Petra tour packages from Jerusalem or Tel Aviv - via Eilat
Petra package tours from Jerusalem & Tel Aviv

Petra package tours from Jerusalem & Tel Aviv

About going to Petra from Israel 
Petra 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 via  the southern Israeli Arava Border, located near Eilat by the Red Sea.

 

 

See here our various Petra packages suggestions or combine your own Petra package.   

 Petra Package B

 Petra from Tel Aviv - Package B          Petra from Tel 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, $125 in cash for visa fee & 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!

 

    ?   Petra Tours - FAQ
       Petra Map
Eilat Map       
 

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
 

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 Eilat in time for the 21:00 pm flight back to Tel Aviv.  

See price table below  

 

 Petra Package C

 Petra from Tel Aviv or Jerusalem - Package C      By bus or by plane + 1 or 2 nights in Eilat

Departure from Jerusalem by Egged Public Bus: Everyday - except Saturdays
Departure from Tel Aviv by Egged Public Bus: Everyday - including Saturdays (Sat. afternoon only)
 

 

   i   Tour Details
Tour           Petra PCK-C bus/bus
Departure    Daily
Duration      3 days | 2 nights
Guided        English | 1 touring day

Bring Along
Passport, $125 in cash for visa fee & 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! 

    ?  Petra Tours - FAQ
       Petra Map
       Eilat Map

Tour Itinerary 

DAY 1     Independent arrival to JLM or TLV Central Bus Station & travel to Eilat by Egged public bus - we pre-book your seats on the bus. Bus time options from JLM are : 07:00 am or 10:00 am or 14:00 pm or 17:00 pm. (JLM - Eilat about 4.5 hrs ride). Bus time options from TLV : First bus 06:00 am, then every hour & half till 20:00 pm. (TLV - EIlat about 5 hours ride) . Independent check in at Eilat hotel. Overnight in Eilat link> Map of Eilat

 

DAY 2     Morning pick up from Eilat Hotels. Transfer to Arava Border, cross to Jordan & travel to Petra (about 2 hours) via Aqaba. In Petra, walking part begins from the gate of the Archaeological Park through Al-Siq, a winding trail at the bottom of a natural deep canyon, at the end of which reveals itself the famous Treasury Monument, proceed on to the Amphitheatre, Kings' Tombs, Roman Market Road & more. Hear 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. Travel back & time permitting short tour of Aqaba. Return via border crossing to Eilat hotels.

 

DAY 3     Optional morning at leisure in Eilat. Independent arrival to Eilat Central Bus Station & travel back to JLM or TLV by bus. 

 

    $  Petra Package Deals Price Table
Prices are marked in USD per person  valid till Feb. 28th 2018    
Petra Packages B & C details

Per person
 in double room

Per person
 in single room

Package B (1 night Eilat + R/T flights + Petra Tour)

 $495

 $526

Package C (2 nights Eilat + R/T bus* + Petra Tour )

$408

$470

Jewish holidays + July-August - supplement per night

+ $45

+ $63

Optional: extra night in Eilat | 3 Star hotel

+ $61

+ $92

Optional: extra for 1 way by plane (instead of bus)

+ $65

+ $65

Optional: upgrade to 4 star hotel in Eilat

 on request

on request

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

20% discount

not available

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

Package B  price includes 
♦ Round trip by domestic flights  (Tel Aviv - Eilat - Tel Aviv)
♦ 1 night in Eilat 3 star hotel (including breakfast)
♦ Petra day tour including lunch

Package C price includes 
♦ Round trip by Egged public bus*  (from JLM or TLV to EILAT & return to JLM or TLV)
♦ 2 nights in Eilat 3 star hotel (including breakfast)
♦ Petra day tour including lunch

* Independent arrival to central bus stations in JLM, TLV or Eilat
 

Petra day tour includes: ♦ 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 JLM, TLV & Eilat, Jordan entry visa $60 p/person Israel-Jordan border taxes $65 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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