweet Bedouin tea.
Upgrade your with a 1 Hour Camel Ride.
Pick up and drop off is included from hotels located in the central downtown Aqaba area. Contact us before booking if you required taxi pick-up and drop off from outside the city (Tala Bay, South Beach, Arava Border or Airport).
Your visit to Jordan will not be complete without Petra. On this private tour you have the chance to stroll in the rose rock city at your own pace and see the famous landmarks like the Treasury. Your driver will pick you and drop you off at your hotel in Petra. To be flexible we give the option during the booking process to add a local 2 hours guide.
Visiting Petra from Aqaba is easiest by guided tour: freeing you from arranging your own transport, ticket, and guide. With this day trip, travel to the UNESCO-listed rock city by shared coach or minivan, and explore in a small group for a less-crowded experience. See the Siq, Treasury, and more; get free time to explore alone, and enjoy a short horseback ride as an included extra, all alongside included admission.
These tours can be for 2, 3, 4, or 5 hours. The longer tours are able to visit more locations and reach further into the desert.
A 5 hour tour would include:
Wadi Rum Village - Lawrence Spring - Red Sand Dune - Khazali Canyon - Small Rock Bridge - Lawrence House - Um Frouth Bridge - Abu Khasabha Canyon –
Burdah Rock Bridge
Whether you can see all of these places depends on which tour you choose! Shorter tours are able to visit some of these locations, but not all.
Let’s go on an adventure! Let us be your guide and we'll give you an experience you will never forget, showing you the amazing sights and making unforgettable memories together.
At each stop you get the time to explore the sight, take pictures, interact with local Bedouins, walk around or climb. Some sights have tents next to it with little shops where Bedouins offer free tea and a place to sit and relax. We end the tour with a sunset view.
Included in the tour:
- Lawrence spring (15 min.)
- Khazali Canyon (30 min.)
- Red sand dune (30 min.)
- Little bridge (30 min.)
- Um Fruth Rock Bridge (30 min.)
- Abu khashaba canyon (45 min.)
- Lawrence house (30 min.)
- White desert (15 min.)
- Mushroom rock (15 min.)
- Burdah rock bridge (180 min.)
- Traditional Bedouin Lunch 10 JD
- Lunch box 10 JD
We can do the tour at your pace and make it as active as you’d like.
If you have an interest in hiking, climbing, camel rides or sandboarding, please ask us for the options.
The city of Petra, capital of the Nabataean Arabs, is one of the most famous archaeological sites in the world, it is Located 240 km south of the capital Amman and 120 km north of the red sea town of Aqaba
Petra the world wonder is undoubtedly Jordan's most valuable treasure and greatest tourist attraction, and it is visited by tourists from all over the world.
It is not known precisely when Petra was built, but the city began to prosper as the capital of the Nabataean Empire from the 1st century BC, which grew rich through trade in frankincense, myrrh, and spices.
Petra was later annexed to the Roman Empire and continued to thrive until a large earthquake in 363 AD destroyed much of the city in the 4th century AD.
Visit Wadi Rums sites and landmarks by desert 4x4 and enjoy a cooked lunch in the desert. We stop in a beautiful area for sunset at the end of the tour.
Lawrence Spring - climb to the top for a beautiful view
the Red Sand Dune - climb up and run down + panoramic views at the top
Khazali Canyon - ancient inscriptions
Small Arch - the smallest rock bridge
Lawrence House - stunning views overlooking the valley below
Mushroom Rock - giant rock formation
Abu Khashaba Canyon - 20-30 minute canyon walk
Um Frouth Rock Bridge - a five minute scramble to the top
Sunset viewing spot
Experience the desert like a nomad by adding on a camel ride. Add on a night in the desert in our camp or sleep under the stars in our desert cave, enquire now. I can also help arrange transportation to and from Wadi Rum at additional cost.
Our half day tours are a perfect option when you don't have the whole day and don’t want to miss out on a desert tour. Visit the must-see places of Wadi Rum Protected Area by desert 4x4. Our meeting place is Wadi Rum Rest House in Wadi Rum Village.
the Red Sand Dune
Lawrence House and Viewpoint (3 Hour Tour only)
Um Frouth Rock Bridge & Abu Khashaba Canyon (4 Hour Jeep Tour only)
Add on an additional camel ride and experience the desert like a nomad.
I can help arrange transportation to and from Wadi Rum at additional cost.
Spend the day visiting the ancient rose-hued city of Petra, one of the New Seven Wonders of the World, with this day trip from Aqaba. You'll get the chance to see many of the ancient city's highlights, including the Treasury, the Royal Tombs, and numerous religious sight and dwellings, all with a guide to illuminate your experience.