We did the Wadi Rum excursion with the Ship. This was really an excellent tour. We loved the environment and had a fantastic ride in the dessert. We visited a bedoeincamp where we received minttea.
About Aqaba (Petra), Jordan
It is the only Jordanian port with direct access to the Red Sea; it remains the trade entrepot to Iraq. Aqaba is also a popular winter and summer seaside resort. Since at least 1000 B.C., a port has existed continuously on the site to handle trade between Palestine and Syria.
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I could have skipper any other stop except this one. I was most important for me to visit this bucket list item, Petra, We took a RCCL excursion. 10 long and truly rewarding hours. Our tour guide was knowledgeable both of the geologic and the cultural history of the area. Petra itself did not disappoint. There was a lot of walking (2.5 miles downhill and then the same uphill) which could have stressed the largely elderly cruisers. There were 35 busloads of 45 individuals. Do the math, all of us were amazed. THis came after an exciting 5 days at sea transiting pirate infested waters
Visited: Apr 22, 2018
Only spent one day in Aqaba
Visited: Oct 31, 2014
Did not do ship shore excursion. Booked a Viator tour that took us down to the Petra "Library" in a golf cart. It is a very long walk on unstable footing.
Visited: Apr 26, 2018
3 of 2 shore excursions in Aqaba (Petra), Jordan.
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