15 Days Egypt & Jordan Tour Package from Holiday Travel Packages (Posted on Jul 14 2011)

15 Days Egypt & Jordan Tour Package from Holiday Travel Packages

EGYPT & JORDAN TOUR PACAKGE

15 Days visiting the main sites in Cairo, Alexandria, Abu Simbel and enjoy sailing by Nile Cruise on the Nile visiting the famous Temples and Tombs between Aswan and Luxor. Then have relaxation at the Red Sea followed by visiting the Highlights of Petra & Amman

RATE FROM: Available on request

Cairo Egypt

Cairo Egypt

PACKAGE INCLUDES:
Cairo Portion:

  1. 3 Nights bed and breakfast at hotel accommodation in Cairo
  2. 1 Night bed and breakfast at hotel accommodation in Aswan
  3. 3 Nights Full board on a Nile Cruise Ship
  4. 3 Nights bed and breakfast at hotel accommodation in Sharm El Sheikh
  5. 1 Nights Half board on First Class/ Deluxe Sleeper Train Cairo/Aswan
  6. 2 Full Days Tour in Cairo
  7. Over day Trip to visit Alexandria in a private air conditioned Van
  8. Over day Trip to visit Abu Simbel in a private air conditioned Van (Including transfer Aswan/Abu Simbel/Aswan + guiding fees for local English
  9. speaking guide provided by Egypt air + entrance fees)
  10. Over day Trip to visit St. Catherine in a private air conditioned Van (Including transfer Sharm/Catherine/ Sharm + Visit St. Catherine Monastery + guiding fees for local English Guide)
  11. All Transfers in Cairo, Alexandria, Abu Simbel, Aswan, Luxor, Sharm El Sheikh & St. Catherine will be operated in a private Air conditioned Van
  12. All Tours will be operated privately, Also on the Cruise Ship you will have your own private guide in Cairo and Upper Egypt. I.E You will have your own private guide
  13. and van (NO JOIN)
  14. EXCEPT Abu Simbel trip, you will be using local English speaking guide povided by Egypt air and you will join small group
  15. Guiding fee for an English speaking Egyptologist Tour guide All through
  16. All entrance fees to all Sight seeing, as mentioned in our program
  17. English speaking tour manager finalizing passport control and escorting you from Airport to hotel and vice versa
  18. Domestic air tickets Luxor/Sharm El Sheikh ONLY
  19. Transfer Sharm/Nuweiba by a private air conditioned Van
  20. Catamaran ticket Nuweiba/Aquaba
  21. All taxes and service charges
  22. Meals : 14 Breakfasts + 3 Lunches + 4 Dinners

Jordan Portion :

  • 2 Nights bed and breakfast at hotel accommodation in Petra
  • 1 Night bed and breakfast at hotel accommodation in Amman
  • 2 Full day tours in Petra and on your way from Petra to Amman will be operated in a private air conditioned Van
  • Local English speaking guide/driver in Petra
  • All entrance fees to all Sight seeing, as mentioned in our program
  • English speaking tour manager finalizing passport control and escorting you from Airport to hotel and vice versa
  • All taxes and service charges
  • Meals : 3 Breakfasts

RATE VALID TILL SEP/30/2001

PACKAGE EXCLUDES:

  1. International airfares
  2. Visa entry fees
  3. Departure tax (If there will be)
  4. Gratuities to tour guide, tour escorts, Egyptologist and drivers
  5. Personal expenses not mentioned : mineral water, personal calls, laundry, etc….
  6. Any meals not mentioned
  7. All Beverages
  8. Any Optional Tours
  9. Supplement for domestic air Cairo/Aswan Per Person USD 155.00 (Instead of Sleeper Train)

ITINERARY:-

Day/ 01  Cairo
Arrival at Cairo International Airport, meeting with our tour Manager, who will assist you through your immigration and
customs formalities, then he will escort you to your hotel for check in and overnight.

