Hike from Little Petra to the Monastery

Officially named Siq Al Barid, Little Petra is a former Nabatean settlement located a ten-minute drive north of Petra. Its canyons walls and carved facades explain its colloquial name, and the site itself is worth seeing for a peaceful alternative to the much better known sister site. However, one of the best reasons for visiting is for the hike from Little Petra to the Monastery. An adventure in itself, the hike is a fun way to spend a couple of hours and it also provides…Continue Reading “Hike from Little Petra to the Monastery: The Petra back route”