Egypt & Jordan Experience Itinerary

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    • Total price tool tip
      USD $3,440
      CAD $3,660
      AUD $3,805
      EUR €2,570
      GBP £2,275
      NZD $4,510
      ZAR R34,640
      CHF FR3,170
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Days 1-2 Cairo

Embark on a discovery tour of the Egyptian Museum and uncover the treasures of ancient pharaohs. Then witness the Sphinx, Pyramids and tombs with a knowledgeable local guide before taking the overnight train to Luxor.
ACCOM: Hotel - 1, Overnight sleeper train - 1

Day 3 Luxor

Buckle up for a horse-drawn carriage ride to the magnificent complex of Karnak.
ACCOM: Cruise ship - 1

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.
ACCOM: Cruise ship - 2

Days 6-7 Aswan

Visit the temple of Isis and Nubia Museum in easygoing Aswan. In your free time jump on a traditional felucca for a scenic waterway tour, or take a desert excursion on camelback. As dusk falls, visit a local Nubian village for a dinner of southern Egyptian fare.
ACCOM: Cruise ship - 1, Hotel - 1

Day 8 Cairo

Dive into medieval Cairo with a tour of Khan al-Khalili bazaar, the Ibn Tulun Mosque and the Gayer-Anderson Museum.
ACCOM: Hotel - 2

Day 9 Dahab

Leave the city behind and head to this tranquil seaside refuge.
ACCOM: Hotel - 1

Days 10-17 Amman

Visit Shobak Castle en route to Madaba, then continue to Amman and explore the wealth of historical sites surrounding the city. Wander the streets of nearby Jerash before enjoying a uniquely buoyant swim in the Dead Sea.
ACCOM: Hotel - 2

Day 11 Aqaba

Explore St Catherine's Monastery in the morning before heading to Nuweiba to take the ferry to Aqaba.
ACCOM: Hotel - 1

Day 12 St Catherine's

Head to biblical Mt Sinai and climb to its summit in time for an unforgettable sunset.
ACCOM: Hotel - 1

Day 13 Wadi Rum

Having featured as a location in Lawrence of Arabia and Transformers, see why this red-sand desert is totally spellbinding. Sleep under the stars in a Bedouin camp and partake in time-honoured traditions.
ACCOM: Desert camp - 1

Days 14-15 Petra

Observe the colours of the cliffs and surrounding sandstone landscape change at sunrise, then jump in a 4x4 to Petra and watch the scenery fly by. Be prepared to be awed over the next day or so, as the site of Petra is more spectacular than you can imagine.
ACCOM: Hotel - 2