1 Day History tour itinerary for Amman & Petra: Listen To The Lost City Revealing Its Secrets
Explore the breathtaking rock city which was the impressive capital of the Nabatean Arabs, due to its fantastic architecture and sophisticated water supply system. The archaeological park is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1985 and one of the Seven Wonders of the World.
Amman to Petra
In the morning, get a pick-up from your hotel lobby in Amman, and transfer via the Desert Highway for 2.5 hours to the astonishing rock city Petra. This fascinating ancient Nabatean capital dominated long time the Arabian trade routes and is a must-see in the Middle East.
Carved into rose-red sandstone over 2000 years ago, you reach Petra via a narrow canyon, from where you have the first view of the well known, 40 meters high Treasury.
Meet your Petra guide at the Visitor's Centre and start to explore the mystic site.
Pass the Siq, a narrow gorge where you get the first close views of the colourful sandstone, ending at the beautiful Treasury.
Walk along the Street of Facades to the Royal Tombs, the Theatre and Qasr Al Bint.
Free time on your own, then walk the same way back to the entrance gate.
In the afternoon, return to your Amman hotel.
Transfers in private, a/c, new vehicle with English speaking driver.
English speaking guide in Petra for the restaurant area (2.5 to 3 hours).
Entrance fee to Petra.
700 meters horse ride in Petra (not mandatory, horse handler expects a tip).
Mineral water on board of the vehicle.
Meals and beverage.
Horse-drawn carriage or camel ride in Petra.
Tips and private expenses.
Trip Duration: Approximately 10 hours
Trip Type: Private Tour by Air-conditioned vehicle
Trip Runs: Every Day
Tour Starts / Ends: Amman Hotel or Amman Residential
Pick up Time: 07:30AM (Flexible)
General Note: You walk several kilometres in Petra and the terrain is uneven. Please bear in mind good walking shoes and a backpack for beverage, camera, etc.
Petra - The Lost City Reveals its Secrets
Staying in the capital Amman, then don’t miss the visit to breathtaking Petra! Your private chauffeur meets you with signage in the hotel lobby and you move directly to the fabulous ancient city. Carved into rose-red sandstone over 2000 years ago, you reach Petra via a narrow canyon from where you have the first view of the well known, 40 meters high Treasury.
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