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Excellent Day Trip Tour to Petra

We can’t imagine a better tour experience than Desert Eco Tours provided. Here are some... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Barcelona, Spain
Great Trip

I booked as a single traveller only 3 days before I wanted to go on a Petra+Wadi Rum tour. After... read more

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Desert Eco Tours is a highly regarded specialist tour operator, tour services include daily Petra excursions, Wadi Rum tours and overnight Jordan tours. The company is originaly known for it's nature tours such as Eilat Jeep tours, hiking, camel and 4x4 tours throughout Israel, Egypt and Jordan. These desert tour operations remain at the soul of the company and give a unique quality to the company's operations. Desert Eco Tours also offers bespoke tours of Israel which are particularly popular with clients from the North American and European markets. Comprehensive tour services begin prior to booking and include the interactive planning of tours, personal guides, a large range of accommodation choices; from luxury to rustic, and a variety of transport options. Desert Eco Tours enjoys a strong internet presence and readily caters for direct, online bookings.
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Eilat 88000, Israel
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We can’t imagine a better tour experience than Desert Eco Tours provided. Here are some specifics: The driver picked us up at our hotel right on time (he was early, actually), and was very nice. The lady who helped coordinate things on the Eilat side...More

Thank diant53
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I booked as a single traveller only 3 days before I wanted to go on a Petra+Wadi Rum tour. After only a few emails on the day I booked I had confirmation for the date and tour that I wanted. That Petra and wadi rum...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My friend and I planned a trip to Petra and Wadi Rum in July of this year. Ellen was great to deal with and helped me plan our tour even though I couldn't confirm our trip until a week before our visit. The cost seemed...More

Thank catwhispurrr
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I booked a tour of the Red Canyon with Desert Eco Tours. My guide David Tsveygenbaum was wonderful. He was very knowledgeable about the history of the region as well as the animals that inhabit the area. As we hiked through the canyon, we stopped...More

Thank C0pita
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had an excellent day tour of Petra starting with being up in Eilat. The group was 8 which was a nice small size and the guide was very engaging. We were picked up and dropped off pretty close to the scheduled time. We were...More

Thank Scuderia_gal
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a fantastic experience on this tour. This was our first day on our first ever trip to the Middle East and we had a few fears about how border crossing would go, etc. Worrying was needless. Desert Eco Tours picked us up at...More

Thank Emmertee
Reviewed 11 August 2017

Went on a jeep tour to Timna Park. Really enjoyed it. Not too long. Great guide. The car could have been in better shape.

Thank IcelandMassi
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Not recommended if you are hoping Eco tours will assist with detail of border crossing. I ran into trouble and lady collecting money was no help at all. Instead of listening and speaking on my behalf she turned her back, waved her hand while walking...More

Thank Amy C
erez-DesertEcoTours, Manager at Desert Eco Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2017

Dear Amy The 1.5 hour at the border incl the 1 hour it usually take to cross. We did have a problem with the passport of1 of the guests. Our policy is to delay the tour in max. 1/2 an hour because of individual's problem....More

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Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

One of the best experiences of my life! Safe and secure. Will help change the way you see the world.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 9 August 2017

My husband and I chose the three-day tour of Jordan that included Petra, Madaba, Mt. Nebo, Jaresh, Wadi Rum and many smaller places in between. We stayed two nights in the Petra Sella Hotel. Every aspect of this tour was excellent including the hotel! The...More

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Ekta P
31 August 2017|
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Response from Lee K |
1. Desert Eco used two different types vehicles for our tour group in Wadi Rum: * Two vehicles were typical SUVs with 4wd, closed roof with air conditioning, seating for four tourists total, one up front and three in the... More
7 August 2017|
Response from Shelley Z | Reviewed this property |
Hi there. I took a one day tour to Petra in March. It was a small group and we had a great guide. Came back same day. It was perfect.
7 August 2017|
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Response from Shelley Z | Reviewed this property |
I wenton a one day tour from Eilat. Very small group with an amazing Jordanian guide. We saw everything we wanted to see. Was a mos tuplifting experience.