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Description

Travel around a world of history nestled between the Pharaohs and Hashemite lands. Feel the greatness of the ancient kingdoms and experience their existence. A 9 days historical journey that will take you through different historical eras!


Itinerary

Day 1 - MON CAIRO

Arrive at the Land of the Pharaohs. Upon completion of immigration and customs formalities at Cairo International Airport, you will be met at the exit by our representative and escorted to your hotel.

Day 2 - TUE CAIRO

Morning visit to the Egyptian Museum of Antiquities which includes the world's largest collection of Pharaonic artifacts and the treasures of Tutankhamen's tomb. Then drive to Old Cairo to visit Al Moallaka Church (Hanging Church) and Ben Ezra Synagogue. Visit the Great Pyramids of Giza and the enigmatic Sphinx, then proceed to Khan El Khalili, the world's largest 13th century covered oriental bazaar. (B, L)

Day 3 - WED CAIRO/ASWAN/KOM OMBO/EDFU

Morning flight to Aswan. Upon arrival you will be escorted to your cruise ship where you will spend the next 3 nights/4 days. Accommodations aboard will consist of an outside cabin with private facilities. You will visit the High Dam, the Granite Quarries with the Unfinished Obelisk and the Temple of Isis at Philae. View Kitchener's Island Botanical Garden and the Aga Khan Mausoleum by felucca. After lunch, sail to Kom Ombo where you will visit the Ptolemaic Temple of Sobek and Haroeries. Then sail to Edfu. (B, L, D)

Day 4 - THU EDFU/ESNA/LUXOR

Jewels of Egypt and JordanTravel by horse-drawn carriage to the Temple of Horus, the falcon god, considered the best-preserved temple in Ancient Egypt and the second largest after the Temple of Karnak. Sail to Esna, passing through the Esna Lock, and continue sailing towards Luxor. (B, L, D)

Day 5 - FRI LUXOR

Visit the West Bank necropolis including the Valley of the Kings, the Funerary Temple of Queen Hatshepsut at Deir El Bahari and the Colossi of Memnon. This evening you may enjoy an optional sound and light show at the Karnak Temple. (B, L ,D)

Day 6 - SAT LUXOR/CAIRO

 Jewels of Egypt and Jordan travelAfter breakfast, visit Karnak and Luxor Temples, a centuries-old city of pylons, hypostyle halls, colossal statues, shrines and obelisks. Disembark and transfer to the airport for your flight to Cairo. Upon arrival in Cairo, you will be met and escorted to your hotel. (B)

Day 7 - SUN CAIRO/AMMAN/JERASH/AJLOUN/AMMAN

After breakfast, transfer to Cairo International Airport for your flight to Amman. You will be met and assisted at Queen Alia International Airport with all airport procedures and formalities via customs and immigration. Drive to Jerash and Ajloun. Lunch at the Green Valley restaurant, then back to Amman. (B, L)

Day 8 - MON AMMAN/PETRA

 Jewels of Egypt and JordanAfter breakfast, drive to Petra along the Desert Highway. Lunch at a local restaurant in Petra. This evening you may have an opportunity to enjoy a Petra by night tour. (B, L)

Day 9 - TUE PETRA TO USA (OR EXTEND YOUR STAY)

After breakfast, visit Petra. Then transfer to Q.A.I Airport with our full assistance with all airport procedures and formalities via customs and immigration for your departure.

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Includes

    • Hotel accommodation for 5 nights 
    • 3 nights on board a Nile River cruise ship  
    • 17 included meals consisting of: 8 buffet breakfasts - 6 lunches - 3 dinners 
    • 7 days of touring in an air-conditioned van/minibus/bus 
    • Sightseeing, including local guide and all entrance fees, as follows: - Cairo tour including: Pyramids, Sphinx, Egyptian Museum, Old Cairo and Khan El Khalili Bazaar - Nile Cruise sightseeing including: Aswan, Kom Ombo, Edfu, Esna, and Luxor - Jordan sightseeing including: Amman, Jerash, and Petra 
    • All transfers and luggage handling 
    • All hotel taxes and service charge 
    • Document holder and luggage tags
     

Excludes

    • Airfare is not included: Call for Rates
    • Airport taxes & Fuel Surcharges
    • Visa upon arrival (and upon re-entry)
    • Tips and Personal items
    • Travel Insurance
    • Listed optional Tours are not included in the program prices

Notes

  • Prices are per person based on double occupancy.
  • Minimum of two passengers required to operate the tour.
  • STI Travel may use substitute hotels in similar category accommodations

Departures & Rates

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