7 days in Jordan Itinerary

7 days in Jordan Itinerary

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7 days in Jordan Itinerary

Start: Split
Fly:  14​h 30​min
1
Aqaba
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Petra - Wadi Musa
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Madaba
— 3 nights
Fly:  12​h 15​min
End: Split

1
day
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 8th (Mon): relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, take in the exciting artwork at Arts of Sham Countries Art Gallery, then make a trip to Sharif Hussein Bin Ali, and finally see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For maps, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Aqaba trip planner .

Split, Croatia to Aqaba is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time (CET) to Israel Standard Time (IST) is 1 hour. Traveling from Split in July, things will get a bit warmer in Aqaba: highs are around 47°C and lows about 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Petra - Wadi Musa.

Things to do in Aqaba

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
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Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Sharif Hussein Bin Ali ©
Sharif Hussein Bin Ali
Spas

2
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.
On the 9th (Tue), explore the ancient world of Petra. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the ancient world of Temple of Dushares, explore the ancient world of The Great Temple, explore the ancient world of Byzantine Church, take an in-depth tour of Petra Museum, then explore the ancient world of Obelisk Tomb, and finally delve into the distant past at Mosesquelle.

For traveler tips, maps, photos, and other tourist information, use the Petra - Wadi Musa sightseeing planner.

Getting from Aqaba to Petra - Wadi Musa by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can drive to Madaba.

Things to do in Petra - Wadi Musa

Historic Sites Museums
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Petra ©
Petra
Obelisk Tomb ©
Obelisk Tomb
The Great Temple ©
The Great Temple

3
nights
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 11th (Thu): steep yourself in history at The Citadel and then explore the ancient world of Jerash Ruins. On the 12th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for all kinds of wild species at Mujib Nature Reserve and then contemplate the waterfront views at Wadi al-Mujib.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read Madaba journey planner.

Traveling by car from Petra - Wadi Musa to Madaba takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 39°C in July, and nighttime lows around 18°C. You'll have a few hours on the 13th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Madaba

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Mujib Nature Reserve, Wadi al-Mujib, The Citadel, Jerash Ruins
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Jerash Ruins ©
Jerash Ruins
Mount Nebo ©
Mount Nebo
The Citadel ©
The Citadel

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