ESSENTIAL EGYPT JORDAN
From: US$ 1,080
15 Days / 14 Nights
Cairo – Amman – Cairo
An adventure along the Nile from Cairo to Aswan, this tour stops at the magnificent Pyramids of Giza, then head south to Aswan before setting sail on the Nile onboard a traditional felucca boat to Kom Ombo and Luxor. Finish off with Jordan, home to the stunning Rose City of Petra (voted one of the New 7 Wonders of the World), a 4×4 safari into the desert of Wadi Rum and the buoyant Dead Sea.
Starts in: Cairo
Ends in: Amman
Length: 15 days
13 breakfasts, 2 lunches and 4 dinners
Tour Leader Included: Yes
WHAT'S NOT INCLUDED
* Flights (airfare), visas and insurance
* Entrance fees to the sights
* Any Private ExpensesExtra meals, snacks and drinks
Starting from only $1,080 USD per person for double occupancy
Please contact us for a single supplement
Qualified English speaking Egyptologist
2 Nights at a 4* star hotel in Cairo
1 Night at a 4* star hotel in Aswan
1 Night on a traditional felucca sailing boat
1 Night at a 3* hotel in Luxor
2 Nights at a 4* hotel in Hurghada
Two way overnight travel in an A/C bus: Cairo - Aswan; Hurghada - Cairo
One way flight from Cairo to Sharm El Sheikh
2 Nights at a 3* hotel in Dahab
1 Night camping in Wadi rum
1 Night at a 3* hotel in Petra
2 Nights at 3* hotel in Amman
Guided tours of the Pyramids and Cairo city
Guided tours of Aswan; Valley of the Kings; Kom Ombo, Edfu and Luxor Temples
Airport pickup and transfers
Transportation in A/C bus
13 breakfasts, 2 lunches and 4 dinners
Day 1- Airport pick up to hotel in Cairo
Arrive at Cairo airport where you will be met by our representative who will assist you through the formalities. Transfer to your hotel to meet your guide for a briefing explaining the tour itinerary. Overnight stay at your hotel in Cairo.
Day 2 - Cairo
After breakfast we start the tour by visiting the awe-inspiring Great Pyramids and the Sphinx at the Giza Plateau, before heading to Sakkara to visit the Step Pyramid – the first completed pyramid in Egypt – as well as ancient Pharonic tombs. Overnight on A/C bus to Aswan.
*Optional extra: upgrade to flight from Cairo to Aswan
Day 3 - Aswan
Arrive in Aswan. You will be met by our representative who will transfer you to your hotel. We begin the day with a tour of the famous High Dam of Aswan. Next we visit the romantic Philae Temple – perched atop a picturesque island, its beautiful location is reached by small motor boat, making a truly magnificent approach to the site. Overnight stay at your hotel in Aswan.
Day 4 - Felucca Cruise
After breakfast, step aboard your Nile Felucca. Watch the world go by as you sail down the
Great Pyramids of Giza
Sphinx & the Giza Plateau
Valley of the Kings
Hurghada,, Red Sea
Citadel of Saladin & Mosque of Mohamed Ali
Old Cairo Bazaar - Khan El Khalili
Camping in Wadi Rum
Amman city tour
Nile observing rural life on the shores and taking in the changing landscape of the mightyriver. Overnight on the Felucca.
Breakfast, lunch and dinner included.
*Optional extra: Visit Abu Simbel – the stupendous Sun Temple of Ramses the Great, located at the southern most tip of ancient
Egypt’s borders. Please contacts us for pricing as it varies depending on mode of transportation.
Day 5 - Kom Ombo, Edfu, Luxor
After breakfast we travel on an A/C bus to the city of Luxor, often described as the world’s greatest open-air museum and home to some of the grandest monuments that have survived from ancient Thebes. On the way we visit the temple of Kom Ombo – its perfectly symmetrical twin entrances overlook the spectacular riverside; followed by the best preserved Graeco-Roman temple in Egypt – Edfu. In the afternoon we tour of the East Bank of the Nile. Here you will experience the immense Karnak Temple, considered by some as Egypt’s most important Pharonic site – the country’s powerhouse of ancient times; as well as the magnificent Luxor Temple where visitors are greeted by the impressive Avenue of Sphinxes. Overnight stay at your hotel in Luxor. Breakfast included.
