Jewels of Egypt & Jordan

22 Days
Cairo to Amman
From (USD)
$ 14,050
Dates & Pricing

2022 Cairo > Amman

No stone left unturned

From the majesty of the pyramids to the unrivalled beauty of the Treasury at Petra, mesmerising desertscapes, world-famous seas and a cruise on the mighty River Nile, you will uncover the ancient and natural wonders of Egypt and Jordan in-depth on this magnificent 22day journey.
Discover the endless history and legacy of these two intriguing countries, from the majestic monuments immortalising Egypt’s pharaohs and the footsteps of the Romans and Nabataeans in Jordan, to the more recent memorials of the WWII battlefields at El Alamein. Dive into the Red Sea and float in the hypersaline waters of the Dead Sea while reading a book. Marvel at the otherworldly desert landscapes of Wadi Rum, the magnificent Temples of Abu Simbel and the Treasury at Petra, hewn into the desert rock.
Tour Map
Tour Code:
MEGD
Duration:
22 days
Departure City:
Cairo
Return City:
Amman

Selected Itinerary

22 Day Itinerary

  1. Day 1 - Giza (Cairo)

    Your journey into wonder begins at Giza with a three night Special Stay with views of the Great Pyramids from your balcony.

    Sundowners

    Enjoy drinks and canapés as the sun sets over the magnificent pyramids.

    Meals Included: Dinner

  2. Day 2 - Giza

    Be awed by the sheer magnitude of the pyramids. This afternoon, prepare for an afternoon of historical discoveries at the new Grand Museum and visit the Solar Boat Museum housing the restored cedar wood barge dating back to 2500BC before marvelling at the 20 metre limestone monolith of the Sphinx.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  3. Day 3 - Giza

    Freechoice

    Visit the site of one of World War II’s defining battles, El Alamein or explore the ancient site of Saqqara and Dahshure.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch

  4. Day 4 - Giza > Aswan

    Fly early to Abu Simbel and visit one of Egypt’s most magnificent monuments, the enormous World Heritage-listed temples of Ramses II and his wife Nefertari, rescued from the rising waters of the Aswan Dam.
    Fly to Aswan where you will be ensconced in luxury during your two night Special Stay, admire the views over the Nile from the comfort of your balcony. Discover the history of the hotel and follow in the footsteps of icons like Princess Diana, Winston Churchill and Agatha Christie as you enjoy pre dinner drinks at The Terrace, before dining at restaurant 1902.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  5. Day 5 - Aswan

    Freechoice

    Visit a Nubian village or the beautiful but often-overlooked Kalabsha Temple on the shores of Lake Nasser. Alternatively, explore the Nubian Museum home to more than 3,000 objects.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  6. Day 6 - Aswan > Nile Cruise

    Embark on your luxurious private charter on board the boutique Sanctuary Sun Boat III as you settle into your elegantly appointed cabin. Discover the granite quarries of ancient Egypt, learn about ancient carving techniques and see the enormous unfinished obelisk. Later, enjoy a traditional felucca cruise on the Nile.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  7. Day 7 - Nile Cruise

    Discover the Osiris temple complex of Philae, then follow the course of the ancient pharaohs’ processions along the Nile as you cruise north. Explore Kom Ombo Temple, perched high on the east bank. A fun night awaits on board with a colourful Galabeyya party with Egyptian delicacies, music and dancing.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  8. Day 8 - Nile Cruise

    Cross to the West Bank of the Nile and admire the colourful hieroglyphics adorning the tombs in the Valley of the Kings. See the impressive monument to Queen Hatshepsut and the well-preserved temple of Ramses III. At the vast temple complex of Karnak, marvel at the enormous pillars as you walk through the impressive Hypostyle Hall.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  9. Day 9 - Nile Cruise

    Travel to the temple complex of Dendera to admire the vibrant colours of the hieroglyphics adorning the roof of Hathor’s Temple. Disembark and join a walking tour through the local produce markets. Discover the fascinating antiquities housed in the Luxor Museum followed by the treasures of Luxor Temple. Tonight join the Captain and crew for a farewell Gala Dinner.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  10. Day 10 - Luxor

    Optional Hot Air Balloon Flight - Choose to add an optional hot air balloon flight (additional cost, please book on tour.)

