Petra: 2 days or 3 days?


Dec 16th, 2013, 01:18 AM
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Petra: 2 days or 3 days?

I am planning a trip to Jordan, I would like to know how many days would be good enough for Petra? I am into photography, so I could always do with extra time, but is 3 days an overkill?
What are the things I could do in 3 days? Any hikes in and around? And I would be spending 2-3 more days in Wadi Rum too.
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Dec 16th, 2013, 06:07 AM
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Are you asking about three nights/two days vs. four nights/three days? I had two full days (i.e. three nights) at Petra and had no trouble filling the time (see ). If I had had a third full day I would have gone to Little Petra. Don't forget about Petra by Night - it doesn't happen every night.

There is much more to see than just the Treasury, but you do have to do some walking to get there. (Well, I suppose you could ride a donkey if you had to.) The High Place of Sacrifice and the Monastery, for instance.
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Dec 17th, 2013, 08:33 PM
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thursdaysd, those were some brilliant pictures!!
I am planning for 3 days(4 nights). Thanks for the Petra by night tip, I think I';ll stay for 3 complete days.
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