9 days in Jordan Itinerary

9 days in Jordan Itinerary

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9 days in Jordan Itinerary

Start: Rome
+2
Fly + foot + bus:  8​h 30​min
1
Amman
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
Petra - Wadi Musa
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
3
Aqaba
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
End: Rome

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.
Jerash Ruins and Roman Amphitheater will appeal to history buffs. Let the collections at Royal Automobile Museum and TIRAZ Widad Kawar Home for Arab Dress capture your imagination. Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at The Citadel, see where the ancients bathed at Roman baths, look for gifts at Jobedu - جوبدو, and see the interesting displays at The Jordan Museum.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Amman itinerary planner.

Rome, Italy to Amman is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Rome to Amman is 1 hour. December in Amman sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to drive to Petra - Wadi Musa.

Things to do in Amman

Historic Sites Museums Baths

Side Trip

Jerash Ruins
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Jerash Ruins ©
Jerash Ruins
The Citadel ©
The Citadel
Roman Amphitheater ©
Roman Amphitheater

1
night
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 30th (Mon): delve into the distant past at The Great Temple, contemplate the long history of Petra, explore the ancient world of Temple of Dushares, then explore the ancient world of Al-Beidha - Little Petra, and finally get engrossed in the history at Petra Museum.

To see maps, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Petra - Wadi Musa day trip website .

Getting from Amman to Petra - Wadi Musa by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Aqaba.

Things to do in Petra - Wadi Musa

Historic Sites Museums
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Petra ©
Petra
Al-Beidha - Little Petra ©
Al-Beidha - Little Petra
The Great Temple ©
The Great Temple

4
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.
Get in touch with nature at Scuba & Snorkeling and Horseback Riding Tours. When in Aqaba, make a side trip to see Wadi Rum Protected Area in Wadi Rum, approximately 1h 15 min away. There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at South Beach, take in the exciting artwork at Arts of Sham Countries Art Gallery, and explore the fascinating landscape at Wadi Araba Desert.

For more things to do, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our Aqaba day trip website .

Getting from Petra - Wadi Musa to Aqaba by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Aqaba can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Aqaba

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Wadi Rum
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Wadi Rum Protected Area ©
Wadi Rum Protected Area
Scuba & Snorkeling
Horseback Riding Tours

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