7 days in Jordan Itinerary

7 days in Jordan Itinerary

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7 days in Jordan Itinerary

Start: Doha
Fly:  5​h 15​min
1
Aqaba
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Wadi Rum
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
3
Petra - Wadi Musa
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Jerash
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Madaba
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Doha

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Thu): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, then take in the exciting artwork at Arts of Sham Countries Art Gallery, and then don't miss a visit to Sharif Hussein Bin Ali.

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

Doha, Qatar to Aqaba is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Doha to Aqaba due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Doha in September, expect nights in Aqaba to be about the same, around 30°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 44°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Wadi Rum.

Things to do in Aqaba

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Sharif Hussein Bin Ali ©
Sharif Hussein Bin Ali

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Fri): explore the fascinating landscape at Wadi Rum Protected Area.

To find traveler tips, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, use the Wadi Rum route builder website .

You can drive from Aqaba to Wadi Rum in 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Petra - Wadi Musa.

Things to do in Wadi Rum

Nature Parks
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Wadi Rum Protected Area ©
Wadi Rum Protected Area

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sat): explore the ancient world of Al-Beidha - Little Petra, then deepen your understanding at Petra Kitchen, and then delve into the distant past at Petra.

To find more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Petra - Wadi Musa trip itinerary builder .

Getting from Wadi Rum to Petra - Wadi Musa by car takes about 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to drive to Jerash.

Things to do in Petra - Wadi Musa

Historic Sites
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Petra ©
Petra
Al-Beidha - Little Petra ©
Al-Beidha - Little Petra
Petra Kitchen ©
Petra Kitchen

2
nights
Jerash

Jerash ©
Jerash, is the capital and the largest city of Jerash Governorate, Jordan, with a population of 50,745 as of 2015. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sun): make a trip to Rainbow Street, then explore the historical opulence of Ajlun Castle (Qala'at ar-Rabad), and then delve into the distant past at Jerash Ruins. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Royal Automobile Museum, then steep yourself in history at The Citadel, and then explore the ancient world of Roman Amphitheater.

To see ratings, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read Jerash trip planning site .

You can drive from Petra - Wadi Musa to Jerash in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Jerash can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can go by car to Madaba.

Things to do in Jerash

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Amman, Ajlun Castle (Qala'at ar-Rabad)
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Jerash Ruins ©
Jerash Ruins
The Citadel ©
The Citadel
Roman Amphitheater ©
Roman Amphitheater

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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Tue): appreciate the history behind Madaba Mosaic Map, then take in the awesome beauty at Mount Nebo, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Dead Sea.

For maps, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Madaba trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Jerash to Madaba takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Jerash in September, Madaba is slightly colder at night with lows of 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Madaba

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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Mount Nebo ©
Mount Nebo
Madaba Mosaic Map ©
Madaba Mosaic Map
Dead Sea ©
Dead Sea

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