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The Model of Tour Companies

I did the 2 day Jordan trip with DET and it was flawless. The staff is so professional, yet warm... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
San Diego, California
Day trip to Petra

Loved seeing Petra. Desert Eco Tours picked us up at our hotel, got us through the border... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Delray Beach, Florida
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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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Reviewed 4 days ago

I did the 2 day Jordan trip with DET and it was flawless. The staff is so professional, yet warm and welcoming. Every single detail of my trip was executed perfectly. They kept us in a small group so everyone was able to ask questions...More

Thank jennrsf
Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved seeing Petra. Desert Eco Tours picked us up at our hotel, got us through the border crossing, they took care of our visa so no hassles that way. Alot of standing around but once you get to Petra...well it was spectacular. We had a...More

Thank aheldz
Reviewed 1 week ago

We started out with a 4X4 jeep ride in the Eilat mountains. There was incredible views of Israel, Egypt and Jordan! Next we climbed through a maze of ladders and cliffs in the Red Canyon. The Guides made us a wonderful lunch on top of...More

Thank roberta a
Reviewed 1 week ago

We 4 Australians 55 to 65 years old left Eilat for a day tour of Petra. 3 hours after crossing the border into Jordan we had 3 hours to enter into the ancient city ...a breathtaking experience. The Bedouins were wonderful...although we could have canelnor...More

Thank Alan B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited Petra with the one day tour and all went very well. We had an amazing day and all was very well organised. They picked up us from the hotel in the morning and then brought us back in the evening, arranged the visa...More

1  Thank DanielaU4887FP
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent tour group and felt completely safe and well-taken care of the entire time! I only had 3 days to tour around (I was adding it on to a conference trip to Israel) but I really wanted to see a bit of the country and...More

Thank Julie K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went for a 1 days tour to Petra and we got an excellent guide named Mohamed for this tour. Mohamed loves his country, loves Petra, and really takes care of his daily "tribe". He was able to adapt the visit of Petra according to...More

1  Thank CFP980
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The tour of Petra was pretty good. Several other things were (to me) a rip off or shady. Rip-off: -'help' across the border $60 pp, unless you are taking the one day trip from Eilat. In that case you're stuck paying. -cost of hotel in...More

1  Thank Millet02
erez-DesertEcoTours, Manager at Desert Eco Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear You could ask us directly and get the explanation from us, it could save you the suspicion. 60$ for 2 people was not for helping the border only, in your case you reserved the hotel in Aqaba yourself for the night before the tour....More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had an excellent day trip from Eilat to Petra. Petra is definitely worth a visit. The group of 6 tourists was about the right size, and our guide was very friendly, knowledgeable and spoke very good English (plus a few more languages). He gave...More

Thank RohdeH
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were from Tel Aviv to Petra. Desert tour were with us literally since we get off of the plane, cross the border , place in the hotel in Jordan, trip to Petra and Israel. Tourist guys are very professional. Please do not hesitate to...More

Thank Eduardo123433556
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11 November 2017|
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Response from val8700 | Reviewed this property |
Definitely stay over in Petra so that you can have an early start. Best to give yourself at least 1.5 days in Petra so that you can see things at a slightly more leisurely pace and to do some of the hikes to the best... More
22 October 2017|
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Response from Steve K | Reviewed this property |
hi - I was not asked for a picture of my credit card
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31 August 2017|
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Response from WillC599 | Reviewed this property |
First, there were no seriously large sand dunes, only smaller ones. Most of the desert is in fact hard dry dusty ground. You could fit three or four into the big SUV our guide drove, but four would a tight fit. Hope this... More