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:  3​h
3
Umm Qais
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
4
Irbid
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
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.
On the 20th (Sun), delve into the distant past at Machaerus, steep yourself in history at Mukawir, steep yourself in history at Wadi Jadid, get engrossed in the history at Madaba Archaeological Museum, then see the interesting displays at La Storia Tourism Complex, and finally walk around Madaba Archaeological Park.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Madaba sightseeing planner .

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. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Paphos in October since evenings lows in Madaba dip to 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to drive 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 21st (Mon): look for all kinds of wild species at Azraq Wetland Reserve, explore the historical opulence of Qasr Azraq, and then explore the historical opulence of Quseir Amra.

To find traveler tips, maps, photos, and tourist information, use the Azraq itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Madaba to Azraq takes 1.5 hours. Traveling from Madaba in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Azraq, with lows of 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Umm Qais.

Things to do in Azraq

Historic Sites Wildlife Parks
Highlights from your plan
Quseir Amra ©
Quseir Amra
Azraq Wetland Reserve
Azraq Wetland Reserve
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 22nd (Tue), take an in-depth tour of Umm Qais Museum.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Umm Qais day trip planning tool .

You can drive from Azraq to Umm Qais in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Azraq in October, expect slightly colder with lows of 54°F in Umm Qais. You will leave for Irbid on the 23rd (Wed).

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. On the 24th (Thu), get great views at UMm Qays Archeological Site. On your second day here, cruise along King's Highway and then browse the different shops at Arabela Mall.

For traveler tips, maps, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Irbid trip planning app .

Traveling by car from Umm Qais to Irbid takes an hour. In October in Irbid, expect temperatures between 82°F during the day and 54°F at night. On the 25th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Ajlun.

Things to do in Irbid

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

2
nights
Ajlun

Ajlun ©
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Fri): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Tell Mar Elias. Keep things going the next day: identify plant and animal life at Ajloun Nature Reserve, explore the ancient world of Pella, and then explore the historical opulence of Ajlun Castle (Qala'at ar-Rabad).

To see other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Ajlun travel route tool .

Getting from Irbid to Ajlun by car takes about an hour. In October, daily temperatures in Ajlun can reach 82°F, while at night they dip to 54°F. On the 27th (Sun), you'll travel to Jerash.

Things to do in Ajlun

Historic Sites Wildlife Parks

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 28th (Mon), delve into the distant past at Jerash Ruins and then delve into the distant past at Ajloun Castle.

To see maps, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Jerash attractions planner .

Drive from Ajlun to Jerash in an hour. In October in Jerash, expect temperatures between 82°F during the day and 54°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Mon) 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 King Hussein Bin Talal Mosque. Next up on the itinerary: stop by Nadia Dajani Jewellery, cool off at Al-Wadi Water Park, take a stroll through Nabad Art Gallery, and get outside with Adventure Jordan.

For other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Amman trip builder site .

Traveling by car from Jerash to Amman takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Jerash in October, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 60°F in Amman. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) so you can go by car 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. On the 2nd (Sat), tour the pleasant surroundings at Dana Nature Reserve and then explore the striking landscape at Wadi Ghuweir.

For other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, use the Dana trip itinerary app .

Traveling by car from Amman to Dana takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Amman to Dana due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Sat) to allow enough 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

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 Petra Museum. Step out of Petra - Wadi Musa to go to Shoubak and see Montreal, which is approximately 56 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: delve into the distant past at Byzantine Church, admire the landmark architecture of The Great Temple, step into the grandiose world of Shobak Castle, and look for gifts at Mosa Spring Gift Shop.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, use the Petra - Wadi Musa trip planner .

Drive from Dana to Petra - Wadi Musa in 1.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Dana to Petra - Wadi Musa is minus 1 hour. You will leave for Wadi Rum on the 7th (Thu).

Things to do in Petra - Wadi Musa

Historic Sites Parks Trails

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.
On the 7th (Thu), explore the fascinating landscape at Wadi Rum Protected Area and then trot along with a tour on horseback.

For photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Wadi Rum route planner.

Traveling by car from Petra - Wadi Musa to Wadi Rum takes 2 hours. On the 9th (Sat), you're off toAqaba.

Things to do in Wadi Rum

Nature Parks Wildlife
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Waterskiing & Jetskiing and Sharif Hussein Bin Ali. There's much more to do: kick back and relax at South Beach, get engrossed in the history at Aqaba Archaeological Museum, explore the historical opulence of Aqaba Castle, and stroll around Aqaba Marine Park.

For maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Aqaba day trip tool .

You can drive from Wadi Rum to Aqaba in 1.5 hours. In November, daytime highs in Aqaba are 83°F, while nighttime lows are 63°F. On the 14th (Thu), you're off tohome.

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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