15 days in Jordan Itinerary

15 days in Jordan Itinerary

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15 days in Jordan Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly:  20​h 30​min
1
Aqaba
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Wadi Rum
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
3
Petra - Wadi Musa
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
4
Amman
— 2 nights
Travel:  132​h
End: Newark

4
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.
Aqaba is known for adventure, wildlife, outdoors, beaches, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, view the masterpieces at Arts of Sham Countries Art Gallery, step into the grandiose world of Aqaba Castle, and walk around Aqaba Marine Park.

For other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Aqaba trip maker site .

Newark, USA to Aqaba is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 7 hours traveling from Newark to Aqaba. Traveling from Newark in September, expect Aqaba to be somewhat warmer, temps between 100°F and 79°F. On the 2nd (Wed), you'll travel to Wadi Rum.

Things to do in Aqaba

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Wadi Araba Desert ©
Wadi Araba Desert
Berenice Beach Club ©
Berenice Beach Club

1
night
Wadi Rum

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.
Keep things going the next day: take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback and then explore the fascinating landscape at Wadi Rum Protected Area.

To find ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Wadi Rum online trip builder .

Traveling by car from Aqaba to Wadi Rum takes 1.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Petra - Wadi Musa.

Things to do in Wadi Rum

Parks Nature
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Wadi Rum Protected Area ©
Wadi Rum Protected Area

1
night
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 4th (Fri), delve into the distant past at Petra, delve into the distant past at The Great Temple, delve into the distant past at Byzantine Church, then explore the ancient world of Al-Beidha - Little Petra, and finally gain insight at Petra Kitchen.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Petra - Wadi Musa day trip planning tool .

Drive from Wadi Rum to Petra - Wadi Musa in 2 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can drive to Amman.

Things to do in Petra - Wadi Musa

Historic Sites
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Petra ©
Petra
Al-Beidha - Little Petra ©
Al-Beidha - Little Petra
Byzantine Church ©
Byzantine Church

2
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.
On the 5th (Sat), steep yourself in history at Roman Amphitheater, steep yourself in history at The Citadel, then don't miss a visit to King Abdullah Mosque, and finally delve into the distant past at Jerash Ruins. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at The Jordan Museum, appreciate the history behind Madaba Mosaic Map, tour the pleasant surroundings at Mount Nebo, then see the interesting displays at Royal Automobile Museum, and finally don't miss a visit to Rainbow Street.

To see ratings and other tourist information, refer to the Amman trip planner .

Drive from Petra - Wadi Musa to Amman in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Amman can reach 81°F, while at night they dip to 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Amman

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Madaba, Jerash Ruins
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Jerash Ruins ©
Jerash Ruins
The Citadel ©
The Citadel
Roman Amphitheater ©
Roman Amphitheater

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