Day 6 - Luxor to Hurghada, Red Sea
After breakfast we explore the West Bank of Luxor, starting the tour with the world famous Valley of the Kings, the richest archaeological site on earth. Then on to the breathtaking Temple of Hatshepsut (Deir al-Bahri), built for the only woman to reign over Egypt as pharaoh. Finally we visit the great Colossi of Memnon – the last remains of Amenophis III’s temple. We then take the A/C bus to Hurghada, Red Sea. Overnight stay at your hotel in Hurghada. Breakfast and dinner included.
Day 6 - Luxor to Hurghada, Red Sea
After breakfast we explore the West Bank of Luxor, starting the tour with the world famous Valley of the Kings, the richest archaeological site on earth. Then on to the breathtaking Temple of Hatshepsut (Deir al-Bahri), built for the only woman to reign over Egypt as pharaoh. Finally we visit the great Colossi of Memnon – the last remains of
Amenophis III’s temple. We then take the A/C bus to Hurghada, Red Sea. Overnight stay at your hotel in Hurghada. Breakfast and dinner included.
Day 7 - Hurghada, Red Sea
This is a free day to be spent at your leisure. With snorkeling, swimming, scuba diving and good food and drink available you will find much to do; or simply relax and enjoy the sun. Overnight stay at your hotel in Hurghada. Breakfast, lunch and dinner included.
Day 8 - Cairo
We depart early this morning for Cairo. Today we tour the City of Cairo, beginning with the Egyptian Museum where you may view the treasures of King Tutankhamun’s tomb. Afterwards we make our way to the old Cairo Bazaar, Khan El Khalili, with its maze of intriguing alleyways that are home to numerous souvenir stalls and coffee shops. Overnight stay at your hotel in Cairo. Breakfast included.
Day 9 - Cairo, Dahab
Early in the morning you will be transferred to Cairo airport for the flight to Sharm El Sheikh. Arrive in Sharm El Sheikh and be transferred to your hotel in Dahab. The rest of the day is free to spend at your leisure. Overnight stay at your hotel in Dahab. Breakfast included.
Day 10 - Dahab
This is another free day to be spent at your leisure. With snorkeling, swimming, scuba diving and good food and drink available you will find much to do; or simply relax and enjoy the sun. Overnight stay at your hotel in Dahab. Breakfast included.
Day 11 - Dahab to Wadi Rum
We depart for Nuweiba or Taba to crossing to Aqaba, Jordan’s window to the sea. After checking into our desert camp in Wadi Rum, we join a 2 hour Jeep safari in the desert. This evening we also enjoy an authentic Jordanian dinner in Wadi Rum. After chilling out by the desert fire and sharing experiences with our travel mates under a starry sky, we spend the night in our desert camp. Overnight camping in Wadi Rum. Breakfast and dinner included.
Day 12 - Wadi Rum, Petra
After breakfast we depart for a full day tour in the Red Rose City Petra. We embark on an unforgettable trip on horseback and then by foot ‘til we reach the Treasury. Our local guide will provide us with a brief history of the city, which is one of the greatest attractions in the Middle East. We also visit the Pharaoh’s Castle, the Triumphal arch and the Amphitheater. Overnight stay at your hotel in Petra.
Day 13 - Petra, Dead Sea, Kerak, Amman
Today we first drive to the lowest point on earth, Dead Sea for the spectacular floating on the salty water, then Kerak to visit the impressive Kerak Castle, which was built in the 12th century. Later, we continue to Amman. Overnight stay at your hotel in Amman.
Day 14 - Amman City Tour
After breakfast we have Amman city tour. We will visit the most important sights of this beautiful city. Overnight stay at your hotel in Amman. Breakfast included.
Day 15 - Amman airport transfer
After breakfast, transfer to the airport. Take the memories of your adventures with you on your flight home. Breakfast included.
BOOKING YOUR HOLIDAY
Upon booking your holiday with Go Tour Egypt a 50% deposit per person per tour is required to confirm your reservation.
Please note that, Go Tour Egypt does not cover any international money transfer charges. However, we don't charge "Local Payment", or charge any "Additional Internal Taxes", like some other travel companies.
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