8 days in Jordan Itinerary

8 days in Jordan Itinerary

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8 days in Jordan Itinerary

Start: Amsterdam
+2
Fly + foot + bus:  9​h 30​min
1
Amman
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
Petra - Wadi Musa
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Aqaba
— 3 nights
Fly:  8​h
End: Amsterdam

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 6th (Mon): explore the ancient world of Roman Amphitheater, steep yourself in history at The Citadel, then make a trip to Rainbow Street, and finally explore the engaging exhibits at Children's Museum. On the next day, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Nebo, make a trip to King Abdullah Mosque, and then delve into the distant past at Jerash Ruins.

For maps, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read Amman itinerary maker .

Amsterdam, Holland to Amman is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or drive. Traveling from Amsterdam to Amman, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Amsterdam in July, with highs in Amman at 38°C and lows at 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Petra - Wadi Musa.

Things to do in Amman

Historic Sites Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Mount Nebo, Jerash Ruins
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Jerash Ruins ©
Jerash Ruins
Mount Nebo ©
Mount Nebo
Children's Museum ©
Children's Museum

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 8th (Wed), delve into the distant past at Al-Beidha - Little Petra, then gain insight at Petra Kitchen, and then contemplate the long history of Petra. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore by horseback at Horse Riding Jordan and then explore the fascinating landscape at Montreal.

To see photos, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Petra - Wadi Musa travel planning site .

Getting from Amman to Petra - Wadi Musa by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to drive to Aqaba.

Things to do in Petra - Wadi Musa

Parks Historic Sites Tours

Side Trip

Montreal
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Petra ©
Petra
Al-Beidha - Little Petra ©
Al-Beidha - Little Petra
Petra Kitchen ©
Petra Kitchen

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.
Step out of Aqaba to go to Wadi Rum and see Wadi Rum Protected Area, which is approximately 1h 15 min away. Next up on the itinerary: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, explore the fascinating landscape at Wadi Araba Desert, stroll through South Beach, and don't miss a visit to Sharif Hussein Bin Ali.

To find reviews, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, use the Aqaba trip itinerary planner .

Drive from Petra - Wadi Musa to Aqaba in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July in Aqaba, expect temperatures between 47°C during the day and 32°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Aqaba

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Wadi Rum Protected Area
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Wadi Rum Protected Area ©
Wadi Rum Protected Area
Scuba & Snorkeling
Wadi Araba Desert ©
Wadi Araba Desert

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