HIGHLIGHTS OF EGYPT & JORDAN – 10 NIGHTSHIGHLIGHTS OF EGYPT & JORDAN – 10 NIGHTS

HIGHLIGHTS OF EGYPT & JORDAN – 10 NIGHTS
 

HIGHLIGHTS OF EGYPT & JORDAN – 10 NIGHTS

$ 2875

Jordan and Egypt have an old tradition of welcoming travelers from every corner of the world.  Two spectrums of the Arab world come together in this inspirational Egypt & Jordan Tour – both different yet so much alike. Amazing history, modern-day hustle and bustle of a big city and friendly faces  –  all waiting for you to make you feel like home and make memories for a life time.

  • Rate per person in US Dollar, based on double occupancy standard at Four Seasons Hotel & Sanctuary Retreats Nile Cruisers (or similar) in Egypt and Four Seasons Amman (or similar) in Jordan

Includes:

  • English-speaking meet & greet assistance at airports
  • Customer relations assistance during your stay
  • Private, air-conditioned car service for all local transfers
  • 3 nights accommodation at Cairo's Four Seasons Hotel (or similar), including breakfast
  • Full board 4 nights accommodation on a five-star luxury Nile Cruise
  • 3 nights accommodation at Amman's Four Seasons Hotel (or similar), including breakfast
  • Economy class domestic flights with Egyptair (Cairo - Luxor & Aswan - Cairo)
  • All sightseeing tours in Egypt as per itinerary
  • Nile Cruise group sightseeing tours
  • Amman sightseeing tours as per itinerary
  • Private English-speaking guide in Cairo.
  • 2-3h tour of Petra* with a private English-speaking guide
  • 1h tour of Jerash with a private English-speaking guide
  • English-speaking driver in Jordan
  • Entrance fees to all sites as per itinerary
  • Meals as per itinerary
  • Bottled Water
  • All service tax and charges

* Petra tour requires considerable physical fitness due to the limited number of horses available to carry visitors in Petra

 

Exclude:

  • International airfare
  • Entry visa to Egypt
  • Optional tours
  • Personal expenses
  • Tips

 

HIGHLIGHTS OF EGYPT & JORDAN – 10 NIGHTS

Day 1

Arrival in Cairo

On arrival at Cairo International Airport our representative will meet and guide you through immigration procedures. He will escort you to your chosen hotel in Cairo, help you with check-in and provide information necessary for the start of your holiday.

He will be your main contact throughout your holiday in Egypt, available to cater to your needs to make your holiday the best experience possible.

Arrival in Cairo

On arrival at Cairo International Airport our representative will meet and guide you through immigration procedures. He will escort you to your chosen hotel in Cairo, help you with check-in and provide information necessary for the start of...more


HIGHLIGHTS OF EGYPT & JORDAN – 10 NIGHTS

Day 2

Pyramids & Cairo Museum

After breakfast, your guide will take you on a tour of the most famous sights in Cairo.

 You will explore the breathtaking Pyramids of Giza, the last remaining wonder of the Ancient World. The Sphinx and pyramids of Cheops, Chefren and Menkaure have stood the test of time for many centuries and continue to impress many a visitor with their grandeur.

After lunch, you will continue your way to the Egyptian Museum. Its vast rooms hold the world's largest collection of pharaonic artifacts, including the treasures of the child king Tutankhamen and the royal mummy room.

You will end your day exploring the nooks and crannies of Islamic Cairo with its many mosques and palaces and the colourful Khan El Khalili bazaar.

Pyramids & Cairo Museum

After breakfast, your guide will take you on a tour of the most famous sights in Cairo.

 You will explore the breathtaking Pyramids of Giza, the last remaining wonder of the Ancient World. The Sphinx and p...more


HIGHLIGHTS OF EGYPT & JORDAN – 10 NIGHTS

Day 3

Nile Cruise – Luxor East Bank

Our representative will meet you at Luxor Airport. He will escort you to your cruise boat, help with check-in and provide you with useful information.

You will start your journey on the East Bank of Luxor with a visit to the world-renowned Karnak Temple dedicated to the most cherished of ancient deities – Amun Ra, and the magnificent Southern Sanctuary.

You will end your day to your own liking – choose one of our exciting optional tours or spend your evening relaxing aboard your cruise boat.

Nile Cruise – Luxor East Bank

Our representative will meet you at Luxor Airport. He will escort you to your cruise boat, help with check-in and provide you with useful information.

You will start your journey on the East Bank of Lux...more


HIGHLIGHTS OF EGYPT & JORDAN – 10 NIGHTS

Day 4

Nile Cruise – Luxor West Bank

Early morning you will head to the heart of the Theban Necropolis on Luxor's West Bank where tombs, mortuary temples and colossal statues were built for pharaohs of the New Kingdom. The Valley of the Kings still hides many secrets and includes the tomb of king Tutankhamen, preserved almost intact for more than 3,000 years.

No less splendid is the mortuary built beneath the cliffs of Deir el Bahri for Queen Hatshepsut, the most powerful woman to ever rule Egypt.

Your last stop for the day will be the Colossi of Memnon. Legend has it that the two massive stone statues still protect the Theban Necropolis.

The rest of the day, you will be relaxing and admiring the beautiful landscape along the River Nile as your cruise boat sails upstream to your next destination.

