25 days in Jordan Itinerary

25 days in Jordan Itinerary

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25 days in Jordan Itinerary

Start: Amman
Drive:  1​h 45​min
1
Karak
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  2​h 30​min
2
Aqaba
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Petra - Wadi Musa
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
4
Ajlun
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Amman
— 6 nights
End: Amman

4
nights
Karak

Karak ©
Al-Karak, also known as just Karak or Kerak, is a city in Jordan known for its Crusader castle, the Kerak Castle. Change things up with a short trip to The Museum at the Lowest Place on Earth in Safi (about 52 minutes away). There's more to do: explore the historical opulence of Kerak Castle and get outside with Wadi al-Mujib.

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Amman to Karak is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Amman in September, plan for slightly colder nights in Karak, with lows around 16°C. You will leave for Aqaba on the 2nd (Tue).

Things to do in Karak

Outdoors Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kerak de Moab Castle, The Museum at the Lowest Place on Earth
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Wadi Bin Hammad ©
Wadi Bin Hammad
Kerak de Moab Castle ©
Kerak de Moab Castle
The Museum at the Lowest Place on Earth ©

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Aqaba: Wadi Rum (Wadi Rum Protected Area & Horseback Riding Tours). There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at City Beach, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, head outdoors with Berenice Beach Club, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Aqaba attractions planner.

You can do a combination of car and flight from Karak to Aqaba in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and bus. When traveling from Karak in October, plan for a bit warmer days and much hotter nights in Aqaba: temperatures range from 39°C by day to 25°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Petra - Wadi Musa.

Things to do in Aqaba

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Wadi Rum Protected Area
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Wadi Rum Protected Area ©
Wadi Rum Protected Area
City Beach ©
City Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling

5
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.
Step out of Petra - Wadi Musa to go to Shoubak and see Montreal, which is approximately 40 minutes away. Spend the 7th (Sun) exploring ancient history at Petra World Heritage Site. There's much more to do: delve into the distant past at Al-Beidha - Little Petra, look for gifts at Mosa Spring Gift Shop, contemplate the long history of Obelisk Tomb, and take a pleasant ride with Horse Riding Jordan.

For maps, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Petra - Wadi Musa trip itinerary builder site .

You can drive from Aqaba to Petra - Wadi Musa in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. You will leave for Ajlun on the 11th (Thu).

Things to do in Petra - Wadi Musa

Historic Sites Tours Baths

Side Trip

Montreal Crusader Castle
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Petra ©
Petra
Obelisk Tomb ©
Obelisk Tomb
Turkish Baths

5
nights
Ajlun

Ajlun ©
Change things up with these side-trips from Ajlun: Pella (in Irbid Governorate), Irbid (Arabela Mall, King's Highway, & more) and Jerash Ruins (in Jerash).

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Traveling by car from Petra - Wadi Musa to Ajlun takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. In October, daily temperatures in Ajlun can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. On the 16th (Tue), you'll travel to Amman.

Things to do in Ajlun

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Irbid, Jerash, Pella
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Jerash Ruins ©
Jerash Ruins
Ajloun Castle
Ajloun Castle
UMm Qays Archeological Site ©
UMm Qays Archeological Site

6
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.
Explore Amman's surroundings by going to Azraq Wetland Reserve (in Azraq), Madaba (Dead Sea, Madaba Mosaic Map, & more) and Mountain Breeze Resort (in Al Salt). Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Roman Amphitheater, see the interesting displays at The Jordan Museum, browse the different shops at The Galleria Mall, and don't miss a visit to The Boulevard.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Amman day trip planning website .

Traveling by car from Ajlun to Amman takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Amman when traveling from Ajlun in October, with lows around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Amman

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trips

Madaba, Azraq Wetland Reserve, Mountain Breeze Resort
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The Citadel ©
The Citadel
Roman Amphitheater ©
Roman Amphitheater
Mount Nebo ©
Mount Nebo

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