12 days in Jordan Itinerary

12 days in Jordan Itinerary

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12 days in Jordan Itinerary

Start: Cluj-Napoca
Fly:  14​h 15​min
1
Aqaba
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Petra - Wadi Musa
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Madaba
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
4
Amman
— 3 nights
+2
bus + foot + Fly:  21​h 30​min
End: Cluj-Napoca

2
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes South Beach as well as Lawrence's Spring. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Mon): explore the fascinating landscape at Wadi Rum Protected Area and then identify plant and animal life at Lawrence's Spring. On the 6th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the fascinating landscape at Wadi Araba Desert and then enjoy the sand and surf at South Beach.

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Cluj-Napoca, Romania to Aqaba is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. Expect much hotter temperatures when traveling from Cluj-Napoca in August; daily highs in Aqaba reach 47°C and lows reach 33°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can go by car to Petra - Wadi Musa.

Things to do in Aqaba

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trip

Wadi Rum
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Wadi Rum Protected Area ©
Wadi Rum Protected Area
Wadi Araba Desert ©
Wadi Araba Desert
Lawrence's Spring ©
Lawrence's Spring

3
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Petra By Night, Temple of Dushares and Street of Facades. On the 7th (Wed), steep yourself in history at Petra and then delve into the distant past at Street of Facades. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Thu): explore the ancient world of Byzantine Church, explore the ancient world of Temple of Dushares, then delve into the distant past at Al-Beidha - Little Petra, and finally contemplate the long history of Petra By Night.

For where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Petra - Wadi Musa trip planner .

Traveling by car from Aqaba to Petra - Wadi Musa takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. On the 9th (Fri), you'll travel to Madaba.

Things to do in Petra - Wadi Musa

Historic Sites
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Petra ©
Petra
Petra By Night ©
Petra By Night
Al-Beidha - Little Petra ©
Al-Beidha - Little Petra

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nights
Madaba

Madaba ©
A trip to Madaba will delight most history enthusiasts: the small, friendly town boasts a plethora of exquisite Byzantine mosaics, decorating its buildings and archaeological sites.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Kerak Castle as well as Wadi al-Mujib. There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Mount Nebo, don't miss a visit to Madaba Mosaic Map, delve into the distant past at Umm ar-Rasas, and pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St John the Baptist.

For reviews, photos, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Madaba sightseeing planning app .

Getting from Petra - Wadi Musa to Madaba by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Madaba can reach 40°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Amman.

Things to do in Madaba

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kerak Castle, Wadi al-Mujib
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Mount Nebo ©
Mount Nebo
Madaba Mosaic Map ©
Madaba Mosaic Map
Dead Sea ©
Dead Sea

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Martyr's Memorial as well as National Archaeological Museum. Take a break from Amman with a short trip to Jerash Ruins in Jerash, about 56 minutes away. There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of The Citadel, make a trip to Rainbow Street, see the interesting displays at The Jordan Museum, and explore the ancient world of Roman Amphitheater.

To find maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Amman road trip planning app .

Traveling by car from Madaba to Amman takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Madaba in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Amman, with lows of 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Wed) to allow enough 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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