There’s no surprise that Petra, Jordan, was voted one of the World’s New 7 Wonders. One trip to this stunning sight, and you’ll understand why!
Probably the most famous attraction in Jordan, Petra is visited by millions of tourists yearly. There are various unique tours that catering to tourists, including walking tours, horse tours, donkey tours, and even camel tours. There’s no lack of souvenirs to buy, and hearing the theme song to the Indiana Jones movie can be heard from just about any canyon during the hike.
Though the famous Treasury is what most people think of, there are actually many other sights to see as well. The Monastery, at the top of your hike is as equally stunning as the Treasury, with a view to die for! The Royal Tombs, cliffs, and rock staircase are also must sees while you are there.
If you chose to hike the entire path up to the top, be prepared to spend the entire day inside the attraction. If you are crazy like me and decide to make the trip during the dead heat of the summer, here are some important tips: