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Short weekend Trip to Jordan

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Short weekend Trip to Jordan

Hello, Myself and a friend are visiting Jordan next week. Our plan is to arrive the Thursday afternoon, go straight to the dead Sea, spend the night there and have a swim in the morning before continuing on to Petra where we will stay Friday and Saturday night before returning to Amman on Sunday to fly out Sunday night. Does this sound doable? Any suggestions for transport? Hotels/Guesthouses? We are doing it on a little bit of a budget but would prefer to be safe, happy and have a wonderful experience during our trip. Any suggestions would be most appreciated.


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1. Re: Short weekend Trip to Jordan

Hi Triona,

Welcome to Jordan,

Since you on a little bit of a budget, i recommend you to stay at Amman.

In Dead Sea there are only 4 & 5 Stars hotels!

My modest suggestions:

Thursday: Arrival - Amman, stay at Amman downtown, and i highly recommend http://www.ammanpashahotel.com/

Friday: Amman - Take JETT bus to Dead Sea, swim at private beach, late afternoon back to Amman by JETT bus.

Saturday: At 6:30am take JETT bus to Petra, overnight in Petra

Sunday: Petra (At 4:30pm JETT bus) to Amman, dinner in Amman and take taxi to Airport.


By private car with English speaking driver

Thursday: Arrival - Amman, stay at Amman downtown.

Friday: Amman - Madaba - Mt. Nebo - Dead Sea, swim at private beach, late afternoon drive south to Petra.

Saturday: Full day in Petra

Sunday: Petra - Little Petra - Dana - Kerak Castle - Airport

Or Petra - Little Petra - Wadi Rum (4WD) in Wadi Rum, and back to airport.


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2. Re: Short weekend Trip to Jordan

I recommend- www.ammanpashahotel.com

This hotel in the heart of Amman, between the Roman amphitheater and the Amman Citadel

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It is doable but since you mentioned that you are on a little bit of budget side staying in one of Dead Sea hotel is expensive compared to staying in one of a hotels in Amman. I would suggest this: arrive Thursday afternoon, go to Amman, spend night or from airport go to Madaba and spend a night there. Next day, Madaba, Nebo, Dead Sea(floating etc..), overnight Petra. The following day, Petra. Last Day, from Petra go to Wadi Rum for jeep tour then back to airport. I would suggest hiring a private car with English speaking driver.

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