    Relax in the beautiful gardens of your Special Stay for tonight.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  11. Day 11 - Luxor > Red Sea

    Take a drive through the desert landscape to reach your luxurious resort, set on the shores of the Red Sea, for a two night Special Stay. This afternoon relax by the pool or beach.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch

  12. Day 12 - Red Sea

    Relax and enjoy a day on a snorkelling boat trip and explore the underwater world of the Red Sea.

    Sundowners

    Raise your glass as you watch the play of colours across the dramatic desert and seascapes.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  13. Day 13 - Red Sea > Cairo

    Fly to Cairo for your two night stay. Discover the priceless antiquities in the Egyptian Museum including the artefacts recovered from Tutankhamun’s tomb.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  14. Day 14 - Cairo

    Discover Islamic Cairo and Khan el Khalili Bazaar and explore Old Cairo and the Hanging Temple of Babylon. Tonight, join your Tour Director for a farewell to Egypt dinner.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  15. Day 15 - Cairo > Dead Sea

    Say farewell as you transfer to Cairo airport. Fly to Amman, where your journey into wonder begins in the Dead Sea.  Travel to your Special Stay resort for the next two nights on the shores of the Dead Sea. Relax and enjoy sweeping views over the Dead Sea and across to Israel from your balcony. Join your Tour Director and fellow travellers for a welcome dinner and toast the beginning of a wonderful journey.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  16. Day 16 - Dead Sea

    Enjoy the facilities of your resort including direct access to the sea. Spoil yourself and allow the staff to lather you in therapeutic mud, or float in the hypersaline waters of the Dead Sea, while reading a book or newspaper.

    Sundowners

    Enjoy drinks and canapés as the sun sets over the magnificent Dead Sea.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  17. Day 17 - Dead Sea > Wadi Rum

    Visit Madaba, discover the famous mosaic map of the Holy Land, and visit the Madaba Institute for Mosaic Art and Restoration. Travel in the footsteps of Lawrence of Arabia as you discover the dramatic desert landscapes of Wadi Rum where you will feel like you have stepped onto the moon during your Special Stay in uxurious Bubble tents.

    Sundowners

    Witness the dramatic colours of the desert at sunset over a refreshing drink

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  18. Day 18 - Wadi Rum > Petra

    Explore Lawrence Road and marvel at the vistas of ancient valleys and towering weathered sandstone mountains rising out of the pink and white sands, before lunch at a Bedouin Camp. At Bethany Beyond the Jordan, see where Jesus was baptised, then view the memorial to Moses at Mount Nebo and continue to the Rose Red City of Petra for your two night stay.

    Freechoice

    An unforgettable sight awaits as you visit the Treasury and chasms lit by candlelight, or enjoy a night of culinary delight as you learn the secrets of Jordanian cuisine in a cookery class.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  19. Day 19 - Petra

    Discover this magnificent World Heritage-listed city is the legacy of the Nabataeans, who settled in southern Jordan more than 2,000 years ago. The impressive eastern entrance leads through a brilliantly coloured narrow gorge to the imposing Treasury, more than 40 metres high. Designed to impress, the rock-cut facade will take your breath away.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  20. Day 20 - Petra > Amman

    Travel to the capital of the Kingdom of Jordan, Amman, where you’ll enjoy a two night stay. Join your Tour Director for a walk through the food and produce markets and stop to taste some traditional Jordanian sweets, continuing on to the Royal Automobile Museum.

    Enrich

    Tonight, enjoy a truly local encounter and be welcomed into a traditional Jordanian home for a home-hosted dinner experience. Learn about the Jordanian culture first-hand and experience the genuine warmth and hospitality your host bestows on you.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  21. Day 21 - Amman

    At the Roman city of Jerash, inhabited since the Bronze Age, explore the impressive ruins. This evening join your Tour Director for your farewell dinner.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  22. Day 22 - Amman

    Say farewell as you transfer to Amman airport taking a lifetime of wonderful memories with you.

    The itinerary is a guide only and may be amended for operational reasons. As such Scenic cannot guarantee the tour will operate unaltered from the itinerary stated above. Please refer to our terms and conditions for further information.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

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