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Day Tour to Petra from Eilat

Highlights
  • Eilat to Petra day trip with lunch and stops at Wadi Rum and Aqaba
  • Visit Petra without spending the night in Jordan
  • Cross the desert in a climate-controlled vehicle 
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Day Tour to Petra from Eilat
From US$219.00
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Day Petra Tour from Eilat
A magical day tour in Petra. Choose any date and enjoy a beautiful tour to Petra with pro guides. Pickup/drop off from any hotel in Eilat. Departures every day.
From US$219.00
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A magical day tour in Petra. Choose any date and enjoy a beautiful tour to Petra with pro guides speaking Spanish, French, Russian or German.
From US$269.00
Overview
Visit the ancient city of Petra on a day trip from Eilat, with guides to take care of logistics so you can experience the remarkable UNESCO World Heritage Site worry-free. Enter Petra on foot or horseback, traveling through the winding Siq to the Treasury, and then exploring rock-cut architecture carved into cliffs. Entrance fees, lunch, and transport are included, as is time for photo stops in the beautiful Jordanian desert.
What to Expect

Meet a driver at your Eilat hotel for a group trip to the Arava Border Crossing in a climate-controlled vehicle; border crossing times vary and are beyond the control of the tour operator.

When you reach Jordan, transfer into another climate-controlled vehicle and enjoy views of the low desert hills during the trip to Petra. Upon arrival, enter the UNESCO Site through the Siq, walking or riding a horse along the narrow path.

Take in Petra highlights, from the soaring Treasury to rock-cut tombs, and then sample Jordanian cuisine at a restaurant before the return trip to Aqaba.

While crossing the desert, stop to see the dramatic cliffs of Wadi Rum, and, if time allows, pause for a tour of Aqaba, Jordan’s bustling Red Sea port.

After crossing back into Israel, the day concludes with drop-off at your hotel.

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Reviewed 3 days ago
2 day Tour to Petra from Eilat - Left on the Jordan/Israel boarder for 3 hours

Booked a two day tour with Tourist Israel from Tel Aviv. First day was good, picked us up drove to Eilat, crossed the boarder, went to Petra, stayed at overnight camp site. 2nd day ended horribly for 8 of us! Started off great, picked us...More

1  Thank MMRS8582
Kylie G, Guest Relations Manager at Tourist Israel, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for reaching out and sharing your feedback about your tour experience. We are sorry to hear that you were not satisfied with the tour experience. Please note that lunch in Aqaba is as per the itinerary. The guide is happy to offer the...More

Reviewed 5 days ago
Great Experience

Although it's a long journey from Jerualem or Tel Aviv, the exerience is worth the long travel hours. Border crossing can be a little long and boring but the guides ensure that everything goes well. Be prepared for expensive crossing tariffs to be paid in...More

Thank Luis M
Kylie G, Guest Relations Manager at Tourist Israel, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thanks for your great recommendation!! Please note that we clearly explain on our website and on the confirmation that border/visa fees are not included in the tour price and are paid directly to the authorities at the border crossing. We are sorry to hear if...More

Reviewed 1 week ago
Not recommended - False advertising and a ridiculous amount of waiting at the border

We went for the one day tour to Petra, which was advertised as including a drive THROUGH Wadi Rum and if time permitted, Aqaba. We were forced to wait an absurd 2.5 hours at the border for "Fun" Tours (which actually provided the tour) to...More

Thank daniel w
Kylie G, Guest Relations Manager at Tourist Israel, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for sharing about your tour experience. We are sorry to hear you felt the border procedure was too long. We assure you that our team works hard to organize and pre-arrange visas in advance for your groups, and allow for a quick and efficient...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Petra Wadi Rum

This tour was exceptional. The Jordan Tour guide was funny, professional and knowledgeable. He was a talking encyclopedia of the regions' rich history, explaining past & present conditions as we made our way to the various locations. This kept me interested throughout the day. He...More

Thank SabbiaSoleMare
Kylie G, Guest Relations Manager at Tourist Israel, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for this great review of your trip to Petra and Wadi Rum! We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed the beautiful and breathtaking sites, but also that your guide was professional and knowledgeable and enhanced the experience. We are so happy this...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Fantastic Experience!

We had a great time visiting Petra from Eilat. Our guide was outstanding and we had an overall great experience. Definitely recommend riding camels!

Thank Scott S
Kylie G, Guest Relations Manager at Tourist Israel, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for the review and the recommendation! So happy to know that you enjoyed the experience and that the guide was helpful and enhanced the trip! Glad to hear you enjoyed the camel rides as well! Thanks again.

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Response from Shela01 | Reviewed this property |
There are good reviews on Eco tour. Anything, but the company I used. Recommend paying with credit card with the exception of taxes, just in case.
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