DAY 1 CAIRO
Arrive in Cairo. After clearing customs and collecting your luggage, you will be met and transferred to your hotel in the Giza area overlooking the pyramids.
DAY 2 CAIRO
Today is the day you’ve been waiting for! Visit the magnificent pyramids of Giza and admire the mysterious Sphinx. Spend some time taking photos of these legendary creations. After lunch, visit the site of Memphis, the oldest capital of Egypt and Sakkara, with its step pyramid. (B/L)
DAY 3 CAIRO
Visit the National Museum of Egyptian Antiquities housing the treasures of King Tut Ankh Amon. Visit the Citadel, built in 1183, and the Alabaster Mosque of Mohammed Ali. Enjoy exploring the famous Khan El Khalili bazaar for some treasures to bring back home! (B/L)
DAY 4 CAIRO - ASWAN – CRUISE
We offer 2 cruise ship categories. The order of visits differ but ports of call are the same
Transfer to the airport for your flight to Aswan. Upon arrival, transfer to the pier and board your cruise.
Nile Goddess cruise: Felucca Ride, Captain’s Welcome Cocktail, Nubian folk show.
Movepick Cruise: Visit the High Dam, Temple of Philae & Obelisk. Welcome cocktail. Both cruises overnight in Aswan. (B/L/D)
DAY 5 CRUISE
Nile Goddess Cruise: Visit the High Damn, Granite Quarries, and Philae Temple. Sail to Kom Ombo. Visit the two temples Sobek and Haeroris. Sail to Edfu. Galabeya Party. Overnight in Edfu.
Movenpick Cruise: Sail to Kom Ombo. Visit the two temples Sobek and Haeroris. Sail to Edfu and visit Horus Temple. Sail to Luxor via Esna. Galabeya party. Overnight in Luxor. (B/L/D)
DAY 6 CRUISE
Nile Goddess cruise: Visit Horus Temple in Edfu. Sail to Luxor. Lunch on board. Belly dance evening show. Overnight in Luxor.
Movenpick Cruise: Visit the West Bank (Valley of the Kings & Queens, Hatshepsut Temple) in Luxor. Visit the temples of Karnak and Luxor in the East Bank. Belly dance evening show. Overnight in Luxor.
DAY 7 CRUISE: LUXOR (END OF CRUISE) - CAIRO
Nile Goddess Cruise: Disembark and visit the West Bank (Valley of the Kings & Queens, Hatshepsut Temple) in Luxor. Visit the temples of Karnak and Luxor in the East Bank. Transfer to the airport and flight to Cairo. Arrive in Cairo and transfer to your hotel. Rest of the day is at leisure. (B)
Movenpick Cruise: Disembark and transfer to the airport for your flight to Cairo. Arrive in Cairo and transfer to your hotel. Rest of the day is at leisure.
DAY 8 CAIRO - AMMAN
Transfer to the airport for your flight to Amman, Jordan. Arrive in Amman and transfer to your hotel. (B)
DAY 9 AMMAN – MADABA – NEBO – PETRA
After breakfast, depart for Mt. Nebo for a panoramic view of the Jordan valley and the hills of Jerusalem in the distance, then continue to Madaba and visit the oldest known mosaic map of the Holy Land in the St George Byzantine Church. Continue to Petra and overnight. (B)
DAY 10 PETRA – WADI RUM
Today, experience one of the wonders of the ancient world as you visit the legendary Library at Petra. Afterwards, continue to Wadi Rum, where you will enjoy a 2 hour 4×4 adventure in the desert. Arrive at your desert camp for overnight.(B)
DAY 11 WADI RUM – AQABA
Leave your desert camp and head to the Red Sea resort area of Aqaba. Relax by the hotel pool or the city beaches, explore the market, the ancient ruins of Aqaba or explore the amazing marine life by snorkeling or scuba diving. (B)
DAY 12 AQABA – DEAD SEA – AMMAN
After breakfast depart for the Dead Sea. Enjoy a float on the Dead Sea and spa facilities at a planned hotel stop. Return to Amman for an overnight stay. (B)
DAY 13 AMMAN
Check out from your hotel and transfer to Queen Alia International Airport for departure (B).