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Egypt and Jordan Discovery Tour

15 Days
Private Tour
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A mystical magical 15 day discovery of ancient worlds, river of life and colourful oceans in this Egypt and Jordan discovery Tour. Heading to the Pyramids and Sphinx in Cairo and more , followed by a step back in time along the Nile river watching daily life unchanged for centuries in Upper Egypt to Luxor and its Pharaonic Tombs and Temples with more discoveries enroute to the vibrant City of Aswan and the hospitable smiley Nubian culture. This Egypt and Jordan Discovery Tour also takes you on a wonderful break at the Red Sea in Sharm El Sheikh for diving or relaxing, then finally on to Jordan with the famous Nabatean civilisation, Romans, Greeks and the Dead Sea for therapies. All in all an exciting reality.

  • Meet and greet service by our Representatives at Airport(s) 
  • Assistance of our Personnel during your stay, tours and excursions
  • All sightseeing tour on the cruise sharing cruise group
  • All transfers by private a/c deluxe van class 
  • Domestic flight ticket Cairo to Aswan by EgyptAir   
  • Domestic flight ticket Luxor to Sharm El Sheikh by EgyptAir 
  • Overland transfer from Sharm El Sheikh to Taba 
  • Accommodation for 2 nights in Cairo Hotel of your choice with breakfast 
  • Accommodation for 2 nights in Aswan Hotel of your choice with breakfast 
  • Accommodation for 3 nights on board 5* cruise Aswan-Luxor on full board 
  • Accommodation for 4 nights in Sharm El Sheikh hotel of your choice with breakfast 
  • Accommodation for 1 nights in Petra Jordan Hotel of your choice with breakfast 
  • Accommodation for 2 night in Amman Jordan Hotel of your choice with breakfast 
  • Tour to Pyramids, Sphinx, Valley temple, Sakkara and Memphis 
  • Tour to Egyptian Museum, Citadel and Old Cairo
  • Tour to the High Dam and Temple of Philae in Aswan 
  • Tour to Kom Ombo and Edfu Temples enroute 
  • Tour to Karnak Temple and Luxor Temple on the East bank of the Nile 
  • Tour to Valley of the Kings, Hatshepsut Temple and Colossi of Memnon
  • Tour to Petra major sights as described above in itinerary
  • Horseback ride in Petra
  • Tour to Madaba, Mt. Nebo and Dead Sea in Jordan 
  • Lunch meals during tours in Giza/Cairo/Petra
  • Bottled water on board the bus during all Egypt tours
  • Entrance fees to the sights in Cairo/Aswan to Luxor/Petra/Amman in Jordan 
  • English speaking Guide in Cairo/Aswan to Luxor
  • English speaking  on the spot Guide in Petra about 3 hours
  • English speaking Assistant to Madaba, Nebo and Dead Sea
  • Service charges and taxes included throughout the tours 
  • Free loan of mobile phone during your stay in Egypt charged against 30 min local calls / 3 min. international calls.
  • International Airfare
  • Egypt and Jordan entry visa
  • Personal spending
  • Optional excursions
  • Tipping for Cruise crew and Guides
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Day 1: Arrive Cairo ‘Welcome to Egypt’

Welcome to Egypt. You will be met and assisted on arrival at Cairo International Airport by our Memphis Tours Representative, then transferred by air conditioned vehicle to your Hotel for check in and a welcome drink. He will explain what to expect on your visit. Your Tour Leader will be your point of contact throughout the whole trip, and will give you details of how to contact him at any time whilst in Egypt under the care of Memphis Tours. Throughout your holiday, in addition to the Tour Leader you will meet a variety of English-speaking Tour Guides, who have been chosen for their expertise on each of the areas you are visiting. After check-in you are free to spend the rest of the day / evening at your leisure. *There is an optional Sound and Light Show at the Pyramids.
Welcome Drink

