Explore Egypt and Jordan with Ruud Kleinpaste - EJR19

Number of Days: 15
Destination: Egypt
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  • Join “The Bugman – Ruud Kleinpaste” on his 15 day tour of Jordan and Egypt, including the Rose City of Petra, Amman, Wadi Rum, a Red Sea resort, the Pyramids of Giza, the Temple of Kom Ombo, Edfu, the Valley of the Kings at Luxor and the Temple of Philae, plus a Nile Cruise.

    Starting from Cairo we see one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World - the Great Pyramid of Giza, as well as the Great Sphinx. Then from Aswan, you will be transported by cruise ship down the Nile past fertile lands, ancient temples and mystical sites, including the Temples of Edfu and Kom Ombo, the Valley of the Kings, the Temple of Hatshepsut and the Colossi of Memnon. Then you have time day to relax at a beautiful Red Sea resort, before we continue across the border into Jordan including another wonder of the world – the Rose City of Petra.

  • Tour commences in Cairo, Egypt and concludes in Amman, Jordan.

    Day 1: Cairo

    Arrive in Cairo airport, you will be met by our representative who will assist you through the formalities and then transferred to your hotel to meet your guide for briefing about the tour package. Overnight at your hotel in Cairo. Welcome dinner (included) tonight.

    Accommodation Cairo: The Oasis Hotel. D

    Day 2: Cairo - Giza Pyramids - Aswan

    After breakfast you will start the tour by visiting the awe inspiring Great Pyramids and the Sphinx at Giza plateau, then head to Sakkara to visit the Step Pyramid- the first completed Pyramid in Egypt and some other amazing tombs. After a day of seeing 4,500 year old ancient structures, we transfer for domestic flight to Aswan.

    Overnight Aswan : Basma hotel. B

    Day 3: Aswan
    Arrive in Aswan. Our representative will meet and transfer you to your 5 star Nile Cruise, beginning the day with a morning tour of the famous High Dam of Aswan. Next you will visit the amazing Temple of Philae and the Unfinished Obelisk.

    Overnight on the cruise. B, D

    Day 4: Nile Cruise, Kom-Ombo, Edfu
    Enjoy sailing down the fertile bank of the Nile to visit Kom-Ombo and Edfu Temples. Continue down the Nile to the city of Luxor.

    Overnight on the cruise. B, D

    Day 5: Nile Cruise to Luxor
    After breakfast, we will arrive in Luxor and tour the East Bank of Luxor. Here you will experience the massive Karnak temple and historic Luxor temple.

    Overnight on the cruise. B, D

    Day 6: Luxor to Red Sea Hurghada
    After breakfast, tour the West Bank of Luxor. Start your tour off with the world famous Valley of the Kings, then onto the Temple of Hatshepsut (Deir al-Bahri), and finish with the great Colossi of Memnon, the last remains of Amenophis III's temple. Then transfer to Hurghada for your overnight stay. 

    Overnight Hurghada: Sunny Beach Hotel. B

    Day 7: Hurghada

    This is another day free to be spent as you see fit. With snorkelling, swimming, scuba diving and good food and drink available you will find much to do; or nothing to do but enjoy the sun before we return to Cairo. B, L

    Day 8: Cairo

    Early morning drive from Hurgahda to Cairo. On arrival Cairo we start the city tour of the Egyptian museum, and finally to the open market (Khan El Khalili) the Bazaar with the numerous souvenir shops and coffee shops.

    Overnight at your hotel in Cairo. B

    Day 9: Cairo, Dahab

    After breakfast, we will transfer for our flight to Dahab. Time to relax and unwind next to the sea with optional activities available including swimming, snorkelling, diving, camel treks, shopping, jeep safaris and more.

    Accommodation Dahab: Jimmy Hotel Dahab. B

    Day 10: Dahab

    Another day to enjoy relaxing, shopping or exploring in Dahab. B

    Day 11: Aqaba

    We depart for Nuweiba Taba to crossing to Aqaba, Jordan’s window to the sea. After checking into our desert camp at Wadi Rum, we join a Jeep safari into the desert. Tonight we enjoy a traditional Jordanian dinner at Wadi Rum. After relaxing around the desert fire and sharing experiences with our fellow travellers under a starry sky, we retire for the night at our desert camp.

    Included activities; Sightseeing Wadi Rum, Jeep Safari. B

    Day 12: Wadi Rum, Petra

    After breakfast we depart for a full day tour in the Red Rose City Petra. We embark on an unforgettable trip on horseback and then by foot ‘til we reach the Treasury. Our local guide will provide us with a brief history of the city, which is one of the greatest attractions in the Middle East. We also visit the Pharaoh's Castle, the Triumphal arch and the Amphitheatre.

    Overnight Petra. Included activities; Sightseeing Petra. B

    Day 13: Petra, Dead Sea, Kerak, Amman.

    Today we first drive to the lowest point on earth, Dead Sea for the spectacular floating on the salty water, then Kerak to visit impressive Kerak Castle built in the 12th century. Later, continue to Amman for overnight.

    Included activities; Sightseeing Dead Sea and Kerak Castle. B

    Day 14: Amman

    After breakfast we have Amman city tour. We will visit the most important sights of this beautiful city.

    Overnight stay in Amman.

    Included activities; Sightseeing Amman. Farewell dinner (included) tonight. B, D

    Day 15: Amman

    Our tour finishes after breakfast, time to say goodbye to our new friends. B

    PLEASE NOTE THIS ITINERARY IS THE PROPERTY OF CLASSIC TOURS AND THE TRAVEL WAREHOUSE AND IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE.

  • Includes:

    • Meals as per itinerary: B = Breakfast, L = Light lunch, D = Dinner
    • Domestic flights within Egypt as per itinerary. 
    • Coach or minibus transport on tour
    • Hotel accommodation on a twin share basis.

    Excludes: 

    • Flights (airfares other than stated as included), visas and insurance
    • Extra meals, snacks and drinks
    • Tips and any optional tour or other activities not stated as included in this itinerary

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    Ref: EJR19

    29-Sep-2019 13-Oct-2019

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