Petra & Wadi Rum 2 Day Tour from Eilat.

August 20, 2015 in Tours by cipcipTrip

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An overnight tour to Petra and Wadi Rum which will provide an unforgettable experience to explore what are arguably Jordan’s two most iconic sights. Leaving Eilat, you’ll cross into Jordan, travelling north along the desert highway, to Petra. You’ll enjoy a guided tour of the ‘lost city’ of Petra, one of the Seven Wonders of the World, before enjoying an authentic lunch at a local Jordanian restaurant. After lunch, we’ll head south, and stay overnight in the port city of Aqaba (because of the cold desert weather making overnight stays uncomfortable). The following morning, we’ll head out to the desert and explore Wadi Rum with a jeep tour, before heading back to Aqaba for a tour of the city’s markets. The tour will end with a transfer back across the border into Israel, and return to your hotel.

Petra Tour Highlights

  • Pickup from your hotel in Eilat, cross border, and transfer to Petra
  • Experience a comprehensive guided tour of the ‘lost city of Petra’, one of the Seven Wonders of the World
  • Eat an authentic local lunch
  • Stay overnight in a Bedouin campsite in Wadi Rum (option to stay in hotel in Aqaba available at no extra cost)
  • Explore Wadi Rum and its magical landscape with a jeep tour
  • Tour the markets of Aqaba

Tour Itinerary

  • Day 1 – 07:30 – Pick up from accomodation/bus station in Eilat
  • Day 1 – 08:00 – Border crossing into Jordan
  • Day 1 – 09:00 – Drive through desert
  • Day 1 – 11:00 – Guided tour of Petra and short horse ride
  • Day 1 – 15:00 – Lunch in local restaurant
  • Day 1 – 17:30 – Transport to Bedouin campsite at Wadi Rum
  • Day 1 – 18:30 – Overnight in the camp at Wadi Rum with authentic dinner
  • Day 2 – 07:30 – Breakfast in the campsite
  • Day 2 – 10:00 – Jeep safari in Wadi Rum
  • Day 2 – 12:00 – Back to camp, free hour at Wadi Rum, followed by transportation back to Aqaba
  • Day 2 – 13:00 – Short tour of Aqaba, free time in the market
  • Day 2 – 14:30 – Transport to Arava border crossing
  • Day 2 – 15:30 – Eilat, transport back from border crossingNB: All times are approximate

More info on http://www.touristisrael.com/tours/petra-wadi-rum-2-day-tour-eilat/