Petra tour packages

Embrace the allure of antiquity with our exclusive “Petra tour packages,” designed to immerse you in the time-worn charm of one of the world’s most fascinating archaeological sites. Petra, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is a jewel of Jordan that beckons with its rock-carved edifices and mysterious allure.

Our “Petra tour packages” present a unique opportunity to journey through the annals of history, to tread the ancient paths once walked by Nabateans and Romans. Traverse the winding Siq, a narrow gorge flanked by towering cliffs, which leads to the city’s most iconic sight, the Treasury. The vision of this grand structure, emerging from the rugged cliffs, is a moment that will etch itself into your memory.

With our “Petra tour packages,” visitors get to explore the expansive ruins that sprawl across the rugged landscapes, a testament to the engineering prowess of an ancient civilization. The Monastery, the Royal Tombs, and the Roman Theater are among the countless remnants of a bygone era that you’ll encounter during your exploration.

Yet, Petra is more than just a historic site. It’s a journey into the heart of Jordanian culture. Visitors can learn about the Bedouin traditions, indulge in local cuisine, and browse the local artisan crafts, adding another dimension to their Petra experience.

Understandably, Petra is often described as a ‘rose-red city half as old as time,’ reflecting its unique sandstone architecture that beautifully shifts hues under the changing sunlight. Our meticulously curated “Petra tour packages” ensure that travelers witness this magical transformation, an experience that adds to the enchantment of this ancient city.

In essence, our “Petra tour packages” promise more than just a visit. They offer an immersive expedition into the ancient world, enriched by warm Jordanian hospitality, promising an unforgettable journey. Make your booking today and prepare to embark on an adventure into history, culture, and unrivalled beauty.

  • Around 7000 BC: The earliest known inhabitants of Petra are believed to have settled in the region around this time, as evidenced by archaeological discoveries.
  • 6th century BC: The Nabateans, an ancient Arab people, establish Petra. They are believed to have chosen the site due to its position on important trade routes connecting Arabia, Egypt, and the Eastern Mediterranean.
  • 106 AD: The Roman Empire annexes Petra. Under Roman rule, the city continues to flourish, and several notable structures, such as the Great Temple and the theatre, are constructed during this period.
  • 4th century AD: With the shift of trade routes and the rise of sea trade, Petra’s significance begins to wane.
  • 363 AD: An earthquake destroys much of Petra, and the city never fully recovers. The decline continues over the next few centuries.
  • 7th century AD: Petra is gradually abandoned following the Arab invasion and a second major earthquake. Over time, its location becomes lost to the Western world.
  • 1812: Swiss explorer Johann Ludwig Burckhardt rediscovers Petra, bringing it to the attention of the West.
  • 1929 – present: Systematic excavations and research begin, led by institutions such as the American Center of Oriental Research. Many of Petra’s structures are excavated and restored, and the city is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site in 1985.
Tour NameCategoryDescription
Petra Full Day TourCultural & HistoricalThis full-day tour offers an in-depth exploration of Petra’s many historical landmarks including Al Khazneh (The Treasury), the Theatre, and the Royal Tombs.
Petra By NightNight ExperienceThis tour provides a unique and enchanting opportunity to see Petra lit up by candlelight, highlighting the dramatic beauty of Al Khazneh.
Petra & Wadi Rum 2-day TourAdventure & CulturalThis two-day tour combines the historical wonders of Petra with the natural beauty of Wadi Rum, offering a mix of cultural exploration and adventure activities like desert jeep tours.
Petra Half Day TourQuick VisitPerfect for those on a tight schedule, this tour covers Petra’s main highlights, such as the Siq and Al Khazneh, within a few hours.
Petra & Dead Sea 1-Day TourCombo TourCombines the best of two iconic Jordanian locations: the historical splendors of Petra and the therapeutic properties of the Dead Sea.

Petra tour packages

Frequently asked questions about Petra ?

Is Petra safe to visit?
Petra is generally safe for travelers. Like anywhere else, it's important to stay aware of your surroundings and follow guidelines from travel advisories and local authorities.
What should I wear when visiting Petra?
Comfortable, sturdy shoes are essential as you'll be walking a lot, often on uneven surfaces. Dress modestly in respect of local culture, and remember to protect yourself from the sun with a hat and sunscreen.
How much time do I need to explore Petra?
Petra is a large archaeological site and there's a lot to see. It's recommended to spend at least one full day in Petra, although two days would allow a more relaxed pace and the chance to explore more of the site.
Is there food and water available at Petra?
There are several restaurants and cafes at Petra, as well as places to buy bottled water. However, it's always a good idea to bring your own water to stay hydrated, especially during the hot months.
Can I visit Petra at night?
Yes, Petra by Night is a special event that runs on certain nights of the week, where visitors can walk through the Siq to the Treasury, lit up by thousands of candles. It's a unique way to experience the site.
What's the best time to visit Petra?
The best times to visit Petra are in spring (March to May) and autumn (September to November) when the weather is mild. Visiting early in the morning or late in the afternoon also allows you to avoid the largest crowds and the hottest part of the day.
How do I get to Petra?
Petra is located in southern Jordan. It's about a 3-hour drive from Amman and 2 hours from Aqaba. Most visitors come as part of a tour, but it's also possible to rent a car or take a public bus.
Is there an entrance fee to visit Petra?
Yes, there is an entrance fee to visit Petra, with different rates for one-day, two-day, and three-day visits. It's recommended to check the latest prices before your visit.
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