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Cairo, Cruise & Coast - 13 days
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Mixed Groups | Age range: 18-70

13 Days / 12 Nights Trip to Jordan, Egypt & Egypt & Jordan

Cairo, Cruise & Coast - 13 days

Incredible ancient cities, some of the holiest sites in the world, other-worldly landscapes, and one-of-a-kind experiences await.
Take a journey from Cairo to Amman and discover Egypt's ancient wonders, from the Pyramids of Giza to the Valley of the Kings. Cruise the River Nile and relax by the Red Sea before taking in the highlights of Jordan, from the rose red city of Petra to the buoyant Dead Sea.
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  • Duration
    13 Days
  • Starting From
    $1,616
    /person
    Twin sharing
  • Travel Operator
    On The Go Tours
  • Flights
    Not Included
    Flight booking assistance will be provided.

Trip highlights

Go hot air ballooning in Luxor!
Highlight #1
Go hot air ballooning in Luxor!
Climb into the basket and floating upwards, take in an unbeatable birds-eye view of temples and the glittering Nile far below.
Abu Simbel : Larger than life
Highlight #2
Abu Simbel : Larger than life
With colossal statues of Ramses II, massive pillars down the entrance chamber and walls covered entirely in hieroglyphics, Abu Simbel leaves you feeling tiny and awed.
Visit the Great Pyramids of Giza
Highlight #3
Visit the Great Pyramids of Giza
Sure, you’ve seen the photos as a child and dreamt of visiting for years – but you’ll still pinch yourself when you finally see them in real life.
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The Unsinkable : Dead Sea

There's something in the water and it won't let you sink. What does it take to swim in the Dead Sea? (Tip: don’t swim like you normally would and never, ever shave before you get into the water!) Are you ready for the Dead Sea challenge?

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Itinerary

Cairo

Welcome to Egypt and the start of your holiday! Arrive Cairo and included transfer to hotel. Our welcome meeting is 7pm. 

  Hotel:  None

Pyramids of Giza

Our Egyptian adventure begins with a visit the legendary Pyramids of Giza and iconic Sphinx today, before continuing on to Saqqara to see Zhoser’s step pyramid.

   Meals:   Breakfast,

  Hotel:  None

Cairo

Take a guided tour of the vast new Grand Egyptian Museum in Giza today. Spend the afternoon at leisure before we board the overnight sleeper train to Luxor. Note: The Grand Egyptian Museum is set to open in 2020. An official date has yet to be released. If travelling prior to the opening of the new facility we'll visit the Egyptian Museum this morning.

   Meals:   Breakfast,

  Hotel:  None

Luxor

Arriving into Luxor, we drive north to explore Dendera, which is one of Egypt's best preserved temple complexes. Returning to Luxor, we spend the afternoon at leisure. This evening there's an optional tour of the beautiful Luxor Temple (bookable locally).

   Meals:   Breakfast,

  Hotel:  None

Luxor

We head to Luxor's West Bank this morning, exploring the incredible Valley of the Kings, before travelling on to the Temple of Hatshepsut. Then check-in on board a 5 star Nile cruiser which will be our home for the next four nights. Enjoy lunch and some R&R on board before visiting the colossal Temple of Karnak later this afternoon.

   Meals:   Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  Hotel:  None

Nile Cruising

We navigate downstream towards Edfu, enroute watch the locals go about their daily lives, relax on deck and go for a swim, soak up the sunshine and enjoy the views.

   Meals:   Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  Hotel:  None

Nile Cruising

Enjoy another day relaxing on board the cruiser as we sail the Nile to the Temple of Kom Ombo today. After a guided tour of the stunning temple we continue our journey, arriving into Aswan this evening. 

   Meals:   Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  Hotel:  None

Aswan

Early this morning there is an optional excursion to the spectacular rock-cut temple of King Ramses II at Abu Simbel (best pre booked prior to your arrival in Egypt). This afternoon a short boat trip takes us to Agilika Island to visit the beautiful Philae Temple, dedicated to the goddess Isis. Spend the afternoon at leisure in Aswan with time to shop in the colourful souqs and markets.

   Meals:   Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  Hotel:  None

Aswan to the Red Sea

Disembark our cruiser and drive to the beautiful Red Sea Resort of Hurghada. 

   Meals:   Breakfast,

  Hotel:  None

Hurghada

Hurghada is located by the Red Sea, the next 2 days offers free time to enjoy this coastal town, the pristine beaches and excellent aquatic facilities - sail boarding, yachting, deep-sea fishing, SCUBA diving and snorkeling. During day 11 an optional snorkelling trip available (book locally). 

   Meals:   Breakfast,

  Hotel:  None

Hurghada

Hurghada is located by the Red Sea, the next 2 days offers free time to enjoy this coastal town, the pristine beaches and excellent aquatic facilities - sail boarding, yachting, deep-sea fishing, SCUBA diving and snorkeling. During day 11 an optional snorkelling trip available (book locally). 

   Meals:   Breakfast,

  Hotel:  None

Cairo

We fly back to Cairo where the remainder of today remains free to independently explore. On day 13 our Egyptian adventure comes to an end and we bid farewell to our fellow travellers. Included Cairo Airport departure transfer.

   Meals:   Breakfast,

  Hotel:  None

Cairo

We fly back to Cairo where the remainder of today remains free to independently explore. On day 13 our Egyptian adventure comes to an end and we bid farewell to our fellow travellers. Included Cairo Airport departure transfer.

   Meals:   Breakfast,

  Hotel:  None

Inclusions

 Breakfast daily, 4 lunches, 4 dinners

 7 nights 4 - 5 star hotels, 4 nights aboard a 5 star Nile Cruiser (en suite cabin)

 1 overnight train: Cairo - Luxor (private 2 berth sleeper cabin)

 Economy class flight: Hurghada - Cairo

 Airport arrival and departure transfer, day 1 and day 13

 Touring of Cairo, Giza, Saqqara, Luxor, Dendera and Aswan 

 Red Sea stay in Hurghada

 Escorted by an Egyptian tour guide degree qualified in Egyptology

 All relevant transfer and transportation in private modern air-conditioned vehicles

Not Included

 Tip for your tour guide, we recommend you allow USD$5 - 7 per day, per traveller. Tip for your Nile Cruise staff, we recommend you allow $10 USD. Tipping your guide and the cruise staff is an entirely personal gesture

 International flights and visa

 Entrance Fees: USD$90-110pp, paid in local currency

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Dates and prices

Start date

06 Dec 2020

End date

18 Dec 2020

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13 Days / 12 Nights

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