Private Full-Day Wadi Rum and Petra Tour from Aqaba

8 Ratings
  • Live Guide
  • Day Trip
  • Pickup Service
  • Private Tour
  • E-Ticket
  • 10 hr

Visit south Jordan’s must-sees of Petra and the Desert f Wadi Rum in one day on a private full day trip from Aqaba. Enjoy a guided tour of UNESCO Heritage listed wonder of Petra’s Red Rose Nabatean city highlights: including the “Siq”, the Treasury “El – Khazneh”, the Amphitheater, and the Royal Tombs. Then proceed to Wadi Rum to experience the red-and-pink cliffs and canyons of this unique and special desert valley of moon on a 2-hour 4x4 jeep tour. Your experience includes private round-trip transport with English – Speaking Driver who doubles up as your guide.

Itinerary Details

Operated by: Zaid Tours and Travel

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Pass By: Petra - Wadi Musa

Meet your driver at your Aqaba hotel, and relax as you travel to the spectacular rock city of Petra, hewn by the Nabataeans along trade routes 2,000 years ago. Once here, meet up with a local guide and set off to explore this UNESCO Heritage listed wonder Petra Red Rose Nabatean City

Stop At: Siq

Make your way through the “Siq”, the 1-mile (1.5 kilometer) entrance gorge,

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Al-Khazneh

Marvel at the magnificent Treasury “Al-Khazneh”, where it’s believed many riches were hidden. Then, explore Petra's other wonders, like the Amphitheater, the Royal Tombs, and the Byzantine Church as your guide shares their history. After around two hours of exploring, enjoy free time, and lunch on your own expense.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: High Place of Sacrifice

If time permits you can climb up the Monastery on your own or the High Place of Sacrifice: a clifftop altar that was once used for animal sacrifices and other ceremonies. Free time to visit The Petra Museum; if there is time, then rejoin your vehicle and driver.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Wadi Rum Protected Area

Next, continue to Wadi Rum Desert Valley of Moon where the movies The Martian and Star Wars: The Rise of Sky Walker were filmed. This vast chunk of desert mountains, valleys, cliffs, and rocks is known for its ever-changing pink-and-red colors, Bedouin settlements, and connections with T.E. Lawrence, also known as World War I's “Lawrence of Arabia”. On arrival, enjoy a roughly 2-hour tour by 4x4 local jeep. Trundle around the canyons and cliffs, and absorb the timeless scenery. See landmarks including the Seven Pillars of Wisdom Rocks named after Lawrence’s autobiography, and view some of the valley's pre-Christian rock carvings. Sip mint tea in a Bedouin tent. Then, journey back to Aqaba, where your day trip ends with a hotel drop off.

Duration: 2 hour
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