Nile Cruise – Luxor West Bank

Early morning you will head to the heart of the Theban Necropolis on Luxor's West Bank where tombs, mortuary temples and colossal statues were built for pharaohs of the New Kingdom. The Valley of the Kings still hides man...more


HIGHLIGHTS OF EGYPT & JORDAN – 10 NIGHTS

Day 5

Nile Cruise - Edfu & Kom Ombo Temples

Your boat will dock at the city of Edfu where a carriage will be waiting to take you to the Edfu Temple. Dedicated to the falcon god Horus, it is one of the best preserved temples in Egypt.

Back aboard your floating home, you will sail south to reach the town of Kom Ombo by late afternoon.

You will end your day with a visit to its unconventional double temple built to worship Sobek, the crocodile god of fertility and the world's creator, and the falcon god of light, Haroeris.

The cruise boat will take you to Aswan.

Nile Cruise - Edfu & Kom Ombo Temples

Your boat will dock at the city of Edfu where a carriage will be waiting to take you to the Edfu Temple. Dedicated to the falcon god Horus, it is one of the best preserved temples in Egypt.

Back a...more


HIGHLIGHTS OF EGYPT & JORDAN – 10 NIGHTS

Day 6

Nile Cruise – Aswan

The city of Aswan will welcome you today with its mysterious atmosphere that inspired the English novelist, Agatha Christie and an invitation to explore the city's rich history.

Your day starts with a love story of goddess Isis who spent her days on the Island of Philae protecting the heart of her beloved Osiris.

The story of the Temple of Isis will take you back to the modern-day Aswan and the controversies surrounding the High Dam. Built in the 70s, this impressive construction forever changed the course of life along the Nile.

After lunch, a traditional Egyptian boat, know locally as felucca, will take you on a trip around the Elephantine Island and its Nubian villages – the remainder of one of the earliest civilizations of ancient Africa.

The day will end with a cup of Egyptian tea in hand, watching the sunset from the terrace of the Old Cataract Hotel where Agatha Christie wrote her famous novel “Murder on the Nile”.

Nile Cruise – Aswan

The city of Aswan will welcome you today with its mysterious atmosphere that inspired the English novelist, Agatha Christie and an invitation to explore the city's rich history.

Your day starts with a love story ...more


HIGHLIGHTS OF EGYPT & JORDAN – 10 NIGHTS

Day 7

Your Day in Aswan

You can spend the morning at your leisure visiting the place of worship of Ramesses the Great at Abo Simbel. The two monumental temples are not only awe-inspiring. They were removed and reassembled during the construction of the High Dam – a feat that attests to the country's dedication to preserve its cultural heritage.

You can opt for a motor-boat trip to a Nubian Village in Gharib Soheil on the West Bank of Aswan. This colorful hamlet will welcome you with its laid-back atmosphere, the scent of spices in the air and the larger-than-life smiles on the faces of Nubian children you will meet on your walk through the village. You will also visit a Nubian family and a local school.

According to your flight schedule, you will be transferred to Aswan Airport for your flight to Cairo.

Your Day in Aswan

You can spend the morning at your leisure visiting the place of worship of Ramesses the Great at Abo Simbel. The two monumental temples are not only awe-inspiring. They were removed and reassembled during the construction of the High Dam &...more


HIGHLIGHTS OF EGYPT & JORDAN – 10 NIGHTS

Day 8

Arrival in Jordan

Transfer to Cairo International Airport for your flight to Amman where our representative will meet and escort you to your hotel.


HIGHLIGHTS OF EGYPT & JORDAN – 10 NIGHTS

Day 9

Jerash & Dead Sea

After breakfast, you will head to the ancient city of Jerash. Dating back more than 6,000 years, it is the best-preserved Roman provincial city in the world.

You will wander among the ruins of a spectacular Roman forum, colonnaded streets, the Temple of Artemis and the Nymphaeum.

South of Jerash lies the lowest point on Earth, the Dead Sea. With the healing qualities of its salty waters and the surrounding beautiful landscape you can give into relaxation and rejuvenation of body and mind.

Jerash & Dead Sea

After breakfast, you will head to the ancient city of Jerash. Dating back more than 6,000 years, it is the best-preserved Roman provincial city in the world.

You will wander among the ruins of a spectacular Roman for...more


HIGHLIGHTS OF EGYPT & JORDAN – 10 NIGHTS

Day 10

The Ancient City of Petra

Early morning you will travel south of Amman to see Petra – one of the Seven Wonders of the World.

Carved into the rock by Nabataeans, an Arab people who settled in the area more than 2000 years ago, this stunning, "rose-red city half as old as time" remained hidden from sight until the 19th century.

You will begin the tour on horseback through a narrow gorge, the Siq, where the gates to Petra are hidden. Making the rest of the way on foot, you will marvel over the sophisticated architecture, the carved facades, royal tombs and beautifully-colored walls of the canyon.

The Ancient City of Petra

Early morning you will travel south of Amman to see Petra – one of the Seven Wonders of the World.

Carved into the rock by Nabataeans, an Arab people who settled in the area more than 2000 years ago, this s...more


HIGHLIGHTS OF EGYPT & JORDAN – 10 NIGHTS

Day 11

Departure from Amman

Our representative will escort you to Queen Alia Airport in Amman for your scheduled flight home.