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Hashemite Kingdom, Pyramids & Nile Cruise

Jordan & Egypt in 16 Days, 14 Nights in Destination

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A well-rounded trip where you’ll discover two mystical countries that each house a World Wonder! Perfect for the cultural connoisseurs and history enthusiasts.

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    Aswan
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    Cairo
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    Giza
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    Nile River
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    Amman
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    Dead Sea
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    Jerash
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    Mount Nebo

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  3. All transfers

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  5. Some meals

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  • 9 nights accommodation in Charm and Superior category hotels.
  • 1 night in a Tent Camp in Wadi Rum.
  • 4 nights on board the Nile Cruise.
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From £ 2,399

  • 9 nights accommodation in Superior category hotels.
  • 1 night in a Tent Camp in Wadi Rum.
  • 4 nights on board the Nile Cruise.
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From £ 2,899

  • 9 nights accommodation in Luxury category hotels.
  • 1 night in a Martian Tent in Wadi Rum.
  • 4 nights on board the Nile Cruise.

Accommodation: 14 Nights

Itinerary

Travel to magical Jordan, discover Amman and the Greco-Roman city of Jerash and see the Castle of Ajloun. Relax in the waters of the Dead Sea, admire the ancient wonders of Petra and sleep under the stars in the Wadi Rum desert. Head to Egypt to see the Great Pyramids in Cairo and enjoy a 4-night Full-Board Nile Cruise through iconic Luxor, Edfu, Kom Ombo and Aswan.

1st Day: UK/Ireland - Night on board
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Ready to discover the cultural treasures of Jordan? Arrive at your UK/Ireland departure airport to board a flight to Amman.* Night on board. 

 

* If either your outbound or inbound flights depart in the early hours (before 4:00 a.m.) you must arrive at the airport the night before the indicated departure day.

2nd Day: Amman
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Touch down in Amman and transfer to your hotel.* Amman is the modern capital of Jordan but possesses dozens of ancient historical sites, set into the hillside in northern Jordan. Spend the remainder of the day at your leisure. Dinner** and overnight stay in Amman.  
 
* Possibility of booking early check-in in the next step of the booking process.

** Please note: If you arrive at the hotel after 9:00 p.m, dinner will not be included. Instead, you will have the option to reserve a cold packed dinner for an additional charge in the next step of the booking process.

Accommodation

ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
ibis Amman or similar
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1028 Reviews

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3rd Day: Amman - Jerash - Ajloun Castle - Amman
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Breakfast at the hotel. Begin the day with a brief city tour of Amman. See both the new and old parts of the city on a panoramic bus ride. Afterwards, continue to Jerash, known as the 'Pompeii of the East'. Inhabited since the Bronze Age, this amazing Greco-Roman city is the best-preserved example of Roman-era ruins in Jordan. See the impressive Hadrian's Arch, the Hippodrome, the Temple of Artemis and the Roman Theatre, among other highlights, as you explore this amazing archaeological site. Next, continue to Ajloun Castle, built by Saladin in the 12th-century. One of the most amazing castles in the Middle East, here you can soak up the fabulous views of the Dead Sea from its hilltop vantage point. Return to Amman and enjoy the remainder of the day at your leisure. Dinner and overnight stay in Amman.

Accommodation

ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
ibis Amman or similar
tripadvisor rating

1028 Reviews

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Activities

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Brief Panoramic City Tour of Amman

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Jerash City Tour

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Visit to Ajloun Castle

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4th Day: Amman - Desert Castles - Dead Sea - Amman
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Breakfast at the hotel. Head east today to discover the Desert Castles of Azraq, Kharanah and Amra. Dating from the early Islamic era, the castles were built as retreats for the Caliphs of the time. Explore these historic fortresses and learn more about the history of 7th-century Jordan. Afterwards, continue to the eternal Dead Sea, the lowest point on earth at an amazing 400-meters below sea level! Take in the spectacular views before enjoying some free time to relax, swim and float in the salty waters! The mineral-rich mud is said to be therapeutic so be sure to treat your skin to a little indulgence! Return to Amman after an action-packed day. Dinner and overnight stay in Amman. 

