Tour OverviewEgypt & Jordan Adventure A wide-ranging adventure showcasing the region?s natural wonders and fascinating cultures, offering the perfect combination of guided excursions and free time to explore at your own pace. Our expert local leaders will share with you the archaeological and historical secrets of the ancient sites of Petra, Luxor, and the Great Pyramids of Giza. Whether it?s haggling in Cairo?s bustling bazaars or snapping a desert sunset, Egypt and Jordan will be etched into your memory like a hieroglyph.HighlightsDiscover ancient civilizations and architectural wonders, relax at the Red Sea, enjoy an overnight felucca journey with support boat, bargain in bazaars, camp in a Bedouin tent in the Deiseh desert, marvel at the rock-cut architecture of PetraAccommodationHotels (11 nts), sleeper trains (1 nt), felucca (1 nt), desert camping (1 nt).Group LeaderChief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout.Group Size NotesMax 15, avg 10Meals Included14 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 4 dinnersWhat's IncludedLocal Living: Felucca Sail to Nubian Village with Traditional Meal, Aswan Local Living: Lunch with a Local Family, Luxor Local Living: Bedouin Camp Overnight, Wadi Rum. Pyramids of Giza and Sphinx entrance and Egyptian Museum guided tour. Felucca overnight sailing excursion with support boat. Karnak and Kom Ombo temples entrance and guided tour. Temple of Hatshepsut and Valley of the Kings guided visit and donkey ride. Colossi of Memnon visit. Wadi Rum jeep excursion. Petra day pass and local guide. Shobak and Karak castles visit. Madaba mosaics guided tour. Dead Sea visit. Internal flight. All transport between destinations and to/from included activities.
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Day 1 Cairo
There are no planned activities until an evening welcome meeting.Additional Notes: If this is your first visit to Cairo, we highly recommend that you book an airport transfer.Included Activities: Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting
Day 2 Cairo/Aswan
Head straight to visit the pyramids and soak in the history of this fantastic site.In the evening, board an overnight train to Aswan.Included Activities: Great Pyramids of Giza and Sphinx Tour Egyptian Museum VisitTransport: Enjoy a comfortable twin-share compartment with bunk beds and lockable doors. The beds convert into seats when not in use and luggage is stored under the bottom bunk. Bedding is provided and there is a small wash basin with soap and a towel as well. Shared toilet facilities are at the end of each carriage. A simple ?airline style? dinner is included. Non-alcoholic drinks are available to purchase and there is a bar car for socializing. Overnight train (beds)
Meals: (1B, 1D)
Day 3 Aswan
Enjoy some free time in the morning to browse the souk or walk along the Nile.Later, board a felucca (boat) to reach Elephantine Island and visit a Nubian village. Walk around the small community then enjoy a delicious traditional dinner in a local home.Included Activities: Felucca Sail to Nubian Village with Traditional Meal
Meals: (1B, 1D)
Day 4 Aswan
One of the most fascinating sights in the area is the Temple of Abu Simbel. Later, opt for a half-day tour to visit the Unfinished Obelisk, High Dam, and Philae Temple. Visit the modern Nubian Museum to learn more about the local people and culture.
Day 5 Aswan/Kom Ombo
Board the felucca (traditional boat) and spend the rest of the day out on the river and a night under the stars.Included Activities: Felucca Overnight Sailing Excursion
Meals: (1B, 1L, 1D)
Day 6 Kom Ombo/Luxor
Enjoy a guided visit to Kom Ombo Temple before driving to Luxor. En route, visit the temple of Karnak.Included Activities: Kom Ombo Temple Visit Karnak Temple VisitTransport: Stop en route to visit the Karnak Temple. Private Vehicle
Day 7 Luxor/Cairo
Cross to the West Bank. Visit the massive 18m (59ft)-high Colossi of Memnon, which is all that remains of an ancient temple. Descend down the narrow corridors and check out the tombs of the pharaohs at the Valley of the Kings. The Funerary Temple of Queen Hatshepsut literally seems to rise out of the surrounding limestone outcrops.Enjoy lunch with a local family on the West bank of the Nile before boarding an overnight train to Cairo.Included Activities: Colossi of Memnon Visit Valley of the Kings, Temple of Hatshepsut, and Colossi of Memnon Visit Lunch with a Local FamilyTransport: None Basic overnight train (beds)
Meals: (1B, 1L, 1D)
Day 8 Cairo
Enjoy a guided tour of Cairo, then visit Khan el-Khalili Bazaar.Included Activities: Islamic Cairo Guided Tour Khan el-Khalili Bazaar Orientation Walk
Day 9 Cairo/Nuweiba
Travel to Nuweiba. Opt to snorkel in the Red Sea or relax on the beach.Transport: Plane Private Vehicle
Day 10 Nuweiba
Enjoy a free day to explore Nuweiba or take an excursion to Mt Sinai.
