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Do you have a layover, overnight, day trip, or an extended stay in Aqaba and the surrounding area? Why not get out and take in some Aqaba activities? We have 43 tour ideas.


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4WD, ATV & Off-Road Tours

3-Hour 4x4 Safari in Little Petra

Aqaba, Jordan
Duration: 3 hours
Priced From: USD 75.00


Private 4x4 safari in Little Petra exploring the unique scenery.

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Cooking Classes

Private 4 Hour Cooking Class

Aqaba, Jordan
Duration: 4 hours
Priced From: USD 93.75


Join for an unforgettable experience, and help to prepare your own dish and not any dish, an original Jordanian dish. There is no better place for doing that than in an authentic Petra kitchen. Here visitors will enrich their experiences on a nightly cooking class.

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Day Trips

Full-Day Wadi Rum from Aqaba

Aqaba, Jordan
Duration: 8 hours
Priced From: USD 162.00


Wadi Rum is the unique desert of Jordan the Middle East best described Lawrence of Arabia 'Vast and echoing as God made' Red sand dunes with tall sand and Granite Mountains that cannot be described by any words unless you will have the experience. Full day tour of Rum could give this kind of experience with taste of culture and adventure. Where the experience of places and faces met together as you are guided by the people of... Read More

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Day Trips

Full Day Petra Tour by Coach from Aqaba

Aqaba, Jordan
Duration: 8 hours
Priced From: USD 212.50


Book a seat with a group & travel from Aqaba to the UNESCO-listed city of Petra. Discover the rose red city of Petra and its rock-carved ruins on a day trip from Aqaba. Enjoy a stroll or short horseback ride to the Siq gorge for a comprehensive walking tour led by a local guide. Admire Petra highlights such as the Treasury (Al Khazneh), and the Royal Tombs and amphitheater. Make the most of some free time to explore... Read More

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Day Trips

Private 1-Day Tour to Dead Sea from Aqaba

Aqaba, Jordan
Duration: 1 day
Priced From: USD 227.00


Float on super-salty waters, wallow in Dead Sea mud, and discover the lowest place on land on this 1-day private trip to the Dead Sea from Aqaba. Take your pick of the many waterfront resorts, most with pools and spas, and enjoy the Dead Sea at your leisure until you're ready to return.

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Day Trips

Aqaba Shore Excursion: Private Petra and Wadi Rum Tour

Aqaba, Jordan
Duration: Flexible
Priced From: USD 343.75


Private Petra and Wadi Rum tour to discover both Petra and Wadi Rum from Aqaba port in one day. In 10 hours, you will drive by Wadi Rum and through Sharah mountains, walk through the Siq (narrow gorge) to the hidden city, to see the treasury, theater, Royal tombs and Roman street. After lunch you... Read More

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Day Trips

Petra 1 Day Tour from Aqaba Jordan

Aqaba, Jordan
Duration: 10 hours
Priced From: USD 170.00


Take a one day tour to Petra from Aqaba. Tour one of the famous Wonders of the World with a licensed guide. Walk through the Siq to arrive at the famous Treasury, and continue on with your guide to tour all of Petra including lunch at the end of the tour. Don't miss this opportunity to visit one of the most famous sites in the world.

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Hammams & Turkish Baths

Classic Turkish Bath in Petra

Aqaba, Jordan
Duration: 78 minutes
Priced From: USD 87.50


The Turkish hamam, otherwise known as a Turkish bath, is the Middle Eastern variant of a steam bath. During the Ottoman Empire the bath played an important part in Middle Eastern culture.

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Multi-day Tours

3 Nights 4 Days Private Lawrence of Arabia Tour to Petra Wadi Rum and Aqaba

Aqaba, Jordan
Duration: 4 days
Priced From: USD 481.25


Enjoy a four days program where you arrive to the coastal city of Aqaba. You will be accommodated for 1 night in each of Petra, Wadi Rum and Aqaba. Proceed from Aqaba to Petra for a guided walking tour through the most important Archaeological features of Petra, one of the Seven Wonders of the... Read More

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Night Tours

Petra by Night Walking Tour

Aqaba, Jordan
Duration: 4 hours
Priced From: USD 62.50


Petra has a special charm that is amplified at night. This tour starts from the entry gate to Petra passing the Siq where you will walk until you reach the treasury. The whole way will be lite by candles and accompanied with a Rababa that carries you away to the old time.

