11 days in Jordan Itinerary

11 days in Jordan Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Amman
— 3 nights
2
Dana
— 1 night
3
Petra - Wadi Musa
— 2 nights
4
Wadi Rum
— 2 nights
5
Aqaba
— 2 nights

3
nights
Amman

Jordan's capital city, Amman spreads across 19 hills and includes many distinct districts, each with their own historical and cultural marvels.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Quseir Amra and Jerash Ruins. Explore hidden gems such as Nature & Wildlife Tours and St. John the Baptist Roman Catholic Church. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Amman: Ajloun Castle (in Jerash), Umm ar-Rasas (in Madaba) and Ajlun Castle (Qala'at ar-Rabad) (in Ajlun). There's lots more to do: have fun and explore at Children's Museum, steep yourself in history at The Citadel, enjoy the sand and surf at O Beach, and delve into the distant past at Qasr al-Kharrana.

To see where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Amman itinerary maker site.

If you are flying in from Germany, the closest major aiports are Amman-Marka International Airport and Queen Alia International Airport. In December, daytime highs in Amman are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to drive to Dana.

Things to do in Amman

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Jerash, Madaba, Quseir Amra, O Beach, Ajlun Castle (Qala'at ar-Rabad)
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Ajloun Castle
Ajloun Castle
Quseir Amra ©
Quseir Amra

1
night
Dana

Dana ©
Dana is a village near the town of Tafilah, in central-western Jordan. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Wed): explore the striking landscape at Wadi Ghuweir and then trek along Dana Nature Reserve.

To see ratings, reviews, maps, and tourist information, use the Dana tour builder app.

Traveling by car from Amman to Dana takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Petra - Wadi Musa.

Things to do in Dana

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife
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Dana Nature Reserve ©
Dana Nature Reserve
Wadi Ghuweir ©
Wadi Ghuweir

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.
On the 26th (Thu), explore the ancient world of Temple of Dushares, admire the landmark architecture of The Great Temple, contemplate the long history of Petra, then steep yourself in history at Obelisk Tomb, then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and finally explore the ancient world of Al-Beidha - Little Petra. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get engrossed in the history at Petra Museum, then explore by horseback at Horse Riding Jordan, and then delve into the distant past at Montreal Crusader Castle.

To find other places to visit, maps, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Petra - Wadi Musa online trip planner.

Getting from Dana to Petra - Wadi Musa by car takes about 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Wadi Rum.

Things to do in Petra - Wadi Musa

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trip

Montreal Crusader Castle
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Temple of Dushares ©
Temple of Dushares
Petra ©
Petra
Obelisk Tomb ©
Obelisk Tomb

2
nights
Wadi Rum

Tourism in Wadi Rum revolves around UNESCO-protected desert scenery and spectacular limestone rock formations following a dry river bed, which in World War I served as the headquarters of a British-inspired Arab revolt against the Ottomans.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sat): see Off-Road Tours and then get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. On your second day here, stroll through Wadi Rum Trail and then explore the fascinating landscape at Wadi Rum Protected Area.

For more things to do, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Wadi Rum itinerary builder.

You can drive from Petra - Wadi Musa to Wadi Rum in 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to drive to Aqaba.

Things to do in Wadi Rum

Outdoors · Tours · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Off-Road Tours
Wadi Rum Protected Area ©
Wadi Rum Protected Area

2
nights
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.
On the 30th (Mon), enjoy the sand and surf at South Beach, then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then take in the exciting artwork at Arts of Sham Countries Art Gallery.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Aqaba day trip website.

Traveling by car from Wadi Rum to Aqaba takes 1.5 hours. December in Aqaba sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 14°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 31st (Tue) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Aqaba

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
City Beach ©
City Beach
South Beach
South Beach

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