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Day Tour to Petra from Eilat

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US$ 199.00
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A magical day tour in Petra. Choose any date and enjoy a beautiful tour to Petra with pro guides. Pickup/drop off from Eilat, departures every day. Maximum 25 travelers per guide.
  • 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 
  • Guided tour of Petra with optional horseback ride
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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Departure Point
1: Americana Hotel Eilat, Kamen St, Eilat, Israel
2: מלון נובה לייק - Nova Like Hotel, Sderot Hativat HaNegev 6, Eilat, Israel
3: HI Eilat Hostel, Derekh Mitsrayim 18, Eilat, 8810101, Israel
4: הרברט סמואל הריף אילת - The Reef Eilat Hotel by Herbert Samuel, חוף אלמוג, Eilat, 8810501, Israel
Departure Time
7:00 AM
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Professional guide
  • Lunch - Snack Box
  • Bottled water
  • Entry/Admission - Petra
  • Border fee of 65 USD per person and visa fee of 60 USD per person
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Passport name, number, expiry and country is required at time of booking for all participants
  • Visa is required and will be arranged by the operator.
  • A current valid passport with more than 6 months of validity is required on the day of travel
  • This tour includes approx. 3-4 hours in Petra, however, in the exeptional case of delays at border crossing or along the transfers, Petra tour can be shorter
  • Please note the tour includes a lunch box.
  • Please note that water and food might not be allowed across the border - at discretion of the authorities
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Infant seats available
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 25 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After being picked up at one of the local spots in Eilat, we were taken to the border. There, we had to wait for the bus arriving from Tel Aviv. That was the only aspect which was not clear to us prior. So some waiting...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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ClaireTouristIsrael, Guest Relations Manager at Tourist Israel, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Many thanks, worldwidetraveler247, for your review! Sounds like you had a truly great experience and we are so happy we were able to facilitate such a memorable trip to Petra for you! We're pleased to hear that Nizar was organized, informative and friendly and that...More

Reviewed 9 August 2019 via mobile

Very amazing experience, the guide was very knowledgeable and helpful. I would definitely recommend this tour to anyone looking for a way to see Petra

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Grant G
ClaireTouristIsrael, Guest Relations Manager at Tourist Israel, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2019

Thank you, Grant G, for your kind words and your recommendation of our services! We are so happy you chose the services of Tourist Israel to visit Petra and that it was an amazing experience. We hope we will see you again in the future!

Reviewed 31 July 2019

Super Well organized tour. They pick you at a local hotel and take you to the border. We then meet up with the bus from Tel Aviv were we are all then prepared as to what to expect going through the border and where our...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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ClaireTouristIsrael, Guest Relations Manager at Tourist Israel, responded to this reviewResponded 31 July 2019

Thank you, michael_cruises! What a wonderful review, we are so happy to hear you felt the experience was well organized. It sounds as though you had a great experience in Petra and that the tour was as described. We couldn't be happier to hear it...More

Reviewed 29 July 2019

Special thanks to guide Nizar while in Jordan. He was very well organized, structured, helpful and taking care of the whole group along with providing all historical and tourism-wise information. I definitely will recommend Tourist Israel and Tourist Jordan to friends and colleagues - trustful...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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ClaireTouristIsrael, Guest Relations Manager at Tourist Israel, responded to this reviewResponded 30 July 2019

Many thanks, rimanagi, for your feedback! We thank you for taking a moment to share your comments about Nizar, and couldn't be happier to hear that you found him well organized, structured, helpful and caring. We thank you not only for choosing to book with...More

Reviewed 29 July 2019 via mobile

This tour was nothing short of amazing! I took many tours with tourist Israel and I am so happy with my choice! Very insightful and informative and absolutely beautiful! Amazing staff and so much history. Also, I felt VERY SAFE in Jordan. The people were...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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ClaireTouristIsrael, Guest Relations Manager at Tourist Israel, responded to this reviewResponded 30 July 2019

Thank you, Siara O, for your kind words and thoughtful review of the services of Tourist Israel! It is so lovely to hear that the trip was nothing short of amazing, and we are thrilled to hear you joined us for multiple tours. It is...More

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Jim G
20 March 2019|
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Response from Evan0vic | Reviewed this property |
In my opinion, you should have one day free between those two tours. The Petra tour is a bit exhausting and you will need to rest after that.
22 May 2018|
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Response from lcummings997 | Reviewed this property |
I used Tourist Israel as well and was very pleased with them!
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