Take an extraordinary journey on this escorted tour of Egypt, beginning and ending in Cairo, followed by a 4-night stay in Jordan.
Begin with a 3-night stay in Cairo—called the “Mother of the World”—to explore the legendary sites you’ve dreamed of seeing.
Embark on a luxury cruise on the Nile River to the Valley of the Kings and the Valley of the Queens.
Your adventure continues with four nights in Jordan, with a flight from Cairo to Amman. Spend one night each in Amman and Petra, and two nights at the Dead Sea.
Day 1 Cairo, Egypt: Welcome to Egypt
Day 2 Cairo: Guided sightseeing, visit the Pyramids and Sphinx of Giza, Ramses II, and Alabaster Sphinx in Memphis, and the 'Stairway to the Sky' at Sakkara; Sounds & Light Show at the pyramids
Day 3 Cairo: Visit Tutankhamun’s Tomb in the Egyptian Museum; see Saladin’s citadel and visit the Alabaster Mosque in Old Cairo; see the Hanging Church and Cairo’s oldest synagogue in Coptic Cairo; visit the Khan el-Kahlili souk
Day 4 Cairo-Luxor (Embarkation): Fly to Luxor; visit Luxor Temple, the Avenue of Sphinxes, monument of Karnak & Temple of Amun-Ra; onboard welcome reception
Day 5 Luxor-Edfu: Valley of Kings, Valley of Queens, Deir El-Bahri, and the Colossi of Memnon; galabya party on board
Day 6 Edfu-Kom Ombo-Aswan: Visit the Temple of Horus; visit the twin temples at Kom Ombo; lecture on board
Day 7 Aswan: Sail by felucca to Kitchener Island; visit the Botanical Gardens
Day 8 Aswan (Disembarkation)-Cairo: Excursion to the High Dam; cruise to Agilika; visit Temple of Isis and ancient granite quarries; fly to Cairo
Day 9 Cairo: Special tour to the world's largest open-air museum, followed by a walk in the maze of shops at the famous bazaar
Day 10 Cairo-Amman: Fly to Amman; free time
Day 11 Amman-Madaba-Petra: Sightseeing in Amman; visit St. George Church in Madaba; transfer to Petra
Day 12 Petra-Dead Sea: Sightseeing in Petra; transfer to Dead Sea
Day 13 Dead Sea. Jerash Ruins: Visit Jerash Ruins
Day 14 Dead Sea: Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning