Quick Tour od Egypt and Jordan
a la Indiana Jones
8-day tour of Egypt and Jordan , Including Petra
Jones himself couldn't squeeze more adventure into an 8 -day journey:
Cairo and the Pyramids, a cruise on the Nile, the fabled temples
and tombs of Luxor and Thebes, diving in the Red Sea, the mountains
of Sinai, and a trek to the mysterious ruins of Petra in Jordan.
Departures are weekly on Sundays . Compare
with the Ultra Deluxe Version
1- Start in CAIRO - Every Monday - Weekly year round
click here if your prefer to start in Amman Jordan)
Our Egypt-based staff greets you in bustling Cairo airport and escorts
you to your hotel .
Private transfer. Private Car / Driver / Tour Escort
arrival, our local rep. will escort you to your comfortable hotel. Our
local representative greets you at the airport and whisks you to your
hotel. Visa maybe issued upon arrival at Cairo Airport for a limited
number of citizens such as : American, EU , Canadian , EU Singaporean
and Japanese citizens. For Americans , please pay the $ 15 USD fee in
cash upon arrival . You are responsible for having your passport in
order valid at least for 6 month beyond the date of your arrival in
Cairo. Our local rep. meets with a sign that carries your name you after
you clear the passport and customs formalities .
After exiting the terminal, our local representative will escort you
(private vehicle) to the hotel .
At your hotel, complimentary coffee or tea ( please advise your preference),
one bottle of water for each guest, and a platter of Egyptian sweets
will await you at your room.
2 - CAIRO - Tuesday (BL)
Your exploration of the ancient world begins today! First stop is the
Egyptian Museum, with its treasures of the ancient pharaohs: mummies,
statuary, precious stones and metals. We'll also stop at the Citadel
of Saladin and the Alabaster Mosque. Then it's on to Giza and the mysteries
of the Pyramids and Sphinx.
3 - ASWAN - Nile Cruise - Wednesday (BLD)
After breakfast at the hotel, we fly to Aswan (
or Luxor ) , where we settle you into your cabin on your Nile steamer.
( air fare is always included in our rate). Complimentary
welcome fruit basket waits you in your cabin .
We'll visit the world famous Nubian Museum, the enormous dams
at Aswan, then board a launch on Lake Nasser to visit the Temples of
Philae, rescued from rising waters.
4 - KOM OMBO - Nile Cruise - Thursday (BLD)
We cruise northward down the Nile today, at a stately pace,
disembarking for a visit to Kom Ombo, the twin temple dedicated to the
crocodile river god, Sobek. We'll also see Haroeris, the solar disk.
5 - EDFU and LUXOR- Nile Cruise- Friday (BLD)
Horse-drawn carriages or vans meet us at riverside to take us through
Edfu to the Temple of Horus, best-preserved in all of Egypt. Then we'll
continue beside the Nile to take in an array of ancient splendors: the
Valley of the Kings; the imposing tomb-temple of Queen Hatshepsut ;
and, back in Luxor, the Great Temple of Amon at Karnak.
DAY 6 - AMMAN - PETRA -Saturday (BLD)
Now that you've seen the best of the Egypt of the Pharaohs, our guides
escort you to the airport. Fly to Cairo and connect onward to Amman
, air fare is included in economy class with tax .
Upon arrival in Amman , we'll
drive south under a towering ridge of mountains, and arrive at your
hotel in Petra for the night. Complimentary Jordanian visa fee
(valid only for American , Australian , Canadian, EU & Japanese citizens.
Passports must be valid for at least 6 month upon arrival). Lunch is
included enroute , dinner is included at your hotel.
7 - PETRA (BLD)
We'll spend the entire day at Petra, the stunning desert city hewn by
the Nabateans from solid cliffs of pink and violet sandstone. Petra
was known in the bible as Sela, and rediscovered only in 1812. You'll
feel like Indiana Jones in Raiders of the Lost Ark as you penetrate
into the city through a narrow sandstone gorge, the Siq, and wander
among the Temple of the Winged Lion, tombs, Roman theater, and the imposing
Treasury. Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner are all included today.
8 - DEPARTURE FOR HOME Thursday (B)
Our staff escorts you to the airport of Amman for your flight home.
Or, you may choose
to add one of our extensions,to Egypt, Sharm El Sheikh, Syria, Greece
or Turkey or even stop in Paris or London on the way back
per person in USD
( Two Weeks) , Christmas, New Year's Dec 20 - Jan 5 : 15 % supplement
transfers in Egypt & Jordan.
Domestic air fare within Egypt and Cairo Amman , all in economy class
, tax included
welcome fruit basket on board the Nile Cruise.
water ( one per person) delivered daily to your cabin
water / tea / coffee with every meal on board the Nile Cruise.
Air-conditioned hotel accommodations with tax and service charges
Cruise with all meals & shore excursiones, cabins are always outside
with large panoramic windows.
with professional guide and entrance fees as indicated
as indicated, with pre-set menu (B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner)
Planet guidebook to Jordan and Egypt
visa fee (valid only for American & Japanese citizens. Passports must
be valid for at least 6 month upon arrival).