Day/ 02  Cairo
Breakfast at hotel. Meeting with your tour manager and qualified Egyptologist tour guide at the lobby to tour some of Egypt’s most ancient sites: the ruins of Memphis at the edge of the western desert (30 minutes drive), Egypt’s first Capital
until the end of the first Kingdom, about 2270 BC, and one of the most important cities throughout the history of Ancient Egypt. You will be visiting Memphis open air Museum the most important piece is Ramses the second statue about 20 meters
long. Close to Memphis, we drive to Sakkara, the City of the dead with the famous step Pyramid of Zoser, and the greatest Pharaoh of the 3rd  Dynasty 2650 BC, the step pyramids is known to be the first stone building ever build in the world, then
you will be visiting a Mastaba (Tomb) for the Nobel “Mereruka” from the old kingdom the tomb have beautiful colored paintings about life in Egypt during the old Kingdom, Continue your tour to the Pyramids of Giza, the Great Pyramid Cheops (Khufu’s), is the largest one of the three and one of the Seven Wonders of the ancient world, was built In the 4th dynasty about 2690 B.C. In front of the Pyramid of Chephren, there stand the Sphinx, which was discovered in 1912 carved from a
single piece of stone. It is a lion with a portrait of a Pharaoh’s head thought to be a likeness of the Pharaoh Chephren. Return back to your hotel for overnight.(B)

egypt alexandria

egypt alexandria

Day/ 03  Cairo/ Alexandria/ Cairo
Breakfast at hotel. Meeting with your qualified Egyptologist tour guide and driver to transfer you to Alexandria to start your tour visiting the Citadel of Qaitbey,  this 15th  century fort at the tip of the eastern harbor, is the site where one of the ancient seven wonders once stood : The Pharaohs Light House. Continue your tour to the Catacombs of Kom El- Shokafa, which is one of Alexandria’s most memorable monuments. These tombs are remarkable for their unusual mixture of art styles, sculpture, and reliefs which are images of Egyptian Gods. These catacombs date back to the 2nd century AD during the Roman era. Visit Pompey’s Pillar made of Aswan rose granite erected in 297 A.D. for the Roman Emperor Diocletian and thought to be one of the 400 columns that once formed the portico of Alexandria’s famous library the Pillar is the tallest ancient monument in Alexandria. Continuing the Roman theme, the next site your guide will show you is the Roman Amphitheater, built in the 1st century A.D. uncovered in the late 1950, possibly the best preserved Roman site in Egypt. The site also includes the remains of a Roman street and homes. At the end of the tour you will be visiting your tour with a visit to the newly opened Library of Alexandria built in the same spot the historical one was existing the library contains a beautiful museum with very special pieces from the ancient and modern history of Egypt. As part of the library, a new and very important antiquities museum has been created in order to highlight the history of Alexandria across the ages. It specifically highlights the cultural era of the Hellenistic world, providing exhibits related to knowledge and the arts the museum as ceremonially opened in January 2003. It now contains rare artifacts from the
Pharaonic, Greek, Roman, Coptic and Islamic eras. These artifacts are displayed in chronological order, representing the evolution of  writing, the birth of scholarship and librarianship, and the ancient arts with informative displays presenting mosaic, portraits, glassware, pottery, coins, textile and much more. Drive back to Cairo to your hotel for overnight.(B)

Day/ 04  Cairo/Aswan
Breakfast at hotel. Meeting with your qualified Egyptologist tour guide at the lobby to enjoy your tour visiting one of the famous and unique museums in the World the Egyptian Museum, famous for its antiquities from Egypt’s Pharaonic period, which
includes the fabulous treasures of King Tut-Ankh-Amon. Continue your tour to Old Cairo, visiting the oldest part of Cairo the old Coptic Churches, the Hanging Church dedicated to the Virgin Mary built in the 3rd Century and the Church of St.Sergious, where the Holy Family was hidden while they were in Egypt and built in the 4th Century. Followed by visiting the oldest Jewish Synagogue of Ben Ezra. Visit the medieval Citadel of Salah El- Din, built in the 12th Century and contains
many structures, the most impressive of which is the Alabaster Mosque of Mohamed Ali, it was designed in the early 19th Century by a  Greek Architect from Turkey. The style is based on the Ottoman mosques of Istanbul. At the end of your tour visit Khan El Khalili Bazaar (the old market). Finish your tour, you are  invited to have mint Tea and nergile (if you wish) at the oldest and most popular cafe named “Fishawy cafe”. Meeting with your tour manager to transfer you to Cairo Station for your Sleeper train to Aswan. Dinner and overnight on board Train.(B,D)

