Horse riding Trip to Mount Aaron in Petra

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from/per person $280
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  • Groups allowed
  • Pet allowed
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Horse riding Trip to Mount Aaron in Petra

Already seen Petra but want to explore further? Take a 5-hour Horse riding Trip through the ancient city and up Mt Aaron. Leaving early to avoid the main crowds, saddle up on a horse at Petra’s entrance. Follow your guide through the Siq gorge in the morning quiet, and pass the Treasury, Theater, Cardo and more. Then, ride a short way up holy Mt. Aaron, before walking the rest of the way to the top to experience the mountaintop views and shrine to Aaron, Moses’ brother who is reputedly buried here. A boxed lunch, bottled water, and hotel pickup/drop-off are included, however entrance fees are payable at your own expense. Book Now and Enjoy the trip with Real Life Egypt.


  • 5-hour Petra and Mt Aaron horseback ride, led by a local guide
  • Ride a horse past Petra highlights including the Treasury, Theatre and columned Roman Cardo
  • Follow the paths up Mt Aaron by horseback and foot
  • Admire the views and see the shrine to Aaron, Moses’ brother, at the summit
  • Refuel with a tasty boxed lunch and complimentary water
  • Round-trip transportation from your Petra hotel included
  • Entrance fees not included

What You Can Expect

Start your tour with pick up from your Petra hotel, from where your guide will take you straight to Petra to greet your horse. Once you feel comfortable, follow your guide through the Siq, a red-hued gorge that marks the entrance to the ancient city of Petra. Relish the early morning tranquility and lack of crowds, and visit the treasury, famous for featuring in the Indiana Jones films.

Then to carry on through Petra, to see the theater & other ancient monuments, heading west in order to reach the cardo. Canter through a foot bath that takes you to see different monument, and then ascend on foot to the summit of Mt. Aaron, where a shrine to the brother of Moses resides. Horses will not take you all the way to the top, so you have to do some climbing yourself to the top of the mountain. Spend around 40 minutes at the top enjoying the view and exploring the shrine before you head back the same way and enjoy drop-off at your Jordan hotel.



  • (Petra ) hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Local guide
  • Lunch box
  • Bottled water


  • Entrance fees
  • Gratuities (recommended)

Additional info

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
Departure point

Pick up from your hotel

Departure time

6:30 amHotel pickups commence prior to this time


5 hours (approx.)

Return details
Returns to original departure point


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