How many hours do I need in Petra?

While there is certainly enough to occupy yourself for five or more days, two to three days is sufficient to visit all of the highlights in and around the park. One day–or worse yet a morning or afternoon–is likely to bring some disappointment to those who have traveled a great distance.

Can Petra be done in a day?

Petra in one dayDuring this trip I had two nights and one day in Petra and was able to see most of the sights in the valley and also hike up to the Monastery, along with the Petra by Night show. If you have only 1 day in Petra, you can still see quite a bit, but you will want to prioritize where to go and what to see.

How long is the walk to Petra Jordan?

Hiking to the Petra Monastery is not a race- so do it at your own pace. Just plan your timing accordingly (It takes 1-1.5 hours to walk back to the visitor centre from the base of the Petra Monastery hiking trail) and you will be fine. Enjoy!

Is 3 hours enough in Petra?

How long does it take to walk the Siq at Petra?

15-minuteThe Siq (al Siq) is a narrow gorge from about half of the way between Petra visitor center and Petra city, starting from the Bab al-Siq and ending in the Treasury (al Khazneh). It's a spectacular 15-minute (1.5 KM) walk through a red stone mountain that is at places 100s of feet tall.

Can you explore Petra on your own?

While plenty of companies offer organised tours, it's also an easy place to visit independently. Here's everything you need to know when planning a trip to Petra – including how to get there, the closest hotels, best times to visit and even the best places for a drink after a long day exploring.

How long to visit Petra and Wadi Rum?

five to six daysTravelers to Jordan typically plan a trip for five to six days when combining Petra with Amman, Wadi Rum, and the Dead Sea. If you're not interested in those extensions, two to three days are enough for your Petra trip.

How long does it take from Dead Sea to Petra?

It takes about four hours by car to travel the 201 miles (324 km)…

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