Best of Jordan & Egypt

Itinerary

Day 1:  Amman (Dinner)

Arrive to Amman and transfer to your hotel. Overnight in Amman.

Day 2:  Amman  (Breakfast – Dinner)

Panoramic tour of the city, known as Philadelphia: a panoramic tour of the center, traditional markets, churches, mosques, Roman Theater, and the new modern city. Departure to Jerash, one of the most complete and best preserved cities of the Roman Empire. A walk through its streets, theaters, temples and other places like the Great Colonnade Street, Arc of Triumph, the Oval Plaza and the Temples of Zeus and Artemis. Continue to Ajlun Castle, fortress built in 1185 Return to Amman. Overnight in Amman.

Day 3:  Amman  (Breakfast – Dinner)

Departure to the east to visit the Roman and Byzantine castles of the desert. Visit of Amra Castle, former summer residence containing a unique frescoes in the Islamic world; Al Kharaneh Castle, old Roman Fort become caravansary; and visit of the Roman fort of Azraq, built in black volcanic stone. Descend to the lowest place on earth, the Dead Sea and the desert of Moab. Free time to swim in its therapeutic waters, an unforgettable experience! (Entrance to the Dead Sea Resthouse, towels not included). Overnight in Amman.

Day 4:  Amman – Petra  (Breakfast – Dinner)

Breakfast at the hotel. Departure to Madaba the “City of Mosaics” where you will visit the church of St. George which houses the map of the Holy Land made in 571 D. C. Continue to Mount Nebo, known as the tomb of Moses, from whose summit a magnificent view of the Jordan Valley. Overnight in Petra.

Day 5:  Petra  (Breakfast – Dinner)

Classic full day visit of the Nabatean red rose city of Petra, one of the Seven Wonders of the World, carved out of rock over 2000 years ago. We will access the city through its entrance (Siq) of 1.2 kilometers from there we continue to reach the impressive monumental Treasury (El Khazneh) which was believed to hold countless treasures. The first view of the “Khazneh” is breathtaking. Other monuments we can see are the Theater, the Byzantine Church, and the Royal Tombs. (Climbing up to the monastery is on behalf of the clients, without guide). Overnight in Petra.

Day 6:  Petra – Aqaba  (Breakfast – Dinner)

Transfer to the desert of Wadi Rum, one of the scenes from the film Lawrence of Arabia, and one of the most spectacular settings in the Middle East. This is red desert sand on which granite mountains rise and peaks of red and gold colors penetrate the scenery. (Classic tour in a 4×4 of approximately 2 hours). Transfer to Áqaba. Dinner and overnight.

Day 7:  Aqaba – Amman (Breakfast – Dinner)

Breakfast and transfer to the hotel in Amman (without guide). Dinner and overnight.

Day 8:  Amman – Cairo  (Breakfast)

Transfer to Queen Alia International Airport for your flight to Cairo. Transfers to your hotel for overnight in Cairo.

Day 9:  Cairo – Luxor (Breakfast – Lunch – Dinner)

Fly to Luxor (not included), the city once known as Thebes. Visit the glorious Temple of Karnak, where history is brought to life by your guide. After lunch on board free time to discover Luxor. Dinner and night on board.

Day 10:  Luxor – Edfu (Breakfast – Lunch – Dinner)

Visit the famous Valley of the Kings, the Colossi of Memnon and the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut. Sail to Edfu. Dinner and night on board.

Day 11:  Edfu – Aswan (Breakfast – Lunch – Dinner)

Sail to Kom Ombo, and Visit the Temple shared by two gods Sobek and Haroeris in Kom Ombo. Dinner and night on board.

Day 12:  Aswan (Breakfast – Lunch – Dinner)

Early morning, drive to Abu Simbel. Visit the famous Temple of Abu Simbel. Later in the morning, visit the High Dam, Philae Temple and the unfinished Obelisk. Return to Aswan. Dinner and night on board.

Day 13:  Aswan – Cairo  (Breakfast – Lunch – Dinner)

Fly to Cairo (not included). Visit one of the seven wonders of the ancient world, the Great Pyramids of Cheops, Khafre and Mycerinus , famous Sphinx, varying between six-thousand and even thirteen-thousand years old, and Valley temple facing the great statue. Lunch at local restaurant. Then transfer to enjoy the Egyptian Museum, Treasures room for the child king Tutankhamen. Free time for shopping in a lively Khan El Khalili Bazaar, this dates back to 1382. Overnight in Cairo.

Day 14:  Cairo (Breakfast – Lunch – Dinner)

After breakfast, visit of Coptic Cairo in the heart of the city. Then, after lunch enjoy the rest of your day at your leisure in Cairo!! Overnight in Cairo.

Day 15:  Cairo (Breakfast)

Transfer to Cairo International Airport for your onward flight.

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Inclusions

  • English speaking professional guide throughout
  • All transportation in air conditioned vehicle
  • Accommodation in selected hotels in Jordan and 5* hotels in Egypt
  • 6 lunches and 13 dinners
  • Entrance fees to museums
  • All taxes and service charges
  • FLO Tours Travel documents kit

Exclusions

  • International Airfare
  • Flight from Cairo to Aswan
  • Flight from Luxor to Cairo
  • Flight from Amman to Cairo
  • Visa fees
  • Trip Insurance
  • Meals not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Extra drinks with meals
  • Tips for your tour guide and driver

Hotels

  • Amman: Regency Palace Hotel - 4*
  • Petra: Beit Zaman Hotel - 5*
  • Aqaba: Doubletree by Hilton Aqaba Hotel - 5*
  • Cairo:¬†Mercure Cairo Le Sphinx - 5*
  • Nile Cruise: M/S Radamis II - 5*