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Day trip to Petra from Aqaba

The tour of Petra was pretty good. Several other things were (to me) a rip off or... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Atlanta, Georgia
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Excellent day trip from Eilat to Petra

We had an excellent day trip from Eilat to Petra. Petra is definitely worth a visit. The group of 6... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Munich, Germany
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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
+972 8-632-6477
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Reviewed yesterday 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

Thank Millet02
Reviewed 3 days 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 4 days 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
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I were part of an almost 40 person group who did this tour together after completing a charity bike ride in Israel. We did the two day tour - Petra and Wadi Rum beginning from Eilat with an overnight in Wadi Musa....More

1  Thank Steve L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great trip, guide was lousy, English not great, info was pre-programmed, could not answer questions that we asked.

Thank Larry E
erez-DesertEcoTours, Manager at Desert Eco Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Larry, may I ask who was the guide?

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The tour was great! Pick up on time. The guide Muhammad T. Was amazing fun knowledgeable caring and fluent in English Petra is so beautiful! Worth the spent!

1  Thank bet16
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had an excellent experience with Desert Eco Tours! They were easy to communicate with via email during the booking process. They picked us up from our hotel in Eilat, Israel and took us to the border to cross into Jordan. Someone helped us get...More

2  Thank CarrinaC
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What an amazing day! We were picked up on-time (at 6:50) by a taxi sent by Desert Eco Tours and taken the short distance to the border crossing. There, we were met by a Desert Eco representative who organized the crossing and hand-off to the...More

1  Thank listka
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a wonderful experience with his company. The communication via mail was very good (we communicated mainly with Ellen) , the trip was perfectly aranged and all transportations, guides and accommodation were great. Price is rather expensive, but worth every penny. Highly recommended

Thank hshemesh
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

We’ve booked our trip to Jordan with this company and the level of service was exceptionally great. Starting from the booking, an Israeli guide to assist on passing the border on the Israeli side, and a Jordanian guide waiting on the Jordanian side. Everything was...More

4  Thank Shai Y
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11 November 2017|
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Response from Shannon E | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely. In addition to the convenience of not having to cross the border in the morning, I had a lovely time in Jordan. The people are beyond friendly and the food is fantastic.
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
Ekta P
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