Egypt & Jordan Experience Overview

Travel through Egypt and Jordan on an adventure that departs from Cairo. See the Pyramids of Giza, head out on a Nile River Cruise from Luxor, explore the ancient city of Petra before finishing up in Amman.

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  • 2014-01-01 - 2014-12-31

Travel through Egypt and Jordan and become acquainted with traditional Middle Eastern culture

Make like Arabian merchants of old and embark on a Middle Eastern expedition from the chaotic streets of Cairo to the steadied atmosphere of Amman. Wander around the legendary Pyramids of Giza, unravel the mystery of the Sphinx and set off down river on a Nile felucca cruise. Weave a course through the ancient caravan route town of Aswan, soak up some rays on Dahab's golden sands.Fly into Jordan, witness the dramatic desert landscapes of Wadi Rum and be awed by the temples of Petra. Far more than simply a sparse region of sand, pyramids and camels, this trip delves into the cultures of these ancient and enigmatic nations.

** Please note this trip is operating on an alternative itinerary until 31 December 2014. Please see trip notes for further details ***

  • Discover the history of ancient Egypt in Cairo
  • See the Pyramids of Giza and the Sphinx
  • Explore the ancient temples of Luxor
  • Be amazed in the Valley of the Kings
  • Cruise down the Nile
  • View an amazing sunset over Wadi Rum

What's included in this trip

  • Start:

    Cairo, Egypt
  • Finish:

    Amman, Jordan
  • Group size:

    Min 1 , Max 16
  • Ages:

    Min 15
  • Meals:

    15 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 10 dinners
  • Accommodation:

    Cruise ship (4 nts), Desert camp (1 nt), Hotel (10 nts), Overnight sleeper train (1 nt)
  • Transport:

    4x4, Horse-drawn carriage, Overnight sleeper train
  • Included activities:

    Dead Sea, Edfu Temple, Egyptian Museum, Hatshepsut Temple, Karnak Temple, Kom Ombo Temple, Philae Temple, Valley of the Kings (3 tombs)

  • Carbon emissions offset:

    900kg pp per trip
  • Notes:

    1. A single supplement is available on this trip, please see trip notes for details. 2. An airport arrival transfer is included. Please provide your flight details at the time of booking. 3. This trip is run by our experienced sister company Peregrine Adventures. Your group is therefore likely to be a mixture of Intrepid passengers and other like-minded international travellers.

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Days 1-2 Cairo

Wonderfully chaotic and always colourful, Cairo is a fascinating mixture of modern city and ancient wonders.

Day 3 Luxor

From the spectacular temple complex of Karnak to the Valley of the Kings, Luxor is full of wonderfully preserved reminders of the Pharaohs.

Days 4-5 Nile Cruise

Experience the ancient wonders of the Valley of the Kings. Just watch your step - over 60 pharaohs are (or were) buried under the surrounding hills. Hop on board a riverboat and begin a cruise down the famed Nile.

Days 6-7 Aswan

The Nile, Elephantine Island and white-sailed feluccas: welcome to Aswan. This Nubian city is Egypt's southern gateway to Africa and an important market town - take time here to check out one of the country's best bazaars.

Day 8 Cairo

By far the largest city in Africa, Cairo is a bustling metropolis with an abundance of noise and energy in its streets and markets.

Day 10 Amman

One of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world, Amman offers a fascinating mix of ancient sites and modern culture to explore.

Day 11 Aqaba

Blessed with idyllic beaches and world-class dive spots, the resort town of Aqaba is Jordan's seaside playground and a fun place to chill out.

Day 12 Wadi Rum

Full of weird and beautiful lunar-like rock formations, Wadi Rum is home to some of the most sublime desert landscape on the planet.

Days 13-14 Petra

Hewn out of the rose-coloured rock face, the ancient Nabataean city of Petra is one of the Middle East's most spectacular destinations, and one of the new Seven Wonders of the World.
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