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Egypt and Jordan

duration 12 Days / 11 Nights

priceStart from $2300

locationJordan

Summary

Two countries considered one in soul. Not only is the food similar, one will find the same welcoming culture. As for sites, Egypt boasts with its temples and treasures, whilst Jordan respects the Dead Sea and all its Biblical sites and stories. Spend twelve unforgettable days in these neighbouring countries.

Highlights of this itinerary

Pyramids of Giza, Saqqara, Egyptian Museum, Valley of the Kings, Karnak Temple, Luxor Temple, Petra, Jerash, Dead Sea, Madaba, Amman, Wadi Rum
Itinerary notes: B - Breakfast, L - Lunch, D - Dinner. Single Supplement - all rates are based per person sharing, a single traveler needs to pay an additional fee for a single room

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Highlights of this itinerary

Pyramids of Giza, Saqqara, Egyptian Museum, Valley of the Kings, Karnak Temple, Luxor Temple, Petra, Jerash, Dead Sea, Madaba, Amman, Wadi Rum
Itinerary notes: B - Breakfast, L - Lunch, D - Dinner. Single Supplement - all rates are based per person sharing, a single traveler needs to pay an additional fee for a single room


Overview

Day 1:( Cairo) - Overnight at your hotel
Day 2: (Cairo) - Pyramids, Sphinx and Saqqara
Day 3: (Cairo - Luxor) Egyptian Museum , city tour & Khan el Khalili flight to Luxor & Overnight (B)
Day 4: (Luxor) – West bank
Day 5: (Luxor ) – East bank
Day 6: (Luxor - Cairo - Amman) a flight back to Cairo. Connection flight to Amman, Jordan
Day 7: (Amman - Wadi Rum) Camp in Wadi Rum
Day 8: (Wadi Rum - Petra) Petra and check into your Hotel
Day 9: (Petra) Petra, Treasury, Theatre Tombs and Palaces
Day 10: (Petra - Kerak - Madaba - Mount Nebo - Dead Sea)
Day 11: (Dead Sea - Jerash - Amman ) . Overnight at your Hotel
Day 12: (Amman - Departure Day) Transfer to the airport for your final departure flight

Includes

  • All accommodation as stated in the itinerary
  • All transport and transfers
  • Flight from Egypt to Jordan
  • 24-hour airport arrival & departure transfer service
  • Services of a local tour leader throughout
  • Entrance fees to various sites
  • Meals as indicated in the itinerary
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Excludes

  • Entry visa to Egypt & Jordan
  • International flight ticket to Cairo and from Jordan
  • Tipping kitty
  • Any personal expenses such as drinks, laundry, etc
  • Any optional trips or unmentioned item
Day 1 (Cairo - Sunday)

Day 1 (Cairo - Sunday)

Welcome to Cairo! at the airport, our representative will greet you and provide assistance with airport procedures. You will be comfortably transferred to your hotel. Enjoy a free evening. Overnight at your hotel. (no meals)

Day 2 (Cairo - Monday)

Day 2 (Cairo - Monday)

Cairo is a city of dreams. Today you will visit The Great Pyramid of Cheops at Giza, it was the tallest man-made structure in the world for over 3,800 years. Menkaure and Khufu's Pyramid complete the colossal trio. Khufu's Pyramid remains one of the ‘Seven Wonders of the Ancient World’. Close by, the Great Sphinx watches and guards the Giza Plateau. Next, you will travel to Saqqara to witness the first pyramid of them all - the 2648 BC-completed Step Pyramid of Djoser. Overnight at your hotel. (B)

Day 3 (Cairo - Tuesday)

Day 3 (Cairo - Tuesday)

It is frenetic with bustle, bazaars and traffic chaos; and yet its ancient edifices stand ennobled. It has everything you could want from an ancient city. Then there are those labyrinths; those anciently narrow, bustling streets and quiet corners. Your morning tours begin at the Egyptian Museum. Here, you will be in communion with magnificent treasures — including Tutankhamun’s fabulously famous Gold Mask. Then we guide you to the city’s Islamic areas — including the Citadel of Saladdin and its Alabaster Mosque of Mohammed Ali. This holy place is set at the highest point of Cairo, so you’ll view a remarkable panorama of the city. Escorted shopping trip at Khan el Khalili bazaar, where locals drink tea, smoke shisha pipes and watch the world go by. Evening flight to Luxor Overnight at your hotel.(B)

