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Weekend Trip to Petra - In2Jordan

You would like to see some of the best the world has to offer, but you only have a weekend, or maybe a midweek break? This Weekend Trip to Petra is the perfect choice to explore this fantastic UNESCO World Heritage site. Visit the landmarks of this ancient city and experience its magical atmosphere!

The Monastery in Petra

The Monastery in Petra, picture by Tent Kanemaki

Itinerary at a Glance

  1. Welcome to Petra! (Amman – Petra)
  2. Visit the eighth wonder of the world (Petra)
  3. See You Soon! (Petra – Amman)

Travel services


  • Private transfer with English speaking driver and air conditioning in the vehicle
  • Overnight in 3 * / 4 * hotels for 2 nights
  • Dinner with a local family in Petra
  • Personal expenses and insurance
  • Tickets and Jordan Visa (www.jordanpass.jo)
  • Flights

Optional (if time allows):

  • Petra backdoor hike with local guide (including pickup and return)

Itinerary in detail

Day 1 – Welcome to Petra!

VIsit to UNESCO world heritage Petra during this cycling trip

Welcome to Jordan! Are you ready to stroll along the mysterious rocks and ruins of of Petra?
Your driver will meet you at the airport or border and drive you directly to Petra. Once you checked into your hotel, it’s time for a first taste of adventure! If you have enough energy, stay for sunset in the Theater.

  • Overnight in Petra

Day 2 – Visit the eighth wonder of the world

Al Siq with a peak view onto the iconic Treasury, Petra, Jordan

Al Siq with a peak view onto the iconic Treasury, Petra, Jordan

A day you will remember for a years to come… today you will marvel at the wonders of Petra, a UNESCO World Heritage site. This is a magical place. Follow the footsteps of Indiana Jones and visit the  Treasury and the Royal Tombs.
You will have a chance to explore the enormous area. There’s lots of chances to climb up the rocky mountains. You can go to the viewpoint to have a spectacular look down onto the Treasury – most beautiful in the morning as the upcoming sun illuminates it. Or hike to the High Place of Sacrifice and take the trail down to the Garden Temple Complex.

But this is not all. In the evening, a family from Petra is ready to host you for a traditional meal. Eat like a local and make new friends!

  • Overnight in Petra
  • Meals: breakfast, dinner

Day 3: See You Soon!

The Monastery, Petra, Jordan. This is the first view of the Monastery approaching it from the backway.

If time allows, there’s one last adventure waiting for you. A local Bedouin guide takes you on a beautiful hiking trail that leads you through Petra’s back door to the Monastery, the largest of Petra’s monuments with its huge and beautifully carved doorways.
Then it is time to go home. Although it was a short trip, you had the unique chance to visit one of the oldest towns in the world! Undoubtedly you have collected memorable moments that will stay with you forever. If want more of Petra, or more of this fascinating country, be sure that it is always ready to welcome you back!
Your driver will pick you up and bring you back to the border or the airport in time for your flight. Have a safe journey back home!

Collonaded street in Petra

In addition, in June 2020, shortly after the lockdown in Jordan, two of us went to Petra and Little Petra to make two informative videos about these special tourist attractions. Check out our YouTube channel! It’s a nice way to get familiar with these marvellous places directly from your living room, before coming here in person.  And you can let us know if you have questions in the comments section!



Our individual trips are customizable and can start at any time. Meet the team that creates your weekend Trip to Petra!

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