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This tour combines some of Egypt’s most impressive historic sites with the
highlights of Jordan’s cultural heritage and spectacular landscapes. Cruise
along the Nile on the superior Sonesta St George I and visit magnificent temple complexes. In Jordan, explore the rose-red city of Petra, the classical site of Jerash and the biblical site of Mount Nebo, finishing with a relaxing stay on the shores of the Dead Sea.
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Fly to Cairo and transfer to the Cairo Marriott
Hotel for 2 nights. (N)
Half-day tour of Giza to see the Great Pyramids
and Sphinx. Enjoy lunch at a local restaurant
before continuing to the Egyptian Museum for
an afternoon guided tour. (B, L)
Transfer to Cairo airport for a morning flight
to Aswan. On arrival, transfer to the Sonesta St George I for a 3-night cruise. Visit to the High Dam and the Temple
of Philae. Take a felucca trip on the Nile before
returning to the boat for dinner. (L, D)
Sail to Kom Ombo and visit the Temple of
Sobek and Haroeris. Sail to Edfu and visit Edfu
Temple. (B, L, D)
Early morning sailing to Luxor. Visit the Valley
of the Kings, the temple of Queen Hatshepsut
and the Colossi of Memnon on the West Bank.
(B, L, D)
Disembark in the morning. Visit Karnak and Luxor temples then transfer to Luxor airport
for a flight to Cairo. On arrival, transfer to the
InterContinental City Stars for an overnight
Transfer to Cairo airport for a flight to Amman.
On arrival, take a half-day city tour of Amman
including the citadel with panoramic views
of the city and the restored Roman theatre.
Continue to The Boulevard Arjaan by Rotana
for 1 night. (B)
Morning visit to the Graeco-Roman city of
Jerash. Continue to Madaba and its Byzantine
mosaic map of the region and Mount Nebo,
from where Moses first viewed the Holy Land.
After, visit Kerak castle, one of the largest and
most complete castles in the Levant. Stay at
the Mövenpick Resort Petra for 2 nights. (B)
Enjoy a full-day’s exploration of Petra. Walk
through the Siq, the narrow gorge leading into
the city, to the stunning Treasury. (B)
Travel to the Dead Sea, stopping at Wadi
Rum en route. Enjoy a 4x4 excursion into the
heart of the desert, passing spectacular rock formations. Continue to the Dead Sea and
check in to the Mövenpick Resort & Spa Dead
Sea for 2 nights. (B)
Day at leisure. Spend time relaxing in this
tranquil setting, indulge in a revitalising spa
treatment and float in the salty, mineral-rich
Transfer to Amman airport and fly home. (B)
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast,
L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.
This tour is based in 4- and 5-star accommodation.
Available on request.
This tour departs every Wed from
1 Jan to Dec 2020
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JAE2020: 11 Nights
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