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can petra be visited within 12 hours?

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can petra be visited within 12 hours?

I have a layover in Amman for almost 12 hours before my plane leaves for the US...can petra be visited within that timeframe without missing my flight?

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1. Re: can petra be visited within 12 hours?

If you can arrange car with driver! Pickup and directly drive you to PETRA! It'll need 210 Minutes to reach the gates of Petra!!!

Let's say that you can do the following!!!

4 hours to reach PETRA as max

4 hours touring Petra also max

Another 4 hours back to the airport as max also

Depending on this above details!!! I think yes you can do it

But!!! Careful in order to do the above trip! You must arrive to the airport in th early morning

Enjoy

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2. Re: can petra be visited within 12 hours?

Dependent on your plane arrival and departure time this may be a little tight. If you decide not to risk it - consider going to Jerash instead. Much nearer to Amman an amazing Roman site.

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3. Re: can petra be visited within 12 hours?

thankyou for the information....I will probally change my flight so I will have time to see Petra or skip my flight from Syria to Amman...and just go directly to Amman a couple days early before my scheduled flight there. I really should not miss seeing Petra...thanks alot:)

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4. Re: can petra be visited within 12 hours?

honestly, i do not think so. I spent 3 full days inside the site, starting as early as 6am, walking through the siq and leaving after 5pm, while dark and I still think i didnt see much. it is a fantastic place, you can spend an entire week there!!!

however if you do not have enough time, at least you can see the treasury and probably the monastery.

i hope this helps.

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