15 days in India & Jordan Itinerary

15 days in India & Jordan Itinerary

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15 days in India & Jordan Itinerary

Start: Chennai, India
1
Chennai, India
— 1 night
Fly + taxi:  4​h
2
Ooty (Udhagamandalam), India
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Coimbatore, India
— 2 nights
Fly:  10​h 15​min
4
Madaba, Jordan
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Jerash, Jordan
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
6
Dana, Jordan
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
7
Petra - Wadi Musa, Jordan
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
8
Wadi Rum, Jordan
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly:  15​h
End: Chennai, India


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1
night
Chennai, India

Chennai ©
Chennai, a city hailed for its vibrant atmosphere and historic attractions, remains one of the most visited places in India.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Besant Nagar Beach, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kapaleeshwarar Temple, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Marina Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Jain Temple, then admire the natural beauty at The Theosophical Society, and then pause for some serene contemplation at San Thome Church.

To find ratings, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Chennai online holiday planner .

If you are flying in from India, the closest major airport is Chennai International Airport. July in Chennai sees daily highs of 42°C and lows of 30°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Ooty (Udhagamandalam).

Things to do in Chennai

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Marina Beach ©
Marina Beach
Besant Nagar Beach ©
Besant Nagar Beach
Kapaleeshwarar Temple ©
Kapaleeshwarar Temple

2
nights
Ooty (Udhagamandalam), India

Ooty (Udhagamandalam) ©
Tea gardens and eucalyptus trees scent the air of the fields surrounding Ooty, a popular summer tourism destination up in the hills.
On the 3rd (Wed), take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Gardens, then take in the awesome beauty at Doddabetta Peak, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Ooty Lake. On the 4th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: appreciate the views at Mukurthi Dam, identify plant and animal life at MacIvor's Bund, and then explore the activities along Pykara Lake.

For maps, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Ooty (Udhagamandalam) trip planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Chennai to Ooty (Udhagamandalam) takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Chennai in July, with highs in Ooty (Udhagamandalam) at 30°C and lows at 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to drive to Coimbatore.

Things to do in Ooty (Udhagamandalam)

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Doddabetta Peak ©
Doddabetta Peak
Mukurthi Dam ©
Mukurthi Dam
Pykara Lake ©
Pykara Lake

2
nights
Coimbatore, India

Coimbatore ©
Known throughout the country as a major industrial city, Coimbatore possesses a welcoming atmosphere and a growing cosmopolitanism.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Fri): get outside with Triumph Expeditions and then delve into the lush surroundings at Topslip. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Velliangiri Mountains and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Dhyanalinga Temple.

For other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Coimbatore trip maker site .

You can drive from Ooty (Udhagamandalam) to Coimbatore in 3 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Ooty (Udhagamandalam) in July: highs in Coimbatore hover around 37°C, while lows dip to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Madaba.

Things to do in Coimbatore

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Topslip ©
Topslip
Triumph Expeditions ©
Triumph Expeditions
Velliangiri Mountains ©
Velliangiri Mountains

1
day
Madaba, Jordan

Madaba ©
A trip to Madaba will delight most history enthusiasts: the small, friendly town boasts a plethora of exquisite Byzantine mosaics, decorating its buildings and archaeological sites.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sun): pause for some photo ops at Madaba Mosaic Map, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Nebo, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Dead Sea.

To see traveler tips, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read Madaba tour planning website .

Traveling by flight from Coimbatore to Madaba takes 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Coimbatore to Madaba. Traveling from Coimbatore in July, plan for little chillier nights in Madaba, with lows around 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Jerash.

Things to do in Madaba

Nature Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Mount Nebo ©
Mount Nebo
Dead Sea ©
Dead Sea
Madaba Mosaic Map ©
Madaba Mosaic Map

2
nights
Jerash, Jordan

Jerash ©
Jerash, is the capital and the largest city of Jerash Governorate, Jordan, with a population of 50,745 as of 2015. Start off your visit on the 8th (Mon): explore the ancient world of Jerash Ruins, then delve into the distant past at Roman Amphitheater, and then make a trip to Rainbow Street. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the historical opulence of Ajlun Castle (Qala'at ar-Rabad), get your game on at World of Illusions, then delve into the distant past at The Citadel, and finally make a trip to King Abdullah Mosque.

To find other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Jerash trip builder website .

Getting from Madaba to Jerash by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. July in Jerash sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 20°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can go by car to Dana.

Things to do in Jerash

Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trips

Amman, Ajlun Castle (Qala'at ar-Rabad)
Highlights from your plan
The Citadel ©
The Citadel
Jerash Ruins ©
Jerash Ruins
Roman Amphitheater ©
Roman Amphitheater

1
night
Dana, Jordan

Dana ©
Dana is a village near the town of Tafilah, in central-western Jordan. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Wed): take in the dramatic natural features at Wadi Ghuweir and then identify plant and animal life at Dana Nature Reserve.

For ratings, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Dana driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Jerash to Dana in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of bus and taxi. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Jerash to Dana due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Petra - Wadi Musa.

Things to do in Dana

Parks Trails Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Dana Nature Reserve ©
Dana Nature Reserve

1
night
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 11th (Thu): explore the ancient world of Petra.

To see more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Petra - Wadi Musa day trip site .

Traveling by car from Dana to Petra - Wadi Musa takes 1.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Arabia Standard Time (AST) to Eastern European Time (EET) is minus 1 hour. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can drive to Wadi Rum.

Things to do in Petra - Wadi Musa

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Petra ©
Petra

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nights
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Wadi Rum Protected Area and Wadi Rum Fire Camp. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Wadi Rum: Aqaba (Sharif Hussein Bin Ali, Scuba & Snorkeling, & more).

For more things to do, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Wadi Rum trip builder site .

Traveling by car from Petra - Wadi Musa to Wadi Rum takes 2 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Wadi Rum

Parks Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Aqaba
Highlights from your plan
Wadi Rum Protected Area ©
Wadi Rum Protected Area
Scuba & Snorkeling
Wadi Rum Fire Camp ©
Wadi Rum Fire Camp

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