9 days in Jordan Itinerary

9 days in Jordan Itinerary

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9 days in Jordan Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly:  20​h 30​min
1
Aqaba
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Wadi Rum
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
3
Petra - Wadi Musa
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Karak
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h
5
Amman
— 2 nights
Travel:  12​h
End: Newark

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.
To find traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Aqaba trip itinerary planner .

Newark, USA to Aqaba is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Israel Standard Time (IST) is 7 hours. In September, Aqaba is somewhat warmer than Newark - with highs of 100°F and lows of 79°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Wadi Rum.

Things to do in Aqaba

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
South Beach ©
South Beach
Sharif Hussein Bin Ali ©
Sharif Hussein Bin Ali

1
night
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.
For photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read Wadi Rum vacation builder app .

Drive from Aqaba to Wadi Rum in 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Petra - Wadi Musa.

Things to do in Wadi Rum

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

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.
On the 2nd (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of Petra, then delve into the distant past at Street of Facades, and then contemplate the long history of Al-Beidha - Little Petra.

To see reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read our Petra - Wadi Musa travel app .

You can drive from Wadi Rum to Petra - Wadi Musa in 2 hours. You will have some time to spend on the 4th (Fri) before leaving for Karak.

Things to do in Petra - Wadi Musa

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Petra ©
Petra
Al-Beidha - Little Petra ©
Al-Beidha - Little Petra
Street of Facades ©
Street of Facades

1
day
Karak

Karak ©
Al-Karak, also known as just Karak or Kerak, is a city in Jordan known for its Crusader castle, the Kerak Castle. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Kerak Castle. Start off your visit on the 4th (Fri): step into the grandiose world of Kerak Castle, get outside with Wadi al-Mujib, appreciate the history behind Madaba Mosaic Map, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St John the Baptist, and finally stroll through Mount Nebo.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Karak trip simple and quick.

You can drive from Petra - Wadi Musa to Karak in 2.5 hours. In October in Karak, expect temperatures between 82°F during the day and 50°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can go by car to Amman.

Things to do in Karak

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Madaba, Kerak de Moab Castle
Highlights from your plan
Kerak de Moab Castle ©
Kerak de Moab Castle
Mount Nebo ©
Mount Nebo
Madaba Mosaic Map ©
Madaba Mosaic Map

2
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.
For ratings, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Amman sightseeing planning website .

Traveling by car from Karak to Amman takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Amman when traveling from Karak in October, with lows around 60°F. You will have some time to spend on the 6th (Sun) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Amman

Historic Sites

Side Trips

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

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