8 days in Jordan Itinerary

8 days in Jordan Itinerary

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8 days in Jordan Itinerary

Start: Ljubljana
Fly:  8​h 45​min
1
Aqaba
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
2
Petra - Wadi Musa
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Dana
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Madaba
— 3 nights
Fly:  11​h
End: Ljubljana

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sat): admire nature's extreme beauty at Wadi Araba Desert, don't miss a visit to Sharif Hussein Bin Ali, and then zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure.

For reviews, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Aqaba trip planner .

Ljubljana, Slovenia to Aqaba is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Ljubljana to Aqaba due to the time zone difference. In September, Aqaba is much warmer than Ljubljana - with highs of 44°C and lows of 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) to allow time to drive to Petra - Wadi Musa.

Things to do in Aqaba

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Wadi Araba Desert ©
Wadi Araba Desert
Sharif Hussein Bin Ali ©
Sharif Hussein Bin Ali

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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): delve into the distant past at The Great Temple, explore the ancient world of Petra, contemplate the long history of Obelisk Tomb, then explore the ancient world of Temple of Dushares, and finally explore the ancient world of Byzantine Church. On the 23rd (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the ancient world of Al-Beidha - Little Petra, then deepen your understanding at Petra Kitchen, then explore the ancient world of Street of Facades, and finally get engrossed in the history at Petra Museum.

To find reviews, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read our Petra - Wadi Musa trip itinerary maker app .

You can drive from Aqaba to Petra - Wadi Musa in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Dana.

Things to do in Petra - Wadi Musa

Historic Sites Museums
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Petra ©
Petra
Temple of Dushares ©
Temple of Dushares
Al-Beidha - Little Petra ©
Al-Beidha - Little Petra

1
night
Dana

Dana ©
Dana is a village near the town of Tafilah, in central-western Jordan. Start off your visit on the 24th (Tue): take in the dramatic natural features at Wadi Ghuweir and then hike along Dana Nature Reserve.

To find photos, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Dana trip builder website .

Traveling by car from Petra - Wadi Musa to Dana takes 1.5 hours. Traveling from Petra - Wadi Musa to Dana, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Madaba.

Things to do in Dana

Parks Trails Outdoors
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Dana Nature Reserve ©
Dana Nature Reserve

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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Wed): delve into the distant past at Umm ar-Rasas and then identify plant and animal life at Mujib Nature Reserve. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Thu): steep yourself in history at The Citadel and then contemplate the waterfront views at Wadi al-Mujib.

To find where to stay, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read our Madaba vacation planner .

Getting from Dana to Madaba by car takes about 2.5 hours. The time zone changes from Arabia Standard Time to Eastern European Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. September in Madaba sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Madaba

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Wadi al-Mujib, The Citadel, Mujib Nature Reserve
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Umm ar-Rasas ©
Umm ar-Rasas
Mount Nebo ©
Mount Nebo
The Citadel ©
The Citadel

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