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Aqaba— 3 nights
Bride of the Red Sea
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 the numerous day-trip ideas around Aqaba: Wadi Rum Protected Area (in Wadi Rum) and Petra (in Petra - Wadi Musa). The adventure continues: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, head outdoors with Berenice Beach Club, explore the fascinating landscape at Wadi Araba Desert, and don't miss a visit to Sharif Hussein Bin Ali.
To see where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Aqaba trip maker website .
If you are flying in from Israel, the closest major airport is Aqaba King Hussein International Airport. In October, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.
Things to do in Aqaba
Petra, Wadi Rum Protected Area
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