18-Day Best of Egypt and Jordan Luxury tour

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From US
US$5200/person
Location: Cairo, Egypt Duration: 18 Days
Package Code :
VTGO-4346
Country:
Egypt
City:
Cairo
Duration:
18 Days /17 Nights
Tour Type:
Romance
Activity Level:
Easy
Meals:

Overview

18 days Egypt Jordan tour departing to Cairo and returning from Amman. Visiting the Pyramids and all attractions of the Nile cruise, with Extension to Sharm El Sheikh Red Sea, with domestic flights transfers. in Jordan visit Petra, Jerash , Dead Sea , Wadi Rum and Aqaba, and the Main attraction in Jordan with international flight Sharm/Amman

Included

In Egypt

  • 3 nights hotel accommodation in Cairo 5 stars Hotel on bed and breakfast basis
  • 3 nights on 5 stars Nile Cruise - full board – excludes drinks
  • 4 nights hotel accommodation in Sharm 5 stars Hotel on all inclusive basis
  • Entrance fees
  • English speaking Egyptologist guide
  • Transportation to and from Mount Sinai and St. Catherine’s Monastery
  • Domestic flight Cairo/Aswan – Luxor/Cairo/Sharm
  • International Flight Sharm/Amman

In Jordan

  • Accommodation at 5 stars Hotels on bed and breakfast basis
  • Transfers by A/C modern Coaches.
  • All Entrance Fees to all sites mentioned in the program.
  • Jeep ride in Bedouin jeep for 2 hours in Wadi Rum
  • Local guide at Petra for 2-3 Hours
  • Local guide at Jerash for 2 Hours

Excluded

  • Visa Entry for Egypt USD 25 & Jordan JD 40
  • Tipping
  • Personal expenses (Laundry, Sauna, telephones…etc)
  • Any meals not mentioned in the program
  • Any Optional tours
  • International airfare
  • Departure taxes in Jordan
  • Horse Ride in Petra

Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival Cairo

Arrival to Cairo airport, our representative will assist you through passport control formalities, luggage identification & portage will greet you. From the airport you will be transferred by a private A/C car to your hotel and overnight in Cairo

Day 2: Pyramids tour (B)

Breakfast. Visit the great Pyramids - Cheops, Chephren & Mykerions. Cheops is the most colossal ever built. Next is a close-up look at Sphinx - a huge funeral complex guarded by the legendary lion body with the face of king Chephren. Then onwards to Sakkara to see the first pyramid ever built - the step pyramid of Zosser. Overnight Cairo.

Day 3: Cairo City tour (B)

After breakfast, At 0900 am, a tour to visit the Egyptian Museum which contains the fabulous treasures of Tut-Ankamon specially the solid golden masque and the golden coffer then proceed to the old city of Cairo to visit the Hanging church, then proceed to visit the citadel of Saladin and Mohamed Ali mosque in the late afternoon visit to the famous Khan El Khalili market. Overnight Cairo

Day 4: Flight Aswan - Nile Cruise (B,L,D)

Morning flight from Cairo to Aswan, Arrive and meet and be assisted by a local representative. Visit The High Dam and The Philae temple. Transfer to the cruise where you will board before lunch. Afternoon tea. Dinner will be served on board. A disco party will be held in the evening before sailing to Kom Ombo. Overnight on board.

Day 5: Nile Cruise (B,L,D)

Enjoy breakfast on board. Visit the temple shared by the two gods Sobek and Haroeris before sailing to Edfu. Have lunch and then visit The Temple of Horus in Edfu. Cross the lock. Sail to Luxor. Overnight on board.

Day 6: Nile Cruise (B,L,D)

Breakfast on board. Cross to the West Bank to visit the Necropolis of Thebes, Valley of The Kings, the Temple of Hatshepsut and the Colossi of Memnon. Afternoon tea. Dinner on board. Overnight on board.

Day 7: Cruise Disembark, Flight Sharm, Overnight Sharm (B,D + Drinks))

Have breakfast on board before visiting the Temple of Karnak and the Temple of Luxor. Flight from Luxor to Sharm El Sheikh (VIA CAIRO), arrival Sharm, Check into hotel, Overnight Sharm.

Day 8: Sharm (B, L, D + drinks)

Free time in Sharm,. Overnight in hotel.

