Petra Day Tour
Petra is a famous archaeological site in Jordan’s southwestern desert. Dating to around 300 B.C., it was the capital of the Nabatean Kingdom. Accessed via a narrow canyon called Al Siq, it contains tombs and temples carved into pink sandstone cliffs, earning its nickname, the “Rose City.” Perhaps its most famous structure is 45m-high Al Khazneh, a temple with an ornate, Greek-style facade known as The Treasury.
The city of Petra, capital of the Nabataean Arabs, is one of the most famous archaeological sites in the world, it is located 240 km south of the capital Amman and 120 km north of the red sea town of Aqaba, Petra the world wonder is undoubtedly Jordan’s most valuable treasure and greatest tourist attraction, and it is visited by tourists from all over the world.
you can Easy Visit Petra From Different places in Jordan.
if you use King’s highway From Amman you need around 7 Hrs including a stop in Madaba – Mount Nebo – Mujib Dam – Karak castle – Dana Reserve Point view – shobak castle then Petra.
from Aqaba to Petra around 2,5 Hrs drive.
if you start from wadi rum you need around 2 Hrs.
From Amman Airport to Petra without stop around 2.5 Hrs Desert Highway.
Amman to Petra around 3 Hrs By Desert Highway.
The Dead Sea to Petra is around 2.5 Hrs .also another way from the Dead Sea to Petra you can stop in Mujib Reserve and Karak Castle.
Madaba to Petra Around 3 Hrs. But if you drive King’s highway from Madaba you can stop in Mujib Dam – Karak Castle – Dana reserve also shobak Castle then Petra you Talk about 7 Hrs drive.
Aqaba to Petra around 2 Hrs And there is another way from Aqaba to Petra around 3.5 Hrs during The Mountain.
From Wadi Rum to Petra around 1:45 Minute.
And There is Also another Nice stop on the way from wadi rum to Petra.
The first thing to remember Try to book your Hotel close By The Main entrance of Petra.
There is no problem at all with The Hotels out of Petra to point out on the positive side.
with attention to its good, if you start Early at 6:30 AM or 7:00 AM walking in Petra, you have to know you need in Petra from 5 to 7 Hrs.
important to realize booking your Guide From The Main Entrance if you feel you need a guide.
There is Many Tourist stay Most of the time in Petra to watch the sunset.
Must be remembered if you like to visit Petra Night Show its Just 3 days a week.
Petra by Night runs every Monday, Wednesday and Thursday of each week, starts at 20:30 from Petra Visitor Centre and delivers you back by licensed guide to the Visitor Centre around 10.30 pm.
in addition, if you have enough time and Already have a plan to visit wadi rum or drive to the dead sea if you leave 1 Hrs Early and visit Little Petra.
Finally, there is no Limit For How Many Days you can spend in Petra.