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17 Day Jordan and Egypt Tour with Flights

Cairo - Luxor - Kom-Ombo - Aswan - Hurghada - Amman - Wadi Rum - Petra

International flights from Australia included 

Enjoy 3 nights aboard a 5-star Nile Cruise 

Spend a night in a Bedouin Camp in Wadi Rum!

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2020 departure dates available

From $5,199 Typically $5,999 Include flight pp twin share

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Description


Hop on this incredible 17-day tour of Jordan & Egypt and visit the High Dam of Aswan and the Karnak temple complex, as well as a foray to the famous Valley of the Kings. Enjoy 3 nights aboard a 5-star Nile Cruise before relaxing at an all-inclusive Red Sea resort. You'll also have the opportunity to head into the desert on a guided 4x4 trip and overnight under the stars at Wadi Rum in a Bedouin Camp. Don't miss out on this once-in-a-lifetime experience of uncovering the mysteries of the Red Rose City of Petra, as you step into the healing waters of the Dead Sea, follow in the footsteps of passionate local guides in Cairo and Amman, and so much more!

Itinerary


Day 1 Day 2 Day 3 Day 4 Day 5 Day 6 Day 7 Day 8 Day 9 Day 10 Day 11 Day 12 Day 13 Day 14 Day 15 Day 16 Day 17

Day 1

Australia Cairo

Your amazing journey begins with your flight to Egypt!

Meals included: inflight only

Day 2

Cairo

Welcome to Cairo! Make your way to your hotel where you will find your local Egyptologist tour guide who will accompany you throughout your trip. Take part in the tour briefing to learn what awaits you. Head to your room for a good night's sleep before your adventure commences in the morning!

Accommodation: Oasis Hotel or similar, Cairo

Meals included: inflight only

Day 3

Giza Pyramids, Sphinx and Sakkara

Fuel up for your first day of iconic Egyptian experiences! Follow your guide to the mesmerising Giza pyramid complex and revel in some of the country's most famous attractions. See the Great Pyramids and Sphinx with your own ease. Discover the majesty of the Zoser step pyramid and Pharaonic tombs. Spend the evening relaxing in your Cairo hotel.

Accommodation: Oasis Hotel or similar, Cairo

Meals included: breakfast

Day 4

Cairo Aswan Nile Cruise

Your included flight arrives in Aswan and then you make your way to the water to board the Nile cruise ship. Freshen up and get ready to be astounded by the sight of the High Dam of Aswan. Learn more about the history of the construction of the dam, and the creation of Lake Nasser, which necessitated the relocation of thousands of citizens and very important monuments. This includes Abu Simbel, which is on the itinerary tomorrow. Continue onwards to Agilkia Island to explore the Temple of Isis at Philae.

Accommodation: 5-star Nile Cruise

Meals included: breakfast, lunch and dinner

Day 5

Nile Cruise - Kom Ombo

Enjoy the amazing views as we continue to navigate the Nile on our 5-star cruise ship. Opt-in on an excursion to the Abu Simbel complex - to massive temples at the southernmost tip of ancient Egypt’s borders. These Nubian Monuments have been around since the 1200s when it was carved from the mountainside! Stopover at the Temple of Kom-Ombo this afternoon to learn more about the crocodile god Sobek, and the falcon god Haroeris. Overnight on the cruise ship as we make our way to Luxor.

Accommodation: 5-star Nile Cruise

Meals included: breakfast, lunch and dinner

Day 6

Nile Cruise - Luxor and Karnak Temple

Disembark along the East Bank of Luxor and take a tour of this exciting destination. Experience the majesty of the Karnak temple complex in person - these grand monuments are remnants of ancient Thebes. Discover the historic Luxor temple, where you'll wander down the mesmerising Avenue of Sphinxes. Overnight at your hotel in Luxor and get ready for another full day of Egyptian adventuring.

