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Egypt and Jordan Adventure

  • Duration
    18 days
  • Tour Type
    Group Tour
  • Tour Style
    Classic
  • Price From
    £5,390pp
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The legendary romance of Egypt meets the adventurous spirit of Jordan on this 18-day two-country tour. See Egypt from top to toe, taking in ancient pyramids, hidden catacombs, Coptic monasteries and the glorious Nile, then head east to Jordan on the trail of Lawrence of Arabia. Explore Petra by day and by candlelight, learn the secrets of Levantine cooking, and experience Bedouin hospitality at a 5-star luxury camp in Wadi Rum.

  • Fully Inclusive
    Touring with Guides and entrance fees
  • Included Meals
    Breakfasts: 17 , Lunches: 16 , Dinners: 17
  • Flights
    International flights and current taxes
  • Accommodation
    17 nights in 4/4+/5 star accommodation
  • Group Tour
    Max Group Size: 18
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    X A reasonable level of fitness is required but it's more about spending time on your feet rather than covering large distances. You'll be getting on and off coaches and boats, walking around the sights and climbing some steps. Download the detailed tour dossier for details of your chosen tour. Learn More
    Walking, some steps and time on your feet
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Tour Highlights

Our Egypt and Jordan Adventure tour will see you exploring the most iconic sites, delving into deep-rooted culture and dining on delicious cuisine.

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You can holiday to Egypt without having to quarantine either on your arrival in the country or on your return to the UK. There are also no travel advisories in place against travel from the FCDO meaning you can book with complete peace of mind.

Tour Experience

Tour Itinerary

  • Day 1
    Fly to Cairo
    Day 1: Fly to Cairo

    Fly to Cairo and transfer to your hotel in the city centre.

    • Dinner
  • Day 2
    Pyramids of Giza
    Day 2: Pyramids of Giza

    Visit Egypt's most iconic sites: the Pyramids of Giza and the unblinking Sphinx, along with the atmospheric Egyptian Museum with its collections of statues, mummies and pharaonic treasures. Later, explore the Khan el Khalili Bazaar, a souk famed for its precious and semiprecious jewellery.

    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
  • Day 3
    Cairo Tower
    Day 3: Cairo Tower

    Spend the morning exploring Cairo's oldest district, the Coptic Quarter, with its impressive churches and the Christian artefact collection at the Coptic Museum. Later, continue to Sakkara, an ancient necropolis famed for its painted catacombs and the Step Pyramid of Djoser. Tonight's dinner will be at the revolving restaurant atop Cairo Tower – the best viewpoint in the city.

    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
  • Day 4
    Explore Alexandria
    Day 4: Explore Alexandria

    Take the desert road to Alexandria, on the coast. This afternoon, you'll discover Alexandria's many highlights, from the Roman theatre to the atmospheric Catacombs of Kom el Shoqafa, dating back to the 2nd century. Pause for a photo at the renovated 15th-century Qaitbay Citadel, once one of the most important defensive strongholds of Africa's Mediterranean coastline.

    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
  • Day 5
    El Alamein and Monastery of St Macarius
    Day 5: El Alamein and Monastery of St Macarius

    This morning, we visit El Alamein, the site of two key battles in WWII. The Allied victory in the second battle was instrumental in ending the Axis threat to Egypt. Explore the military museum and war cemeteries before travelling southeast back to Cairo. Stop en route to visit the still-active Monastery of St Macarius, inhabited by Coptic Orthodox monks since the 4th century AD.

    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
  • Day 6
    Luxor and Karnak
    Day 6: Luxor and Karnak

    Take a short one-hour flight from Cairo to Luxor, where we transfer to the port and board your 5* Nile cruise ship for our four-night cruise. Refresh yourself before this afternoon's excursions around Luxor's East Bank. Begin at the Temple Complex of Karnak, famed for the majestic Hypostyle Hall with its 134 gigantic stone columns, along with the Avenue of the Sphinxes and the Sacred Lake.

    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
  • Day 7
    Explore the West Bank
    Day 7: Explore the West Bank

    Explore the West Bank of Luxor, one of Egypt's most stunning landscapes. Admire the mysterious Colossi of Memnon statues en route to the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, the gigantic funerary complex of Egypt's second-ever female Pharaoh. This afternoon, visit the Valley of the Kings, resting place of many pharaohs of the New Kingdom. Here, visit the tomb of Tutankhamun along with other richly-painted tombs of your choice. Tonight, we sail for Esna.

