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Fly to Cairo and transfer to the Cairo Marriott Hotel for 2 nights. (N)Day 2: Cairo
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)Day 3: Fly to Aswan
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)Day 4: Kom Ombo • Edfu • Esna
Sail to Kom Ombo and visit the Temple of Sobek and Haroeris. Sail to Edfu and visit Edfu Temple. (B, L, D)Day 5: Luxor
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)Day 6: Luxor • Fly to Cairo
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 stay. (B)Day 7: Fly to Amman, Jordan
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)Day 8: Jerash • Madaba • Mount Nebo • Petra
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)Day 9: Petra
Enjoy a full-day’s exploration of Petra. Walk through the Siq, the narrow gorge leading into the city, to the stunning Treasury. (B)Day 10: Wadi Rum • Dead Sea
Travel to the Dead Sea, stopping at Wadi Rum en route. Enjoy a 4×4 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 11: Dead Sea
Day at leisure. Spend time relaxing in this tranquil setting, indulge in a revitalising spa treatment and float in the salty, mineral-rich waters. (B)Day 12: Fly home
Transfer to Amman airport and fly home. (B)Meal basis:
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.Important information Superior tour
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The Boulevard Arjaan by Rotana is conveniently located in the new downtown area of Amman, with the Temple of Hercules and the Roman Corinthian columns just a few kilometres away. The property offers a range of luxurious accommodation from studio apartments to four-bedroom penthouses. The hotel has a contemporary Italian restaurant with an outdoor terrace.Features: 391 apartments, 2 restaurants, 2 rooftop pools, gym, Wi-Fi.<br>Room amenities: Television, safe, bathrobes, hairdryer, kitchenette, tea & coffee facilities.
The Sonesta St George I is a luxurious Nile cruise vessel offering 3- and 4-night itineraries between Aswan and Luxor (and vice versa) and 7-night round-trip cruises from Luxor. Relax on board with excellent views of the passing river scenery from the large sun deck while daily excursions with English-speaking guides provide an in-depth discovery of the treasures of ancient Egypt. The ship features 47 Deluxe cabins, 9 Presidential suites and one Royal suite. Standard cabins are 22 sq metres with a French balcony and are designed in a classic French style. Presidential suites are more spacious at 44 sq metres with a separate living room. Each cabin has individual climate control, a television, minibar and safe with an en suite bathroom. On the lower deck is the main dining room serving breakfast and lunch buffets as well as a la carte dinners against panoramic views of the passing Nile scenery. The ...
The Movenpick Resort is located just outside the entrance to the site of Petra, nestled amongst the amber-hued sands and rocky outcrops. The resort features a combination of natural stone, handcrafted wood and Middle Eastern fabrics and textures with an oriental flair. The Movenpick's Classic guestrooms overlook the courtyard, while Superior guestrooms have a balcony with mountain views. There are several food and beverage outlets including Mediterranean cuisine, a tea room, roof garden and an ice-cream counter. The hotel's outdoor swimming pool is closed annually during the winter season, October to mid-May. Features: 183 rooms & suites, 7 food and beverage outlets, wellness centre, outdoor seasonal swimming pool, steam bath and gym. Room amenities: Air conditioning, satellite television, tea & coffee facilities, minibar, safe, hairdryer, Wi-Fi.
The Movenpick Resort & Spa is located in a traditional village on the northern shores of the Dead Sea, 55km from Amman. The resort is nestled between lush gardens and at the lowest point on earth, at 400 metres below sea level. Guestrooms are designed like a traditional 2-storey village, using local materials and surrounded by tropical gardens with a private balcony or terrace with views of the surrounding gardens, mountains and sea. Features: 346 rooms & suites, 9 restaurants and bars, award-winning spa, fitness centre, 3 swimming pools. Room amenities: Air conditioning, satellite television, tea & coffee facilities, minibar, safe, hairdryer.
The InterContinental Citystars Cairo is a comfortable property with spacious guestrooms offering luxury furnishings. It is adjacent to Cairo's largest retail and leisure complex with an access corridor to 550 shops, an exhibition centre, 16 cinemas and a family entertainment centre. There are a variety of dining options at the hotel including Japanese, Lebanese, Italian and authentic Egyptian cuisine. The hotel is approximately a 10 minute drive from Cairo International Airport. Features: 824 rooms & suites, 6 restaurants, 3 bars/lounges, fitness centre, indoor & outdoor swimming pools, spa, casino. Room amenities: Air conditioning, satellite television, tea & coffee facilities, minibar, safe, hairdryer, Wi-Fi.
Built around a 19th century palace on Zamalek Island in the Nile River, the Cairo Marriott Hotel & Omar Khayyam Casino is located in the heart of the city. Cairo's commercial centre is just minutes away with museums, shops and restaurants nearby. The hotel offers guest accommodation in two towers overlooking the city or the Nile River, or a Garden wing overlooking the six acres of beautiful gardens surrounding the hotel. The hotel has 14 different dining options including English, American, Italian, Japanese, Middle Eastern and International cuisine. Rooms are classical furnished with dark wood and have floor-to-ceiling windows. Features: 14 dining options, gardens, gym, outdoor swimming pool, spa, casino. Room amenities: Air conditioning, satellite television, tea & coffee making facilities, minibar, safe, hairdryer, iron & ironing board, Wi-Fi.
Low season from £3695 per person
High season from £4195 per person
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*Itinerary: Note that for the 06 Feb 2014* departure date only the itinerary is different to the regular 2014 tour, with a visit to the countryside in Mai Chai and an extra night in Hanoi, and one less night in Hoi An.
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