28 days in Jordan Itinerary

28 days in Jordan Itinerary

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28 days in Jordan Itinerary

Start: Paphos
Fly:  3​h 30​min
1
Madaba
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Azraq
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Umm Qais
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
4
Irbid
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
5
Ajlun
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
6
Jerash
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
7
Amman
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
8
Dana
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
9
Petra - Wadi Musa
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h
10
Wadi Rum
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
11
Aqaba
— 5 nights
Fly + Drive:  15​h
End: Memmingen

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Thu): explore the ancient world of Machaerus, contemplate the long history of Mukawir, steep yourself in history at Wadi Jadid, take an in-depth tour of Madaba Archaeological Museum, then examine the collection at La Storia Tourism Complex, and finally stroll through Madaba Archaeological Park.

To find reviews, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read Madaba online trip maker .

Paphos, Cyprus to Madaba is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus, car, and flight. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Madaba when traveling from Paphos in October, with lows around 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Azraq.

Things to do in Madaba

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Umm ar-Rasas ©
Umm ar-Rasas
Madaba Archaeological Park ©
Madaba Archaeological Park
La Storia Tourism Complex ©
La Storia Tourism Complex

1
night
Azraq

Azraq
Azraq is a small town in Zarqa Governorate in central-eastern Jordan, east of Amman. Start off your visit on the 18th (Fri): look for all kinds of wild species at Azraq Wetland Reserve, explore the historical opulence of Qasr Azraq, and then step into the grandiose world of Quseir Amra.

To see photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Azraq trip builder app .

Traveling by car from Madaba to Azraq takes 1.5 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Madaba in October since evenings lows in Azraq dip to 17°C. On the 18th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Umm Qais.

Things to do in Azraq

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Azraq Wetland Reserve
Azraq Wetland Reserve
Quseir Amra ©
Quseir Amra
Qasr Azraq ©
Qasr Azraq

2
nights
Umm Qais

Umm Qais ©
Once part of the Decapolis--a group of ten city-states on the eastern edge of the Roman Empire--Umm Qais draws visitors with its ancient ruins and Biblical significance.
On the 19th (Sat), get engrossed in the history at Umm Qais Museum.

To find photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Umm Qais visit planner.

Drive from Azraq to Umm Qais in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Azraq in October, Umm Qais is little chillier at night with lows of 14°C. On the 20th (Sun), you're off toIrbid.

Things to do in Umm Qais

Museums
Highlights from your plan
Umm Qais Museum ©
Umm Qais Museum

2
nights
Irbid

Irbid ©
Irbid, known in ancient times as Arabella or Arbela, is the capital and largest city of the Irbid Governorate. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Mon): delve into the distant past at UMm Qays Archeological Site. Here are some ideas for day two: cruise along King's Highway and then buy something for everyone on your list at Arabela Mall.

For traveler tips, photos, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Irbid trip planner .

Drive from Umm Qais to Irbid in an hour. In October in Irbid, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 14°C at night. On the 22nd (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Ajlun.

Things to do in Irbid

Shopping Outdoors Scenic Drive
Highlights from your plan
Arabela Mall ©
Arabela Mall
UMm Qays Archeological Site ©
UMm Qays Archeological Site

2
nights
Ajlun

Ajlun ©
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at Tell Mar Elias. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: identify plant and animal life at Ajloun Nature Reserve, delve into the distant past at Pella, and then explore the historical opulence of Ajlun Castle (Qala'at ar-Rabad).

For ratings, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read Ajlun vacation app .

Traveling by car from Irbid to Ajlun takes an hour. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in October, and nighttime lows around 14°C. You will leave for Jerash on the 24th (Thu).

Things to do in Ajlun

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Pella
Highlights from your plan
Pella ©
Pella
Ajlun Castle (Qala'at ar-Rabad) ©
Ajlun Castle (Qala'at ar-Rabad)
Ajloun Nature Reserve ©
Ajloun Nature Reserve

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. On the 25th (Fri), delve into the distant past at Jerash Ruins and then explore the ancient world of Ajloun Castle.

To find maps, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read our Jerash day trip tool .

You can drive from Ajlun to Jerash in an hour. In October, daytime highs in Jerash are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Amman.

Things to do in Jerash

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Ajloun Castle
Ajloun Castle
Jerash Ruins ©
Jerash Ruins

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like The Boulevard and National Archaeological Museum. The adventure continues: look for gifts at Nadia Dajani Jewellery, trek along Wadi Zarqa Ma'in, tee off at Bisharat Golf Course, and take a stroll through Nabad Art Gallery.

To see photos, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, use the Amman day trip app .

Drive from Jerash to Amman in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Jerash in October, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 18°C in Amman. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Dana.

Things to do in Amman

Outdoors Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Prophet Shoaib Shrine
Highlights from your plan
Climbat amman ©
Climbat amman
The Boulevard ©
The Boulevard
Nadia Dajani Jewellery ©
Nadia Dajani Jewellery

1
night
Dana

Dana ©
Dana is a village near the town of Tafilah, in central-western Jordan. Start off your visit on the 30th (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at Dana Nature Reserve and then explore the striking landscape at Wadi Ghuweir.

To see maps, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Dana holiday planning site .

Getting from Amman to Dana by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Amman to Dana, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Petra - Wadi Musa.

Things to do in Dana

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Petra Kitchen and Obelisk Tomb. Change things up with a short trip to Montreal in Shoubak (about 56 minutes away). There's much more to do: explore the ancient world of Byzantine Church, admire the striking features of The Great Temple, get engrossed in the history at Petra Museum, and slough off your stress at Turkish baths.

For reviews, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read Petra - Wadi Musa tour planner.

Getting from Dana to Petra - Wadi Musa by car takes about 1.5 hours. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Dana to Petra - Wadi Musa due to the time zone difference. You'll set off for Wadi Rum on the 4th (Mon).

Things to do in Petra - Wadi Musa

Historic Sites Parks Baths

Side Trip

Montreal
Highlights from your plan
The Great Temple ©
The Great Temple
Petra Kitchen ©
Petra Kitchen
Byzantine Church ©
Byzantine Church

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Mon): explore the fascinating landscape at Wadi Rum Protected Area and then take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback.

To find maps, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Wadi Rum trip planner .

You can drive from Petra - Wadi Musa to Wadi Rum in 2 hours. You'll set off for Aqaba on the 6th (Wed).

Things to do in Wadi Rum

Parks Nature Tours
Highlights from your plan
Wadi Rum Protected Area ©
Wadi Rum Protected Area
Horseback Riding Tours

5
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Waterskiing & Jetskiing and South Beach. There's still lots to do: make a trip to Sharif Hussein Bin Ali, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, examine the collection at Aqaba Archaeological Museum, and head outdoors with Berenice Beach Club.

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Traveling by car from Wadi Rum to Aqaba takes 1.5 hours. In November, daily temperatures in Aqaba can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. You'll set off for home on the 11th (Mon).

Things to do in Aqaba

Outdoors Parks Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Sharif Hussein Bin Ali ©
Sharif Hussein Bin Ali
South Beach ©
South Beach

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