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Overnight Tours

Wadi Rum Tour from Aqaba with Overnight Bedouin Experience

Aqaba, Jordan
Duration: 2 days
Priced From: USD 168.75


Soak up the spectacular desert wilderness of Wadi Rum on this overnight tour from Aqaba! Head deep into the UNESCO-protected region and marvel at its epic mountains, gorges, valleys and rock carvings on a 4x4 tour. End your day with a Bedouin dinner around the campfire, watch the stars twinkle to... Read More

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Private Full-Day Aqaba Shore Excursion to Petra and Wadi Rum

Aqaba, Jordan
Duration: 10 hours
Priced From: USD 312.50


Book your place in this adventure to visit Jordan's man-made and natural wonders. Start by visiting one of the Seven Wonders of the World, and one of Jordan's most enchanting Archaeological sites Petra, It is a city carved in stone more than 2000 years ago to dominate the trade routes of ancient... Read More

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Private Full-Day Aqaba Shore Excursion to Petra and Little Petra

Aqaba, Jordan
Duration: 8 hours
Priced From: USD 225.00


Join this private shore excursion Aqaba to explore Petra, one of the Seven Wonders of the World, and one of Jordan's most enchanting Archaeological sites. Petra is a city carved in stone more than 2000 years ago and which allowed Jordan to dominate the trade routes of ancient Arabia.... Read More

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Aqaba Shore Excursion: Private Petra Sightseeing Tour

Aqaba, Jordan
Duration: Flexible
Priced From: USD 237.50


Private Petra sightseeing tour is an excellent way to discover Petra from Aqaba port. The full day tour will take you into the Rose Red City. In 10-hours you will drive by Wadi Rum & through Sharah mountains, walk through the Siq (narrow gorge) to the hidden city, to see the treasury,... Read More

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Aqaba Shore Excursion : Wadi Rum Private Tour

Aqaba, Jordan
Duration: Flexible
Priced From: USD 181.25


This private tour is an excellent way to discover Wadi Rum from Aqaba port. The half day tour takes you into 'Valley of the Moon ' in 4 to 6 hours. Follow the footsteps of Lawrence of Arabia in Wadi Rum by riding a camel, then take a Jeep tour to see even more!

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Shore Excursion from Aqaba: Private Petra Sightseeing Tour to the Monastery

Aqaba, Jordan
Duration: 10 hours
Priced From: USD 348.75


Private Petra sightseeing tour is an excellent way to discover Petra from Aqaba port. The full day tour will take you into the Rose Red City. In 10 hours you will drive by Wadi Rum and through Sharah mountains. Walk through the Siq (narrow gorge) to the hidden city, to see the treasury, theatre,... Read More

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Aqaba Shore Excursion: Private 2-day Petra and Wadi Rum Tour

Aqaba, Jordan
Duration: 2 days
Priced From: USD 531.25


Private Petra and Wadi Rum tour to discover both Petra and Wadi Rum from Aqaba port in two days. You will visit Wadi Rum where the 'the Martian' was filmed. Drive through the Sharah mountains, walk through the Siq (narrow gorge) to the hidden city of Petra, to see the treasury, theater, Royal tombs... Read More

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Shore Excursion: Private Aqaba Tour to Petra with Lunch and Drinks

Aqaba, Jordan
Duration: Flexible
Priced From: USD 2995.00


Enjoy your tour to Petra with a private transfer from Aqaba port to Petra and vice-versa. Discover the ancient city with an all-through guide. A professional tour guide will be awaiting for your arrival holding a sign with your name on. You will have a comfortable transfer with... Read More

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Aqaba Shore Excursion: Petra Small Group Guided Sightseeing Tour

Aqaba, Jordan
Duration: 10 hours
Priced From: USD 237.50


Private Petra sightseeing tour is an excellent way to discover Petra from Aqaba port. The full day tour will take you into the Rose Red City. In 10-hours you will drive by Wadi Rum & through Sharah mountains, walk through the Siq (narrow gorge) to the hidden city, to see the treasury,... Read More

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Private Petra Tour from Aqaba City Hotels with Local Petra Guide Included

