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A Five-Day Adventure to Petra and Little Petra

Ancient Petra; Nabatean architecture; Desert landscapes; Little Petra exploration; Jordanian adventure; UNESCO World Heritage Site; Wadi Rum safari; Dana Nature Reserve; Eco-friendly lodging

Take a transforming 5-day, 4-night journey to Jordan’s Petra and Little Petra, discovering ancient treasures and natural splendour. Day one takes you back in time as you discover the fabled city of Petra, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Travel through the tiny Siq and admire historic structures such as the Treasury and Roman Theatre before rising to the Monastery for stunning views over Wadi Araba. Day two takes you off the main route to Little Petra, a hidden jewel of Nabatean architecture, and the ancient Beidha Neolithic town, which sheds light on Jordan’s pre-pottery Neolithic period.
Day three takes you to the breathtaking landscapes of Wadi Rum, where you’ll go on a thrilling jeep safari past Lawrence of Arabia’s famous Seven Pillars of Wisdom. Finally, days four and five provide immersive experiences in the Dana Nature Reserve, including stunning hikes through Wadi Dana and relaxing overnight stays at the eco-friendly Feynan Eco Lodge. Discover Jordan’s heart and soul on a remarkable adventure through Petra and beyond.


Day 1: Petra and the Monastery

Embark on a captivating journey through the ancient city of Petra, starting with a guided tour from the main gate. Traverse the mesmerizing Siq, a narrow fissure flanked by towering cliffs, until you reach the iconic Treasury, followed by the Nabatean Roman Theater, the Roman Road (Cardo), and the majestic Great Temple. Climb the stairs to the Monastery and be rewarded with a splendid view overlooking the Wadi Araba. After soaking in the breathtaking vistas, descend back to the Basin and return through the Siq to Wadi Musa for an overnight stay at your hotel.

Day 2: Little Petra – Beidha Neolithic Village Site – Jabal Qarun

Explore the enchanting site of Little Petra, known as Beer Al Araies, where you’ll discover the Nabatean markets and Siq Al Barid, along with Nabatean quest houses and temples. Embark on a hike to the Beidah Neolithic village, offering a glimpse into life during the pre-pottery Neolithic period in Jordan, dating back to 7200 BC. Continue your adventure by four-wheel drive through Siq Umm Al-Alda to Jabal Qarun, where you’ll marvel at panoramic views overlooking Wadi Araba and Petra. Conclude the day with an overnight stay at your hotel.

Day 3: Petra – Wadi Rum

Journey through the legendary Wadi Rum, passing the famous Seven Pillars of Wisdom immortalized by Lawrence of Arabia. Explore the desert landscape by jeep for four exhilarating hours, discovering Lawrence Springs and ancient inscriptions left by the Thamudic and Nabatean people centuries ago. Traverse Khazzall Canyon, admire the Little Stone Bridge, and perhaps climb one of the natural rock formations. Visit the house where Lawrence of Arabia once lived before retiring to your desert camp for a memorable overnight experience.

Day 4: Wadi Rum – Dana

Embark on a morning transfer to Dana Village, offering stunning views of the Dana Nature Reserve. Begin a scenic hike through Wadi Dana, immersing yourself in the rugged beauty of the landscape. Trek for approximately five hours, taking in the diverse flora and fauna of the reserve, before arriving at the Feynan Eco Lodge for a restful overnight stay.

Day 5: Dana – Departure

Continue your journey through Wadi Dana with another five-hour hike, marveling at the natural wonders that surround you. Conclude your adventure at the Feynan Eco Lodge before departing for your onward journey, filled with memories of an unforgettable exploration of Petra, Little Petra, Wadi Rum, and the Dana Nature Reserve.

Tour Highlights:

Petra, Little Petra, History, Wadi Rum, Adventure, Landscape, Nature, Dana Reserve, Hiking, Eco-Lodge.

The program includes:

  • Pickup and drop off.
  • Transfers by air-conditioned vehicle.
  • English-speaking guide.
  • Entrance fees to the sites.
  • Meals.
  • 4 – night accommodation 

The program does not include:

  • Personal travel Insurance expenses.
  • Tips / gratuities.
  • Government tax, Value Added Tax (VAT), or compulsory charges introduced after publication.
  • Optional excursions and activities (are subject to availability).
  • Any beverages with meals, unless mentioned and upon request.
  • Carriages and camel rides.
  • Extra costs due to unanticipated changes in the itinerary for reasons beyond our control.
  • Any other items not listed in the “includes”.

Tour options:

  • Optional activities are subject to availability.
  • Optional private or onsite local guides.
  • Guides in languages other than English are available upon request and subject to availability.
  • Optional special private vehicles are available upon request.

Changes overview:

The itinerary may change due to unanticipated circumstances, factors beyond our control, or at the guide’s discretion.

Important notes:

  • Staying Healthy
  • The time frame for this tour is approximate and subject to change according to the client’s preference.
  • The tour itinerary is subject to change due to factors beyond our control and event of unforeseen circumstances or at the guide’s discretion.
  • In the event of an increase in fuel prices, Via Jordan Travel & Tours reserves the right to raise the prices for its services without prior notice.
  • Optional excursions and activities are subject to availability.
  • Optional special private vehicles available upon request.
  • Copies of your passports are required in advance to issue port permits (if needed).
  • You need to take your passport or a good quality photocopy of it with you.
  • Reservations made less than 20 working days before the start of the service may be subject to change.
  • Your booking is confirmed only upon the provision of 50% prepayment.
  • Using sufficient amount of sun protection lotion is essential for avoiding sun burn.

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