Day 2: Pyramids Tour

After breakfast you will be escorted by your Tour Guide for a tour of the Giza Plateau, home of Egypt’s signature attractions to visit the Great Pyramids, one of the Seven Wonders of the ancient world including the Great Pyramid of Cheops, Middle pyramids of Khephren, the smallest Pyramid of Mykerinos and the mysterious Sphinx, The plateau is as famous for the mysterious structure 'the Sphinx' as it is for the pyramids, where you will visit the Valley Temple. Your visit to Giza will include enough time to do the optional visit to the Solar Boat Museum, which was the vessel used to carry the Pharaoh’s mummy across the Nile, before being buried at the foot of the pyramid for use in his afterlife. After Giza, you will be transferred to Djoser's Step Pyramid at Saqqara, which is the first pyramid built in Egypt and was designed by Imhotep. It is at Saqqara where the first spells for the Pharaoh's afterlife were found. Whilst there, you will also see Teti's pyramid and several ancient tombs. After Saqqara you will travel to Memphis, the ancient Capital of Egypt, to visit the colossal statue of Ramesses II and a Temple dedicated to Hathor which is still half-buried. After that you will be transferred back to your hotel for a peaceful overnight stay in Cairo.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 3: Cairo Sightseeing - Fly to Aswan

Check-out after breakfast and then you will be accompanied by your private egyptologist Tour Guide to visit the world-renowned Museum of Egyptian Antiques that was built in neo-classical style designed by the French architect Marcel Dourgnon which exhibits a collection now over 120000 masterpieces ranges from pre-dynastic era, Pharaonic era to the Greco-Roman period in Egypt including the treasures of the child King Tutankhamen, Pharaonic Gods and Goddess, with option visit to the Mummification Room at the Egyptian Museum to learn about the Great Egyptian civilization and art of mummification in ancient Egypt. Then you will also visit the Citadel of Saladin that is overlooking the city from the Muqattam Hills and Mohammed Ali Alabaster Mosque inside that was built in Turkish style and very similar to the Blue Mosque in Turkey and simply considered to be one of the landmarks in Cairo whose minaret can be seen from any part of old Cairo then visit the Christian heritage in Coptic Cairo including some of the early religious monuments of the city such as the Hanging Church or the suspended church, a basilica church named for its location on top of the south gate of the Fortress of Babylon. The church became the centre of the Christian Church of Egypt. Finally a shopping tour at Khan El-Khalili Bazaar then from there you will be transferred to Cairo Airport for your flight to Aswan. Overnight in Aswan.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 4: Aswan - Optional Abu Simbel Tour

Enjoy your breakfast at the Hotel in Aswan and free time at your Hotel in Aswan with an optional excursion to Abu Simbel Temples (Abu Simbel remains one of Egypt's top tourist attractions) to see the magnificence of these two Temples, the main Temple of Ramses 11 and the Temple dedicated to his wife Nefertari.They are undisputedly one of the world's most breathtaking monuments, and Egypt’s second most visited tourist site (the Pyramids of Giza being on the top of the list) the most remarkable feature of the temple of Abu-Simbel is that the construction is oriented in a way that twice a year, the morning sun rays shine through the length of the inner temple cave and illuminate the statues of the Gods seated at the end of the cave illuminate the sculptures on the back wall, except for the statue of Ptah, the god connected with the Underworld, who always remained in the dark.Then you will be transferred back to your hotel for a peaceful overnight stay in Aswan.
Note* Other optional tours are available in Aswan to the Nubian Museum and Villages, Kitchener’s Island and Old Souk of Aswan City.
Meals: Breakfast

Day 5: Aswan Nile Cruise Tours

Breakfast at the Hotel in Aswan then you will be transferred to embark your Nile Cruise boat. Once settled in, you will be taken in an exciting tour to the world famous Aswan High Dam that was an engineering miracle when it was built in the 1960s. It contains 18 times the material used in the Great Pyramid of Cheops; Then you will be taken by motorboat to the Island of Egilka visit the majestic Philae Temple, originally of Nubian culture. that was dedicated to the Goddess Isis. Continue to the granite quarries which supplied the ancient Egyptians with most of the hard stone used in pyramids and Temples. The quarries still hold the famous Unfinished Obelisk. Return to the Nile Cruise ship in Aswan free time at leisure and overnight stay.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 6: Kom Ombo and Edfu Temples