Aqaba, Jordan
Duration: 10 hours
Priced From: USD 199.00


Private Petra sightseeing tour is an excellent way to discover Petra from Aqaba  city. The full day tour will take you into the Rose Red City. In 10-hours you will drive by Wadi Rum & through Sharah mountains, walk through the Siq (narrow gorge) to the hidden city, to see the treasury,... Read More

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Private Day Trips

Private Full-Day Wadi Rum and Petra Tour from Aqaba

Aqaba, Jordan
Duration: 8 hours
Priced From: USD 293.75


Book your place in this adventure to visit Jordan's natural and man-made wonders. Start by visiting the truly beautiful Wadi Rum also known as the Valley of the Moon, where the movie Lawrence of Arabia was filmed. You will have the chance explore the soaring cliffs and magnificent sandstone by... Read More

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Private Day Trips

Shore Excursion: Dead Sea Private Tour from Aqaba

Aqaba, Jordan
Duration: 9 hours
Priced From: USD 187.50


When your ship pulls into port at Aqaba, let a private vehicle whisk you away for a spa getaway at the Dead Sea. This personalized 9-hour tour is an excellent way to discover the Dead Sea, with about 2 hours of free time at a beach resort to swim, try the mineral mud, and have lunch.

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Private Sightseeing Tours

Wadi Rum Half Day From Aqaba Private Tour

Aqaba, Jordan
Duration: 5 hours
Priced From: USD 131.00


Wadi Rum is the unique desert of Jordan the Middle East best described Lawrence of Arabia 'Vast and echoing as God made' Red sand dunes with tall sand and Granite Mountains that cannot be described by any words unless you will have the experience. A tour of Rum could give this kind of experience with taste of culture and adventure. Where the experience of places and faces met together as you are guided by the people of the... Read More

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Private Sightseeing Tours

Private Tour: Petra Day Trip from Aqaba

Aqaba, Jordan
Duration: 8 hours
Priced From: USD 206.25


Rewind more than 2,000 years in time on this private full-day trip to Petra from Aqaba! Pass by Little Petra the Nabatean's carvan stop before heading to the main city. Travel in an air-conditioned minivan to this UNESCO-listed city and stroll or ride a horse to the Siq, the rock fissure leading to the ancient city. Be overwhelmed by the Treasury (Al-Khazneh) and view the amphitheater and Royal Tombs as your local guide... Read More

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Private Sightseeing Tours

Private Tour: Wadi Rum from Aqaba

Aqaba, Jordan
Duration: 6 hours
Priced From: USD 93.75


Delve into the desert wilderness of Wadi Rum on this private full-day trip from Aqaba! Travel to this magical desert region and join a friendly Bedouin driver for a 4x4 tour of its jagged mountains, canyons and rock towers. Check out ancient rock carvings and pause for photos at beauty spots along the way. Then, visit a Bedouin tent for mint tea before returning to Aqaba. You can also upgrade to enjoy a camel ride. This tour... Read More

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Private Sightseeing Tours

Private Full-Day Tour to Petra and Wadi Rum from Aqaba

Aqaba, Jordan
Duration: Flexible
Priced From: USD 312.50


Visit Petra and Wadi Rum with your own private guide on a full-day tour from Aqaba. Walk through the Siq to visit the Treasury and other monuments. Then ride through the desert, canyons and rock formations of Wadi Rum in a rugged Jeep, stopping to watch the sunset. Includes private guide and... Read More

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Private Transfers

Private Transfer from Aqaba Airport to Aqaba City Hotel

Aqaba, Jordan
Duration: 30 minutes
Priced From: USD 25.00


Travel from Aqaba Airport to Aqaba city Hotel in the comfort of excellent vehicles with our friendly professional drivers. Transfer services are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

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Private Transfers

Private Transfer Aqaba Airport to Arava Border

Aqaba, Jordan
Duration: 30 minutes
Priced From: USD 37.50


Travel from Aqaba Airport to the Arava Border in the comfort of an excellent vehicle with a friendly, professional driver. Transfer services are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

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Private Transfers

Private Transfer: Aqaba Airport to Petra City Hotel

Aqaba, Jordan
Duration: 2 hours
Priced From: USD 81.25


Travel from Aqaba Airport to Petra City hotel in the comfort of an excellent vehicles with a friendly professional drivers. Transfer services are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

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Private Transfers

Private Transfer from Aqaba Airport to Amman Hotel

Aqaba, Jordan
Duration: 4 hours
Priced From: USD 87.50


Travel from Aqaba Airport to Amman Hotel in the comfort of an excellent vehicle with a friendly professional driver. Transfer services are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

