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2-Day Petra and Jordan Tour from Jerusalem

By Abraham Tours
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Overview

  • Explore the wonders of Jordan on this two day guided tour from Jerusalem! Visit the archaeological site of Jerash, driving through the high-contrast city of Amman and experience the world wonder of Petra - all among stunning desert landscapes and captivating historical sites. * See beautiful landscapes.* Experience authentic Bedouin hospitality.* Taste traditional local food.* Visit one of the Seven Wonders of the World.* Explore the ancient cities of Jerash & Petra.* One guide that is with you from the moment you arrive in Jordan until the moment you leave.* Leaves from Jerusalem rather than Eilat, saving you money, long rides on public transport and a mandatory night in Eilat.* Central Pickup location, so you spend the maximum time in Petra and Jordan, and not circling the city to pick up other guests!

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What's included, what's not

  • 1x Breakfast
  • 1x Dinner
  • 2x Lunch
  • Accommodation included: 1 night
  • Professional guide
  • Return transport by air-conditioned minivan
  • Stay in a hut in a Bedouin camp shared by two travellers in real beds with sheets and a towel.
  • Downloadable smartphone and tablet app
  • Entry/Admission - Jerash Ruins
  • Entry/Admission - Petra
  • Total of 101$ border taxes. 86$ (incl. 31$ Israeli and 56$ Jordanian tax, payable in US Dollars, Euros or Jordanian Dinar) will be paid on the first day, 14$ will be paid on the second day for the Jordanian exit fee (payable only in 10 Jordanian Dinar cash)
  • Travel insurance
  • Tips (Similar to restaurants in the US and Europe, tipping is part of the culture and economy in the Middle East)
  • Entry/Admission - Jordan River

Know before you book

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • What to bring:
  • Valid passport
  • Money for border crossing and exit fee
  • Warm clothes for night
  • For most Western countries, no pre-arranged visa is required for this tour (it will be issued at the border crossing). However, residents of some countries need to apply in advance, please make sure you know about your country's visa restrictions. Also please ensure for your re-entry to Israel that you're eligible for a visa on arrival, or already have a multiple entry visa in advance.
  • For Israeli Citizens: Due to restrictions please note that this tour is not available to sole Israeli passport holders. If you have an additional foreign passport, please get in touch with us prior to the tour for special border crossing instructions.
  • If you're travelling alone, it is likely you will need to share a room with a person of the same gender (depending on the group size). Private tents are available for an addition of 150 ILS per night which will be paid to the guide on the day of the tour.
  • Please note that some sites may be closed or visiting times shortened during Muslim Holidays (especially Ramadan)
  • Kindly be aware that certain religious objects and clothes can cause issues at the border crossing. If you wish to bring such items, please consult with us in advance.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transport
  • Infant seats available
  • Not recommended for travellers with back problems
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 34 travellers
  • Returns to original departure point
  • Departure time: 7:00 AM

What you can expect

Itinerary

Day 1: Crossing the border, Jerash and the way to Petra

Pass By: Abraham Hostel Jerusalem אברהם הוסטל ירושלים, Ha-Nevi'im St 67, Jerusalem, 9470211, Israel
Meet at the Abraham Hostel Jerusalem Lobby

Stop At: Jordan River
Cross the border next to Beit She'an just south of the Sea of Galilee and meet your Jordanian guide on the other side. *This will be a good opportunity to exchange cash to JOD for a fair rate!
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Jerash Ruins, Jerash Jordan
Go on a journey through time in one of the world’s best preserved Roman towns, strolling its perfectly designed theatres, colonnaded streets and vast squares.
Duration: 2 hours

Pass By: Amman Citadel, K. Ali Ben Al-Hussein St. 146, Amman, Jordan
Driving tour of Amman. Visit to Citadel if time allows.

Pass By: Petra - Wadi Musa 77110 Jordan
Arrive in our accommodation for the night, a Bedouin camp near Petra. This is where you’ll enjoy a typical Bedouin dinner at the campfire and sleep overnight in a comfortable traditional tent shared by two travellers each with real beds, sheets and a towel.

Meals included:
• Lunch: Buffet style lunch in a restaurant just outside Jerash.

Vegetarian and vegan options also available.
• Dinner: Authentic Bedouin buffet-style dinner.

Vegetarian and vegan options also available.
Accommodation included: Overnight at a Bedouin camp just outside Petra in 2-bed huts with real beds, sheets and towels.

Day 2: Exploring Petra and return to Israel

Stop At: Petra - Wadi Musa 77110 Jordan
You’ll board your minivan again just after breakfast, and drive to ancient Petra. One of the new seven world wonders, Petra is the “rose-red city half as old as time” carved into the sandstone by the Nabataeans some 2.000 years ago.
Duration: 6 hours

Pass By: Allenby Bridge, ישראל
We'll cross through the King Hussein/Allenby Bridge crossing back to Tel Aviv.

Pass By: Abraham Hostel Jerusalem אברהם הוסטל ירושלים, Ha-Nevi'im St 67, Jerusalem, 9470211, Israel
Drop off in Jerusalem - at approximately 21:00

Meals included:
• Breakfast: Bedouin Style Breakfast at the camp.
• Lunch: Lunch in a local restaurant in Petra before heading back to the border crossing.
No accommodation included on this day.

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  • Jerusalem Jerusalem District

Meeting/Redemption Point

    • Abraham Hostel Jerusalem אברהם הוסטל ירושלים, Ha-Nevi'im St 67, Jerusalem, 9470211, Israel
    • Jerusalem Jerusalem District

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