Egypt heritage & Jordan landscape

 

13 Days/12 Nights
Cairo/Luxor/ St. Catherine/Petra/Amman


1st Day:
Your One Tour Travel representative will meet and assist you at Cairo International airport and you will then be transferred via air-conditioned modern vehicle to your hotel. Overnight in Cairo.

 


2nd Day:
Breakfast at hotel then enjoy an excursion to the mystical pyramids of Giza, Cheops, Chephren and Mykerinus. Visit the mighty sphinx - the pharaoh-headed lion and the Valley Temple, both belonging to Chephren. Move on to your tour to the ancient city of Memphis, visit Sakkara and the Step pyramid of Djoser built by the brilliant architect Imhotep. This pyramid is considered to be the first stone construction ever built in the history of mankind. Transfer back to your hotel. Overnight in Cairo. (Breakfast)

3rd Day:
Breakfast at hotel then enjoy an excursion to the Egyptian museum which houses artifacts that date back to different eras including the treasures of Tutankhamun. Continue visiting the Citadel of Saladin and the alabaster Mohamed Ali Mosque which follows the same design of the Blue mosque of Sultan Ahmed in Istanbul. At night transfer to Giza train station for departure to Luxor by first class Sleeper train. Dinner and overnight in Sleeper train. (Breakfast and dinner)

4th Day:
Arrive at Luxor train station, meet and assist then enjoy an excursion to the magnificent Temple of Karnak and Temple of Luxor, then check into your hotel. Overnight in Luxor. (Breakfast)

5th Day:
Breakfast at hotel then enjoy an excursion to the Valley of the Kings, the beautiful Temple of Hatshepsut at Deir El Bahari and also visit the Two Colossi of Memnon - the only remains of the temple of Amenhotep III of Egypt’s 18th Dynasty. Transfer to Luxor airport for flight to Sharm. Upon arrival at Sharm airport, meet and assist and then transfer to your hotel. Overnight in Sharm. (Breakfast)

6th Day:
Breakfast at hotel then drive via air-conditioned modern vehicle to St. Catherine. Enjoy a visit to St. Catherine monastery, room of skulls, burning bush and St. Catherine library. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight in St. Catherine. (Breakfast)

7th Day:
At approximately at 2am you will start to climb Moses mountain where you will enjoy watching the sunrise. Afterwards, you will climb back down the mountain and return to your hotel to refresh and have breakfast. Drive via air-conditioned modern vehicle to Taba. Overnight in Taba. (Breakfast)

8th Day:
Breakfast at hotel then drive to Taba heights marina for ferry boat to Aqaba. Arrive in Aqaba and drive via air-conditioned modern vehicle to Wadi Rum, the magnificent desert landscape. Enjoy an excursion for two hours on board a 4x4 jeep through the desert to Lawrence’s Spring. Then pass majestic mountains, sand dunes, explore a gorge where some ancient rock graffiti exist. You will have free time to enjoy hiking on your own and enjoy the astonishing sunset. Drive via air-conditioned modern vehicle to Petra, check into your hotel and spend the rest of the day at leisure. Overnight in Petra. (Breakfast)

9th Day:
Breakfast at hotel then transfer to the magnificent red rose city of Petra which dates back to the 6th century B.C. arrive in Petra and begin your way to the Siq on either on foot or on horseback. Continue by foot through the Siq itself to the beautiful Treasury in an open space. A local guide will give a brief history of the city. visit Pharaoh’s Castle, the Triumphal Arch, the Amphitheater and Monastery. In the afternoon drive via air-conditioned modern vehicle to Amman and check into your hotel. Overnight in Amman. (Breakfast)

10th Day:
Breakfast at hotel then enjoy an excursion in Amman, Jordan’s capital, dominated by the ancient Citadel with its Byzantine Church, Temple of Hercules and The Umayyad Palace. Continue visiting the Amphitheater, the Archaeological and Jordan Folklore Museums and King Abdullah Mosque.(Breakfast)
Proceed to Jerash which is considered to be the best example of a Roman provincial city in the whole Middle East. Visit Hadrian’s Arch, Hippodrome, Colonnaded Street, Cathedral, Jerash Archaeological Museum, North Theater and South Theater. Transfer back to your hotel. Overnight in Amman. (Breakfast)

11th Day:
Breakfast at hotel then check out from your hotel and spend the day at leisure in Amman. Drive to Aqaba where you can enjoy shopping before driving to Aqaba port for the ferry boat to Taba. Meet and assist at Taba port then drive via air-conditioned modern vehicle to Cairo. Overnight in Cairo. (Breakfast)

