Jordan & Egypt by Nile Cruise

from $1439/per person

Marvel at the wonders of Jordan and Egypt, starting in Jordan’s capital Amman.
Explore Jordan’s rich history including visiting the ruins of Jerash and Ajloun, staying overnight in a desert camp in Wadi Rum, and floating in the Dead Sea. Be awestruck by the national symbol of Jordan, the city of the Petra before heading to Egypt. Cruise along the Nile from Aswan to Luxor in a 5 star Nile Cruiser. Soak up the Egyptian history as we discover the Pyramids of Giza, Temple of Edfu, Valley of the Kings and Abu Simbel.

Duration
15 Day
Destination(s)
Egypt / Jordan
Starts in / Ends in
Amman / Cairo
Departs on
Sundays
Hotel Rating
5&4&3 Star
20-35

Sight Visited

    ITINERARY

    1
    Day 1: Amman
    At the Amman terminal keep your eyes open for the Travel Talk sign. Gather round in the hotel lobby at 6:00pm as we meet both the other tour members and the guide for an informal meeting.
    • Included Activities ; Welcome Meeting
    • Optional Activities ; Group Dinner
    • Meals ; No
    2
    Day 2: Ajlun, Jerash, Amman
    After breakfast we depart for Ajlun Castle and impressive Jerash which is a Greco-Roman ruined city.
    • Included Activities ; Sightseeing Ajloun & Jerash
    • Optional Activities ; No
    • Meals ; Breakfast
    3
    Day 3: Wadi Rum, Jeep Safari
    Today we depart for Wadi Rum to check in our camp site.Then we will join 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.
    • Included Activities ; Sightseeing Wadi Rum,  Jeep Safari
    • Optional Activities ; No
    • Meals ; Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    4
    Day 4: 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 horse back 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.
    • Included Activities ; Sightseeing Petra
    • Optional Activities ; No
    • Meals ; Breakfast
    5
    Day 5: Petra, Kerak or Shobak, Dead Sea, Amman
    Today we drive to the lowest point on earth, Dead Sea for spectacular floating on the salty water, after we continue to Amman where we stay overnight
    • Included Activities ; Sightseeing Dead Sea & Kerak Castle or Shobak Castle
    • Optional Activities ; No
    • Meals ; Breakfast
    6
    Day 6: Amman City Tour
    After breakfast we will join Amman city tour.In the afternoon you have free time to explore this magical city by your own.
    • Included Activities ; Sightseeing Amman
    • Optional Activities ; No
    • Meals ; Breakfast
    7
    Day 7: Amman, Cairo ( by flight)
    After breakfast, transfer to airport and fly to Cairo.
    • Meals ; Breakfast
    8
    Day 8: Cairo City Tour, Luxor
    After breakfast we visit the Giza Plateau to explore the world famous pyramids of Cheops, Chephren and Mycrenos. The afternoon is left to sightseeing in Sakkara; the first capital of ancient Egypt, famous for its step pyramid, built by King Zoser in 2700 B.C. Later in the afternoon we board our bus to Luxor. In the evening we’ll check into our Premium hotel by the River of Nile...
    • Included Activities; Sightseeing Pyramids & Sakkara
    • Optional Activities ; No
    • Meals ; Breakfast , Dinner
    9
    Day 9: Luxor, Aswan
    After our breakfast, we depart for the West Bank of the Nile where our donkey awaits to take us into the Valley of the Kings. Next is our discovery of the magnificent “city of the Dead” where tombs were carved into the desert rocks, decorated richly, and filled with treasures for the Pharaoh afterlife. Rising out of the desert plain in a series of terraces, the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut is our next stop. Then we drive to Aswan for overnight stay.
    • Included Activities; Sightseeing Luxor & Valley of The Kings & Donkey Ride
    • Optional Activities ; Nubian Dinner
    • Meals ; Breakfast
    10
    Day 10: Aswan, Nile Cruise
    After breakfast we explore Aswan, the smallest of the three major tourist cities based on the Nile, famous for the amazing Philea Temple and High Dam, an engineering miracle when it was built in the 1960s. After visiting the High Dam we head to Philea Temple and take a short motorboat ride to reach the island. Dedicated to the goddess Isis, Philae Temple has a beautiful setting on an island in the River of Nile. Its various shrines and sanctuaries celebrate the deities involved in the myth of Isis and Osiris. Early in the morning you can join the optional trip to Abu Simbel, one of the most impressive ancient sights of Egypt. Later in the afternoon, we embark the 5 star Nile Cruiser to cruise along the Nile.
    • Included Activities; Sightseeing Aswan & Philea Temple & High Dam
    • Optional Activities ; Abu Simbel
    • Meals ; Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
     