Day 11 Nuweiba/Aqaba
Spend the morning at the beach before boarding the ferry to Jordan.Additional Notes: The Egyptian CEO will assist with departure proceedings and help get you on board. The 1.5 hr ferry ride will be unescorted and your Jordanian CEO will be waiting in the arrivals hall to assist with entrance to Jordan.Included Activities: Border Crossing (Egypt - Jordan)Transport: The ferry is quite comfortable, and has air conditioning and airline-style seats. The journey itself should take only 1.5 hrs, but the ferry is often delayed and wait times can be up to 3-4 hrs. Ferry
Day 12 Aqaba/Wadi Rum
Spend the morning in Aqaba before setting off for Wadi Rum, a vast, silent landscape of ancient riverbeds and the largest and most magnificent of Jordan's desert landscapes. Head deep into the desert by 4x4, stopping at famous landmarks along the way.Arrive at the tented camp in time for a traditional meal. Learn more about this ancient culture.Included Activities: Wadi Rum 4x4 Excursion Bedouin Camp Overnight
Meals: (1B, 1D)
Day 13 Wadi Rum/Wadi Mus?
Pack up from the Bedouin camp and head for Wadi Musa, home to the famous city of Petra. En route, visit Siq al-Barid, known as Little Petra.Upon arrival, spend time walking in the small city or seeking out one of the many caf?s playing Indiana Jones on loop.Included Activities: Siq al-Barid (Little Petra) VisitTransport: Private Vehicle
Day 14 Wadi Mus?
Walk through the narrow canyon that forms the dramatic entrance to the city (the Siq), around the final corner, and lay eyes on the dramatic fa?ade of the Treasury building. Learn a brief history of the city and walk approximately 25km (15.5 mi) to cover the entire site. Return to Wadi Musa in the late afternoon, or continue exploring on your own.Included Activities: Petra Guided Tour
Day 15 Petra/Madaba
Depart early for the first stop, Shobak Castle. Continue on to explore Karak Castle, built during the Crusades.Later, visit Mt Nebo. Learn the ancient history of this spot and check out the incredible views.Continue on to Madaba to see the famous Byzantine mosaics, dating back to the 6th century.Included Activities: Shobak Castle Visit Karak Castle Guided Visit Mt Nebo Visit Madaba Mosaics Guided TourTransport: Spend the day sightseeing along the way to Madaba. Private Vehicle
Day 16 Madaba/Amman
Head out to the Dead Sea, a lake so salty nothing can live in its waters. Spend some time at one of the resorts with time for bobbing like a cork in the buoyant water, covering yourself in healing mud, or just lounging on the beach.After lunch, travel to Amman with free time to explore.Included Activities: Dead Sea VisitTransport: Private Vehicle Private Vehicle
Day 17 Amman
Depart at any time.
Tour Dates & Pricing
- Friday December 28th, 2018 - Friday January 11th, 2019
- Friday January 11th, 2019 - Friday February 22nd, 2019
- Friday March 1st, 2019 - Friday May 31st, 2019
- Friday June 7th, 2019 - Friday August 30th, 2019
- Friday September 6th, 2019 - Friday October 25th, 2019
- Friday November 1st, 2019 - Friday December 13th, 2019
- Friday December 20th, 2019 - Friday January 3rd, 2020