Day Tour to Petra & Wadi Rum
A day tour to Petra and Wadi Rum reveals the awe-inspiring beauty of Jordan’s most iconic destinations. Explore Petra, one of the New Seven Wonders of the World, and immerse yourself in its rich history and culture as you explore its ancient temples, tombs, and amphitheaters. Admire the exquisite details of the Treasury and Amphitheatre, and take in the breathtaking view from the canyon’s rim.
Then, venture into Wadi Rum’s majestic desert landscape, which has been featured in a number of films due to its striking red sand dunes and towering rock formations.
Discover the stunning scenery and fascinating Bedouin culture of the region by taking a jeep tour or a camel ride.
With a knowledgeable guide directing you through each step of the journey, you’ll learn about the history and traditions of these incredible destinations.
A day tour to Petra and Wadi Rum is an unforgettable experience that will leave you with memories to last a lifetime, whether you’re a history buff, a nature lover, or a curious traveler.
|Your tour guide will pick you up from your hotel i and take you to Petra. Once the you arrive in Petra, you will start your guided tour of the ancient city. You’ll tour the renowned Treasury, Roman Theater, Royal Tombs, and much more, all with historical and cultural context to help you comprehend their value.|
Your guide can recommend some options for lunch based on your preferences.
Following lunch, your guide will take you to Wadi Rum, which is about an hour and a half away from Petra.
Your first stop will be the Seven Pillars of Wisdom, a rock formation named after the book written by T.E. Lawrence. You’ll have the opportunity to take photos and admire the breathtaking views.
Next, you’ll drive through the charming village of Rum, where you’ll see traditional Bedouin homes and experience local culture.
You’ll then make your way to Lawrence Spring, a natural spring named after T.E. Lawrence. Here, you can take a break, enjoy some refreshments, and take in the serene surroundings.
And finally, you will visit Khazali Canyon, a narrow canyon with ancient inscriptions on the walls, before proceeding to the sand dunes, where you can climb to the top and take in the stunning views of the surrounding desert landscape.
After your tour of Wadi Rum, your guide will drive you back to your accommodation, where you can relax and reflect on your incredible day exploring two of Jordan’s most amazing destinations.
Petra visitor center, The Siq, The Treasury, Facades Streets, The Theater, The Royal Tombs, Petra Church, The City Centre, Roman Road and Petra Basin. Wadi Rum Visitor center, Seven Pillars of Wisdom, Lawrence Springs, Al Khazali Canyon.
The program includes:
- Meet and pick up from your accommodation.
- Aqaba port permit fees.
- Transfers on modern a/c vehicles along the entire route.
- Entrance fees to the sites.
- Services of English-speaking guide.
- Lunch in Petra.
- Optional horseback ride in Petra for the first 800 meters (from the main gate to the entrance of the Siq).
- Jeep safari in Wadi Rum Protected Area.
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”.
- 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
The itinerary may change due to unanticipated circumstances, factors beyond our control, or at the guide’s discretion.
- 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.
- It is expected to walk the distance from the main entrance of Petra to the basin and back, which is 8.4 km (5.2 miles).
- A Wadi Rum tour does not involve walking long distances.