8 days in Jordan Itinerary

8 days in Jordan Itinerary

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8 days in Jordan Itinerary

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

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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Wed): explore the ancient world of Jerash Ruins, don't miss a visit to Rainbow Street, and then delve into the distant past at Roman Amphitheater. Keep things going the next day: wander the streets of Al Balad – Downtown Amman, then explore the ancient world of The Citadel, then wander the streets of Jabal Al Lweibdeh, and finally wander the streets of Nabad Art Gallery.

For other places to visit, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our Amman trip itinerary builder tool .

Valletta, Malta to Amman is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of ferry and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Valletta to Amman is 1 hour. In August, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Petra - Wadi Musa.

Things to do in Amman

Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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

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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): explore the ancient world of Petra, then delve into the distant past at The Great Temple, then steep yourself in history at Al-Beidha - Little Petra, and finally explore the ancient world of Byzantine Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Sat): explore the fascinating landscape at Montreal and then explore the historical opulence of Shobak Castle.

To see traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the Petra - Wadi Musa trip itinerary website .

Drive from Amman to Petra - Wadi Musa in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Aqaba.

Things to do in Petra - Wadi Musa

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Montreal Crusader Castle
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Petra ©
Petra
Al-Beidha - Little Petra ©
Al-Beidha - Little Petra
Byzantine Church ©
Byzantine Church

3
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.
Visiting Wadi Rum Protected Area and Scuba & Snorkeling will get you outdoors. There's lots more to do: stroll through South Beach, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, don't miss a visit to Sharif Hussein Bin Ali, and explore the galleries of Arts of Sham Countries Art Gallery.

For photos, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Aqaba route planner .

You can drive from Petra - Wadi Musa to Aqaba in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In August in Aqaba, expect temperatures between 47°C during the day and 33°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Aqaba

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Wadi Rum Protected Area
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Wadi Rum Protected Area ©
Wadi Rum Protected Area
Scuba & Snorkeling
South Beach ©
South Beach

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