37 days in Jordan Itinerary

37 days in Jordan Itinerary

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37 days in Jordan Itinerary

Start: Zurich
Fly + Drive:  9​h 45​min
1
Azraq
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Irbid
— 3 nights
bus:  1​h 30​min
3
Amman
— 9 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
4
Sweimah
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly:  2​h
5
Aqaba
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
6
Wadi Rum
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
7
Dana
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
8
Petra - Wadi Musa
— 6 nights
Drive + Fly:  8​h 15​min
End: Zurich

3
nights
Azraq

Azraq
Azraq is a small town in Zarqa Governorate in central-eastern Jordan, east of Amman. Azraq is known for historic sites and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Quseir Amra, tour the pleasant surroundings at Shaumari Nature Reserve, and explore the ancient world of Qasr Azraq.

To see reviews, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read Azraq trip planner .

Zurich, Switzerland to Azraq is an approximately 10-hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Zurich to Azraq. In December, Azraq is somewhat warmer than Zurich - with highs of 19°C and lows of 5°C. You will leave for Irbid on the 31st (Tue).

Things to do in Azraq

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Shaumari Nature Reserve
Highlights from your plan
Azraq Wetland Reserve
Azraq Wetland Reserve
Quseir Amra ©
Quseir Amra
Qasr Azraq ©
Qasr Azraq

3
nights
Irbid

Irbid ©
Irbid, known in ancient times as Arabella or Arbela, is the capital and largest city of the Irbid Governorate. Explore Irbid's surroundings by going to Ajlun (Ajloun Nature Reserve & Ajlun Castle (Qala'at ar-Rabad)), Umm Qais Museum (in Umm Qais) and Jerash (Jerash Ruins & Ajloun Castle). There's more to do: get great views at UMm Qays Archeological Site and cruise along King's Highway.

To find other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Irbid route builder website .

Traveling by car from Azraq to Irbid takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In December, daily temperatures in Irbid can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Amman.

Things to do in Irbid

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

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

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Amman: Madaba (The Church of Saint George, Church of St John the Baptist, & more). There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of The Citadel, get curious at Jordan Yes Jordan Tours Com, make a trip to Rainbow Street, and deepen your understanding of the past and present with a heritage tour.

For other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Amman online visit planner .

Traveling by car from Irbid to Amman takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In January, daily temperatures in Amman can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can take a bus to Sweimah.

Things to do in Amman

Historic Sites Tours Museums

Side Trip

Madaba
Highlights from your plan
The Citadel ©
The Citadel
Roman Amphitheater ©
Roman Amphitheater
Royal Automobile Museum ©
Royal Automobile Museum

3
nights
Sweimah

Sweimah ©
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Sweimah: Madaba (La Storia Tourism Complex & Madaba Mosaic Map) and Wadi Bin Hammad (in Karak).

For where to stay, photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Sweimah trip builder site .

You can take a bus from Amman to Sweimah in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can travel to Aqaba.

Things to do in Sweimah

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

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

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.
Aqaba is known for adventure, wildlife, outdoors, beaches, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, step into the grandiose world of Aqaba Castle, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and tour the pleasant surroundings at City Beach.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Aqaba holiday planner .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Sweimah to Aqaba in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In January in Aqaba, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can drive to Wadi Rum.

Things to do in Aqaba

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

4
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 21st (Tue) exploring the stark beauty of Wadi Rum Protected Area. And it doesn't end there: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, Head underground at Wadi Rum Trail, and head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

For other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Wadi Rum trip maker .

You can drive from Aqaba to Wadi Rum in 1.5 hours. On the 24th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Dana.

Things to do in Wadi Rum

Outdoors Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Wadi Rum Protected Area ©
Wadi Rum Protected Area
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Off-Road Tours

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). And it doesn't end there: hike along Dana Nature Reserve, explore the historical opulence of Kerak de Moab Castle, contemplate the long history of Cave of Prophet Lut, and take in the dramatic natural features at Wadi Ghuweir.

To find ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, use the Dana trip planning app .

You can drive from Wadi Rum to Dana in 2.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Wadi Rum to Dana. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can drive to Petra - Wadi Musa.

Things to do in Dana

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

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

6
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 out of Petra - Wadi Musa with an excursion to Montreal Crusader Castle in Shoubak--about 46 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Petra, trot along with Horse Riding Jordan, gain insight at Petra Kitchen, and take an in-depth tour of Petra Museum.

For where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Petra - Wadi Musa trip itinerary planning website .

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. On the 2nd (Sun), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Petra - Wadi Musa

Historic Sites Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Montreal Crusader Castle
Highlights from your plan
Petra ©
Petra
Al-Beidha - Little Petra ©
Al-Beidha - Little Petra
Street of Facades ©
Street of Facades

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