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Abraham Jerusalem אברהם ירושלים, Ha-Nevi'im St 67, Jerusalem, 9470211, Israel
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Explore the wonders of Jordan on this two day guided tour from Jerusalem! Visit the archaeological site of Jerash, driving through the high-contrast city of Amman and experience the world wonder of Petra - all among stunning desert landscapes and captivating historical sites.
* See beautiful landscapes.
* Experience authentic Bedouin hospitality.
* Taste traditional local food.
* Visit one of the Seven Wonders of the World.
* Explore the ancient cities of Jerash & Petra.
* One guide that is with you from the moment you arrive in Jordan until the moment you leave.
* Leaves from Jerusalem rather than Eilat, saving you money, long rides on public transport and a mandatory night in Eilat.
* Central Pickup location, so you spend the maximum time in Petra and Jordan, and not circling the city to pick up other guests!
- Dinner included
- Informative, friendly and professional guide
- Perfect introduction for first-time visitors
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Day 1: Crossing the border, Jerash and the way to Petra
Pass By: Abraham hostel jerusalem
Meet at the Abraham Hostel Jerusalem Lobby
Stop At: Jordan River Border Crossing
Cross the border next to Beit She'an just south of the Sea of Galilee and meet your Jordanian guide on the other side. *This will be a good opportunity to exchange cash to JOD for a fair rate!
Duration: 1 hour
Stop At: Jerash Ruins, Jerash, Jerash Governorate
Go on a journey through time in one of the worlds best preserved Roman towns, strolling its perfectly designed theaters, colonnaded streets and vast squares.
Duration: 2 hours
Pass By: Amman Citadel
Driving tour of Amman. Visit to Citadel if time allows.
Pass By: Petra, Petra - Wadi Musa, Ma'an Governorate
Arrive in our accommodation for the night, a Bedouin camp near Petra. This is where youll enjoy a typical Bedouin dinner at the campfire and sleep overnight in a comfortable traditional tent shared by two travelers each with real beds, sheets and a towel.
Lunch: Buffet-Style lunch in a restaurant just outside Jerash.
Vegetarian and vegan options also available.
Dinner: Authentic Bedouin buffet-style dinner.
Vegetarian and vegan options also available.
Accommodation included: Overnight at a Bedouin camp just outside Petra in 2-bed huts with real beds, sheets and towels.
Day 2: Exploring Petra and return to Israel
Stop At: Petra, Petra - Wadi Musa, Ma'an Governorate
Youll board your minivan again just after breakfast, and drive to ancient Petra. One of the new seven world wonders, Petra is the rose-red city half as old as time carved into the sandstone by the Nabataeans some 2.000 years ago.
Duration: 6 hours
Pass By: Allenby Bridge
We'll cross through the King Hussein/Allenby Bridge crossing back to Tel Aviv.
Breakfast: Bedouin Style Breakfast at the camp.
Lunch: Lunch in a local restaurant in Petra before heading back to the border crossing.
No accommodation included on this day.
Accommodation included: 1 night
Round-trip transport by air-conditioned minivan
Stay in a hut in a Bedouin camp shared by two travelers in real beds with sheets and a towel.
Downloadable smartphone and tablet app
Entry/Admission - Petra
Total of 101$ border taxes. 86$ (incl. 31$ Israeli and 56$ Jordanian tax, payable in US Dollars, Euros or Jordanian Dinar) will be paid on the first day, 14$ will be paid on the second day for the Jordanian exit fee (payable only in 10 Jordanian Dinar cash)
Tips (Similar to restaurants in the US and Europe, tipping is part of the culture and economy in the Middle East)
Entry/Admission - Jordan River
Confirmation will be received at time of booking
What to bring:
Money for border crossing and exit fee
Warm clothes for night
For most Western countries, no pre-arranged visa is required for this tour (it will be issued at the border crossing). However, residents of some countries need to apply in advance, please make sure you know about your country's visa restrictions. Also please ensure for your re-entry to Israel that you're eligible for a visa on arrival, or already have a multiple entry visa in advance.
For Israeli Citizens: Due to restrictions please note that this tour is not available to sole Israeli passport holders. If you have an additional foreign passport, please get in touch with us prior to the tour for special border crossing instructions.
If you're traveling alone, it is likely you will need to share a room with a person of the same gender (depending on the group size). Private tents are available for an addition of 150 ILS per night which will be paid to the guide on the day of the tour.
Please note that some sites may be closed or visiting times shortened during Muslim Holidays (especially Ramadan)
Kindly be aware that certain religious objects and clothes can cause issues at the border crossing. If you wish to bring such items, please consult with us in advance.
