Petra by Boat 1 Day
Petra from Sharm el Sheikh by Boat | Excursion Sharm el Sheikh Petra
Enjoy the excursion to Petra by Boat for £150 instead of
($240 instead of
Excursion to Petra from Sharm el Sheikh by bus and boat. Petra is the famous rose-red rock city in Jordan. Walking through the canyon (Siq), the Treasury (Al Khazneh), the Roman Theatre and the Royal Tombs “King Wall”. Enjoy an unforgettable day at these impressive historical sites.
You will be picked you up early morning from your hotel in Sharm el Sheikh and travel by bus to Taba Heights sea port. Then you will continue to Aqaba by boat (about 45 min) to Jordan. From there, we will pick you up in an air conditioned bus for about 2 hours to Petra. Our well trained English speaking guide will accompany you on the tour in Petra.
You will walk through the canyon (Siq) about 1 km long, where you will visit the Treasury (Al Khazneh).
Treasury (Al Khazneh)
The treasury which is located at the mouth of the Siq in the basin, is the most famous building in Petra. It‘s designed in the Hellenistic style and is nearly 40 meters high and 25 m wide and is the Khazneh Al-Firaun “The treasure house of Pharaoh” as it was called by the Bedouins. It was in fact one of many rock tombs. It may had been created for the Nabataean King Aretas IV, who ruled in the first century BC.
Was discovered in 1961 and excavated by American archaeologists. Currently an area has been constructed allowing for 5,000 spectators with 33 rows of seats.
Tombs of King Wall
The King Wall contains 13 monumental grave temples together, due to their size and decoration it had been interpreted as the royal tombs. Belonging to them, the “Palace Grave” are the largest structure ever in Petra, the “Corinthian Grave”, the “Soldier’s Grave” and the “Urn Grave”.
You will enjoy a lunch of delicious dishes in a 5-star restaurant close to Petra.
After an unforgettable excursion to Petra from Sharm el Sheikh we return by bus to Aqaba and from there you will go by boat to Taba, where our bus will pick us up back to our hotels in Sharm el Sheikh.
|Excursion includes||Excursion excludes|
|Transfers in Sharm and Jordan in air-conditioned buses
Visa for Jordan
Entrance fees in Jordan
Horse ride in the canyon (Optional)
English speaking tour guide
|Take with you|
Breakfast box (free of charge from the hotel)
Warm clothes in winter