    11
    Day 11: Nile Cruise
    Today we sail all day long on the Nile, watching the beautiful scenery pass us by and wave to the locals continuing their day of washing, swimming and fishing. Whilst being absorbed by the culture we can sit back and enjoy the relaxing atmosphere of one of the greatest rivers on the earth.
    • Included Activities; Cruise on the Nile
    • Optional Activities ; No
    • Meals ; Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
     
    12
    Day 12: Nile Cruise, Edfu, Komombo, Luxor
    Today we disembark Nile Cruiser. On our way to Luxor where we will spend the night, we head to Edfu to visit the largest and best preserved temple in Egypt. The temple is dedicated to the falcon god Horus and was built over a 180-year period from 237 BC to 57 BC. Then we continue to visit Komombo Temple which was built during the Ptolemaic and Roman periods. The temple is dedicated to the crocodile god Sobek and god Horus.
    • Included Activities; Sightseeing Edfu &  Komombo
    • Optional Activities ; No
    • Meals ; Breakfast
     
    13
    Day 13: Luxor, Cairo
    Today, it has much to offer the traveller, from vast temples, to ancient royal tombs, via spectacular desert and river scenery. we visit the temple of Luxor on the East Bank of the Nile which was dedicated to the great god Amun, his wife Mut and their son Khonsu (the mood god), representing the Theban triad. The temple was built on the site of a probably smaller structure for the god Amun, while the earliest parts of the temple seen today date from the 14th century BC and the time of Amenhotep III. In the afternoon we proceed to the Temple of Karnak, one of the most important religious centers of ancient Egypt. In the afternoon we drive to Cairo for overnight stay.
    • Included Activities; Sightseeing Karnak Temple & Luxor on the East Bank
    • Optional Activities ; Hot Air Balloning
    • Meals ; Breakfast
    14
    Day 14: Cairo City Tour
    Our journey continues with a visit to one of the most important museums in the ancient world, the Egyptian Museum, that houses more than 100,000 relics of Egypt. Today we discover the Citadel of Saladin, Mosque of Mohamed Ali, the Hanging Church and the world famous Kahn El Khalili bazaar.
    • Included Activities; Sightseeing Cairo & Citadel of Saladin & Mosque of Mohammed Ali & Hanging Church & Khan El Khalili Bazaar
    • Optional Activities ; No
    • Meals ; Breakfast
    15
    Day 15: Cairo
    Our trip will end after we say goodbye to our new friends over breakfast, and check-out of the hotel in Cairo (11:00am). Before your flight we bus you back to the airport and bid you safe travels.
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    Price ($)

    The tour price and the local payment cover the following services:

    Accommodation

    5 , 4 star hotels and Nile Cruiser in Egypt, 4 , 3 star hotels and desert camp in Jordan

    Airport Transfer

    From the Airport to Travel Talk hotel on day 1 and departure transfer on last day of the tour.

    Meals

    14 breakfasts | 3 lunches | 5 dinners

    Transportation

    Air-conditioned non-smoking coach or mini-bus, 4 X 4 Jeep ( Wadi Rum ) , International flight between Jordan and Egypt

    Guide

    Services of experienced guide licenced by the Ministry of Tourism

    What is not included in the tour price and local payment?

    • Any flights
    • Travel insurance
    • Meals not stated in the itinerary
    • Items of a personal nature
    • Tips & gestures
    • Visa fees
    • Entrance fees to the sights and museums
    • Optional activities
    • Other services not stated in the itinerary

    HILLAWI CAMP - WADI RUM


    Staying in Wadi Rum is an experience not do be missed. This camp is large, yet has a wonderful atmosphere, nice rooms with attached bathroom and wonderful staff

    PETRA PALACE HOTEL - PETRA


    This hotel is very centrally located , it’s only 50 meters away from Petra entrance. This hotel has also an outdoor swimming pool to offer

    LA MAISON HOTEL - PETRA


    IBIS HOTEL - AMMAN


    This hotel is only 30 min driver from the airport, perfectly designed for a comfortable stay experience with it’s sound-proof rooms. 3 km away from the Amman Castle.

    THE OASIS HOTEL PYRAMIDS - CAIRO


    The hotel is located very close to Pyramids of Giza, The Egyptian Museum and Great Sphinx. Hotel offers a sundeck, swimming pool, tennis court, gym and fitness center.

    HELNAN HOTEL - ASWAN


    This 5 star hotel overlooking the river, offers a pool, nightclub and spa centre. Air-conditioned rooms are equipped with a minibar and a satellite TV.

    STEIGENBERGER HOTEL - LUXOR


    This 5 star hotel, located in the heart of Luxor by the Nile River, provides an outdoor pool, fitness centre and sauna. All rooms feature air-conditioning and satellite TV.

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