Day/ 05  Aswan
Breakfast on Board. Upon arrival at Aswan Station you will meet with our local tour manager to transfer you to your hotel for check in and freshen up. Later meeting with your qualified Egyptologist Tour Guide to visit the Philae Temple , which is
reached by motor launch from a dock south of town as it lies on an island between the old and new dams. Through UNESCO efforts, the temple was saved from the inundation by the waters of the new High Dam, was dismantled and re-assembled on a higher hill. A beautiful Construction is the Kiosk of Trajan which is a charming relic with 14 pillars, The High Dam, a modern  achievement of great magnitude in Egypt’s history , built by the Russians in the 1960’s, it supplies most of the country’s needed electric power and the Unfinished Obelisk in the granite quarries of Aswan where much of the red granite used for ancient temples and colossi came from. The Unfinished Obelisk still lies where it was carved when a crack was discovered as it was being hewn from the rock. Your qualified Egyptologist guide will explain how the 1 tone obelisk was carved and why the crack caused it to be abandoned. Return back to your hotel for overnight.(B)

Day/ 06  Aswan/Abu Simbel/Aswan
Breakfast Box. Meeting with your tour manager and driver to transfer you to Abu Simbel by private air conditioned Van. Upon arrival at Abu Simbel you will be transferred to visit the Great Temple of Ramses  the  2nd,  one of the greatest and most whimsical kings of Egypt the temple is dedicated in theory to the gods Amon-Ra, Harmakis and Ptah, the temple was carved in and stone rock cliff with the four colossal seated statues of the King in front of the entrance, each statue is 20 meters high and measures 4 meters from ear to ear, taking a closer look you will realize that each statue present the king Ramses in different ages of his life starting from youth age till he became a mature King, the temple wall decorations celebrate the military grandeur of the king, continue your tour visit the temple of Nefertari, the King’s beloved wife. Both temples were threatened by the increasing level of the Nile upon the completion of the Aswan High Dam and have been preserved in the 60’s by international action organized by UNESCO. All parts of the temple have been moved and rebuilt on a plateau above the former site, the temple is considered a miracle of the ancient and modern history. Return to Abu-Simbel a hewn in rock with the four colossal seated statues of the king in front of the entrance. It was dedicated to Amun-Ra, the Horrakhti and Ramses II. After visiting the Temple you will be transferred again  to Aswan to your Nile Cruise ship for embarkation. Lunch on board. Sail on the Nile by felucca around Kitchener’s Island situated in the middle of the Nile and Agha Khan Mausoleum which is situated on big hill. Afternoon tea. Dinner on board & Nubian folkloric Show. Overnight in Aswan. (B, L, D)

Day/ 07  Aswan/ Kom Ombo/ Edfu/ Luxor
Sail to Kom Ombo. Breakfast. Visit the Ptolemaic Temple standing high grounds overlooking the Nile. The Temple shared by the two gods Harories with his falcon head and Sobek with his crocodile head. Sail to Edfu. Lunch on Board. Visit the majestic Temple of Horus in Edfu, which is considered to be the best preserved cult Egyptian Temple. According to the Egyptian myths, it was the place where the falcon-headed god Horus revenged the murder of his father Osiris by killing Seth. Afternoon tea. Sail to Luxor. Captain’s Welcome cocktail (smart casual attire). Dinner on board & disco. Overnight in Luxor. (B, L, D)

Day/ 08  Luxor
Breakfast. Cross to the West Bank visit the Valley of the Kings and Queens, where tombs of 64 Pharaohs and 57 Queens have been discovered and enter some of the most remarkable burials, the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut at Deir El Bahari, which is an elegant terraced monument and its architecture remarkable unusual Temple than other  theben Temple and the Colossi of Memnon facing the Nile. Lunch on board. Visit the Karnak Temple, it is one of the greatest architectural achievements of antiquity. The Temple is a vast complex that embodies the works of many Pharaohs added over the centuries. It was the most important sanctuary in Ancient Egypt and visit the Temple of Luxor, which was started by Amenhotep III and completed by Ramses II. Dinner on board & Galabiya party. Overnight in Luxor. (B, L, D)

Day/ 09  Luxor/ Sharm El Sheikh
Breakfast. Disembark your cruise. Meeting with your tour manager to transfer you to Luxor Airport for your flight to Sharm El Sheikh. Upon arrival at Sharm El Sheikh Airport you will meet with our local tour manager to transfer you to your hotel for check in and freshen up. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight at hotel.(B)

Day/ 10  Sharm El Sheikh
Breakfast at hotel. Day at leisure for fishing , swimming, diving, snorkeling or relaxing by the sea side or your hotel side. Overnight at hotel.(B)

