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Taba to Petra

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Taba to Petra

Can anyone let me know what the average price is going from Taba to Petra for a day trip and the time it takes is it cheaper to go by ferry etc

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Speaking to people who went to Petra from Taba the cost was about £170 each .They were picked up at 0630 and returned to hotel at 2100.They only got 3 hours at Petra which is the rason i didn't go plus they had long waits at the Jordan border on the way back to the ferry

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We made our own way to Petra last year. We just crossed over into Eilat, took a taxi to the Jordan border and another from there to Petra (the ferries were too complicated for us to work out!).

I think it cost us about 400 dollars for the full day, for 2 adults and a 10 year old. This included all our border fees, entrance fees and transport, plus a 2 hour jeep safari in the Wadi Rum. We found it so much better than following a coach load of tourists about and we enjoyed every minute - especially having some free time for the jeep safari.

We also stopped at El Groucho in Eilat on the way back which is a first rate Argentinian Steak House.

I would have gladly paid more for the whole experience.

Hope this helps


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Of all the organised excursions to do from Taba, Petra is without question the one to do. You will probably not get another chance to see this place, which quite literally takes your breath away. As an independent traveller, without the time restraints of having to get the coach back the same day, a whole week would not be enough to see it all. Last time I went as an organised tour, we had about 6 hours in Petra itself, which included lunch. About half of the time we were not expected to stay in the group and could wander off on our own. Bear in mind the site is vast, but you have plenty of time to see the most famous bits. You will see more impressive structures in the distance, but they are just too far away to get up close to in the time you have, but are close enough to capture on camera. I am back in Taba in September, so may try Spambo's way of organising it all myself, for the jeep safari at Wadi Rum.

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Hi . I did not go myself ,too expensive. But this website has more info and a few video`s on Petra and Taba in general. http://tabasun.co.uk/petra.aspx (cut and paste if link does not work.)

Have a great time in Taba.

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First Choice & Thomsons are charging £155 per person. It doesn't include drinks & border charges.

A full day from 06.00 - 23.00

I know it's expensive, but you will only visit it the once and an experience not to be missed.

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