“Magical Petra (Jordan) Overnight” – 1 day Regular Group Tour from Eilat –departs from Tel Aviv:
Overnight in Eilat Hotel, on a bed and breakfast basis (BB)
At 07:35am, Ahalan Olympus representative will collect you from your hotel and take you for the short journey to the Arava border crossing. We will assist you with the crossing procedure, and once on the Jordanian side your Jordanian Tour Guide will be waiting.
An approximate two hour drive will take you to Petra, the amazing Nabatean City. You will be escorted into Petra and through the Siq, and be rewarded with the most astonishing and dramatic monument in Jordan: the Treasury. You will also visit the theatre, the tombs and façades and the colonnaded street.
After some free time to wander leisurely and take pictures, you will be taken for a late lunch before your return to the border. Time permitting there is a short city tour of the port city of Aqaba before entering the border crossing.
Once on the Israeli side of the border our representative will transfer you back to Eilat city for your return flight.
As of the 1st of January 2016 there are new regulations at the Arava Itzak Rabin border crossing into Jordan:
We can prepare the visa at the cost of $60, which is presently cheaper than at the Jordanian Embassy in Tel Aviv:
Please see below for conditions.
Passengers traveling to Jordan via the Arava crossing will be required to have a Jordanian visa : this can be obtained in their own country at the Jordanian embassy or at the Jordanian embassy in Tel Aviv.
If passengers do not have a Jordanian visa but would like to travel to Jordan via the Arava crossing they can still pass the border
visitors staying 2 nights or more will receive free visa at the border
if they depart Jordan unexpectedly in less than 2 nights they will be subject to visa penalty on departure.
ISRAELI PASSPORT HOLDERS must travel on their Israel passport regardless if they have Dual citizenship
payment of border fees
The border fees are now $65 per person/ plus visa or $60 visa fee: this money can be paid in exact amount in cash or by credit card if advised in advance. Credit card payment will have surcharge of $6 per person therefore $131 if paying by credit card.
Rates for tours to Petra are unchanged however cancellation fee of $80 per person will apply if cancelled 48 hours or less prior to departure as the visa is non refundable. other cancellation fees may apply:
Please note typed details should be sent by word document or on an email
Copies, faxes, handwritten and scans will not be accepted:
For 1 day tour we must send 48 hours in advance for 2 days 72 hours,
Please consider we need to send them so must have them ASAP: