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Petra trip by air ι Tour to Petra from Sharm el-Sheikh

Day trip to Petra from Sharm el-Sheikh, By air for one day excursion. it’s chance to see the power of civilizations that past. As one of wanders places, each tool used to crave each inch of this city had a story to tell.

This story has been moved from a generation to another one, and we hear it from people there. A lot of writers throughout history tried to shed light on the majestic ancient city of Petra.


Tour information:
Pick you up from your hotel in Sharm El Sheikh by air-conditioned bus early morning,You will fly to Aqaba airport where you will be met and assisted in Aqaba airport by your guide and will drive by air conditioned bus to Petra.

You will have the chance to see three cites at same time, Taba, Ilat, and Aqaba.


In Petra:

Walk through the Canyon or Siq
We start the tour on foot, though the Siq or the Canyon, a narrow, winding gorge over 1 kilometer in length. Beautiful sandstone formations of Petra were once occupied by the Edomites. One of the reasons why Petra was such an attractive site for the Nabateans is its virtual hiddeness behind a narrow and easily defensible canyon known as the Siq.


Tour to Al Khazneh or The great treasury of the Pharaoh
As you come to the end of this beautiful ravine, a very narrow opening offers a peephole to one of the most spectacular sites in Petra - the treasury. Carved out of the side of the sandstone mountain face probably in the first century BC, scholars debate as to its actual function.


The Roman theatre & the Roya tombs
After the visit to the treasury we will visit the Roman theatre which dates back to Byzantine era & the Royal tombs. Not a lot is known about the ancient culture of the Nabateans, except that they were excellent engineers with amazing skill and craft. They built water conservation and irrigation systems and carved their homes, temples and tombs right out of the rocks.


Lunch
Have lunch at the Movenpick hotel in the city centre.


Visit of Al Habis fort
Afterward, we continue our tour to the hill of Al-Habis fort which dates back to crusaders times, for a breathtaking panoramic view of deep gullies and uniquely colored rock formations.



Price Includes:
• All transfers by A/C van.
• Ferry boat.
• English speaking tour guide.
• Lunch.


Duration: Around 20 hours (from/to your hotel).
Pickup: 05:30 AM.
Return: 09:30 PM.

Days: Tuesday and Friday.
Suggestion: Passport, A breakfast box, Sun glass, Hat, water bottle and flat shoes.

Adult Price: 230 GBP     |     Child Price: 220 GBP

 



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