Jewels of Egypt and Jordan

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Cairo, Petra

Journey to the region where modern civilization is believed to have begun! Visit the ancient sites of Cairo, Luxor and Aswan and marvel at the monolithic complexes built from sand colored stones. From Egypt, fly to Jordan to visit the ancient city of Petra to visit the remaining ruins carved right into the sides of the rose-colored Sherah Mountains.

8 day/7 night package featuring Cairo, Aswan, Edfu, Luxor, Amman and Petra. This program includes accommodation in your choice of Superior or Superior First Class hotels, daily breakfast, a 3-night Nile River cruise with on board entertainment and select flights*. *Flights included: Cairo to Aswan; Luxor to Amman via Cairo


  • Accommodations as per itinerary
  • Meals as per itinerary; breakfast (B), lunch (L), dinner (D)
  • Sightseeing: per itinerary


  • Items of a personal nature
  • All other items not mentioned as included
  • Select alcoholic drinks as per itinerary
  • International flights




Cairo, Egypt - Arrival

Superior Class: Movenpick Cairo Pyramids or similar accommodations

Upon arrival in Cairo, meet your driver for a private transfer to your hotel for check-in, followed by a briefing of your itinerary and the remainder of the evening at your leisure.  



Discover Cairo

Superior Class: Movenpick Cairo Pyramids or similar accommodations

Meet your guide at your hotel for a full day of private touring in Cairo. Visit the three Great Pyramids of Giza, Cheops, Chefren and Mykerinos – as well as their guardian, the Sphinx. Take some free time for an optional lunch before visiting the Egyptian Museum, housing treasures from pre-dynastic period to the Old, Middle and New Kingdoms. Don’t miss the chance to view the famous exhibit of Tut Ankhamon. (B) 



Cairo - Aswan

Cruise Line: MS Royal Ruby or similar cruises

Take your private transfer to the airport for your flight to Aswan (ticket included). Upon arrival, you will be met at the airport to begin your tour including a visit to the High Dam and the Unfinished Obelisk. Continue your tour to the majestic Philae Temple, built in honor of the goddess Isis. Later you will be transferred to your cruise boat on the Nile River for lunch on board followed by an afternoon felucca sailing around the Elephantine Island, Lord Kitchener’s Botanical Gardens and the Agha Khan Mausoleum. Tonight, enjoy dinner on board including a Nubian folklore show. (B,L,D) 



Aswan – Kom Ombo - Edfu

Cruise Line: MS Royal Ruby or similar cruises

Visit the maginificent Temple of Kom Ombo, dedicated to the crocodile-god Sobek. Enjoy the fabulous scenery of the Nile Valley as you sail from Kom Ombo onward to Edfu. Enjoy lunch on board before visiting the Temple of Horus followed by a High Tea service on board. Tonight, enjoy an Egyptian costume party with the chance to don a traditional Egyptian galabeyya for a lavish feast of Egyptian specialties, live music and dancing. (B,L,D) 



East and West Banks of Luxor

Cruise Line: MS Royal Ruby or similar cruises

This morning, join your Egyptologist guide for a tour around the West Bank of Luxor. Here you will visit the Valley of the Kings and Queens and the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut. On your return to the Nile for lunch on board, you will pass by the famed Colossi of Memnon. Following lunch, take a tour of the striking Temple of Luxor, dedicated to the god Amun, and the Temple of Karnak. Later, enjoy an afternoon tea on board followed by dinner and a belly dancing performance. (B,L,D) 



Luxor – Cairo – Amman, Jordan

Superior Class: Harir Palace Hotel or similar accommodations

After breakfast on board, disembark and transfer to the Luxor airport for your flight to Amman via Cairo. Upon arrival in Amman, you will be met and transferred to your hotel for the remainder of the evening at your leisure. (B) 



Amman – Petra

Superior Class: Petra Moon Hotel or similar accommodations

Drive to Petra for a guided tour of the ancient city carved into the rose-red Sherah Mountains. Walk through the Siq, a narrow and winding fissure between the cliffs, to reach the Treasury, the Roman Theater, the Courts, Qasr Bint Pharaoun, the Temple of the Winged Lion and other monuments left behind by ancient civilizations. After your visit, head to the city of Petra for check-in at your hotel and the remainder of the evening at your leisure. (B) 



Petra – Amman – Return

Enjoy a final Jordanian breakfast before returning to Amman where you will be dropped off at the airport for your return flight home. (B) 



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