13 days in Jordan & Egypt Itinerary

13 days in Jordan & Egypt Itinerary

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Amman, Jordan
— 2 nights
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Petra - Wadi Musa, Jordan
— 1 night
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Wadi Rum, Jordan
— 2 nights
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Dahab, Egypt
— 1 night
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Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt
— 1 night
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Hurghada, Egypt
— 2 nights
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Luxor, Egypt
— 2 nights
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Cairo, Egypt
— 1 night

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Amman, Jordan

Amman ©

White City

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 24th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Royal Automobile Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the exciting artwork at Love on a Bike, contemplate the long history of Roman Amphitheater, then explore the ancient world of Umayyad Open Cistern, then delve into the distant past at The Citadel, and finally don't miss a visit to Rainbow Street.

To see where to stay, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Amman trip planner.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Amman is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Gulf Standard Time (GST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a -2 hour difference. When traveling from Dubai in September, plan for little chillier days in Amman, with highs around 36°C, while nights are colder with lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to drive to Petra - Wadi Musa.

Things to do in Amman

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks

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The Citadel ©
The Citadel
Mount Nebo ©
Mount Nebo
Jerash Ruins ©
Jerash Ruins

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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.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Sun): steep yourself in history at Petra.

To see where to stay, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Petra - Wadi Musa trip maker.

Getting from Amman to Petra - Wadi Musa by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Wadi Rum.

Things to do in Petra - Wadi Musa

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Petra ©
Petra

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Wadi Rum, Jordan

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.
On the 28th (Mon), explore the fascinating landscape at Wadi Rum Protected Area. Here are some ideas for day two: take some stellar pictures from Lawrence's House and then take a pleasant ride with Wadi Rum Nature Tours.

To see other places to visit, photos, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Wadi Rum online vacation builder.

You can drive from Petra - Wadi Musa to Wadi Rum in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Dahab.

Things to do in Wadi Rum

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife
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Wadi Rum Protected Area ©
Wadi Rum Protected Area
Wadi Rum Nature Tours ©
Wadi Rum Nature Tours
Lawrence's House ©
Lawrence's House

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Dahab, Egypt

Formerly a remote Bedouin village, Dahab now enjoys the status of a resort town and scuba diving heaven.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Wed): identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

To see more things to do, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Dahab route builder site.

Getting from Wadi Rum to Dahab by combination of taxi, ferry, and bus takes about 7 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Dahab can reach 41°C, while at night they dip to 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) early enough to drive to Sharm El Sheikh.

Things to do in Dahab

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Scuba & Snorkeling

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Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt

City of Peace

An enviable location on the southern end of the Sinai Peninsula and year-round warm weather boost tourism in Sharm El Sheikh and make it one of Egypt's premier travel destinations.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Thu): take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Sharm El Sheikh vacation builder.

You can drive from Dahab to Sharm El Sheikh in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. September in Sharm El Sheikh sees daily highs of 41°C and lows of 32°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) to allow time to travel to Hurghada.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

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Scuba & Snorkeling

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Hurghada, Egypt

Originally a small fishing town on the Red Sea coast, Hurghada developed into Egypt's premier beach destination thanks to its year-round sunny weather and world-class dive sites.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour. On the 3rd (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: head off the coast to Giftun Islands and then take in the waterfront activity at Hurghada Marina.

To find traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Hurghada driving holiday planner.

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Sharm El Sheikh to Hurghada takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or ride a ferry. In October in Hurghada, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) to allow time to take a bus to Luxor.

Things to do in Hurghada

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Parks
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Hurghada Marina ©
Hurghada Marina
Giftun Islands ©
Giftun Islands

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Luxor, Egypt

Luxor ©
A monumental number of archaeological relics from ancient Egypt remain evident in Luxor, the former capital of the New Kingdom.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sun): get answers to all your questions at ACE - Animal Care in Egypt, then explore the ancient world of Temple of Karnak, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Luxor Temple. Keep things going the next day: pause for some photo ops at Temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el Bahari, explore the ancient world of Valley of the Kings, and then don't miss a visit to Deir el-Shelwit Temple.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Luxor using our trip planner.

You can take a bus from Hurghada to Luxor in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. October in Luxor sees daily highs of 41°C and lows of 23°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can travel to Cairo.

Things to do in Luxor

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Temple of Karnak ©
Temple of Karnak
Valley of the Kings ©
Valley of the Kings
ACE - Animal Care in Egypt ©
ACE - Animal Care in Egypt

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Cairo, Egypt

Cairo

City of a Thousand Minarets

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.
On the 6th (Tue), contemplate the waterfront views at Nile River.

To find traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Cairo trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Luxor to Cairo takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a train. While traveling from Luxor, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Cairo, ranging from highs of 35°C to lows of 24°C. You'll have a few hours on the 6th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Cairo

Nature · Parks
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Nile River
Nile River

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