Combining famous monuments, temples, and one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, this tour of iconic sites showcases the very best of Egypt and Jordan.
Our Egypt & Jordan Adventure tour will see you exploring the most iconic sites, delving into deep-rooted culture and dining on delicious cuisine.
This 15th century defensive fortress located in the port of Alexandria, built to defend the country from the advances of the Ottoman Empire.
The Egyptian museum holds some of the world greatest treasures, enormous collections of artifacts, mummies, coffins and ancient belongings.
This city is one of the largest and most well preserved sites of Roman architecture.
"Rose City" - A famous archaelogical site containing tombs and temples carved into the pink sandstone cliffs.
Our Egypt & Jordan Adventure Tour has been thoughtfully designed and thoroughly researched to bring you a range of once-in-a-lifetime experiences, many of which are entirely exclusive to us.
An experience not to be missed as it completes your Petra experience is Petra by night. Seeing part of the rock city by candlelight is a truly memorable moment and one of the best ways to explore the old city. Start by walking the entire Siq (lantern lit gauge) to the Treasury, which is lit with over 1,500 candles, bringing this major attraction to light.
Enjoy dinner 187 metres above the ground at the Cairo Tower Restaurant, offering spectacular views as you enjoy the soothing rotation of the restaurant. Dine on local Egyptian dishes suitable for all tastes as you share the highlights of your day.
Stop in El Alamein, which includes a visit to the war cemetery and the war museum. Here you will learn about the history of the war as well as the vehicles, tanks and aircraft used.
Fly overnight to Cairo via Dubai. You will be met at the airport and transferred to your hotel. The remainder of the day is at leisure.
Spend today exploring the Pyramids of Giza and The Sphinx, followed by the Egyptian Museum, filled to its brim with an extensive collection of statues, mummies and treasures. Improve your bargaining skills this afternoon when you stroll through the Khan Khalili Bazaar, where you will find local souvenirs and food stalls.
View the world's largest collection of Egyptian Christian artefacts, old churches and the ancient burial ground of Sakkara. This evening's dinner is at the famous Cairo Tower where you'll taste local dishes while the restaurant rotates giving you spectacular views of Cairo at night.
Begin today travelling north to Alexandria where you will explore the city. Visit the Roman Amphitheatre, the Catacombs of Kom el Shoqafa, which are sure to be a highlight, and view the defensive fortress of Qaitbay Citadel on the coast of the Mediterranean Sea.
After checking out of your hotel, you will begin the trip back to Cairo with a stop en route at El Alamein. Well known for the battles that took place here, you will visit the military museum and WWII cemeteries. On arrival at Cairo train station you will board your first-class sleeper train to Luxor.
After arriving in Luxor, you will transfer to the port to begin your four night Nile River Cruise. Once settled, your shore excursion takes you to Luxor's East Bank, visiting the Temple of Luxor and Temple of Karnak, an impressive complex of buildings dedicated to the Egyptian pharaohs.
There's no better start to the day than exploring Luxor's West Bank, one of the most stunning landscapes in Egypt. Today you get to see the Colossi of Memnon statues, the Temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el-Bahari, and the famous Valley of Kings, home to the tombs of ancient Egyptian rulers. Relax as you set sail to the farming town of Esna this afternoon.
This morning, continue sailing south of Esna to the city of Edfu where you'll visit the ancient Temple of Edfu. Then sail to the agricultural town of Kom Ombo and explore the popular Temple of Kom Ombo, famous for its unique twin temples, before sailing a further 40 kilometres to Aswan.
A tour of Aswan town starts the day off. You will be visiting the man-made 3,600-metre High Dam, the Unfinished Obelisk and the majestic Temple of Philae. A relaxing, traditional felucca tour around the area with views of Elephantine Island, Kitchener's Island, and the botanical gardens, end this busy day.
Enjoy a morning at leisure to relax or explore. Stroll through Aswan market seeing the many local handicrafts, purchase a traditional Egyptian outfit or just have a drink in one of the many street cafés taking in your surroundings. You will later transfer to the airport for the flight to Cairo and transfer to your hotel. This evening you will experience the Sound & Light Show at Giza, depicting the history of the pyramids.
This morning, you will continue your tour with a flight to Jordan. On arrival transfer to your hotel to settle in and spend the rest of the day at leisure.
A city tour of Al Salt, located 40 minutes from Amman, begins today's sightseeing. Drive to the ancient Roman city Jerash - known as the Pompeii of the East. The highlight today is the opportunity to witness the Roman pastime of chariot racing. Cheer with the crowd as you watch these dramatic performances. Continue to the town of Ajloun to visit the fortress of Qal'at ar-Rabad, overlooking the Jordan Valley.
Tour the old city of Amman, exploring the Citadel and Roman Amphitheatre, before continuing to the Desert Castles. Return to Amman this afternoon where you will participate, with the help of a local expert, in making your own wind instrument – a Nai.
A visit to Mount Nebo, the site of Moses' Tomb, will leave you in awe of the ruins of the 4th and 5th-century churches, with floors still covered in beautiful mosaics. Your next stop is the town of Madaba to visit the Orthodox Church of St George and the Madaba Mosaic Map, before continuing to the world-renowned city of Petra.
Enjoy a morning filled with exploration of Petra's many caves and tombs. Petra, a treasured UNESCO World Heritage site, is a historical and archaeological city surrounded by mountains. It is famous for its rock-cut architecture and is also called Rose City for the red stone it is carved into. Spend the afternoon relaxing before the evening tour of Petra where you will get to experience the site by candlelight – another highlight of this tour.
Before transferring to Wadi Rum you will stop at Little Petra, a smaller canyon, meant to house traders on the Silk Road. On arrival at Wadi Rum, the Valley of the Moon, you will explore Lawrence's Road, visiting some spectacular sites while driving over sand dunes and through canyons. Return to camp, where you will stay overnight, for a traditional Bedouin experience.
Head north to the Dead Sea where you have the day to explore on your own. Experience one of the world's saltiest bodies by floating in the Dead Sea, or do some exploring of this lovely coastal area.
Fly to Australia, arriving home the following day.
Places Visited: Cairo (3N+1N) - Alexandria (1N) - Overnight Train (1N) - Luxor - Nile Cruise (4N) - Aswan - Amman (3N) - Petra (2N) - Wadi Rum (1N) - Dead Sea (1N)
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There are no dedicated Solo departures for this year. You can enjoy any of our tours with no Single Supplement on our Happy to Share option or explore the solo departures in other years.