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Have 12 days in Egypt and Jordan tours to enjoy Giza and Cairo Sightseeing, Aswan Sightseeing, Nile cruise sailing, Sharm El Sheikh Red Sea, St. Catherine Monastery from Sharm and head to Jordan to relish a wonderful tour to the ancient city of Petra.

Itinerary:
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Day 1:Arrival Cairo

Welcome to Cairo, Egypt (Around The Clock)
Your tour manager will meet and assist you at Cairo International Airport (Arrival procedures) and then he will escort you to the hotel by exclusive air-conditioned deluxe vehicle. At hotel the tour manager will assist with a smooth check-in and review your holiday itinerary with you to establish and confirm pick-up times for each tour. Overnight in Cairo.
Welcome Drink

Day 2:Cairo Tour/ Train to Aswan

Check-out after breakfast and then you will be met by your personal guide who will accompany you to Giza Plateau to visit the Great Pyramids of Cheops, Chefren and Mykerinus - Famous Sphinx and Valley Temple facing the great statue. Additional visit to the Solar Boat in front of Cheops Pyramid (extra ticket on spot). Lunch will be served during the tour in a local restaurant, then proceed by your private guide to visit: Egyptian Museum, Treasures room for the child king Tutankhamen, alongside many other fascinating artifacts. Additional visit to the mummies room at the museum (extra ticket on spot). Continue to Coptic Cairo to visit the Hanging Church and Ben Ezra Synagogue. Continue driving to Islamic Cairo, where you will be able to explore Khan El Khalili, Cairo’s old bazaar. Later, you will be transferred to Giza railway station to board the sleeper train to Aswan. Sleeper train from Cairo to Aswan is about 14 hours. Dinner and breakfast will be served on board - overnight inside your compartment.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 3:Aswan Nile Cruise Tour

You will be met at Aswan train station. Then transfer to embark your Nile River Cruise before Lunch at 11:00 a.m, after that enjoy visiting the world famous High Dam, The awesome Philae Temple, which is devoted to the two goddesses Isis and Hathor and the largest known ancient obelisk, located in the northern region of the stone quarries of ancient Egypt, the Unfinished Obelisk. Dinner on board and overnight in Aswan.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 4:kom Ombo / Edfu

Sail to Kom Ombo, have breakfast on board and visit the Temple shared by two gods Sobek and Haeroris in Kom Ombo. Sail to Edfu, lunch on board after that visit the best-preserved cult temple in Egypt, Horus Temple in Edfu. Take afternoon tea during sailing to Esna. Dinner and overnight on board.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

 

Day 5:Luxor West Bank

Sail to Luxor, have breakfast on board then visit the West Bank, take an excursion to the royal cemetery for 62 Pharaohs, Valley of the Kings, then to mortuary Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, which was built by the architects of the New Kingdom Pharaoh Hatshepsut approximately in the 15th century BC , at El-Deir El-Bahari and the Colossi of Memnon. Lunch on board. Enjoy afternoon tea during sailing. Dinner on board Overnight in Luxor.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 6:Luxor East Bank/ Sharm

Breakfast on board, disembark from your Nile cruise after breakfast at 08:00 a.m. Then transfer to visit Karnak and Luxor temples, then you will be transferred to Luxor airport for flight to Sharm El Sheikh. Most flights are indirect flight via Cairo Airport. Upon arrival in Sharm, transfer to your hotel for free time at leisure with overnight in Sharm El Sheikh.
Meals: Breakfast

Day 7:St. Catherine

After breakfast, tour to The Monastery of St. Catherine located at the heart of Sinai and at the foot of the Gebel Musa, or Mount Moses. Fronted by gardens and cypress trees, the monastery is owned and run by the Greek Orthodox Church. Its rich library houses the world's second largest collection of illuminated manuscripts after the Vatican. You can see the Burning Bush and a large number of antique works of art: invaluable icons, beautifully carved doors, exquisite wall paintings and other fine religious ornaments. Transfer back to your hotel in Sharm and overnight.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 8:Sharm El Sheikh

Free day in Sharm. Optional Safari Tour to Color Canyon or Snorkeling Tour.
Meals: Breakfast

Day 9:Sharm / Petra

At 02:00 am, breakfast box, then you will be met by our representative at your hotel in Sharm El Sheikh and transferred by air-conditioned van class to Taba to take the ferry boat to Aqaba- Arrive Aqaba board. Driving to Wadi Rum we start by Bedouin Jeeps in the village and drive first to Lawrence's Spring and then to the sand dunes in Wadi Um Ishrin where you can also see some Nabatean inscriptions. Transfer to hotel in Petra for overnight.
Meals: Breakfast

Day 10:Petra Tours/ Taba

After breakfast, visit the rose red city Petra, the city of the Nabateans. Go through the Siq (canyon), then walk through the canyon and enjoy the beautiful carvings of statues, idols and niches on the way to the treasury. After treasury starting from a point close to the theatre, the Path to the high place of sacrifice. The High Place itself has been carved flat, and drainage channels have been cut into the rock to allow the blood of sacrificial animals to drain away. After that going down along the facades street to the Roman theatre, royal tombs, the Roman colonnaded street. Then transfer back to Aqaba taking ferry boat to Taba. Overnight in Taba.
Meals: Breakfast

Day 11:Back to Cairo

After breakfast, you will be transferred back to Cairo about a 06 hour drive one way. Overnight in Cairo.
Meals: Breakfast

Day 12:Final Departure

After breakfast, transfer to Cairo International Airport for final departure.
Meals: Breakfast

