Petra is Jordan's most famous tourist attraction. A city hewn by the Nabateans into the rose-coloured rock hidden behind the surrounding mountains, the site became famous after reports by the Swiss explorer Johann Ludwig Burckhardt in 1812.
From the Petra Travel Guide
Thanks very much to the owner and his staff for his hospitality. the mussa spring hotel is a little far from the center of wadi musa but the free taxi service can transport you to petra. we come with our 3 childrens and our stay was really good. we recommand this hotel for all and specially for his servicies. ... more
Cannot say anything about this hotel, because even having a booking confirmed when I arrived the property was closed for bussines, so I had to look for another place to stay. ... more
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Getting to Cairo from Petra
I need to figure out the cheapest and quickest way to get from Petra to Cairo. In a perfect world i would be able to fly from Aqaba in the south of Jordan to Cairo. From what I can figure ...
What to visit in Luxor? And a Petra Questions.
Hello everybody! We arrive in Cairo on March 25th and leave April 5th. We only have ten full days to visit Cairo, Luxor and Petra. We're planning to go to Luxor but it looks like I will only ...