13 days in Tamil Nadu & Jordan Itinerary

13 days in Tamil Nadu & Jordan Itinerary

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Chennai, India
— 1 day
2
Mahabalipuram, India
— 2 nights
3
Wadi Rum, Jordan
— 3 nights
4
Petra - Wadi Musa, Jordan
— 1 night
5
Amman, Jordan
— 3 nights
6
Ooty (Udhagamandalam), India
— 2 nights
7
Kodaikanal, India
— 1 night

1
day
Chennai, India

Chennai ©
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 1st (Sat): take in nature's colorful creations at The Theosophical Society, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Parthasarathy Temple, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Marina Beach, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kapaleeshwarar Temple.

To find other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Chennai online tour itinerary planner.

If you are flying in from India, the closest major aiport is Chennai International Airport. In August, daily temperatures in Chennai can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can drive to Mahabalipuram.

Things to do in Chennai

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Marina Beach ©
Marina Beach
Kapaleeshwarar Temple ©
Kapaleeshwarar Temple
The Theosophical Society ©
The Theosophical Society

2
nights
Mahabalipuram, India

Mahabalipuram ©
Once an important sea port city in the ancient Pallava kingdom, Mahabalipuram today draws in visitors with UNESCO-listed monuments and temples carved out of rock during the 7th and 8th centuries CE.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): pause for some photo ops at Dharmaraja Ratha, get to know the resident critters at The Madras Crocodile Bank Trust and Centre for Herpetology, thenpause for some photo ops at Draupadi Ratha, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Pancha Rathas, and finally explore the ancient world of Monuments at Mahabalipuram.

Make your Mahabalipuram itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

You can drive from Chennai to Mahabalipuram in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of train and taxi. In August in Mahabalipuram, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can travel to Wadi Rum.

Things to do in Mahabalipuram

Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums Parks
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Monuments at Mahabalipuram ©
Monuments at Mahabalipuram
Pancha Rathas ©
Pancha Rathas

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nights
Wadi Rum, Jordan

Wadi Rum ©
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.
Go for a jaunt from Wadi Rum to Aqaba to see Scuba & Snorkeling about 1h 10 min away. Next up on the itinerary: explore the fascinating landscape at Wadi Rum Protected Area, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, cross one thing off your bucket list with Rum Balloon, and see Desert Guide Camp.

To find where to stay and other tourist information, refer to the Wadi Rum trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Mahabalipuram to Wadi Rum. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3.5 hours traveling from Mahabalipuram to Wadi Rum. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to drive to Petra - Wadi Musa.

Things to do in Wadi Rum

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

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Scuba & Snorkeling
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Wadi Rum Protected Area ©
Wadi Rum Protected Area
Scuba & Snorkeling
Nature & Wildlife Tours

1
night
Petra - Wadi Musa, Jordan

Petra - Wadi Musa ©
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 7th (Fri): contemplate the long history of Petra.

For photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read Petra - Wadi Musa day trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Wadi Rum to Petra - Wadi Musa takes 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to drive to Amman.

Things to do in Petra - Wadi Musa

Historic Sites
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Petra ©
Petra

3
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 8th (Sat): steep yourself in history at Roman Amphitheater, explore the ancient world of The Citadel, thenstop by Decoration One Co. Ltd., and finally examine the collection at Royal Automobile Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Sun): explore the ancient world of Jerash Ruins, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Nebo, and then pause for some photo ops at Madaba Mosaic Map.

To see reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Amman trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Petra - Wadi Musa to Amman takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August in Amman, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to travel to Ooty (Udhagamandalam).

Things to do in Amman

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trips

Madaba, Jerash Ruins, Decoration One Co. Ltd.
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The Citadel ©
The Citadel
Roman Amphitheater ©
Roman Amphitheater
Madaba Mosaic Map ©
Madaba Mosaic Map

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Ooty (Udhagamandalam), India

Ooty (Udhagamandalam) ©
Tea gardens and eucalyptus trees scent the air of the fields surrounding Ooty, a popular summer tourism destination up in the hills.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Tue): look for gifts at Moddy's Chocolates, thenadmire the natural beauty at Government Botanical Garden, thentake in nature's colorful creations at Government Rose Garden, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Ooty Lake. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the sheer force of Pykara Water Falls, explore the activities along Pykara Lake, and then make a trip to Wenlock Downs 9th Mile Shooting Point.

For reviews, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Ooty (Udhagamandalam) journey maker tool.

Fly from Amman to Ooty (Udhagamandalam) in 14 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. You'll lose 3.5 hours traveling from Amman to Ooty (Udhagamandalam) due to the time zone difference. August in Ooty (Udhagamandalam) sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can drive to Kodaikanal.

Things to do in Ooty (Udhagamandalam)

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trips

Wenlock Downs 9th Mile Shooting Point, Government Botanical Garden
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Government Botanical Garden ©
Government Botanical Garden
Pykara Lake ©
Pykara Lake
Ooty Lake ©
Ooty Lake

1
night
Kodaikanal, India

Kodaikanal ©
A cool and relaxing hill station, Kodaikanal has long attracted visitors up to its privileged position in the Western Ghats.
On the 13th (Thu), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kuzhanthai Velappar Temple, examine the collection at Shenbaganur Museum, contemplate the waterfront views at Kodaikanal Lake, thenbrowse for treasures at Dynasty, and finally go for a walk through Coakers Walk.

To see other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Kodaikanal journey planner.

You can drive from Ooty (Udhagamandalam) to Kodaikanal in 5.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and taxi. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kodaikanal

Nature Parks Shopping
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Kodaikanal Lake ©
Kodaikanal Lake
Coakers Walk ©
Coakers Walk
Dynasty ©
Dynasty

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