Accommodation

ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
ibis Amman or similar
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1028 Reviews

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Activities

included
Desert Castles & Dead Sea Full-Day Excursion

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5th Day: Amman - Madaba - Mount Nebo - Shobak Castle - Petra
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Breakfast at the hotel. Set off for Madaba this morning to see the oldest mosaic map in the world, housed within the historic St. George Church. Continue to Mount Nebo, overlooking the Jordan Valley and the Dead Sea. Believed to be the place where Moses was granted a view of the Promised Land and later buried, take in the spectacular views of this sacred place. Next, drive to the fascinating Shobak Castle, a Crusader Castle dating back to 1115. At the end of the visit, head to Petra and check in at the hotel. Spend the evening at your leisure, ready to discover the ancient city in the morning! If you can't wait, we recommend an optional Petra by Night excursion!* Dinner and overnight stay in Petra. 

 

Optional Petra By Night Excursion: Savour the opportunity to discover the legendary sights of Petra by night! Walk along the Siq Gorge before arriving at the iconic Treasury to admire its legendary candlelit facade. A spectacular sight!

Accommodation

ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
Town Season Hotel or similar
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305 Reviews

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Activities

included
Madaba City Tour & Mount Nebo

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Visit to Shobak Castle

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Petra By Night Excursion

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6th Day: Petra
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Breakfast at the hotel. Spend today exploring the famed Nabatean capital with an excursion to Petra! During the visit, discover the most important and representative monuments, sculpted into the rock by this ancient civilization. Admire the Treasury, the famous and most internationally recognised monument, as seen in one of the Indiana Jones films and other highlights, such as the Colored Tombs and the Royal Tombs. Let your imagination run wild as you learn about life here in ancient times. Petra is one of those places in the world that you must visit at least once in your life! A true wonder of the world, enjoy an unforgettable day exploring this bucket-list site. At the end of the visit, return to the hotel. Dinner and overnight stay in Petra.

Accommodation

ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
Town Season Hotel or similar
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305 Reviews

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Activities

included
Full-Day Tour of Petra

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7th Day: Petra - Little Petra - Wadi Rum
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Breakfast at the hotel. Today, head to a lesser-known site named Little Petra, located north of Petra. A narrow gorge of 2 meters wide, this rocky landscape is adorned with typical Nabatean architecture, making this one of the most unique sites in the country. Originally, Little Petra was inhabited by the Nabateans and is home to a number of tombs, water tanks and riverbeds. Next, continue to beautiful Wadi Rum, the desert made famous by Lawrence of Arabia. Take a 4x4 excursion across the lunar-like landscape for an unforgettable experience. We recommend an optional Stargazing Excursion to discover the secrets of the night's sky!* Dinner under the stars and overnight at the camp in Wadi Rum. 

 

Optional Wadi Rum Stargazing Experience: Discover the secrets of the night's sky! Head to an area without light pollution and enjoy a 20-minute presentation before viewing the incredible star constellations with the help of telescopes. This excursion is weather dependent. 

Accommodation

ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
Mazayen Rum Camp (Deluxe ... or similar
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498 Reviews

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Activities

included
Little Petra Tour

Moderate

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4x4 Desert Safari in Wadi Rum

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Wadi Rum Stargazing Experience

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Upgrade to a Martian Tent in Wadi Rum
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8th Day: Wadi Rum - Amman
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Breakfast at the camp. At the indicated time, return to Amman and spend the rest of the day at your leisure, soaking up the culture and atmosphere of the Jordanian capital. Alternatively, why not take an optional city tour to get to know the most emblematic sights in the city? * Dinner and overnight stay in Amman.

 

Optional Amman City Tour with Dinner: Explore Amman this afternoon, the capital of the Hashemite Kingdom founded 7000 years ago. See the city's most emblematic sights including Amman Citadel, Hercules Temple, the Byzantine Church and the Ummayad Palace and pay a visit to the fascinating Amman Archaeological Museum. Head downtown to see the incredible Roman Amphitheatre and the old markets before exploring the newer part of the city. End the tour with an authentic Jordanian dinner at a local restaurant.

