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Travel Guide of Aqaba in Jordan by Influencers and Travelers

Aqaba is the only coastal city in Jordan and the largest and most populous city on the Gulf of Aqaba. Situated in southernmost Jordan, Aqaba is the administrative centre of the Aqaba Governorate.

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1 - Wadi Rum Protected Area

   39 km away
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2 - Wadi Rum

   40 km away
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3 - Shore Excursions in Eilat

   6 km away

Eilat Mountains 3 hours sunset jeep tour. This route will acquaint you with stunningly beautiful views of the Eilat desert. The excursion passes through the river bed of Solomon, climbs the Yoash mountain to surprise us with a view of the Eilat Bay and the four borders of Jordan, Israel, Egypt and Saudi Arabia .. And also a small rest stop near bonfire, you can try Bedouin flatbreads on fire with local cheese and herbal tea.

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4 - Safaris in Aqaba

Let us give you the ultimate desert experience. We will show you all the highlights of Wadi Rum. During the tour we cook a traditional lunch on the fire, and we end the tour at the best sunset viewpoint. After the tour we go to the camp where you enjoy a traditional Bedouin dinner in the Main tent. In the night we can turn on some music, dance, play games, talk, smoke shisha or just relax. You sleep in the panoramic tent, with one side of glass. You can stargaze and see the sunrise from your bed! The jeep tour starts at 10:00 and ends at sunset. We visit: - Lawrence spring - Khazali Canyon - Red sand dune - Little bridge - Um Fruth Rock Bridge - Abu khashaba canyon - Lawrence house - White desert - Mushroom rock - Burdah rock bridge At each stop you get the time to explore the sight and interact with locals. Some sights have tents with little shops and free tea. If you have an interest in hiking, climbing, camel rides or sandboarding, please ask us for the options.

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5 - Archaeology Tours in Eilat

   6 km away

A magical two day tour in Petra and Wadi Rum. Choose any date and enjoy a beautiful tour to the highlights of Jordan, with pro guides. Pickup/drop off from Eilat. Daily Departures PLEASE NOTE As border operating hours are currently reduced, the itinerary of the tour will be slightly changed. Petra will be visited on Day 1 (2h30′ guided tour + 2h30′ free time) followed by an overnight in Wadi Rum, and Wadi Rum jeep safari on Day 2.

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6 - Scuba Diving in Aqaba

Enchant your tour to Jordan , Explore the hidden wrecks of red sea and document your moments with the aquatic life .Wither you are an experienced diver looking to expand your dive log or a first-timer, we will do our best to provide you with an unforgettable experience. Don’t hesitate and book your diving adventure with us . There are available dive sites for beginners max depth ( 9 m) or certified divers max depth ( 25m ) , This to be discussed a day before your booking date to offer you the best dives site that suits your demand !

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7 - Snorkeling in Aqaba

Participants will be picked up from their hotels or hostels by Aqabawi staff . Participants will arrive to the south beach and get a quick brief of information about the best practices during Snorkeling. Participants will get their gear ready to enter the water with a Snorkeling guide. Participants will take a snorkeling tour for 2-3 hours observing the beautiful colorful corals and red sea marine life with an underwater photography. Participants will have a traditional meal cooked at the beach with an Arabian herbs tea. Participants will be taken back to their hotels.

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Aqaba is a city in southwestern Jordan, on the Gulf of Aqaba. Aqaba is Jordan's only coastal city. It is the largest city in the Aqaba Governorate.

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