Travel Blogs from Wadi Musa
The long-awaited day has finally arrived when we visit one of the new Seven Wonders of the World – Petra. Our guide has us practically wetting our pants in anticipation as he walks with us through the narrow canyon, called the Siq, to the final dramatic unveiling of the Treasury, perhaps the greatest existing work of the ancient Nabatean …
After another good night's sleep we head off to Petra again at 8.30am and our plan is to climb the 800 plus steps at the end of the site that lead to the Monastery.
We walk at a fair clip down the Siq and through the town, it is a lot easier early in the day when it is cooler and there are less people about!
The 800 steps are …
Driving out of Amman this morning we go through the new section of the city, passing the Parliament building, the American Embassy, and one of the largest mosques in the country. Our first visit is to Mount Nebo, where Moses ended his exodus from Egypt in sight of the Promised Land which he was not able to visit. The monastery built at the site of …
After our short sleep and a buffet breakfast we head off in the coach towards Wadi Rum.
We drive through Amman towards the Desert Highway which certainly lives up to its name. The landscape on either side is a sandy, grey white moonscape. Very little vegetation and occasional glimpses of Bedouin tents and herds of goats interspersed with …
The xhilaration of seeing Petra the second day almost kept me awake. The fact that the destination became so main stream that all age, nationality and background turists were crowding Wadi Musa for the same purpose did not bother me a bit. I was going to see Petra ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility
TravelPod Member ReviewsBeit Zaman Wadi Musa
The hotel is lovely, but does need some basic maintenance like bath plugs that fit and shower holders tthat work.
The main problem though for us was that the hotel was out of the main area of Wadi Musa and the shops and restaurants.It was a 5RJD taxi drive to teh Petra site.
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