12 days in Jordan, Alexandria & Cairo Itinerary

12 days in Jordan, Alexandria & Cairo Itinerary

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12 days in Jordan, Alexandria & Cairo Itinerary

Start: New Delhi, India
+2
Fly + Foot + Bus:  11 h 30 min
1
Amman, Jordan
— 2 nights
Bus:  3 h
2
Petra - Wadi Musa, Jordan
— 2 nights
+4
Bus + Taxi + Bus + Foot + Fly:  7 h
3
Alexandria, Egypt
— 3 nights
Bus:  2 h
4
Cairo, Egypt
— 3 nights
Fly:  10 h 45 min
End: New Delhi, India

2
nights
Amman, Jordan

Amman ©
Jordan's capital city, Amman spreads across 19 hills and includes many distinct districts, each with their own historical and cultural marvels.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sat): delve into the distant past at Roman Amphitheater, steep yourself in history at The Citadel, then look for gifts at Nadia Dajani Jewellery, and finally examine the collection at Royal Automobile Museum.

To see reviews, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Amman travel planner.

New Delhi, India to Amman is an approximately 11.5- hour combination of flight and bus. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from New Delhi to Amman due to the time zone difference. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from New Delhi in June: high temperatures in Amman hover around 36°C and lows are around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Petra - Wadi Musa.

Things to do in Amman

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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The Citadel ©
The Citadel
Roman Amphitheater ©
Roman Amphitheater
Royal Automobile Museum ©
Royal Automobile Museum

2
nights
Petra - Wadi Musa, Jordan

Petra - Wadi Musa ©
Visitors flock to Wadi Musa to witness the rose colored rock-carved temples and tombs of Petra, the famous ancient city and World Heritage Site.
On the 21st (Sun), admire the striking features of The Great Temple, contemplate the long history of Petra, explore the ancient world of Temple of Dushares, then contemplate the long history of Al-Beidha - Little Petra, and finally steep yourself in history at Obelisk Tomb. Keep things going the next day: explore the ancient world of Montreal Crusader Castle, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and then take an in-depth tour of Petra Museum.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Petra - Wadi Musa trip itinerary builder app.

Getting from Amman to Petra - Wadi Musa by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can travel to Alexandria.

Things to do in Petra - Wadi Musa

Historic Sites Museums Spas

Side Trip

Montreal Crusader Castle
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Petra ©
Petra
Al-Beidha - Little Petra ©
Al-Beidha - Little Petra
Montreal Crusader Castle ©
Montreal Crusader Castle

3
nights
Alexandria, Egypt

Alexandria ©
Known for its turbulent and eventful past, the port city of Alexandria retains a historic charm and atmosphere, boasting thousands of years of Egypt's cultural heritage.
Let the collections at Bibliotheca Alexandrina and Alexandria Library capture your imagination. Popular historic sites such as Fort Qaitbey and Pompey's Pillar are in your itinerary. The adventure continues: explore the ancient world of Catacombs of Kom el Shoqafa, stop by CREDO, take an in-depth tour of Alexandria National Museum, and pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Mark's Coptic Orthodox Cathedral.

For more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Alexandria trip planner.

Do a combination of bus and flight from Petra - Wadi Musa to Alexandria in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in June, and nighttime lows around 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can take a bus to Cairo.

Things to do in Alexandria

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Fort Qaitbey ©
Fort Qaitbey
Bibliotheca Alexandrina ©
Bibliotheca Alexandrina
Catacombs of Kom el Shoqafa ©
Catacombs of Kom el Shoqafa

3
nights
Cairo, Egypt

Cairo ©
More than 20 million people call Cairo their home and, as soon as you set foot in the sprawling metropolis, it's evident they make it crowded and chaotic, but also exuberant and charming.
Popular historic sites such as Pyramids of Giza and Great Sphinx are in your itinerary. Get a sense of the local culture at The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities and Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids. There's lots more to do: get a taste of the local shopping with Khan Al-Khalili, make a trip to Mosque of Sultan Al-Ashraf Barsbay, and look for gifts at Nomad Gallery - Zamalek Main Branch.

To find maps, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Cairo driving holiday planner.

Take a bus from Alexandria to Cairo in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Traveling from Alexandria in June, you will find days in Cairo are somewhat warmer (40°C), and nights are about the same (26°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cairo

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Side Trip

Giza
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The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities ©
The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities
Pyramids of Giza ©
Pyramids of Giza
Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids ©
Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids

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