12th Day:
Breakfast at hotel then spend the day at leisure in Cairo. Optional dinner cruise. Overnight in Cairo. (Breakfast)

13th Day:
Breakfast at hotel then transfer via air-conditioned modern vehicle to Cairo international airport for final departure. (Breakfast)

Program includes the following services :
• Meet & assist at Cairo International Airport.
• 5 Nights accommodation in Cairo, including breakfast and all taxes.
• 2 Days excursions in Cairo including visits to:
* Pyramids of Giza.
* Sphinx.
* Valley Temple.
* Memphis City.
* Step pyramid of Sakkara.
* Egyptian Museum.
* Citadel of Saladin.
* Mohamed Ali alabaster mosque.
* Entrance fees included.
* English speaking guide.

• 1 Night accommodation in Luxor at a 3 star hotel, including breakfast and all taxes.
• 2 Days excursions in Luxor including visits to:
* Karnak Temple.
* Luxor Temple.
* Valley of the Kings, including 3 tombs (Tutankhamun tomb NOT included).
* Hatshepsut Temple.
* Colossi of Memnon.
* Entrance fees included.
* English speaking guide.

• 1 Night accommodation in Sharm at a 3 star hotel, including breakfast and all taxes.
• Air-conditioned modern vehicle Sharm/St. Catherine.
• 1 Night accommodation in St. Catherine at a 4 star hotel, including breakfast and all taxes.
• Climb Moses mountain and visit:
* St. Catherine monastery.
* Room of Skulls.
* Burning Bush.
* St. Catherine library.
* Entrance fees included.
* English speaking guide.
* Bedouin guide.

• 1 Night accommodation in Taba at a 3 star hotel, including breakfast and all taxes.
• Entry visa to Jordan.
• Meet & Assist at Aqaba port upon arrival & departure.
• All transfers and excursions mentioned in Itinerary.
• A/C Brand-new hired vehicles with English-speaking driver in Jordan.
• All entrance fees to mentioned sites & Museums in Jordan.
• Short horse ride in Petra.
• 1 night accommodation in Petra at a 3 star hotel, including breakfast and all taxes.
• 2 Day excursions in Petra including visits to:
* Wadi Rum.
* 4x4 jeep through the desert included.
* Petra City.
* The Siq.
* The Treasury.
* Pharaoh's Castle.
* The Triumphal Arch
* The Amphitheater.
* Monastery.
* Horse ride included.
* Entrance fees included.
* English speaking guide.

• Air-conditioned modern vehicle Petra/Amman.
• 2 Nights accommodation in Amman at a 3 star hotel, including breakfast and all taxes.
• 1 Day excursion in Amman including visits to:
* The Amphitheater.
* Archaeological Museum.
* Folklore Museum.
* King Abdullah Mosque.
* The Jerash.
* Hadrian's Arch.
* Hippodrome.
* Colonnaded Street.
* Cathedral.
* Jerash Archaeological Museum.
* North Theater.
* South Theater
* Entrance fees included.
* English speaking guide.

• Meet and assist at Taba port.
• Air conditioned modern vehicle Taba/Cairo.
• Transfer to Cairo international airport on final departure.
• All transfers via air-conditioned modern vehicle.
• Portage when needed.
• All service charges and taxes.

Program does not include:
• International flight tickets.
• Egypt entry visa
• Travel insurance.
• Night sleeper train Cairo/Luxor, on half board. (including breakfast, dinner)
• Domestic flight Luxor/Sharm.
• Ferry boat Taba/Aqaba/Taba.
• Departure taxes at Taba port ($15) & Aqaba port ($5).
• Any extras not mentioned in the itinerary.
• Drinks and any personal expenses.
• Entrance fees to any of the pyramids from inside or the mummy room at the Egyptian museum.
• Tips.

Duration: 13 Days/12 Nights
Destinations: Cairo/Luxor/St. Catherine/Petra/Amman
Customizable: Yes
Schedule: Daily trip

 
Notes:
1.Prices are per person in double & quoted in US dollars
2.Above prices are summer prices (valid from 01/05/2010 till 30/09/2010)
3.Prices are not valid for summer peak period (15/07/2010 till 31/08/2010) or Winter period (01/10/2010 till 30/04/2011) and to provide you with supplement for such periods please submit request
4.Upgrade to 4 or 5 star hotels available upon request
5.Kindly note that visa to Jordan is required. So, please check with your tour operator before traveling to Jordan.