Itinerary

 

Day 1 - Arrive into Jordan Guided City tour of Amman

Welcome to Jordan - the Holy Land. On arrival at Queen Alia International Airport, you will be greeted by your friendly tour manager / local representative outside the baggage hall and takeyou to your hotel (Check-in time is after 3.00 pm). Evening free for you. Overnight at the hotel in Amman. (Dinner)

Day 2 - Onto Petra Visit to Madaba Visit to Mount Nebo Visit to the Dead Sea & Karak

Today, we check out and proceed to Petra via Madaba the city of Mosaics, which has the oldest known mosaic map of the holy land, after that we will go to view the Jordan Valley from the famous Mount Nebo visiting its Byzantine Church, Then proceed to Dead sea, Visit the Dead Sea which is the lowest point on earth 400 meters below sea level. Afterwards continue to Kerak touring its Castle (one of the finest examples of Crusader military construction. Overnight at the hotel in Petra. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 3 - Guided City tour of Petra

After breakfast we check out and proceed to Petra, Full day visiting the rose-red city known as Sela in the Bible and lost to the world for five centuries until it was rediscovered in 1812. Enter Petra on horseback through a narrow gorge carved in the sandstone and opening on the stunning view of the Treasury, made famous in the movie “Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom”. Visit the palace, the High Palaces and the Roman-Style Palace Tomb. Overnight at the hotel in Amman. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 4 - Fly to Cairo Sound & Light Show at the Pyramids in Cairo

Today, we drive you to the airport for our flight to Cairo. Welcome to Egypt - the Land of the Pharaohs. On arrival at Cairo International airport, you will be met by our local representative, who will welcome you and transfer you to your hotel for check-in. Later this evening, experience the spectacular Sound and Light Show at the Giza Pyramids of Khufu, Khafre and Menkaure and enjoy the history of the ancient Egyptians. The show begins with the story of the Sphinx who has been the vigilant guardian of the Pyramids for five thousand years. Overnight at the hotel in Cairo. (Breakfast, Dinner)

Day 5 - Day Trip to Alexandria with Guided City Tour

Today, we drive to Alexandria. On arrival we proceed on a guided city tour of Alexandria. Visit Pompeii’s Pillar, constructed in honor of the Emperor Diocletian at the end of 4th century AD. Then proceed to Qaitbay Citadel which was built on the eastern point of the Pharos Island. It was erected on the exact site of the famous Lighthouse of Alexandria, which was one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. After visiting the Library of Alexandria, we start our return journey to Cairo. Overnight at the hotel in Cairo. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 6 - Guided City Tour of Cairo Visit the Egyptian Museum Visit the Khan El Khalili Bazar

Today, we take you on a guided city tour of Cairo. See the Pyramids of Khufu, Khafre and Menkaure. Also see the Sphinx, carved from the natural bedrock at the bottom of the causeway to Khafre’s pyramid. We then visit the Papyrus Institute and see beautiful paintings being made. Next, we visit the Egyptian Museum, which houses over 100, 000 antiquities from every period of ancient Egyptian history. Do not miss the gallery featuring the famous treasures of Tutankhamun. Later, proceed to the medieval Bazaars of Khan- El-Khalili where you can shop for spices, precious stones and curios. Overnight at the hotel in Cairo. (Breakfast, Lunch Dinner)

Day 7 - Fly to Aswan Guided City Tour of Aswan Welcome Aboard the Nile Cruise

After breakfast, we check-out of the hotel and drive to airport for our flight to Aswan. On arrival in Aswan, we proceed to the city of Aswan to visit the High Dam of Aswan, the pride of Egypt and an ideal spot for a panoramic view of Aswan. This is where Egypt ends and Nubia begins. We then take you to see the Unfinished Obelisk. This Obelisk was never detached from the rock as it developed cracks in several places. Later, we return to Aswan and board our legendary Nile Cruise for a great three day journey on the scenic Nile River. Overnight on board the Nile Cruise. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 8 - Visit to Abu Simbel Temple of Kom Ombo