Accommodation

ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
Olive Hotel or similar
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119 Reviews

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Activities

Optional
Amman Afternoon City Tour

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9th Day: Amman - Cairo
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Breakfast at the hotel. Continue your adventure today as you head to Egypt! At the indicated time, transfer to the airport for your flight to Cairo. Touch down in Cairo and transfer to the hotel. Once you've settled in the remainder of the day is free at your leisure to get to know the sights and sounds of Cairo, in the shadow of the Great Pyramids! Go shopping at the local souk or sample the national cuisine. Overnight stay in Cairo.


You will have the option to add early check-in on arrival in the next step of the booking process. To guarantee optional services, we recommend that you add them to your current booking, as they are subject to availability.

Accommodation

ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
Ramses Hilton or similar
tripadvisor rating

5080 Reviews

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Activities

Optional
Experience Egypt Optional Excursions Package (Limited Offer) - 3 Excursions

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Ultimate Egypt Optional Excursions Package (Limited Offer) - 4 Excursions

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10th Day: Cairo
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Breakfast at the hotel. Get to know the Egyptian capital today with a tour of Cairo's most emblematic sights. Begin at the Giza plateau, home of the three Great Pyramids, built over 4,500 years ago and one of the Seven Wonders of the World! Explore the pyramids and learn about their fascinating history as you walk in the footsteps of the pharaohs.


Continue to the Great Sphinx to unearth more secrets of Ancient Egypt. The rest of the day is at your leisure, we recommend rounding it off with an evening tour of Cairo with dinner and a show*. Overnight stay in Cairo.


*Optional Cairo by Night: we take a walk around the most beautiful corners of Cairo (Tahrir Square, Zamalek, Cairo Tower and the Opera House) before heading to the restaurant where we will enjoy a delicious dinner with an Egyptian show. We will finish the evening with a visit to the famous Mirror Café.

Accommodation

ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
Ramses Hilton or similar
tripadvisor rating

5080 Reviews

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Activities

included
Pyramids of Giza & Cairo Tour

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Cairo by Night

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11th Day: Cairo - Luxor
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Breakfast at the hotel. At the indicated time, transfer to the airport for a flight to Luxor.* On arrival, transfer to the port to board your Full-Board Nile Cruise Boat, your home for the next four nights. Get settled in your cabin and enjoy lunch and the views of the river Nile. In the afternoon, visit the Temple of Karnak, a huge complex of decayed temples, columns and other buildings. On the way back to the ship, stop at the impressive Temple of Luxor, dedicated to Amun-Ra, Mut and Khonu and built by Amenophis III and Ramses II. Back on the ship, enjoy the remainder of the evening at your leisure. We recommend an optional Karnak Temple Sound and Light Show.** Dinner and overnight on board. 

 

* The order of the excursions and visits may vary, depending on the schedule of the internal flights, traffic and other logistical reasons. The planned visits will be carried out in any case. 

 

**Optional Karnak Temple Sound and Light Show: Visit the largest open-air museum in Egypt, the Karnak Temple in Luxor. Discover the secrets behind the temple's ancient name, Thebes, and explore its significant monuments.  As you wander through the ruins of this once great complex, you will be guided by the voices of the pharaohs who built this site to honor their god Amon. Watch as the temples and statues come to life with the clever use of special effects , relive the times of the ancient pharaohs with their customs and rituals as they recount the dramatic history of ancient Thebes.

Accommodation

ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
Nile Treasure Cruise or similar
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Activities

included
Visit to the Karnak Temple Complex

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Karnak Temple Sound and Light Show

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12th Day: Luxor - Edfu
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Full-board on board. Begin the day with a visit to the legendary Valley of the Kings, the burial site of the pharaohs between the 18th and 20th ancient Egyptian dynasties and the famous site of the tomb of Tutankhamun. After exploring the valley, head to the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, set on large terraces beneath the cliffs at Deir el-Bahari. Continue to the Colossi of Memnon, two imposing stone statues of the Pharaoh Amenhotep III, before returning to the ship as it navigates towards Edfu. Overnight on board. 

