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Private Petra Walking Tour: Including The Monastery
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Petra - Wadi Musa, Jordan
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

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

Thank Foysal M
Reviewed 6 days ago

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

Thank berrygate7
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We debated on taking the time to get to the monastery. Our guide suggested using a mule on the way up and walking down, which we did and highly recommend. You can't believe what you are seeing.

Thank NYCtravel43206
Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank SueTheClue
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Unbelievably beautiful. The hike over about 850 steps takes about 35-50 minutes. The monastery is best to visit in the afternoon because of te sunlight.

Thank mahlegrand
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

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

Thank paulm2101
Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank Bhavesh N
Reviewed 1 week ago

This monastery turned out to be the highlight of our trip. Make sure to climb the opposing hills to take the best pics.

Thank Martin K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We did this walk the first day we arrived Petra. The trail up to the Monastery itself from the bottom of the hill is around 1.5~1.7km one way. I counted around 814 steps. The trail leads to the bottom of the hill (from the entrance...More

Thank SILW
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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!

Thank gbg47
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ShahNupur
7 October 2016|
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Response from wizzybizzy | Reviewed this property |
No dear,this is not possible,only option is to have a donkey ride.I will suggest to avoid this if you have aged person with you
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AmmarRizvi
10 February 2016|
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Response from So S | Reviewed this property |
How much time do you have? I ran up in about 20 minutes, but it wasn't easy :) ... it all depends on your physical shape - your twins will not walk up there. it's easy to figure it out: if you don't feel tired by the time... More
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UtahPeeps
10 February 2016|
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Response from cwalts | Reviewed this property |
I hate to disagree with Mr BobandSharon but using a donkey is not advisable up or down. It is very hard on the animals and it is not an easy ride because of the steep areas. If you are willing to take the time to go slowly... More
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