After collecting your box breakfast, we proceed to visit Abu Simbel by coach. Abu Simbel has two magnificent temples, temple of Ramesses II and the Temple of Nefertari. The Temples were threatened by submersion in the Lake Nasser, due to the construction of the High Dam. During the salvage operation which continued until 1968, the two temples were dismantled and raised over 60 meters up on the sandstone cliff where they had been built more than 3,000 years before. The alignment of the temple is such that twice a year the sun’s rays reach into the innermost sanctuary to illuminate the statues of Ptah, Amun - Re, Ramesses II and Re- Horakhy. Next, we visit the famous Temple of Kom Ombo. Overlooking the Nile, this unique temple is in fact the fusion of two temples, set side by side, with each side having its own gateways and chapels. The left side of the temple is dedicated to Haroeris, the falcon headed God. The right part of the temple is dedicated to Sobek, the crocodile headed God and God of Fertility. Return to the cruise for lunch as we sail onwards to Edfu. Overnight on board the Nile Cruise. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 9 - Visit Edfu Sail to Luxor via Esna Lock Temple of Luxor

Upon arrival into Edfu, we take you on a shore excursion to visit the Temple of Edfu. Of all the temples of ancient Egypt, the one at Edfu is not only the best preserved, but the second largest after Karnak. The temple had been totally submerged under the desert except for the very top of the pylon entrance. The temple is dedicated to Horus and was built in the Ptolemaic period. This temple is unusual in that it is on the west bank of the river which was normally dedicated to the afterlife. Enjoy the sights of the Nile River from the deck, as your Nile Cruise sails to Luxor via the Esna Lock. On arrival in Luxor, we visit the famous Temple of Luxor. There is magic in the tombs of the great Kings with their imposing architecture and marvelous paintings. Even after over 5,000 years, the paintings retain their original colors and tell the story of civilization gone by. See the gigantic. Overnight on board the Nile Cruise. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 10 - Valley of the Kings Photo-stop at Colossi of Memnon Hatshepsut Temple

Today, we visit the West Bank of Luxor. We proceed deep into the desert to discover the Valley of Kings. This is the place where generations of pharaohs and nobles were buried in great splendour, housed in crypts cut into the cliffs. On our return, we take a photo-stop at the Colossi of Memnon. These two giant statues are all that remain of the mortuary temple of Amenophis III. Next, our excursion takes as to explore Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, the only woman Pharaoh to have ruled Egypt. Later, check into your hotel in Luxor. Overnight at the hotel in Luxor. (Breakfast, Dinner)

Day 11 - Return home with wonderful memories

Today, we drive you to the airport for our flight back home. It’s time to say goodbye to all the new friends you have made. We hope you take back many happy memories of your holiday. We would like you to spare a few minutes of your time to write and tell us how you enjoyed your holiday and any suggestions you may have for the future. (Breakfast)

Inclusions

1. 10 Nights Accommodations 2 Nights Amman, 1 Night Petra, 3 Nights Cairo, 3 Nights Cruise,  1 Night Luxor
2. Meal Plan: 10 Breakfast,  7 Lunch, 10 Dinner.
3. Return Airport Transfers On Private Basis
4. Sightseeing As Mentioned In The Itinerary On Private Basis
5. Egyptologist guide
6. Entrance fees
7. All transportations by air conditioned van

Exclusions

1. International air ticket, domestic ticket if any, Airport taxes,Visa charges,Over-seas Mediclaim Insurance.
2. Meals other than those specified (if any).
3. Tips, Laundry, telephone, optional excursions and other items of a personal nature. 
4. Cost of foreign exchange for personal use. 
5. Any items or services not specified in the itinerary ‘TOUR PRICE INCLUDES’ head.
6. Service tax will be extra.
7. Travel insurance.
 

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Itinerary Highlights

Amman, Petra,Cairo, Alexandria, Aswan,Abu Simbel,Cruise, Luxor​
 

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