FAQ

Last update 6 February 2024

FAQ

On the Kingsway, you can find an ATM of the Housing bank (location Housing bank on Google maps). It’s a 350 meter hike uphill to the bank.

Yes, there is an ATM from the Arab bank just before you enter the square of the Petra Visitor centre. The withdrawal limit is 500 JOD. 

And another ATM inside the Moevenpick hotel, opposite the entrance of Petra.

In Wadi Musa town are a few ATM’s; Housing bank, Cairo Amman bank, Arab bank.

Yes, there is WiFi in the dining room on the roof of the accommodation.

We don’t offer a lunchbox. We do have a great suggestion for you to collect your own picnic lunch for Petra. There is a lovely bakery close to Beit al Taybeh. It’s called “Sahatain for local bread and pastries”. You can buy fresh taboun and stuffed buns (with potato, spinach or zatar). They open at 6 am in the morning (except in Ramadan).

For sure. We serve a home cooked three-course meal to our guests (and on availability also to outside guests) in the dining room on the roof. Soup for starter. A main dish (with chicken or vegetarian) with salad. And a dessert. 

There are local busses from the Wadi Musa local busstation to At Taybeh. There is no bus schedule so I would suggest to take a taxi.

We recommend Saleh Helalat for your taxi transfers. You can get in touch with Saleh via Whatsapp +962 7 7926 7640. 

One way transfer from Wadi Musa/Petra to Beit al Taybeh Guesthouse or from Beit al Taybeh Guesthouse to Wadi Musa/Petra is 40 JOD.

One way transfer from Wadi Rum to Beit al Taybeh Guesthouse or from Beit al Taybeh Guesthouse to Wadi Rum is 40 JOD.

For other transfer prices you can contact Saleh via Whatsapp.

No, we don’t organise tours to the Wadi Rum desert. But we can recommend a very professional tour company for your full day jeep tour(s) and overnight(s). Wadi Rum Nomads have a charming, cozy and comfortable Bedouin camp. In a beautiful secluded spot in the Wadi Rum protected area.

Fuel stations in Wadi Musa|Petra
There are two tank stations. They are both on the Kings Highway. Jo Petrol Station is the closest to town. It is not advisable to go to this fuel station. Just drive a little further out of town to find Nasrat Fuel station for the better option.

15 km from the Petra Visitor centre you find a fuel station in Rayef, close to Taybeh. It’s also on the Kings Way. You can fill up your rental car at Manaseer Express. You can pay by creditcard.

 

If you have the nationality of a non-restrictive country (see list of restricive and non-restrictive countries) you can get a visa on arrival. So no need to have the visa arranged before you travel to Jordan.

The price for the tourist visa (for one month) is 40 JOD.

If you stay at least 3 nights in Jordan and if you’re going to visit Petra and Wadi Rum Protected area, you can buy the Jordan Pass to have free entry to over 40 sites including Petra and Wadi Rum. More over, the tourist visa fees (normally 40 JOD) are waved. You need to buy your Jordan pass online before you fly to Jordan.

If you enter and leave via Aqaba (by air or land) in most cases you better just pay for the entry tickets and don’t buy the Jordan Pass as you have a free visa arriving and leaving from Aqaba.

If you are planning to visit Petra and Wadi Rum,
if you are staying more that 3 nightsin Jordan and if you are eligable for a visa-on-arrival, the Jordan Pass could be the travel package for you!

The Jordan Pass gives you access to over 40 sites in Jordan, including the Wadi Rum area, Jerash and Petra. You need to choose if you want to visit Petra  for 1, 2 or 3 days. The Jordan pass will cost you 70 JOD (Wanderer), 75 JOD (Explorer) or 80 JOD (Expert)

Moreover it also waves the cost for the tourist visa (normally 40 JOD) if you stay more than 3 nights in Jordan.

You need to buy the Jordan Pass before you fly to Jordan.  Be aware, you need to be eligible for a visa-on- arrival.

If you enter and leave Jordan via Aqaba (either via air or land) you better pay for your separate tickets at the sites as you will have a free visa. (If you are eligable for a visa-on-arrival). So no need to buy the Jordan Pass.

You need toprint your Jordan pass in order to have the QR code easily scanned at the visa office and the sites.

No, no need to show a negative PCR test to enter Jordan. 

No, no need to be vaccinated to visit Jordan.

 

The start of the Back Road hike in Petra is from the parking area in Little Petra. There you can take a 4WD shuttle to avoid (an about 4 km) hike to the start of the steps. The price of the shuttle is 5 JOD pp. 

To get from the Petra visitor centre to Little Petra you can take the free shuttle bus from the Petra parking. Find all (logistic) info about the back road hike on this website.

For a transfer from the Petra parking, where you can leave your rental car) to Little Petra you can send a whatsapp message to Saleh Helalat. He is a taxi driver in Wadi Musa. You can reach him on +962 7 7926 7640.

I have another question!

Is your answer missing in the list above? Do you still have a question about travelling in Jordan or visiting Petra? You can just ask the question via the form on our Contact us page. You will get an answer within 48 hours. (If you have an urgent questions, you can send a Whatsapp message).

I would like to stay in Beit al Taybeh Guesthouse!

Ahlan wa sahlan! We would be more than happy to welcome you to stay with us. Just fill in the form on the booking page and we will get back to you within 24 hours. 

Last update 6 February 2024