There are plenty by the entrance and I found one by The Monastery, which was a makeshift portaloo. Great highlights and tips! Thanks for the great and full guide. Fun Fact: Men and women don’t sit together (unless they’re married); so expect to be moved around a little bit. Some people did though – hope that helps. I’d read a few blogs before travelling, and had a pretty mixed impression on safety at Petra. Disclaimer and Here’s a. Really, the deciding factors are budget and how long you want to visit Petra. Here’s some inspiration…. Pro Tip: For destinations SOUTH of Amman (i.e. Every Monday, Wednesday and Thursday there’s magical light show at Petra, with 1500 candles lighting the route to along The Siq to The Treasury. Have a search, or scroll down for my suggestions…. For example, I visited with Abraham Tours who were very friendly and efficient. I’d also recommend checking out some of the options on Airbnb – lots of them are great if you’re travelling as a group or family, are on a budget or don’t want to eat out all the time. There are several restaurants, a swimming pool and all the other amenities you could possibly need! But if you’re coming from a neighboring country, logistics and visas can get complicated. Pro Tip: If you want to hire a private driver, ask your hotel / tour operator to arrange it for you rather than flag one down in the city! Once on the Jordanian side, your best option is to take a taxi from the border to Petra. Here is my list of, Make the most of your Petra trip – here is a guide on. The experience begins at 8.30pm from Petra Visitor Centre and finishes at 10.30pm. These daily bus only depart once from Amman and once from Petra, so do not miss your bus. Usually, private tour guides for the main trail cost 50 JD. What stunning photos! Thank you Lisa – it was such a wonderful experience. Getting back to your hotel from Petra is also easy, taxis will be available at the same place you were dropped off. Wow Jordan was never on my radar, but this guide got me interested in it. Cost is JOD7 / CAD$15 and it picks you up from Rum Village at around 8:30AM. If you can, take a screenshot of Google Maps or your hotel confirmation as not every driver speaks fluent English! South Bus Station (Al Wehdat Bus Station or Mujemma Al-Janoob in Arabic), The Tourist Bus from Petra to Wadi Rum; seats about 12-16 people, Getting There: How to Get to Petra, Jordan. If you’re looking for public transport to Petra, JETT Bus leaves from Abdali station in Amman at 6.30am and arrives to Petra around 10.30an. To go NORTH of Amman (Jerash/Al’Joun Castle), you need to depart from the “Tabarbour bus station” (North Terminal Bus Station). These busses generally leave early in the morning and return in the late afternoon. It is also possible to arrange a return transfer where by the driver will wait for visitors at Petra and take them back to Aqaba in the afternoon. Find out more about my experience here. If you are travelling from Amman, you can take the tourist JETT Bus which leaves daily from Amman at 6AM for a mere JD11 (C$22). At a reasonable pace, it takes around 1 hour 30 minutes from the basin area (just beyond The Treasury) to reach The Monastery. Now able to go with an easy mind. I am going at the end of the month and this is just the info I needed and I am more excited now about staying the camp. What would be timings for the night visit? As there is so much to see, many people opt to visit for multiple days. It can get extremely hot during the day so you’ll want to prioritise the bigger treks in the morning and late afternoon. It’s a tricky one to plan though so hopefully this will help a few people out . I think the biggest dangers are to do with being scammed and ripped off, so as long as you know what price you’re aiming for when you’re haggling, you should be fine! Thanks so much. The shuttles / minibuses don’t have a specific departure time – they only leave when the bus is full. There are 800 rock cut steps to get up there. I visited the ancient ruins of Petra last month, and before I left the UK I found myself in a Google frenzy. There are no specific stops so if you need to get off the bus, just knock on the side of the car to let the driver know you want to stop here. How to Get to Petra from Amman Rent your own car and drive or hire a taxi from Amman to Wadi Musa, where you’ll begin your tour of Petra. The fee for the minibus may vary – various sites indicates JOD5 (C$10) as the base price, but I paid JOD3.5 (CAD$7) which also covers the cost of my luggage. few suggestions on where you should stay in Jordan. Petra’s Visitor Centre is open each day from 6am to 6pm during the summer and 6am to 4pm in the winter. Petra is easily one of the most famous and popular sites in Jordan so beating the crowd is my main goal. I wore a long skirt with leggings, my Converse trailers, a T-shirt and cardigan. Keep in mind that taxis are generally not in the best condition and the drivers smoke a lot too. Thank you for your great info. However since this is a highly