Petra’s High Place of Sacrifice

The High Place of Sacrifice is built on top of the Jebel Madbah, and takes about 45 minutes to reach from the Theatre in Petra. The views from the top are superb. The obelisks are 6m high, and are actually carved out of a rick face. The site is dedicated to the Nabataean gods of Dushara and Al ‘Uzza and it is here that they sacrificed animals. There are even drains to channel the blood of the animals where it was collected and drunk at the alter, which were also cut out of the sandstone. The walk is steep, and not advised for those with any element of vertigo. We suggest combining a visit to the High Place of Sacrifice with a walk through Wadi Farasa and other elements of Hidden Petra.

Itineraries

Slow Jordan

Amman - Petra - Dead Sea  

This journey to Jordan is perfect for those who like to enjoy their travel slowly. Slow Jordan is a privately-chauffered suggested tour that does precisely that, gently meandering around the cultural delights of this magical destination. You spend three or four nights in many places rather than two, so you have more time to sit …

11 days from £2015 p. p.

Grand Tour of Jordan

Amman - Dana - Feynan - Aqaba - Wadi Rum - Petra - Dead Sea  

This comprehensive privately-chauffered tour of Jordan takes you from tip-to-toe. If you are only planning on visiting Jordan once, then we suggest you give this magical destination two weeks to reveal its secrets.

15 days from £2815 p. p.

Walking Holiday in Jordan

Amman - Dana - Feynan - Petra - Wadi Rum - Dead Sea  

This private walking holiday to Jordan is designed for those who like to get out-and-about and see the country on two feet. We have designed a series of day-walks which allow you to see all the highlights, but also marvel at the natural beauty of Jordan's stunning landscapes.

12 days from £3135 p. p.

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