9 days in Jordan Itinerary

9 days in Jordan Itinerary

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9 days in Jordan Itinerary

Start: Brussels
train + Fly:  10​h 45​min
1
Aqaba
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Petra - Wadi Musa
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Amman
— 3 nights
+2
bus + foot + Fly:  10​h 15​min
End: Brussels

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. There's lots more to do: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, explore the galleries of Arts of Sham Countries Art Gallery, get outside with Berenice Beach Club, and explore the fascinating landscape at Wadi Araba Desert.

For traveler tips, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read Aqaba trip itinerary builder site .

Brussels, Belgium to Aqaba is an approximately 11-hour combination of train and flight. You can also fly; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time to Israel Standard Time is 1 hour. Plan for warmer temperatures traveling from Brussels in November, with highs in Aqaba at 33°C and lows at 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can go by car to Petra - Wadi Musa.

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
Scuba & Snorkeling
Wadi Araba Desert ©
Wadi Araba Desert

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 5th (Tue), delve into the distant past at Petra, then deepen your understanding at Petra Kitchen, and then delve into the distant past at Al-Beidha - Little Petra. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the ancient world of The Great Temple, then delve into the distant past at Byzantine Church, then explore the ancient world of Obelisk Tomb, and finally explore the historical opulence of Shobak Castle.

To see traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Petra - Wadi Musa trip maker site .

Getting from Aqaba to Petra - Wadi Musa by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can go by car to Amman.

Things to do in Petra - Wadi Musa

Historic Sites
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Petra ©
Petra
Al-Beidha - Little Petra ©
Al-Beidha - Little Petra
Shobak Castle ©
Shobak Castle

3
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Amman side-trips: Madaba (Madaba Mosaic Map & Mount Nebo), Ajlun Castle (Qala'at ar-Rabad) (in Ajlun) and Jerash Ruins (in Jerash). There's lots more to do: explore the ancient world of The Citadel, steep yourself in history at Roman Amphitheater, don't miss a visit to Rainbow Street, and see the interesting displays at Royal Automobile Museum.

For reviews, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read Amman trip planning tool .

Drive from Petra - Wadi Musa to Amman in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in November, and nighttime lows around 12°C. On the 9th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Amman

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Madaba, Ajlun Castle (Qala'at ar-Rabad), Jerash Ruins
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Jerash Ruins ©
Jerash Ruins
The Citadel ©
The Citadel
Roman Amphitheater ©
Roman Amphitheater

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