2 Days. Petra - Petra Marriott Hotel 5* + Petra Full Day Visit from US$131
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2 Days. Petra - Petra Marriott Hotel 5* + Petra Full Day Visit

2 Days. Petra - Petra Marriott Hotel 5* + Petra Full Day Visit

Petra 2 Days / 1 Night

  • Petra Marriott Hotel 5* + Breakfast
  • Tour: Petra Full Day Guided visit with a return transfer to the hotel

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17/08/2020 18/08/2020

Petra, Wadi Musa

About the city

Petra, the fabled "rose red city, half as old as time", is a well-known ancient Nabataean city in the south of Jordan. Due to its breathtaking grandeur and fabulous ruins, Petra was recognized as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1985. The first major excavations of the site were in 1929 after the forming of Trans-Jordan. Since that time, Petra has become by far Jordan's largest tourist attraction. The site was included in the Steven Spielberg movie, Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade in 1989 and was chosen in July 2007 as one of the New Seven Wonders of the World. The entrance to Petra is a long, winding sandstone canyon known as the Siq. There are minor carvings spotted here and there throughout the Siq, but the most impressive sights are the colorful and unusual sandstone patterns in the rock walls. There are also remains of terracotta pipes built into the sides of the canyon that were used in Roman times to carry water. Upon exiting the Siq, visitors can view the jaw-dropping grandeur of the Treasury (al-Khazneh in Arabic). Be sure to note the urn atop the Treasury structure. It has been rumored that the urn contained a Pharaoh's hidden treasure, and the urn bears the bullet pock marks where Bedouin travelers throughout the years have tested the theory. Past the next bend is the outer Siq or Street of Facades, a large canyon lined with the facades of various tombs. At the end of the Street of Facades is the 7000-seat Roman Theater. The theater was created by the Nabateans but later enlarged by the Romans. It is still used for occasional performances. On the side of the valley opposite the Roman Theater and a short walk up the hill, are the Royal Tombs. The name was given because they are quite grand in scale compared to the others in the area, but it is unclear for whom the tombs were originally constructed. The Monastery (ad-Deir), the largest carved monument in Petra, dates back to the 1st century AD. The interior, like that of the Treasury, is puny in comparison to the facade. The more than 800 steps up to the Monastery can take over an hour. Petra by Night happens on Monday, Wednesday and Thursday at 20:30. It is only made of candles, you'll hear a short play of Bedouin music and be served some tea in plastic cups while you sit on mats at the Treasury. It's best to see this before you see Petra by day, as it becomes far less impressive if you already walked up to the Treasury during daytime. It's not amazing, but it's something nice to do during nighttime.

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Petra Marriott Hotel

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  • At 3.4 km from the center
  • Queen rania al abdallah street, Wadi musa
With a stay at Petra Marriott Hotel in Wadi Musa, you'll be in the historical district, just steps from Petra. This 5-star hotel is 3 mi (4.8 km) from Petra Visitor Center and 2.2 mi (3.6 km) from Street of Facades. Take advantage of recreation oppo...
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  • Standard Room 1 King - Non-refundable - Breakfast included in the price (1)

  • BED AND BREAKFAST

  • 1 Accommodation nights

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Petra Full Day visit with a return transfer

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Enjoy a private return transfer to Petra from Amman or Dead Sea by modern A/C Sedan Vehicle with an English speaking driver. Petra is a famous archaeological site in Jordan's southwestern desert. Dating to around 300 B.C., it was the capital of the Nabatean Kingdom. Accessed via a narrow canyon called Al Siq, it contains tombs and temples carved into pink sandstone cliffs, earning its nickname, the "Rose City." Perhaps its most famous structure is 45m-high Al Khazneh, a temple with an ornate, Greek-style facade, and known as The Treasury. A trip to the UNESCO World Heritage site of Petra.

One of the world’s seven wonders, Petra is a must-see on any trip to Jordan. On this private tour, you’ll be led through the rock-carved city – estimated to be around 2,000 years old – and discover the history behind the rose-red city and its marvelous architecture.

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Voucher type: Printed
Printed Voucher. Print and bring the voucher to enjoy the activity.

Location
Start point:
Pick up at the hotel lobby.

End point: Same as the starting point

Schedule
Opening dates
Monday/Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday/Friday/Saturday/Sunday, 08:00 - 18:00

Guide options
Guide type: Guide
Tips type: Optional
Group type: Shared
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2 Days. Petra - Petra Marriott Hotel 5* + Petra Full Day Visit
2 Days. Petra - Petra Marriott Hotel 5* + Petra Full Day Visit