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Negev Private Day Tour From Jerusalem
"You will drive south from Jerusalem through the Ella Valley where David fought with Goliath; visit the Bet Guvrin caves and then continue to Tel Be’er Sheva a UNESCO’s World Heritage site. This ancient settlement overlooking the modern capital of the Negev Beersheba has retained the ancient name and functioned as the administrative center for the Judean monarchy during the Iron Age beginning some 2800 years ago. Among the most impressive finds here are the corner stones of an altar and a large-scale water project that served the city during both war and peace. We will continue south to Sde Boker a kibbutz in the central Negev and the home of Israel’s first Prime Minister
From $850.00
 
Ramon Crater Jeep Tour from Mitzpe Ramon
"Start your morning or evening tour from Mitzpe Ramon and head down the road 40 to the depths of the crater. Leave the paved road and climb up on a 4×4 trail to the most amazing observation point at Mt. Gvanim. From that point you will have a pa 360 degrees and see the whole dimension of the crater with its' beautiful colors and shapes. Next continue driving on 4×4 trails to Wadi Zochalim (reptiles valley) and cross the road to wadi Gvanim. You will stop under the shade of the Acacia trees and get to know the desert world of plants and wildlife.Next drive across the crater on the pip visit Beerot campground for refreshment and next we will visit one of the rehabilitated Quarries. You will then be taken back to the highway and drive back to Mitzpe Ramon.""""Enjoy a 2-hour 4x4 jeep tour to Ramon Crater from Mitzpe Ramon. A Machtesh or a crater is a unique geological phenomenon exists only in the Negev desert
From $60.00
 
Private Half Day Tour to Mount Nebo and Madaba With The Archaeological Park From Dead Sea
"You will leave the Dead Sea Hotel to climb up Mount Nebo where Prophet Moses is said to have died. You will enjoy the view of the Holy Land and the Jordan Valley and you will also see more mosaics found inside the church of Mount Nebo. Off to visit Madaba a city known for its mosaics. The most popular and well known is the ancient mosaic map of Jordan and the Holy Land of the 6th century in the Saint George Ortho marked with the points of interest of some historical stories recorded in the Bible. Proceed to the archaeological park just a few minute's walk to the south-east of St George's Church.You will then be returned to your hotel in the Dead Sea.""""Enjoy a private half day tour to tow of the most popular mosaic attraction in Jordan Mount Nebo and Madaba. Start by climbing up to Mount Nebo where Prophet Moses is said to have died. You will have a great view of the charming Jordan Valley and Dead Sea Also the Historical Church And Mousa's Stick shows how old this place is. Off to visit Madaba the city of mosaic its houses the most famous mosaic map of Jordan. Continue on foot to visit the archaeological park where you will see more incredible mosaic title=Highlights&1=Explore+the+local+streets+on+a+walking+tour+of+the+city&2=Free+hotel+pickup+and+drop-off+included&3=Led+by+a+local+guide&4=Private+tour+is+operated+with+just+your+party+and+a+guide%2Fdriver
From $106.00

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Chairs Abound in Petra

there are many wooden chairs lying along Petra, specially at the Bab Al Siq and the Siq Proper and beyond the street of facades for the weary tourists and locals, who can spend a couple of minutes to...
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Limonana

Limonana is a kind of lemonade using fresh lemon juice with lots of blended mint leaves. It can be made like a juice, or blended in a blender as a smoothie or even as a sorbet. Limonana actually...
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Keffiyeh

The Keffiyeh is the iconic Head Scarf worn in Jordan, Palestine and Iraq since the 17th century and is now popular worldwide. being in Petra in Jordan, one must buy this iconic head gear which you can...
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Petra Weather and best times to Visit

It is best to visit Petra in the late winter or Spring (february to April) as spring in Jordan and in Petra in particular is short at 1 1/2 to just 1 month) so that you would not be easily dehydrated...
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Jordanian Dinar (JD)

the Jordanian Dinar is the main Currency of Jordan. The current exhange rate of 1 Jordan Dinar (JD) is pegged at 1.40 US Dollar (US $). The dinar is divided into 10 dirham, 100 qirsh (also called...
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Entrance Fees to Petra

