Petra lies on the slope of Mount Hor in a basin among mountains which form the eastern flank of Wadi Araba, a large valley running from the Dead Sea to the Gulf of Aqaba.
The weather of Petra is pleasant and temperatures in the summer are hot and dry with cool, breezy evenings.
The spectacular city of Petra, carved from the red stone of the mountains, is truly remarkable. The vast city was built by the ancient Nabataeans and is often referred to as the eighth wonder of the world.
This fantastic landscape is believed to be around 4000 years old, the red hued monoliths are a popular tourist attraction.
The Dead Sea
The Dead Sea is one of the most fascinating places on earth, boasting an extraordinary combination of natural geography, history, archaeology and luxurious pampering options that together add up to an unforgettable holiday.
4 hrs 40 mins