Visit Petra - Jordan, 1 Day Tours, Trip from Eilat - Israel to Petra
Petra 1 Day Tour - from Eilat

Petra 1 Day Tour - from Eilat

 Important notice

All visitors of all nationalities going to Jordan via Israel, including just a day trip to Petra,  need a Jordan entry visa. If you book a Petra tour with us, we will pre-arrange the visa for you.  Visa fee is $60 USD per person, to be paid in cash at the border upon crossing.

 

Overview
The fastest & easiest way to visit Petra from Israel is by crossing via the Arava Border (Yitzhak Rabin Crossing), located at 7 minutes' drive from Eilat, the southern most Israeli city by the Red Sea. Our, guaranteed departure, Petra 1 Day Tour from Eilat goes everyday (including Sabbath). Individual (solo) travelers & small parties or families can easily join our regular, daily, group tour to Petra. Advance booking required.

 

Petra ... The Red Rose City Carved in Stone  

 

  
 Petra Day Tour from Eilat                                                    Guaranteed Departure Petra Day Tour

 

   i   Tour Details
Departure  Daily
Duration    Full day (~ 12 hours)
Pick up      Eilat starting 06:45 am

Tour is guided in English

Petra Tour does not operate on Yom Kippur & Muslim New year  

 
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   $   Price Table  
Prices in USD per person
 Tour type

 Adult

Child*

 Join a Group

 $259

$229

 Private Tour

 $389

$359

* Child rate applicable ages 2-11 years

 

Included 
♦ Transfer Eilat to Border & return
♦ Border crossing assistance

♦ Full day English speaking guide

♦ Tourism a/c vehicle in Jordan

♦ Petra entry fee 
♦ Horseback ride upon entry only*
♦ Lunch (buffet style in Petra hotel)
*Horseback ride is optional & does not include tip to the horseman.


Not included
Jordan entry visa ($60 p/person) Israel & Jordan border taxes & tips: Total $65 p/person (paid at the border in cash USD or NIS), drinks during lunch, extra tips & personal expenses.

Tour program 

 

Pick up from Eilat Hotels & airport. Transfer to Yitzhak Rabin Crossing (Arava Border). Assisted border crossing (our representative will be there as you go through passport control). Walk across to Jordan, meet with your Jordanian guide, passport control & travel to Petra (about 2 hours) via Aqaba.

 

In Petra tour begins at the gate of the Archaeological Park, walk the famous Al-Siq, a narrow gorge with a winding trail. (Optional short horseback ride, from the gate till the opening of the gorge). At the end of canyon, reveals itself the legendary Treasury Monument. Enter the stone carved monument then walk along the dry riverbed & explore sites found along its path: the Amphitheatre, Kings' Tombs, Roman Market Road & more. Hear the story of the Nabateans, who have established Petra as their capital on the “Spice Route”.

 

Lunch break - lunch is served, buffet style, in one of Petra's hotels. Afternoon, travel back to the border & time permitting, short tour of Aqaba. Border crossing & transfer back to Eilat.
* Estimated return in Eilat ~18:30 pm.  

 

Bring along 
Passport, cash, comfortable walking shoes, hat, sun screen lotion (Nov. to Mar. warm clothes)

 

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