2 Days Petra Kings Way- Al-Karak Castle Tour
With our 2 days wanderer Jordan tour from Amman to Petra at Jordan Private Tours you will get a chance to discover the ancient city that is carved into sandstone cliffs. You will also able to see the various churches of Madaba, a crusader-era castle and a lot more.
Spend a night in Wadi Musa and get a full day in Petra with the option to explore on your own or by hiring a local guide onsite. Along with that you can also enjoy an afternoon visit to Little Petra, an archaeological site that is off the beaten track. And throughout the trip, enjoy the convenience of traveling by a private and climate controlled vehicle that will make your journey through the desert landscape comfortable.
Highlights of the Trip
• Getting off the beaten track at Little Petra.
• Exploring the Petra Kings Way and Al Karak city.
• Visiting to Al Karak Castle, one of the largest castles in Jordan.
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(Entry Fees & Tour Guide NOT included)
What our tour includes:
• Two days full trip in Petra Kings Way and Al Karak Castle.
• An English speaking driver throughout the trip.
• A modern vehicle such as Sedan car or H1 Van with AC including gas.
• Hotel pick up and drop off.
What all are excluded from our tour:
• Entrance fees
• Local tour guides
• Meals and other expenses unless specified
• Travel Insurance
Additional Information Regarding the Tour
• Get confirmation at the time of booking.
• As there will be some moderate walking during the tour you will need to wear sensible shoes.
• You may need to purchase Jordan Pass before arriving at Jordan when you are spending more than 3 nights in the country as this will waive out visa entry fees and include 41 different sites in Jordan. For more details regarding the pass visit Jordanpass.jo.
Cancelation prior 7 Days of starting the tour is fully refunded, any cancelation within the last 7 days before starting the tour is NOT refunded.
Day 1: Petra through Kings Way - Madaba - Karak Castle
On the first day of the tour we will pick you up from Amman at 8:00 am. And then we will pass through the Kings Way towards Wadi Musa (Petra) stopping at different places on the way. After which we will be visiting St. George church and martyrs church in Madaba City followed by visit to the Karak castle passing through Wadi Al-Mujib which is the second largest castle at the Middle East. After visiting the castle we will be heading towards Petra and spend overnight at the Wadi Musa city.
Day 2: Self- Guided Exploration
On day 2 we will pick you up from your hotel at 7:00 am and head out for a self-guided exploration day in Petra. You will get 9 hours of exploring time within Petra where you can visit the treasury, monastery, the high area of Sacrifice and various other sites in between. Then we will pick you up at 16:00 at your original departure point and drive you back to your hotel.
Petra – The Pink City
Petra, the capital of the Nabataean Arabs is one of the most renowned archaeological sites in the world that is located 240 km south of the capital Amman and 120 km north of the Red Sea town of Aqaba. Petra is also one among the wonders of the world and hence is the most valuable treasure and ultimate tourist spot in Jordan. There is no precise information when Petra was built but it is known that the city began to prosper as the capital of the Nabataean Empire from the 1st century BC that grew rich through trade in frankincense, myrrh, and spices.
Little Petra – Siq Al-Barid
Little Petra is an archaeological site located in the north of Petra and the town of Wadi Musa in the Ma’an Governorate of Jordan. Just like Petra, Little Petra is also a Nabataean site which has buildings carved into the walls of the sandstone canyons. As the name suggests it is a much smaller place that consists of three wide open areas connected by a 450 meter i.e. 1,480 feet canyon. It is a part of the Petra Archaeological Park which can be accessed separately. It is also included in the inscription of Petra as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. As it is free and less crowded, tourists often visit this place in conjunction with Petra.
Al Karak Castle
Al Karak castle is an enormous Crusader castle that appears about 1000 meters above the Dead Sea valley and is a strategic link in the vital communication and protection system of castles that spread from Aqaba to Turkey. Karak was on the trading route between Egypt and Syria during the Biblical times which later the advantages of the location was recognized by the civilizations. Enjoy the sandwiched historical values of the castle.
Madaba City and Churches
The fertile plains of Madaba made it a strategic location for almost 3500 years. Many peoples fought over it during different times and later it became a Nabataean town. The city then became a bishopric and the mosaics during the Byzantine era which made is famous. At present the city is still famous for the mosaics both historical and for its mosaic school, the only one of its kind in the entire Middle East.