Sail to Kom Ombo. After breakfast will be accompanied by your English speaking Guide to visit Kom Ombo Temple, home of the Crocodile-headed God of fertility Sobek, creator of the world, and Horus. Lunch and afternoon tea onboard your cruise with free time at leisure whilst sailing to Edfu to explore Edfu's Temple of Horus, one of the best-preserved Ancient Egyptian temples on the Nile. Continue the cruise down the Nile to Esna. Dinner and overnight stay onboard cruise in Edfu.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 7: Luxor Nile Cruise Excursions

Breakfast on board the cruise during sailing to Luxor, and then you will be taken over to the West bank of the River Nile to visit the Valley of the Kings, where the magnificent tombs of the Ancients were discovered (including the boy King Tutankhamun).These tombs were carved deep into the desert rock, richly decorated and filled with treasures for the afterlife of the pharaohs, you will visit 3 tombs. (The three tombs visited are determined by the Egyptian Government as to preserve them from the large flow of visitors, therefore are rotated throughout the year and cannot be confirmed as to which tombs prior to your visit). Continue the tour to visit the Hatshepsut Temple at El Deir El Bahary, this impressive temple dedicated to the Queen Hatshepsut the only female pharaoh rises out of the desert plain in a series of terraces and merges with the sheer limestone cliffs that surround it. and then visit the two colossal statues of Amenhotep III (Colossi of Memnon).
* Please Note: Optional tour of the Sound and Light Show at Karnak Temple.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 8: Luxor Nile Cruise - Fly to Sharm El Sheikh

After breakfast on the boat, you will disembark the Cruise and be taken with your Guide to visit Continue your Luxor sightseeing tour to visit Karnak Temple, the largest place of worship ever built. Its ancient name Ipet-isut means “the most sacred of places.” The temple, or, more correctly, the complex of temples, was built over more than two thousand years by generation after generation of pharaohs. Within the complex, the great “Hypostyle Hall” is an incredible forest of giant pillars. Then you will be transferred to the majestic Luxor temple which built by Amenhotep III and Ramses II for ritual and festivals and dedicated to the god Amun.
Then some free time for shopping in Luxor and then transferred to Luxor Airport to fly to Sharm El Shiek with direct transfer to your hotel for free time at leisure with overnight stay.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 9: Sharm El Sheikh Optional Tours, Red Sea

Breakfast at your Hotel in Sharm El Sheikh with free day at leisure around the Hotel, sandy beaches, and fantastic optional excursions to enjoy a Bedouin tea and camel ride in Sinai desert with peaceful overnight stay at your hotel in Sharm el sheikh.
Meals: Breakfast

Day 10: Sharm El Sheikh Optional Excursions

Relaxing breakfast at your Hotel in Sharm El Sheikh then our Representative will collect you to take a wonderful excursion to Ras Mohamed National Park for a snorkeling trip by cruise. A fantastic day out to the red sea underwater Marine life with lunch and drinks included on board. Overnight stay at your Hotel Sharm El Sheikh.
Meals: Breakfast

Day 11: Sharm El Sheikh Optional Excursions

Leisurely breakfast at your Hotel in Sharm El Sheikh resort with free time at leisure on the beach or choose from our optional excursions available to visit the St. Catherine Monastery and Moses Mountain in Sinai with fantastic city tour of Dahab on your way back to Sharm El Sheikh. Free time at leisure in Sharm El Sheikh with overnight at your hotel in Sharm El Sheikh.
Meals: Breakfast

Day 12: Transfer to Jordan (Via Taba Borders)

Box-breakfast from your Hotel in Sharm El Sheikh. At 02:30 AM you will be met and assisted by our Representative, who will transfer you by private air-conditioned minibus to the Border at Taba to take a taxi ride to cross the Israeli Border and to pay the departure taxes locally. Upon arrival Aqaba in Jordan you will be met by another Representative who will assist you through immigration and then you will depart Aqaba for Petra. The route will allow you to explore Wadi Rum. Here you will enjoy an exciting Jeep ride in a 4x4 vehicle visiting the Wadi Um Eshreen, the Moving Sand, Al Khazali, Abu Aineh and Rum Mountain following the trail of the famous Lawrence of Arabia along with the Red Mountains. Afterwards we proceed north to the spectacular lost city of Petra . Rest and relax overnight in Petra.
Please Note* There is a fee to cross from Egypt through the Israeli Border into Jordan (approximately $32 - 20 British Pounds) and a taxi fee from the Israeli Border to Jordan (approximately $25 - 16 British Pounds) Once through the crossing, you will be met and assisted at Jordan by a Representative for a transfer to Petra.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 13: Petra Tours, Jordan

