Egypt and Jordan Historical Tour

from $1875
Duration
Duration:
12 Days
Type
Type:
Private Tour
Run
Run:
Everyday
Overview

Treat Yourself and indulge on a 12 Day Tour of Egypt and Jordan and discover the amazing, sites, history, culture of the magnificent civilizations & Heritage of Egypt & Jordan on this Cairo to Petra Tour. Visit the Great Pyramids, Sphinx, Egyptian Museum in Cairo amongst others. Cruise Down the Nile and discover fascinating sites such as the Valley of the Kings, Luxor and Karnak temples & more. Then on to Jordan with the Ancient Nabatean culture, The Red Rock city of Petra. Book your Tour of Egypt and Jordan Today from our Egypt and Jordan packages variety.

Included
  • Meet and greet service by our Representatives Arrival and Departures at Airport(s) 
  • The assistance of our personal during your stay, tours, and excursions
  • All sightseeing tours on the cruise sharing cruise group.
  • All transfers by private a/c deluxe van class 
  • Flight ticket Cairo to Aswan and Luxor to Cairo 
  • Accommodation for 3 nights at  Cairo Including breakfast
  • Accommodation for 2 nights in Aswan Hotel Including breakfast
  • Accommodation for 3 nights onboard the Radamiss II Nile Cruise on a full board basis.
  • Accommodation for 3 nights at Amman Hotel including breakfast.
  • Lunch meals during tours in Giza  / Cairo / Petra / Amman 
  • Free 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 / Giza and Aswan to Luxor
  • English speaking on the spot Guide in Petra Jordan about 3 hours
  • English speaking assistant to Madaba, Mount Nebo, and the 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 / 2 min. international calls
Excluded
  • International airfare
  • Entry visa to Egypt and Jordan
  • Personal spending
  • Optional excursions
  • Tipping for boat staff and Guides
Itinerary
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Day 01: Arrival Cairo - Welcome

On this tour of Egypt and Jordan, you will arrive in Cairo the beating heart of Egypt. After a meet & greet at Cairo International Airport with your tour leader, you will be transferred to your hotel. you have the chance to relax, explore, or enjoy the Light and Sound Show at the pyramids. concluding the first day of your Cairo to Petra Tour.

Welcome Drink

Day 02: Pyramids Tour

Following breakfast at your hotel, your expert Egyptologist Tour Guide will take you on a tour to the amazing Pharaonic Cairo visiting the Step Pyramid and the Fine Tombs at Sakkara, the Statue of Ramses II and the Alabaster Sphinx at Memphis. From there we move on to the Giza Plateau to visit the Great Pyramids of Cheops, Chephren, Micerinus and the almighty Sphinx & the Valley Temple, Lunch will be served at a speciality restaurant near the Pyramids with free time for shopping. Finally retreating to your Cairo Hotel for an overnight stay.

Please note - there is an extra charge to enter any of the Pyramids. Please speak to your Guide if you require tickets.


Meals: Breakfast

Day 03: Cairo Tours - Fly to Aswan

Following breakfast at the hotel, you will be taken for a guided tour to the Egyptian Museum of Antiquities that was built in the neo-classical style by the French architect Marcel Dourgenon, the Museum housing over 120,000 objects from different Pharaonic eras especially those of the child king Tutankhamen. Then after your full day touring, you will be transferred to Cairo Airport to fly to Aswan, where you will be met and assisted by a representative and transferred to your Hotel in Aswan for free welcome drink upon arrival and check-in for overnight stay, with plenty of leisure time to walk around and explore the lovely city of Aswan & its old souqs ( market).


Meals: Breakfast & Lunch

Day 04: Aswan - Optional Abu Simbel Tour

Marking the 4th day of your Tour of Egypt and Jordan, breakfast will be served at your Hotel. After which you will be able to explore at your own leisure. A great way to kill the time is an optional excursion to Abu Simbel temples giving you the opportunity to appreciate the greatness of these temples. The most remarkable fe1ature of the temple 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 far end illuminating the sculptures on the back wall. Finally, you will be transferred back to your hotel for a peaceful overnight stay in Aswan.

* Please Note: Other optional tours are available in Aswan to the Nubian Museum and Nubian Villages, Kitchener’s Island and Old Souk of Aswan City.

Meals: Breakfast

Day 05: Aswan Nile Cruise Tours

After finishing up Breakfast at your Aswan Hotel, you will be transferred to embark your Nile River Cruise in Aswan, where we will enjoy the next 4 days onboard a deluxe Nile cruise between Aswan and Luxor. In the Afternoon, you will be accompanied by your Egyptologist Guide for an exciting tour to the famous Aswan High Dam, an engineering miracle built back in the 1960s. Afterwards, you will tour the ancient & famous Unfinished Obelisk. Then you will be taken by motorboat to the island of Angelika to visit the majestic Philae Temple. Finally, returning to your boat for dinner and an overnight stay with plenty of free time in Aswan to enjoy the Philea light & sound show.


Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 06:Nile Cruise Shore Excursions

Kicking of the Day with a Sail to Kom Ombo following an early breakfast you will be accompanied by your guide to visit Kom Ombo Temple, home to the ancient crocodile-headed and falcon-headed gods, Sobek & Horus. After visiting the temple enjoy the onboard Lunch and afternoon tea on your cruise as we sail to Edfu to explore the Temple of Horus, one of the best-preserved Ancient Egyptian temples on the Nile. Finally, enjoy dinner and overnight stay onboard your cruiser on your way to Luxor.


Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 07: Luxor Nile Cruise Excursions

After enjoying a Great onboard breakfast, you will be taken over to the West bank of the River Nile to visit the Valley of the Kings. Carved deep into the desert rock the valley is richly decorated and filled with treasures for the afterlife of the pharaohs. The tombs that can be visited are determined by the Egyptian Government as to preserve the tombs through rotating them throughout the year. We then carry on our tour with a visit to the Hatshepsut temple at El Deir El Bahary, this impressive temple is dedicated to Queen Hatshepsut. Last but not least we visit the two colossal statues of Amenhotep III (Colossi of Memnon) and with that concluding the 7th day of your Cairo to Petra tour.

Note: Optional tour of the Sound and Light Show at Karnak Temple.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 08: Luxor Nile Cruise Tours - Fly to Cairo

After an onboard breakfast, you will be taken with your Guide to Continue your visit to Luxor starting with the Karnak Temple, the largest place of worship ever built. Afterwards, you will be transferred to the majestic Luxor temple which was built by Amenhotep III and Ramses II for ritual and festivals and dedicated to the god Amun.following the temple visit you will have plenty of leisure time for exploring and shopping in Luxor. Finally, you will be transferred to Luxor airport to fly to Cairo with direct transfer to your Hotel in Cairo for an overnight stay..

Meals: Breakfast & Lunch

Day 09: Cairo - Flight to Amman, Jordan

Marking the 9ht day of your Tour of Egypt & Jordan and the first phase of your Jordan travels you will start with a tasty breakfast at your Cairo hotel. after which you will be met and assisted by a representative and transferred to Cairo International Airport to fly to Amman in Jordan. Upon arrival at the airport in Jordan, our Representative will meet and assist you through the customs procedures. Finally, you will be transferred to the hotel in Amman for leisure time and an overnight stay.


Meals: Breakfast & Welcome Drink

Day 10: Amman: Mount Nebu / The Dead Sea

After breakfast, you will be transferred to the town of Madaba, where you will discover the ancient wonder, a beautifully crafted 6th century Mosaic in the floor of the Old Greek Orthodox Church of Saint George, Following that, we head to Mount Nebo, the location where the Holy Prophet Moses was said to have gazed across at the Promised Land and is believed to be his final resting ground. An old Monastery overlooking the Jordan Valley, alongside other parts of the Holy Land are the next stop on your tour. Finally, a drive to the Dead Sea. Here you will get the chance to float on its famously unsinkable waters alongside its therapeutical mineral and mud properties. Then you will be transferred back to Amman for an Overnight at your hotel in Amman.


Meals: Breakfast & Lunch

Day 11: Amman to Petra, Jordan

For the 11th day of your Cairo to Petra tour, you will begin your day tour in Petra, the biggest most famous attraction in Jordan. Petra a city established around the 6th century B.C. the option of a horse ride or by foot to the Canyon are both available, (the so called Siq). We then proceed by foot to the inspiring monument known as the Treasury. Other Monuments are the Street of Facades, the Royal Tombs and Pharaoh’s Castle. After the tour, we will drive back to your Amman Hotel for an overnight stay.


Meals: Breakfast & Lunch

Day 12: Amman, Jordan - Fly Back Home

After breakfast, you will be transferred to Queen Alia International Airport in Amman marking the end of your Tour of Egypt & Jordan & final departure.


Meals: Breakfast

Prices
Prices & Accommodation

Prices
MAY-SEPT
$ 1875 Per Person in Triple Room
$ 1930 Per Person in Double Room
$ 2785 One Person Traveling Alone
OCT-APRIL
$ 2055 Per Person in Triple Room
$ 2110 Per Person in Double Room
$ 3055 One Person Traveling Alone
  • Charitable Giving

We make a donation to the Magdi Yacoub Heart Foundation for each booking reserved.

  • 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 are valid until the 30th of April 2020 excluding Easter and Christmas Holidays.

 

  • Children Policy:

Up to 2 years: FREE

Age from 2 and below 6 years: 25% of adult price

Age from 6 up to 11 years: 50% of adult price

Ages 12 and Up: adult price.

 

  • Notes: 

Children policy is applied to children who share rooms with their parents.If your tour package includes airfare then extra charges for your children may apply.

 

  • 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 for 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.

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