Petra Day Tour from Jerusalem

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Petra Day Tour from Jerusalem

Our Petra day tour from Jerusalem is the best way for anyone staying in Jerusalem to tick this amazing city off their bucket list in a short amount of time.

from$299per person

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Available Every Day Duration: 1 day

Guaranteed Departures No minimum number of pax

Free Cancellation Up to 24 hours in advance

No Pre-Arranged Visa Needed For most nationalities

About This Tour

Our one day tour of Petra from Jerusalem offers the perfect solution for those wanting to experience the impressive site of Petra but limited with time. Leaving Jerusalem, you’ll drive to Eilat through the spectacular Negev Desert. Once in Jordan, you’ll make your way to Petra, passing by the breathtaking Jordanian scenery on the way. One of the New 7 Wonders of the World, Petra is a truly breathtaking site to take in. You’ll enjoy a comprehensive tour of the city and see the major sites that make this place so special. After our tour of Petra, we’ll transfer you back to the border, passing more magical Jordanian scenery on the way. After crossing back into Israel, you’ll make your way back to Jerusalem. This one day tour of Petra from Jerusalem is available every day and does not require a pre-arranged visa. Staying in Tel Aviv? Try our one-day tour from Tel Aviv with a matching itinerary.

Highlights

  • Pass through the stunning Negev desert on your way to Eilat and the Jordanian scenery on your way to Petra
  • Enjoy a fully-guided tour of the unique UNESCO World Heritage Site, the city of Petra
  • See the main sites of Petra including the Siq, Obelisk Tomb, Calligraphy, Treasury, Jabal Madbach (sacrificial palace), Tombs, Theater, Mountaintop Tombs
  • Enjoy free time at Petra to explore and eat at a local restaurant (not included)
Hand-picked Team

Specialized in Petra tours

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Available 24/7

Small Groups

Exclusive guided experience

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Petra Day Tour from Jerusalem Itinerary

petra day tour
14:00

Enjoy free time to explore Petra on your own

petra tour
16:30

Meet your tour guide and group at the exit of Petra

wadi rum
16:45

Depart Petra and drive back through Wadi Rum

Prices and Booking

From Jerusalem Available Every day
Adult $299 per person
Children (2-12) $229 per person

 

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What's Included

 

Pickup from Jerusalem in a modern, air-conditioned vehicle

 

Border assistance

 

Transportation to and from Petra

 

Entrance fee for Petra – worth approximately $130

 

Guided tour

 

Water bottle

What's Excluded

 

Border fee, $65 per person – to be paid in cash

 

Visa fee, $60 per person – to be paid in cash

 

Tips

 

Drinks and meals

 