Accommodation: 5-star Nile Cruise

Meals included: breakfast, lunch and dinner

Day 7

Valley of the Kings, Hatshepsut and Hurghada

Lovers of history, assemble! Enjoy breakfast and head for the world-famous Valley of the Kings to explore the tombs of King Tutankhamen and other New Kingdom pharaohs. Discover the Temple of Hatshepsut and visit the striking Colossi of Memnon. Board our air-conditioned bus to Hurghada on the Red Sea and overnight at your hotel after enjoying an included dinner.

Accommodation: Samara Bay Resort or similar, Hurghada

Meals included: breakfast and dinner

Day 8

Hurghada

Make the most of your free day Hurghada. Enjoy one of the many activities on offer at the resort. Explore the beach, keep cool in the pool, or simply relax. Alternatively, you can also go snorkelling or scuba diving along the amazing coral reefs. Breakfast, dinner and lunch are included today.

Accommodation: Samara Bay Resort or similar, Hurghada

Meals included: breakfast, lunch and dinner

Day 9

The Red Sea - Hurghada

Enjoy another free day full of fun and relaxation in Hurghada today! Make the most of the range of activities on offer at the resort. Dive deep and experience ocean life on a scuba diving or snorkelling trip. Alternatively, take it easy - soak up the sun next to the pool or on the beach. Indulge in delicious food and drinks as breakfast, lunch and dinner are all included again today. Spend your last evening on the Red Sea coastline getting some rest and relaxation.

Accommodation: Samara Bay Resort or similar, Hurghada

Meals included: breakfast, lunch and dinner

Day 10

Hurghada  Cairo

It’s time to travel to Cairo, Egypt’s sprawling capital city. Take a trip through history when you join an outing to the Egyptian Museum. Get to know more about Egypt’s fascinating history, which stretches back thousands of years and catch a glimpse of the treasures found in King Tutankhamun’s tomb! Afterwards, we pay a visit to the Cairo Bazaar, Khan El Khalili. Located in Cairo’s historic centre, this colourful bazaar is filled with an eclectic mix of things to eat, see and buy!

Accommodation: Oasis Hotel or similar, Cairo

Meals included: breakfast 

Day 11

Cairo

Spend a free day exploring the bustling city of Cairo at your leisure! Today, you can also choose to join a trip to Alexandria on the Mediterranean Coast. Named after its founder, Alexander the Great, Alexandria is a historic seaside city. Visit the fortress, catacombs, and souks and experience relics from bygone days. See the beautiful beaches and take in the views along the seafront. Make a stop at one of the inviting cafes and restaurants found along the seafront corniche. Return to Cairo where we will be spending the night.

Accommodation: Oasis Hotel or similar, Cairo

Meals included: breakfast

Day 12

Cairo, Amman and Wadi Rum

Get ready for a desert adventure as we make our way to Wadi Rum! Start the day with breakfast before we make our way to Cairo Airport to catch a flight to Amman in Jordan. Once we land in Amman, we will head to Wadi Rum and see the amazing desert landscapes. After checking in at our desert camp where we will be spending the night, we will explore the area on a two-hour 4x4 Jeep safari! After a day filled with desert-adventure, enjoy an authentic Jordanian dinner by the campfire. Finish your day off with some spectacular stargazing.

Accommodation: Bait Ali Camp or similar, Wadi Rum

Meals included: breakfast and dinner

Day 13

Wadi Rum and Petra

Hop aboard - we're off on a full-day trip to the gorgeous Rose City of Petra. Explore this ancient UNESCO site on horseback and by foot. Behold the world-renowned Treasury, which was carved from the limestone rockface. Learn more about this fascinating city and see all the major attractions, including the majestic Amphitheater.

Accommodation: La Maison Hotel or similar, Petra

Meals included: breakfast

Day 14

The Dead Sea, Kerak and Amman

Board the coach to head for the Dead Sea as we leave Petra behind. Experience first hand what it feels like to float in the dense, salty water that is purported to have healing properties. Pay a visit to the impressive Kerak Castle, a relic from the 1100s. Make your way to Amman and book in at the hotel this evening.

