30 days in Jordan Itinerary

30 days in Jordan Itinerary

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30 days in Jordan Itinerary

Start: Dubai
+2
Fly + foot + bus:  7​h 15​min
1
Amman
— 9 nights
bus + taxi:  2​h 15​min
2
Umm Qais
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Ajlun
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Sweimah
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
5
Dana
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
6
Petra - Wadi Musa
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
7
Wadi Rum
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
8
Aqaba
— 4 nights
Fly:  7​h 15​min
End: Dubai

9
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 find plenty of places to visit near Amman: Azraq (Qasr Azraq & Quseir Amra) and Madaba (Madaba Archaeological Park, The Church of Saint George, & more). And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at The Citadel, make a trip to Rainbow Street, explore the ancient world of Lilas Tours, and examine the collection at Royal Automobile Museum.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read Amman day trip website .

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Amman is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of shuttle, flight, and bus; or drive. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Dubai to Amman due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Dubai in November, you will find days in Amman are slightly colder (24°C), and nights are cooler (12°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Umm Qais.

Things to do in Amman

Historic Sites Museums Fun & Games

Side Trips

Madaba, Azraq, Prophet Shoaib Shrine
Highlights from your plan
The Citadel ©
The Citadel
Roman Amphitheater ©
Roman Amphitheater
Royal Automobile Museum ©
Royal Automobile Museum

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Mon): get engrossed in the history at Umm Qais Museum.

To see traveler tips, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read our Umm Qais road trip planning site .

Traveling by combination of bus and taxi from Amman to Umm Qais takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Amman in November since evenings lows in Umm Qais dip to 9°C. You will have some time to spend on the 11th (Mon) before leaving for Ajlun.

Things to do in Umm Qais

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

2
nights
Ajlun

Ajlun ©
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at Tell Mar Elias, explore the ancient world of Jerash Ruins, and then delve into the distant past at Ajloun Castle. Here are some ideas for day two: delve into the distant past at Pella, look for all kinds of wild species at Ajloun Nature Reserve, and then step into the grandiose world of Ajlun Castle (Qala'at ar-Rabad).

To see other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read Ajlun planner .

You can drive from Umm Qais to Ajlun in 1.5 hours. In November, daily temperatures in Ajlun can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Sweimah.

Things to do in Ajlun

Historic Sites Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Jerash, Pella
Highlights from your plan
Jerash Ruins ©
Jerash Ruins
Ajlun Castle (Qala'at ar-Rabad) ©
Ajlun Castle (Qala'at ar-Rabad)
Ajloun Castle
Ajloun Castle

3
nights
Sweimah

Sweimah ©
Get out of town with these interesting Sweimah side-trips: Madaba (Madaba Mosaic Map & La Storia Tourism Complex).

For traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Sweimah trip planner .

Drive from Ajlun to Sweimah in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can go by car to Dana.

Things to do in Sweimah

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Madaba, Wadi al-Mujib, Mujib Nature Reserve
Highlights from your plan
Mount Nebo ©
Mount Nebo
Madaba Mosaic Map ©
Madaba Mosaic Map
Dead Sea ©
Dead Sea

3
nights
Dana

Dana ©
Dana is a village near the town of Tafilah, in central-western Jordan. Get out of town with these interesting Dana side-trips: Safi (The Museum at the Lowest Place on Earth & Lot's Cave). There's still lots to do: stroll through Dana Nature Reserve, explore the historical opulence of Kerak Castle, delve into the distant past at Cave of Prophet Lut, and explore the striking landscape at Wadi Ghuweir.

For traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Dana route planner .

Drive from Sweimah to Dana in 2 hours. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Time to Arabia Standard Time is 1 hour. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Tue) to allow time for the car ride to Petra - Wadi Musa.

Things to do in Dana

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Safi, Dead Sea Region
Highlights from your plan
Dana Nature Reserve ©
Dana Nature Reserve
Kerak Castle ©
Kerak Castle
The Museum at the Lowest Place on Earth ©

4
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.
Go for a jaunt from Petra - Wadi Musa to Shoubak to see Montreal about 56 minutes away. There's lots more to do: explore the ancient world of Petra, contemplate the long history of Obelisk Tomb, deepen your understanding at Petra Kitchen, and get engrossed in the history at Petra Museum.

To see maps, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Petra - Wadi Musa tour itinerary planner .

Getting from Dana to Petra - Wadi Musa by car takes about 1.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Dana to Petra - Wadi Musa is minus 1 hour. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) to allow time to drive to Wadi Rum.

Things to do in Petra - Wadi Musa

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Montreal
Highlights from your plan
Petra ©
Petra
Al-Beidha - Little Petra ©
Al-Beidha - Little Petra
Shobak Castle ©
Shobak Castle

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 24th (Sun) exploring the stark beauty of Wadi Rum Protected Area. It doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

To plan Wadi Rum vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Traveling by car from Petra - Wadi Musa to Wadi Rum takes 2 hours. On the 26th (Tue), you'll travel to Aqaba.

Things to do in Wadi Rum

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

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: get outside with Outdoor Activities, kick back and relax at City Beach, explore the fascinating landscape at Wadi Araba Desert, and stroll through South Beach.

For other places to visit, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Aqaba trip itinerary planner .

Getting from Wadi Rum to Aqaba by car takes about 1.5 hours. In November, daily temperatures in Aqaba can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

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

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