EGYPT AND JORDAN
• All Transfers in Egypt with a deluxe A/C bus or private car.
• 2 night accommodation in Amman in a deluxe 5 stars hotel.
• 1 Night accommodation in Petra in a deluxe 5 stars hotel.
• 4 nights accommodation in Cairo in a deluxe 5 stars hotel.
• 4 nights accommodation in a deluxe Nile cruise.
• Domestic Tickets in Egypt.
• Excellent English speaking Egyptology (other langue's available upon request).
• Entrance fees to all sights as per itinerary.
• All hotel taxes and service charges.
Day by Day Itinerary
SATURDAY – En Rout
Depart the USA.
Upon arrival to Queen Alia Airport our representative will meet and assist you through the customs and immigration procedures. Transfer to the hotel in Amman for overnight.
After breakfast we depart to Mt. Nebo. This is the place where Moses gazed at the promised land before he died and alleged to be his burial place. You visit an old monastery; overlook the Jordan valley, Dead Sea, Jericho and Jerusalem. After we proceed to Madaba, where you find the famous mosaic 6th century map of Palestine in St. George’s church. Afterward we drive to Kerak along the famous ancient biblical caravan route the king's way. We will have a short photo stop in Wadi Al-Mujib, a great wide valley, which sweeps your breath away for it's magnificent geological formation. Kerak, the ancient, biblical capital of the Moabites, become well known for the famous crusaders castle that was built in 1132/34 by king Baldwin the first of Jerusalem. Visit the castle, enjoy the amazing undergrounds halls and the museum. After Karak we will depart to Petra .Over Night in Petra.
After breakfast departure for a full day tour to the red rose city Petra, the biggest attraction of Jordan. Petra was first established around the 6th century B.C. by the Nabataean Arabs, a nomadic tribe who settled in the area and laid the foundations of a commercial empire that extended into Syria.
After the conquest by the Romans 106 AD Petra declined in importance thereafter.
In the early 19th century the Swiss explorer Johann L. Burckhardt discovered the city again. Upon arrival you will begin an unforgettable trip on horse back to the canyon, the so-called Siq, and then by foot to the most beautiful monument: the Treasury. The local guide will give a brief history of the city. Among other monuments you will see are Pharaoh's Castle, the Triumphal Arch, the Amphitheater and Monastery. Afterward we drive back to Amman
Overnight. In Amman.
After breakfast transfer to Amman airport for your flight to Cairo.mArrival at the Cairo international airport meet and assist by our highly qualified Tour coordinators throughout VISA formalities and transfer to your Deluxe Cairo hotel by our luxurious A/C buses.
Overnight in Cairo.
After breakfast start your tour by Driving to Memphis, capital of the Pharaohs during the Old Kingdom. Visit the recumbent statue of Remises II and the 80-ton Alabaster Sphinx. Continue to Sakara to see the prototype of the Pyramids, the Step Pyramid, built for the 3rd Dynasty Pharaoh Djoser by the exalted architect Imhotep. Continue tour to visit the Pyramids and Sphinx. Camel ride Opportunity.
Overnight in Cairo.
After your breakfast, you will begin your full day of sightseeing in Cairo, which will include the Egyptian Museum, housing the largest collection of ancient monuments in the world including the golden treasures of Tutankhamon, Leave the museum for Old Cairo and walk back in time. Visit the Old Coptic Church and the Ben Ezra Synagogue. Continue to the Mohamad Ali Mosque and the streets of Khan el Khalili Bazaar. Return to your hotel for overnight.
After Breakfast early transfer to Cairo airport for your flight to Luxor.Arrival Luxor airport, Meet and assist by our representative and Transfer to your deluxe Nile Cruise, and Check in. After lunch, visit the Avenue of the Sphinx and the imposing Temple of Luxor with its grand colonnades. Continue to the visit to Karnak Temple-Complex, built by generations of Pharaohs. Dinner and overnight on board.
This Morning cross the west bank and visit to the Valley of the Kings containing the secretive tombs of New Kingdom Pharaohs. Visit the beautifully terraced funerary Temple of Queen Hatshepsut at Deir el Bahari. Then, on to the famed Colossi of Memnon, standing nearly 70 feet tall. Return to boat lunch on board, sail to Edfu via Esna Afternoon at leisure. Overnight on board.
Sail to Edfu and start your Edfu tour by horse-drawn carriage to the Temple of Horus, the best preserved of all large Egyptian Temples. After tour sail to Kom Ombo arrival in Kom Ombo, A hill town overlooking the banks of the Nile, After tour sail to Aswan. Overnight in Aswan.
After breakfast Start your tour in Aswan by visiting the Aswan High Dam and the unfinished Obelisk of Queen Hatshepsut. See the granite quarries where the stone was cut for ancient monuments and visit the High dam. Continue by motorboat to the island of Philae; view the exquisite, gleaming white Temple of Isis. After lunch, sail on a typical Egyptian “felucca” (sailboat) gliding along the Nile past Lord Kitchener’s Island and the dramatic Aga Khan Mausoleum.
Overnight in Aswan.
Disembark, and transfer to Aswan airport for Cairo flight (Optional tour to Abu Simbel).
Arrival in Cairo rest of day at Leisure. Overnight in Cairo.
After your breakfast, Transfer to the airport for your flight homebound flight.
Feb 04, 18
March 04, 18
April 01, 15
May 06 , 20
June 03, 17
July 1, 15 , 29
August 05, 19
Sept 02, 16 , 30
Oct 7, 14, 21 , 28
Nov 04, 11, 18, 25
Item Package Intro
- Package Duration: 13 Days/ 12 Nights
- Destination: Egypt and Jodan