9 days in Jordan Itinerary

9 days in Jordan Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Chennai
Fly + Taxi:  15 h 30 min
1
Madaba
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h
2
Petra - Wadi Musa
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
3
Aqaba
— 1 night
Fly:  20 h
End: Chennai

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.
Explore Madaba's surroundings by going to Jerash Ruins (in Jerash) and Amman (The Citadel, Roman Amphitheater, &more). There's lots more to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Nebo, pause for some photo ops at Madaba Mosaic Map, and explore the activities along Dead Sea.

To find reviews, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Madaba trip planner.

Chennai, India to Madaba is an approximately 9- hour combination of flight and taxi. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3.5 hours traveling from Chennai to Madaba. Traveling from Chennai in December, things will get cooler in Madaba: highs are around 18°C and lows about 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Petra - Wadi Musa.

Things to do in Madaba

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Amman, Jerash Ruins
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The Citadel ©
The Citadel
Mount Nebo ©
Mount Nebo
Jerash Ruins ©
Jerash Ruins

3
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 31st (Sun): contemplate the long history of Petra. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: delve into the distant past at Al-Beidha - Little Petra, then delve into the distant past at Street of Facades, then steep yourself in history at Petra By Night, and finally delve into the distant past at Temple of Dushares.

For where to stay, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Petra - Wadi Musa attractions planner.

Getting from Madaba to Petra - Wadi Musa by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi, flight, and car; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can go by car to Aqaba.

Things to do in Petra - Wadi Musa

Historic Sites
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Petra ©
Petra
Petra By Night ©
Petra By Night
Al-Beidha - Little Petra ©
Al-Beidha - Little Petra

1
night
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.
On the 2nd (Tue), explore the fascinating landscape at Wadi Rum Protected Area. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour and then get outside with Berenice Beach Club.

To see photos, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Aqaba travel route tool.

Drive from Petra - Wadi Musa to Aqaba in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in January, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Aqaba

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trip

Wadi Rum Protected Area
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Wadi Rum Protected Area ©
Wadi Rum Protected Area
Berenice Beach Club ©
Berenice Beach Club
Scuba & Snorkeling

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