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.
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)
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)
Travel 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)
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)
After 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)
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)
After 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)
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.