6 days in Jordan Itinerary

6 days in Jordan Itinerary

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6 days in Jordan Itinerary

Start: Riyadh
Fly + Drive:  5​h
1
Amman
— Few hours
bus:  1​h 15​min
2
Sweimah
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Petra - Wadi Musa
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
Wadi Rum
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Aqaba
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 30​min
End: Riyadh


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Amman

Amman ©
Jordan's capital city, Amman spreads across 19 hills and includes many distinct districts, each with their own historical and cultural marvels.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Fri): have fun and explore at Children's Museum.

To find ratings, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Amman trip itinerary builder .

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to Amman is an approximately 5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Arabia Standard Time to Eastern European Time is minus 1 hour. While traveling from Riyadh, expect a bit cooler days and cooler nights in Amman, ranging from highs of 32°C to lows of 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) to allow time to take a bus to Sweimah.

Things to do in Amman

Childrens Museums Museums
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Children's Museum ©
Children's Museum

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Sweimah

Sweimah ©
On the 19th (Sat), explore the activities along Dead Sea and then take in the awesome beauty at Mount Nebo.

For where to stay, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read Sweimah online itinerary maker .

Traveling by bus from Amman to Sweimah takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can go by car to Petra - Wadi Musa.

Things to do in Sweimah

Parks Nature Historic Sites

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Madaba
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Mount Nebo ©
Mount Nebo
Dead Sea ©
Dead Sea

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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 20th (Sun): delve into the distant past at Byzantine Church, then take in the spiritual surroundings of The Great Temple, then delve into the distant past at Temple of Dushares, and finally explore the ancient world of Petra. Here are some ideas for day two: take an in-depth tour of Petra Museum, steep yourself in history at Al-Beidha - Little Petra, then deepen your understanding at Petra Kitchen, then steep yourself in history at Obelisk Tomb, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To find where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Petra - Wadi Musa online vacation maker .

You can drive from Sweimah to Petra - Wadi Musa in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi, flight, and car; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can drive to Wadi Rum.

Things to do in Petra - Wadi Musa

Historic Sites Museums Spas
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Byzantine Church ©
Byzantine Church
Petra ©
Petra
Obelisk Tomb ©
Obelisk Tomb

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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.
On the 22nd (Tue), trot along with a tour on horseback.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Wadi Rum journey planning site .

Getting from Petra - Wadi Musa to Wadi Rum by car takes about 2 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Aqaba.

Things to do in Wadi Rum

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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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 23rd (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at South Beach and then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

For photos, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Aqaba road trip planning website .

Getting from Wadi Rum to Aqaba by car takes about 1.5 hours. October in Aqaba sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 25°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Aqaba

Beaches Parks Outdoors
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South Beach ©
South Beach

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