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Petra (Jordan) from Sharm el Sheikh

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Tour description:

Travel to Jordan for a day to visit the city of Petra from Sharm El Sheikh. As one of the most unusual places in the world and Jordan's most sought-after destination, this UNESCO World Heritage site is waiting to be discovered by you. City is half-built, half-carved into the rock, and is surrounded by mountains riddled with passages and gorges. It is one of the world's most famous archaeological sites, where ancient Eastern traditions blend with Hellenistic architecture.

Petra was the capital city of the Nabataeans from roughly 300 BC to 100 AD. The Romans took over in 100 AD, then several earthquakes destroyed much of the city and Petra was abandoned. For centuries, Petra was left untouched, until it was discovered by a Swiss explorer in 1812. Petra became one of the “New Seven Wonders of the World” in 2008. 

Program:

The bus will take you from your hotel to Taba, to take a ferry across the Gulf of Aqaba to Jordan. There you travel by another bus to the picturesque rock formation and the gorge of Ma'an, where the ancient city of Petra can be found.

It was once described as "forgotten by the world for over 1,000 years". Petra houses towering buildings carved into the pink stone. On your tour of the canyon, you can marvel at the Treasure Palace, the Roman Theater and the Temple and the Treasures of the Citadel.

Main sightseeing includes:

Bab As-Siq

There are tombs and monuments to see along the way, such as the Obelisk Tomb.

Siq

The Siq is a gorge that was formed when tectonic forces broke the mountain into two pieces. It is a delight to walk through, a snaking path with rock walls towering high above your head

The Treasury

This is it, the view that draws so many visitors to Petra. Completely carved out of the sandstone mountains, the Treasury was built as a tomb for the Nabataean King Aretas III. 

 

Included:

* Lunch

* Transfers with air-conditioned buses

* Horse Riding in the Canyon (Voluntary

* entrance fees

* Visa of Jordan

* English speaking guide

Not included

* Drinks in the restaurant

* Any additives; which are not mentioned in the program

Important

* Take your passport

* Order your breakfast box in the hotel one day before

*   Prepare: warm clothes in winter , light clothing in summer - Sunglasses - Firm shoes

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