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Lead Price
From £4595pp
Duration
12 days & 11 nights
Itinerary Type
Tailor Made
Holiday Type
Cruises
Tour Highlights

The Ancient Wonders of Jordan & Egypt

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.

Itinerary

YEAR:
DAY 1: Fly to Cairo, Egypt
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Fly to Cairo, Egypt

Fly to Cairo and transfer to the Cairo Marriott Hotel for 2 nights. (N)

Meal basis:

As per itinerary – B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.

DAY 2: Cairo
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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
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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. (B, L, D)

DAY 4: Kom Ombo • Edfu • Esna
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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
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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
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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
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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 InterContinental Amman for 1 night. (B)

DAY 8: Jerash • Madaba • Mount Nebo • Petra
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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
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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
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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)

Accommodation: Movenpick Dead Sea
DAY 11: Dead Sea
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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)

Accommodation: Movenpick Dead Sea
DAY 12: Fly home
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Fly home

Transfer to Amman airport and fly home. (B)

Meal basis: As per itinerary – B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.

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The Cox & Kings signature experiences

  • Visit the Pyramids at Giza & the Egyptian museum in Cairo
  • Discover temple complexes on the east & west banks of the Nile
  • Stay at the entrance to the site of Petra & on the shores of the Dead Sea
  • 4x4 desert excursion over the dunes in Wadi Rum
Low Season
From £4,595 per person
High Season
From £4,995 per person

What's included

  • International flights (and domestic flights if applicable)
  • UK departure and overseas airport taxes
  • Accommodation, itinerary & meal basis as described
  • Local Transfers in a private chauffeur-driven vehicle
  • The support (if required) of an English speaking local representative
  • Local guides and entrance fees where applicable

Important information

Superior tour
This tour is based in 4- and 5-star accommodation.
Tailor-made travel
For a price quote based on alternative accommodation standards, to discuss flight options or to tailor this itinerary, please call to speak with a Cox & Kings consultant or enquire online.
Guideline prices
Prices above are per person in pounds sterling (£), based on two people sharing a twin/double-room. Single supplement available on request. Pricing is indicative and may be subject to change due to external factors such as variable flight prices.
Meal basis
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.
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