Pyramids to Petra Itinerary

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      CAD $2,155
      AUD $2,240
      EUR €1,560
      GBP £1,340
      NZD $2,655
      ZAR R20,365
      CHF FR1,920
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Camel resting next to the Red Sea

Travellers on a felucca

Fish & coral, Red Sea

Petra

Camel sign, Jordan

Days 1-2 Cairo

Travel to Egypt and navigate the busy streets of Cairo city. Head out on camelback to behold the Great Sphinx and the Pyramids of Giza before discovering Tutankhamun's treasures at the Egyptian Museum.
ACCOM: Hotel - 1, Overnight sleeper train - 1

Days 3-4 Aswan

Climb aboard an overnight train ride from Cairo to Aswan. Pick up a souvenir in the chaotic bazaar, visit a Nubian village and enjoy a home-cooked traditional meal with a local family.
ACCOM: Hotel - 2

Day 5 Nile Felucca

Cruise Egypt's iconic Nile River on a memorable felucca ride. Settle in on the deck and be rocked gently to sleep as the boat bobs under a starry night sky.
ACCOM: Felucca - 1

Days 6-7 Luxor

Take a donkey ride to the fields close to the Valley of the Kings near Luxor. In free time, explore the monumental Karnak temples before boarding an overnight train.
ACCOM: Hotel - 1, Overnight sleeper train - 1

Day 8 Dahab

Slow things down in the former beachside hippy hangout of Dahab, on the edge of the Sinai desert. Or perhaps speed things up by making the most of its spectacular diving and trekking opportunities.

Day 9 Cairo

Travel back to Egypt's capital. Uncover peaceful Coptic Cairo before moving on to the vibrant spiritual heart of the Islamic Cairo district.
ACCOM: Hotel - 1

Day 10 Red Sea Beach Camp

Travel to the Red Sea coast. Golden sands, balmy beaches and simple beach huts provide the perfect backdrop for some quality relaxation time.

Day 11 Wadi Rum

Experience a memorable night with friendly Bedouin hosts. Tour through the breathtaking landscape of Wadi Rum desert in a jeep, admiring these ancient rock formations and towering sand dunes. Drift off to sleep counting stars in the night sky.
ACCOM: Desert camp - 1

Days 12-13 Petra

Located a short distance from the city of Aqaba, Petra is a true highlight of the trip. Ancient pink-hued buildings carved into the rock of the surrounding mountains make visiting this ancient city a unique experience.
ACCOM: Hotel - 2

Petra

Day 15 Aqaba

Travel to Jordan on a ferry across the Gulf of Aqaba.
ACCOM: Hotel - 1

Days 16-17 Madaba

Wander the crusader castle at Karak, float in the Dead Sea and travel to Madaba, a city where Byzantine and Umayyad mosaics evoke memories of lost empires.
ACCOM: Hotel - 1