Cairo, The Nile & Petra Tour

from $1495
Duration:
12 Days
Type:
Small Group Tour
Run:
Selected Departures

Explore the Beauty of old Cairo and splendors of Amman, Start in Cairo to see the Giza Pyramids, and Islamic Cairo. Travel south for a 4-day Nile cruise in Luxor and Aswan,take 2-days free tours in Cairo before traveling to Amman to relax and explore its beauty, End the trip with three days in Jordan to see the legendary “rose-red city” of Petra, the Wadi Rum and many more to see.

Included:
  • Meet and greet service by our representatives at airports
  • Assistance of our guest relations during your stay
  • All transfers to/from airport & hotel by an air-conditioned coach
  • Domestic flight ticket Cairo to Luxor and Aswan to Cairo 
  • Accommodation for 4 nights in Cairo including daily breakfast
  • Accommodation for 4 nights on 05 star Superior Nile Cruise on full board
  • Accommodation for 2 nights in Amman including breakfast
  • Accommodation for 1 night in Petra including breakfast
  • All sightseeing tours in Cairo sharing Memphis Tours group
  • All sightseeing tours on the cruise sharing Memphis Tours group
  • English-speaking tour guide during your trips
  • Entrance fees to all sites as indicated on the itinerary
  • Local English speaking spot guide in Petra (about 2-3 hours) 
  • Short horse ride in Petra (included in ticket)
  • Entrance fees to Wadi Rum
  • Jeep tour in Wadi Rum for about 2 hours.
  • Meals at hotel, Nile cruise and during your tours as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Bottled water during the trip 
  • Portage when needed
  • 30 minutes of local calling (5 minutes international) and a mobile phone loaned for the length of your stay or an Egyptian sim card for your unlocked mobile device
  • All service charges and taxes
Excluded:
  • International Airfare
  • Cairo / Amman flight 
  • Entry visa to Egypt
  • Optional Tours
  • Personal spendings 
  • Tipping
Itinerary:
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Day 1: Arrival Cairo - Welcome to land of the Pharaoh’s

Your tour manager will meet and assist you at Cairo International Airport and then he will escort you to the hotel by an air-conditioned coach. 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.

Day 2: Pyramids and Cairo Sightseeing

Breakfast at your hotel in Cairo and then met by your personal guide who will accompany you to Giza Plateau to visit one of the seven wonders of the ancient world, the Great Pyramids of Cheops, Chephren and Mykerinus, famous Sphinx, and Valley temple facing the great statue. Lunch at a good quality local restaurant. Then transfer to enjoy the Egyptian Museum, Treasures room for the child king Tutankhamen. 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. Back to your hotel. Overnight in Cairo.
Optional Tour to the Sound & Light Show at Giza Pyramids - 30$ per person
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch.

Day 3: Fly Cairo to Luxor - Nile Cruise Tour

Check out from hotel in the morning then transfer to Cairo Airport for a flight with EGYPTAIR to Luxor where you will be met and assisted, then taken by an air-conditioned vehicle to board your Egypt Nile cruise to check in. After lunch on board, enjoy a visit to the impressive Karnak Temple and Luxor Temple. Dinner and overnight on board Nile cruise.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

Day 4: Luxor Nile Cruise Excursions

After breakfast on your Nile cruise, 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. Head to the Colossi of Memnon. After lunch, you will sail to Edfu enjoying a leisurely dinner on board. Overnight on board Nile Cruise.
Optional Hot Air Balloon Tour: A hot air balloon is an incredible way to see the “world’s largest open-air museum. Tour will carry you over Luxor’s ruins and temples in the beautiful morning light. The price of hot air balloon is 99$ Per Person.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

Day 5: Luxor Nile Cruise Tours

After breakfast on Nile Cruise, visit the well-preserved Ptolemaic Temple dedicated to Horus at Edfu. Sail to Kom Ombo to see the unique Temple of Sobek, dedicated to Sobek the crocodile god, and Horus the falcon-headed god. Have your lunch on board. Continue sailing to Aswan. Dinner and overnight on board your Nile Cruise.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

