We will pick you up for this excursion from Amman hotel to enjoy private Petra day tour from Amman. Petra meaning 'stone' is an Arabian historical and archaeological city in the Jordan. Petra is located between the Red and Dead Sea. It is a vast unique city, carved into the sheer rock face by the Nabataeans, the Arab people settled here about 2000 years ago. It used to be an important commerce center where Arabian incense, Chinese silks, and Indian spices were traded. It is known with its rock cut architecture & water conduit system. You will visit the Siq Canyon, wander the Treasury, stroll the Street of Facades, explore the Royal Tombs & Pharaoh's Castle then transfer back to Amman.
- It requires considerable walking as horses in Petra are limited.
- You may wait there up to 45 minutes before the tour starts.
- All trip transfers with private AC vehicle
- Amman hotel pick up & drop off service
- Expert English speaking driver during trip
- Entrance tickets to Petra Archeological sites
- Local English speaking tourist guide in Petra
- Lunch Petra local Restaurant during trip
- All trip taxes & service charges
- Personal expenses
- Tipping kitty
Petra Quick Facts:
- Petra been chosen as the place you should see before your die by Smithsonian magazine.
- Petra was the capital city of the Arab Nabataens & it has been founded around 312 BC.
- Petra is UNESCO world heritage site 1985 for being one of oldest metropolises in world.
- Petra is mentioned in the bible as Sela where the Apostle Paul been ordered to arrest.
- Petra been described as the "rose red city half as old as time" by John William Burgon.
- Petra means in Greek "Rock" and it was an important trade center in the ancient world.
- Petra had "water conduit system", it has been built to afford water for 30.000 people.
- Many of Petra's structures been destroyed by an earthquake & only 15 % of it been found.
- Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade movies have used Petra as one of its main settings.
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