The itinerary begins in Cairo, where visitors will explore the Great Pyramids and the Egyptian Museum. This is followed by a flight to Luxor, where they will visit the west bank of Luxor, including the Valley of Kings and Hatshepsut Temple. The next day, visitors will embark on a Nile cruise, which will take them to Edfu, Kom Ombo, and Aswan. In Aswan, they will visit the Temple of Philae, the High Dam, and the Nasser Lake. The itinerary also includes a visit to Amman, Jordan, where they will explore the city’s old city, visit Jerash, and Mt. Nebo.
Overall, the itinerary provides a good balance of historical and cultural experiences, as well as opportunities to explore the natural beauty of Egypt and Jordan. The inclusion of a Nile cruise and visits to major historical sites such as the Pyramids and the Temples of Luxor are particularly noteworthy. The itinerary seems to be well-structured and paced, providing visitors with a comprehensive and immersive experience of the region.
3 Hours Before Flight Time
On Arrival at Cairo International Airport (CAI) Welcome to Egypt, the gift of the Nile as described by Herodotus 425 BC. Upon arrival at Cairo international airport, you will be met and assisted by our representative who will help you during passport control, luggage area and customs formalities. Then you will be transferred to your hotel in Cairo by a private A/C vehicle for check in and Rest till afternoon. Then in late afternoon your guide will be waiting you to pick up you to visit the citadel and Mohamed Ali mosque, and then visit Old Cairo; then transfer to your hotel in Cairo, overnight in Cairo.
After breakfast at your hotel, visit The Great Pyramids & Sphinx. Then visit the Papyrus Institute. Then proceed to The Egyptian Museum where you will see the Treasures of Tut Ankh Amen, after the day trip in Cairo, back to hotel, overnight in Cairo hotel.
Breakfast at the hotel following with check out. Transfer to Cairo airport to fly to Luxor. Arrive Luxor airport. Meet the licensed Egyptologist to visit the west bank of Luxor (Karnak Temples, Hatshepsut obelisk, Ramses III temple). Transfer for embarkation before Lunch. Lunch on board with relaxation on board. Back to Nile Cruise for Dinner on board, disco entertainment & overnight on board (Luxor).
Breakfast on board. Depart to Luxor west bank visit (valley of Kings with three royal tombs, Hatshepsut temple – el deir el bahri and Memnon statues).Back to Nile cruise for lunch on board. Sail towards Aswan with afternoon tea, once arrive Esna, cross the lock to be in higher level of water. Dinner on board, entertainment & overnight on board (Edfu).
Breakfast on board. Ride horse carriage to visit Edfu temple (god Horus- falcon headed god), Back to the cruise and sail to Kom Ombo. Lunch on board with a beautiful scene for Nile valley while sailing. Arrive kom Ombo to visit the temple of Kom Ombo and crocodiles mummy room, back to the cruise and sail to Aswan with afternoon tea. Dinner on board, entertainment & overnight on board (Aswan).
Breakfast on board and disembarkation from the cruise. Proceed with the visits of the Aswan sightseeing including (the temple of Philae, Isis island and tour to High Dam passing by the Old Dam of Aswan & Nasser Lake). Back to the cruise, lunch on board. Dinner on board, entertainment & overnight on board (Aswan).
Breakfast on board. following disembarkation from the cruise. At the appropriate time transfer to Aswan airport to fly to Amman by stop at Cairo. Upon arrival to Queen Alia Airport our representative will meet and assist you through the immigration and customs procedures. Transfer to the hotel in Amman for overnight.
Breakfast. Drive in the north of Jordan to Jerash, the best example of a Roman provincial city in the whole Middle East. We visit the spectacular Forum, Roman colonnaded street, the Nymphaeum and Artemis Temple. Back in Amman visit in Downtown the Amphitheater with the small Jordan Folklore Museum and the Citadel. Overnight Amman hotel.
Check out from hotel. Drive to Mt. Nebo, the place where Prophet Moses gazed at the Promised Land before he died. You visit the old monastery and overlook the Jordan Valley, Dead Sea, Jericho and Jerusalem. After we proceed to Madaba, where to find the famous mosaic 6th century map of Palestine in St. George’s church. Driving along the famous ancient caravan route the King’s Way, we have a short stop in Wadi Al-Mujib, a great wide valley with magnificent geological formation. In Kerak visit the famous Crusader castle built in 1132/34 by King Baldwin I. of Jerusalem. Continue to Petra for overnight.
After breakfast visit the red rose city Petra, the biggest attraction of Jordan. Petra was first established around the 6th century B.C. by the Nabataean Arabs, a nomadic tribe who settled in the area and founded a commercial empire. Pass the canyon, the so called Siq, to the most beautiful monument: the Treasury. Among other monuments you will see are the Street of Facades, the Royal Tombs and Pharaoh’s Castle. Overnight Petra hotel.
Breakfast at the hotel in Petra following by Check out from the hotel. According to flight schedule transfer to QAI Amman Airport for departure (end of service).