3 Days Private History tour itinerary for Amman & Petra: Be Amazed By The Ancient City Of Nabateans
Visit the fascinating city of the Nabatean Arabs in the deserts of Jordan, just a couple of hours' drive away from the capital Amman. Once a flourishing commercial empire that banked on its sophisticated water system, Petra, in it ruins now, continues to stun visitors from across the world.
Arrival at Arrival Amman Airport - Amman Hotel
Upon arrival in Queen Alia Airport, our representative will meet you at the exit gate.
Transfer (about 50 minutes) to Amman, the capital of the country, stretching over 19 hills.
Short drive around to get an impression of this modern city, before your escort takes you to the hotel.
Check in, and spend the remainder of the day at leisure on your own.
Amman Hotel - Petra visit - Amman Hotel
07:30 am: Pick up from the hotel lobby and drive 2.5 hours via the Desert Highway to the rock city Petra, Jordan's main attraction and an UNESCO World Heritage Site. Petra was established around the 6th century B.C. by the Nabataean Arabs, a nomadic tribe settled in the area. With a sophisticated water supply and distribution system the city could prosper and the Nabateans founded a commercial empire that extended into Syria and controlled the main caravan routes at that time.
Meet your private guide at the Visitors Centre and start the tour on horse back or on foot to the Siq, the narrow canyon with some votive niches.
At the end of this gorge you will see the most beautiful monument of Petra, the Treasury, also known as Al Khazneh.
Continue along the Street of Facades, the Royal Tombs and Pharaoh's Castle.
Free time on your own before you return, in the afternoon, to your Amman hotel for overnight.
Amman Hotel - Amman Airport (Breakfast Incl.)
Have breakfast and check out by 12:00 noon, latest.
Transfer to Amman Airport to say farewell and board your flight.
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This tour is offered throughout the year.
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