8 days in Jordan Itinerary

8 days in Jordan Itinerary

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8 days in Jordan Itinerary

Start: Amsterdam
Fly:  8​h
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
4
Amman
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
5
Sweimah
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  9​h 30​min
End: Amsterdam


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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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Sun): browse the exhibits of Arts of Sham Countries Art Gallery, then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then don't miss a visit to Sharif Hussein Bin Ali.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read our Aqaba journey builder .

Amsterdam, Holland to Aqaba is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Amsterdam to Aqaba is 1 hour. Expect warmer temperatures when traveling from Amsterdam in November; daily highs in Aqaba reach 33°C and lows reach 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Wadi Rum.

Things to do in Aqaba

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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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.
On the 25th (Mon), admire nature's extreme beauty at Wadi Rum Protected Area.

For other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Wadi Rum trip site .

You can drive from Aqaba to Wadi Rum in 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Petra - Wadi Musa.

Things to do in Wadi Rum

Parks Nature
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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 26th (Tue): delve into the distant past at Al-Beidha - Little Petra, deepen your understanding at Petra Kitchen, and then delve into the distant past at Petra.

Make your Petra - Wadi Musa itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Traveling by car from Wadi Rum to Petra - Wadi Musa takes 2 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can go by car to Amman.

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
Amman

Amman ©
Jordan's capital city, Amman spreads across 19 hills and includes many distinct districts, each with their own historical and cultural marvels.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Wed): see the interesting displays at The Jordan Museum, explore the ancient world of Jerash Ruins, and then make a trip to King Abdullah Mosque. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Royal Automobile Museum, then make a trip to Rainbow Street, then explore the ancient world of The Citadel, and finally explore the ancient world of Roman Amphitheater.

For where to stay, ratings, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Amman online trip maker .

Getting from Petra - Wadi Musa to Amman by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in November, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to take a bus to Sweimah.

Things to do in Amman

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Jerash Ruins
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The Citadel ©
The Citadel
Jerash Ruins ©
Jerash Ruins
Roman Amphitheater ©
Roman Amphitheater

2
nights
Sweimah

Sweimah ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Wadi al-Mujib. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Fri): explore the activities along Wadi al-Mujib, see the interesting displays at La Storia Tourism Complex, tour the pleasant surroundings at Mount Nebo, then pause for some photo ops at Madaba Mosaic Map, and finally learn more about the world around you at Dead Sea Museum. Keep things going the next day: explore the activities along Dead Sea.

To find reviews, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Sweimah trip itinerary maker website .

Take a bus from Amman to Sweimah in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. On the 30th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sweimah

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Madaba, Wadi al-Mujib
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Mount Nebo ©
Mount Nebo
Madaba Mosaic Map ©
Madaba Mosaic Map
Dead Sea ©
Dead Sea

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