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Address: Eilat 88000, Israel
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Desert Eco Tours is a highly regarded specialist tour operator, tour...

Desert Eco Tours is a highly regarded specialist tour operator, tour services include daily Petra excursions, Wadi Rum tours and overnight Jordan tours. The company is originaly known for it's nature tours such as Eilat Jeep tours, hiking, camel and 4x4 tours throughout Israel, Egypt and Jordan. These desert tour operations remain at the soul of the company and give a unique quality to the company's operations. Desert Eco Tours also offers bespoke tours of Israel which are particularly popular with clients from the North American and European markets. Comprehensive tour services begin prior to booking and include the interactive planning of tours, personal guides, a large range of accommodation choices; from luxury to rustic, and a variety of transport options. Desert Eco Tours enjoys a strong internet presence and readily caters for direct, online bookings.

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Fantastic tour of Petra

We went from Eilat to Petra, choosing the one day option. Reading Laura's review below, I believe she was in the same 7 person party as us, last Thursday! As stated many times... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Jarvenpaa, Finland
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We expected too much of our jeep tour to Timna - where we were really too short time! Most of time were used for birds and roads next to Jordan border. Old copper mines or temples with a couple of stones left were not interesting (not even to our teen!), we'd liked to climp steps to arches and rocks to... More 

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London
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16 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We went from Eilat to Petra, choosing the one day option. Reading Laura's review below, I believe she was in the same 7 person party as us, last Thursday! As stated many times by other reviewers, an absolutely seamless transfer to the Jordanian guide, on the other side of the border. The visa and border fees can be paid either... More 

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Montreal, Quebec, Canada
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent one day trip from Eilat to Petra. Seamless transfer to Jordanian guide right at the border which meant two hour drive was full of information and background. Guide was very knowledgeable and made it a truly memorable day. Desert Eco Tours is one of the few that has the guide meet you right at the border rather than at... More 

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New York City, New York
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7 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This company works with a Jordanian counterpart to help operate the tours. They deal with the visa and border for you-- they have a person on hand on both sides of the border to help you cross. They were responsive over email and phone when we had questions regarding the tour prior to booking. They really tried to encourage us... More 

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Melbourne, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An amazing tour. All Americans should ask for Mohammad T as your guide. He met us on the Jordanian side across from Eilat and from the start provided historical, cultural and biblical perspectives. The drive from Eilat to the Petra visitor enter is very pretty. WE stopped and took photos along the way. Petra is an amazing experience that everyone... More 

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Belmont, MA
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our 3-day Jordan tour -- with arrangements made for 7 people, including domestic flights between Tel Aviv and Eilat -- was truly special. Desert EcoTours and their Jordan partner agency (Why Jordan) did an excellent job. The arrangements worked exceptionally well. It is hard to say which was our favorite: the day in Petra, the excursion to Madeba/ Mt Nebo/... More 

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Arlington, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Desert Eco Tours also booked our flights to Eilat and accommodations in Eilat. They greatly facilitated border crossings. Excellent guides, good hotels, great meals. Went to Petra on Day 1; Jerash, Madaba, and Mt. Nebo on Day 2; and Wadi Rum on Day 3.

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Camden, ME
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16 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Everything about our two days was wonderful-- visas, hotels and the guides! The attractions speak for themselves. Wadi Rum especially was totally spectacular. This tour is on a short list of things I am happy I have done before I die. Need I say more!

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erez-DesertEcoTours, Manager at Desert Eco Tours, responded to this review

Woooow... I'm impressed! More 

Atlanta, Georgia
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16 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had an excellent tour from Eilat to Egypt. Felt safe the entire time and the itinerary allowed us to see as much as possible in a short amount of time. We started with a pickup at our airport and transfer to the border. The agent helped us navigate the border process and it was very easy with their help. There... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ellen at Desert Eco Tours helped set up our four person 2-day Petra and Wadi Rum tour (via E-Mail), and she was very professional and supportive throughout the process. We stayed our first night in Aqaba after crossing the border from Eilat. The next day we joined another four travelers and made the 2 hour van-trip to Petra. Ali was... More 

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