popular route with only 1 bus operating each way, it gets full very quickly. Or from the coastal resort of Aqaba to Petra is a 126km drive (2 hours). A closer airport but with fewer airlines flying into it is Aqaba which is only a 1.5-hour drive away. I didn’t make it to the Dead Sea or to Wadi Rum, but they’d be on my list for next time! Check latest prices here. Total of 8 hours. Off to Jordan very soon and although easy to get info about most things, everyone else has not mentioned toilets in Petra. How long is a piece of string?! Only missing the visa info, but this was so good, its ok . Try to remember / know the Arabic name of the destination so there is no confusion with the driver. Thanks. To get to the Treasury, you need to make your way through the Siq, a long, narrow chamber lined with towering cliffs inside Petra. I thought it’d be helpful to impart some of my newfound knowledge for any of you who are planning on visiting Petra soon. From the Jordanian side of the Arava Border Crossing, a taxi to Petra is officially 54 Jordanian Dinar (approx $75), or for a return journey including waiting time, 87 Jordanian Dinar (approx $122). Unless you cannot walk, don’t even consider the ‘free’ ride to the Treasury – it was much slower than walking and then we were hassled to book a return time, which limited us. . I’d recommend sturdy trainers or walking boots rather than sandals or flip-flops. Assuming they’re a similar price! Driving from Amman to Petra takes about three hours, or it’s just under two hours from Aqaba. I love travelling the world and sharing stories and memories from my trips, as well as helpful travel advice so that you can follow in my footsteps A post shared by Visit Jordan (@visitjordan) on Sep 5, 2016 at 3:20pm PDT. Was getting a badge concerned! You can’t reserve your spot, but that’s not really necessary since the tickets are unlimited. The taxis at the border crossing are operated by one company. You can also hire a driver at the airport but it will obviously be more expensive. Yes, of course! There are parts where the ground is quite even and rocks are crumbling, so be sure to wear sensible shoes and look where you’re going. I found a few options that would be perfect for groups, including this one that sleeps 16+ people. If you’re travelling as a group, the private driver is your best bet. Much of the information I came across in my research is often in Arabic and sometimes Google Maps doesn’t have all or the right names either, so it’s really helpful to compare your information with as many different sources as possible. Check latest prices here. There’s free WiFi, AC and views of the mountains, plus it’s close to the town too. The ancient city of Petra is approximately 143 miles (230 km) from Amman, Jordan's capital. You can book a group tour to Petra from Amman here, from Eilat here, Jerusalem here, or from Aqaba here. There are also several cosy apartments that would be ideal for couples. You can fly into Amman, Jordan’s capital and rent a car, taxi or take a public bus for a 3-4 hour ride down to Wadi Musa, the closest town to Petra. It had toilet paper and a bowl outside to leave a small tip for the pleasure! Tickets cost 17 JD. was there running water to brush teeth and stuff….I wish I got more information as to what to expect with Abraham Tours…. Also, avoid rainy days as the valley is prone to flooding. Ahhh it is soooo amazing! Given the informal nature of the way public transportation is run in Petra, there will be conflicting information around cost, pick-up location, and schedule of said transportation so I am summarizing my experience in Jordan from late 2017 to give you a more up-to-date information! Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. I’d recommend getting to the site as early as possible. The entrance to the site is a 20 minutes talk from most hotels in Wadi Musa. Visiting The Monastery, a must if you’re visiting Petra, Jordan, View of The Treasury from The Siq, Petra, Jordan, View of The Treasury from the top of the Al-Khubtha Trail in Petra, Jordan. Take a look at my privacy policy for more information. In this case, taking a tour is the most straightforward way of visiting Petra. The easiest way to get to Petra… get a guide! From what to wear and what to see, to how to get there and how much it costs, find out all the answers in this ultimate travel guide to Petra. There are several offices/bus stations in downtown Amman that JETT stops by so double-check ahead of time which bus stops you will be departing from. Visiting Petra – Horse and cart racing through The Siq in Petra, Jordan. Taxi from Wadi Rum to Petra If you missed the bus or want to go to Petra in the afternoon, you can try to get a taxi at the Visitor Center where they bring passengers to. A horse and carriage from the entrance to the Treasury costs 20 JD (two ways) and 40 JD to get to and from the main basin area. Given that Petra is probably Jordan’s most well-known and most visited tourist site, there have been some improvements in