Amman to Petra Jordan Via Kings highway.

From: 110 JOD

TRIP DESCRIPTION

-The Price for a car is Up to 4 Persons, Price is per vehicle & not per person.
-The Price of a Van is up to 6 persons, Price is per vehicle & not per person.

The driver will be waiting at your hotel reception at your preferred time we suggest 8:00 Am, driving to Karak castle through the most beautiful car ride in Jordan i.e the kings high way, on the way to the castle you will stop for 10 minutes to take pictures in Wadi-al mujib (Not the hiking place), and you reach Karak Castle about 11 pm for a 2 hours visit.

Karak is the biggest castle in Jordan,many civilizations have passed it and it is also mentioned in the Bible (Tourah) as Kir of Moab, it is 1000 meter high and have the greatest views and a nice museum.

From Karak to Petra you will stop at picture spots like Wadi Hissa And Dana Mountains.

Stopping in Shobak Castle for 30 minutes visit then drive to Petra.

Reaching your hotel in Petra around 5 PM.

Amman to Petra. Kings Highway

-You will receive a confirmation Email after Booking.

-Kindly email us incase of cancellation or change in schedule.

WHAT IS INCLUDED AND WHAT IS NOT!

The Price is inclusive all the following; Driver and car, gasoline & driver personal expenses, taxes & does not include entrance fees to sites which is paid directly at each site entrance office.

Amman to Petra , Via Kings high-way.

This is our preferred schedule , any other departure is okay for us also.

-09:00 Am The Driver will pick you up from your hotel in Amman.

-11:00 Am Visit Karak Castle for two hours.

-01:00 Pm Visit Shobak Castle for 30 minutes.

-05:00 Pm Reach your hotel in Petra or Wadi Musa.

This is a very scenic driving trip along the Kings road where you will see many sightseeing sites such as Wadi Mujib (Not the hiking place), Wadi Hissa and also passing through many local villages.

Do not forget to write the hotel name and time of departure in the check out page.

BOOK IN THREE FAST STEPS ONLY !​

Step 1

Choose the date of your flight from the calendar above

Step 2

Fill in your name, phone and email on the checkout page

Step 3

Check your mail as the reservation is confirmed immediately

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Petra was the impressive capital of the Nabataean kingdom from around the 6th century BC. The kingdom was absorbed into the Roman Empire in AD 106 and the Romans continued to expand the city. An important center for trade and commerce, Petra continued to flourish until a catastrophic earthquake destroyed buildings and crippled vital water management systems around AD 663. After Saladin’s conquest of the Middle East in 1189, Petra was abandoned and the memory of it was lost to the West.

The ruins remained hidden to most of the world until the Swiss explorer Johann Ludwig Burckhardt, disguised as an Arab scholar, infiltrated the Bedouin-occupied city in 1812. Burckhardt’s accounts of his travels inspired other Western explorers and historians to discover the ancient city further. The most famous of these was David Roberts, a Scottish artist who created accurate and detailed illustrations of the city in 1839.

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.

 

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