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Overview

Have you Travelled to Egypt and Jordan with Cath on one of her fabulous tours?

Cath has lived and worked in Cairo and has been escorting tours there since 1991, so you are in excellent hands!

You’ll see and do things that no other tour offers, all in a small private group. Contact us if you would like to join in one of the tours operating in April 2024

Detailed Itinerary

Depart Melbourne on 07 April for flight to Bangkok
- Arrival at Cairo International Airport, meeting and assistance by our qualified representative.
- Transfer by deluxe Coach to your hotel for check-in.
..- Overnight at hotel.
Hotel: Cairo pyramids (Classic Garden view room)
Meal: No Meals

Hotel: Cairo pyramids (Classic Garden view room)

Meal: No Meals

- Breakfast at hotel.
- Proceed to a full day visit of the Pyramids of Giza, the Sphinx, Sakkara and Memphis.
- Return to hotel after the tour.
- Evening free at leisure
OPTIONAL: Dinner on board of a floating sailing restaurant including Oriental show.
- Overnight at hotel.
Hotel: Cairo pyramids (Classic Garden view room)
Meal: Breakfast

Hotel: Cairo pyramids (Classic Garden view room)

Meal: Breakfast

- Breakfast at hotel
- Proceed to a full day visit of Egyptian Museum, the Citadel, Mosque of Muhammed Ali and Khan El Khalili Bazar
- Return to hotel after the tour
- Evening free at leisure
OPTIONAL: Sound & Light show at the Pyramids of Giza.
- Overnight at hotel
Hotel: Cairo pyramids (Classic Garden view room)
Meal: Breakfast

Hotel: Cairo pyramids (Classic Garden view room)

Meal: Breakfast

- Breakfast at hotel and check out.
- Transfer to Cairo Domestic Airport for the flight to Luxor.
- Arrival Luxor, meeting by our representatives and transfer to your Nile Cruise.- Arrival at the Nile cruise and embarkation.
- After a short rest, proceed to the visits of the Karnak and Luxor temples.
- Return the ship and lunch on board.
- Evening free at leisure
OPTIONAL: Sound & Light show at the Karnak Temple or visit the Souk by night.
- Dinner and overnight on board
Hotel: Semiramis II Nile Cruise
Meal: Breakfast, lunch and Dinner

Hotel: Semiramis II Nile Cruise

Meal: Breakfast, lunch and Dinner

OPTIONAL: Hot-air balloon over the West Bank of Luxor.
- Breakfast on board.
- Proceed to the visits of the Valley of the Kings, Hatchepsut Temple and the Colossi of Memnon.
- Return to the ship after the tour.
- Lunch on board.
- Sail to Edfu.
- Dinner and overnight on board.
Hotel: Semiramis II Nile Cruise
Meal: Breakfast, lunch and Dinner

Hotel: Semiramis II Nile Cruise

Meal: Breakfast, lunch and Dinner

- Breakfast on board.
- Visit Edfu Temple.
- Sail to Kom Ombo and visit Kom Ombo temples upon arrival.
- Lunch on board.
- Sail to Aswan.
- Dinner and overnight on board.Hotel: Semiramis II Nile Cruise
Meal: Breakfast, lunch and Dinner

Hotel: Semiramis II Nile Cruise

Meal: Breakfast, lunch and Dinner

- Breakfast on board.
- Proceed to the visits of the Philae Temple, the High Dam and the unfinished Obelisk.
- Return to the ship after the tour.
- Lunch on board.
- In the Afternoon transfer by motorboat to visit Aswan Botanical Gardens.
- Return to the ship after the tour.
- Evening free at leisure
OPTIONAL: Sound & Light show at the Philae Temple or City tour by night
- Dinner and overnight on board.
Hotel: Semiramis II Nile Cruise
Meal: Breakfast, lunch and Dinner

Hotel: Semiramis II Nile Cruise

Meal: Breakfast, lunch and Dinner

- Breakfast on board and disembarkation.
- Transfer by deluxe Coach to your hotel for check-in
- In the afternoon, Transfer by motor boat to the Nubian Village.
- Overnight at hotel.
Hotel: Sofitel Legend Old Cataract (Palace Luxury room garden view)
Meal: Breakfast

