Petra by Plane 1 Day
Sharm el Sheikh to Petra by Air | Trip to Petra from Sharm el Sheikh
Trip from Sharm el Sheikh to Petra by air, you will fly for a day trip from Sharm el Sheikh to Aqaba and take the bus from Aqba to Petra, the famous rose-red rock city in Jordan. walk through the canyon (Siq), the Treasury (Al Khazneh), the Roman Theatre and the Royal Tombs “King Wall”. Enjoy an unforgettable day in these impressive historical sites.
We will pick you up from your hotel in Sharm el Sheikh and drive to the airport by bus. The flight from Sharm el Sheikh to Aqaba takes about an hour. From there we will pick you up in an air conditioned bus for about 2 hours to Petra, where our well trained English speaking tour guide will accompany you during the trip 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 in the mouth of the Siq in the basin is the most famous building in Petra, it‘s designed in the Hellenistic style and it is nearly 40 meters high and 25 m wide, it’s the Khazneh Al-Firaun “The treasure house of Pharaoh” as it was called by the Bedouin, it was in fact one of many rock tombs. It may have 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” 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 Trip from Sharm el Sheikh to Petra we drive back to Aqaba, where you fly back to Sharm el Sheikh, where our bus will pick you up to your hotel.
|Excursion includes||Excursion excludes|
| Flight Sharm / Aqaba / Sharm
Transfers in Sharm and Jordan in air-conditioned buses
Visa for Jordan
Entrance fees in Jordan
English speaking tour guide
|Take with you|
Breakfast box (free of charge from the hotel)
Warm clothes in winter