Today is the big one. A day tour to the most recognised and popular Red Rose Rock City Petra, Jordan’s biggest attraction. Established around the 6th century B.C. by the Nabataean Arabs, they were a Nomadic tribe who settled in the area, founding a commercial empire. An option of a on horse ride or on foot to the Siq, Canyon, and then by foot until you reach the most inspiring monument known as the Treasury. Other sites within are the Street of Facades, the Royal Tombs and Pharaoh's Castle. In the afternoon drive to Amman Hotel for an overnight stay.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 14: Madaba - The Dead Sea, Jordan

Madaba is the next tour on your incredible discovery where you will visit an ancient Greek Orthodox Church known as Saint George and view the most amazing Byzantine floor mosaic dating back to the 4th century and is a map of all major biblical sites from Lebanon to Egypt (unearthed in 1864).Two more stops on your final tour will take you next to Mount Nebo, the spot where the biblical Prophet Moses was said to have gazed across to the Promised land, and also it was suggested his burial site. Finally, an old Monastery overlooking the Jordan Valley, part of the Holy Land then a drive to what’s known as the lowest point on earth, Dead Sea. Here you will enjoy the health and therapeutic benefits of its mineral mud and float on its salty waters which is 10 times saltier than ocean water. Transfer to Amman Hotel and overnight.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 15: Amman - Fly Back Home

After breakfast, you will be transferred to Queen Alia International Airport in Amman for final departure.
Meals: Breakfast
Golden Accommodation:
  • Le Meridien Pyramids Hotel & Spa
  • Movenpick Aswan Resort
  • MS Nile Goddess Nile Cruise
  • Maritim Jolie Ville Resort
  • Geneva Hotel Amman
  • Petra Panorama Hotel
Per Person in Triple Room $ 2050 $ 2250
Per Person in Double Room $ 2150 $ 2350
One Person Traveling Alone $ 3300 $ 3600
Diamond Accommodation:
  • Fairmont Nile City Hotel
  • Moevenpick Aswan Resort
  • Sonesta St George Nile Cruise
  • Hilton Sharm Waterfalls Resort
  • Marriott Petra Hotel
  • Marriott Amman Hotel
Per Person in Triple Room $ 2500 $ 2650
Per Person in Double Room $ 2600 $ 2750
One Person Traveling Alone $ 4280 $ 4500
  • Prices - Per Person in Sterling Per Tour and can be paid in US$ or Euros by credit card via a secure payment system with no extra surcharge. Current prices valid through April 30.2017 excluding Christmas Holidays.

  • Payment - Early Reservations advised to avoid disappointment in securing your spaces..Booking secured upon receipt of a 25% deposit. During the Christmas holidays, packages require a deposit of 50%. forming part of your final payment. Packages and vacations which include International flights will require the full flight cost and deposit (25% or 50%) due to the regulations of the Airlines who require full payment

  • Transportation - Transport for all tours included: domestic flights, trains, and air conditioned vehicles by road.Wi-Fi, Bottled water and ice box all included whilst travelling by road. All are new vehicles of the latest design and technology.

  • Tour Guides - Are available to assist you with transfers to and from Airports, Hotels assisting at Airports with Visa, tickets, luggage. All tours of the sites in Egypt include constant guidance of a highly qualified Egyptologist Tour Guide.

  • Travelling with Children - Children delight in touring the Pyramids, Temples and Tombs in Egypt as often it is part of their school study programme. Memphis Tours offers packages to suit all ages with excellent combined multi location destinations such as Cairo, Luxor, Aswan, Nile Cruise and the Red Sea Resorts.

  • Wheelchair Travellers - Specially adapted Nile Cruise boat MS Amarco 1 has all amenities for wheelchairs and special assistance customers on the boat and disembarking for tours. Assistance from the Boat Crew and Tour Guides are always ready and available.For Wheelchair adapted tours and packages in Egypt (Please click here).

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