Day 6: Aswan Nile Cruise Tours

After breakfast on Nile cruise, enjoy a day’s sightseeing in Aswan. Start with the High Dam and the largest known ancient obelisk, located in the northern region of the stone quarries of ancient Egypt, the Unfinished Obelisk, proceeding to the beautiful Temple of Philae, which is devoted to the two goddesses Isis and Hathor. Dinner and overnight on board deluxe Nile Cruise.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

Day 7: Fly Aswan to Cairo

Disembark from your Nile cruise after breakfast, then transfer to Aswan Airport for your return to Cairo where you will be met and assisted at the airport then taken to your hotel. Overnight in Cairo.Optional tour to enjoy Abu Simbel temples, which were originally carved out of the mountainside during the reign of Pharaoh Ramesses II in the 13th century BC, as a lasting monument to himself and his queen Nefertari. The price of Abu Simbel tour is $85 per person.
Meals: Breakfast.

Day 8: Free Day in Cairo

Breakfast at your hotel, and today you have the choice of having a free day in Cairo or join our most valuable optional tour to the second capital of Egypt, Alexandria visiting one of the most important defensive strongholds, not only in Egypt, but also along the Mediterranean Sea coast, Qaitbay Citadel, built in the 15th century by Sultan Qaitbay on the spot where Alexandria's ancient lighthouse once stood, then move on to the new and much acclaimed Alexandria Library. Also visit the Roman cemetery cut out of the rock, the Catacombs. Return to your hotel in Cairo.
Meals: Breakfast

Day 9: Cairo - Flight to Amman, Welcome to Jordan

Breakfast at the hotel with free time at your leisure, then you will be transferred to Cairo International Airport for your flight to Amman .Your tour manager 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 10: Wadi Rum Jeep tour – Petra Overnight

Enjoy a tour of the protected area of Wadi Rum in Jordan. Here still Bedouins live in a traditional way, and by 4x4 Jeep tour, you discover canyons, sand dunes, and Nabatean rock inscriptions. Then transfer to your hotel in Petra and overnight.
Meals: Breakfast.

Day 11: Petra Visit - Amman

Enjoy this Petra Short Break. After breakfast enjoys a tour of the red rose 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 founded a commercial empire. Pass the canyon, the so called Siq, to see the most beautiful monument: the Treasury. Continue via the Street of Facades to the Royal Tombs and Pharaoh's Castle then you will be transferred to Amman hotel and overnight.
Meals: Breakfast.

Day 12: Amman - Fly Back Home

Your tour manager will pick you up from your hotel and drive to Amman Airport for departure.
Meals: Breakfast.

Accommodation :
Accommodation Plan:
Cham Palace Hotel Amman
Cham Palace Hotel Amman
Le Méridien Pyramids Hotel and Spa
Le Méridien Pyramids Hotel and Spa
Petra Moon Hotel
Petra Moon Hotel
Radamis || Nile Cruise
Radamis || Nile Cruise
MAY-SEPT
$ 1495 Per Person in Triple Room
$ 1525 Per Person in Double Room
$ 2299 One Person Traveling Alone
OCT-APRIL
$ 1585 Per Person in Triple Room
$ 1619 Per Person in Double Room
$ 2399 One Person Traveling Alone

Prices

Price quotes are in US dollars per person per trip and are valid until April 30th, 2019. Please inquire for pricing over Christmas, New Year’s, and Easter holidays.

 

Children Policy

  • Up to 2 years: FREE

  • Age 2 up to 6 years: 25% of adult price

  • Age 6 up to 12 years: 50% of adult price

  • Ages 12 and Up: adult price

 

Notes :

  • Child pricing applies to children who share rooms with their parents.

  • If your tour includes airfare, additional charges for your children may apply.

 

Payment Policy

  • Reservations should be made as early as possible to guarantee your Egypt tour availability. Your booking will be secured upon receiving a deposit of 25% of your trip price – for trips taking place during Christmas and New Year’s holidays, the required deposit is 50%. This deposit forms part of your final payment. Deposits can be made by credit card, wire transfer, or Western Union.

 

Tipping

  • Tipping for a job well done is customary in Egypt, though not required. Please feel welcomed but not obliged to offer a tip to your guide.

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