    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
  • Day 8
    Kom Ombo
    Day 8: Kom Ombo

    Enjoy a morning visit to the Temple of Horus at Edfu, one of Egypt's most beautiful and well-preserved temples, dating back to the 3rd century BC. Return to the ship for lunch as you cruise on to the town of Kom Ombo, where we visit the unusual double temple of Kom Ombo, dedicated to Horus and Sobek. Sail on to Aswan, where we dock for the next two nights.

    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
  • Day 9
    Discover Aswan
    Day 9: Discover Aswan

    Discover the many highlights of Aswan on this full-day tour. Visit the 111-metre tall Aswan High Dam, see the Unfinished Obelisk in place at Aswan's ancient quarry, and visit the Temple of Philae on Agilkia Island. After lunch, embark on a felucca (traditional Nile sailing boat) and cruise to Elephantine Island and Kitchener's Island, where we visit the botanical gardens.

    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
  • Day 10
    Abu Simbel

    Disembark the ship and journey southwest to the iconic twin temples of Abu Simbel, at Egypt's furthest edge. This atmospheric temple complex, perhaps the greatest in Egypt, is dedicated to Ramesses II, often considered the greatest pharaoh of the New Kingdom. Admire its many halls and imposing statues before returning to Aswan for your flight back to Cairo.

    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
  • Day 11
    Fly to Jordan
    Day 11: Fly to Jordan

    Depart Egypt and take a short flight to Amman, Jordan. Transfer to your hotel before this evening's Jordan briefing.

    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
  • Day 12
    Jerash Chariot Race
    Day 12: Jerash Chariot Race

    Begin your Jordan adventure with a visit to Al Salt and the Roman city of Jerash, known as the 'Pompeii of the East'. Here, you'll experience an ancient Roman pastime – watching a dramatic chariot race performance in Jerash's restored hippodrome. Continue to Ajloun, where we visit the 12th century castle overlooking the Jordan Valley.

    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
  • Day 13
    Nai workshop
    Day 13: Nai workshop

    Explore the old city of Amman, with its impressive Citadel and large Roman amphitheatre, before exploring the Desert Castles outside the city. After lunch, return to Amman and enjoy a unique experience – creating your own Nai – an Arabic reed flute.

    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
  • Day 14
    Mount Nebo
    Day 14: Mount Nebo

    A visit to Mt Nebo, the site of Moses’ Tomb, will leave you in awe of the ruined 4th and 5th century churches here, with their floors still richly decorated with mosaics. Continue to Madaba to visit the Orthodox Church of St George, famed for its mosaic map. Your evening ends in the town of Petra, where we’ll enjoy an authentic Levantine cooking class with a local chef.

    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
  • Day 15
    Petra by night & day
    Day 15: Petra by night & day

    Explore beautiful Petra, the Lost City of the Nabateans, carved directly from the pink sandstone cliffs. Surrounded by imposing mountains and approached through a deep, narrow gorge known as the Siq, Petra is a poignant remnant of the ancient world. Spend an afternoon at leisure. After sunset, we'll return to Petra and see the Treasury lit by the glow of over a thousand candles.

    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
  • Day 16
    Wadi Rum Desert Camp
    Day 16: Wadi Rum Desert Camp

    Start with a visit to Little Petra before transferring to Wadi Rum, the Valley of the Moon. This wondrous desert is filled with ancient valleys, towered over by sandstone mountains. A comfortable 4x4 will whisk you into the heart of the wadi, where you'll follow in the footsteps of Lawrence of Arabia and hear the desert's long history. This evening, stay in a unique desert camp with luxurious en-suite private tents.

    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
  • Day 17
    Dead Sea
    Day 17: Dead Sea

    Depart your luxury desert camp and head north for our final stop – the Dead Sea, the lowest point on earth and famed for its spa-like minerals. Your afternoon is at leisure to float in its super-buoyant waters before our farewell dinner.

    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
  • Day 18
    Depart Jordan
    Day 18: Depart Jordan

    Transfer to Amman Airport for your flight home.

    • Breakfast

Tour Dates & Prices

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