9 days in Jordan Itinerary

9 days in Jordan Itinerary

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9 days in Jordan Itinerary

Start: Dublin
Fly + Drive:  12​h 15​min
1
Madaba
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Jerash
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Petra - Wadi Musa
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
Aqaba
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Wadi Rum
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  11​h 45​min
End: Dublin

1
night
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.
On the 5th (Sat), pause for some photo ops at Madaba Mosaic Map, take in the awesome beauty at Mount Nebo, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Dead Sea.

To see more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Madaba trip planner.

Dublin, Ireland to Madaba is an approximately 12.5-hour combination of flight and car. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Dublin to Madaba due to the time zone difference. Expect much hotter weather when traveling from Dublin in October: highs in Madaba hover around 32°C, while lows dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to drive to Jerash.

Things to do in Madaba

Nature Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Mount Nebo ©
Mount Nebo
Madaba Mosaic Map ©
Madaba Mosaic Map
Dead Sea ©
Dead Sea

2
nights
Jerash

Jerash ©
Jerash, is the capital and the largest city of Jerash Governorate, Jordan, with a population of 50,745 as of 2015. Start off your visit on the 6th (Sun): make a trip to Rainbow Street, then step into the grandiose world of Ajlun Castle (Qala'at ar-Rabad), and then explore the ancient world of Jerash Ruins. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Mon): examine the collection at Royal Automobile Museum, explore the ancient world of The Citadel, and then delve into the distant past at Roman Amphitheater.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read Jerash sightseeing planning tool .

You can drive from Madaba to Jerash in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Petra - Wadi Musa.

Things to do in Jerash

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Amman, Ajlun Castle (Qala'at ar-Rabad)
Highlights from your plan
Jerash Ruins ©
Jerash Ruins
The Citadel ©
The Citadel
Roman Amphitheater ©
Roman Amphitheater

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 (Tue), explore the ancient world of Petra, gain insight at Petra Kitchen, and then delve into the distant past at Al-Beidha - Little Petra. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the ancient world of The Great Temple, delve into the distant past at Byzantine Church, then contemplate the long history of Obelisk Tomb, and finally explore the historical opulence of Shobak Castle.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Petra - Wadi Musa trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can drive from Jerash to Petra - Wadi Musa in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Aqaba.

Things to do in Petra - Wadi Musa

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Petra ©
Petra
Al-Beidha - Little Petra ©
Al-Beidha - Little Petra
Shobak Castle ©
Shobak Castle

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 10th (Thu): view the masterpieces at Arts of Sham Countries Art Gallery, then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, and then make a trip to Sharif Hussein Bin Ali.

For traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Aqaba online journey planner .

Getting from Petra - Wadi Musa to Aqaba by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Aqaba are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Wadi Rum.

Things to do in Aqaba

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Sharif Hussein Bin Ali ©
Sharif Hussein Bin Ali

2
nights
Wadi Rum

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.
On the 11th (Fri), explore the fascinating landscape at Wadi Rum Protected Area.

For traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Wadi Rum online travel route planner .

Getting from Aqaba to Wadi Rum by car takes about 1.5 hours. You'll set off for home on the 12th (Sat).

Things to do in Wadi Rum

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Wadi Rum Protected Area ©
Wadi Rum Protected Area

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