 

Please note: The excursion to the Valley of the Kings includes visits to three tombs. Entrance to the tomb of Tutankhamun is not included but, if you are interested in visiting, you can buy a ticket to see this tomb at the site during your visit.

Accommodation

ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
Nile Treasure Cruise or similar
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Activities

included
Valley of the Kings, Temple of Hatshepsut & Memnon Colossi Excursion

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13th Day: Edfu - Kom Ombo - Aswan
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Full-board on board. Disembark the ship in Edfu and take a buggy ride to the magnificent Temple of Horus, the famous, falcon-headed Egyptian god. Explore the atmospheric temple ruins as you trace the footsteps of the pharaohs. Return to the ship and continue sailing south to Kom Ombo. Upon arrival explore the twin Temples of Haroeris and Sobek and see the amazing Nilometer, used to measure the rising and falling levels of the Nile, an important life source in Egypt. Return to the ship and relax onboard as you continue towards Aswan. Overnight on board.

Accommodation

ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
Nile Treasure Cruise or similar
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Activities

included
Edfu & Kom Ombo Tour

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14th Day: Aswan
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Full-board on board. This morning, we recommend an optional visit to the amazing temples of Abu Simbel and the Island of Philae.* Today, enjoy a tour of Aswan to uncover the sights of this fascinating city. Explore the famous granite quarry, where the building blocks of many of ancient Egypt's monuments were produced and visit both the old and new Aswan Dams, monumental engineering works built in the 19th and 20th centuries respectively to control the flooding on the banks of the Nile. End the day with a peaceful ride in a felucca, a typical fishing boat, on the river Nile. Overnight on board.

 

Optional Excursion to Abu Simbel: Visit these amazing temples, carved on the western cliff of the desert by Ramses II in the Xl century BC. See the iconic 20-metre high statues, dedicated to the god Amon Ra, and the Temple of Nefertari, dedicated to the goddess Hathor.

Optional Island of Philae Excursion: Discover the historic island of Philae, in the reservoir of the Old Aswan Dam. It is home to the ancient ruins of the Temple of Isis and offers a fascinating insight into life and beliefs in Ancient Egypt. 

 

Please note: If you take the optional excursion to Abu Simbel, you will depart from the ship at approximately 3 a.m. to make the most of the coolest and quietest part of the day. This way, you can fully experience Abu Simbel without the crowds and avoid sightseeing in high temperatures.

 

Alternatively, for a full experience of Egypt, you can choose one of our optional excursion packages to add 3/4 optional excursions to your trip! 

 

Important: The order of the optional excursions may vary depending on your departure day. Optional excursions can only be reserved at the time of booking or up to four days after booking.

Accommodation

ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
Nile Treasure Cruise or similar
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Activities

included
Aswan Tour & Felucca Boat Cruise

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Abu Simbel Excursion

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Island of Philae

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15th Day: Aswan - Cairo
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Breakfast on board. At the indicated time, disembark the ship and transfer to the airport for a short flight to Cairo*. Arrive in the capital and transfer to the hotel. Enjoy the remainder of the day at your leisure to get to know Cairo. While away the day visiting the amazing Egyptian Museum, where it's worth spending some time to really get the most out of its unbeatable exhibitions or go shopping in the busy city souks to bag a bargain. We recommend an optional excursion to the Saladin Citadel.** Overnight stay in Cairo.

 

* The order of the excursions and visits may vary, depending on the schedule of the internal flights, traffic and other logistical reasons. The planned visits will be carried out in any case. 

 

** Optional Excursion to Saladin Citadel: Visit the Alabaster Mosque and medieval fortification of Saladin Citadel, perched atop a hill in central Cairo and dating back to the 12th-century. Learn about the importance of the site to Egypt's Islamic heritage before walking through the Coptic Neighborhood, home to various churches. 

 

Alternatively, for a full experience of Egypt, you can choose one of our optional excursion packages to add 3/4 optional excursions to your trip!

 

Important: The order of the optional excursions may vary depending on your departure day. Optional excursions can only be reserved at the time of booking or up to four days after booking.

