9 days in Jordan Itinerary

9 days in Jordan Itinerary

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9 days in Jordan Itinerary

Start: Haugesund
Fly + Drive:  16​h 15​min
1
Wadi Rum
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
2
Petra - Wadi Musa
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Amman
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
4
Aqaba
— 2 nights
Fly:  15​h 45​min
End: Haugesund

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sat): admire nature's extreme beauty at Wadi Rum Protected Area. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Sun): Head underground at Wadi Rum Trail and then take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback.

To find more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Wadi Rum itinerary planning tool .

Haugesund, Norway to Wadi Rum is an approximately 16.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Central European Time (CET) to Israel Standard Time (IST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can drive to Petra - Wadi Musa.

Things to do in Wadi Rum

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Wadi Rum Protected Area ©
Wadi Rum Protected Area

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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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Mon): delve into the distant past at Temple of Dushares, then explore the ancient world of Byzantine Church, then admire the striking features of The Great Temple, and finally explore the ancient world of Petra. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Al-Beidha - Little Petra, deepen your understanding at Petra Kitchen, then delve into the distant past at Obelisk Tomb, and finally get engrossed in the history at Petra Museum.

To find reviews, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Petra - Wadi Musa travel route website .

Traveling by car from Wadi Rum to Petra - Wadi Musa takes 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to drive to Amman.

Things to do in Petra - Wadi Musa

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Byzantine Church ©
Byzantine Church
Petra ©
Petra
Obelisk Tomb ©
Obelisk Tomb

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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.
On the 16th (Wed), steep yourself in history at The Citadel, then don't miss a visit to Rainbow Street, and then explore the ancient world of Jerash Ruins. On your second day here, delve into the distant past at Roman Amphitheater, take in the awesome beauty at Mount Nebo, then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St John the Baptist, and finally examine the collection at Royal Automobile Museum.

To see more things to do, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our Amman trip maker app .

Getting from Petra - Wadi Musa to Amman by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Amman can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can go by car to Aqaba.

Things to do in Amman

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Madaba, Jerash Ruins
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Jerash Ruins ©
Jerash Ruins
Church of St John the Baptist ©
Church of St John the Baptist
The Citadel ©
The Citadel

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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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Fri): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, kick back and relax at South Beach, and then explore the galleries of Arts of Sham Countries Art Gallery.

To see other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Aqaba trip planner .

Getting from Amman to Aqaba by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. Traveling from Amman in October, things will get somewhat warmer in Aqaba: highs are around 39°C and lows about 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Aqaba

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South Beach ©
South Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling

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