Day 9: Sharm - Mount Sinai (B, L, D + drinks)

Day free at your leisure, at midnight drive to Moses mountain, climb it up, reach the top, experience the fantastic sunrise at the summit, revered in biblical terms as it is said that God delivered the ten commandments to Moses from this point

Day 10: St. Catherine - Sharm (B, L, D + drinks)

Rise early to watch the sunrise from the top of Mouses Mountain. After this you will descent towards St. Catherine Monastery. Back to Sharm, Overnight Sharm

Day 11: Flight Amman- Overnight Amman (B)

Breakfast. Afternoon flight from Sharm to Amman, Upon your arrival to Amman Airport, Transfer to hotel, overnight Amman

Day 12: Amman city tour – Jerash (B)

After breakfast at your hotel, start the tour of Amman visiting: the Citadel of Amman with its museum, overlooking old Amman and the Roman Amphitheater. Continue down town to visit the Amphitheater and the Traditional Museum. Drive through old Amman heading to West Amman - the modern part of the city. After visit drive to the North to visit the Greco-Roman city of Jerash (Jerasa), also known as the Pompeii of the East for it is the Second Well preserved Roman City in the World. Visiting the Hippodrome, its Oval colonnade Piazza, Colonnade Streets, Airtimes temple, Zeus Temple and the South Theater. Back to Amman for overnight

Day 13: Amman - Madaba - Mount Nebo – Kerak – Petra (B)

 Breakfast at the hotel. Drive early morning to visit Madaba (the City of the Mosaics) to visit St. Georges Church which cradles the 5th century mosaic Map of the Holy Land. After that going up to Mount Nebo the place where Moses was buried. From the top, if the sky is clear enough, you can see Jericho, the Dead Sea, and the Jordan Valley, also visiting the church dating 5th century A.D maintained by the Franciscans. Then drive to Kerak, via the King’s Highway.In Kerak you will visit an ancient Crusader stronghold, situated on a hilltop about 1000 meters above sea level and is surrounded on three sides by a valley.Then you will be transferred to Petra, the red-rose city for check in and overnight

Day 14: Petra visit (B)

Today enjoy the visit of one of the new Seven Wonders of The World. There is no visit of Jordan will be complete without having seen the capital of the ancient Nabatean kingdom, Petra,Begin your visit by enjoying a walk or a short horse ride from Petra’s main-entrance to the entrance of the old city “Al Siq”. As you reach the end of the Siq, the first and greatest monument of Petra slowly comes into view. This is the famous Treasury monument “Al Khazneh”. Indulge yourself, and walk through the architectural and spiritual wonders of this majestic place examining every detail in sight. After visit back to your hotel for overnight

Day 15: Petra – Little Petra – Wadi Rum (B, D)

 After a 10 minutes drive from Petra , you find AlBeidha, better known as Little Petra. You enter the site through a narrow gorge called Siq al-Barid, the "cold Siq" that leads into an area of carved tombs and monuments. Continue to the protected area of Wadi Rum, one of themost impressing desert landscapes in the world, start your visit of the marvelous Valley, known as the Moon Valley, tour the Canyons and the sand Duneswith our local Bedouin Jeeps, drive through the sand dunes side by side with the majestic sand stone Mountains, after a breath taking sun set in the desert back to the camp for overnight stay at your camp

Day 16: Wadi Rum – Aqaba (B)

Short trip from Wadi Rum to the Red Sea town of Aqaba.  Start your visit with a brief tour of the city followed by hotel check in. Enjoy your afternoon in the Red Sea and the water sports like swimming , snorkeling and diving. Overnight stay at your hotel

Day 17: Aqaba – Dead Sea (B)

Enjoy this morning the shores of the red Sea, after check out departure from Aqaba north to the Dead Sea through the Araba Valley.  We will be passing through biblical areas until we reach the lowest point on earth recorded at 416 meters below sea level. Arrival at Hotel for check in, free time of leisure. Overnight stay at the Dead Sea.

Day 18: Departure (B)

Breakfast at the hotel.Transfer to Amman Queen Alia International Airport for Departure to final Destination

Accommodations

City # of Nights Superior Deluxe
Cairo 3 Le Méridien Pyramids Hotel & Spa - Pyramids view room -
Aswan 3 5 star deluxe Nile Cruise -
Sharm El Sheikh 4 Concorde El Salam Sharm resort -
Amman 2 Amman Intercontinental Hotel -
Petra 2 Petra Movenpick Hotel -
Dead Sea 1 Dead Sea Movenpick Resort Hotel -
Wadi Rum 1 Wadi Rum Night Camp -
Aqaba 1 Aqaba Movenpick Resort Hotel -
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