Accommodation

ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
Ramses Hilton or similar
tripadvisor rating

5080 Reviews

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Activities

included
Visit to the Egyptian Museum & Bazaar Khan el Khalili

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Saladin Citadel Excursion

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16th Day: Cairo - UK/Ireland
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Breakfast at the hotel.* At the indicated time, transfer to the airport for a flight back to UK/Ireland. Arrive in UK/Ireland and end your trip. **

 

* Depending on the return flight schedule and the hotel breakfast service, you may not be able to enjoy the included breakfast on the last day. 

 

** Depending on the choice of flight, you may arrive back in UK/Ireland the following day.

Included activities

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All timings are approximate and dependent on traffic, weather and local conditions. This timing schedule is intended for guidance only and is subject to change by our guide or driver.

Visit to Ajloun Castle

Included activity for day 3 in Ajloun Castle

Visit Ajloun Castle, built by Saladin in the 12th-century to safeguard the trade route between Damascus and Southern Jordan. One of the most impressive Muslim castles in the Middle East, here you can soak up fabulous views of the Dead Sea.

Duration 04:00h Approx. Pick up time: info at destination

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Moderate

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All timings are approximate and dependent on traffic, weather and local conditions. This timing schedule is intended for guidance only and is subject to change by our guide or driver.

Jerash City Tour

Included activity for day 3 in Jerash

Inhabited since the Bronze Age, this incredible Greco-Roman city is home to the best-preserved Roman-era ruins in Jordan. See the impressive Hadrian's Arch, the Hippodrome, the Temple of Artemis and the Roman Theatre as you explore Jerash!

Duration 05:00h Approx. Pick up time: info at destination

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All timings are approximate and dependent on traffic, weather and local conditions. This timing schedule is intended for guidance only and is subject to change by our guide or driver.

Brief Panoramic City Tour of Amman

Included activity for day 3 in Amman

Begin the day with a brief city tour of Amman. See both the new and old parts of the city on a panoramic bus ride.

Duration 01:00h Approx. Pick up time: 08:00 Approx

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Light

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All timings are approximate and dependent on traffic, weather and local conditions. This timing schedule is intended for guidance only and is subject to change by our guide or driver.

Desert Castles & Dead Sea Full-Day Excursion

Included activity for day 4 in Amman

Discover the Desert Castles of Azraq, Kharanah and Amra. Afterwards, continue to the Dead Sea, the lowest point on earth at 400-meters below sea level! Take in the spectacular views before enjoying time to relax, swim and float in the salty waters!

Duration 09:00h Approx. Pick up time: 08:00 Approx

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Moderate

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Activities are subject to availability. The price for each optional activity will be shown in the next step of the booking process.
Optional

Petra By Night Excursion

Suggested activity for day 5 in Petra

Savour the opportunity to discover the legendary sights of Petra by night! Walk along the Siq Gorge before arriving at the iconic Treasury to admire its legendary candlelit facade. A spectacular sight!

Duration 02:00h Approx. Pick up time: 20:00 Approx

Physical rating:

Light

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Wadi Rum Stargazing Experience

Suggested activity for day 7 in Wadi Rum

Discover the secrets of the night's sky! Head to an area without light pollution and enjoy a 20-minute presentation before viewing the incredible star constellations with the help of telescopes. This excursion is weather dependent.

Duration 01:00h Approx. Pick up time: 20:00 Approx

Physical rating:

Light

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Upgrade to a Martian Tent in Wadi Rum

Suggested activity for day 7

Supplement to upgrade to a Martian Tent for one night in the Wadi Rum desert. Enjoy a larger room and unforgettable views of the desert from the panoramic window!

Physical rating:

Light

Optional

Amman Afternoon City Tour

Suggested activity for day 8 in Amman

See the city's most emblematic sights including Amman Citadel, Hercules Temple, the Byzantine Church and Ummayad Palace. Pay a visit to Amman Archaeological Museum and the Roman Amphitheatre and end the tour with an authentic meal at a local restaurant.

