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Enjoy 12 days visiting Egypt and Jordan tours. Giza and Cairo Sightseeing, Aswan Sightseeing, Nile cruise, Sharm El Sheikh in the Red Sea, St. Catherine Monastery, then travel to Jordan for a wonderful tour visiting Petra and Wadi Rum.
Itinerary:
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Day 1:Arrival Cairo

Your tour manager will meet and assist you upon your arrival at Cairo International Airport. After that you will be transferred to your hotel in Cairo by a private air-conditioned vehicle for check in. Upon arrival at the hotel he will check you in and give detailed information concerning your tomorrows’ trip. Overnight in Cairo.
Welcome Drink

Day 2:Pyramids/ Cairo Tour

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 included during the tour and 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. Combining fascinating history with shopping in Khan El Khalili Bazaar, which dates back to 1382. Later, you will be transferred to Giza railway station to board the sleeper train to Aswan. Sleeping 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 Sightseeing

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 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

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 Colored 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 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

After breakfast, visit the rose red city of 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 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 board sleeper train including breakfast, dinner.
  • Accommodation for 3 nights on board 5* Nile cruise on full board basis.
  • 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.
  • Tour to Pyramids, Sphinx, Egyptian Museum,
  • All sightseeing tours on the cruise sharing Memphis Tours group.
  • Tours to St. Catherine Monastery in Sinai
  • Day tour in Petra sights as described in the itinerary.
  • Lunch meals during tours in Giza/Cairo.
  • Two hours transfer by Jeep in Wadi Rum.
  • Entrance fees to the sights in Egypt and Jordan as mentioned above
  • English speaking Egyptologist guide in Cairo/Aswan to Luxor
  • Local English speaking Spot guide in Petra (about 2-3 hours)
  • Domestic Flight ticket (Luxor/Sharm El Sheikh)
  • Ferry boat Taba/Aqaba/Taba)
  • Meals as mentioned in the above itinerary
  • Service charges and taxes
  • Free loan of phone during your stay charged with 30 min local calls / 2 min. international calls
What's Excluded:
  • International Airfare
  • Entry visa to Egypt and Jordan
  • Any optional tours
  • Personal expenses
  • 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. All Israeli Taxes and transfers between Arava & Taba borders are covered by the customers. The Israeli taxes costs about 64 US Dollars paid on cash. Transfer by taxi car between borders costs 50 US Dollars per car for a return transfer.

Prices per Person
Accommodation Plan: A
  • - Le Méridien Pyramids Hotel & Spa
  • - Sonesta Nile Goddess Cruise
  • - Maritim jolie ville royal Peninsula Sharm
  • - Kings’ Way Hotel Petra
  • - Three Corners Wekala Taba

 May-Sept.Oct. -April
Double $ 1999 $ 2150
Solo Traveler $ 3190 $ 3475
Accommodation Plan: B
  • - Mena House Cairo Hotel
  • - Sonesta Nile Goddess Cruise
  • - Maritim Jolie Ville Golf & Resort Sharm
  • - Petra Marriott Hotel
  • - Intercontinental Taba Hotel
 May-Sept.Oct. -April
Double $ 2150 $ 2250
Solo Traveler $ 3390 $ 3625
  • Prices

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

  • Children Policy

    0 - 02.99 Free of Charge
    3 - 11.99 pay 75% of tour price
    12+ pay full tour price as per adult person
    If your tour package includes airfare or/ and ferry boat tickets, an extra supplement for your child may apply.

  • Payment Policy

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

  • Entry Visa to Jordan

    You need to have a valid passport at least 6 months beyond your scheduled return date to enter Jordan. The cost of single entry visa for all nationalities is 40 JD around (around $57) obtained upon arrival at the airport; for multiple entries it is 60 JD (around $85) and can be obtained at the nearest embassy/consulate.

  • 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 Jordan
Jordan is a year round destination that has a typically Middle Eastern climate in which Summer is long, hot and dry while Winter it is relatively rigid with occasionally snow-capped mountain ranges. The temperature varies between 12° C during winter and 32° C during summer
Flying to Jordan
Royal Jordanian (Scheduled Airlines only)
Flying Time
12 hours 20 minutes direct from Washington, DC
Time Difference
GMT +2 hours
Visas
Required - obtainable in advance or on arrival for non-restricted nationalities
Health Requirements
No mandatory vaccinations
Clothing
Conservative dress is advisable for both men and women - More relaxed clothing in Red Sea and Dead Sea Jordan
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