This 11-day tour takes you on a journey to discover the ancient wonders of Egypt and Jordan. Starting in Cairo, you will experience the best of ancient Egypt with visits to the Pyramids and Sphinx, Sakkara, and the Egyptian Museum. You will then board a cruise ship and sail along the Nile River to visit Aswan, Kom Ombo, Edfu, and Luxor, where you will explore the Valley of the Kings, Karnak Temple, and Luxor Temple.
The tour then takes you to Jordan, where you will visit the stunning Wadi Rum desert, home to the film “Lawrence of Arabia,” and the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Petra, one of the 7 wonders of the world. You will end your journey in Amman, the capital city of Jordan, before departing from Queen Alia Airport.
This tour offers a perfect blend of history, culture, and natural beauty, providing an unforgettable experience for travelers seeking to discover the ancient wonders of Egypt and Jordan.
Day 1: ARRIVAL TO CAIRO
Upon arrival at Cairo International Airport, you’ll be greeted by our representative and taken to your hotel. After checking in and settling into your room, you can take some time to rest and relax for an overnight stay. Get a good night’s rest so you’ll be ready to start exploring all that Cairo has to offer the following day.
Day 2: SAKKARA, GIZA PYRAMIDS & THE SPHINX
Experience the best of ancient Egypt with our full day tour to Sakkara, Pyramids & Sphinx. The tour starts with a delicious breakfast before heading to Sakkara, an ancient burial ground that is home to the Step Pyramid of Djoser. Our knowledgeable guide will take you through the site and share the history and significance of the structures.
Next, we’ll head to the Pyramids and Sphinx area on the Giza Plateau, where you’ll get to marvel at the iconic Pyramids of Giza and the Sphinx. Lunch will be served at a local restaurant, where you can enjoy traditional Egyptian food.
After lunch, we’ll continue exploring the area before returning to the city and dropping you off at the hotel. The day ends with dinner at a restaurant in the city or hotel.
Day 3: ARRIVAL TO ASWAN / CHECK-IN CRUISE
After Breakfast, you’ll start your day by taking a morning flight from Cairo to Aswan. Upon arrival, you’ll visit the Aswan High Dam and Philae Temple, two of the most iconic landmarks in the area.
Afterward, you’ll check-in at your cruise ship and enjoy a delicious lunch on board. In the afternoon, you’ll visit the Nobles Tombs, which date back to ancient times and offer a fascinating glimpse into the lives of the nobles who once lived in the area. In the evening, you’ll enjoy dinner on board the cruise ship and relax as you sail along the Nile River towards Kom Ombo & Edfu.
Day 4: KOM OMBO & EDFU
After Breakfast, you’ll start your day by visiting the Kom Ombo temple, which is dedicated to two gods: Sobek, the crocodile god, and Horus, the falcon-headed god. Afterward, you’ll visit the Edfu temple, one of the most well-preserved temples in Egypt.
In the afternoon, you’ll enjoy lunch on board the cruise ship as you sail towards Luxor. You’ll have the opportunity to relax and take in the beautiful scenery along the Nile River.
In the evening, you’ll enjoy dinner on board the cruise ship and continue sailing towards Luxor.
Day 5: WEST BANK OF LUXOR
After breakfast, You’ll visit the Valley of the Kings, where you’ll explore the ancient tombs of pharaohs and learn about their burial customs. You’ll also visit Hatshepsut temple and the Valley of the Queens.
Afterward, you’ll enjoy lunch and have some free time to relax before continuing your tour in the afternoon. In the evening, you’ll visit the Luxor Temple, which is beautifully illuminated at night.
You’ll have dinner on board the cruise ship, where you can relax after a long day of exploring the ancient wonders of Luxor.
Day 6: KARNAK TEMPLE & FLIGHT TO CAIRO
You’ll start your day with breakfast on board the cruise ship before checking out. After checking out, you’ll visit the Karnak Temple, one of the most impressive temple complexes in Egypt.
After exploring Karnak Temple, you’ll have lunch in Luxor before heading to the airport for your flight back to Cairo.
In the evening, you’ll have dinner in Cairo before checking into your hotel for an overnight stay.
Day 7: EGYPTIAN MUSEUM & CITADEL
Explore the highlights of Cairo with our day tour, which starts with a visit to the Egyptian Museum to see ancient artifacts and treasures. We’ll then visit the Citadel of Saladin and the beautiful Mohamed Ali Mosque to learn about the city’s Islamic heritage and architecture.
Lunch will be served at a local restaurant, where you can try delicious Egyptian cuisine. In the afternoon, enjoy the stunning sound and light show from the comfort of your hotel room, which will take you on a journey through Egypt’s rich history. The day ends with a delightful dinner at your hotel.
Day 8: OLD CAIRO & KHAN EL KHALILI
Experience the rich history and culture of Cairo with our morning tour of old Islamic and Coptic Cairo. Visit historical sites and landmarks before enjoying a delicious lunch at a local restaurant. After lunch, explore the vibrant Khan El Khalili bazaar to shop for souvenirs and immerse yourself in the local culture.
In the evening, indulge in a delightful dinner at a nice restaurant in Cairo.
Day 9: ARRIVAL AT QUEEN ALIA AIRPORT – WADI RUM DESERT
Welcome to Jordan, where ancient wonders and warm hospitality await you! Upon arrival at Queen Alia Airport, our representative will greet and assist you. You will then be transferred to Wadi Rum desert. Enjoy a 2-hour jeep tour at this oasis home to the film “Lawrence of Arabia.” A truly “out of this world” experience! check-in at your camp and enjoy a delicious dinner & overnight.
DAY 10: WADI RUM – PETRA VISIT – AMMAN
After breakfast at your camp in Wadi Rum, start a full day visiting Jordan’s Jewel, the Capital City of the Nabateans, Petra, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, one of the 7 wonders of the world, is the legacy of the Nabateans, an industrious Arab people who settled in south Jordan more than 2000 years ago, walk through the Siq, the only access to this city, it’s a once in a life time experience, after your visit, you will be transferred to Amman hotel for Dinner & Overnight
Day 11: DEPARTURE – AIRPORT TRANSFER
After Breakfast, check out from your hotel at Amman. You will be transferred to Queen Alia Airport for departure.