15 days in Jordan Itinerary

15 days in Jordan Itinerary

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15 days in Jordan Itinerary

Start: Manchester
Fly:  10​h
1
Aqaba
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
2
Amman
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Dana
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Petra - Wadi Musa
— 5 nights
Drive + Fly:  11​h 45​min
End: Manchester

4
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Aqaba: Wadi Rum (Wadi Rum Protected Area & Horseback Riding Tours). The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, stroll around Aqaba Marine Park, don't miss a visit to Sharif Hussein Bin Ali, and head outdoors with Berenice Beach Club.

For where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Aqaba road trip planning tool .

Manchester, UK to Aqaba is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Manchester to Aqaba is 2 hours. Traveling from Manchester in September, things will get much warmer in Aqaba: highs are around 44°C and lows about 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Amman.

Things to do in Aqaba

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

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

4
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.
Explore Amman's surroundings by going to Jerash (Jerash Ruins & Ajloun Castle), Ajlun Castle (Qala'at ar-Rabad) (in Ajlun) and Madaba (Mount Nebo, Madaba Mosaic Map, & more). There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at The Citadel, make a trip to King Abdullah Mosque, explore the ancient world of Roman Amphitheater, and browse for treasures at Alexander the Great Gallery.

To see ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our Amman vacation planner.

You can drive from Aqaba to Amman in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. In September, Amman is slightly colder than Aqaba - with highs of 36°C and lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Dana.

Things to do in Amman

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

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

1
night
Dana

Dana ©
Dana is a village near the town of Tafilah, in central-western Jordan. On the 10th (Tue), explore the striking landscape at Wadi Ghuweir and then trek along Dana Nature Reserve.

Plan a trip to Dana easily and quickly by telling Inspirock to suggest an itinerary.

Traveling by car from Amman to Dana takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Amman to Dana. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to drive to Petra - Wadi Musa.

Things to do in Dana

Parks Outdoors Wildlife
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Dana Nature Reserve ©
Dana Nature Reserve

5
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.
Take a break from Petra - Wadi Musa with a short trip to Montreal in Shoubak, about 56 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Petra, explore the ancient world of Obelisk Tomb, step into the grandiose world of Shobak Castle, and ride a horse along Horse Riding Jordan.

For traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Petra - Wadi Musa attractions planner .

Getting from Dana to Petra - Wadi Musa by car takes about 1.5 hours. Traveling from Dana to Petra - Wadi Musa, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. On the 15th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Petra - Wadi Musa

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Montreal
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Petra ©
Petra
Al-Beidha - Little Petra ©
Al-Beidha - Little Petra
Shobak Castle ©
Shobak Castle

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