10 days in Jordan Itinerary

10 days in Jordan Itinerary

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10 days in Jordan Itinerary

Start: Amman
1
Amman
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
Petra - Wadi Musa
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Aqaba
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
End: Amman

3
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Amman: Jerash (Jerash Ruins & Ajloun Castle), Madaba (Madaba Mosaic Map, Mount Nebo, & more) and Ajlun Castle (Qala'at ar-Rabad) (in Ajlun). There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at The Citadel, don't miss a visit to King Abdullah Mosque, examine the collection at Royal Automobile Museum, and have fun and explore at Children's Museum.

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Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Amman. In September, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can drive to Petra - Wadi Musa.

Things to do in Amman

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Madaba, Jerash, Ajlun Castle (Qala'at ar-Rabad)
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The Citadel ©
The Citadel
Roman Amphitheater ©
Roman Amphitheater
Jerash Ruins ©
Jerash Ruins

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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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Petra - Wadi Musa: Montreal (in Shoubak) and Dana Nature Reserve (in Dana). Next up on the itinerary: delve into the distant past at Petra, explore the historical opulence of Shobak Castle, contemplate the long history of Al-Beidha - Little Petra, and gain insight at Petra Kitchen.

For ratings, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read our Petra - Wadi Musa online road trip planner .

Getting from Amman to Petra - Wadi Musa by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to go by car to Aqaba.

Things to do in Petra - Wadi Musa

Historic Sites Trails Wildlife

Side Trips

Dana Nature Reserve, Montreal Crusader Castle
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Petra ©
Petra
Al-Beidha - Little Petra ©
Al-Beidha - Little Petra
Dana Nature Reserve ©
Dana Nature Reserve

3
nights
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.
When in Aqaba, make a side trip to see Wadi Rum Protected Area in Wadi Rum, approximately 1h 15 min away. And it doesn't end there: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, view the masterpieces at Arts of Sham Countries Art Gallery, get outside with Berenice Beach Club, and explore the fascinating landscape at Wadi Araba Desert.

To find photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Aqaba trip itinerary maker site .

Drive from Petra - Wadi Musa to Aqaba in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Aqaba can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Aqaba

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trip

Wadi Rum Protected Area
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Wadi Rum Protected Area ©
Wadi Rum Protected Area
Scuba & Snorkeling
Wadi Araba Desert ©
Wadi Araba Desert

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