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Private Full-Day Wadi Rum and Petra Tour from Aqaba

Aqaba, Jordan
Private Full-Day Wadi Rum and Petra Tour from Aqaba

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icon8 hours  (Approx.)
Hotel pickup offered
Mobile ticket
iconOffered in: English and 2 more
Good for avoiding crowds

Overview

Visit south Jordan’s must-sees of Wadi Rum and Petra in one day on a private 8-hour trip from Aqaba. Experience the red-and-pink cliffs and canyons of the Wadi Rum desert valley on a 2-hour 4x4 tour. Then, enjoy a guided tour of Petra’s highlights, including the Siq, Treasury, amphitheater, and royal tombs. Your experience includes private round-trip transport, and tours and admission to both sites, including the option of riding horseback in Petra.
  • Private day trip to Wadi Rum and Petra from Aqaba
  • Explore Wadi Rum on a 2-hour 4x4 ride around the desert valley, cliffs, and rock formations
  • See landmarks such as the ‘Seven Pillars of Wisdom’ cliffs and ancient rock carvings
  • Visit Petra, the rose-red rock city hewn by the Nabataeans 2,000 years ago
  • Enter through the Siq gorge and view the Treasury, royal tombs, and amphitheatre
  • Admission to Wadi Rum, plus entrance fee and horseback riding at Petra included
  • Private round-trip transportation including Aqaba hotel pickup and drop-off
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Hotel pick up and drop off
Aqaba Port pick up and drop off; if option selected
Private Transfer by air-conditioned leisure new vehicle according number of participants
English-Speaking Driver
One day entrance fees to Petra; if option Jordan Pass not selected
Horse ride before the “Siq”
Local English-Speaking Guide for the classic visit of Petra
Entrance Fees to Wadi Rum
Classic 2 hours 4 x 4 jeep visit with local Bedouin driver / guide
On board WI-FI
This is a private tour activity. Only your group will participate
All type of meals, unless option with lunch selected (Vegetarian meal by request)
All type of beverages
All type of gratuities (Tips to the Driver, and Bedouin Guide) – Recommended
Personal Expenses
Anything else not mentioned

Departure Point

Traveler pickup is offered

Ports

  • Aqaba Port, G2J4+RGM, Aqaba, Jordan


Departure Time

8:00 AM
Meet your driver at your Aqaba hotel, and relax as you travel to Wadi Rum by private, air-conditioned vehicle. This vast chunk of desert mountains, valleys, cliffs, and rocks is known for its ever-changing pink-and-red colors, Bedouin settlements, and connections with T.E. Lawrence, also known as World War I's ‘Lawrence of Arabia.’

On arrival, enjoy a roughly 2-hour tour by 4x4. Trundle around the canyons and cliffs, and absorb the timeless scenery. See landmarks including the ‘Seven Pillars of Wisdom’ rocks named after Lawrence’s autobiography, and view some of the valley's pre-Christian rock carvings.

Next, continue to the spectacular rock city of Petra, hewn by the Nabataeans along trade routes 2,000 years ago. Once here, meet up with a local guide and set off to explore. Your entrance ticket, and the option to explore by horseback is included.

Make your way through the Siq, the 1-mile (1.5 kilometer) entrance gorge, and marvel at the magnificent Treasury (Al Khazneh), where it’s believed many riches were hidden. Then, explore Petra's other wonders, like the amphitheater and royal tombs, as your guide shares their history.

Afterward, reconvene with your vehicle and end your tour with a hotel drop-off in Amman.
Itinerary
Pass By:  
Petra - Wadi Musa
Meet your driver at your Aqaba hotel, and relax as you travel to the spectacular rock city of Petra, hewn by the Nabataeans along trade routes 2,000 years ago. Once here, meet up with a local guide and set off to explore this UNESCO Heritage listed wonder Petra Red Rose Nabatean City
Stop At:  
Siq
Make your way through the “Siq”, the 1-mile (1.5 kilometer) entrance gorge,
Duration: 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Included
Stop At:  
Al-Khazneh
Marvel at the magnificent Treasury “Al-Khazneh”, where it’s believed many riches were hidden. Then, explore Petra's other wonders, like the Amphitheater, the Royal Tombs, and the Byzantine Church as your guide shares their history. After around two hours of exploring, enjoy free time, and lunch on your own expense.
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Included
Stop At:  
High Place of Sacrifice
If time permits you can climb up the Monastery on your own or the High Place of Sacrifice: a clifftop altar that was once used for animal sacrifices and other ceremonies. Free time to visit The Petra Museum; if there is time, then rejoin your vehicle and driver.
Duration: 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Wadi Rum Protected Area
Next, continue to Wadi Rum Desert Valley of Moon where the movies The Martian and Star Wars: The Rise of Sky Walker were filmed. This vast chunk of desert mountains, valleys, cliffs, and rocks is known for its ever-changing pink-and-red colors, Bedouin settlements, and connections with T.E. Lawrence, also known as World War I's “Lawrence of Arabia”. On arrival, enjoy a roughly 2-hour tour by 4x4 local jeep. Trundle around the canyons and cliffs, and absorb the timeless scenery. See landmarks including the Seven Pillars of Wisdom Rocks named after Lawrence’s autobiography, and view some of the valley's pre-Christian rock carvings. Sip mint tea in a Bedouin tent. Then, journey back to Aqaba, where your day trip ends with a hotel drop off.
Duration: 2 hours 
Admission Ticket Included
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Confirmation will be received at the time of booking.
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Infant seats available
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Airport Pick-up and Drop-off by request.
  • Order of visits may change for day tours with more than one visit as long as all sites completed.
  • Contact your local operator (phone number, emergency mobile number, or email address) a day before to reconfirm pick-up arrangements provided in your voucher.
  • For Jordan Pass holders that purchased tour activity with entrance fees, please inform us to reimburse the entrance fees in destination.
  • Clients are advised to bring hats, sun screen, and comfortable walking shoes.
  • Tour activity is provided in English. For other languages (Spanish, Portuguese, French, and German) by request.
  • Mobile SIM cards including Wi-Fi are available with assistance of our team upon request and can be subject to a small additional charge approximately: 20 USD. (Prices subject to change by the communication company).
  • For clients with mobility issues please contact us – for Golf Cart services at Petra please contact us
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level.
  • Most local tourist restaurants in Jordan do not serve alcohol, if you do not want a dry restaurant please contact us.
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • OPERATED BY Zaid Tours and Travel

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

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The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Private Full-Day Wadi Rum and Petra Tour from Aqaba?
A:The policies on face masks and attendee health are:

  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
See all safety measures taken by Private Full-Day Wadi Rum and Petra Tour from Aqaba.
Q:
What is the policy on sanitization during Private Full-Day Wadi Rum and Petra Tour from Aqaba?
A:The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
See all safety measures taken by Private Full-Day Wadi Rum and Petra Tour from Aqaba.
Q:
What is the social distancing policy during Private Full-Day Wadi Rum and Petra Tour from Aqaba?
A:The policy on social distancing is:

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
See all safety measures taken by Private Full-Day Wadi Rum and Petra Tour from Aqaba.
Q:
What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Private Full-Day Wadi Rum and Petra Tour from Aqaba?
A:The policies on staff health & safety are:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
See all safety measures taken by Private Full-Day Wadi Rum and Petra Tour from Aqaba.
Q:
What is the maximum group size during Private Full-Day Wadi Rum and Petra Tour from Aqaba?
A:This activity will have a maximum of 9 travelers.

See all safety measures taken by Private Full-Day Wadi Rum and Petra Tour from Aqaba.

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