32 days in Jordan Itinerary

32 days in Jordan Itinerary

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32 days in Jordan Itinerary

Start: Amman
Drive:  1​h 45​min
1
Karak
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  2​h 30​min
2
Aqaba
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Wadi Rum
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
Petra - Wadi Musa
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Dana
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
6
Ajlun
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
7
Amman
— 9 nights
End: Amman

2
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. Karak is known for outdoors. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Wadi al-Mujib, contemplate the long history of Cave of Prophet Lut, tour the pleasant surroundings at Mujib Nature Reserve, and head outdoors with Wadi Bin Hammad.

To see maps, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Karak driving holiday planner.

Amman to Karak is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Amman in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Karak, with lows of 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Aqaba.

Things to do in Karak

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Dead Sea Region, Wadi al-Mujib
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Wadi al-Mujib ©
Wadi al-Mujib
Wadi Bin Hammad ©
Wadi Bin Hammad
Cave of Prophet Lut ©
Cave of Prophet Lut

5
nights
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.
Aqaba is known for adventure, wildlife, outdoors, beaches, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, get outside with Berenice Beach Club, and tour the pleasant surroundings at City Beach.

To find photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Aqaba itinerary planner.

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. Traveling from Karak in December, things will get somewhat warmer in Aqaba: highs are around 27°C and lows about 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Wadi Rum.

Things to do in Aqaba

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Wadi Araba Desert ©
Wadi Araba Desert
Berenice Beach Club ©
Berenice Beach Club

4
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.
Spend the 23rd (Mon) exploring the stark beauty of Wadi Rum Protected Area. And it doesn't end there: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, and explore the stunning scenery at Wadi Rum Trail.

To find ratings, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Wadi Rum online vacation planner .

Getting from Aqaba to Wadi Rum by car takes about 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Petra - Wadi Musa.

Things to do in Wadi Rum

Outdoors Nature Parks
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Wadi Rum Protected Area ©
Wadi Rum Protected Area
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Off-Road Tours

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.
When in Petra - Wadi Musa, make a side trip to see Montreal Crusader Castle in Shoubak, approximately 42 minutes away. There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Petra, delve into the distant past at Byzantine Church, see Off-Road Tours, and make a trip to The Great Temple.

For other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Petra - Wadi Musa itinerary maker app .

Traveling by car from Wadi Rum to Petra - Wadi Musa takes 2 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) so you can go by car to Dana.

Things to do in Petra - Wadi Musa

Historic Sites Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Montreal Crusader Castle
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Petra ©
Petra
Al-Beidha - Little Petra ©
Al-Beidha - Little Petra
Montreal Crusader Castle ©
Montreal Crusader Castle

3
nights
Dana

Dana ©
Dana is a village near the town of Tafilah, in central-western Jordan. Dana is known for trails and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: trek along Dana Nature Reserve, explore the striking landscape at Wadi Ghuweir, and step into the grandiose world of Kerak de Moab Castle.

To see reviews, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Dana day trip planner .

Traveling by car from Petra - Wadi Musa to Dana takes 1.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Time (EET) to Arabia Standard Time (AST) is 1 hour. On the 3rd (Fri), you'll travel to Ajlun.

Things to do in Dana

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Kerak de Moab Castle
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Dana Nature Reserve ©
Dana Nature Reserve
Wadi Ghuweir ©
Wadi Ghuweir
Kerak de Moab Castle ©
Kerak de Moab Castle

3
nights
Ajlun

Ajlun ©
Change things up with a short trip to Jerash Ruins in Jerash (about 34 minutes away).

For traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Ajlun trip itinerary site .

You can drive from Dana to Ajlun in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi and bus. The time zone difference moving from Arabia Standard Time (AST) to Eastern European Time (EET) is minus 1 hour. In January, daily temperatures in Ajlun can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. On the 6th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Amman.

Things to do in Ajlun

Historic Sites Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Jerash, Pella
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Jerash Ruins ©
Jerash Ruins
Ajlun Castle (Qala'at ar-Rabad) ©
Ajlun Castle (Qala'at ar-Rabad)
Ajloun Castle
Ajloun Castle

9
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Amman: Azraq (Qasr Azraq & Quseir Amra) and Madaba (Church of St John the Baptist, Mount Nebo, & more). The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of The Citadel, delve into the distant past at Qasr al-Kharrana, see the interesting displays at Royal Automobile Museum, and don't miss a visit to Rainbow Street.

For where to stay, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Amman visit planner .

Traveling by car from Ajlun to Amman takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In January in Amman, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 5°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Amman

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Madaba, Azraq
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The Citadel ©
The Citadel
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Roman Amphitheater ©
Roman Amphitheater

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