8 days in Jordan Itinerary

8 days in Jordan Itinerary

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8 days in Jordan Itinerary

Start: Chicago
Fly:  17​h 30​min
1
Aqaba
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
2
Amman
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Petra - Wadi Musa
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  17​h 45​min
End: Chicago

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.
Take a break from Aqaba with a short trip to Wadi Rum Protected Area in Wadi Rum, about 1h 15 min away. The adventure continues: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, take in the exciting artwork at Arts of Sham Countries Art Gallery, don't miss a visit to Sharif Hussein Bin Ali, and kick back and relax at South Beach.

To find maps, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Aqaba trip itinerary app .

Chicago, USA to Aqaba is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. You'll lose 8 hours traveling from Chicago to Aqaba due to the time zone difference. Prepare for much warmer weather when traveling from Chicago in November: high temperatures in Aqaba hover around 83°F and lows are around 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Amman.

Things to do in Aqaba

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Wadi Rum Protected Area
Highlights from your plan
Wadi Rum Protected Area ©
Wadi Rum Protected Area
South Beach ©
South Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling

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 28th (Thu): steep yourself in history at Roman Amphitheater, then make a trip to Rainbow Street, and then explore the ancient world of Jerash Ruins. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Fri): delve into the distant past at The Citadel, get curious at Jordan Yes Jordan Tours Com, and then explore the engaging exhibits at Children's Museum.

To find reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read Amman online travel planner .

Traveling by car from Aqaba to Amman takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Aqaba in November, with highs in Amman at 69°F and lows at 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to drive to Petra - Wadi Musa.

Things to do in Amman

Historic Sites Childrens Museums Museums

Side Trip

Jerash Ruins
Highlights from your plan
The Citadel ©
The Citadel
Children's Museum ©
Children's Museum
Jerash Ruins ©
Jerash Ruins

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 30th (Sat), admire the striking features of The Great Temple, delve into the distant past at Petra, delve into the distant past at Temple of Dushares, then contemplate the long history of Al-Beidha - Little Petra, and finally contemplate the long history of Obelisk Tomb.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, use the Petra - Wadi Musa trip itinerary builder site .

Drive from Amman to Petra - Wadi Musa in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Petra - Wadi Musa

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Petra ©
Petra
Al-Beidha - Little Petra ©
Al-Beidha - Little Petra
Street of Facades ©
Street of Facades

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