Private Petra Day Trip Including Dead Sea from Amman
Experience Jordan’s greatest ancient treasure on this private day trip to Petra from Amman. After traveling from Amman to Petra with an English-Speaking Driver who doubles up as your guide, enjoy a 2-hour guided tour of UNESCO-listed Petra: a rock city cut into a sandstone valley 2,000 years ago. Walk towards the “Siq” entrance canyon, and behold the rose-tinted Treasury, visit the Royal Tombs, the Theater, and more sites like the Byzantine Church. During your explorations, learn about Petra’s history from your local guide. Proceed to the lowest point on earth for a visit of the World’s First Natural Spa, the Dead Sea for a short swim.Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this productPass By:
Petra - Wadi Musa, Petra - Wadi Musa, Ma'an Governorate
You will leave the hotel early in the morning to drive south to the Nabatean Red Rose City of Petra, one of the Seven Wonders of the World, for a classic visit. As you travel, gaze at the desert landscapes and hear tales of Jordan’s history. Hewn into a sandstone valley carved by the Nabataean people more than 2,000 years ago, this ancient rose-red rock city located 245 kilometers from Amman at the crossroads of age-old trading routes, to dominate ancient Arabia. Reach Petra’s main site to learn more about its magnificent history. On arrival, leave your vehicle, and enjoy a 2-hour tour of this UNESCO Heritage listed wonder with a local guide.Stop At:
Siq, Petra - Wadi Musa Jordan
First, walk through the famous “Siq”, a narrow path of 1.2 kilometers; rock fissure that was once the main entrance to the city, and marvel at your first glimpse of the hauntingly beautiful Treasury “El - Khazneh”
Duration: 30 minutesStop At:
Al-Khazneh, Petra - Wadi Musa Jordan
As the canyon suddenly opens up. Admire this rose-pink masterpiece, originally built to house priceless treasures and capture it on camera. Then, walk through the widening canyon to witness other monuments such as the 3,000-seater Theater, the Royal Tombs, and the Byzantine Church. As you explore, listen as your guide describes how the Nabateans sculpted the buildings, and learn how they mastered the harsh desert conditions to make their lives here. After around two hours of exploring, enjoy free time. If time permits you can climb up the Monastery on your own or the High Place of Sacrifice: a clifftop altar that was once used for animal sacrifices and other ceremonies. Free time to visit The Petra Museum; if there is time, then rejoin your vehicle and driver.
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutesStop At:
Dead Sea Region, Dead Sea Region
Continue to discover the delights of the Dead Sea. Travel the desert landscapes to the eastern shores of Sowayma. Visit a water’s edge private beach and enjoy free time to swim in the Dead Sea’s waters; lounge on the beach and absorb the beautiful setting never found elsewhere. Alternatively, you can upgrade your tour to a hotel entry with a wider range of facilities, including several outdoor swimming pools, and a stylish spa offering Dead Sea Mud Treatments with revitalizing body scrubs and massages, at client’s own expense. Return to Amman for a hotel drop off.
Duration: 30 minutes
"Confirmation will be received at the time of booking."
"Airport Pick-up and Drop-off by request."
"Order of visits may change for day tours with more than one visit as long as all sites completed."
"Contact your local operator (phone number, emergency mobile number, or email address) a day before to reconfirm pick-up arrangements provided in your voucher."
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Infant seats available"
"For Jordan Pass holders that purchased tour activity with entrance fees, please inform us to reimburse the entrance fees in destination."
"Clients are advised to bring hats, sun screen, and comfortable walking shoes."
"Tour activity is provided in English. For other languages (Spanish, Portuguese, French, and German) by request."
"Mobile SIM cards including internet bundle are available with assistance of our team upon request and can be subject to a small additional charge approximately: 15 USD. (Prices subject to change by the communication company)."
"For clients with mobility issues please contact us – for Golf Cart services at Petra please contact us"
"Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level."
"Most local tourist restaurants in Jordan do not serve alcohol, if you do not want a dry restaurant please contact us."
"Tours with Dead visit swim suit is required."
"Most travelers can participate"
"For Arab and G.C.C. nationals, please book Jordan Pass option; visits without entrance fees included, as reduced entrance fees apply. It is better for Arab and G.C.C. passport holders to pay directly in destination their entrance fees."
"Face masks required for travelers in public areas"
"Face masks required for guides in public areas"
"Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff"
"Social distancing enforced throughout experience"
"Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized"
"Guides required to regularly wash hands"
"Regular temperature checks for staff"
"Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival"
"Entry Regulations to Jordan:No quarantine,Negative valid PCR test 72hours prior arrival,Vaccine Certificate,PCR test upon arrival if needed 28JOD/40USD per person for above 5years,cost directly thru a link.Airlines responsible to ensure requirements are met prior boarding.Updates by Health Ministry."
"This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund"
"This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate"
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
Duration: 12 Hours
Traveler pickup is offered
Cancellations and refunds:
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.