8 days in Jordan Itinerary

8 days in Jordan Itinerary

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8 days in Jordan Itinerary

Start: Haugesund
Fly + Drive:  17​h 45​min
1
Petra - Wadi Musa
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
Amman
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
3
Aqaba
— 2 nights
Fly:  15​h 45​min
End: Haugesund

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.
Petra and Temple of Dushares will appeal to history buffs. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Byzantine Church and The Great Temple. Change things up with a short trip to Dana Nature Reserve in Dana (about 1h 10 min away). Next up on the itinerary: explore the ancient world of Obelisk Tomb, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, deepen your understanding at Petra Kitchen, and take an in-depth tour of Petra Museum.

For reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Petra - Wadi Musa driving holiday planner .

Haugesund, Norway to Petra - Wadi Musa is an approximately 18-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Haugesund to Petra - Wadi Musa, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Amman.

Things to do in Petra - Wadi Musa

Historic Sites Trails Museums

Side Trip

Dana Nature Reserve
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Obelisk Tomb ©
Obelisk Tomb
Petra ©
Petra
Byzantine Church ©
Byzantine Church

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 16th (Wed): wander the streets of Al Balad – Downtown Amman, wander the streets of Nabad Art Gallery, and then delve into the distant past at Jerash Ruins. On the 17th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: appreciate the history behind Madaba Mosaic Map, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St John the Baptist, then contemplate the long history of The Citadel, and finally explore the ancient world of Roman Amphitheater.

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You can drive from Petra - Wadi Musa to Amman in 3 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Amman are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can drive to Aqaba.

Things to do in Amman

Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Madaba, Jerash Ruins
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Al Balad – Downtown Amman ©
Al Balad – Downtown Amman
Jerash Ruins ©
Jerash Ruins
Church of St John the Baptist ©
Church of St John the Baptist

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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Fri): identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, tour the pleasant surroundings at South Beach, and then view the masterpieces at Arts of Sham Countries Art Gallery.

To find more things to do, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read Aqaba trip planner .

You can drive from Amman to Aqaba in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. Traveling from Amman in October, expect Aqaba to be a bit warmer, temps between 39°C and 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Aqaba

Outdoors Tours Parks
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South Beach ©
South Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling

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