9 days in Jordan Itinerary

9 days in Jordan Itinerary

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9 days in Jordan Itinerary

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

3
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.
Horseback Riding Tours and Wadi Rum Protected Area are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Discover out-of-the-way places like City Beach and Old Islamic Ayla. There's still lots to do: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, and view the masterpieces at Arts of Sham Countries Art Gallery.

To find where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, use the Aqaba holiday builder site .

Kuwait City, Kuwait to Aqaba is an approximately 6-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Arabia Standard Time to Israel Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Kuwait City in December, expect a bit warmer with lows of 14°C in Aqaba. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Petra - Wadi Musa.

Things to do in Aqaba

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trip

Wadi Rum Protected Area
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Wadi Rum Protected Area ©
Wadi Rum Protected Area
City Beach ©
City Beach
Old Islamic Ayla ©
Old Islamic Ayla

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sun): explore the ancient world of Petra World Heritage Site. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the ancient world of Al-Beidha - Little Petra, stroll through Horse Riding Jordan, explore the ancient world of Obelisk Tomb, delve into the distant past at The Great Temple, then delve into the distant past at Temple of Dushares, and finally explore the ancient world of Byzantine Church.

To find other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Petra - Wadi Musa holiday planner.

Getting from Aqaba to Petra - Wadi Musa by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) to allow time to drive to Karak.

Things to do in Petra - Wadi Musa

Historic Sites Parks Tours
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Petra ©
Petra
Byzantine Church ©
Byzantine Church
Obelisk Tomb ©
Obelisk Tomb

1
night
Karak

Karak ©
Al-Karak, also known as just Karak or Kerak, is a city in Jordan known for its Crusader castle, the Kerak Castle. On the 1st (Tue), explore the historical opulence of Kerak Castle and then get outside with Wadi Bin Hammad.

To see more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Karak trip planner.

Traveling by car from Petra - Wadi Musa to Karak takes 2.5 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Karak can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can drive to Amman.

Things to do in Karak

Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trip

Kerak de Moab Castle
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Wadi Bin Hammad ©
Wadi Bin Hammad
Kerak de Moab Castle ©
Kerak de Moab Castle

2
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.
On the 2nd (Wed), see the interesting displays at The Jordan Museum, explore the ancient world of Jerash Ruins, and then see the interesting displays at Royal Automobile Museum. Keep things going the next day: explore the ancient world of Roman Amphitheater and then delve into the distant past at The Citadel.

To find traveler tips and tourist information, refer to the Amman online tour planner .

You can drive from Karak to Amman in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In January, daily temperatures in Amman can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Amman

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Jerash Ruins
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Jerash Ruins ©
Jerash Ruins
The Citadel ©
The Citadel
Roman Amphitheater ©
Roman Amphitheater

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