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Explore Egypt & Jordan (12 destinations)

Egypt,  Jordan

Tour length 19 daysFrom Cairo to Amman
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About this tour

From the ‘Land of the Pharaohs’ to the buoyant waters of the Dead Sea, this immersive 19-day tour through Egypt and Jordan is awash with highlights. Lose yourself in sun-kissed Cairo, be dazzled by the grandeur of ancient Egypt, cruise down the iconic Nile River, and explore the fascinating cities of Alexandria, Aswan and Luxor. Fly to Jordan and discover the sweeping desert and echoing formations of Wadi Rum, the hand-hewn facades of Petra and the ancient Roman ruins at Jerash. This is a Middle Eastern odyssey to remember.Cairo is notorious for road congestion and air pollution. Be prepared for one of the busiest cities in North Africa.The walkways around ruins can be uneven, dusty and rocky, so be sure to bring sturdy, comfortable walking shoes. At major sites such as the Pyramids, you can expect to be exposed to the elements at length, so be prepared with a hat, sunscreen and plenty of fluids.The Middle East can get hot between June and September, but this is normally a dry heat and easier to cope with than humidity. Where possible we try and visit sites in the early morning before it gets too hot.Accommodation aboard the overnight train is in two-berth cabins, which are comfortable and air-conditioned. All bedding is provided, and western-style toilets are located in each carriage. General train cleanliness may not be to the same standards you are accustomed to. An included dinner and breakfast are served on board. You may want to purchase something extra beforehand to supplement your meal, particularly if you have any dietary requirements.The Nile Cruise includes three nights’ accommodation and full board (drinks are not included). Your ship will be docked each night in Aswan, Edfu or Luxor – please see the Itinerary for more details. When docked, Nile cruise ships are moored lengthways alongside each other, and your ship will most likely have a ship on either side. You walk through the other ships to reach the port.In Wadi Rum we stay in a permanent tented camp with shared bathroom facilities. While the desert may be very hot during the day, it will still be cold at night and warm clothes are highly recommended when travelling outside of the summer months.Ramadan is an annual month-long festival, during which travel can be a rewarding cultural experience, however some regular services may not be available during the day, such as restaurants or cafes, and occasionally travel can be disrupted by events. Your leader will adjust the itinerary accordingly, but please consider this when selecting your travel dates. You'll find dates and further information in the 'Climate and seasonal information' section of the Essential Trip Information.
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Tour ID 92779
Tour length 19 days
Group size 12
Age range 15 - 99

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Day 1: Cairo
Day 2: Cairo
Day 3: Alexandria
Day 4: Alexandria - Cairo - Overnight Train
Day 5: Aswan
Day 6: Abu Simbel - Nile River Cruise
Day 7: Nile River Cruise
Day 8: Nile River Cruise
Day 9: Luxor
Day 10: Luxor
Day 11: Cairo
Day 12: Amman
Day 13: Wadi Rum
Day 14: Aqaba
Day 15: Petra
Day 16: Petra
Day 17: Amman
Day 18: Amman
Day 19: Amman

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Carbon emission, kg/CO2
(Guests: 1, Nights: 1)
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