Duration 04:00h Approx. Pick up time: info at destination

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  • Departures from main UK/Ireland airports.
  • International flights: UK/Ireland - Amman, Cairo - UK/Ireland.
  • Flights: Amman - Cairo, Cairo - Luxor, Aswan - Cairo. *
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  • 14 nights accommodation: 9 nights in Charm and Superior category hotels, 1 night in Tent Camp in Wadi Rum and 4 nights on board the Nile Cruise. **
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  • 10 breakfasts, 7 dinners and Full-Board on Nile Cruise. ***
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  • Transfers in air-conditioned vehicles.
  • Visits and entrance fees as indicated in the itinerary with an English-speaking guide. ****
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  • All air taxes and fuel surcharge.
  • Free visa on arrival in Jordan. *****
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  • Active tour with a comprehensive schedule of activities. ******
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  • 4-night Nile Cruise.
  • ATOL Protection.
  • 4x4 excursion in Wadi Rum.
*The cancellation policy applicable is according to the Terms and Conditions available and agreed at the time of your purchase

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Visa (required for Egypt)* drinks, tips** and any other services not mentioned in what's included.

* Egypt Visa issued on arrival. Price approx. $25.

** Please note: Mandatory tips of $55 per person for the Nile Cruise are not included in the price and must be paid at the destination. These are the ONLY mandatory tips you will be required to pay during this tour. Tipping for the rest of the trip is optional, but keep in mind that tipping is an important part of Egyptian culture and that it is commonplace for service providers to ask for tips. In these cases, it is up to your personal discretion whether to tip or not.

If you arrive in the early hours between 00:00 and 11:30, you must add the optional early check-in to have access to your room immediately.

To guarantee optional services, we recommend that you add them to your current booking, as they are subject to availability.

Please note: maximum group size is 35 people in Jordan.

* Documentation of the internal flights will either be available in the "My bookings" section in your "Customer Area" 14 days after you have made your booking or delivered to you on arrival at your destination.

For travellers arriving in Egypt on a Thursday, please note that the flight the following day from Cairo to Aswan usually departs early in the morning, so you will be required to leave for the airport before dawn.

** If you arrive in the early hours between 00:00 and 11:30, you must add the optional early check-in to have access to your room immediately. You will have the option to add early check-in on arrival in the next step of the booking process.

** Important notes regading accommodation:

None of the camps offered in Wadi Rum can be considered as a Luxury option as Luxury camps do not exist in Wadi Rum. All the camps are operated by Bedouins, not Hoteliers. The standard of service is equal between camps but can't be considered equal in comparison to the other hotels offered in the tour.

Tent types and allocation in Wadi Rum are the same for both Charm and Superior Categories. You can upgrade to a Martian Tent during the next step of the booking process, or select our Luxury accommodation category as the Martian tent comes included.

If you choose the Charm or Superior category keep in mind that the hotels in Egypt are the same, only the hotels in Jordan change.

*** Upgrade to full-board in Jordan by adding 6 lunches in local restaurants in the next step of the booking process.

*** Dinner box supplement (per box/dinner) for the first night in Jordan is available in the next step of the booking process.

To guarantee optional services, we recommend that you add them to your current booking, as they are subject to availability.

**** Please note: the order of the itinerary may differ depending on your arrival day at the destination.

Monday and Saturday: 2 nights Amman, 2 nights Petra, 1 night Wadi Rum, 2 nights Amman.

Tuesday and Sunday: 1 night Amman, 2 nights Petra, 1 night Wadi Rum, 3 nights Amman.

Friday: 3 nights Amman, 2 nights Petra, 1 night Wadi Rum, 1 night Amman.

**** The order of the itinerary in Egypt varies according to the day of arrival:

Wednesday: 2 nights in Cairo, 3 nights Nile cruise, 1 night in Luxor and 1 night in Cairo.

Thursday: 1 night in Cairo, 3 nights Nile cruise, 1 night in Luxor and 2 nights in Cairo.

Saturday: 2 nights in Cairo, 4 nights Nile Cruise, 1 night in Cairo.

Sunday: 1 night Cairo, 4 nights Nile Cruise, 2 nights Cairo.

Alternatively, for a full experience of Egypt, you can choose one of our optional excursion packages to add 3/4 optional excursions to your trip!

