Petra & Wadi Rum Sightseeing Tour

Petra & Wadi Rum Sightseeing Tour

Petra & Wadi Rum Sightseeing Tour


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Discover the rich history of Jordan and its Bedouin traditions

Walk among the fascinating sandstone architecture that comprises the 3000-year-old city of Petra.

Traverse the Judean desert to visit Jerash, a well-preserved ancient Roman town with fantastic ruins that will make you feel like a gladiator.

Sample the local fare like the sweet knafeh, a pastry soaked in syrup and topped with cheese and nuts.

Experience the magical Bedouin lifestyle of sleeping in carpeted tents and gathering around the fire under the stars listening to their traditional tunes.

The Petra and Wadi Rum Sightseeing Tour is short, but each day is jam-packed with cultural activities. Starting in Jerusalem, you will be transferred across the Jordanian border and into vast desert landscapes. Stop at a couple of wonderful sites on the way to the Bedouin campsite near Petra, including Jerash and Amman (the capital of Jordan). You’ll spend each night under the stars in the traditional carpeted tents of the Bedouins—this is one of the highlights of the tour.

If you want a snapshot of Jordan’s highlights, this tour gives it to you. From morning until night on Day 2, you will explore the ancient Lost City of Petra, a historical hub that dates back over 3000 years. Wander its wonderful sandstone buildings in awe. On the third day, you’ll get an adrenaline-pumping ride in a 4x4 Jeep across the dunes of Wadi Rum, also known as the Valley of the Moon. All your meals and transportation are included on the tour, allowing you to sit back and enjoy. Fill your days well on the Petra and Wadi Rum Tour in Jordan.

Petra and Wadi Rum Sightseeing Tour Itinerary

Day 1 Jerusalem, Jerash, and Amman

In the early morning, you’ll be picked up by your guide from your accommodation in Jerusalem and head for the Jordanian border. Cross into the Judean desert and reach Jerash for a visit to this ancient Roman city with ruins dating back 4000 years.

Have lunch in Jerash, then continue through Jordan’s capital Amman and stop to visit the Royal Palace and the King Hussein National Mosque. The last stop will be the Bedouin campsite, where you’ll enjoy a traditional dinner, stargazing, and tea-drinking around a fire, then getting a good night’s sleep.

Overnight Location
Bedouin campsite
Lunch, dinner

Day 2 Full Day to Explore Petra

Wake up to a fresh breakfast and hop on a bus to spend the day in Petra. In the morning, you’ll get a guided tour of this ancient city, now an archaeological site, carved into the red sandstone landscape.

Take a lunch break at a nearby restaurant, then return to Petra for free time in the afternoon. Savour each moment that you spend here—it’s one of the Seven Wonders of the World. Return for another night at the Bedouin camp under the stars.

Overnight Location
Bedouin campsite
Breakfast, lunch, dinner

Day 3 4x4 Jeep Tour of Wadi Rum

After your Bedouin breakfast, you’ll head into the vast desert of Wadi Rum, also known as the Valley of the Moon for its extraterrestrial scenery of red rocks, rose sand, and out-of-this-world geographic formations. Have lunch here, then head to the border to drive to Jerusalem for arrival in the evening.

Your tour ends in Jerusalem, and you can head off with memories of a jam-packed tour in Jordan.

Overnight Location
Breakfast, lunch

Petra and Wadi Rum Sightseeing Tour Price and Dates

This guided tour in Jordan is run as a fixed departure tour and the price depends on the type of room you prefer.
Note that some sites may be closed or visiting times shortened on holidays like Ramadan.
The price below is per person.

  • Price per person sharing a double tent: $785USD

Note: Departures are available most Tuesdays, Fridays, and Sundays during the available months.

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Accommodation on the Petra and Wadi Rum Sightseeing Tour

This tour is based in a Bedouin campsite near Petra. You will have a comfortable bed in a tent or hut with two or more beds. If you are travelling alone, you may have to share a room with someone of the same gender, depending on the size of the group.

In some cases, the accommodation listed below may need to be substituted for other comparable accommodations.

