12 days in Jordan Itinerary

12 days in Jordan Itinerary

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12 days in Jordan Itinerary

Start: Dubai
+2
Fly + Foot + Bus:  7​h 15​min
1
Amman
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
Petra - Wadi Musa
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Wadi Rum
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
End: Dubai

4
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.
Head to Abdali Boulevard and The Galleria Mallfor plenty of shopping. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Jerash Ruins and Royal Automobile Museum. Explore Amman's surroundings by going to Azraq Wetland Reserve (in Azraq) and Madaba (Madaba Mosaic Map & Mount Nebo). There's much more to do: stop by Al Burgan Handicrafts, contemplate the long history of The Citadel, make a trip to Beit Shocair for Culture and Heritage, and explore the ancient world of Roman Amphitheater.

To see maps, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Amman trip itinerary app .

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Amman is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of train, taxi, flight, and bus; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Gulf Standard Time (GST) to Eastern European Time (EET) is minus 2 hours. When traveling from Dubai in July, plan for a bit cooler days and much colder nights in Amman: temperatures range from 38°C by day to 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to drive to Petra - Wadi Musa.

Things to do in Amman

Historic Sites Shopping Parks

Side Trips

Madaba, Azraq Wetland Reserve, Jerash Ruins
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Jerash Ruins ©
Jerash Ruins
The Citadel ©
The Citadel
Mount Nebo ©
Mount Nebo

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Petra World Heritage Site and Al-Beidha - Little Petra. The adventure continues: explore the ancient world of Street of Facades, ride a horse along Horse Riding Jordan, explore and take pictures at Petra Kitchen, and look for gifts at Mosa Spring Gift Shop.

To find more things to do, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Petra - Wadi Musa online tour itinerary planner .

Drive from Amman to Petra - Wadi Musa in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Wadi Rum.

Things to do in Petra - Wadi Musa

Historic Sites Trails Parks
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Petra ©
Petra
Al-Beidha - Little Petra ©
Al-Beidha - Little Petra
Street of Facades ©
Street of Facades

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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.
Get outdoors at Berenice Beach Club and Wadi Rum Protected Area. Change things up with these side-trips from Wadi Rum: Aqaba (City Beach, Scuba & Snorkeling, & more). The adventure continues: take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback.

For photos, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Wadi Rum visit planner.

Traveling by car from Petra - Wadi Musa to Wadi Rum takes 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Wadi Rum

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Aqaba
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Wadi Rum Protected Area ©
Wadi Rum Protected Area
Scuba & Snorkeling
Wadi Araba Desert ©
Wadi Araba Desert

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