8 days in Jordan Itinerary

8 days in Jordan Itinerary

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8 days in Jordan Itinerary

Start: Doha
Fly:  5​h 15​min
1
Aqaba
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Petra - Wadi Musa
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Madaba
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Doha

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 9th (Fri): explore the fascinating landscape at Wadi Araba Desert. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Sat): admire nature's extreme beauty at Wadi Rum Protected Area.

For maps, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Aqaba road trip website .

Doha, Qatar to Aqaba is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Arabia Standard Time to Israel Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Doha in August, expect nights in Aqaba to be about the same, around 33°C, while days are little chillier, around 47°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Petra - Wadi Musa.

Things to do in Aqaba

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

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

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.
On the 12th (Mon), explore the ancient world of Petra. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: delve into the distant past at Street of Facades, then steep yourself in history at Al-Beidha - Little Petra, then steep yourself in history at Obelisk Tomb, and finally admire all the interesting features of Petra Kitchen.

For ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read Petra - Wadi Musa planning app .

Drive from Aqaba to Petra - Wadi Musa in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can drive to Madaba.

Things to do in Petra - Wadi Musa

Historic Sites
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Petra ©
Petra
Al-Beidha - Little Petra ©
Al-Beidha - Little Petra
Street of Facades ©
Street of Facades

3
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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Wed): delve into the distant past at Jerash Ruins, explore the engaging exhibits at Children's Museum, and then pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Artisana Jordan Arts and Crafts Center. Here are some ideas for day two: have some family-friendly fun at World of Illusions, then explore the ancient world of The Citadel, then steep yourself in history at Roman Amphitheater, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Nebo.

For other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Madaba trip itinerary maker app .

You can drive from Petra - Wadi Musa to Madaba in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and flight; or take a bus. August in Madaba sees daily highs of 40°C and lows of 19°C at night. On the 16th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Madaba

Historic Sites Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Amman, Jerash Ruins
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Jerash Ruins ©
Jerash Ruins
Children's Museum ©
Children's Museum
The Citadel ©
The Citadel

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