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Pyramids to Petra - 15 days
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Mixed Groups | Age range: 18-70

15 Days / 14 Nights Trip to Jordan, Egypt & Egypt & Jordan

Pyramids to Petra - 15 days

Incredible ancient cities, some of the holiest sites in the world, other-worldly landscapes, and one-of-a-kind experiences await.
See the best of Egypt and Jordan in 15 days. Explore the Pyramids, the temples of Luxor and Kom Ombo before sailing up the famous Nile in Egypt. Whilst in Jordan the UNESCO-listed Petra and the vast red desert landscape of Wadi Rum will inspire the adventurer in you.
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  • Duration
    15 Days
  • Starting From
    $2,265
    /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.
Video

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

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

  Hotel:  None

Pyramids of Giza

Our first stop for today is the magnificent Pyramids of Giza and iconic Sphinx, before continuing to Saqqara to see Zhoser’s step pyramid.

   Meals:   Breakfast,

  Hotel:  None

Pyramids of Giza

Take a guided tour of the vast new Grand Egyptian Museum in Giza today. The afternoon is at leisure before we board the overnight sleeper train to Aswan. 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

Aswan

Arrival and check into our hotel. This afternoon we enjoy a leisurely boat trip to Agilika Island for Philae Temple and our final stop is a traditional perfume oil emporium. As the sun sets, there is free time to shop in the colourful souqs and markets.

   Meals:   Breakfast,

  Hotel:  None

Abu Simbel

Early this morning you can opt to visit famous Abu Simbel, the famous the rock-cut temple of King Ramses II (best pre booked before arrival to Egypt). We board our Nile felucca for a 2 night voyage. If sailing by felucca is not your style, consider upgrading to a 5 star luxury Nile Cruise version of this tour.

   Meals:   Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  Hotel:  None

Felucca Cruise

Relax, go for a swim or just chill out in the sun, on deck. Let your troubles melt away, as the felucca plies its route. This afternoon we enjoy a guided tour of stunning Kom Ombo Temple. 

   Meals:   Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  Hotel:  None

Luxor

Disembark and travel north to Luxor, home of the legendary Valley of the Kings and Temple of Karnak. Free time, or join an optional visit to the Temple of Luxor this evening (booked locally).

   Meals:   Breakfast,

  Hotel:  None

Luxor

Today we venture to the West Bank to explore the tomb strewn Valley of the Kings. We'll also visit the Colossi of Memnon, the Valleys of the Kings and the awesome colonnaded Temple of Queen Hatshepsut. This afternoon we explore the colossal Temple of Karnak, before boarding our overnight sleeper train to Cairo.

   Meals:   Breakfast,

  Hotel:  None

Cairo

Arrive Cairo and hotel check in, the rest of the day is at leisure, relax by the hotel pool, independently explore or perhaps head to the famous Khan el Khalili bazaar.

   Meals:   Breakfast,

  Hotel:  None

Cairo

Hotel check out and included onward departure transfer to Cairo Airport for your flight to Amman (FLIGHT NOT INCLUDED - enquire with your consultant for further information). Arrival Amman Airport and included transfer to the hotel. The rest of the day is free for you to relax or head out and explore the city of Amman. Please note:The flight from Cairo to Amman is not included in the cost of this tour. If you provide us with your flight details, we will be there to meet you at Amman airport and transfer you to your hotel. 

   Meals:   Breakfast,

  Hotel:  None

Madaba

Today we explore the Citadel and Archaeological Museum. Leaving Amman, we'll visit Madaba and Mt. Nebo, and then continue onto Um ar-Rasas, one of Jordan’s World Heritage sites. Our final stop today is Petra, this evening consider our optional Petra by Night excursion (bookable locally). 

   Meals:   Breakfast,

  Hotel:  None

Petra

This morning we walk through the mysterious mile-long Siq, to explore the Khazneh (the temple of Indiana Jones fame), Theatre, Colonnaded Street and Museum. After lunch, we climb to ad-Deir (the Monastery) and this evening, why not try your hand at Jordanian cooking, see the details for the optional Petra Kitchen add-on (best pre booked).

   Meals:   Breakfast,

  Hotel:  None

Wadi Rum

This morning offers the opportunity to return to Petra. We then stop at the Wadi Musa souk to pick up lunch before making the scenic drive to Wadi Rum. Afternoon jeep tour to our remote camp site deep in the heart of the Wadi Rum. 

   Meals:   Breakfast, Dinner

  Hotel:  None

Dead Sea

After breakfast at the campsite, we head north along the Desert Highway and visit Shobak Crusader Castle. We drive on and arrive at the Dead Sea where we can bob in the mineral rich waters. Later, we trek the Siq Trail of Wadi Mujib before returning to our resort by the Dead Sea. 

   Meals:   Breakfast,

  Hotel:  None

Amman

Onward departure transfer to Amman's Queen Alia Airport. Departure transfers are offered at 04:00, 07:00 and 12:00 today. If you would like a departure transfer at any other time or a transfer with post tour accommodation this can be arranged at an additional cost.

   Meals:   Breakfast,

  Hotel:  None

Inclusions

 Breakfast daily, 2 lunches, 3 dinners

 9 nights 4 - 5 star hotels, 1 night Wadi Rum deluxe desert camp, 2 nights aboard felucca (open deck). If booking our Nile Cruise Upgrade, 8 nights 4 - 5 star hotels and 3 nights Nile Cruiser (en suite cabin)

 2 overnight trains: Cairo - Aswan and Luxor - Cairo (Private 2 berth sleeper cabin)

 Airport arrival and departure transfer, day 1 and day 14. Departure transfers are offered on day 15 at 04:00, 07:00 and 12:00

 Touring of Cairo, Giza, Saqqara, Aswan and Luxor 

 Touring of Amman, Dead Sea, Petra, Wadi Rum, Umm ar-Rasas, Mt Nebo & Shobak

 4x4 desert safari through the sand dunes of Wadi Rum

 Dead Sea - Free time to swim and detox

 Escorted by an Egyptian tour guide degree qualified in Egyptology and a licensed Jordanian tour guide

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

Not Included

 International flights (including the flight from Cairo to Amman on day 10)

 International flights and visa

 Tip for your tour guide. We recommend you allow USD$5 - 7 per day, per traveller. Tipping your guide is an entirely personal gesture

 Entrance Fees: USD$200-240pp, paid in local currency

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27 Nov 2020

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15 Days / 14 Nights

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