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ONE DAY TOUR FROM EILAT TO PETRA
Petra, one of the world's most famous tourist attractions and one of the seven ancient wonders of the world, is located in southern Jordan. The Nabataeans created this amazing city around 100 BC. Petra's tombs and temples are carved out of rock. Above ground level, Petra looks like a massive sandstone rock with very little vegetation. Petra is an awesome place to visit in winter. In summer temperatures can easily reach 40 degrees Celsius (104 degrees Fahrenheit). It is also very crowded in summer as well.
Petra was known as "The Rose City" because it was carved into rose-colored rock. It is called "rose" because when the sun's rays shine on this red sandstone, it looks like a rose in full bloom. This is what Petra means in Arabic: "The Rose City". Petra was also called by the Arabs "Sela" which meant stone or rock.
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Petra & Wadi Rum
Petra and Wadi Rum are the 2 main tourist attractions in Jordan and this full-day trip (at least 12 hours) offers you the opportunity to see both of them.
Your English speaking driver will meet you at the Jordanian side of the Eilat/Wadi Araba border crossing or your hotel in Aqaba and transfer you by air-conditioned vehicle for about 1 hour to the beautiful desert valley of Wadi Rum, made famous by T E Lawrence.