17 days in Jordan Itinerary

17 days in Jordan Itinerary

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17 days in Jordan Itinerary

Start: Zagreb
Fly:  10​h
1
Madaba
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h
2
Sweimah
— 1 night
bus:  1​h 15​min
3
Amman
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
4
Jerash
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
5
Petra - Wadi Musa
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
6
Aqaba
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
7
Dana
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
8
Wadi Rum
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
9
Karak
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  11​h
End: Zagreb

1
day
Madaba

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.
On the 17th (Tue), pause for some serene contemplation at The Church of Saint George, don't miss a visit to Madaba Mosaic Map, take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of St John the Baptist, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Nebo, and finally walk around Madaba Archaeological Park.

Plan my day in Madaba using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Zagreb, Croatia to Madaba is an approximately 10-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time to Eastern European Time is 1 hour. While traveling from Zagreb, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Madaba, ranging from highs of 38°C to lows of 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Sweimah.

Things to do in Madaba

Historic Sites Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Mount Nebo ©
Mount Nebo
Madaba Mosaic Map ©
Madaba Mosaic Map
Church of St John the Baptist ©
Church of St John the Baptist

1
night
Sweimah

Sweimah ©
O Beach has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 18th (Wed): get a new perspective on nature at Dead Sea Museum and then kick back and relax at O Beach.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Sweimah trip builder .

Drive from Madaba to Sweimah in an hour. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to take a bus to Amman.

Things to do in Sweimah

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

O Beach
Highlights from your plan
O Beach ©
O Beach
Dead Sea Museum ©
Dead Sea Museum

1
night
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 19th (Thu), explore the ancient world of Roman Amphitheater, delve into the distant past at The Citadel, then don't miss a visit to Rainbow Street, and finally see the interesting displays at Royal Automobile Museum.

To find photos, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Amman trip maker .

Traveling by bus from Sweimah to Amman takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In September, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Jerash.

Things to do in Amman

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
The Citadel ©
The Citadel
Roman Amphitheater ©
Roman Amphitheater
Royal Automobile Museum ©
Royal Automobile Museum

1
night
Jerash

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 20th (Fri): delve into the distant past at Ajloun Castle, pause for some serene contemplation at Tell Mar Elias, and then delve into the distant past at Jerash Ruins.

For reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Jerash trip planner.

You can drive from Amman to Jerash in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can drive to Petra - Wadi Musa.

Things to do in Jerash

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Tell Mar Elias
Highlights from your plan
Jerash Ruins ©
Jerash Ruins
Ajloun Castle
Ajloun Castle
Tell Mar Elias ©
Tell Mar Elias

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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sat): steep yourself in history at Petra, gain insight at Petra Kitchen, and then explore the ancient world of Byzantine Church. On your second day here, explore the ancient world of The Great Temple, then delve into the distant past at Al-Beidha - Little Petra, then explore the ancient world of Obelisk Tomb, and finally explore the historical opulence of Shobak Castle.

To see maps, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Petra - Wadi Musa trip itinerary maker tool .

Traveling by car from Jerash to Petra - Wadi Musa takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to go by car to Aqaba.

Things to do in Petra - Wadi Musa

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Petra ©
Petra
Al-Beidha - Little Petra ©
Al-Beidha - Little Petra
Petra Kitchen ©
Petra Kitchen

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, kick back and relax at South Beach, don't miss a visit to Sharif Hussein Bin Ali, and walk around Aqaba Marine Park.

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Getting from Petra - Wadi Musa to Aqaba by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 44°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Dana.

Things to do in Aqaba

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

2
nights
Dana

Dana ©
Dana is a village near the town of Tafilah, in central-western Jordan. Start off your visit on the 27th (Fri): take in the dramatic natural features at Wadi Ghuweir and then trek along Dana Nature Reserve.

To see reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Dana trip planner .

Traveling by car from Aqaba to Dana takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Aqaba to Dana. You'll set off for Wadi Rum on the 28th (Sat).

Things to do in Dana

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

3
nights
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.
Spend the 29th (Sun) exploring the stark beauty of Wadi Rum Protected Area. There's more to do: trot along with a tour on horseback.

Plan my trip to Wadi Rum with suggested itineraries provided by Inspirock.

Getting from Dana to Wadi Rum by car takes about 2.5 hours. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Dana to Wadi Rum due to the time zone difference. You will leave for Karak on the 1st (Tue).

Things to do in Wadi Rum

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Wadi Rum Protected Area ©
Wadi Rum Protected Area

2
nights
Karak

Karak ©
Al-Karak, also known as just Karak or Kerak, is a city in Jordan known for its Crusader castle, the Kerak Castle. On the 2nd (Wed), see the interesting displays at The Museum at the Lowest Place on Earth, then look for all kinds of wild species at Mujib Nature Reserve, and then step into the grandiose world of Kerak Castle.

To see maps, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Karak trip itinerary maker tool .

Traveling by car from Wadi Rum to Karak takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, flight, and car. October in Karak sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 11°C at night. On the 3rd (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Karak

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Dead Sea Region, Safi
Highlights from your plan
Lot's Cave ©
Lot's Cave
Kerak de Moab Castle ©
Kerak de Moab Castle

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