13 days in India & Jordan Itinerary

13 days in India & Jordan Itinerary

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Amman, Jordan
— 1 night
Fly
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Wadi Rum, Jordan
— 2 nights
Drive
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Petra - Wadi Musa, Jordan
— 1 night
Drive
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Aqaba, Jordan
— 2 nights
Fly
5
Chennai, India
— 1 day
Fly
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Coimbatore, India
— 1 night
Bus
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Ooty (Udhagamandalam), India
— 4 nights
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Amman, Jordan — 1 night

White City

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 (Sun), delve into the distant past at The Citadel, see the interesting displays at Royal Automobile Museum, and then make a trip to King Abdullah Mosque.

For ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Amman online holiday planner.

London, UK to Amman is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from London to Amman. While traveling from London, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Amman, ranging from highs of 15°C to lows of 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) to allow time to fly to Wadi Rum.
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Wadi Rum, Jordan — 2 nights

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.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): admire nature's extreme beauty at Wadi Rum Protected Area. On your second day here, shake up your sightseeing with Desert Guide Camp and then cruise along Wadi Rum Desert Tours.

To see maps, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read Wadi Rum online driving holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Amman to Wadi Rum takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can drive to Petra - Wadi Musa.
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Petra - Wadi Musa, Jordan — 1 night

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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Wed): delve into the distant past at Petra.

To see maps, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Petra - Wadi Musa trip planner.

You can drive from Wadi Rum to Petra - Wadi Musa in 2 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Aqaba.
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Aqaba, Jordan — 2 nights

Bride of the Red Sea

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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Thu): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour and then get outside with Berenice Beach Club.

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You can drive from Petra - Wadi Musa to Aqaba in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Aqaba are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to fly to Chennai.
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Chennai, India — 1 day

Detroit of South Asia

Chennai, a city hailed for its vibrant atmosphere and historic attractions, remains one of the most visited places in India.
To find where to stay, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, use the Chennai day trip tool.

You can fly from Aqaba to Chennai in 14.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Aqaba to Chennai is 3.5 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Aqaba in January, with highs in Chennai at 35°C and lows at 24°C. On the 8th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Coimbatore.
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Coimbatore, India — 1 night

Manchester of India

Known throughout the country as a major industrial city, Coimbatore possesses a welcoming atmosphere and a growing cosmopolitanism.
To see maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Coimbatore online day trip planner.

Getting from Chennai to Coimbatore by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. In January, daytime highs in Coimbatore are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. You'll set off for Ooty (Udhagamandalam) on the 9th (Sun).
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Ooty (Udhagamandalam), India — 4 nights

Queen of Hill Stations

Tea gardens and eucalyptus trees scent the air of the fields surrounding Ooty, a popular summer tourism destination up in the hills.
Change things up with these side-trips from Ooty (Udhagamandalam): Coonoor (Lamb's Rock & Sim`s Park). Next up on the itinerary: take in nature's colorful creations at Government Botanical Garden, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Doddabetta Peak, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Kandal Cross Roman Catholic Church, and explore the activities along Ooty Lake.

To see photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Ooty (Udhagamandalam) travel planner.

Traveling by bus from Coimbatore to Ooty (Udhagamandalam) takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Coimbatore in January, expect Ooty (Udhagamandalam) to be little chillier, temps between 30°C and 19°C. On the 13th (Thu), you'll travel back home.
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Jordan travel guide

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Historic Sites · Ruins · Nightlife
For such a small country, Jordan boasts a surprising variety of natural landscapes and urban attractions. A trip to Jordan takes visitors on a journey back to biblical times, when sites like the Dead Sea and the ancient yet astonishingly well-preserved city of Petra seemed to be at the heart of world events. Although covered in rocky deserts, Jordan boasts a good network of roads, which makes sightseeing by car an easy way to discover many of the country's top highlights. Begin your tour of Jordan in Amman, the largest urban center and a major political, cultural, and economic hub of this Middle Eastern kingdom.
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India travel guide

4.6
Sacred & Religious Sites · Architectural Buildings · Beaches
It may very well be fair to call India "incredible," given its mind-boggling diversity of landscapes, climates, cultures, and languages. The world's largest democracy, and second only to China in terms of population, India contains majestic peaks dusted with glistening snow, sun-drenched beaches, ancient hand-carved temples, and sprawling cities jam-packed with people, vehicles, and animals. Many tour India during the country's devotional festivals, which range from immense parades that convert cities into giant performance stages, to simple farming fairs dedicated to relatively obscure local deities. Whenever you choose to vacation in India, make sure you see some of the country's World Heritage Sites, which include the legendary Taj Mahal and Chilika Lake, the planet's second-largest lagoon.
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