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See the best that Jordan and Egypt have to offer. Start in Cairo to see the Giza Pyramids, and Islamic Cairo. Travel south for a 4-day Nile cruise before traveling to Sharm El Sheikh to relax and explore its beauty. End the trip with three days in Jordan to see the legendary “rose-red city” of Petra, the Dead Sea and many more to see.

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:Pyramids Tour

Breakfast at your hotel in Cairo and then 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 infront of Cheops Pyramid (extra ticket on spot). Lunch will be served in a local restaurant, then proceed to Sakkara area to visit Sakkara Complex and first pyramid ever built (Djoser Pyramid). Move to Memphis; Old kingdom's capital and famous Necropolis. Back to your hotel and overnight in Cairo.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 3:Cairo Tour/ Train to Aswan

Check-out after breakfast and then you will be escorted by your a 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). Lunch throughout the tour at local restaurant, then moving to visit Saladin Citadel including Mohamed Ali Alabaster Mosque inside. 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. Dinner and breakfast will be served on board - overnight inside your compartment. 
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 4:Arrival Aswan

You will be met at Aswan train station at 11:00 a.m, then 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.  Overnight in Aswan.
Meals:  Breakfast

Day 5:Abu Simbel Tour / Nile Cruise

Check-out from your hotel after getting your breakfast box, then at 03:30 am start your trip to Abu Simbel Temples. It takes about a 3 hours driving one way from Aswan to Abu Simbel by a private air-conditioned vehicle. Upon arrival at Abu Simbel, enjoy the impressive Temples of Ramses II at Abu Simbel, which is dedicated to the four universal gods Ptah, Re-Harakhte, Amun-Re, and to Ramesses II. Then transfer to embark your Nile River Cruise and overnight on the cruise.
Meals: Breakfast box, Lunch, Dinner

Day 6: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 7: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 8: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 9:Ras mohamed Snorkel

After breakfast, transfer to Ras Mohamed National Park for snorkeling. Spend a fantastic day out to the Red Sea underwater Marin life and then transfer back to the hotel in Sharm el sheikh free time at leisure in Sharm El Sheikh with overnight at your hotel.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 10:Sharm El Sheikh

Free day in Sharm or join our optional 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.
Meals:  Breakfast

Day 11:Sharm to Amman

Breakfast at your hotel in Sharm and then you will be transferred to Sharm International Airport for flight to Amman.  Memphis Tours representative will meet and assist you upon your arrival at Amman International Airport. After that you will be transferred to your hotel in Amman by a private air-conditioned vehicle for check in. Upon arrival at the hotel he will do your check in and give you detailed information concerning your tomorrow’s trip. Overnight in Amman.
Meals: Breakfast

Day 12:Madaba / Dead Sea

After breakfast drive to Mt. Nebo, the place where Prophet Moses gazed at the promised land before he died and his alleged burial place. You visit the old monastery and overlook the Jordan Valley, Dead Sea, Jericho and Jerusalem. After we proceed to Madaba, where to find the famous mosaic 6th century map of Palestine in St. George’s church. Afterward we drive to the lowest point on earth, the Dead Sea, where you have leisure time and the chance to float on water. Overnight in Amman hotel.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 13:Petra Tour

After breakfast drive 2.5 hours to the rose red city Petra, the biggest attraction of Jordan. Petra was first established around the 6th century B.C. by the Nabataean Arabs, a nomadic tribe who settled in the area and laid the foundations of a commercial empire that extended into Syria. Upon arrival you will begin the trip on horse back to the canyon, the so called Siq, and then by foot to the most beautiful monument: the Treasury. Among other monuments you will see are the Street of Facades, the Royal Tombs and Pharaoh"s Castle. Afterward back to hotel in Amman for overnight.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 14:Final Departure

After breakfast transfer to Queen Alia International Airport for departure.  
Meals: Breakfast

 

What's Included:
  • Meet and greet service by our representatives at airports and 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 1 nights in Aswan hotel including breakfast
  • Accommodation for 3 nights on board 5 star cruise on full board
  • Accommodation for 3 nights in Sharm El Sheikh including breakfast
  • Accommodation for 3 night in Amman including breakfast
  • Domestic Flight ticket (Luxor /Sharm El Sheikh)
  • International flight Sharm/Amman
  • All sightseeing tours in Cairo, Luxor, Aswan, Abu Simbel and Sharm as mentioned in the itinerary
  • All tours on the cruise sharing Memphis Tours group
  • Day tour to Madaba, Nebo and Dead Sea in Jordan
  • Day tour in Petra to major sights as described above in itinerary
  • Private English speaking guide in Cairo
  • English speaking guide on the cruise (You may share Memphis Tours group)
  • English assistant driver in the Dead Sea, Madaba & Nebo
  • 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, Nile cruise and during your tours as mentioned in the itinerary
  • 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
  • All service charges and taxes
What's Excluded:
  • International Airfare
  • Entry visa to Egypt & Jordan
  • Any optional excursions
  • Extras at hotels and aboard the cruise (additional meals, drinks, laundry...etc)
  • Tipping
N.B
1- Petra tour requires considerable walking, the number of horses in Petra is limited.

Prices per Person
Accommodation Plan (A):
  • - Le Méridien Pyramids Hotel & Spa
  • - Movenpick Hotel Aswan
  • - Sonesta Nile Goddess Nile Cruise
  • - Maritim Royal Peninsula Sharm
  • - Geneva Hotel Amman
 May-Sept.Oct.-April
Double $ 2295 $ 2490
Solo $ 3415 $ 3690
Accommodation Plan (B):
  • - Mena House Cairo Hotel
  • - Movenpick Aswan Hotel
  • - Sonesta Nile Goddess Nile Cruise
  • - Sheraton Hotel Sharm El Sheikh
  • - Marriott Amman Hotel
 May-Sept.Oct.-April
Double $ 2550 $ 2695
Solo $ 3715 $ 3995
  • 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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14 days/ 13 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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