recent years on the public transportation to take independent travellers there. If you book a private transfer, the ride will take about three hours. More details How far is it from Egypt to Petra? Talk to her and, if you’ve done everything correctly, you’ll get the “Shall we spend some time together” dialogue option with a little heart next to it. How to Get From Aqaba to Petra by Transfer A private transfer from Aqaba to Petra costs from $113 one-way per vehicle. We raced around the site, keen to pack as much in as possible, but it would have been nice to explore at a leisurely pace. You'll buy tickets ($70 USD for a single day; $77 for a two-day pass) at the visitor center which is located at the Petra entrance. Movenpick Resort Petra – a great place to stay if you’re visiting Petra. thanks also for writing a small section on how to dress – I’ve seen pictures of girls wearing totally inappropriate stuff uhh. How much time do I need if I’m visiting Petra for the first time? If you want to plan something in advance, with transport and a tour guide, there are plenty of Petra day tours you can book to travel to the site with. Where Petra Is in Destiny 2 Dawning. I’d love to visit Petra but I’ve always been reluctant to plan because it’s so meticulous! Have an amazing time though, Petra is incredible! Heading south, you'll take the Desert Highway to reach Wadi Musa, the gateway town to Petra. The most convenient, safest, and easiest way to tour Petra from Israel is through an organized tour. You can get a ticket from most of the hotels or at the spot (have in mind you also need to have a daytime ticket). Tour groups have an easier time at the border (there are special entry rules for tour groups), pay a lower visa fee and have their own vehicle. It’s a magical place. Camping isn’t permitted within the site, so the best option is to book a hotel or camping experience nearby. Taxis cost JOD40-45 (C$80/85) for a one-hour journey per vehicle. Very informative. The bus departs at 4:30PM in front of the souvenir shops. They likely have friends who are private drivers and can take you around easily. As there are lots of trails, many of them steep with numerous steps, many people choose to travel by donkey. Check latest prices here. Freelance / private drivers are the best folks that balance safety, price, and availabilities. We plan to travel end December. P.S. No other points offer public transportation so your best bet would be a taxi if you’re based anywhere else other than the two locations I’ve shared here. Crossing the Israel – Jordan Northern Border. Just two-minutes walk from the entrance, this 5-star hotel is perfect for those wanting to relax in style after a busy day exploring. Or from Aqaba, public buses leave from the central market and travel to Petra. The image of Seven Wonders Bedouin camp is so beautiful! It’s usually less dicey and the hotel will have the incentive to make sure you’re with a courteous / English-speaking driver so it’s a more comfortable experience. Wondering if two days would be sufficient as days are quite short and one has to get out by 5 pm. There are toilets around the site, but they’re not everywhere, so pick up a map at the start and plan your route. The bus that departs to Wadi Musa, Wadi Rum, and Aqaba that departs from the South Bus Station (Al Wehdat Bus Station or “Mujemma Al-Janoob” in Arabic). But we had a great day! Check latest prices here. Are they candles that are lit on the cliffs behind? The culture of Jordan is quite interesting to learn and explore. Once out in the site, a few small stalls and café claimed to have Wi-Fi but I didn’t test it out. It is really very useful… Hope to have a grt time at Petra in October. This may have been a one-off situation on a particularly busy day, but it’s something to keep in mind. I didn’t sign up for the night time visit to Petra but it may be something you can organise directly with Abraham. Don’t be late for the pickup – not only will you be angering the other tourists on the bus, but they don’t wait too long at each pickup location either. Have an amazing time! They will typically charge 3JD, sometimes you can negotiate to 2JD for a ride back to your hotel in Wadi Musa. Taking an Amman airport taxi from AMM airport is the quickest and only direct transfer option. I can’t find the timings for Petra by night in Dec sadly. If you are driving to Petra, it’s 236km (around 3 hours) from the Jordanian capital Amman to Petra via the faster Desert Highway or 255km (4.5 hours) via the slower but more scenic King’ s Highway. I play Uncharted and this absolutely reminds me of that. Aqaba > Petra 3 hours. The actual site is huge and intricately designed, the Arab Nabataeans were masters when it came to carving and the city features great halls and passageways, tombs, statues, homes and centers for religious practices. Hi Nalin, thanks for your comment. So bad! Thank you for such informative blog. The Old Village Hotel & Resort – This stone hotel is one of the most charming places to stay, and is