Golf car in Petra

Golf car in Petra: the most comfortable way to discover the Pink City

The peculiar layout of Petra, carved in rocky gorges more than 2,000 years ago, makes moving through it also a special issue, to be taken into account. And among the different possibilities are the golf cars: in Petra They are available from the door of the enclosure. Here we tell you more details about this friendly and comfortable experience.

What does this activity consist of?

Use a golf car in Petra It has a clear meaning: to speed up the movement that goes from the door of the enclosure to the Treasury, which is the most famous monument of this destination. Between both points they measure about 2 kilometers, which is a considerable distance for travelers who are not in good physical condition.

But use a golf car in Petra It can also be a good idea for those who do not have too much time for the visit. In this way, getting to the Treasury will be a brief and beautiful procedure, as it can save up to two hours of walking on foot.

In any case, when you arrive at the Treasury three different options open: continue with the golf car through other places of the archaeological site, continue on foot for a free visit or return to the entrance door with the same vehicle.

If you only opt for the trip to the Treasury, the visitor will discover the rocky canyon called Siq, where the first interesting elements of Petra are located: the blocks of Djinn or blocks of God, the Tomb of the Obelisks and the channel carved into the rock, where the Nabataeans supplied water to their city. And already in the Treasury, the imposing monumental structure, built to preserve the tomb of King Aretas III in the first century BC, will leave the entourage speechless.

If, on the other hand, you decide to continue, you can also reach other places in Petra, provided that the terrain allows you to travel by golf car: the Facade Street, the Theater, the Colonnaded Street …

Where you get a golf car in Petra

Golf carts are available to visitors at the very gate of the enclosure, located in the town of Wadi Musa, next to the visitor reception center. However, the availability of these vehicles is limited, so it is recommended to book in advance to ensure that this service will be available upon arrival.

What's included and more details

As we said, the golf car service in Petra can include three types of service:

  • One-way trip to the Treasury
  • Round trip to the Treasury
  • One-way trip to the Treasury, continuation through the rest of the archaeological site and return to the entrance door

The capacity of golf cars in Petra varies, as there are different models. But usually, the service can be booked for up to 5 passengers per vehicle. The minimum age to enjoy this experience is usually 12 years.

Depending on the needs of each group, other additional services can be added, such as hotel pick-up or a bottle of water for the road. It is also possible to select a guide in Spanish, who will explain the places of interest during the journey.

The most common is to book a golf car in Petra Only for the outward or for the round trip, which means a service of approximately an hour and a half. However, if you have any other specific needs or wish to extend the service, you can contact Jordania Exclusiva to arrange any other details.



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