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Private Full-Day Aqaba Shore Excursion to Petra and Little Petra2 reviews
Join this private shore excursion Aqaba to explore Petra, one of the Seven Wonders of the World, and one of Jordan’s most enchanting Archaeological sites. Petra is a city carved in stone more than 2000 years ago and which allowed Jordan to dominate the trade routes of ancient Arabia. Admire it's highlights such as the Treasury (Al Khazneh), the Royal Tombs and amphitheater. You will also pass by Siq al-Barid, which In Arabic means “Cold Canyon.”
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You will be picked up from Aqaba port were you will meet your friendly, professional English-speaking drivers after your cruise ship docks. Proceed to the Nabatean Red Rose City of Petra, one of the Seven Wonders of the World for a classic visit. A city 175 kilometers north of Aqaba, carved in stone more than 2000 years ago in order to dominate the trade routes of ancient Arabia. Pass by Little Petra the Nabatean’s carvan stop before heading to the main city. First, you will walk the “siq”, a narrow path of 1.2 kilometers; this is the main entrance to the city. At the end of the “siq”, You will see the treasury - “Khazneh”, which was believed to hold countless treasures. The first view of the “Khazneh” is breath-taking. Other monuments you will visit are the Theatre, and the Royal Tombs. Come and explore one of the world’s wonders of architectural engineering combined with the ingenuity of carving for an unforgettable adventure just like that of Indiana Jones!
- Aqaba port pick-up and drop -off
- Private Transfer by a leisure air conditioned vehicle according number of participants
- English Speaking Driver
- Local English Speaking Guide for classic visit of Petra
- Entry/Admission - Petra
- Local Guide where not mentioned
- All type of meals and beverages
- Infant meals
- Entrance fees to additional sites
- Any other service not mentioned
Returns to original departure point
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- No refund for any untaken services by the clients
- There is no time to climb up the monastery in Petra; if there is time, clients do it on their own, as by the Ministry of Tourism and Guide Association, guides cannot climb the monastery with the clients
You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
This trip is fully refundable up to 96 hours prior to the commencement of your trip.
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Scoring an average traveller rating of 5 out of 5 based on the last 2 recent reviews
Petra was amazing and we had a great guide! Make sure to go to Little Petra - no crowds and fantastic view from above!”
Linda B • Submitted 25 Nov 2019
Such an enjoyable tour. Our driver, Osama was right on time to pick us up from our cruise ship. He was a wealth of local information as he drove us to Petra. Our private guide met us there and walked with us into Petra and he explained the different areas of the site. Petra is huge and amazing. Our driver lent us a local phone so we could contact him when we were ready to leave. He took us to a local place for lunch and he even stopped and bought me some cookies that I enjoyed at lunch. We drove back to our ship after a quick tour of Aqaba with plenty of time before sailing. I would recomend this tour.”
Robert M • Submitted 15 Nov 2017
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