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Siq

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“water channels”(34 reviews)
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The main entrance into Petra is this narrow gorge bordered by cliffs over 300 feet high.
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Petra - Wadi Musa, Jordan
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The best way to experience Siq is to reach there as early as possible (about 8 AM) when there are no crowds. Walking through the Siq is a beautiful experience. The way the treasury opens up (comes in view) on the other side is marvelous!...More

Thank Aswani K
Reviewed 2 days ago

The experience of walking through the Siq to get to the Treasury is magical. The colours of the rocks and the ingenuity of the Nabateans when building their water systems is to amazing to see. I would only say that the fact that there are...More

Thank MariaaInLondon
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The Siq is the canyon walk leading from the Visitor center down to the Treasury in Petra. The hike is a gentle downhill towards the treasury and should take no more than 20 minutes at a normal walking pace. Every turn and curve offers a...More

Thank JNFII
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

An Amazing passage through the terrain. The shape and colour of the rocks is quite something. Definitely better and cheaper to go on foot.

Thank 92Carlos92
Reviewed 6 days ago

Difficult to credit nature can make something so beautiful. And the aqua ducts made by the Nabateans are a work of art.

Thank sekraps
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is the walk you take to get down to the ruins. It's steep in places so wear good shoes and bring water. Some very good pictures to be had on the way.

Thank Perry H
Reviewed 1 week ago

You're spoiled for choice at Petra but make sure you find and admire this splendid site. Get to Petra early to avoid the thousands of visitors.

Thank Primestop
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a way to enter a world heritage site! Winding 2 kms through narrow pathways through overhanging sheer rock faces. Not so great at night though. Beware the horse carriages which race through the passageways with little respect for the walkers.

Thank Rodney Y
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We should go through Siq to reach Al Khazna, so we walked around 1200 meters after we took our tickets. The only thing which was so bad is the RUBBISH of the animals.

Thank Moh A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a wonderful walk between walls of colorful sandstone. Watch out for the galloping horse carriages. Bring your camera!

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holiday-mood4me
14 October 2018|
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Response from PadreNZ | Reviewed this property |
Not at the ticket office, once you get down just beyond it. The carriages are very close to the start of the track and they will take you to the treasury, you can also go further right to the steps to the monastery.
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ReiseProfis
5 February 2017|
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Response from Muriel_and_Lisa | Reviewed this property |
You won't need to be an experienced horse rider because the locals will either walk the horse or ride alongside you. Be careful to very clearly negotiate a price for the ride AND for the tip before you start because some... More
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Cynthia S
29 May 2016|
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Response from Emmaetibrahim | Reviewed this property |
Hello cynthia, sorry but i do no know either whether they have one, but i am sûre the personnel there will be happy to help! Bon voyage!
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