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Private Transfers

Private Transfer from Aqaba Airport to Dead Sea Hotel

Aqaba, Jordan
Duration: 3 hours
Priced From: USD 93.75


Travel from Aqaba Airport to Dead Sea Hotel in the comfort of an excellent vehicles with a friendly professional drivers. Transfer services are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

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Private Transfers

Private Transfer Aqaba Airport to Allenby King Hussein Bridge

Aqaba, Jordan
Duration: 4 hours
Priced From: USD 106.25


Travel from Aqaba Airport to Allenby Bridge in the comfort of an excellent vehicles with a friendly professional drivers. Transfer services are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

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Private Transfers

Private Transfer: Aqaba Airport to Sheikh Hussein Border

Aqaba, Jordan
Duration: 6 hours
Priced From: USD 125.00


Travel from Aqaba Airport to Sheikh Hussein border in the comfort of an excellent vehicles with a friendly professional drivers.

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Private Transfers

Private Transfer Aqaba Airport to Queen Alia Airport

Aqaba, Jordan
Duration: 4 hours
Priced From: USD 100.00


Travel from Aqaba Airport to Queen Alia Airport in the comfort of ax excellent vehicles with a friendly professional drivers. Transfer services are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

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Private Transfers

Private Transfer from Wadi Rum to Amman Airport

Aqaba, Jordan
Duration: 4 hours
Priced From: USD 87.50


Travel from Wadi Rum to Queen Alia Airport or Vice Versa in the comfort of an excellent vehicles with a friendly professional drivers. Transfer services are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

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Private Transfers

Private Transfer from Petra City Hotels to Aqaba Airport

Aqaba, Jordan
Duration: 2 hours
Priced From: USD 81.25


Travel from Petra City hotel to Aqaba Airport in the comfort of an excellent vehicles with friendly professional drivers. Transfer services are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

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Private Transfers

Private Transfer from Ma’in hotel to Aqaba Airport

Aqaba, Jordan
Duration: 3 hours 18 minutes
Priced From: USD 93.75


Travel from hotels in Ma'in to Aqaba Airport in the comfort of an excellent vehicles with a friendly professional drivers. Transfer services are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

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Airport & Ground Transfers

Private Transfer from Aqaba Airport to Tala Bay Hotels

Aqaba, Jordan
Duration: 45 minutes
Priced From: USD 31.25


Take the stress out of your travel day by booking this easy and comfortable transfer from Aqaba to any Tala Bay hotel. Just grab your bags and find the driver waiting for you in front of the airport. Then get ready to be whisked off to your hotel in a comfortable car.

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Airport & Ground Transfers

Private Transfer from Aqaba Airport to Wadi Rum

Aqaba, Jordan
Duration: 90 minutes
Priced From: USD 62.50


Travel from Aqaba Airport to Wadi Rum in the comfort of an excellent vehicles with a friendly, professional driver. Transfer services are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

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Airport & Ground Transfers

Private Transfer: Aqaba Airport to Ma’in Hotel

Aqaba, Jordan
Duration: 3 hours 18 minutes
Priced From: USD 93.75


Travel from Aqaba Airport to Ma'in Hotel in the comfort of an excellent vehicles with a friendly professional drivers. Transfer services are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

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Airport & Ground Transfers

Private Transfer: Aqaba Hotel to Aqaba Airport

Aqaba, Jordan
Duration: 30 minutes
Priced From: USD 25.00


Travel from any Aqaba City Hotel to Aqaba Airport in the comfort of our vehicles with an excellent friendly professional drivers. Transfer services are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

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Airport & Ground Transfers

Private Transfer from Aqaba Talabay Hotel to Aqaba Airport

Aqaba, Jordan
Duration: 45 minutes
Priced From: USD 31.25


Travel from Aqaba Talabay Hotel to Aqaba Airport in the comfort of an excellent vehicles with a friendly professional drivers. Transfer services are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

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Airport & Ground Transfers

Private Transfer from Wadi Rum to Aqaba Airport

Aqaba, Jordan
Duration: 75 minutes
Priced From: USD 62.50


Travel from Wadi Rum to Aqaba Airport in the comfort of an excellent vehicles with a friendly professional drivers. Transfer services are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

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