Day 9 :
A tour to Petra, Jordan leaving daily at 8:30 a.m. from your hotel or the airport in Eilat. Over 2000 years ago, inheritance, left to us by Nabateans, now called Petra – was very prosperous. More, then 20,000 residents occupied it. One of the greatest water systems of their times, that was created by The Nabateans, was built to gather water from flush floods. Water was sold to caravans and merchants, passing through. Inspired by Roman architectural manner, Nabateans created great facades, temples and statues (numbering about 800). Now Petra is one of "The New Seven Wonders of The World". The highlights are : “The Treasury” and “Roman Theater” (amphitheater with over 4000 seats).
A driver will pick you up from your hotel in Eilat and take you to the Jordan border.
You will be assisted with border proceedings and continue on to Petra.
Tour Petra with a qualified licensed guide. Enter through the Siq (the pathway, a crack in the sandstone), to arrive at the Treasury. Continue the tour to see the Roman theater, the facades, the tombs, the cisterns, the crypts, and the temples.
After the tour goes for lunch in a local restaurant.
Travel back to the Jordan border and to your hotel.