***** Important: If you have purchased the full package with Exoticca, including flights, please note that a copy of the passports of all travelers must be sent to customerservice@exoticca.com once your reservation is complete to arrange your visa. To obtain your free visa upon arrival, managed by our travel partner in Jordan, we require your complete Passport information and a copy as well at least 30 days prior to your departure.

In case you have not purchased your flights with us, you will have to go through this process on your own, which you can do online at  https://moi.gov.jo/EN/Pages/Visa_E_Applications  or at your arrival.
 
Please note that in case you purchased the full package with Exoticca, including flights, please note that the airport transfer on arrival in Amman will be shared with other travelers in your tour group. A guide will be there to meet you on arrival, but you may be required to wait up to two hours before leaving for the hotel, depending on the flight arrival times.
 

****** Egypt: This is a fast-paced itinerary that includes a comprehensive number of sights and activities in order to give you the most complete experience of Egypt! You can expect several early morning departures and a full daily schedule of activities. 

Mandatory tips of $55 per person for the Nile Cruise are not included in the price and must be paid at the destination. These are the ONLY mandatory tips you will be required to pay during this tour. Tipping for the rest of the trip is optional, but keep in mind that tipping is an important part of Egyptian culture and that it is commonplace for service providers to ask for tips. In these cases, it is up to your personal discretion whether to tip or not. 

Please note: Please be aware that the ship's Wi-Fi connection is dependent on satellite coverage and that there are sections of the cruise in which Wi-Fi will not be available. High-speed Wi-Fi is available to use in port only, for an extra fee of $8 USD per day.

This trip is not suitable for a person with reduced mobility due to the nature of the excursions and the terrain.
However, please note that this tour can be taken privately. There will be a private guide and a specifically designed itinerary to ensure maximum enjoyment. The excursions will be taken via alternative routes with ease of access and the pace will be dictated by the passenger.
To take part in the private tour it is required that the person with reduced mobility is accompanied by a dedicated person at all times, to assist in any necessary situations, such as getting in and out of the transport vehicle, on excursions, and so on.

  • Jordan
  • Egypt
    • Entry requirements

      Passport with a minimum of six months validity. One page required for stamp.

    • Visa

      A visa is mandatory. This is issued on arrival to the country.

    • Currency

      Jordanian Dinar.

    • Language

      Arabic.

    • Electricity

      220 V. European style plug

    • Health

      There are no mandatory vaccinations for travelers from the UK.

    • Time zone

      UTC + 02:00.

    • Other useful information

      You should always bargain when you go shopping.

    • Tourist Office website

      http://sp.visitjordan.com

    Important: Please note that professional cameras, such as those with big zoom lenses, drones of any kind and tripods of any kind are not allowed in Jordan. Bringing these objects into the country can cause delays at the airport so please leave these items at home.

    Remember to download your e-ticket to confirm the times of your flights and to complete online check-in using the airline’s website, or directly at the check-in desk at the airport.

    Accommodation at the hotels is as indicated. In the event of any changes to accommodation, they will always be of the same or a higher category. The category of hotels is not standardized across all countries in the world. For this reason, the criteria may differ depending on the destination country's own standards.

    Due to adverse weather conditions and/or for safety reasons and/or need to the smoothness of the trip run by our group partner, the order and duration of the excursions included in the itinerary are subject to changes and/or cancellations without notice.

    Please note: there are no triple rooms in Jordan hotels and the extra bed are fold-out style, smaller in size than a standard single bed. Triple rooms are not bigger or more spacious because they are occupied by 3 people.
     
    For a three-person occupancy, the only option would be to have one double bed or two single beds and a rollaway or sofa bed. This option is only available under request through our call center.

    The Foreign & Commonwealth Office offer up-to-date travel advice by visiting www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice

    If you have reduced mobility, require the use of a wheelchair, or you would prefer this tour to be a private experience for you and your group, you must contact our Experts at +44 20 8068 3176 before booking to ensure that your needs can be met.

    While on the road, it is highly unlikely that the vehicle will be equipped with wifi or bathroom facilities, though rest stops will be made for long trips. We recommend purchasing a new SIM card at the airport or placing an e-SIM before travel to guarantee internet connection.

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