Jordan Travel: 8-Day Itinerary

Jordan Travel: 8-Day Itinerary

Jordan, Amman, Aqaba, Dead Sea, Petra, Dana, Wadi Rum, Madaba
In this article, we offer you a detailed 8-day itinerary that will allow you to fully enjoy the beauty and diversity of this amazing country.

Jordan is a country rich in history, cultural heritage and stunning natural landscapes. It offers its visitors an unrivaled combination of ancient ruins, scenic deserts and modern cities.

Our journey begins in the capital of Jordan, Amman, where you can discover the modern aspects of life in this Middle Eastern pearl. Next we head to the southern regions to explore impressive historical sites such as the ancient city of Petra and experience the beauty of the Wadi Rum desert. The itinerary also includes stops at the Dead Sea, famous for its healing properties.

Each day of this itinerary is carefully planned to ensure you make the most of your time and see Jordan's most iconic sites.

Join us on this exciting journey and let your adventure in Jordan become one of your most memorable memories!

Day 1: Amman: Discover the charm of Amman

Discover the enchanting magic of Amman, the vibrant capital of Jordan, and begin your unforgettable journey through this enchanting country. Depending on the time of your arrival, you. If a journey through history is what you're looking for, the best place to start is the Citadel. Perched on a hill, it gives visitors a glimpse of Amman's evolution and provides stunning views of downtown Amman.

Art and history buffs can immerse themselves in the art world at Darat Al Funun, admire the diverse collections of the Jordan Museum, or enjoy delicious local cuisine at Rainbow Street.

Night in Amman.

Day 2: Amman – Dead Sea: From Ancient Theaters to Natural Wonders

Head downtown for breakfast at Hashem Restaurant, one of the country's oldest restaurants, famous for its hummus and falafel, then visit the restored Roman theater, built in the 2nd century AD, then visit the archaeological and folklore museums.

Head to the Dead Sea, a spectacular natural wonder located 427 meters below sea level and ideal for both health and religious tourism, as well as fun in the sun with the family, with a combination of beach life and religious history, you can soak up the sun while Bible students can get their daily dose of religious history.

Night at the Dead Sea.

Day 3: Dana Biosphere Reserve: Discover Jordan's ecological diversity

From the Dead Sea, continue south to the Dana Biosphere Reserve - an area of ​​stunning beauty, history and biodiversity. The only reserve in Jordan, covering the country's four different biogeographic zones (Mediterranean, Irano-Turanian, Sahara-Arabian and Sudanese), it is a melting pot of species from Europe, Africa and Asia. This combination of natural communities in one area is unique for Jordan and many animals and rare plants of the Dan Biosphere Reserve.

Overnight at Rummana camping.

Day 4: Petra: Explore the Pearl of Jordan Petra

Go to Petra, one of Jordan's most famous national treasures and certainly its most famous tourist attraction. Petra is the heritage of the Nabateans, a hardworking Arab people who settled in southern Jordan more than 2,000 years ago. Petra is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the New Seven Wonders of the World. Inhabited by the Nabataeans, Edomites and Romans, Petra combined the knowledge and skills of these civilizations to create this wonder of the world.

Night in Petra.

Day 5: Petra - Aqaba: Sea Escape to Aqaba

After exploring the charming Nabataean city of Petra, continue your Jordan adventure with a trip to Aqaba. Aqaba, located on the shores of the Red Sea, is Jordan's only landlocked destination and boasts excellent diving opportunities, mild winters, sandy beaches and crystal clear waters. Spend the day basking in the sun, swimming, diving or simply relaxing on the beach, enjoying the stunning flora and fauna of the Red Sea.

Night in Aqaba.

Day 6: Aqaba – Wadi Rum: Discover contrasting beauty from beaches to desert

After a day in the sun, head to Wadi Rum, Jordan's largest desert and protected area where Sir Lawrence wrote "The Seven pillars of wisdom." Here you can watch the sunset over the stunning desert landscape and then enjoy a delicious dinner and overnight stay in the desert.

Night in Wadi Rum.

Day 7: Wadi Rum – Madaba – Amman: Exploring the wonders of Wadi Rum, Madaba and Mount Nebo

Start your day by continuing to explore Wadi Rum, a vast desert and protected area in Jordan. Take in the breathtaking scenery and enjoy the peaceful tranquility of the desert landscape. After the morning's adventure, transfer to the historic town of Madaba, home to the impressive Greek Orthodox Church of St. George. Here you can admire an ancient mosaic map of Palestine and the Holy Land, a beautifully crafted work of art made up of more than 2 million pieces of colored stone. After visiting the church, head to Madaba Archaeological Park, an open-air museum with ruins from the Hellenistic, Roman, Byzantine and Islamic periods. Finally, head to Mount Nebo for breathtaking panoramic views of the Holy Land and the Dead Sea. Like Moses, you will be able to see the earth from above and witness the awe-inspiring beauty of the region. Then return back to Amman.

Night in Amman.

Day 8: Amman – Sol: Farewell to Jordan with a visit to Al Sol

If you have an evening flight, you will have time to wake up early and head to As Salt, located northwest of capital Amman. The city is built on three mountains and is surrounded by beautiful views. Al-Salt was recently inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List as a "place of tolerance and urban hospitality", making it the sixth Jordan site to receive this designation.

Source: visitjordan

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