of Egypt and Jordan
& Jordan Adventure)
this holiday includes:
Bed and Breakfast in 3*, 4* or 5* accommodation.
services of expert, English speaking, Tour Guide and qualified
local transfers in Egypt & Jordan - e.g. airport, train stations
to and from sites of antiquities, places of interest, excursion
destinations, museums etc as listed below.
fees to sites of antiquities, museums etc, as listed below.
flights from UK airport of your choice.
|What you will
(Sites and tours included in the price of this holiday.)
:: Pyramids of Giza - Khufu, Khafra, Menkaura; The
Sphinx; The Tombs of the Nobles; The Sphinx Temple; The Valley Temple
of Khafra; The Egypt Museum; Tutankhamen's Treasure.
Islamic Cairo - The Citadel of Saladin and Mosque of Mohamed Ali;
Cairo City Tour - viewing sites of Coptic and Islamic Cairo; Shopping
in a traditional market (souk).
Artemis temple, St. Cosmos and Demeanors churches
Nebo, Madaba, King’s Highway, Kerak.
:: Petra - the lost city of the Nabateans
does not include:
differences in flights from chosenUK airport.
~ Local tips and gratuities.
~ Lunch, Dinner and Drinks (unless on Nile Cruise)
~ Departure Tax in Jordan. (approx 5 JD)
~ Travel Insurance.
~ Entry Visa for Egypt
~ Entry Visa for Jordan (this can be free depending on point of
Arrival and Check-in at hotel.
room will be prepared ready for your arrival where you may freshen
up before retiring to bed or spend a little time exploring your
locality (depending upon timing of flights and your arrival).
Enjoy a leisurely morning in your hotel and surrounding area where
you will have time to prepare for your first visit.
of Khufu, Khafra and Menkaura.
:: The Great
Sphinx and the Sphinx and Valley Temple of Khafra.
of the Nobles.
Museum - Cairo
to the Egyptian Museum - A guided tour of the museum that leads
you through the wealth of treasures from the Old, Middle and New
kingdoms and where you will discover for yourself the treasures
will be opportunities to buy souveniers and works of art throughout
With the assistance of your guide, explore The Citadel - Stronghold
of Saladin and the Mosque of Mohamed Ali.
back and enjoy a tour of the busy Cairo metropolis. As your driver
skillfully negotiates the busy Cairo traffic, your guide will
provide you with a wealth of information on the places of interest,
both ancient and modern.
Morning Free - at leisure
to take part in an optional excursion.
and onward journey Amman Airport in Jordan.
arrival to Queen Alia Airport or Jordanian Border our representative
will meet and assist you through the customs and immigration procedures.
to the hotel in Amman for overnight.
– Umm Qais – Jerash – Ajloun – Amman overnight
In the morning departure we drive around two hours from Amman
to Gadara (Umm Qais), which belonged to the famous decapolis founded
by Alexander the Great in 332 B.C. Here you have an overwhelming
view over the north Jordan valley, the Sea of Galilee and the
:: In the
noon we depart for Jerash, the best example of a roman provincial
city in the entire Middle East.
lunch you visit the spectacular forum, roman colonnaded street,
nymphaeum, Artemis temple, St. Cosmos and Demeanors church.
stop is Ajloun the great 12th century Islamic castle built around
1184/85 by the famous Islamic leader Salah al-Din.
evening we drive back to Amman for overnight.
– Desert Castles (Amra-Kharanah-Azraq-Halabat) – Amman
Today starts our tour to the Desert Castles in eastern Jordan.
The Amra Castle adornes with its zodiac dome and the early examples
of Omayyad fresco paintings, and there are still the fortress-like
mysterious Qasr Kha-ranah, the black basalt Roman/Medieval Islamic
fort at Azraq and the Omayyad residential palace of Qasr Al-Hallabat.
After our lunch break in Azraq we drive back to hotel for overnight.
– Mt. Nebo – Madaba – King’s Highway –
Kerak – Petra overnight
After breakfast we depart for Mt. Nebo. This is the place
where Moses gazed at the promised land before he died. You visit
the old monastery and overlook the Jordan valley, Dead Sea, Jericho
we proceed to Madaba, where the famous mosaic 6th century map
of Palestine in St. George’s church is sited.
this, we drive to Kerak along the famous ancient biblical caravan
route the king's way. We have a short stop in Wadi Al-Mujib, a
great wide valley, which sweeps your breath away for it's magnificent
geological formation. Kerak, the ancient, biblical capital of
the Moabites, become well known for the famous crusaders castle
that was built in 1132/34 by king Baldwin the first of Jerusalem.
Visit the castle, enjoy the amazing undergrounds halls and the
we leave Kerak and drive to Petra for overnight.
full day tour and overnight
After breakfast departure for a full day tour to the red rose
city Petra, the biggest attraction of Jordan. Petra was first
established around the 6th century B.C. by the Nabataean Arabs,
a nomadic tribe who settled in the area and laid the foundations
of a commercial empire that extended into Syria. After the conquest
by the Romans 106 AD Petra declined in importance thereafter.
In the early 19th century the Swiss explorer Johann L. Burckhardt
discovered the city again.
arrival you will begin an unforgettable trip on horse back to
the canyon, the so called Siq, and then by foot to the most beautiful
monument: the Treasury. The local guide will give a brief history
of the city. Among other monuments you will see are Pharaoh's
Castle, the Triumphal Arch, the Amphitheater and the Monastery
to hotel for overnight.
– Wadi Rum – Aqaba overnight
After breakfast we drive to Wadi Rum, the wild desert landscape,
which already fascinated the British liaison officer Lawrence
start a two hour Bedouin Jeep tour which leads you to Lawrence's
Spring and to the sand dunes in Wadi Um Ishrin where you can find
will have a great view from Lawrence's House and drive to the
Barragh Canyon. Following this, we drive back to Bedouin camp
for lunch. ::
Afterwards you experience the amazing sunset in the desert and
we drive to Aqaba at the Red Sea for overnight.
Aqaba – QAI Airport
After breakfast assisted transfer to QAI Airport in Amman for
Prices are per person based on two adults sharing a twin or double
room and include all flights, accommodation on a bed and breakfast
basis, transfers and transport in Egypt and Jordan, entrance fees
to museums and sites of antiquities and visits as listed in the itinerary
and the services of a tour guide and Egyptologist, but are subject
to small price fluctuations in airport tax and fuel surcharges as
applied by the airlines at the time of booking and differences in
cost of flights from your chosen UK airport. From time to time it
may be necessary to change the order of the itinerary due to flight
times and train timetables, etc. - we do, however, endeavour to keep
any changes to a minimum.