Wadi Musa travel guide

Wadi Musa Tourism | Wadi Musa Guide

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. We recommend you stay at least 3 days in order to fully appreciate everything Wadi Musa has to offer.

When to visit Wadi Musa

Wadi Musa in August
Estimated hotel price
€116
1 night at 3-star hotel
Wadi Musa in August
Estimated hotel price
€116
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 91 km from Wadi Musa. The shortest flight to Wadi Musa from Ireland departs from Dublin and takes around 23h 20m.

Car

Another option to get to Wadi Musa is to pick up a car hire from Amman, which is about 188 km from Wadi Musa. You’ll find branches of Arena Rent a Car and Fun Way Car Rental, 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 91 km from Wadi Musa. The shortest flight to Wadi Musa from Ireland departs from Dublin and takes around 23h 20m.

Car

Another option to get to Wadi Musa is to pick up a car hire from Amman, which is about 188 km from Wadi Musa. You’ll find branches of Arena Rent a Car and Fun Way Car Rental, among others, in Amman.

Bus

Bus operates bus routes to Wadi Musa.

Airports near Wadi Musa

Airlines serving Wadi Musa

Lufthansa
Good (4,575 reviews)
SWISS
Good (919 reviews)
Turkish Airlines
Good (2,277 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (2,482 reviews)
easyJet
Good (1,437 reviews)
Gulf Air
Good (133 reviews)
American Airlines
Good (5,736 reviews)
Royal Jordanian
Good (219 reviews)
Air Cairo
Good (23 reviews)
Edelweiss Air
Good (20 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 €61 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to €116 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)
€72+
Petra Guest House Hotel
4 stars
Excellent (8.8, Excellent reviews)
€104+
Petra Marriott Hotel
5 stars
Excellent (8.8, Excellent reviews)
€132+
Mövenpick Resort Petra
5 stars
Excellent (8.5, Excellent reviews)
€170+
Tetra Tree Hotel
3 stars
Excellent (8.8, Excellent reviews)
€31+

Hiring a car in Wadi Musa

Expect to pay €1.56 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 €18.72 and €24.96.

Expect to pay €1.56 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 €18.72 and €24.96.