What's Included:
  • Meet and greet service by our representatives at airports & station.
  • Assistance of our guest relations during your stay.
  • All transfers by a private air-conditioned vehicle.
  • Accommodation for 2 nights in Cairo hotel including breakfast.
  • Accommodation for 1 night on sleeper train including breakfast, dinner.
  • Accommodation for 3 nights on board 5 star cruise on full board.
  • Accommodation for 3 nights in Sharm El Sheikh including breakfast.
  • Accommodation for 1 night in Petra including breakfast.
  • Accommodation for 1 night in Taba including breakfast.
  • Domestic Flight ticket (Luxor /Sharm El Sheikh)
  • Ferry boat (Taba/Aqaba/Taba)
  • All sightseeing tours in Cairo, Luxor, Aswan and Sharm as mentioned in the itinerary
  • All sightseeing tours on the cruise sharing Memphis Tours group.
  • Day tour in Petra to sights as described in the itinerary.
  • Two hours transfer by Jeep in Wadi Rum.
  • English speaking guide in Cairo / Aswan to Luxor
  • Spot Local English speaking guide in Petra for about 02/03 hours
  • Entrance fees to the sights in Egypt and Jordan as mentioned above
  • Meals in hotels, cruise and during tours as mentioned in the itinerary
  • All service charges and taxes
  • 30 minutes of local calling (5 minutes international) and a mobile phone loaned for the length of your stay in Egypt or an Egyptian sim card for your unlocked mobile device
What's Excluded:
  • International Airfare
  • Entry visa to Egypt & Jordan
  • Any optional tours
  • Personal spendings
  • Tipping
N.B
  • Petra tour requires considerable walking, the number of horses in Petra is limited.
  • Incase the ferry boat from Taba to Aqaba has been canceled for any force majeure, you will cross the borders to Aqaba Jordan via Israeli borders. There is a fee to cross from Egypt through the Israeli Border into Jordan  (approximately $32) and a taxi fee from the Israeli Border to Jordan (approximately $25). Once through the crossing, you will be met and assisted at Jordan by a Representative.

Prices per Person
Accommodation Plan (A):
  • - Le Méridien Pyramids Hotel & Spa
  • - Sonesta Nile Goddess Nile Cruise
  • - Maritim jolie ville royal Peninsula Sharm
  • - Kings’ Way Hotel Petra
  • - Three Corners Wekala Taba
 May-Sept.Oct.-April
Double $ 1999 $ 2150
Solo $ 3190 $ 3475
Accommodation Plan (B):
  • - Mena House Cairo Hotel
  • - Sonesta Nile Goddess Nile Cruise
  • - Sheraton Sharm Hotel
  • - Marriott Petra Hotel
  • - Intercontinental Taba Hotel
 May-Sept.Oct.-April
Double $ 2150 $ 2250
Solo $ 3390 $ 3625
  • Prices

    Prices are quoted in US Dollars per person per trip and valid till April 30.2015, except during Christmas, New Year & Easter holidays. The price of Solo is valid for solo traveler who is travelling alone.

  • Children Policy

    0 - 01.99 Free of Charge
    2 - 5.99 pay 25% of tour price
    6 - 11.99 pay 50% of tour price
    12+ pay full tour price as per adult person
    If your tour package includes airfare then an extra charges for your children may apply.

  • Payment Policy

    Reservations should be made as early as possible to book the desired Egypt tour, spaces will be secured upon receive a deposit of 25 %, and during the Christmas and New Year holidays and tour packages the required deposit is 50%. This deposit forms part of your final payment. Deposits can only be made by credit cards, wire transfer and or Western Union

  • Egypt Entry Visa

    You need to have a valid passport at least 6 months beyond your scheduled return date to enter Egypt and you can obtain a visa from the Egyptian Consulate before departure. Also, entry visa is available upon arrival Egypt airports against USD 25 per passport for specific nationalities and need to check before.

  • Sleeper Trains in Egypt

    Sleeper trains are designed and equipped according to a satisfactory standard and quality that was set up by the Egyptian Railway Authority. Sleeper train from Cairo to Aswan is about 14 hours and sleeping train from Luxor to Cairo is about 11 hours.

  • Additional Entry Tickets

    All our Egypt tour packages and programs don't include entrance fees to special archaeological sites such as entering one of the Pyramids inside, to visit the Mummies Room at the Egyptian Museum in Cairo, to visit the Solar Boat Museum at the Pyramids area or to enter the Tomb of Tutankhamen at Valley of the Kings in Luxor.

  • Tipping

    It is a customary attitude for expressing ones satisfaction of good services rendered to him by staff on duty with him. We advise if you are willing to offer it, this would be great and if not, you are not obliged to do it.
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12 Days / 11 Nights
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Best Time to Visit Egypt
An all year round destination with winter season being the coolest with still good average temperatures between 21- 26 degrees in the Red Sea resorts and Upper Egypt (Luxor/ Aswan) between 23 - 29 degrees
Flying to Egypt
Cairo for comfort and quality - EgyptAir and Delta Airlines (Scheduled Airlines only)
Flying Time
11 hours 50 minutes direct from New York
Time Difference
GMT +2 hours
Visas
Required - obtainable in advance or on arrival for non-restricted nationalities
Health Requirements
No mandatory vaccinations
Clothing
Respectful attire in Luxor, Cairo and Alexandria on tours.
More relaxed clothing in the Red Sea areas like Hurghada and Sharm El Sheikh
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