Travel insurance

Important Information

Travel prep

Each of our tours clearly states what is included in the price and what is not. Generally speaking, the listed tour price includes everything except for the border fee and visa fee – this means guiding, transport, and entrance fees are included on all tours. Where applicable, overnight accommodation, flight transfers, and meals are also included. Please read the detailed information on the tour you are booking in order to see exactly what is included.
For tours crossing at the Sheikh Hussein Border in the north – our representative will collect the $65 border fee in cash upon pickup. Our Jordanian representative will collect the $60 visa fee in cash on the Jordanian side of the border (only for those 2-day tours). For tours crossing at the Yitzhak Rabin/Arava Border in the south – our Israel representative will collect the $65 border fee in cash when you arrive at the border. Our Jordanian representative will collect the $60 visa fee in cash on the Jordanian side of the border (only for those on 1 and 2-day tours).
The border crossing process is pretty simple and stress-free. All of our tours from Israel to Petra include border assistance service. More details about the crossing procedure at the Arava Border near Eilat (which the majority of our tours use) can be found here.
You will pay for your tour with a credit card when booking. Payment of visa fees, border fees, and tips must be in cash. You may bring cash and/or credit cards with you for personal needs on your trip.
Everyone traveling on our tours should bring $65 for the border fee. Travelers on 1 or 2 day tours should bring $60 for the visa fee. It is recommended to tip your guide and driver $5. It is also recommended to bring extra cash for souvenirs, food, and other personal needs.
As per our terms & conditions, Petra from Israel reserves the right to change the itinerary at any time. This happens rarely and only to meet travelers’ satisfaction. These changes will be reflected on the website and will be emailed to you in a reminder about your tour the day before departure. Please also note that all times on the itinerary are approximate, as we cannot always account for certain delays, including traffic, weather conditions, and more.
We recommend bringing good walking shoes, a hat, sunscreen, water, and snacks. Warm clothing/a jacket are also recommended for overnight tours and tours during the winter months. We also recommend that you bring extra cash.
Upgrades are subject to availability, so requests must be made in advance. We highly recommend selecting the chalet option when booking your tour, or contact us to arrange it, at least 24 hours in advance of your tour. Chalet upgrades are $120 per chalet ($60 when shared). The Martian tents are $240 per tent ($120 per person when shared) and must be arranged upon booking. Please contact us after completing your booking to confirm your Martian tent upgrade.
Visitors traveling alone on our tours will be charged a single traveler supplement fee of $25/night. If you are staying in the Bedouin camp, you have the option to upgrade to a chalet or Martian tent, both of which you will have to pay the entire price for if you are not sharing it with another traveler.
We use 3-star hotels on all our overnight tours, all of which have a 4 out of 5 or higher score on TripAdvisor. The regular hotel we use at Petra is generally considered to be 4-star. We often change hotels due to seasons and demand, but we are happy to give you an exact hotel name for your trip if you contact us with dates. Some tours include overnights in a Bedouin camp instead of hotels, but you may opt for a hotel instead if you ask in advance to arrange this.

Discounts and Allowances

Children under 12 receive a $70 discount on all tours. Babies under 2 are offered all tours for free if they sit on lap (please note we don’t provide baby-seats).
Students receive a 5% discount on all group tours.

Fees and Visa

Yes. However, the visa fee is waived for those staying more than 48 hours (anyone on our three- and four-day tours). Whether or not you need to arrange your visa in advance depends on which country’s passport you are traveling with. For full visa information according to nationality, please read more.
Travelers from many countries can simply get a visa on arrival at the border, but some nationalities are required to arrange a visa in advance. Please read here to see if you need to pre-arrange your visa.
The border and visa fees are not included in the tour price and are to be paid to the representative, in cash.
The visa fee is a $60 fee charged by the Jordanian Border Authorities for all visas. This fee is only required if a visitor is staying for less than 48 hours – so those staying for 2 nights or more do not need to pay this fee. The $65 border fee is charged by Petra from Israel and covers the departure tax from Israel, the departure tax for operated groups from Jordan, arrangement and preparation of Jordanian visas, assistance from a border representative upon arriving in Jordan, and assistance from a border representative upon exiting Jordan.
The border fee is $65 and the visa fee is $60.
For tours crossing at the Sheikh Hussein Border in the north – our representative will collect the $65 border fee in cash upon pickup. Our Jordanian representative will collect the $60 visa fee in cash on the Jordanian side of the border (only for those 2-day tours). For tours crossing at the Yitzhak Rabin/Arava Border in the south – our Israel representative will collect the $65 border fee in cash when you arrive at the border. Our Jordanian representative will collect the $60 visa fee in cash on the Jordanian side of the border (only for those on 1 and 2-day tours).
You will pay for your tour with a credit card when booking. Payment of visa fees, border fees, and tips must be in cash. You may bring cash and/or credit cards with you for personal needs on your trip.

Cancellation Policy

Please read our tour terms and conditions here.
You may cancel your tour at any time. Tours that include overnights and are canceled more than 48 hours in advance will receive a 95% refund. One day tours that are canceled more than 24 hours in advance will receive a 95% refund. Day tours canceled within 24 hours of departure time and tours of two or more days that are not canceled within 48 hours of the departure time are not refundable.