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Egypt & Jordan Adventure

17 days with G Adventures   Rating: Budget

Itinerary
Click for Dates and Prices Day 1 Cairo
Arrive at any time.

Day 2 Cairo/Aswan 
Tour the Great Pyramids of Giza and the Sphinx before visiting the Egyptian Museum. Later, board an overnight train to Aswan. (1B, 1D)

Day 3 Aswan 
Explore Aswan before visiting a Nubian village and enjoying a home-cooked dinner with a local family. (1B, 1D)

Day 4 Aswan 
Spend the day exploring Aswan. Opt to visit the magnificent temples of Abu Simbel. (1B)

Day 5 Aswan/Kom Ombo 
Sail the Nile on a felucca (traditional boat) with a support boat. Sleep onboard under the stars. (1B, 1L, 1D)

Day 6 Kom Ombo/Luxor 
Enjoy a guided visit to Kom Ombo Temple before driving to Luxor. En route, visit the temple of Karnak. (1B)

Day 7 Luxor/Cairo 
Travel by donkey and visit the Colossi of Memnon, Valley of the Kings, and the Temple of Hatshepsut. Enjoy lunch with a local family on the West Bank of the Nile. Overnight train to Cairo. (1B, 1L, 1D)

Day 8 Cairo 
Enjoy a guided tour of Cairo, then visit Khan el-Khalili Bazaar. (1B)

Day 9 Cairo/Nuweiba 
Travel to Nuweiba. Opt to snorkel in the Red Sea or relax on the beach. (1B)

Day 10 Nuweiba 
Enjoy a free day to explore Nuweiba or take an excursion to Mt Sinai. (1B)

Day 11 Nuweiba/Aqaba 
Hop on a ferry from Nuweiba to Aqaba, Jordan. (1B)

Day 12 Aqaba/Wadi Rum 
Head out for a 4x4 excursion during the day before a traditional dinner and overnight stay at a Bedouin desert camp in Wadi Rum. (1B, 1D)

Day 13 Wadi Rum/Wadi Musá 
Visit Siq al-Barid (Little Petra) en route to Wadi Musa. (1B)

Day 14 Wadi Musá 
Start out early for a guided visit to Petra. It's easy to spend hours wandering through this massive 'Rose City'. (1B)

Day 15 Petra/Madaba 
Visit Shobak and Karak castles, Mt Nebo, and take a guided tour of the Madaba mosaics. (1B)

Day 16 Madaba/Amman 
Opt to swim in the Dead Sea then explore some of the capital city's highlights. (1B)

Day 17 Amman 
Depart at any time. (1B)
Map
All This Included
A wide-ranging adventure showcasing the region’s natural wonders and fascinating cultures, offering the perfect combination of guided excursions and free time to explore at your own pace. Our expert local leaders will share with you the archaeological and historical secrets of the ancient sites of Petra, Luxor, and the Great Pyramids of Giza. Whether it’s haggling in Cairo’s bustling bazaars or snapping a desert sunset, Egypt and Jordan will be etched into your memory like a hieroglyph.
  • Pyramids of Giza and Sphinx entrance and Egyptian Museum guided tour
  • Nubian village visit and traditional dinner
  • Felucca overnight sailing excursion with support boat
  • Karnak and Kom Ombo temples entrance and guided tour
  • Temple of Hatshepsut and Valley of the Kings guided visit and donkey ride
  • Colossi of Memnon visit
  • Traditional meal with local family (Luxor)
  • Islamic Cairo guided tour including Khan el-Khalili bazaar and Egyptian Museum
  • Beach time at the Red Sea
  • Wadi Rum jeep excursion
  • Bedouin camp overnight in Deiseh Desert with local meals
  • Petra day pass and local guide
  • Shobak and Karak castles visit
  • Madaba mosaics guided tour
  • Dead Sea visit
  • Internal flight
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities.
  • Hotels (12 nts), sleeper trains (2 nts), felucca (1 nt), desert camping (1 nt).
  • 16 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 5 dinners.
  • Transportation: Private air-con van, train, plane, felucca, donkey, ferry, 4x4 pickup truck
  • Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout.
Highlights
  • Discover ancient civilizations and architectural wonders
  • Relax at the Red Sea
  • Enjoy an overnight felucca journey with support boat
  • Bargain in bazaars
  • Camp in a Bedouin tent in the Deiseh desert
  • Marvel at the rock-cut architecture of Petra
Accommodations
Hotels (12 nts)
Sleeper trains (2 nts)
Felucca (1 nt)
Desert camping (1 nt)
Notes
  • Small group experience; Max 15, avg 10
  • Some tours may include light hiking, biking, rafting, or kayaking in addition to walking.
  • Please ask your Vacations To Go travel counselor for more information.
Terms and Conditions
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