Private Tour Petra and Shobak Castle from Amman

Private Tour Petra and Shobak Castle from Amman

Enjoy a day trip to Petra and Shobak Castle from Amman. The UNESCO World Heritage Site Petra is Jordan’s top attraction, famous for its 2,000 years old sandstone architecture. On the way back to Amman you stop at the small Crusader castle in Shobak. This private tour includes lunch at a local restaurant.  

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Stop At: Amman, Amman, Amman Governorate

07:00am be ready at your hotel lobby in Amman. Your English speaking driver meets you with a signage in your name, and you drive along the fastest route, the Desert Highway, in southern direction to Petra. The transfer time is about 3 hours depending on traffic. Free WiFi and free bottled water is provided in the vehicle.

Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Petra - Wadi Musa 77110 Jordan

Reaching Petra your driver matches you with your private guide. The guide will introduce you to the history of Petra, built by the Nabateans. The tour covers the Treasury, the Street of Facades, the Theatre and some of the Royal Tombs. The guided tour lasts 2.5 hours but you can stay up to 3.5 hours inside Petra Archaeological Park. The driver waits for you at the main gate to take you for lunch at a local restaurant.

Duration: 4 hours

Stop At: Shobak Castle, Shoubak Jordan

Afterwards drive 25 km to Shobak castle. You have free time at the castle, a guide is not included. Shobak was known as Montreal and had been built in 1115 by Baldwin I of Jerusalem. At that time it was located along the pilgrimage and caravan routes. The location and the views from Shobak castle are still worth a visit.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Amman, Amman, Amman Governorate

2.5 hours transfer to your hotel in Amman.

Duration: 2 hours

Informacion Adicional
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Comfortable walking shoes, especially in spring and summer sun protection"
"Near public transportation"
"Infant seats available"
"Not recommended for pregnant travelers"
"No heart problems or other serious medical conditions"
"Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level"
"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"

Start Time: 07:00 AM
Duration: 10 Hours
Start location: Traveler pickup is offered
any hotel or residence in Amman

Cancellations and refunds: All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.


  • Transport by private, air-conditioned vehicle with English speaking driver
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Local English speaking guide in Petra (2 to 2.5 hours)
  • Lunch local restaurant (beverage not included)
  • Bottled water on board of the vehicle
  • Entry/Admission - Shobak Castle
  • Entry/Admission - Petra

Not Included

  • Travel insurance
  • Guide in Shobak Castle
  • Horse drawn carriage, camel or donkey ride in Petra
  • Gratuities


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