11-Day Egypt and Jordan Holidays

Nourish your mind, body and soul with one of our classic 11-day Egypt and Jordan holidays a travel package crafted to perfection in every sense of the word. Visit and explore the ancient pyramids, temples and tombs of Egypt, then fly to Jordan for a chance to float on the Dead Sea and yet more sightseeing at breathtaking attractions at places like the Lost City of Petra and ancient city of Jerash.

TOURS RUN: Every Friday, Saturday, Tuesday & Wednesday

From: US$ 1,969

Egypt and Jordan Holidays

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Itinerary

DAY 1 – Arrive in Cairo, Transfer to Hotel and Free Time

Your assigned tour manager meets you at Cairo International Airport when you arrive. Once you clear immigration, you are then transferred to your 5-Star hotel in one of our deluxe air-conditioned vehicles. Your tour manager will get you checked-in and then review your Egypt and Jordan Holidays itinerary with you. Pick up times for your various tours will also be confirmed and then you will be left to enjoy the rest of the day as you wish.

DAY 2 – Giza Pyramids, Egyptian Museum and Khan el Khalili

At the confirmed time, your guide and driver will arrive at your hotel and then you will make your way to Giza where you will visit the iconic Giza Pyramids and the Sphinx, as well as the Valley Temple. Following your tour at the pyramids, you are then taken to a good local restaurant for lunch.

After lunch, you head to the city center to visit the world famous Egyptian Museum. The museum showcases more than 5,000 years of Egypt’s ancient history, and is home to more than 100,000 ancient artifacts.

When you are finished at the museum, you will be taken the centuries-old Khan el Khalili Bazaar. Enjoy some time shopping or simply spend some time exploring the bazaar’s many lanes and alleys. Once you had seen enough, you are then driven back to your hotel.

Meals Include – Breakfast & Lunch

DAY 3 – Transfer to Aswan and Aswan Tour

Today you check-out from your hotel in Cairo and then you are taken to the airport to board a short flight to Aswan. On arrival in Aswan, one of our tour representatives will meet you, along with one of our drivers.

From the airport, you will be taken to see the famous Aswan High Dam, and from there you will head to the ancient granite quarries to see the gigantic Unfinished Obelisk. After your visit to the quarries, you are then taken to see the remarkably well-preserved Temple of Philae.

When you are finished at the temple, you will be driven to the 5-star hotel where you will be staying for this night of your Egypt and Jordan Holidays adventure.

Meals Included – Breakfast & Lunch

DAY 4 – Abu Simbel Temples Tour and Cruise Embarkation

With our Egypt and Jordan holidays, every day promises to be unforgettable, and today is no exception. Enjoy breakfast at your hotel and then you check-out, and you be taken to join a small group tour to Abu Simbel to see the breathtaking rock-hewn Abu Simbel Temples. Built by pharaoh Ramses II, these massive rock structures are considered to be masterpieces of Ancient Egypt.

Besides being dedicated to 4 different gods, including Ramses himself, they were also built to serve as lasting monuments to Ramses and his beloved wife, Queen Nefertari. Both of these two huge temples were relocated to their current location on higher ground in order to save them from the flooding of Lake Nasser when the Aswan High Dam was being built.

After your tour at the temples, you are then driven back to Aswan and you are taken to board your 5-star Nile River cruise. Enjoy lunch shortly after boarding, and have the rest of the day for relaxing. This night of our 11-day Egypt and Jordan holidays is spent on the water at Aswan.

Meals Included – Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

DAY 5 – Kom Ombo and Edfu Temples and Cruise to Esna

Enjoy your first breakfast aboard your cruise while sailing to Kom Ombo. On arrival, you head ashore with one of our guides, and you take a slow stroll through the town to see the ancient Kom Ombo twin-temple complex. The temple complex was dedicated to two different gods, Sobek and Horus. Because of this, each half has identical entrances, hypostyle halls, and sanctuaries.

Return to your cruise after visiting the temple and then you sail to Edfu with lunch served along the way. On arrival at Edfu, a traditional horse-drawn carriage will take you for a scenic ride through the town to see the ancient Temple of Horus. This is the most well-preserved ancient temple in all of Egypt. Prepare to be amazed as you step through the entrance with a giant statue of Horus towering above you on both sides.

After your tour, you return to the cruise ship and it then sails to Esna. This night of your Egypt and Jordan holiday is spent on the river at Esna.

Meals Included – Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

DAY 6 – Luxor Sightseeing and Free Afternoon

Today you will have breakfast on the river while you sail to Luxor. Shortly after you arrive, your guide will accompany you and a small group of our other clients to see the Valley of Kings. This is an ancient burial ground that served pharaohs and other royalty during the New Kingdom period. More than 60 ancient rock-cut tombs have been discovered here, including the tomb of King Tutankhamen.

Your tour includes admission to some of the tombs, meaning that you will actually be able to enter some of the tombs at the site.

After Valley of Kings, you will then be taken to see the nearby mortuary Temple of Queen Hatshepsut. Queen Hatshepsut was the only true Egyptian female ruler. Her temple is considered one of the Incomparable Monuments of Ancient Egypt.

Next, you start heading back to your cruise, stopping along the way to see the massive Colossi of Memnon.

