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3-Hour 4x4 Safari in Little Petra

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    What to Expect
    Leave your Petra (Wadi Musa) hotel or camp in the afternoon, and travel northward by air-conditioned 4x4.

    After soaking in magnificent panoramas over the main Petra site from a viewpoint, drive on to Al Wu'ayra, a crumbled Crusader fort built by King Baldwin I during the 1100s.

    Then, pass through a Bedouin village as you continue into Little Petra, an age-old valley and area dotted with rock-cut buildings hewn by the ancient Nabataeans.

    Head off-road to see a Neolithic village dating from between 7,200 and 6,500 BC; one of the world’s oldest discovered settlements. Then, continue to Beir Al-Aris, a well-preserved Nabataean cistern. Composed of rock chambers and staircases, the cistern served as a well and is still used by locals for irrigation.

    Next, head through the Siq Al-Barid, the narrow canyon that opens to many of Little Petra’s monuments. See the carved porticos and caves used as caravan stations and dining spots by long-ago traders, and view the 1st-century ceiling frescoes in one of the caverns.

    Finally, visit a vantage point to experience awe-inspiring sunset views over Little Petra, admiring the scenery over a campfire-brewed tea and snacks. Your trip then finishes back at the original departure point.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Hotels and camps in Wadi Musa (Petra)
    Departure Time
    pm - please contact the local operator
    Duration
    3h
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • Pick-up and drop-off at hotel or camp in Petra
    • 3 hour 4x4 tour with professional driver
    • Tea and light snack
    Exclusions
    • Gratuities
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Casual attire with comfortable walking shoes
    • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Popular mentions
    One of the most interesting monuments of the ancient city of the Nabataeans in Petra, Jordan. In order to be able to say I visited Petra, you must go to the Monastery. It was a huge facade carved in the sandstone mountains.
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    My husband & I recently did a 8D7N private tour with Jordan Inspiration Tours. I started researching which company to go with and after a few emails back & forth it was clear that Tammy from JIT was my choice. Not only was she efficient & polite, but gave many different
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    The guide that our tour company had booked wouldn't do the times we wanted and so our driver tried to find us another guide at short notice. He found Dr Sami Al-Hasanat, lecturer in all things Petra at Al-Hussein Bin Talal University. He was just terrific. He grew up herding
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    Response from Unique_Travel_Seeker, Front Office Manager at 3-Hour 4x4 Safari in Little Petra
    Responded 28 Nov 2017
    Dear MisterPicky, Greetings from Jordan Inspiration Tours. Thank you very much for your review. We are very pleased that we was able to help you! With JIT, no request is too small or too big for us to arrange and we offer you almost endless flexibility. After-all, this is your holiday and we customize it to fit your needs and interests! Thank you again for such a kind review, and we hope you can come back to visit Jordan again! Kind regards, JIT TEAM
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