37 days in Jordan Itinerary

37 days in Jordan Itinerary

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Start: Zurich
Fly + Drive:  9 h 45 min
1
Azraq
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Irbid
— 3 nights
Bus:  1 h 30 min
3
Amman
— 9 nights
Bus:  1 h 15 min
4
Sweimah
— 3 nights
Taxi + Fly:  2 h
5
Aqaba
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
6
Wadi Rum
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
7
Dana
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
8
Petra - Wadi Musa
— 6 nights
Drive + Fly:  8 h 15 min
End: Zurich

3
nights
Azraq

Azraq
Azraq is a small town in Zarqa Governorate in central-eastern Jordan, east of Amman. Azraq is known for historic sites and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Quseir Amra, make a trip to Qasr Azraq, and stroll through Shaumari Nature Reserve.

To find photos, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Azraq route planner.

Zurich, Switzerland to Azraq is an approximately 10- hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Zurich to Azraq, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Zurich in December, with highs in Azraq at 19°C and lows at 5°C. On the 31st (Tue), you're off to Irbid.

Things to do in Azraq

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Shaumari Nature Reserve
Find places to stay Dec 28 — 31:
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Azraq Wetland Reserve
Azraq Wetland Reserve
Quseir Amra ©
Quseir Amra
Qasr Azraq ©
Qasr Azraq

3
nights
Irbid

Irbid ©
Irbid, known in ancient times as Arabella or Arbela, is the capital and largest city of the Irbid Governorate. Venture out of the city with trips to Ajlun (Ajloun Nature Reserve & Ajlun Castle (Qala'at ar-Rabad)), Umm Qais Museum (in Umm Qais) and Jerash (Jerash Ruins & Ajloun Castle). There's more to do: don't miss a visit to UMm Qays Archeological Site and cruise along King's Highway.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read Irbid tour itinerary planning site.

Drive from Azraq to Irbid in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. December in Irbid sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 4°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) to allow time to take a bus to Amman.

Things to do in Irbid

Historic Sites Museums Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Ajlun, Jerash, Umm Qais Museum
Find places to stay Dec 31 — Jan 3:
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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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Amman: Madaba (The Church of Saint George, St. John the Baptist Roman Catholic Church, &more). Next up on the itinerary: explore the ancient world of The Citadel, contemplate the long history of Roman Amphitheater, make a trip to Lilas Tours, and examine the collection at Royal Automobile Museum.

To see traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Amman itinerary website.

Traveling by bus from Irbid to Amman takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In January in Amman, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 5°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to catch the bus to Sweimah.

Things to do in Amman

Historic Sites Tours Museums

Side Trip

Madaba
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The Citadel ©
The Citadel
Roman Amphitheater ©
Roman Amphitheater
Rainbow Street ©
Rainbow Street

3
nights
Sweimah

Sweimah ©
Get out of town with these interesting Sweimah side-trips: Wadi Bin Hammad (in Karak) and Madaba (Al Hakaya (La Storia) Eatery and cultural center & Madaba Mosaic Map).

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Sweimah road trip site.

Traveling by bus from Amman to Sweimah takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Aqaba.

Things to do in Sweimah

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Madaba, Mujib Nature Reserve, Wadi al-Mujib, Wadi Bin Hammad
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Mount Nebo ©
Mount Nebo
Madaba Mosaic Map ©
Madaba Mosaic Map
Dead Sea ©
Dead Sea

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, and outdoors. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, head outdoors with Berenice Beach Club, kick back and relax at City Beach, and take in the exciting artwork at Arts of Sham Countries Art Gallery.

To find reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Aqaba online tour planner.

Do a combination of taxi and flight from Sweimah to Aqaba in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. January in Aqaba sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 12°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Wadi Rum.

Things to do in Aqaba

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites
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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.
Wadi Rum is known for nature, nightlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the fascinating landscape at Wadi Rum Protected Area, see Off-Road Tours, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, and trek along Wadi Rum Trail.

Before you visit Wadi Rum, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can drive from Aqaba to Wadi Rum in 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to Dana.

Things to do in Wadi Rum

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

3
nights
Dana

Dana ©
Dana is a village near the town of Tafilah, in central-western Jordan. Get out of town with these interesting Dana side-trips: Safi (The Museum at the Lowest Place on Earth & Lot's Cave). And it doesn't end there: step into the grandiose world of Kerak de Moab Castle, explore the striking landscape at Wadi Ghuweir, contemplate the long history of Cave of Prophet Lut, and hike along Dana Nature Reserve.

To see traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our Dana online attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Wadi Rum to Dana takes 2.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Petra - Wadi Musa.

Things to do in Dana

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Safi, Dead Sea Region
Find places to stay Jan 24 — 27:
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Dana Nature Reserve ©
Dana Nature Reserve
Kerak de Moab Castle ©
Kerak de Moab Castle
Wadi Ghuweir ©
Wadi Ghuweir

6
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 Shoubak away. The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Petra, take an in-depth tour of Petra Museum, explore the ancient world of Al-Beidha - Little Petra, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Great Temple.

For reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Petra - Wadi Musa trip maker tool.

Traveling by car from Dana to Petra - Wadi Musa takes 1.5 hours. On the 2nd (Sun), you're off to home.

Things to do in Petra - Wadi Musa

Historic Sites Tours Trails

Side Trip

Montreal Crusader Castle
Find places to stay Jan 27 — Feb 2:
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Petra ©
Petra
Al-Beidha - Little Petra ©
Al-Beidha - Little Petra
Montreal Crusader Castle ©
Montreal Crusader Castle

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