A 14 day extravaganza: Egypt and Jordan highlights tour. In Cairo visit the Pyramids of Giza and the Sphinx, and so much more. Transfer to Aswan, enjoy the ancient sites and then cruise to Luxor. Explore Luxor, Valley of Kings, Valley of Queens and Luxor Temple.
Fly to Sharm El Sheikh and spend 3 days soaking up the sun on the shores of the Red Sea, or enjoy spectacular diving/snorkeling. Fly to Jordan, visit Mount Nebo, Rose City of Petra and float in the Dead Sea. Choose the Egypt and Jordan Highlights Tour itinerary and explore the very best of Egypt and Jordan.
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- Pickup Location
- Cairo Airport
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Giza Pyramids Complex
The Egyptian Museum
Saqqara Step Pyramid
The Citadel Of Saladin
Valley of the Kings
You will arrive at Cairo International Airport, where you will be met by a company representative. They will assist you and then drive you a 5-Star hotel in Cairo. The trip to your hotel will be in a modern air-conditioned, private vehicle.
Your representative will help you check-in to the hotel. While you enjoy a free “Welcome Drink” your representative will give you full details of your travel arrangements for the following day. You are free to do what you choose for the rest of your day and night in Cairo.
- No Meals
After breakfast in your Cairo hotel, your personal guide will meet you and take you to the Giza Plateau. You will visit the Great Pyramids of Cheops, Chefren and Mykerinus. You will also see the famous Sphinx and the Valley temple facing the great statue. You can enjoy an optional visit to the Solar Boat in front of the Cheops Pyramid. You can buy a ticket for this at the location.
After lunch, you will be taken to the Sakkara area, where you will visit the Sakkara Complex and the Djoser Pyramid, the first pyramid ever built. You will then be taken to explore Memphis, capital of the old Egyptian kingdom, and its famous Necropolis, before returning to Cairo. You will spend your second night in Cairo.
Day 3 of your Egypt and Jordan Highlights Tour begins in earnest after you have enjoyed a good breakfast at your hotel. Shortly after you have eaten, your private guide and one of our drivers will fetch you and they will take you to the Egyptian Museum, where you can visit the Treasures Room, containing many artifacts from the tomb of the boy king, Tutankhamen. There are many other artifacts from ancient Egypt on display. You can optionally visit the Mummies Room (tickets on sale in the Museum.)
After lunch, your tour takes you to the Saladin Citadel and its Mohamed Ali Alabaster Mosque. Next, you will visit Coptic Cairo where you will see the Ben Ezra Synagogue and the Hanging Church.
The remainder of the afternoon will be spent at the historic Khan El Khalili Bazaar, dating back to 1382.
After a thoroughly enjoyable day out in Cairo, you will be taken back to your hotel where you will be spending another night.
Wake up to another fabulous breakfast at your hotel, and then at the time which will be confirmed with you, our tour representative will meet you at the hotel; they will assist you with check-out, and then escort you to the airport where you will be boarding a short flight to Aswan.
When you land in Aswan, another one of our tour representatives will be there to meet and greet you, and then you will be taken for a bit of a tour in Aswan.
First, you will be taken to see the renowned Aswan Dam on the Nile. You will also visit the spectacular Philae temple, devoted to the goddesses Isis and Hathor. Finally, you will be taken to see the Unfinished Obelisk, which is the largest known obelisk from ancient times, located at the quarries that provided the stone for the Pyramids.
After some really marvelous sightseeing, you will be driven to your hotel in Aswan where you will be assisted with check-in before being left alone to enjoy your evening as you wish.
Egypt and Jordan Highlights Tour day 5. An early start at 03.30am, when you will check-out of your hotel after getting your packed breakfast box.
You will be taken from Aswan to Abu Simbel in an air-conditioned, private vehicle, the journey taking about 3.5 hours. You will visit the impressive Temple of Ramesses II at Abu Simbel. The structure is dedicated to the gods Ptah, Re-Harakhte, Amun-Re, and to Ramesses II. You will then be taken to board your Nile River Cruise ship, where you will enjoy dinner.
Breakfast will be served on board as you sail to Kom Ombo, where you will visit the temple dedicated to two gods, Sobek and Haeroris. Back on board your cruiser, you will enjoy lunch as you sail to Edfu. Edfu boasts Egypt 's best-preserved cult temple, the Temple of Horus. Afternoon tea and dinner will be served as you sail to Esna.
After breakfast on board, you can visit the famous Valley of the Kings at Luxor, the final resting place for 62 Pharaohs. You will see the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, built in the 15th century BC at El-Deir El-Bahari, as well as the spectacular Colossi of Memnon. Lunch, afternoon tea and dinner will be served on board.
On day 8 of your Egypt and Jordan Highlights Tour breakfast will be served on board, before you leave your cruise at 08:00 a.m. You will be taken to visit Karnak and Luxor temples, before transferring to Luxor airport for your flight to Sharm El Sheikh. Most flights travel via Cairo Airport.
