Wadi Musa travel guide

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You're Going to Love Wadi Musa

With a population of 14,000, Wadi Musa is a must-see destination in Ma'an, Jordan. It is one of the most popular cities to visit in the country. Wadi Musa deserves at least 2 full days for you to see its main sights.

When to visit Wadi Musa

Wadi Musa in July
Estimated hotel price
$195
1 night at 3-star hotel
Wadi Musa in July
Estimated hotel price
$195
1 night at 3-star hotel

How to Get to Wadi Musa

Plane

Although Wadi Musa doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Aqaba King Hussein Intl (AQJ), which is located 56 miles from Wadi Musa. The shortest flight to Wadi Musa from Australia departs from Perth and takes around 27h 45m.

Car

Another option to get to Wadi Musa is to pick up a car hire from Amman, which is about 117 miles from Wadi Musa. You’ll find branches of Right Cars and Arena Rent a Car, among others, in Amman.

Bus

Bus operates bus routes to Wadi Musa.

Plane

Although Wadi Musa doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Aqaba King Hussein Intl (AQJ), which is located 56 miles from Wadi Musa. The shortest flight to Wadi Musa from Australia departs from Perth and takes around 27h 45m.

Car

Another option to get to Wadi Musa is to pick up a car hire from Amman, which is about 117 miles from Wadi Musa. You’ll find branches of Right Cars and Arena Rent a Car, among others, in Amman.

Bus

Bus operates bus routes to Wadi Musa.

Airports near Wadi Musa

Airlines serving Wadi Musa

Lufthansa
Good (4,691 reviews)
SWISS
Good (944 reviews)
Turkish Airlines
Good (2,298 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (2,454 reviews)
easyJet
Good (1,441 reviews)
Gulf Air
Good (133 reviews)
Ryanair
Good (3,428 reviews)
American Airlines
Good (5,790 reviews)
Royal Jordanian
Good (212 reviews)
Air Cairo
Good (24 reviews)
Edelweiss Air
Good (22 reviews)
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Where to stay in Wadi Musa

From 5-star hotels such as the Petra Marriott Hotel to great affordable options like the Petra Bubble Luxotel, Wadi Musa offers a range of accommodations for every taste. Average rates range from around $87 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to $152 and up for a 5-star experience. If you’re on a budget, well-reviewed accommodations include Esperanza Petra and Al Rashid Hotel.

Where to stay in popular areas of Wadi Musa

Most booked hotels in Wadi Musa

Petra Moon Hotel
4 stars
Excellent (9.3, Excellent reviews)
$135+
Petra Guest House Hotel
4 stars
Excellent (8.8, Excellent reviews)
$147+
Petra Marriott Hotel
5 stars
Excellent (8.8, Excellent reviews)
$180+
Mövenpick Resort Petra
5 stars
Excellent (8.6, Excellent reviews)
$260+
Mövenpick Nabatean Castle Hotel
5 stars
Excellent (8.3, Excellent reviews)
$155+
Tetra Tree Hotel
3 stars
Excellent (8.8, Excellent reviews)
$48+

Hiring a car in Wadi Musa

Expect to pay $2.54 per litre in Wadi Musa (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between $30.43 and $40.57.

Expect to pay $2.54 per litre in Wadi Musa (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between $30.43 and $40.57.