13 days in Jordan, Chennai & Pondicherry Itinerary

13 days in Jordan, Chennai & Pondicherry Itinerary

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Chennai, India
— 2 nights
2
Pondicherry, India
— 3 nights
3
Azraq, Jordan
— 1 night
4
Ajlun, Jordan
— 1 night
5
Amman, Jordan
— 2 nights
6
Madaba, Jordan
— 1 night

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nights
Chennai, India

Chennai ©
Chennai, a city hailed for its vibrant atmosphere and historic attractions, remains one of the most visited places in India.
Change things up with these side-trips from Chennai: Mahabalipuram (Monuments at Mahabalipuram, Shore Temple, &more). Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Marina Beach, pause for some serene contemplation at San Thome Church, stroll through Besant Nagar Beach, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Kapaleeshwarar Temple.

For more things to do, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read Chennai online sightseeing planner.

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Chennai. In March, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can go by car to Pondicherry.

Things to do in Chennai

Historic Sites · Parks · Beaches

Side Trip

Mahabalipuram
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Kapaleeshwarar Temple ©
Kapaleeshwarar Temple
Shore Temple ©
Shore Temple
Marina Beach ©
Marina Beach

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Pondicherry, India

Pondicherry ©
South Indian spiritualism meets French chic in Pondicherry, an interesting, unusual, and international destination on the Bay of Bengal.
On the 12th (Thu), stop by Senteurs-Fleurs en Flacon, don't miss a visit to Sri Aurobindo Ashram, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Arulmigu Manakula Vinayagar Temple, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Paradise Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Fri): admire the striking features of Matrimandir, then appreciate the history behind Kargil War Memorial, then take in the waterfront activity at Seaside Promenade, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Basilica of the Sacred Heart of Jesus.

To see maps, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Pondicherry travel planner.

Getting from Chennai to Pondicherry by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Azraq.

Things to do in Pondicherry

Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Matrimandir
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Seaside Promenade ©
Seaside Promenade
Paradise Beach ©
Paradise Beach
Arulmigu Manakula Vinayagar Temple ©
Arulmigu Manakula Vinayagar Temple

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Azraq, Jordan

Azraq
Azraq is a small town in Zarqa Governorate in central-eastern Jordan, east of Amman. Start off your visit on the 15th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Azraq Wetland Reserve, step into the grandiose world of Quseir Amra, and then step into the grandiose world of Qasr Azraq. On your second day here, tour the pleasant surroundings at Shaumari Nature Reserve.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Azraq trip itinerary planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Pondicherry to Azraq. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time is minus 3.5 hours. March in Azraq sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 9°C at night. On the 16th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Ajlun.

Things to do in Azraq

Wildlife · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Shaumari Nature Reserve
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Azraq Wetland Reserve
Azraq Wetland Reserve
Quseir Amra ©
Quseir Amra
Qasr Azraq ©
Qasr Azraq

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Ajlun, Jordan

Ajlun ©
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Tue): explore the ancient world of Ajloun Castle, then contemplate the long history of Ajlun Castle (Qala'at ar-Rabad), and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Ajloun Nature Reserve.

For traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Ajlun vacation maker.

Drive from Azraq to Ajlun in 2.5 hours. In March in Ajlun, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 7°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Amman.

Things to do in Ajlun

Historic Sites · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trip

Ajloun Castle
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Ajlun Castle (Qala'at ar-Rabad) ©
Ajlun Castle (Qala'at ar-Rabad)
Ajloun Castle
Ajloun Castle
Ajloun Nature Reserve ©
Ajloun Nature Reserve

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nights
Amman, Jordan

Amman ©
Jordan's capital city, Amman spreads across 19 hills and includes many distinct districts, each with their own historical and cultural marvels.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Roman Amphitheater, contemplate the long history of The Citadel, then don't miss a visit to Rainbow Street, and finally see the interesting displays at Royal Automobile Museum. On the 19th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at The Jordan Museum, wander the streets of Al Balad – Downtown Amman, and then don't miss a visit to King Abdullah Mosque.

To see traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Amman road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Ajlun to Amman takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in March, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can go by car to Madaba.

Things to do in Amman

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods
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The Citadel ©
The Citadel
Roman Amphitheater ©
Roman Amphitheater
Royal Automobile Museum ©
Royal Automobile Museum

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Madaba, Jordan

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.
On the 20th (Fri), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. John the Baptist Roman Catholic Church, take in the awesome beauty at Mount Nebo, then pause for some serene contemplation at The Church of Saint George, and finally appreciate the history behind Madaba Mosaic Map.

To find photos, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Madaba trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Amman to Madaba by car takes about an hour. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Amman in March since evenings lows in Madaba dip to 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Madaba

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature
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St. John the Baptist Roman Catholic Church ©
Mount Nebo ©
Mount Nebo
Madaba Mosaic Map ©
Madaba Mosaic Map

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