8 days in Jordan Itinerary

8 days in Jordan Itinerary

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8 days in Jordan Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly:  10​h 30​min
1
Wadi Rum
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Aqaba
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Petra - Wadi Musa
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
4
Amman
— 3 nights
+2
bus + foot + Fly:  11​h 45​min
End: Mumbai

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Mon): admire nature's extreme beauty at Wadi Rum Protected Area.

To find where to stay, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Wadi Rum trip planner .

Mumbai, India to Wadi Rum is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Mumbai to Wadi Rum is minus 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to drive to Aqaba.

Things to do in Wadi Rum

Nature Parks
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Wadi Rum Protected Area ©
Wadi Rum Protected Area

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Tue): make a trip to Sharif Hussein Bin Ali and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Here are some ideas for day two: get outside with Berenice Beach Club, then explore the galleries of Arts of Sham Countries Art Gallery, and then admire nature's extreme beauty at Wadi Araba Desert.

To see reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read Aqaba trip planner .

You can drive from Wadi Rum to Aqaba in 1.5 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Aqaba can reach 44°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Petra - Wadi Musa.

Things to do in Aqaba

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Wadi Araba Desert ©
Wadi Araba Desert
Berenice Beach Club ©
Berenice Beach Club

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 19th (Thu): delve into the distant past at Al-Beidha - Little Petra, then gain insight at Petra Kitchen, and then explore the ancient world of Petra.

For maps, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Petra - Wadi Musa day trip planning website .

Drive from Aqaba to Petra - Wadi Musa in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Amman.

Things to do in Petra - Wadi Musa

Historic Sites
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Petra ©
Petra
Al-Beidha - Little Petra ©
Al-Beidha - Little Petra
Petra Kitchen ©
Petra Kitchen

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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Fri): explore the ancient world of The Citadel, don't miss a visit to Rainbow Street, and then explore the ancient world of Jerash Ruins. Here are some ideas for day two: appreciate the history behind Madaba Mosaic Map, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Nebo, then see the interesting displays at Royal Automobile Museum, and finally explore the ancient world of Roman Amphitheater.

For where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Amman tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Petra - Wadi Musa to Amman in 3 hours. Another option is to take a bus. September in Amman sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Amman

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trips

Madaba, Jerash Ruins
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Jerash Ruins ©
Jerash Ruins
The Citadel ©
The Citadel
Roman Amphitheater ©
Roman Amphitheater

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