There are different entrance fees to Petra, depending on where you are coming from, the one day visitor pass to Jordan (usually coming from Israel, Syria or Saudi Arabia) will cost JD 90, the 1 day...
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Sleeping in the desert with Bedouins

Hello everybody,My name is Claudia and I just got back from Petra, in Jordan. The site it's awesome and really worth a visit.You can including go from Israel or Egypt because it's easy an close by. I...
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Petra Photography

Petra is quite tricky to shoot, partly because of the crowds, and party because of the harsh, unforgiving sun and heat haze, which tend to result in glare and washed-out colours.Locations and...
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Bring a good tour book !!!!

As you approach the entrance of Petra you will be surrounded by people offering guided tours ... I have nothing against that. I believe that sometimes they actually can tell you some things you can't...
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Petra general background

Petra is a historic and archaeological city famous with its rock cut architecture. It dates back to the 6th century BC as the capital city of the Nabataeans. Now it is a symbol of Jordan as well as...
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A good Jordan tour company - a tour or selfdrive?

For assistance with anything to do with Petra or Jordan I now recommend and advertise the reliability and enthusiasm of Sami and Adeeb at Jordan Inspiration Tours - if youre the go-by-tour person,...
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Petra with Children

Please have in mind the suny-hot SUN of Petra and all Jordan. Inside Petra its definitely a lot of walking and some with rocky parts. I would say to imagine that you are going hiking to get dirty and...
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Petra and a wheel chair / free entrance disabled

Entry: 20 dinar. This is funny: entrance to Petra is free for disabled people, but there is no way they can manage it in a wheel chair! Take care: this is true only for individuals, not with a group....
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Petra Pioneers: your perfect hosts

If just come back from a wondeful trip to Petra with Ahmad from Petra Pioneers http://www.petrapioneers.com . I needed transportation to and from Petra (to Eilat border), hotel, transportation to and...
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Main Street, Petra / Wadi Musa, petra 96, Jordan
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PO Box 216, Petra / Wadi Musa, Jordan
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P.O. Box 214, Petra, Petra / Wadi Musa, Jordan
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P.O. Box 30, Petra gate area, Petra / Wadi Musa, Jordan
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P.O Box 124, Petra / Wadi Musa, 71810, Jordan
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Alanbat Street, P.O. Box 43, Petra / Wadi Musa, 71810, Jordan
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Top Things to Do in Petra

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Treasury - Al Khazneh

The structure now called the 'treasury' is the first part of Petra's city centre which visitors saw. As they finally reached the end of the Siq, itself always in shade, its twists and turns slowly...
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Siq

I was fortunate enough to have lived in Amman for 5 years in the late 70's and my work often took me to Petra where i managed to visit the Nabataean City several times, and back then it was free for...
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Monastery - Al Deir

There is no doubt that the structure now called the 'monastery' is absolutely massive (about 48m/158 feet high) and massively impressive simply by virtue of its size. To give a better impression of...
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High Place of Sacrifice

*****Way of to the summit of the Petra Mountain is a path where the Nabataeans curved out their most sacred open-air Altar where they performed ritual killings of animals as offer to their Gods....
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Royal Tombs

The East Cliff holds an array of impressive tombs known as the 'Royal tombs'. The cliff is on the right, a little after Petra's theatre, and you'll need to climb up to get to the tombs themselves....
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Theatre

Petra's theatre dates from the 1st century AD/CE. The Romans had not taken control at that time although there were strong trading links between the Nabateans and the Roman empire. The tiers of...
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"Petra : the city of the caravans"
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Cristian_Uluru

"Petra: a wonderful town"
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diageva

"A love story with Petra"
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"The Nabataean City"
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"Petra - a highlight of Jordan"
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