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One Day Tour of Petra

Private Tours in Jordan - One Day Shore Excursion
Arriving Aqaba on the Red Sea
All tips are include - No Hidden Charges - No Additional tax

One Day Tour of Petra

Designed for cruise passengers seeking more personal service, or a more upscale way of enjoying shore excursions. Arrive on Princess Cruises, Oceania Cruises, Crystal Cruises, Royal Caribbean Cruises, or other Mediterranean cruises.

Port trips, shore excursions and ground transportation in the Mediterranean and Red Sea for those who wish to break away from the crowd and are looking for a more intimate experience. We cater to your needs and can custom tailor your experience from 2 to 2000 passengers. Families and children are always welcome. You will always have your own PRIVATE air conditioned vehicle and private guide. Private Red Sea , Aegean and Mediterranean Escapades - Port Trips - Cruise Shore Excursions and Mediterranean Luxury Day Tours :

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Aqaba - PETRA - Aqaba:
A Full day tour - daily - Choose your own date (L)
Arrive Any Day - Year Round
Private Guide From/To the Aqaba Port

Your private guide and private chauffeur will meet you at the port in Aqaba, holding up a sign with your name. Expected time of arrival in Aqaba is 7:00 AM. Departure subject to clearing formalities. You will leave at 8:00 AM in a private air-conditioned vehicle to Petra.

The fabulous Nabataean City of Petra, carved into rose-red desert sandstone over 2000 years ago, was lost to the world for five centuries. Known as Sela in the Bible, it was rediscovered in 1812. Petra can be reached only by passing between the steep, high sandstone wall of a narrow gorge ('the Siq'). The dramatic view of its Treasury was made famous in the movie "Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom." Besides the Treasury, we will visit the Roman theater, the courts, Qasr Bint Pharaoun, the Temple of the Winged Lion and other monuments. You may climb up to the monastery if you like. Lunch is included at one of the deluxe hotels in Petra – Movenpick Petra or similar. We will then head back to Aqaba with an expected arrival time of around 6:00 PM. Add Wadi Rum.

RATES per person in USD $
Based on an air-conditioned Mini-Coach
Minimum 1 guest US$ 850.00
Minimum 2-3 guests US$ 610.00
Minimum 4- 6 guests US$ 509.00
Minimum 7-10 guests US$ 450.00

The rates include:

  • Private transfers, Aqaba-Petra-Aqaba
  • Private guided sightseeing as per itinerary including entrance fees.
  • One lunch, including bottled water (one large bottle per person), tea, coffee, appetizer, main course, dessert, and one soft drink
  • All entrance fees
  • All the tips to your guide, driver and the camel or horse driver in Petra.

Rate does not include:

  • Any international transportation or airfares from/to home country
  • Insurance
  • Any hotel accommodation

    Sample Timetable - Always Subject To Change :

    08:00 AM
    Disembark the cruise ship.

    The guest will be met by our local rep .

    08:15 AM
    Departure Aqaba Port and drive to Petra.

    On the way our experienced guides will give general information about Jordan.

    You will have mineral water available on board the vehicle.

    10:00 AM
    Arrive visitors' Centre at Petra and use Restrooms available, shopping facilities available, Bank.

    Upon arrival Petra Gate, the guide will hand each guest Entry Ticket to the site at the door.

    For the guests who want to take a horse, the horse ride is for around 800 meters only, and then the guests will have to walk.

    The walk through the "Siq" to the Treasury is around 1216 meters long and takes around half an hour.

    11:00 AM
    All guests at this time will be at the Treasury, and our guide will start giving explanation about the site of Petra, and walk through the many beautiful monuments, which is carved by the Nabatean from the rose red sandstone walls. Visit the Roman Theatre and the Royal Tombs.

    Free time to explore Petra

    The meeting time at Petra Gate and Drive back to Aqaba.

    Arrive Aqaba Port, board your cruise - Bon Voyage .

Private Cruise ship Shore excursions in North Africa, Near East and Eastern Mediterranean

Regular cruise shore excursions are generally a good introduction to any city, however most seasoned cruise travelers prefer to go sightseeing with a private guide.

The differences between ship organized tours and private tours are best described as "package versus tailor-made." Some people may feel all right joining a large tour group but sometimes it is difficult to hear the guide and the group moves only as fast as the slowest participant. Also, others may not get their questions answered at all as there may be twenty other people in the group trying to do the same thing.

In contrast, a small tour group with a tailor-made program is way more enjoyable and ensures personal attention for everyone. You can spend as much time as you want. Therefore, if you want to maximize your limited time, the private escorted tour that is tailored to your unique wishes and interests is an ideal solution.

All our private shore excursions tours are carefully designed to give you the best possible experience. Our knowledgeable, friendly and qualified tour guide and driver will ensure that your visit ashore is truly memorable. When you tour with us as part of a private shore excursion, your tour guide can get you into sites without waiting in lines. That is especially valuable given the limited time you have to spend ashore.

More Choices

Combine this tour with any Travel in Style tour to Egypt, or Turkey for an even more exciting vacation adventure.

Testimonials Posted on

Egypt and Jordan with Travel in Style (San Francisco)


Our family of 4 took a 3 week vacation in Egypt & Jordan in October . The trip was organized by Travel in Style, San Francisco. We choose Travel in Style as they allowed us a better variety of hotel choices and Nile cruise boat choices. We selected the Sonesta Star Goddess and the Four Seasons Hotels in both Cairo and Sharm El Sheikh.

After 3 days in Cairo, we took a week boat trip from Aswan to Luxor and back to Aswan. We then flew to Abu Simbel for the day, before heading off to the Sinai. From the Sinai we took a 3 day tour into Petra, Jordan. We ended up with a couple of relaxing days at The Four Seasons Resort in Sharm. Travel in Style completely accommodated our many requests for various destinations.

As an architect, there were certain sites that were important for me to see while there and Travel in Style had no problem adding these requests to our itinerary.

Travel in Style, through their agents in Egypt and Jordan, provided terrific local support. The Guides (all Egyptologists) were absolutely excellent and the agents and drivers were superb.

Most importantly, throughout the trip we felt safe. Additionally, agents and guides were always flexible to our needs and requests.

We have no hesitation in recommending Travel in Style. It was a fantastic holiday on every level.


Like you we had a fantastic trip with them last Feb/March. Omar and his team worked very hard for us before and during our trip to make sure we had an unforgettable 20th anniversary trip to Egypt and Jordan.

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This is an exceptional small travel agency. Aside from working closely in advance to personalize our deluxe month-long trip to Morocco, Egypt and Jordan, their advice was superb. At each destination we were met at the airport by a local rep (in Cairo and Amman actually inside the customs area) and escorted to our hotels where they handled the check-in for us. At each airport departure, their rep handled the check-in and luggage check for us. We felt like visiting diplomats. When a small glitch in the itinerary occurred while we were in Cairo, I e-mailed the local rep and also Omar in San Francisco. Within 20 minutes the owner of the Cairo agency telephone me to assure me all had been straightened out; Omar had telephoned him immediately upon receiving my e-mail to make sure his client was well cared for. We cannot recommend them highly enough and believe it would be a mistake to plan a trip to this area without consulting them.