just over a mile from the entrance to Petra. From my own experience, I took the taxi once (couldn’t stand the smoking) and had a private driver the rest of the trip to go to Jerash from Amman, then to Wadi Musa from Wadi Rum. As camels and horses can’t travel up steps, and there is much debate as to how well any of the animals are kept, it’s best to walk unless you’re not very mobile. Petra By Night tickets cost 17 JD (more info on that below). You can also hire drivers for the day and they are more than happy to work out a better pricing for it. Cash is king in Jordan – best to bring enough Jordanian Dinars for your entire trip as ATMs are scarce. Best guide I’ve read on Petra so far, and I’ve read many. There are a number of shared minibus / shuttles also called servees that departs from specific bus stations in Amman and goes outside a city. Pin it…, I appreciate this post! Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Check latest prices here. It was no more expensive than flagging my own taxi but definitely could have been less expensive if I have travel partners to split the cost with. Taxis are available in abundance throughout the country so it’s very easy to quickly flag one down. There’s a gorgeous indoor pool, terrace with beautiful views and a restaurant on site. Camels in Petra, Jordan – a standard view on a trip to the lost city! Here’s some inspiration…, Again, most men were in trousers rather than shorts, with a T-shirt and sturdy trainers or walking boots. How long does it take to walk to The Treasury? You definitely don’t need a tour operator to get to Petra, and that’s what we’re trying to show here. Want to know how to get to Petra, Jordan? Here he snuck in a little nap along the Al Khubtha Trail. You need to walk over to the parking lot that has all the tour buses, spot the blue one that says JETT on it and buy your ticket. Generally speaking, if you’re not comfortable taking the public transit or local buses/shuttles on your own, your options are 1) taxis and 2) private drivers. The show performs only on Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday. Were you able to sign up for ‘Petra by night’ while on your tour with Abraham tours? How much is a horse and carriage, donkey or camel in Petra? I really enjoyed Amman and Jerash. I took a scarf too. Thanks so much! Happy Travels. We also had a free cup of tea thrown in! The owners will ask for costly tips, so if in doubt agree the final fee before you accept the ride, or avoid altogether. Where to Stay in Petra, Jordan. A one way trip on the JETT bus from Aqaba to Petra is 12JD. While you cannot travel between … Movenpick Resort Petra – If you’re wondering where to stay in Petra, you can’t get any close to the site than this! Bed and breakfast: 50 JD / £57 / 70 USD. Have a wonderful time – it’s SUCH a special place! They will call the driver who will let you know what time to be ready. If you want to book in advance for Petra by Night, you can book here. The taxis at the border crossing are operated by one company. After you complete the quest, you can go and visit Petra in the hut. As of 2021,  a one-day ticket to visit Petra costs 50 JD (£57 / 70 USD). Taba > Aqaba (ferry) 1.5 hours. We arrived at 8am and avoided lots of the big tour groups, making for a more pleasant experience. I was a little unsure of their welfare generally, and if you have time/energy I’d suggest walking the routes. You’ll likely get a better deal that way and won’t get charged an obscene amount as a tourist. Thanks for sharing about your experience and tips to seeing Jordan! They looked like candles but I think they were large fairy lights as it’d be hard to clamber up to the top to light candles! From Aqaba airport, it’s a 1.5 hour drive – though a lesser number of airlines fly here. Pricing between major routes is quite uniformed and almost identical from different providers. I was with my boyfriend so didn’t feel nervous, and saw plenty of solo female travellers exploring the site. How much does it cost for a guided one day tour of Petra? It really is one of the most incredible places I’ve ever been. I’ve always wanted to visit the Treasury ever since watching Indiana Jones haha, it looks so awesome!! It’s an amazing experience so enjoy it! One thing to note about taking the JETT bus is that … Have you been to Petra or Jordan? Expect to pay around 50 to 80 JD ($70 to $110 USD) for a taxi, and be sure to agree on the price before your journey. Thank you so much for all the tips Chloe, this is so useful! I knew it would be special but it went beyond expectations. You can prebook the taxi’s ahead of time so they pick you up from the hotel. You can book a seat online but it is not guaranteed to secure your spot. Getting to little Petra through the "back door" Sep 22, 2020 Has Petra Reopened Jun 29, 2020 American citizen with US passport visa entry Aman Jordan Jun 14, 2020 Camping Overnight in Wadi Rum with Bedouin Directions. Definitely need to visit Jordan one day! How Much Does it Cost to Travel in Jordan? Don’t