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Duration: 19 Days | Departs Daily
Location: Start Cairo | Alexandria, Aswan, Edfu, Luxor, Sharm El Sheikh, Amman, Jerash, Umm Qais, Petra, Wadi Rum, Dead Sea
Price: $6,175* pp twin share
  • Ancient Treasures of Egypt & Jordan, Adventure World, Fine TravelDiscover the ancient treasures that Egypt and Jordan have to offer from the Pyramids at Giza and Abu Simbel, to Petra and the Greco-Roman city of Jerash.

    Along the way relax at Egypt’s popular Red Sea resort of Sharm El Sheikh and Jordan’s Dead Sea.

    This is an extensive journey that encompasses the very best of these ancient wonders.

    • Day 1: Cairo

      On arrival, you will be met and transferred to your hotel.
    • Day 2: Cairo

      Visit the Great Pyramids of Giza, the Sphinx, Memphis and Sakkara. You will also visit the Egyptian Museum, which houses over 100,000 pieces from antiquity. This evening dine at Abou El Sid, an award winning restaurant serving authentic Egyptian cuisine.

      Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner Included

    • Day 3: Cairo – Alexandria

      This morning head to Alexandria, the second largest city in Egypt, founded by Alexander the Great in 331BC. Explore the Alexandria Library, the Catacombs of Kom El Shokafa, the Roman Amphitheatre and Qaitpey Citadel.

      Breakfast Included.

    • Day 4: Alexandria – Cairo

      On your return journey to Cairo, visit El Alamein, famous as the place where the Allied Forces of WWII gained a decisive victory over the Axis Forces. Visit the Commonwealth Cemetery. This afternoon, visit Khan el Khalili bazaar, a souk that dates back to 1382 and the largest in Cairo.

      Breakfast/Lunch Included

    • Day 5: Cairo – Aswan

      Today fly to Aswan and transfer to your ship to commence your Nile cruise. After lunch onboard, visit the High Dam, the unfinished Obelisk and Philae Temple before a fun ride on a felucca around Elephantine Island.

      Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner Included.

    • Day 6: Aswan – Edfu

      This morning, take a short flight to Abu Simbel and visit the famous temple which is guarded by four colossal statues of Ramses II. Return to Aswan and your cruise. This afternoon set sail for Kom Ombo and visit the temples. Continue sailing to Edfu.

      Braekfast/Lunch/Dinner Included.

    • Day 7: Edfu – Luxor

      Enjoy an excursion to the Temple of Horus in Edfu. The temple is one of the best preserved in Egypt. Sail from Edfu through the Nile Lock at Esna and continue your journey to Luxor.

      Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner Included.

    • Day 8: Luxor

      After breakfast disembark your cruise. Enjoy a visit to the West Bank and the Valley of the Kings. This evening spend the night at the boutique Hotel Al Moudira, the only hotel located on the West Bank.

      Breakfast/Lunch Included.

    • Day 9: Luxor – Cairo – Sharm El Sheikh

      Transfer to the airport for your flight to Sharm El Sheikh via Cairo.

      Breakfast Included

    • Day 10: Sharm El Sheikh

      Today is at your leisure to simply relax or explore Sharm El Sheikh.

      Breakfast Included

    • Day 11: Sharm El Sheikh

      After an early breakfast visit St Catherine’s Monastery located at the base of Mount Sinai, where Moses received the Ten Commandments from God.

      Breakfast/Lunch Included

    • Day 12: Sharm El Sheikh – Amman

      On arrival you will be transferred to your hotel.

      Breakfast Included

    • Day 13: Amman – Jerash – Umm Qais – Amman

      Today visit the Greco-Roman city of Jerash, widely regarded as the best-preserved city of the Decapolis and sometimes known as the Pompeii of the East. Continue to Umm Qais, an ancient cultural city perched on a splendid hilltop overlooking the Jordan Valley and the Sea of Galilee.

      Breakfast Included

    • Day 14: Amman – Petra

      Today journey to Petra. En-route visit the mosaic filled city of Madaba and also see the mighty crusader castle at Kerak before arriving in Petra late in the afternoon.

      Breakfast Included

    • Day 15: Petra

      Spend the day at the “rose-red” city of Petra. The whole day is yours to explore this impressive city. Enjoy lunch at the Basin Restaurant located inside the city. This evening return to see the Siq and the Treasury lit by the flickering flames of more than 2,000 candles whilst enjoying tea and listening to the Bedouins play their traditional music.

      Breakfast/Lunch Included

    • Day 16: Petra – Wadi Rum

      Drive to Jordan’s magnificent desert landscape of Wadi Rum. Enjoy a 4WD desert sunset ride before delighting in dinner under the stars and spending the night in a Bedouin camp.

      Breakfast/Dinner Included

    • Day 17: Wadi Rum – Dead Sea

      Today continue onto the Dead Sea. Enjoy the Dead Sea and its salty waters or visit Mujib Reserve and enjoy one of the hikes available.

      Breakfast Included

    • Day 18: Dead Sea

      Spend the day at leisure either floating in the Dead Sea or enjoying a spa treatment at your hotel.

      Breakfast Included

    • Day 19: Dead Sea – Amman

      Transfer to the airport for your departure flight.

      Breakfast Included

  • Included:

    • 14 nights accommodation
    • One nights at a desert camp
    • Three nights on board a Nile cruise
    • Sightseeing and entrance fees (exept to the mummies’ room at the Egyptian Museum and inside the Pyramids)
    • Some meals
    • Flights as per itenerary

     

    Highlights:

    • Visit the ancient sites like the Pyramids at Giza, Abu Simbel and the Valley of the Kings
    • Stay in a Bedouin camp and dine under the stars in the remote desert of Wadi Rum
    • Explore the Rose-City of Petra

     

    Not Included:

    • International Airfares
    • Visa, personal expenses
    • Gratuities
    • Departure taxes.

    *Ask Fine Travel for the best available international airfares

     

  • *TERMS & CONDITIONS

    All prices are quoted in NZD (unless otherwise stated), per person, twin share (unless otherwise stated) & are correct as at 15 March 2015. Single supplement and child costs supplied on request. Offers are subject to availability & can change without notification due to fluctuations in charges & currency. Valid for sale until sale date specified with each deal. Valid for travel in low season, unless specified. A deposit must be paid at time of booking & full payment must be received by Book by date where a date is specified. Credit Card surcharges apply. For full terms and conditions please contact Fine Travel on 0800 000 3463. Have a Fine Holiday! (REF: AW)