C4 - Egypt & Jordan

Cairo, Luxor, Aswan, Amman, Jerash, Um Qais, Dead Sea, Madaba, Mt. Nebo, Karak, Petra & Wadi Rum      15 Days from $3498.00

Overview

Tour Style

Classic Tours

Tour Length

15 Days/13 Nights

Departs

YYZ - Toronto Pearson Airport, other gateways available

Starts

Mondays from Toronto

Finishes

Mondays in Amman

Highlights

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Included Features

• International roundtrip airfare from Toronto to Cairo with return from Amman*.
• 2 Domestic flights: Cairo/Luxor & Aswan/Cairo.
• Flight between Cairo & Amman.
• 5 Nights accommodation in Cairo based on bed and breakfast.
• 4 Nights Nile cruise based on full board.
• 6 Nights accommodation in Jordan based on bed and breakfast.
• All sightseeing and tour excursions are as detailed in the itinerary, including entrance fees.
• Transfers in Egypt & Jordan including baggage handling.
• Service of a licensed English-speaking Egyptologist guide in Egypt.
• Horse ride in Petra.
• Tour of the Red-Rose City in Petra and Jerash with an English speaking guide.
• Desert jeep tour in Wadi Rum.
• Meals as per itinerary.

*other departure gateways available.

Additional Information

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Itinerary at a glance

Day 1 - En Route
Day 2 - Cairo
Day 3 - Cairo
Day 4 - Cairo
Day 5 - Cairo / Aswan / Nile Cruise
Day 6 - Nile Cruise
Day 7 - Nile Cruise
Day 8 - Nile Cruise / Luxor / Cairo
Day 9 - Cairo / Amman
Day 10 - Amman / Jerash
Day 11 - Amman / Um Qais / Dead Sea
Day 12 - Madaba / Mt. Nebo / Kerak / Petra
Day 13 - Petra
Day 14 - Wadi Rum / Amman
Day 15 - Amman / En Route

Itinerary

Day 1 (Mon) - En Route

Overnight flight from Toronto to Cairo.

Day 2 (Tue) - Cairo

Upon arrival at the Cairo airport, you will be met by our representative and transferred to your hotel for overnight.

Day 3 (Wed) - Cairo

Visit Memphis, where the Alabaster Sphinx and the statue of Ramses II exists, Saqqara where the famous Unas Pyramid is located, King Zoser Step Pyramid, Mastaba Tomb of TI. In the afternoon, you will visit the great Pyramids of Giza, one of the seven wonders of the world.  Nearby is the mysterious Sphinx.  Overnight at your hotel. (BL)

Day 4 (Thu) - Cairo

Visit the Egyptian Museum, which houses a magnificent collection of Pharaonic antiquities, especially the golden treasures of Tut Ankh Amun. Visit Old Cairo, Mohamed Ali Mosque and the Cairo Citadel. Continue to visit the Moallaqa Church and the Ben Ezra Synagogue. Your tour will stop at the Khan El Khalili Bazaar displaying all types of oriental goods. Overnight at your hotel. (BL)

Day 5 (Fri) - Cairo / Aswan / Nile Cruise

Transfer in the morning to the Cairo airport for your flight to Aswan. In Aswan, the Nile parts into many arms divided by immense granite rocks and islands, in particular the island of Elephantine. There is only a small area of fertile land producing what are considered the finest dates in all of Egypt. Upon arrival, transfer to your Nile cruise for embarkation. Sail on an Egyptian felucca passing by the Elephantine Island, view the Botanical Gardens with its exotic plants and the Aga Khan Mausoleum. After lunch, visit the High Dam, the Granite Quarries and Philae Temple. Sail to Kom Ombo. Enjoy the fine view of the immortal Nile until arrival for a visit to Sobek Temple. Sail to Edfu and overnight. (BLD)

Day 6 (Sat) - Nile Cruise

After breakfast, you will visit Horus Temple, which is one of the three beautiful ptolemic period temples and almost perfectly preserved. Enjoy and relax as you pass the villages along the Nile. Sail through the locks of Esna. Continue to the beautiful city of Luxor and overnight aboard your Nile cruise. (BLD)

Day 7 (Sun) - Nile Cruise

After breakfast, enjoy your sightseeing in Luxor which includes the West Bank, where some of the richest treasures in the world are located such as the Tomb of Tut Ankh Amun in the Valley of the Kings. Visit some of these tombs as well some of the beautiful tombs in the Valley of the Queens. Continue to visit Hatsheput’s Temple and the Colossi of Memnon. After lunch, visit the great Luxor Temple and the magnificent Karnak Temple of Amon with its famous Hypostyle Hall, the statue of Ramses II, the Obelisk of Queen Hatshepsut. Overnight in Luxor. (BLD)

Day 8 (Mon) - Nile Cruise / Cairo

Disembark from your Nile cruise and transfer to the Luxor airport for a short flight to Cairo. Upon arrival at the Cairo airport, you will be transferred to your hotel for overnight. (B)

Day 9 (Tue) - Cairo / Amman

Flight from Cairo to Amman. Transfer to your hotel.(B)

Day 10 (Wed) - Amman / Jerash

After breakfast, enjoy a sightseeing tour of Amman, the ancient and the modern. Continue to visit the Citadel, Roman Theatre, Archaeological, Folklore Museums, and King Abdullah Mosque. Visit Jerash. Overnight at your hotel in Amman. (B)

Day 11 (Thu) - Amman / Um Qais / Dead Sea

Drive to Um Qais. Continue to the Dead Sea - the lowest spot on earth. Overnight in Amman at your hotel. (B)

Day 12 (Fri) - Madaba / Mt. Nebo / Kerak / Petra

Drive through the King’s Highway, the ancient Silk Road. Stop in Madaba, home of the most famous Byzantine Mosaic map of the holy places in the biblical world. Continue to Mount Nebo, with its spectacular view of the Holy Land. Continue to Kerak and visit the Crusader Castle. Continue to Petra for overnight. (B)

Day 13 (Sat) - Petra

Enjoy sightseeing of Petra’s unique city: Red-Rose City. Start at the gate and make your way through the Siq to reach this city, built by the Arab Nabateans who carved their monumental tombs, palaces, temples and treasury (Al -Khazaneh) from the desert rocks sandstone in its natural hues of rose and gold. Overnight at your hotel. (B)

Day 14 (Sun) - Wadi Rum /  Amman

Drive from Petra to Wadi Rum to visit a Bedouin village. Take a Jeep for a tour to explore the desert. Drive via Wadi Araba and the Dead Sea Coast to Amman and overnight at your hotel. (B)

Day 15 (Mon) - En Route

Transfer to the airport in Amman for your flight. (B)

 

Prices

Period: 2014/2015

 

Tour C4

Rate - P.P. in double

Starting from

3498 + tax

 

*Price includes airfare from Toronto. For other departure gateways, please contact us for a quote.
Easter & other holidays - supplement applies.
Accommodation subject to availability.

 

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We had a good trip.  We experienced many different things that enticed all our senses!!!!  My  hundreds of photos could only capture some of the moods and feels  and sights in Morocco. In morocco, i found the hotels were very good and the driver very safety concsious and a good driver in those tiny streets. Our guide was good and informative in his knowledge of his country.


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