Petra Tours From Tel Aviv, Israel to Petra - Jordan via Eilat
Petra Tour from Tel Aviv by Domestic Flights

Petra Tour from Tel Aviv by Domestic Flights

Overview
Petra, the Red Rose City carved in stone, is one of the World's Seven Wonders and is considered a "Must See" site. If you are in Israel, the easiest & fastest way to visit Petra is by crossing to Jordan at the southern Israeli Arava Border, located near Eilat by the Red Sea.
 

If you are short on time, but don't want to miss out on Petra...
This would be the deal for you. Fly to Eilat, Visit Petra & return to Tel Aviv - all in one day!
  

 

   
 Petra Day Tour from Tel Aviv - Package A          Petra fromTel Aviv - including domestic flights

   i   Tour Details
Tour         Petra Package-A
Departure  Daily (except Fri. & Sat.)
Duration    Long day (~ 15 hours)
Pick up      Eilat Airport 07:40 am

Tour is guided in English

PCK-A does not operate from TLV on Fridays, Saturdays, Jewish holiday eves & holidays.  

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  $   Package A price Table
Prices are marked in USD per person
 

 Per Person 

 Adult

 $425 

 Child

$375 

* Child rate applicable ages 2-12 years

 

Included 
♦ Round Trip Domestic Flights
♦ 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
Transportation to/from TLV Sde Dov Airport, Israel & Jordan border taxes & tips: Total $60 p/person (paid at the border in cash USD or NIS), drinks during lunch, extra tips & personal expenses.

Tour program 

Estimated time schedule

06:40 am Domestic flight from TLV Sde Dov Airport to Eilat
07:40 am Pick up Eilat Airport & transfer to Arava border
08:00 am Arava Border crossing
09:00 am Drive to Petra. (about 2 hours)
11:00 am Guided tour in Petra touring: El-Siq, Treasury,
               Amphitheatre, Kings' Tombs & more.
15:30 pm Lunch break & Drive back to Arava border.
18:30 pm Pick up Arava Border & transfer to Eilat Airport
21:00 pm Domestic flight Eilat to Tel Aviv Sde Dov Airport  

 

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. 

 Only $425 USD per person

 

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

 

Remarks regarding domestic flights
domestic flights for 1 day Petra are from/to Sde Dov Domestic Airport in Tel Aviv. Airport is located in Northern TLV, about 10-15 minutes by taxi from all major hotels in TLV. Taxi fees To/from SDV airport are not included. Our tour representative will meet you in Eilat, just outside the terminal.  

 

 

Is Petra in 1 day from Tel Aviv too much of a rush?
See below our Petra Package B offering:
Round Trip Domestic Flights +1 night in Eilat +Petra Tour. 

 

 

 

  


 


 

 Petra Package B

 Petra from Tel Aviv - Package B          Petra fromTel Aviv + domestic flights + 1 night in Eilat
Petra package B runs daily from Tel Aviv - except Thursdays (no return flights on Friday evening!)

   i   Tour Details
Tour           Petra PCK-B fly/fly
Departure    Daily |except Thursdays
Duration      2 days | 1 night
Guided        English | 1 touring day

 

Bring Along
Passport, $60 in cash for border taxes, sunscreen lotion, hat, comfortable walking shoes, warm clothes (Nov. to Mar. very cold in Petra. Jan - Feb. may snow!) Don't forget your swim suit for the Red Sea... to enjoy while in Eilat!

 

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Tour Itinerary 

DAY 1     Traveling to Eilat
Domestic flight fromTel Aviv to Eilat*. Flights depart from Sde Dov Airport located in northern TLV or from Ben Gurion Airport -Terminal 1 (you select flight time from scheduled flights). Eilat is a sunny and vibrant resort by Red Sea, offering ample restaurants, cafés and shops along the beach promenade. Overnight in Eilat**.
* Optional travel to Eilat 1 way by bus
** Optional 1 night in Aqaba (Jordan) instead of Eilat 

 

DAY 2     Petra Tour & return to Tel Aviv
Morning pick up from Eilat Hotels. Transfer to Arava Border, escorted border crossing to Jordan & travel to Petra via Aqaba (about 2 hours). In Petra, famous for its rock-cut architecture, tour begins at the gate of the Archaeological Park. Walk the illustrious Al-Siq Gorge, a narrow canyon with a winding trail. At the park's entry, there is an optional short horseback ride, till the opening of the gorge. At the end of canyon, reveals itself the legendary Treasury Monument. Enter the stone carved shrine 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, resourceful desert people that 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, Jordan Red Sea port city. Cross back to Israel & transfer to Eilat Airport. Domestic flight back to TLV Sde Dov Airport at 21:00 pm. 

 

   $  Package B price Tabel
Prices are maked in USD per person  valid till Feb. 28th 2015    
Petra Package - B details

Per person
 in double room

Per person
 in single room

1 night Eilat (3 star hotel) + R/T flights* + Petra Tour (Base Rate)

$475

$506

Jewish holidays + July-August - supplement per night

+ $35

+ $53

Optional: extra night in Eilat | 3 Star hotel

+ $51

+ $82

Optional Deduct: 1 way by bus (instead of 1 way flight to Eilat)

- $60

- $60

Optional Deduct: 1 night in Aqaba (instead of 1 night in Eilat)

 - $15

 - $5

Optional: upgrade to 4 star hotel in Eilat or Aqaba

 on request

on request

Child age 5 to 12 sharing parents' room (maximum 1 child)

20% discount

not available

* We purchase the flights seats & e-mail you an e-ticket

 

Basic Pck-C price includes 
♦ Round trip domestic flights (TLV - Eilat - TLV)
♦ 1 Overnight in Eilat 3 star hotel (including breakfast)
On Petra day tour included: ♦ Transfers from Eilat to border & return ♦ Border crossing assistance ♦ Transportation in Jordan a/c bus or minibus (as per group size) ♦ Accompanying Jordanian English speaking guide (border to border) ♦ Lunch in Petra (served buffet style, in a local Petra hotel) ♦ Petra entry fee + horseback ride (optional short horse ride upon entry only & does not include tip to the horseman.)

Not included Transportation in TLV & Eilat (to/from airport), Israel-Jordan border taxes $60 p/person (paid at the border in cash USD or Shekels), drinks, tips, travelers' insurance, personal expenses & anything not mentioned in the "price includes" section.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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