Single Rooms and Solo Travellers
You can pay a supplement to have a private tent (please enquire for the pricing).

Night 1-2

Bedouin Campsite near Petra

Immerse in Bedouin culture in this campsite near Petra with traditional huts to sleep in. You will receive authentic Bedouin hospitality, including meals, tea, and music around a fire.

Hotels on Standard Tour

What’s included in the Petra and Wadi Rum Sightseeing Tour?


2 breakfasts, 3 lunches, and 2 dinners are included.


Accommodation for 2 nights is included in the tour. Accommodations before or after the tour are not included but can be added as a supplement.

Transportation during the Tour

Transportation for you and your luggage is included from pick-up at your hotel in Jerusalem, to all sites, and return to Jerusalem at the end of the tour. Arrival and departure transfers are not included.

Also Included

  • English-speaking guide for the entire tour
  • Entrance fees
  • 4x4 Jeep tour in Wadi Rum
  • Custom-made travel app for phone or tablet

Not included

  • Border tax (payable in cash only, ILS, USD, or EUR)
  • Jordanian exit fee (10 JOD, payable in JOD cash only)
  • Arrival and departure transfers
  • Travel insurance
  • Drinks
  • Visas if required
  • Flights to Israel
  • Anything not mentioned as included

Optional Extras

  • Extra nights in any accommodation
  • Room upgrade (hotel option available)

Frequenty Asked Questions about Petra & Wadi Rum Sightseeing Tour

How hard is the Petra and Wadi Rum Sightseeing Tour?

We rate this tour as a 1/5. You should be comfortable walking around Petra, but you will spend a lot of this tour in a vehicle. You should also be comfortable sleeping in the Bedouin campsite with basic facilities.

Do I need a visa to travel to Jordan?

Check with your local country about visa requirements. You could also try this website, though you should verify with your government.

How much are border fees, and what currency do I need?

The border exit fees on the Israeli side are 107 ILS and can be paid in ILS, EUR, USD, or credit card. On the Jordanian side, you will not have to pay any fees. Coming back, you will have an exit fee of 10 Jordanian Dinars, payable only in cash JOD. If you would like to exchange, you will have a chance to do so in Jordan while waiting to enter.

What should I pack, and what am I forbidden to bring?

  • Things to bring: valid passport, money for border crossing and exit fee, warm clothes for nighttime, and a camera.
  • Religious objects and clothing: Please be aware that certain religious clothing and objects can create issues for travellers at the border. Please discuss this at booking if you wish to bring such items.
  • Forbidden items: any size drones, telescopes, telephoto cameras with super zoom lenses (higher than 1000mm). 

Are meals included on the Petra and Wadi Rum Sightseeing Tour?

2 breakfasts, 3 lunches, and 2 dinners are included.

Do I need insurance?

Yes, it is mandatory to have health and medical insurance to join this trip. Get your Travel Insurance.

How do I get to Jerusalem to start this tour?

You can reach Jerusalem by booking the Abraham Bus from Tel Aviv (available daily). The closest international airport is Tel Aviv (TLV). You can fly here from many major European and international cities.

Is the Petra and Wadi Rum Sightseeing Tour in English?

Yes, the tour guide is English-speaking.

Where does the Petra and Wadi Rum Sightseeing Tour end?

The tour ends in Jerusalem. You can fly out of Tel Aviv.

Do I need special vaccines to travel to Jordan?

Check with your family doctor.

Are there any travel restrictions for Jordan?

Please check with your local government about travel restrictions before you book your tour. This map from the US Department of State provides an overview of the current status in countries around the globe. The UK‘s Foreign Office and Government of Canada also provide advice on foreign travel. Note that the travel advice may change depending on your nationality.

When is the best time to travel to Jordan for this tour?

The best time to travel to Jordan for a cultural tour is between April and June and September and November. The coldest months are December-February and the Bedouin campsite may be too cold for some during these dates.


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We rate this tour as a 1/5. You should be comfortable walking around Petra, but you will spend a lot of this tour in a vehicle. You should also be comfortable sleeping in the Bedouin campsite with basic facilities.

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