8 days in Jordan Itinerary

8 days in Jordan Itinerary

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8 days in Jordan Itinerary

Start: Aqaba
1
Aqaba
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h
2
Petra - Wadi Musa
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Amman
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
4
Jerash
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
End: Aqaba

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Aqaba

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.
To find where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, go to the Aqaba trip planner.

If you are flying in from Slovenia, the closest major aiport is Aqaba King Hussein International Airport. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in January, and nighttime lows around 12°C. You will leave for Petra - Wadi Musa on the 25th (Sat).

Things to do in Aqaba

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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2
nights
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Wadi Bin Hammad, Kerak de Moab Castle and Byzantine Church. Keep things going the next day: explore the ancient world of Petra, delve into the distant past at Byzantine Church, then steep yourself in history at Obelisk Tomb, then contemplate the long history of Al-Beidha - Little Petra, and finally make a trip to The Great Temple.

To find topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, photos, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Petra - Wadi Musa trip site .

Getting from Aqaba to Petra - Wadi Musa by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Amman.

Things to do in Petra - Wadi Musa

Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Madaba, Kerak de Moab Castle, Wadi Bin Hammad
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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes The Citadel, Grand Husseini Mosque and Temple of Hercules. Start off your visit on the 28th (Tue): contemplate the long history of Roman Amphitheater, contemplate the long history of The Citadel, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Grand Husseini Mosque. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to King Abdullah Mosque and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple of Hercules.

To see reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Amman sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Petra - Wadi Musa to Amman takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In January in Amman, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 5°C at night. On the 30th (Thu), you'll travel to Jerash.

Things to do in Amman

Historic Sites
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The Citadel ©
The Citadel
Roman Amphitheater ©
Roman Amphitheater
King Abdullah Mosque ©
King Abdullah Mosque

2
nights
Jerash

Jerash ©
Jerash, is the capital and the largest city of Jerash Governorate, Jordan, with a population of 50,745 as of 2015. On the next day, tour the pleasant surroundings at Ajloun Nature Reserve, then delve into the distant past at Ajloun Castle, and then steep yourself in history at Ajlun Castle (Qala'at ar-Rabad).

To see other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Jerash road trip planning app .

You can drive from Amman to Jerash in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In January, daily temperatures in Jerash can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. On the 1st (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Jerash

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Ajlun
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Jerash Ruins ©
Jerash Ruins
Ajlun Castle (Qala'at ar-Rabad) ©
Ajlun Castle (Qala'at ar-Rabad)
Ajloun Castle
Ajloun Castle

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