19D Egypt & Jordan Explorer

19D Egypt & Jordan Explorer
Egypt, JordanHistory & Culture

19-day comfort-style adventure from USD $4,199 per person
Trip prices DO NOT include international airfare & airport taxes.

There's something indefinitely alluring about the mysteries of ancient Egypt. From the ruins to the mummies to the mythology behind the pyramids, this is a trip that no archaeology or history buff should miss. This 19-day trip is packed full of highlights of not just Egypt but of Jordan, including visits to Petra, Kerak Castle, Sahara desert and the Dead Sea. With internal flights taken care of and comfortable accommodations awaiting you every night, you can sit back and focus on the ancient wonders hidden in the desert.

19 Days
From USD 4,199Per Person

Trip Itinerary

Arrive at any time. Arrival transfer included.

Embark on a guided tour of the Great Pyramids of Giza and the Sphinx and opt for a camel ride at the pyramids. Continue to the historic Mediterranean city of Alexandria.

Meals included: Breakfast

Spend the day exploring this ancient seaside city, including Pompey's Pillar, the catacombs, and the new Alexandria Library.

Meals included: Breakfast

Head back to Cairo with a tour inside the monasteries of Wadi Natrun en route. Visit the Egyptian Museum with the option to see the mummy room before boarding our overnight sleeper train to Aswan.

Meals included: Breakfast | Dinner

Arrive early to Aswan and opt to explore the busy Aswan market. Later, take a scenic felucca ride on the Nile to a Nubian village and enjoy a home-cooked dinner with locals.

Meals included: Breakfast | Dinner

Early in the morning, fly to the famed temples of Abu Simbel for a guided tour. Later, board our river cruise ship for the night. Opt to visit the Aswan high dam.

Meals included: Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner

Spend 2 days floating down the Nile on a luxury river boat with guided tours of Kom Ombo and Edfu Temples en route. In between excursions, relax on the outside decks with a drink, watching the passing desert sands.

Meals included: Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner

Enjoy an excursion in Edfu, travelling by horse-drawn buggy to visit the very well preserved Temple of Horus.

Meals included: Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner

Visit the Colossi of Memnon and enjoy guided tours of the Valley of the Kings and Temple of Hatshepsut. Also enjoy the unique experience of visiting a G Adventures-supported library and community education centre, then later have dinner in a local family's home.

Meals included: Breakfast

Enjoy an excursion to the magnificent temple of Karnak, then use free time to explore the Luxor Temple or museums. In the evening, enjoy dinner in a local family's home.

Meals included: Breakfast | Dinner

Catch a flight back to Cairo and opt to visit the Khan el-Khalili Bazaar, tour Coptic Cairo, or enjoy a dinner on a floating restaurant on the Nile.

Meals included: Breakfast.

Fly to Amman, Jordan. Transfer to the hotel and meet your new CEO this evening.

Meals included: Breakfast.

Enjoy a guided visit of Jerash, one of the largest and most well-preserved Roman ruins outside of Italy. Continue to the Dead Sea with the option to swim and enjoy health and beauty treatments that use natural sea salts and mud.

Meals included: Breakfast | Dinner.

Visit the ancient town of Madaba, famous for its mosaics and churches. View Israel from the summit of Mt Nebo and visit the desert crusader castle at Karak.

Meals included: Breakfast.

Enjoy a guided full day tour of Petra, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, with 2-day entrance allowing plenty of free time to explore.

Meals included: Breakfast.

The morning is free to return and explore Petra at your own pace. In the evening, enjoy a cooking demonstration and a dinner of local specialties.

Meals included: Breakfast | Dinner.

Take a tour of 'Little Petra' before continuing to Wadi Rum in the heart of Jordan's desertscape. Enjoy lunch at our lodge then take a 4x4 desert excursion.

Meals included: Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner.

Return to Amman and enjoy a farewell dinner at a local restaurant.

Meals included: Breakfast | Dinner.

Depart at any time.

Meals included: Breakfast

What an incredible way to see the Valley of the Kings. Fly over the tombs and monuments of ancient Egypt aboard a hot air balloon on an hour flight. The wind dictates where you go and what you see so no trip is ever the same.

Is this Tour for me?

Is this tour for me?

Travel Style Comfort
Great adventures, genuine experiences, and insider access with a few extra frills along the way.

Service Level Upgraded
Quality accommodations with upgraded amenities; private transport (including flights); more included meals and activities.

Physical Rating Light
Light walking and hiking suitable for most fitness levels. Nothing too challenging.

Trip Type Small Group
Small group experience; Max 16, Avg 10.

Age requirement 12+
All travellers under age 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

Trip Cost

Price per person in US dollars

  • USD $4,199 ~ Adult Twin
  • USD $1,599 ~ Optional 'My Own Room' Twin

Inclusions

  • Arrival transfer
  • All entrance fees to included sites
  • Guided tour of the Pyramids of Giza and the Sphinx
  • Tour the Alexandria Library, Catacombs and Pompey’s Pillar
  • Guided tour of the Egyptian Museum
  • Flights and guided visit to Abu Simbel
  • Felucca sail to a Nubian village with community walk and local dinner
  • 3-night Nile Cruise
  • Guided tours to Kom Ombo and Edfu Temples
  • Visit to the Colossi of Memnon
  • Guided tour of the Valley of the Kings, Hatshepsut and Karnak Temples
  • Visit a Planeterra-supported library and community education centre
  • Dinner in a local family's home
  • Guided tour of Jerash
  • Visit to the Dead Sea
  • Tour the Madaba mosaics
  • Visit Mount Nebo
  • Guided visit to Kerak Castle
  • Petra 2-day entrance and 1-day guided tour
  • Cooking demonstration and dinner in Wadi Musa township
  • Visit Little Petra
  • Wadi Rum desert 4x4 jeep excursion
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
  • 18 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 10 dinners; allow USD350-400 for meals not included.
  • Private air-conditioned van, train, Nile cruise boat, plane, 4x4, walking.
  • Certified Egyptologist as Chief Experience Officer (CEO) in Egypt, local CEO in Jordan.
  • Small group experience; Max 16, Avg 10.
  • Comfort hotels (13 nights), Nile cruise boat (3 nights), sleeper train (1 night), desert lodge (1 night).

Trip Dates

  • Dec 20, 2015 - Jan 07, 2016

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19D Egypt & Jordan Explorer

19D Egypt & Jordan Explorer

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