13 days in Jordan, Coimbatore & Chennai Itinerary

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Amman, Jordan
— 2 nights
Drive
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Petra - Wadi Musa, Jordan
— 1 night
Drive
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Wadi Rum, Jordan
— 2 nights
Drive
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Aqaba, Jordan
— 1 night
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Fly to Calicut, Taxi to Kondotty, Bus to Coimbatore
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Coimbatore, India
— 3 nights
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Chennai, India
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Amman, Jordan — 2 nights

White City

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 2nd (Sun): steep yourself in history at Roman Theatre, contemplate the long history of The Citadel, then look for gifts at Decoration One Co. Ltd., and finally see the interesting displays at Royal Automobile Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: delve into the distant past at Jerash Ruins, take in the awesome beauty at Mount Nebo, and then pause for some photo ops at Madaba Mosaic Map.

For other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read our Amman trip planner.

Chennai, India to Amman is an approximately 11-hour flight. Traveling from Chennai to Amman, you'll gain 3.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Chennai in August, plan for a bit cooler nights in Amman, with lows around 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can go by car 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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Tue): explore the ancient world of Petra.

For where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Petra - Wadi Musa road trip planning app.

You can drive from Amman to Petra - Wadi Musa in 3 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can drive 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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Wed): explore the fascinating landscape at Wadi Rum Protected Area. On your second day here, contemplate the long history of Lawrence's House and then get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

To see traveler tips, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Wadi Rum travel planner.

Traveling by car from Petra - Wadi Musa to Wadi Rum takes 2 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can go by car to Aqaba.
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Aqaba, Jordan — 1 night

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.
On the 7th (Fri), head outdoors with Berenice Beach Club and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our Aqaba trip planner.

Getting from Wadi Rum to Aqaba by car takes about 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 47°C in August, and nighttime lows around 33°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to travel to Coimbatore.
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Coimbatore, India — 3 nights

Manchester of India

Known throughout the country as a major industrial city, Coimbatore possesses a welcoming atmosphere and a growing cosmopolitanism.
Get out of town with these interesting Coimbatore side-trips: Palakkad (Varikkasseri Mana, Sree Viswanatha Swamy Temple, &more), Sri Ayyappan Temple (in Ooty (Udhagamandalam)) and Virgin Valley Pathrakadvu (in Mannarkkad). There's more to do: admire the natural beauty at Government Botanical Garden and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Palamalai Ranganathar Temple.

To see other places to visit and other tourist information, you can read our Coimbatore day trip planning website.

Traveling by combination of flight, taxi, and bus from Aqaba to Coimbatore takes 17 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. You'll lose 3.5 hours traveling from Aqaba to Coimbatore due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Aqaba in August, expect Coimbatore to be slightly colder, temps between 37°C and 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can fly to Chennai.
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Chennai, India — 2 nights

Detroit of South Asia

Chennai, a city hailed for its vibrant atmosphere and historic attractions, remains one of the most visited places in India.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Kapaleeshwarar Temple, kick back and relax at Marina Beach, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Parthasarathy Temple, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Kalikambal Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Vadapalani Murugan Temple, then soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, then admire the natural beauty at The Theosophical Society, and finally stop by Cane and Bamboo.

For where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Chennai trip itinerary planner.

Fly from Coimbatore to Chennai in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Coimbatore in August: highs in Chennai hover around 41°C, while lows dip to 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.
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Jordan travel guide

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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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