Departure dates in 2019:
October: 05 & 19
November: 02 - 16 & 30
Departure dates in 2020:
February: 01 & 15
13 Nights / 15 Days
Day 1: Canada - Amman (Jordan)
Flight with a good itinerary
Day 2: Amman
Arrival at Queen Alia International Airport where you will be met by our representative to help you through formalities then transfer to Amman hotel for dinner & overnight.
Day 3: Amman - Madaba - Mt. Nebo - Petra
Pick up from your hotel in Amman, head to visit Madaba, a city best known for the famous 6th century Mosaic map of Jerusalem & Holy Land and for its spectacular Byzantine and Umayyad mosaics. Proceed to Mt. Nebo, a city mentioned in the Bible as the place where Moses was granted a view of the Promised Land that he would never enter. Then drive south through the Kings' way where you will enjoy a magnificent panoramic view of Jordan Valley, Wadi Al-Mujib, and many natural reserves like Dana biosphere reserve. Upon completion, transfer to your hotel in Petra for dinner & overnight.
Day 4: Petra
Pick up from your hotel in Petra for a visit to the Nabatean Red Rose city of Petra with a local English-speaking guide for 2 hours. Petra is one of the 7 world wonders and a UNESCO World Heritage site. Enter the city through a 1KM long narrow gorge which is flanked either side by 80m high cliffs! Notice the dazzling colors and formations of the rocks. The site is massive and contains hundreds of elaborated rock-cut tombs, a treasury, Roman-style theatres, temples, sacrificial altars, and colonnaded streets. Upon completion, transfer to your hotel in Petra for dinner & overnight.
Day 5: Petra - Wadi Rum - Dead Sea
Pick up from your hotel in Petra, head to explore Wadi Rum on a 1:30 hour jeep ride into the Jordanian desert! Wadi Rum was best described by T.E. Lawrence as “Vast, echoing and god-like”, and by the locals as “Valley of the Moon”. Upon completion, transfer to your hotel at the Dead Sea for dinner & overnight.
Day 6: Dead Sea - Jerash - Amman
After breakfast in your hotel, you will be transferred to Jerash for a 2-hour visit to the ancient Roman city with a local English-speaking guide. Walk the paved and colonnaded streets, and take note of the soaring hilltop temples, theatres, spacious public squares, plazas, baths, fountains and city walls.
After the visit, you will be transferred to Amman for a 2-hour (Approx.) tour of the capital city of Jordan. Your visit includes sites and museums such as the Archeological Museum, the Folklore Museum, The Citadel, the blue mosque, and the Amphitheatre. Upon completion, transfer to your hotel in Amman for dinner & overnight.
Day 7: Amman (Jordan) - Cairo (Egypt)
After breakfast at your hotel, you will be transferred to Queen Alia International Airport for departure flight to Cairo.
Arrival at Cairo airport. Greeting and transfer to the hotel.
Day 8: Cairo - Aswan (Sleeping Train)
Breakfast at the hotel. Start Full day tour of Pyramids (from outside), the Sphinx and the Egyptian Museum. This tour also includes lunch in a local restaurant. Transfer to the first class sleeping train between Cairo and Aswan.
Day 9: Aswan (Beginning of the Nile cruise)
Breakfast on the train. Upon arrival Aswan, transfer to the port of Aswan to embark on the Carnival Nile cruise ship (Or similar cruise). Visit the Aswan High Dam, the Philae Temple, and the unfinished Obelisk.
Day 10: Aswan - Kom Ombo - Edfu
After breakfast on the cruise, enjoy cruise facilities or opt for an amazing optional ($) excursion to Abu Simbel. Continue towards Kom Ombo to visit the Temple of Sobek then continue to Edfu.
Abu Simbel optional tour + $185 / person:
Breakfast & Early morning transfer from Aswan to visit Abu Simbel Temple which is considered to be one of the most impressive sites in Egypt. Here you will visit the two temples built by Ramses II as a high-architect before he became a Pharaoh. The 100-foot-high Great Temple is world famous, which features 4 statues of Ramses II and his wife Queen Nefertari, each 65-foot high. Next to the Great Temple is the temple dedicated to Queen Nefertari. Both temples were originally carved in a mountain. In 1965 they were moved 600 feet and raised 65 feet, thanks to an international project to save them from the flooding caused by the construction of the High Dam. Return to Aswan.
Day 11: Edfu - Esna - Luxor
Breakfast on board. Visit the Temple of Horus and continue towards Esna and Luxor.
Day 12: Luxor
Breakfast on board. Visit the West Bank of the Nile including the incredible Valley of the Kings, the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, Deir El Bahari and the Colossi of Memnon.
Day 13: Luxor
Breakfast on board. (Disembarkation). Visit Karnak & Luxor Temples. After the visits, you will be transferred to your hotel in Luxor.
Day 14: Luxor - Cairo
After breakfast at your hotel, you will be transferred to the airport of Luxor for your return flight to Cairo.
Upon arrival in Cairo, you will be transferred to your hotel.
At night opt for an incredible optional pyramids sound and light optional show ($).
Pyramids sound and light optional show + $75 / person:
Watch the Pyramids Sound and Light Show, illuminated at night with a stunning audio-visual display. Learn about the history of pharaohs, the story of the Sphinx, guardian of the Giza Necropolis for over 5000 years.
Day 15: Cairo - Canada
After breakfast at your hotel, you will be transferred to the airport for your return flight home.
-End of services-
-International flights between Canada / Amman, Amman / Cairo and Cairo / Canada with good itineraries
-Domestic flights tickets between Luxor and Cairo
-Greeting and all transfers by AC vehicles during the tour
-Transportation by deluxe AC vehicles in Jordan
-2 nights in Amman at the Arena Space 4* hotel (or similar) in a standard room
-2 nights in Petra at the P Quattro Relax 4* hotel (or similar) in a standard room
-1 night in the region of the Dead Sea at Grand East 4* hotel (or similar) in a standard room
-1 night in Cairo at the Oasis 4* hotel (or similar) in a standard room
-1-night accommodation on the sleeping train between Cairo and Aswan
-4 nights on the Carnival 5* Nile Cruise (or similar cruise)
-1 night in Luxor at the Jolie Ville 5* hotel (or similar) in a standard room
-1 night in Cairo at the Le Passage 5* hotel (or similar) in a standard room
-All breakfasts + 5 Lunches + 13 Dinners (31 Meals)
-Multilingual English-speaking local site-guides in Jerash & in Petra
-Entrance fees to all mentioned sites in Jordan as per itinerary
-Horse riding (Approx. 300m) in Petra till the Siq
-Safari 4X4 Jeep Ride in Wadi Rum Desert for 2 Hours
-English-speaking guide during the tours in Egypt
-Visits: Full-day tour of Pyramids, the Sphinx and the Egyptian Museum, Karnak Temple, Valley of Kings, Temple of Queen Hatshepsut,
Two Colossi of Memnon, Temple of Horus, Temple of Sobek, High Dam, Philae Temple in Aswan
-Visa in Jordan
-All taxes, fees, and OPC
Package does not include:
-Beverages and meals unless otherwise mentioned
-Carriage in Petra
-Visa: $25 USD per person in Egypt
-Tips: $35 USD per person payable in Egypt
-Tips: Guides, bus drivers and the hotel staff in Jordan
-Personal expenses and optional activities and services not listed as included
-Optional tours to Abu Simbel and the Pyramids sound & lights show in Cairo
-Entrance of Mummy’s Room in The Egyptian Museum (Around $12.50 USD)
-Entrance inside the Great Pyramids (Around $25 USD)
For single occupancy, additional fees of $950 will be charged per person