Day 4 (Cairo - Luxor - Wednesday)

Day 4 (Cairo - Luxor - Wednesday)

Awake in 4,000 year-old Luxor, evocative site of the ancient city of Thebes and ‘the world’s greatest open-air museum’. As you enter the Valleys of the Kings and Queens, you will pass Deir El Madina, Madinet Habou and the Colossi of Memnon. Visit the colonnaded temple that was uniquely dedicated to a queen — Queen Hatshepsut. Return to the hotel to spend the evening at leisure. Overnight at your hotel.(B)

Day 5 (Luxor - Thursday)

Day 5 (Luxor - Thursday)

This morning’s venture starts at the East Bank of Luxor. Here, you will enter the Karnak Temple Complex — a vast area of temples, chapels, pylons and the Great Temple of Amun. You will walk down the avenue of ram-headed sphinxes that connect the Precinct of Mut, the Precinct of Amun-Ra and the Luxor Temple. This afternoon you will have free time; perhaps a visit to the Luxor Museum or do some bartering in a souk. Overnight at your hotel.(B)

Day 6 (Luxor - Cairo - Amman - Friday)

Day 6 (Luxor - Cairo - Amman - Friday)

There is free time to spend before taking a flight back to Cairo. Arrive to Cairo for your connection flight to Amman, Jordan. Overnight in Amman. (B)

Day 7 (Amman - Wadi Rum - Saturday)

Day 7 (Amman - Wadi Rum - Saturday)

Arrive to Amman Airport. Our representative will meet and assist you through customs then transfer you to your Camp in Wadi Rum. Wadi Rum is a moonscape terrain of ancient riverbeds, towering cliffs and smooth, pastel colored sands. Arrive the camp, prepare for you Jeep tour in the desert for 2 Hours then return back to the camp for dinner with unforgettable party. Overnight Wadi Rum. (D)

Day 8 (Wadi Rum - Petra - Sunday)

Day 8 (Wadi Rum - Petra - Sunday)

After breakfast you transfer up to Petra and check into your Hotel. Enjoy a free afternoon. Overnight at your Hotel. (B)

Day 9 (Petra - Monday)

Day 9 (Petra - Monday)

Today you should wear good walking shoes! To discover this ancient attraction you will take a horse back ride through the Siq, the only access to this city carved out of the Rose Colored Rock. You will visit the Treasury, Theatre Tombs, Hall of Justice and Palaces. Overnight at your Hotel. (B)

Day 10 (Petra - Kerak - Madaba - Mount Nebo - Dead Sea - Tuesday)

Day 10 (Petra - Kerak - Madaba - Mount Nebo - Dead Sea - Tuesday)

Petra - Kerak - Madaba - Mount Nebo - Dead Sea - TuesdayAfter breakfast proceed to Kerak through Wadi Mujib (a deep valley with breathtaking views) visit the castle then continue onto Madaba, which is Known as the "City of Mosaics". Then take a detour to Mount Nebo, the site of the endearing monastery, where Moses is thought to be buried. On a clear day an extraordinary view of the Dead Sea, the Jordan Valley, ancient city of Jericho, Bethlehem and as far as Jerusalem can be seen. Continue onto Dead Sea, the lowest point on earth (400 meters below sea level). Experience the sensation of floating on water. Due to its high salinity, the water is very buoyant and you just really float on top. Overnight at your Hotel. (B)

Day 11 (Dead Sea - Jerash - Amman - Wednesday)

Day 11 (Dead Sea - Jerash - Amman - Wednesday)

Enjoy a tour today to Jerash; one of the most preserved Graeco-Roman cities in the Middle East. Continue on to Amman the capital of Jordan, the safe, friendly and modern city. Check into your hotel and enjoy a free afternoon and evening. Overnight at your Hotel. (B)

Day 12 (Amman - Departure Day - Thursday)

Day 12 (Amman - Departure Day - Thursday)

Transfer to the airport for your final departure flight to your home destination. (B)


The guide was knowledgeable and paced the trip well. 
Tom is excellent and we recommend him.
I wish I had planned time to see the city in Aswan. Definitely next time!

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