9 days in Cologne, Jordan & Rome Itinerary

9 days in Cologne, Jordan & Rome Itinerary

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9 days in Cologne, Jordan & Rome Itinerary

Start: Manchester, United Kingdom
Fly:  2​h
1
Cologne, Germany
— Few hours
Fly:  5​h
2
Aqaba, Jordan
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Petra - Wadi Musa, Jordan
— 2 nights
Drive:  14​h
4
Wadi Rum, Jordan
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Aqaba, Jordan
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
6
Rome, Italy
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h
End: Manchester, United Kingdom

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Cologne, Germany

Cologne
Though Cologne famously contains 12 Romanesque churches, the city's top prize remains its landmark Gothic cathedral.
To find traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Cologne road trip planning app .

Manchester, UK to Cologne is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of train, bus, and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Manchester to Cologne. November in Cologne sees daily highs of 11°C and lows of 4°C at night. You'll set off for Aqaba on the 30th (Sat).

Things to do in Cologne

Nightlife Historic Sites Museums

2
nights
Aqaba, Jordan

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.
To see maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Aqaba online trip itinerary planner .

You can fly from Cologne to Aqaba in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Cologne to Aqaba is 1 hour. Expect much warmer temperatures when traveling from Cologne in November; daily highs in Aqaba reach 33°C and lows reach 20°C. You'll have a few hours on the 2nd (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Petra - Wadi Musa.

Things to do in Aqaba

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Old Islamic Ayla ©
Old Islamic Ayla

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nights
Petra - Wadi Musa, Jordan

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 2nd (Mon): ride a horse along Horse Riding Jordan, then explore the ancient world of Al-Beidha - Little Petra, and then slough off your stress at Turkish baths. Keep things going the next day: explore the ancient world of Petra, delve into the distant past at Temple of Dushares, explore the ancient world of The Great Temple, then take an in-depth tour of Petra Museum, then contemplate the long history of Obelisk Tomb, and finally delve into the distant past at Mosesquelle.

To find ratings, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Petra - Wadi Musa trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Aqaba to Petra - Wadi Musa takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Wadi Rum.

Things to do in Petra - Wadi Musa

Historic Sites Outdoors Tours
Highlights from your plan
Al-Beidha - Little Petra ©
Al-Beidha - Little Petra
Petra ©
Petra
Obelisk Tomb ©
Obelisk Tomb

1
night
Wadi Rum, Jordan

Wadi Rum
Tourism in Wadi Rum revolves around UNESCO-protected desert scenery and spectacular limestone rock formations following a dry river bed, which in World War I served as the headquarters of a British-inspired Arab revolt against the Ottomans.
To see reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Wadi Rum online route planner .

Drive from Petra - Wadi Musa to Wadi Rum in 2 hours. On the 5th (Thu), you're off toAqaba.

Things to do in Wadi Rum

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

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nights
Aqaba, Jordan

Aqaba ©
You've now added Sea Guard Diving and Snorkeling to your itinerary. On the 5th (Thu), discover the deep blue sea with Sea Guard Diving and Snorkeling, then kick back and relax at City Beach, then head outdoors with Berenice Beach Club, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas. Here are some ideas for day two: admire nature's extreme beauty at Wadi Araba Desert, get some thrills out on the water with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, then explore the ancient world of Old Islamic Ayla, and finally walk around Aqaba Marine Park.

To find traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Aqaba online journey planner .

Traveling by car from Wadi Rum to Aqaba takes 1.5 hours. On the 7th (Sat), you'll travel to Rome.

Things to do in Aqaba

Outdoors Parks Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Berenice Beach Club ©
Berenice Beach Club
City Beach ©
City Beach
Wadi Araba Desert ©
Wadi Araba Desert

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night
Rome, Italy

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Piazza Navona as well as Trevi Fountain. Start off your visit on the 7th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Colosseum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santa Maria Sopra Minerva, then make a trip to Piazza Navona, then pause for some serene contemplation at Pantheon, and finally ponder the design of Trevi Fountain.

For other places to visit, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Rome trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by flight from Aqaba to Rome takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Aqaba to Rome. In December, Rome is slightly colder than Aqaba - with highs of 16°C and lows of 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Piazza Navona ©
Piazza Navona

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