Accommodation: Meneur Hotel or similar, Amman

Meals included: breakfast

Day 15

Amman

Join in on a tour of the city of Amman after breakfast. Follow your guide to some of the best-loved sights in the city, including the Roman Temple of Hercules, the 8th-century Umayyad Palace complex, and more. Overnight at the Amman hotel and get ready to head home in the morning.

Accommodation: Meneur Hotel or similar, Amman

Meals included: breakfast

Day 16

Amman Australia

As your Egypt and Jordan adventure comes to an end, make your own way to the airport for your flight home.

Meals included: breakfast and inflight

Day 17

Australia

Arrive home today!

Meals included: inflight only

 

Inclusions & Exclusions


Inclusions

  • Return economy class airfare from Melbourne, Sydney or Brisbane*
  • International flights with Etihad, Qantas or Oman Air (subject to availability)
  • One way economy class airfare from Cairo to El Sheikh 
  • Airport transfers
  • 10 nights hotel accommodation on twin share basis
  • 1 night in a Bedouin camp in Wadi Rum 
  • 3 nights on a 5-star Nile Cruise with a sundeck, swimming pool and bar. Stay in a twin-share cabin with private ensuite facilities
  • 1 night on an overnight bus to Hurghada 
  • Meals as indicated in the itinerary: 13 breakfasts, 4 lunches and 6 dinners
  • Modern air-conditioned private minibus or coach transport

 

Accommodation

Cairo - Oasis Hotel or similar 

Hurghada - Samara Bay Resort or similar

Wadi Rum - Bait Ali Camp or similar 

Petra - La Maison Hotel or similar 

Amman - Meneur Hotel or similar 

Nile Cruise - 5-star Cruise Ship

 

Keen to depart from any other city?

Call us on 1300 350 263 to speak with our Travel Specialists or email us at info@traveldream.com.au for a quote.

 

Start Point

Cairo Airport

Cairo, Egypt

any time on Day 1

Oasis Hotel

Alexandria Desert Road, 12556, Egypt

from 14:00 hrs on Day 1

 

End Point

Amman Hotel

To Be Confirmed

from 10:00 hrs

 

 

Exclusions

  • Visa fees
  • Travel insurance (strongly recommended)
  • Meals & drinks not mentioned
  • Any additional requests
  • Tips compulsory at 550 EGP (in Egypt) and $40 USD (in Jordan) per person. Collected at the beginning of the tour
  • Monument entrance fees as listed below

 

The following entrance fees are compulsory & to be paid on-tour (Approx AUD $150 per person) 

200 EGP Giza Pyramids & the Sphinx
180 EGP Sakara Pyramid
230 EGP Egyptian Museum
180 EGP Philae Temple
140 EGP Kom Ombo
200 EGP Karnak Temple
160 EGP Luxor Temple
245 EGP Valley of the Kings
140 EGP Hatchepsut Temple
Free: Colossi of Memnon

We recommend purchasing a Jordanian pass to grant access to all sights - https://www.jordanpass.jo/

3 USD, Byzantine Mosaics
71 USD, Petra
10 USD, Dead Sea
10 USD, Wadi Rum jeep safari
3 USD, Mount Nebo

 

Child Policy

No child discounts apply. A full-priced voucher must be purchased for all children travelling. The minimum age limit for children is 10 years old. Children must be accompanied by a responsible adult 18 years old and over to travel. No unaccompanied minors are allowed.

 

Single Supplement

Looking to avoid the single supplement? We can match you with another solo traveller of the same gender. If we're unable to match you with another traveller, you will be booked in for a single room. Please send in an inquiry at info@traveldream.com.au or call us on 1300 350 263. If you're interested in booking a single room for the tour, the additional supplement is $1000. 

Departure Dates


SEP 2020
12 th
Saturday 12 Sep 2020  ‐  Monday 28 Sep 2020
OCT 2020
10 th
Saturday 10 Oct 2020  ‐  Monday 26 Oct 2020
NOV 2020
07 th
Saturday 07 Nov 2020  ‐  Monday 23 Nov 2020
DEC 2020
05 th
Saturday 05 Dec 2020  ‐  Monday 21 Dec 2020
Surcharge
+ $500 p.p
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