Day/ 11  Sharm El Sheikh/ St. Catherine/ Sharm El Sheikh
Breakfast at hotel. Meeting with your tour manager and driver to transfer you through the Sinai Peninsula. It was in the Sinai that Moses received the Ten commandments, Prophet Elyah sought refuge from queen Jezebel and the holy family traveled on their journey into Egypt. Arrival to St. Catherine you will be transferred  to visit the St. Catherine Monastery, built by Emperor Justinian in the 6th century to shelter Christian monks. The Monastery contains the Chapel of  the Burning Bush, the mosaic of the trans figuration of Christ and a library containing early Christian manuscripts. Return back to Sharm to your hotel for freshen up. Rest of the day at leisure for fishing , swimming, diving, snorkeling or relaxing by the sea side or your hotel side. Overnight at hotel. (B)

Day/ 12  Sharm El Sheikh/ Nuweiba/ Aquaba/ Petra
Breakfast at hotel. Meeting with your tour manager and driver to transfer you to Nuweiba Port for your Fast Catamaran to Aquaba. Arrival at Aquaba port you will meet with our local tour manager to drive to Petra in Southern Jordan to your hotel
for check in and overnight.(B)

Day/ 13  Petra
Breakfast at hotel. Start this magnificent day to discover the red-rose city of Petra, belonging to the Seven Wonders of the World,  on horseback and then on foot. This rock city had been carved in the sandstone by the Nabateans 2000 years and lost to civilization until rediscovered by the Swiss explorer Burkhardt. Walk through narrow canyon called the Siq, to reach the impressing Treasury, the Roman Theater, the Courts, Qasr Bint Pharaoun, Temple of the Winged Lion and Royal Tombs. An afternoon at leisure or if you wish you may climb up to the Monastery. Overnight at hotel.(B)

petra jordan

petra jordan

Day/ 14  Petra/ Amman
Breakfast at hotel. Drive from Petra to Amman along the spectacular King’s Highway, an old Caravan Route through the magnificent scenery of Wadi Mujib to the distinguished Crusader Castle of Kerak. Visit Madaba, where the oldest map of the Holy Land exists on the floor of St. George’s Church and the Mosaic School and Mt. Nebo, the alleged burial site of Moses, a short break  overlooking the Dea Sea and Jordan Valley; to enjoy the surrounding or to float in the unique waters. Continue to Amman to your hotel for check in and overnight.(B)

Day/ 15  Amman
Breakfast at hotel. Meeting with your tour manager to transfer you the Queen Alia airport, where he will assist you through your check-in and immigration formalities for your International  departure flight back home. (B)

B : Breakfast                             L : Lunch                             D : Dinner

Different Categories of Hotels & Nile Cruises used:

(5 Stars Deluxe) :
Cairo : Meridien Pyramids Hotel/Cairo www.lemeridien.com
OR      Mercure Le Sphinx Hotel/Cairo www.accorhotels.com
OR      Moevenpick Pyramids Hotel/Cairo www.moevenpick.com
OR      Sheraton Hotel/Cairo www.starwoodhotels.com
OR      Similar

Nile Cruise: M/S Iberotel Crown Empress or Jaz Jubilee Cruise
www.travcotels.com
OR              M/S Concerto or Princess Sarah Nile Cruise Ex
Aswan www.extensiongroup.com.eg
OR              M/S Jamila or Kahila Nile Cruise Ex Aswan
www.sabenagroup.com
OR              Tower Prestige Cruise www.tower-hotels.com
OR              Similar

(5 Stars) :
Cairo :  Pyramids Park Hotel/Cairo www.pyramidresort.com
OR       Shepheard Hotel/Cairo www.shepheard-hotel.com
OR       Similar

Nile Cruise : M/S Nile Empress or Regina Nile Cruise
www.travcotels.com
OR              M/S World Nile Cruise Ex Aswan
www.extensiongroup.com.eg
OR              M/S Solaris II Nile Cruise Ex Aswan
www.solaris2-eg.com
OR              Similar

(4 Stars) :
Cairo :  Zoser Hotel/Cairo www.zoser-hotel.com
OR       Novotel El Borg Hotel/Cairo www.accorhotels.com
OR       Similar

Nile Cruise : M/S Nile Pearl or Sovereign Nile Cruise
www.travcotels.com
OR              M/S Presidential Nile cruise (Join small Group)
www.pnccruises.com
OR              Similar

Transportation: Sleeper Train Cairo/Luxor-Aswan/Cairo (1st
Class) www.sleepingtrains.com

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Posted by on Jul 14 2011. Filed under Abu Simbel, Africa, Alexandria, Amman, Cairo, Egypt, Featured, Jordan, Karnak, Luxor, Sharm el-Sheikh.

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