The Petra Visitor Center lies just outside the site of Petra and is your first stop before you head to the gate that leads into the protected area. The center is open daily and you must purchase your tickets for entering Petra from here.

Opening hours

The ancient site of Petra and its Visitor Center are open to visitors on a daily basis from 6am to 6pm during the summer and 6am to 4pm in the winter. The Visitor Center sells tickets, arranges for guides and provides information and help to visitors.


Entry into the site of Petra is only permitted to visitors holding valid tickets. These are available at the Visitor Center and can be purchased on arrival. Prices differ for foreigners and locals and a range of ticket types are available depending on the length of stay and number of visits to be made into Petra.

1.     Fees for the accommodated visitor: Visitor who stays at least one night in Jordan.

Entrance Ticket


One  Day

50 (J.D)

Two  Days

55 (J.D)

Three days

60 (J.D)

2. Fees for non-accommodated visitor: Visitor who is not having over night in Jordan 

Entrance Ticket  (90 JD)


Note: Tickets are available only by cash & Jordanian Dinars(Credit cards are accepted limitedly).

Information about the site

Brochures introducing Petra and its various monuments are available at the Visitor Center in Arabic, English, French, Spanish, German and Italian. Various maps of Petra, including an aerial view map and a physical relief of the area, can also be obtained from the Visitor Center. 


Licensed tour guides can be booked from the Visitor Center to take you through the site. Our guides speak Arabic, English, French, Greek and Italian.

Note: No vehicles or bicycles are allowed beyond the main gate.

- Petra Development and Tourism Authority Website
- Petra 2012 Website
- Jordan Tourism Website
- Visitors Guide
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- Petra Museum
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