Africa & the Middle East Forums

Post New Topic

Recent Activity

View all Africa & the Middle East activity »
  1. 1 First safari- what to wear? Gifts for locals?
  2. 2 Israel for 10 days
  3. 3 Tanzania - first trip - many questions.
  4. 4 Rental Car Rabat Airport
  5. 5 14-16 day visit to South Africa
  6. 6 experiences with African travel Resource
  7. 7 name issue
  8. 8 3 days in Jo'Burg
  9. 9 Madagascar suggestions
  10. 10 Travelling to Atlas mountains
  11. 11 Trip Report 3-part Zimbabwe: Join Wild Dog Researcher, Walk Mana Pools, Canoe Zambezi
  12. 12 First time in Southafrica - Suggested itinerary
  13. 13 Trip Report Seven day solo trip to Morocco
  14. 14 East Africa Travel Visa - Starting in Kenya
  15. 15 4 weeks in South Africa ideas
  16. 16 only private conservancies or can i add in a national park
  17. 17 Single traveler
  18. 18 Should I visit Vamizi Island again?
  19. 19 Liquids Restrictions - South Africa to Zimbabwe
  20. 20 Morocco & Spain with Kidos!
  21. 21 What company for gorilla trekking?
  22. 22 Trip Report My Magical Southern African Photography Safari: A Trip Report
  23. 23 morocco help please
  24. 24 3 adults in Dubai need a good hotel to share with privacy!
  25. 25 Botswana - Oct vs June
View next 25 » Back to the top

Input on brief Jordan itinerary

Jump to last reply

After 3 weeks in India I'll be heading to Jordan for a few days before moving on to Israel. I land in Amman at 9am on May 5, and ideally I'd like to be in Israel for Yom Ha'atzmaut on May 10th. I'm a 22-y.o. woman traveling solo and on a budget, and this will be my first time in the Middle East.

May 5 (thurs) - land in Amman, afternoon trip to Madaba. I'll probably be pretty wiped out after lots of early morning transit, so I'm considering staying in Madaba so I can take the town at my own pace. The upside to staying in Amman instead would be cheaper accommodations & possibly more options for getting to Jerash the next day.

May 6 (fri) - day trip to Jerash, spend night in Madaba/Amman.

May 7 (sat) - bus to Petra via King's Highway, afternoon/evening at Petra

May 8 (sun) - full day at Petra

May 9 (mon) - cross border, head to Eliat, Tel Aviv, or Jerusalem (undecided)

Any input on this itinerary would be great! Especially advice on Madaba vs. Amman for my first 2 nights (1 night each is also an option). Also, is a full day set aside for Jerash too much? Thanks!

8 Replies |Back to top

Sign in to comment.