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Private Petra Walking Tour: Including The Monastery
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“worth the climb” (131 reviews)
“long walk” (84 reviews)
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Petra - Wadi Musa, Jordan
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Reviewed today via mobile

The monastery is one of those amazing historical monuments you just have to see in person. There are no words to describe how large and magnificent it was. And even though there are 850 steps to Get to It, you'll be happy when you get...More

Thank Katie T
Reviewed yesterday

Well worth climbing up there. We were the first ones in Petra in the morning (6AM is opening time) and when starting your climb then, there are no bedouins that want to sell you something and most importantly no donkeys shoving you. In case donkeys...More

Thank Michael W
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

It's a long way from the visitor centre entrance but there is plenty of options other than your legs to get you there. Choose a camel, a donkey or whatever else is available. But definitely make the effort. Plenty of water and drink stops on...More

Thank Laritwoshoes
Reviewed 3 days ago

Way less people make their way up there, so it's worth it. Our guide hired mules which made the way up safer, and the next day we were told they have a huge problem with corruption and mules and we should have stayed away from...More

Thank Jennifer T
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We visited in Jan 2016 with family and found the trek up to the Monastery easy enough for the fit ones but harder for younger and older family members. The views from the area around the actual site were incredible and the site was awe...More

Thank K9TrailTime
Reviewed 6 days ago

The Monastery is worth the climb. Some 800 steps stand before you and magnificently well-preserved structure and beautiful vistas that look out toward the desert and Israel. You'll undoubtedly be hounded by Bedouin men offering you donkey roads up to the summit. If you're capable...More

Thank Hipmofo
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visiting Petra is a MUST when you visit Jordan. Many visitors stop at the Treasury Building when they visit Petra but we highly recommend the climb (or donkey ride) to get to the top to see the Monastery. Although locals say that there are 950...More

Thank bharatshah
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We been to monastery on 2nd day of visit petra! After we been to on top best view of treasury we couldn't manage to walk anymore! As the tourist information told us to walk from entrance to monastery took 2,5hrs if you good walker and...More

Thank hizkia l
Reviewed 1 week ago

Don't waste your time with a donkey, arrive early, beat the heat and crowds and hike to the top. You'll be rewarded with some great views and a lovely coffee at a makeshift cafe at the top of the world.

Thank Slapheado
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Everyone knows the treasury, but few talk about the monastery. I think some don't even know it's there and completely skip it. Big mistake. This is one of the key sites to Petra, and not to be missed. It is also the hardest site reach...More

Thank McG_Road_Warrior
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ShahNupur
7 October 2016|
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Response from wizzybizzy | Reviewed this property |
No dear,this is not possible,only option is to have a donkey ride.I will suggest to avoid this if you have aged person with you
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AmmarRizvi
10 February 2016|
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Response from So S | Reviewed this property |
How much time do you have? I ran up in about 20 minutes, but it wasn't easy :) ... it all depends on your physical shape - your twins will not walk up there. it's easy to figure it out: if you don't feel tired by the time... More
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UtahPeeps
10 February 2016|
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Response from cwalts | Reviewed this property |
I hate to disagree with Mr BobandSharon but using a donkey is not advisable up or down. It is very hard on the animals and it is not an easy ride because of the steep areas. If you are willing to take the time to go slowly... More
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