8 days in Jordan Itinerary

8 days in Jordan Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Jordan planner

This plan was created by another user.  Make it your plan

Route & dates

8 days in Jordan Itinerary

Start: Split
Fly:  14​h 30​min
1
Aqaba
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Petra - Wadi Musa
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Jerash
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Madaba
— 2 nights
Fly:  12​h 15​min
End: Split

2
nights
Aqaba

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.
Wadi Rum Protected Area and Wadi Rum Fire Camp are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get outdoors at Scuba & Snorkeling and South Beach. There's more to do: make a trip to Sharif Hussein Bin Ali.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Aqaba online vacation planner .

Split, Croatia to Aqaba is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Split to Aqaba due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Split in July, expect Aqaba to be a bit warmer, temps between 47°C and 32°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Petra - Wadi Musa.

Things to do in Aqaba

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Wadi Rum
Highlights from your plan
Wadi Rum Protected Area ©
Wadi Rum Protected Area
Scuba & Snorkeling
Wadi Rum Fire Camp ©
Wadi Rum Fire Camp

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 10th (Wed): explore the ancient world of Petra.

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

You can drive from Aqaba to Petra - Wadi Musa in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can go by car to Jerash.

Things to do in Petra - Wadi Musa

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Petra ©
Petra

1
night
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 11th (Thu): delve into the distant past at Ajloun Castle and then delve into the distant past at Jerash Ruins.

For reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Jerash trip planning app .

You can drive from Petra - Wadi Musa to Jerash in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 39°C in July, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Madaba.

Things to do in Jerash

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Jerash Ruins ©
Jerash Ruins
Ajloun Castle
Ajloun Castle

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Fri): delve into the distant past at Roman Amphitheater, then explore the ancient world of The Citadel, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St John the Baptist, and finally appreciate the history behind Madaba Mosaic Map.

For where to stay, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Madaba trip builder site .

Drive from Jerash to Madaba in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 18°C. On the 13th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Madaba

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Amman
Highlights from your plan
The Citadel ©
The Citadel
Mount Nebo ©
Mount Nebo
Roman Amphitheater ©
Roman Amphitheater

Similar Plans

10 days in Jordan BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 11 days in Jordan BY A USER FROM CANADA May, popular sights PREFERENCES: May ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 11 days in Jordan BY A USER FROM MAURITIUS December, popular sights PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 15 days in Jordan BY A USER FROM SERBIA September, outdoors, romantic, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: September, outdoors, romantic, beaches, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 9 days in Israel, Palestinian Territories & Jordan BY A USER FROM NETHERLANDS August, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 9 days in Israel, Palestinian Territories & Jordan BY A USER FROM NETHERLANDS August, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, outdoors, beaches, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 6 days in Jordan BY A USER FROM SAUDI ARABIA June, kids, popular sights PREFERENCES: June, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 19 days in Israel & Jordan BY A USER FROM ITALY November, culture, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: November, culture, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 23 days in Jordan, Jerusalem & Tel Aviv BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, wildlife, fast-paced, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced 23 days in Africa, Europe & Asia BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA April, culture, outdoors, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife, fast-paced, popular sights PREFERENCES: April, culture, outdoors, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Fast-paced 7 days in Jordan BY A USER FROM INDIA June, popular sights PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 7 days in Jordan BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, popular sights PREFERENCES: September ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium
View more plans