“On the voucher I read, you could not bring food or drinks, water included. The Israelian guide urged us to buy water before passing the border though, because it was life vital. So, we did buy some bottles from a machine on the Israelian side and it was no problem at all. ...Inge B., Netherlands – See more reviews
What To Expect
07:30 - Pick up and transfer to Eilat Border Arava crossing
08:00 - Assistance through border crossing procedure (could reach up to one hour). 2.5 hour drive through the desert highway and the mountainside.
11:30 - Arrival at Petra. This place has been declared a UNESCO world heritage site and one of the world's wonders. Walk through this architectural wonder, a giant red rock canyon carved by the Nabateans, an Ancient Arab people. The walk is through the Siq - a narrow gorge flanked by 80m high red rock and carved in the red rock for approx 800m. Continue along the gorge to view the Treasury carved into the rock in the first century as a tomb for a Nabatean King. Proceed along the gorge to view the Roman theatre and many scattered rock caves.
15:30 - Exit walk and lunch stop.
16:30 - Return journey to border, which includes observation point stops to view Wadi Ram and the exquisite desert sand landscape.
18:30 - Short drive through the city of Aquaba and proceed to border crossing. Transport back to destinations in Eilat.
Assistance at the South border
Transportation to Petra
Optional activity costs
Tips and gratuities
Hotel pick ups are only for those staying in Eilat hotels.
You are required to have a valid passport and landing card.
Nationality passport number, place and date of issue, birth date, and expiry date of passport are required for reservation.
Bring voucher and visa/tax/tip money in cash (payable in US Dollars, Pound Sterling or Israeli Shekel). Border fees may change due to currency rate changes.
You are advised to wear comfortable walking shoes and very warm clothing in winter. During summer, cool, comfortable clothing and head covering is advised.
No food or drink (including water) is allowed upon entry to Jordan.
Lunch will be late so please eat breakfast before departure.
No insurance company insures any accident from a horse or any other animal.
Tours in other languages are available at an extra cost.
All our card payments are protected by thawte to give you peace of mind.