I went to the monastery via donkey because we were soo tired looking at petra the 850+ steps just made me tired hearing it. So we got a donkey each for 20 dinar each up, wait and down. Need to tell everyone considering donkey it...More
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Due to a glitch in my employment situation, I had the incredible good fortune to be able to return to Petra over the course of some months more than - ten times and every time discovered something new and breathtakingly wonderful. At least give yourself...More
If you have climbed the stairs to Ad Deir (Monastery) you will not regret it. A wide open space awaits you with great views - on clear days til the Dead Sea - Bedouin hospitality and a stunning building. Along the way up there are...More
This is really a must if you are at Petra for more than a couple of hours - and you really must at least have a whole day here. Okay we cheated and took the mules up , hired via an official guide to try...More
The Monastery is quite a trek away from the Treasury (which in itself is a fair distance away from the site entrance) but the walk is well worth it. Make sure to bring plenty of water (you can also buy from vendors along the way),...More
It is worth the long walk up to it! I think it is nearly 900 steps up but what a fantastic view when you get there!