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How Many Days Should You Spend in Jordan?
How Many Days Should You Spend in Jordan?

Whether you have two days or two weeks to spend, Jordan is an accessible destination for even the most hurried of travelers. From whirlwind tours of Petra to in-depth Holy Land tours and week-long treks, there's an option that suits every schedule.

Petra at night
Map of 5 Days in Jordan - 4 Unique Itinerary Ideas
5 Days in Jordan - 4 Unique Itinerary Ideas

Five days makes a quick trip to Jordan, but it's enough time to hop between the country's southern highlights—a couple of hours of driving on well-maintained highways is all that separates Petra, the Dead Sea, and the desert wilderness of Wadi Rum. Active travelers can lean into Jordan's outdoor offerings with an itinerary filled with hiking, canyoning, and diving in the Red Sea. Yet another time-maximizing option? Pair Petra with a tour of Jerusalem and "Holy Land" sites in the West Bank.

Ancient city of Petra
Map of 7 Days in Jordan - 5 Unique Itinerary Ideas
7 Days in Jordan - 5 Unique Itinerary Ideas

Seven days is enough time to experience some of the best Jordan has to offer, including a tour of the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Petra, a night camping in the desert of Wadi Rum, and a dip in the Dead Sea. Combine your Jordanian adventure with a day in Jerusalem, or hop over to Egypt to see the great pyramids and the Valley of the Kings. Learn more with these five unique itinerary ideas.

10 Days in Jordan - 5 Unique Itinerary Ideas
10 Days in Jordan - 5 Unique Itinerary Ideas

In 10 days, you'll have enough time to see many of Jordan's highlights, and even combine your trip with a few days in Israel or Egypt. Travelers who want to follow in the footsteps of ancient Christians can try a Biblical tour of Jordan, and ancient history buffs might want to stop in Cairo to visit the Great Pyramids of Giza, as well as spending a full day the Lost City of Petra. Choose your favorite option from these five unique itineraries.

2 Weeks in Jordan - 5 Unique Itinerary Ideas
Map of 2 Weeks in Jordan - 5 Unique Itinerary Ideas
2 Weeks in Jordan - 5 Unique Itinerary Ideas

With 14 days to explore Jordan, you'll have plenty of time to see the best this country has to offer. Opt for an adventure trip that includes hiking and rock climbing, or focus on the region's many Biblical sites. You can also combine your trip to Jordan with a few days in Egypt or Israel. Check out these five unique itineraries to find the perfect one for you.

Road trip around Jordan
Map of 4 Scenic Road Trip Routes in Jordan
4 Scenic Road Trip Routes in Jordan

Jordan is made up of much more than arid desert. Take a road trip and you'll quickly see the scenery change – from bustling cities to serene sea, wooded hills to rocky cliffs, all offering visitors a variety of vistas and activities to enjoy. Here are some of the best road trip routes through Jordan to get you started.