5 days in Jordan Itinerary

5 days in Jordan Itinerary

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5 days in Jordan Itinerary

Start: Dubai
Fly:  7​h 15​min
1
Aqaba
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
2
Petra - Wadi Musa
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
3
Amman
— 2 nights
+2
bus + foot + Fly:  7​h 15​min
End: Dubai

1
night
Aqaba

Jordan's only coastal and port city, Aqaba offers a wide range of water-related activities offshore to accompany its mix of historic buildings back on land.
For where to stay and more tourist information, go to the Aqaba trip tool .

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Aqaba is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Dubai to Aqaba. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Dubai in August since evenings lows in Aqaba dip to 33°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Petra - Wadi Musa.

Things to do in Aqaba

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Wadi Araba Desert ©
Wadi Araba Desert
South Beach ©
South Beach

1
night
Petra - Wadi Musa

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.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Fri): delve into the distant past at Petra, admire the striking features of The Great Temple, get engrossed in the history at Petra Museum, then delve into the distant past at Temple of Dushares, then delve into the distant past at Al-Beidha - Little Petra, and finally explore the ancient world of Byzantine Church.

To find maps, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read our Petra - Wadi Musa trip maker .

You can drive from Aqaba to Petra - Wadi Musa in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Amman.

Things to do in Petra - Wadi Musa

Historic Sites Museums
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Petra ©
Petra
Al-Beidha - Little Petra ©
Al-Beidha - Little Petra
Byzantine Church ©
Byzantine Church

2
nights
Amman

Amman ©
Jordan's capital city, Amman spreads across 19 hills and includes many distinct districts, each with their own historical and cultural marvels.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Sat): explore the ancient world of Jerash Ruins, then wander the streets of Jabal Al Lweibdeh, then explore the ancient world of The Citadel, and finally delve into the distant past at Roman Amphitheater. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Sun): see the interesting displays at The Jordan Museum, see the interesting displays at Royal Automobile Museum, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Nebo.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Amman vacation builder tool .

Getting from Petra - Wadi Musa to Amman by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus. August in Amman sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Amman

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Mount Nebo, Jerash Ruins
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Jerash Ruins ©
Jerash Ruins
The Citadel ©
The Citadel
Roman Amphitheater ©
Roman Amphitheater

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