Africa & the Middle East Forums

Start a new topic Change Forum
Advanced search

Eilat - Petra and the Dead Sea

Jump to last reply

We will be visiting Eilat this August. We have planned to cross into Jordan to visit Petra. After two nights in Petra we were going to head back to Eilat, rent a car then drive to the Dead Sea.
Is there a good option for doing this from the Jordan side? We are a family of six and so would need a big car.
It seems that leaving Petra and heading directly to the Dead Sea without going back to Eilat for a car rental would be a good idea but I don't know how we'd manage transportation and border crossing. Where would we cross back over to Israel near the Dead Sea. I haven't looked into this new idea at all so any help would be appreciated.
Thanks!

11 Replies |Back to top

| Add a Reply

Sign in to comment.

Recent Activity

View all Africa & the Middle East activity »
  1. 1 What is the must do bucketlist on everyone for Kenya in 2015?How safe?
  2. 2 Pilanesberg or Kruger? Please comment on my itinerary!
  3. 3 Morocco floods - areas affected
  4. 4 Good reads
  5. 5 Need suggestions for solo trip (2-3 weeks, next May)
  6. 6 Where to spend extra night; Merzouga or Skoura?
  7. 7 South Africa in February?
  8. 8 Morocco Advice
  9. 9 Dubai and where else for one week?
  10. 10 Trip Report Kenya Multi-Day Safari Trip Report
  11. 11 Gate1 discovery tours to Israel
  12. 12 tanzania serengeti northern circuit self drive
  13. 13 Trip Report 3-week tour at Egypt
  14. 14 Trip Report Advice For Morocco Desert Tours and camel trekking For 4 Night
  15. 15 Trip Report Beirut
  16. 16 Travel Agent in DC: Seeking Reviews
  17. 17 Wild Dogs (Lycaon pictus) seen in Samburu Kenya
  18. 18 Need advice on which camera lenses for safari
  19. 19 What company for gorilla trekking?
  20. 20 Trip Report Mashatu, Kgalagadi to Caprivi and a Moremi mobile with Masson Safaris
  21. 21 5/6 day trip in Morocco. Tips for itinerary and mode of travel
  22. 22 Good travel company to book an 8 day trip to Egypt
  23. 23 Guide for Serengeti Wildebeest Migration Jan 2015
  24. 24 I'm going on safari for free!
  25. 25 Trip Report SOUTH AFRICA WESTERN CAPE TRIP REPORT: SEPT/OCT 2013
View next 25 » Back to the top