5 days in Jerusalem & Petra - Wadi Musa Itinerary

5 days in Jerusalem & Petra - Wadi Musa Itinerary

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5 days in Jerusalem & Petra - Wadi Musa Itinerary

Start: Jerusalem, Israel
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Jerusalem, Israel
— 1 day
Fly + Drive:  14 h 45 min
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Petra - Wadi Musa, Jordan
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  14 h 45 min
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Jerusalem, Israel
— 1 night
End: Jerusalem, Israel

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Jerusalem, Israel

Jerusalem ©
Few places in the world boast such a long history and such a rich multiethnic culture as Jerusalem, a city sacred to Jews, Muslims, and Christians.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Thu): take an in-depth tour of Tower of David Museum, contemplate the long history of Garden Tomb, admire the natural beauty at Garden of Gethsemane, then delve into the distant past at Temple Mount, and finally take a stroll through Ben Yehuda Street.

To find more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Jerusalem online trip itinerary builder .

If you are flying in from Australia, the closest major airport is Ben Gurion International Airport. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Petra - Wadi Musa.

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Temple Mount ©
Temple Mount
The Garden Tomb ©
The Garden Tomb

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Petra - Wadi Musa, Jordan

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.
On the 13th (Fri), explore the ancient world of Petra World Heritage Site. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: delve into the distant past at The Great Temple, get engrossed in the history at Petra Museum, delve into the distant past at Byzantine Church, then delve into the distant past at Street of Facades, and finally explore the ancient world of Al-Beidha - Little Petra.

For maps, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Petra - Wadi Musa trip itinerary planning app .

Getting from Jerusalem to Petra - Wadi Musa by combination of bus, flight, and car takes about 15 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can travel to Jerusalem.

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Petra ©
Petra
Al-Beidha - Little Petra ©
Al-Beidha - Little Petra
Street of Facades ©
Street of Facades

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Jerusalem, Israel

Jerusalem ©
On the 15th (Sun), get engrossed in the history at Yad Vashem - The World Holocaust Remembrance Center, then examine the collection at Israel Museum, then take a stroll through Old City of Jerusalem, and finally delve into the distant past at Western Wall. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a stroll through Israel ScaVentures - Day Tours, stop by Jerusalem Pottery, then admire the landmark architecture of Church of the Holy Sepulchre, then contemplate the long history of Mount of Olives, and finally browse the eclectic array of goods at Mahane Yehuda Market.

For where to stay, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, use the Jerusalem trip planner .

Getting from Petra - Wadi Musa to Jerusalem by combination of car, flight, and bus takes about 15 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

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The Israel Museum, Jerusalem ©
The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
Western Wall ©
Western Wall

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