be intimidated because it seems hard – I think that’s part of the fun! Since I’m not a group tour kind of person, I am all about putting together my own itinerary and finding my own way around which is definitely not everyone’s style of travelling. The most budget-friendly, and highly rated option I came across during my trip is Abraham Tours. It then returns to the city at 5pm. If you need to purchase your ticket separately, you can buy the return ticket directly from the driver. Seven Wonders Bedouin Camp – This camp is an incredible place to stay out in the desert, yet only 15 minutes drive to Petra’s entrance. You can find out more here: Petra By Night. Petra is definitely on my bucket list. Petra by night is a one-of-a-kind experience but requires a little planning. What are your best tips to get to Petra from surrounding countries/cities? Pro Tip: Book your seats ahead of time and try to get a printed confirmation of booking. this Petra guest house has free WiFi, AC and a rooftop terrace with spectacular views of the mountains. Dahab > Taba 2 hours. His pricing is very reasonable and I booked him through my hotel (Sydney Hotel in Amman). Enjoyed this Jordan travel blog all about visiting Petra? Ensure you have the cash to pay for your tickets. Not sure where you fancy going? It’s well worth a trip – totally magical experience and you’d love the photography opportunities there. Many local Bedouin tribes still live in the caves within Petra! The drive is easy and has signs in English. The official price from Aqaba to Petra is 54 Jordanian Dinar (approx $75), or for a return journey including waiting time, 87 Jordanian Dinar (approx $122). The nearest town to Petra is Wadi Musa, a village that has become a thriving hub for Petra-related tourism. The thing to remember about Petra, is that you’ll be on your feet all day, so wear comfy shoes. If you’re looking for public transport to Petra, JETT Bus leaves from Abdali station in Amman at 6.30am and arrives to Petra around 10.30an. Glad you found the post useful. It’s too much to see in a day but if you have the chance to stay a few, then that’s the dream itinerary! How to get from Amman Airport to Petra by taxi. © Wanderlust Chloe 2021, Top Tips For Visiting Petra, Jordan: The Ultimate Travel Guide. It’s just 70 JD for one day, or 75 for 2 days, it also covers the 40JD visa fee on arrival, and it allows you into dozens of other sites around the country for free (I used it today at the Citadel and Roman amphitheatre in Amman, for example). I’m working on a whole feature on What to Wear in Jordan for that reason precisely. Along with the beautiful views, there are tales from local Bedouin people and live music. Thank you so much! Thank you! Did you get to shower? This is the same minibuses that the locals take so you’ll likely be the only tourist on it. Petra is located 230km south of Amman, roughly a 3-hour drive away. Jordan’s most well-known and most visited tourist site. Talk to Petra and complete the Have You Seen This Man quest. The Old Village Hotel & Resort Petra – A Middle East style hotel, Mid-Range – Between £30 and £70 per night. 11 Things to do in Petra | What to do and see Beyond the Treasury. Taxis are another viable option, and they are easy to find anywhere in Amman. The easiest way to get to Petra from Amman is to rent a car and drive. It looks like the one below. We went from Aqaba to Dead Sea, then up over the mountains to Petra. I could write all this info out, but as I snapped this handy pic at the entrance, I’ll let that to the talking. Bed and breakfast: 126 JD / £143 / 177 USD. Rocky Mountain Hotel – Located in the centre of Wadi Musa (not to be confused with Wadi Rum!) Where To Stay in Wadi Musa and Beyond We didn't take the drive from Aqaba to Petra so I can't guarantee that time. Destiny 2 is spreading the holiday cheer with the return of The Dawning. Including locations of Archaic Petra artifact, set bonuses, where to farm, & best characters to equip! Required fields are marked *. You can take the same bus back to Amman. Petra Marriott Hotel – Another 5-star hotel in a stunning location, this smart hotel has an outdoor pool and a restaurant, plus comfortable stylish rooms, some with Jacuzzis. The best way to arrange this transportation is to as your hotel operator/tour organizer to book this service for you. How Much Does it Cost to Travel in Jordan? Seven Wonders Bedouin camp, Jordan – a romantic place to stay near Petra. It’s much cheaper if you can split the cost with other guests. Some posts on this site contain affiliate links. The traditional Bedouin tents are warm and comfortable, and the location is truly magical! I only had around 6 hours there, but could have easily spent several days. At a reasonable pace, it’ll take you around 30 minutes to walk from the entrance, along The Siq, to The Treasury. I was shocked at how disrespectful people were of the culture, just to get that perfect Instagram shot. You can search here…. 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