7 days in Jordan Itinerary

7 days in Jordan Itinerary

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7 days in Jordan Itinerary

Start: Valletta, Island of Malta
Fly:  8​h 45​min
1
Aqaba
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
2
Petra - Wadi Musa
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Sweimah
— 1 night
bus:  1​h 15​min
4
Amman
— 3 nights
+2
bus + foot + Fly:  7​h 45​min
End: Valletta, Island of Malta


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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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Wed): relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find out how to plan a trip to Aqaba, use our trip itinerary maker.

Valletta, Malta to Aqaba is an approximately 9-hour flight. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Valletta to Aqaba due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Valletta in August, things will get somewhat warmer in Aqaba: highs are around 47°C and lows about 33°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to drive to Petra - Wadi Musa.

Things to do in Aqaba

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Spas

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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): delve into the distant past at Petra, delve into the distant past at Temple of Dushares, explore the ancient world of Al-Beidha - Little Petra, then delve into the distant past at The Great Temple, and finally take an in-depth tour of Petra Museum.

For ratings and tourist information, refer to the Petra - Wadi Musa day trip planning app .

Traveling by car from Aqaba to Petra - Wadi Musa takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can go by car to Sweimah.

Things to do in Petra - Wadi Musa

Historic Sites Museums
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Petra ©
Petra
Al-Beidha - Little Petra ©
Al-Beidha - Little Petra
The Great Temple ©
The Great Temple

1
night
Sweimah

Sweimah ©
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): contemplate the waterfront views at Dead Sea, get a new perspective on nature at Dead Sea Museum, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Mount Nebo.

To see traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Sweimah day trip planner .

You can drive from Petra - Wadi Musa to Sweimah in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car, flight, and taxi; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) to allow time to take a bus to Amman.

Things to do in Sweimah

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Madaba
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Mount Nebo ©
Mount Nebo
Dead Sea ©
Dead Sea
Dead Sea Museum ©
Dead Sea Museum

3
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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Royal Automobile Museum and The Jordan Museum. Get a sense of the local culture at Jerash Ruins and The Citadel. Next up on the itinerary: delve into the distant past at Roman Amphitheater, admire the ancient design of Roman baths, and take a stroll through Al Balad – Downtown Amman.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read Amman sightseeing planning tool .

Take a bus from Sweimah to Amman in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. August in Amman sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 24°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Amman

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trip

Jerash Ruins
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Royal Automobile Museum ©
Royal Automobile Museum
Jerash Ruins ©
Jerash Ruins
The Citadel ©
The Citadel

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