1 Day Tour to Petra from Eilat is dedicated to visiting the eighth wonder of the world – the pink city of Nabatean – Petra, located just 100 km from Eilat in Jordan.
Starting point: Eilat Hotels
Scheduled Day: Daily.
Departure time: 08:00 am.
Arrival: 19:00 pm.
Petra is an ancient city of pale pink cliffs. Legends about this amazing place have been around for two thousand years. According to some of them, the city is full of countless treasures and jewels. Each of its streets is shrouded in secrets and mysteries. Tourists from all over the world are amazed and admired by the skills of ancient architects who were able to erect such colorful and unimaginable works.
In Petra the boundary between the real world and the ancient mythical tale is blurred. You seem to fall into a completely different dimension, the ancient universe. The city of Petra is the main attraction of Jordan, its visiting card. In 2007, Petra was officially recognized as the New Wonder of the World. In the past, it was the capital of the ancient Nabatean kingdom.
Petra is located in a deep, two hundred meter canyon, which betrays the excursion even more mysticism and atmosphere. The path to the place lies through the kilometer-long narrow cleft of Es Sik, above which at a height of 90 meters the rocks are in contact. By the way, all the buildings of the city are made of these rocks.
Monumental temples, rocks of sacrifice, tombs and burials, architecture of the Nabataean culture – all this will become the center of a trip to Israel, will leave an indelible impression on Petra and Jordan.
Located at the foot of the mountain and completely carved out of stone. The amphitheater is designed for 8.000 spectators.
This rock is better known as the rock of sacrifice. In exact translation – “mountain altar.” There are just a few semicircular stone structures.
Caves of Christians who cannot leave you indifferent.
This church is characterized by an abundance of mosaics. This place is the remains of a church once sought after by the Nebatians.
This monumental building is completely carved in stone. An altar and a floral ornament are carved in the rock. After the adoption of Christianity was used as a monastery.
Two statues of lions are carved on both sides of the entrance. In fact, this is not one structure, but a whole complex of temples and workshops of residential premises.
Tour operator IsraLand Travel invites you to Petra from Eilat 1 Day Group Tour. Explore one of the Wonders of the World – amazing Petra.
Attention: You need an international passport and insurance policy for the trip.
Closed shoes with non-slip protectors (better trekking boots).
Please keep in mind that there may be no cellular connection on top of the mountain. If you are unsure of your well-being, stock up with the necessary medications.