Not wheelchair accessible
Near public transportation
Infant seats available
Not recommended for travelers with back problems
No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
This tour/activity will have a maximum of 47 travelers
Traveler ReviewsSee all reviews
Border crossing was a breeze, I was very apprehensive traveling into Jordan, but it was super fast. At all time our guide and the bus driver were directing us in the right direction. I never felt alone or unprotected. Petra archeological site is amazing, while the "treasury" is movie famous is only one building in a huge city. We walk close to 10 miles and we couldn't see it all. We went over the mountain to get to the Treasury overlook and that trail took to much time, instead of looking twice at the same building go to the Monastery or tray ti visit more. If you can stay longer.
Petra took our breath away. Petra was my sister and my bucket list destination. Yes, we were a fairly big group of 37 but our Jordanian guide and driver made it so easy for us. Abdallah, our guide was efficient, friendly, knowledgeable and really took the time to explain facts and unknown tidbits, you will be lucky to have him as your guide to Petra. Jamal our driver was kind and kept us safe, my sister who is prone to motion sickness during rides did not experience any of that because Jamal made sure that our bus ride was smooth. Both Jamal and Abdullah took care of our big group. I highly recommend this tour organization and specially our Jordanian guide and driver. They made us feel comfortable and well cared for.
Great tour! We left Jerusalem with a group from Tel Aviv and headed to the border. At the border, you need to cross as a group without a guide and meet the Jordanian guide and bus after Israeli immigration. It was a little confusing but a staff member helped us get through paying the border fee (181 shekels per person that you can pay in advance as informed the night before by the tour operator) and getting the exit permit. On the Jordanian side we paid an entry and exit fee to the guide right away (40 Jordanian entry per person + 10 Jordanian exit per person) and the guide got us a group visa. After the border we visited Mount Nebo and St George's Greek Orthodox Church. The tour guide said they don't visit Jerash anymore. We then got a buffet lunch and went to Petra. The Petra camp was beautiful and there was a buffet dinner. We left camp very early the next day to be some of the first people in Petra. Some people stayed with the guide in the beginning but everyone had the option to explore on their own. This allowed people to get photos by the Treasury with no one in the background!! We then got a buffet lunch outside of the park and continued to the border. The border crossing was very hectic (going through security and Israeli immigration) so be prepared to force your way through the lines. The tour operator said the bus would leave after a certain amount of time since some people get held up in immigration and provided instructions on what to do if the bus left. This amounted to getting a shared taxi back to Jerusalem and being reimbursed by the tour company. Everyone in our group made it through (40 people) thankfully! Overall a great way to see Petra!!
Mahdi the tour guide was very kind, knowledgeable and funny too. Made it totally worth it! The camp, felt under our expectations. The infrastructure was in unatended conditions (unclean, dusty, bad smell, bed sheets with holes, etc). All the staff was in sweatpants, no ambience music, incense or other gimmicks to inmmerse you in the "bedouin camp" context. Such a pity... great views though for foto ops!
Really enjoyed this tour - highlight for me was the Jordanian tour guide, Mahdi, who was really informative and had a great sense of humour. The coach driver was also really welcoming. Petra is breathtaking and getting there early was well worth it to miss the crowds
From the start to the end of our two day tour to Petra, it was a truly wonderful experience! Our guide and bus driver were exceptional, knowledgable and friendly. The crossing into Jordan and back into Israel was handled smoothly. We felt cared for and appreciated. If you are in the area Petra is a must see!
The guide Mahdi was excellent. However, Abraham hostel tours did not mange it well. First, I wanted to spend at least part of each of 2 days in Petra. On the first day I visited sites I was not interested in, with only 1 day in Petra. Second, I was told specifically (I asked) that a bathroom with shower would be available adjacent to the tent I was staying in. It was not and I was not told that this option was available for additional money. Third although Mahdi was excellent, during the 6.5 hours in Petra, he was with us for less than half the time, telling us that for the remainder of the time we were on our own. The reason I signed up for a tour was to have a guide with me during the entire time at the Petra site so that relevant things could be explained to me. The limitation on the tour guide's presence was not revealed to me when I signed up.
We had a very good guide in Jordan who explained many things about the country and the places we visited. Petra is very impressive and a must visit sight
Well organized, unique experience. We loved the Beduin Camp- very unique, great atmosphere,friendly. I liked that we started early morning to see Petra- we beat t crowds and it was still cool. This tour gave us plenty of time to explore Petra’s large area. We spent about 6 hours leisurely taking it all in.
Awesome tour! Well organised, brilliant guide. A truly lifetime memorable experience. Couldn't recommend it more highly.