At Sharm El Sheikh, you will be transferred to your hotel, where you can relax for the rest of the day. Overnight in Sharm El Sheikh.
After breakfast, your tour takes you to Ras Mohamed National Park. Here you can enjoy marvelous snorkeling in the Red Sea, with its spectacular and colorful underwater marine life. You will transfer back to the hotel in Sharm El Sheikh to spend the rest of the day at leisure. Overnight in Sharm El Sheikh.
You can spend the day at leisure in Sharm El Sheikh, or you can take an optional tour to The Monastery of St. Catherine. This is situated in the heart of the Sinai, at the foot of Gebel Musa, or Mount Moses, and is owned by the Greek Orthodox Church. Set in splendid gardens, its library houses the second biggest collection of illuminated manuscripts, surpassed only by the Vatican. You can see the Burning Bush and numerous antique works of art, including priceless icons, exquisite wall paintings, beautifully carved doors, and other fine religious ornaments.
After breakfast, you will transfer to Sharm El Sheikh airport, from where you will fly to Amman.
On arrival at Amman International Airport, you will be met by a our representative. Your representative will guide you to your collection point, from where you will travel to your Amman hotel in an air-conditioned, private vehicle. Your representative will help you check-in to the hotel, and will give you full details of your travel arrangements for the following day. You are free to do what you choose for the rest of your night in Amman.
Day 12 of your Egypt and Jordan Highlights Tour. After breakfast in your Amman hotel, you will be taken to Mount Nebo, where Prophet Moses looked at the Promised Land, and where it is thought he is buried. You will visit an old monastery that overlooks the Jordan Valley, the Dead Sea, Jericho and Jerusalem.
You will then carry on to Madaba, and visit St. George 's Church, which houses a famous mosaic displaying a 6th century map of Palestine. You then proceed to the Dead Sea, which is the lowest point on earth. There, you can relax and avail of the chance to float on the water of the Dead Sea. Overnight in your Amman hotel.
After breakfast in your hotel, you will be taken on the 2.5-hour trip to Jordan 's most famous tourist attraction, the ancient city of Petra. Petra dates back to around the 6th century B.C., when it was settled by the Nabataean Arabs, a nomadic tribe. They laid the foundations of a huge commercial empire that stretched throughout the region.
On arrival in Petra, you will begin the tour to the canyon, or Siq, on horseback. You will go on foot to the Treasury, the most outstanding monument. You will also get to see Pharaoh 's Castle, the Street of Facades, and the Royal Tombs. You will transfer back to your hotel in Amman for the night.
Sadly, this is the last day of your Egypt and Jordan Highlights Tour. Before you leave however, you can enjoy a wonderful breakfast at your hotel, and you'll have a few hours to do as you please before our travel consultant comes to collect you for your drive to the Amman International airport. No doubt you 'll be boarding your plane with a heavy heart, and our staff will be sad to see you go. With that having been said, we will always only be a flight away.
13 breakfasts, 6 lunches, 3 dinner
- Cruise Boat
- Private Air-Conditioned Vehicle
- Horse carriage at Edfu
- Taftaf at Valley of the Kings
- Motor Boat to Philae island
- 3 nights in Cairo at 4* hotel
- 1 nights in Aswan at 4* hotel
- 3 nights on board 5* Nile River cruise ship
- 3 nights in Sharm El Sheikh at 4* hotel
- 3 night in Amman at 4* hotel
- Meet and greet service at airports; stations; ports and etc
- Customer service assistance throughout your stay
- All transfers in private air-conditioned vehicles
- All tours listed in the itinerary
- All entrance fees for sites and attractions listed in the Egypt and Jordan Highlights Tour itinerary
- Lunch during tours in Cairo
- Private English speaking guide in Cairo
- English speaking guide on the cruise
- English speaking assistant driver in the Dead Sea, Madaba and Nebo
- Local English speaking guide in Petra for about 2-3 hours
- Domestic Flight ticket from Cairo to Aswan and from Luxor to Sharm El Sheikh
- International flight from Sharm to Amman
- Meals as mentioned in the Egypt and Jordan Highlights Tour itinerary
- All service charges and taxes.
- International airfare (flight to Egypt and flight from Jordan)
- Entry visa for Egypt and Jordan.
- Optional tours not listed in the Egypt And Jordan Highlights Tour itinerary
- Extras at hotels and aboard the cruise (additional meals, drinks, laundry…etc)
- Tipping kitty
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Oct to April:
Prices are quoted in US Dollars per person per trip except during Christmas, New Year & Easter holidays.
0 - 01.99 Free of Charge
2 - 05.99 pay 25% of tour price
6 - 11.99 pay 50% of tour price
12+ pay full tour price as per adult person.
Child pricing applies to children who share rooms with their parents (Max 2 Children in one Room)
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