Petra, Wadi Rum & Highlights of Jordan – 3 Day Tour from Jerusalem or Tel Aviv.

September 18, 2015 in Tours by cipcipTrip

Photo taken from the cliff overlooking Petra treasury

Experience Petra, Wadi Rum, and more highlights of Jordan on this three day tour departing from Jerusalem or Tel Aviv and taking you to Jordan’s most impressive sites. Visit the ancient city of Petra, a UNESCO world heritage site and one of the Seven Wonders of the World. Explore Wadi Rum, the ‘Valley of the Moon’, with its stunning desert scenery. And discover the impressive sites of Jerash, Madaba, Mount Nebo, as well as the capital of Jordan, Amman, port city of Aqaba, and Israeli resort, Eilat. The Petra and Wadi Rum tour from Jerusalem and Tel Aviv is fully guided with transportation to and from Jerusalem and Tel Aviv. The trip includes two nights in a Bedouin campsite or hotel. The tour departs every Tuesday from Tel Aviv and Jerusalem.

Petra and wadi Rum from Jerusalem Tour Highlights

  • Leave on this three day tour to Petra and Wadi Rum from Tel Aviv or Jerusalem, heading to the Bet Shean Border (Sheikh Hussein) or Allenby Crossing from where you’ll cross into Jordan (visa is issued at the border)
  • Visit Jerash, the wondrous ancient Roman City
  • Visit Amman, the modern capital of Jordan, touring the highlights including the famous citadel
  • Tour Madaba, and its famous Byzantine mosaics
  • See the same view across the Promised Land as Moses had after 40 years of wondering in the desert
  • Experience Bedouin life and culture, with one overnight stay in a Bedouin campsite at Petra (tents sleep two people and the camp is fully equipped, including wifi internet. Another overnight stay will be in a hotel.
  • Enjoy an extended tour of Petra, the two thousand year old city and UNESCO world heritage site. You’ll visit the most famous and iconic highlights of the site, as well as some of the more off the beaten track parts of the city which tourists are not usually able to see due to time restrictions
  • Head south into the breathtaking desert scenery at Wadi Rum and stay over in a Bedouin Camp in this amazing desert landscape
  • Enjoy a fully guided jeep safari tour. Drive through Wadi Rum, one of the most breathtaking landscapes on earth.
  • Explore Aqaba, Jordan’s Red Sea port and resort city, and its vibrant markets
  • Cross back into Israel. Those who wish can end in Eilat and enjoy a weekend in the city, with return on Saturday, or take a tour to Cairo or Sinai
  • Drive North, through the Arava Valley, seeing Israel’s thriving agriculture
  • Stop at the Dead Sea for a short bathing session in the waters
  • Return to Jerusalem or Tel Aviv

Tour Itinerary

  • Day 1 – 5am – Depart from Tel Aviv in our modern air-conditioned transport.
  • Day 1 – 6am – Depart from Jerusalem in our modern air-conditioned transport, and transfer to the Bet Shean Border (Sheikh Hussein) or Allenby Crossing
  • Day 1 – 8:00am – Cross border into Jordan
  • Day 1 – 10:00am – Short tour of Jerash (Extended entry can be purchased on site)
  • Day 1 – 12:00pm – Jordanian style lunch at a local restaurant in Amman
  • Day 1 – 15:30pm – Tour Madaba
  • Day 1 – 16:30pm – Tour Mount Nebo
  • Day 1 – 17:30pm – Drive south to Petra
  • Day 1 – 20:00pm – Arrive at hotel in Petra (Dinner not included)
  • Day 2 – 7:30am – Breakfast at the hotel and head to nearby Petra
  • Day 2 – 8:30am – Visit Moses’ Spring, view Petra from the top of a mountain, then see Little Petra
  • Day 2 – 12:00pm – Enter the amazing city of Petra and embark upon a tour of the site fully led by our expert guide
  • Day 2 – 13:00pm – Lunch in Restaurant at Petra
  • Day 2 – 16:30pm – Depart Petra for Wadi Rum, driving south along the ‘Desert Highway’. Arrive to the campsite in Wadi Rum and enjoy an authentic dinner in the desert setting
  • Day 3 – 08:00am – Breakfast at the campsite enjoying the beautiful morning skies of Wadi Rum
  • Day 3 – 10:00am – Head into the Wadi Rum reserve on a jeep safari led by our local Bedouin guides
  • Day 3 – 13:00pm – Depart Wadi Rum, heading south to Aqaba
  • Day 3 – 14:00pm – Arrive in Aqaba, tour the city and its markets
  • Day 3 – 15:00pm – Cross back into Israel via the Arava Border Crossing. For those who wish, dropoff in Eilat
  • Day 3 – 16:00pm – For those returning to Tel Aviv or Jerusalem, head North through the Arava Valley to the Dead Sea
  • Day 3 – 18:00pm – Bathing in the Dead Sea (time permitting)
  • Day 3 – 22:00pm – Arrive to Jerusalem
  • Day 3 – 23:00pm – Arrive to Tel Aviv

NB All times are approximate. (Note: If border crossing into Jordan takes longer than expected, activities may be removed from Day 1.)

Tour Details

  • Petra and Wadi Rum Tour from Jerusalem or Tel Aviv price includes: Pickup and transportation to all sites from Jerusalem or Tel Aviv, entrance fees, accommodation in Bedouin campsite or hotel, all guiding, and meals outlined above.
  • Price excludes border tax (approximately US$100 paid in cash at the border)
  • For those who would prefer to stay in a hotel, this can be arranged at no extra cost. Single travelers will pay a $38 per night single supplement if staying in hotel. In winter months a hotel may be used instead of a Bedouin camp.
  • Tour begins and ends in Tel Aviv or Jerusalem. For those who would like, drop off in Aqaba or Eilat can be arranged at no extra cost.
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