Jordan & Egypt Uncovered Overview

Embark on an unforgettable small group adventure through the majestic lands of Jordan and Egypt. Visit Petra, cruise down the Nile in a felucca, venture into the desert and discover the riddles of the Sphinx.

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There is a later version of this trip also available for travel from Jan 1, 2015 to Dec 31, 2015. View later Jordan & Egypt Uncovered.

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Trip Validity

  • 2014-01-01 - 2014-12-31

Travel to the Middle East and discover the ancient worlds of Jordan and Egypt

Travel to the Middle East and uncover the mystery of Jordan and Egypt. From the mayhem of city souqs to the serenity of the endless desert, be invigorated by the fearless spirit of biblical prophets, dashing explorers and powerful pharaohs. On this journey from Jordan to Egypt, pass through Petra, Luxor and the Western Desert's unique oases. Take in vibrant modern cities, the monuments of ancient civilisations, awe-inspiring landscapes and traditional hospitality on this incredible adventure.

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

  • Discover incredible Petra
  • Explore beautiful Alexandria
  • Get a taste of Nubian life
  • Grab a bargain in Cairo's souqs
  • Kick back on a felucca
  • Relax in the modernity of Jordan's capital Amman
  • See the Pyramids of Giza
  • Visit the Pharaohs' tombs in the Valley of the Kings

What's included in this trip

  • Start:

    Amman, Jordan
  • Finish:

    Cairo, Egypt
  • Group size:

    Min 1 , Max 16
  • Ages:

    Min 15
  • Meals:

    9 breakfasts, 1 lunch, 3 dinners
  • Accommodation:

    Desert camp (2 nts), Felucca (1 nt), Hotel (15 nts), Overnight sleeper train (2 nts)
  • Transport:

    Bus, Felucca, Jeep, Minibus, Overnight sleeper train, Van
  • Included activities:

    4WD jeep safari and desert camp, Overnight felucca sailing trip, Petra 1 day pas, White Desert 4WD safari

  • Carbon emissions offset:

    805kg pp per trip
  • Notes:

    1. Please provide Intrepid or your booking agent with a scanned copy of the personal details page from your passport at time of booking.

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Day 1 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 2 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 3-4 Petra

Hewn out of the rose-coloured rock face, the ancient city of Petra is one of the Middle East's most spectacular destinations.

Days 7-9 Cairo

Wonderfully chaotic and always colourful, Cairo's dazzling array of museums, mosques and markets are a fascinating mixture of modern city and ancient wonders.

Days 10-11 Aswan

Situated on the banks of the Nile, the Nubian city of Aswan has been Egypt's southern gateway to Africa and an important trading centre since ancient times.

Day 12 Nile Felucca

Once the lifeblood of an ancient civilisation, cruise the iconic Nile on a traditional felucca and spend a night sleeping on deck under the stars.

Days 13-14 Luxor

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

Days 15-16 Alexandria

Founded by Alexander the Great in 331 BC, Alexandria is packed with architectural and cultural wonders, both ancient and modern.

Days 17-18 Siwa Oasis

With its extraordinarily lush vegetation and relaxed atmosphere, the desert oasis of Siwa seems a world away from the bustle of the cities.

Day 19 Bawiti

The largest settlement in the Bahariya Oasis, Bawati is famous for its palm groves, hot springs and historic monuments dating back to the New Kingdom.

Day 20 White Desert Camp

The windswept dunes and bizarre rock formations of the White Desert make this one of the most amazing and beautiful landscapes on the planet.

Days 21-22 Cairo

With such iconic sights as the Pyramids of Giza and Great Sphinx to explore, Cairo offers a visual masterclass of ancient Egyptian architecture.
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