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Petra: Tours & Tickets

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A UNESCO World Heritage Site, Petra (ancient capital city of the Nabataean people) recently proclaimed as one of the New Seven Wonders of the World.more
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Reviewed yesterday

Petra itself is a beautiful place to be. It is surreal and magical. However the animal abuse taking place there makes it impossible to enjoy what is one of the seven wonders of the world. The ticket includes a horse carriage ride - however this...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This place is over priced but worth doing once. I was there first thing in the morning and it took most of the day to get to the top. Many pics. I did it by myself instead of a tour because I wanted to do...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank margow132
Reviewed yesterday

Highly recommend a couple things: 1. go EARLY. I mean early. Get there at 6am when gates open, stroll down the pathway during the beautiful sunrise, and soak in the glory of Petra while it is quiet and serene. Not many people are there yet,...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Laurenksorensen
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

For non-Jordanians entry to Petra is getting very expensive. This was my third visit and it is a ‘must see’ destination when visiting Jordan. Be prepared to walk a lot and wear comfortable shoes. The facilities at the visitor centre are good. Petra is beautiful,...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Alison S
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We started early but not too early. Around 6am there is a queue of people dying to get in first, so just arrive around 630 and you can walk straight in. The walk from the entrance to the siq is about 800m and from the...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank 447christiaanr
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I had the privilege of visiting Petra. I’d say if you could only visit 3 places on earth in a lifetime, Petra has to be one of them. Skip the mule, horse or camel rides. Walk it all! Please don’t rush either. Make sure you...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank naji79
Reviewed yesterday

We opted to walk the Main trail and the Al-Khubtha trail at Petra. We had a two day pass and we did the night show - so we collectively spent about 12 hours within the ancient city. Off the 12, 10 hours was spent during...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank YatishC12
Reviewed 2 days ago

locals are very friendly making their life over generations in Petra. Happy to support their activities and enjoyed talking with many of them.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank VickiOz
Reviewed 2 days ago

I visited there by Jett bus (you can buy the tickets online, cost 11 JOD each way). It left Abdali Office at Amman at 6.30 am and reached Petra visitor centre at around 11 am (it was delayed for 1 hour). If you think you...More

Date of experience: October 2019
1  Thank YSGan
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Incredible landscape and structures. The locals are helpful and sociable. May be the only thing that spoil the gem is the poor donkeys climbing to the Monastery. I strongly recommend please do it by yourself. In the end this trip is all about hiking and...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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Nichola V
September 11, 2019|
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Response from seetheworld010 | Reviewed this property |
This was a private tour we took. No cruise boat. Well worth the visit.
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LaTigre74
August 23, 2019|
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Response from margaret k | Reviewed this property |
We got a licensed guide at the entrance as there is an office to the right. There were two of us and it cost 50JD. It was worth it, I can’t remember how long it was for but if you wanted a guide for longer you paid extra... More
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munirhelal
July 25, 2019|
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Response from Gonen2014 | Reviewed this property |
Hello, Well, riding a camel is nice, but almost all the sites in Petra you'll have to walk. I especially recommend The Treasury (Al Khazna), The Royal Tombs, The Theatre, The Great Temple, The Colonnaded Street and Ad Deir... More
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