Enjoy lunch aboard your cruise, and enjoy the rest of the day as you wish. This night of our Egypt and Jordan holidays is spent on the water at Luxor.

Meals Included – Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 7 – Cruise Disembarkation, East Bank Tour and Fly to Cairo

Today you check-out and you disembark from your cruise after breakfast. Your guide will then accompany you on a visit to Luxor Temple and Karnak Temple, both of which are located on the East Bank. After your tour, you are then transferred to Luxor Airport where you will board a flight back to Cairo.

On arrival at the airport in Cairo, you are met by your tour manager who will then escort you to your hotel where you will be staying for your last night in Egypt.

Meals Included – Breakfast

DAY 8 – Fly to Amman, Jordan

Today you will be checking out from your hotel in Cairo and your tour manager and driver will transfer you to the airport for your flight into Jordan. When you land at Queen Alia International Airport in Amman, another one of our tour representatives will meet you and then transfer you to the hotel where you will be staying for the duration of your stay in Jordan. There are no tours scheduled for this day of our Egypt and Jordan holidays.

Meals Included – Breakfast

DAY 9 – Jerash and Dead Sea Tour

Today your driver and an English-speaking assistant will meet you at your hotel at the confirmed time and you will then drive to Jerash to see the ruins of an ancient Roman provincial city. A specialist local English-speaking tour guide will meet up with you and give you a tour of the site. The most impressive features of this amazing site include the Colonnaded Street; the Oval Plaza; the Nymphaeum, and the Temple of Artemis.

After your tour at Jerash, you will then head to the Dead Sea. The Dead Sea’s extremely high salt content is what makes it possible for people to float so effortlessly on the water. We highly recommend trying this yourself. Enjoy a few relaxing hours at the Dead Sea and then your driver will drive you back to your hotel in Amman.

Meals Included – Breakfast

DAY 10 – Lost City of Petra Tour

Your driver will fetch you after breakfast and then drive you to Petra to see the ancient Rose City of Petra, also known as the Lost City of Petra. When you reach the site, you will meet up with a local English-speaking guide for your tour.

The Lost City of Petra is an ancient city that was created during the 6th century BC by a tribe of nomadic Nabatean Arabs. They carved their entire city out of rock. Because this site is so vast your guide will focus on showing you the most breathtaking parts.

Expect you Petra tour to last between two to three hours. This tour involves quite a lot of walking so we strongly recommend wearing suitable footwear. After your tour, your driver will then drive you back to your hotel in Amman

Meals Included – Breakfast

DAY 11 – Egypt and Jordan Holidays End / Final Departure

At the appropriate time, our tour representative meets you at your hotel then drives you to Queen Alia International Airport in time for your flight back home. Thank you for booking one of our classic Egypt and Jordan holidays.

Included

  • Meet and greet service by one of our representatives at airports
  • Assistance from our guest relations department throughout your stay if/when needed
  • All transfers in our private air-conditioned vehicles
  • Accommodation for 3 nights in Cairo (Bed and Breakfast)
  • Accommodation for 1 night in Aswan (Bed and Breakfast)
  • Accommodation for 3 nights on a 5-star Nile cruise (Full Board)
  • Accommodation for 3 nights in Amman (Bed and Breakfast)
  • All sightseeing tours in Cairo and Giza [private guided tours]
  • All sightseeing tours during your Nile Cruise [guided small group tours]
  • All sightseeing tours in Jordan
  • English speaking local guides at Jerash and Petra
  • Entrance fees to all sites listed in the Egypt and Jordan Holidays itinerary
  • 1.5 hours 4×4 Jeep tour in Wadi Rum
  • English-speaking expert guide for all tours in Egypt
  • Lunch meals as indicated in the Egypt and Jordan Holidays itinerary
  • Bottled water during tours
  • Domestic flights [Cairo – Aswan & Luxor – Cairo]
  • Portage if/when needed
  • All service charges & taxes [no hidden charges]

Excluded

  • International airfare
  • Egyptian and Jordanian tourist / entry visas
  • Optional tours and/or activities
  • Personal expenses
  • Tipping kitty

Accommodation Plan

Gold Plan

  • Hilton Pyramids Golf Hotel, Cairo (5-Star)
  • Le Passage Hotel and Casino, Cairo (5-Star)
  • MS Salacia Nile River Cruise [Suite] (5-Star)
  • Tolip Hotel, Aswan (5-Star)
  • Corp Amman Hotel, Jordan (4-Star)

Diamond Plan

  • Le Riad Hotel De Charme, Cairo (5-Star)
  • Golden Tolip Hotel, Aswan (5-Star)
  • MS Salacia Nile River Cruise [Upper Suite] (5-Star)
  • Grand Hayatt Hotel, Amman (5-Star)

Prices

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Prices for our 11-day Egypt and Jordan holidays package are quoted per person in US$ and are valid until the 30th of September 2022, except during the Easter, Christmas and New Year holidays. Discounted rates for children. Contact us for an exact price quote.

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Explore Egypt and Jordan your way by selecting only the attractions you want to visit

Design Your Custom Tour

Explore Egypt and Jordan your way by selecting only the attractions you want to visit