Hotel: Sofitel Legend Old Cataract (Palace Luxury room garden view)

Meal: Breakfast

- Breakfast at hotel.
OPTIONAL: Excursion to Abu Simbel (By flight)
- Evening free at leisure
- Overnight at hotel
Hotel: Sofitel Legend Old Cataract (Palace Luxury room garden view)
Meal: Breakfast

Hotel: Sofitel Legend Old Cataract (Palace Luxury room garden view)

Meal: Breakfast

- Breakfast at hotel and check-out.
- Transfer to Aswan Domestic Airport for the flight to Sharm El-Sheikh.
- Upon arrival to Sharm El Sheikh, meeting by our representatives and transfer to your hotel.
- Arrival at the hotel and the hotel and check in.
- Evening free at leisure.
- Overnight at hotel.
Hotel: Movenpick Resort (Classic partial Sea View room)
Meal: Breakfast

Hotel: Movenpick Resort (Classic partial Sea View room)

Meal: Breakfast

- Breakfast at hotel.
- Day free at leisure to enjoy the sandy beach and sea crystal blue water or one of our various optional excursions.
- Overnight at hotel.
Hotel: Movenpick Resort (Classic partial Sea View room)
Meal: Breakfast

Hotel: Movenpick Resort (Classic partial Sea View room)

Meal: Breakfast

- Breakfast at hotel
- Check-out, Transfer from Sharm El Sheikh to Nuweiba (approx 150 Kms/02h00) for the ferry to Aqaba.
Meal: Breakfast

****END OF EGYPT TOUR****

JORDAN PART COMMENCES:
From Nuweiba, you catch the ferry to Aqaba in Jordan to continue your Middle Eastern adventure! We will be met at Aqaba
port and transferred to Wadi Rum – the home of Lawrence of Arabia, where we check into your camps Camp for dinner
Overnight in camps
Hotel: Bedouin Meditation Camp
Meal: Dinner

Meal: Breakfast and Dinner

After breakfast we will tour the main sites of Wadi Rum, including the remains of Lawrence of Arabia’s house. By lunch time, we’ll be off to Wadi Musa, the nearest village to the Petra World Heritage site. Here we check into hotel for the next 3 nights.

Overnight at hotel

Hotel: Sofsaf
Meal: Breakfast

Hotel: Sofsaf

Meal: Breakfast

After breakfast, we’ll have our first visit to the Petra site, entering via the famous Siq. We spend the day at the site, visiting, climbing, photographing and generally being gob-smacked by the amazing architecture of the Nabateans.
Overnight at hotel
Hotel: Sofsaf
Meal: Breakfast

Hotel: Sofsaf

Meal: Breakfast

Day two at the Petra site…we will try to enter via either the “goat track” or the back entrance, for something a bit different!
Overnight at hotel
Hotel: Sofsaf
Meal: Breakfast

Hotel: Sofsaf

Meal: Breakfast

After breakfast today we will drive to Amman, the capital of Jordan, via the Dead Sea near the Jordan River, the lowest point on Earth at 409 meters below sea level. It is also one of the world's saltiest bodies of water, with 33.7% salinity (You cannot sink, you will float). The Dead Sea area has become a major Centre for health research and treatment for several reasons.

We’ll then proceed to Amman tourist beach for lunch and free time at leisure for swimming at the Dead Sea including lunch.

After that we’ll visit Mt. Nebo, where the prophet Moses went to get a view of the Promised Land before he died. From a platform in front of the church you can enjoy a breathtaking view across the Jordan Valley and the Dead Sea. We’ll then drive to visit Madaba, "The City of Mosaics" visiting the contemporary Greek Orthodox church of St. George and the wonderfully vivid 6th- century Byzantine mosaic map showing the entire region from Jordan and Palestine in the north to Egypt in the south.

Then transfer to your hotel in Amman to check in for the evening.
Overnight at hotel
Hotel: Crowne Plaza
Meal: Breakfast and Lunch

Hotel: Crowne Plaza

Meal: Breakfast and Lunch

Breakfast at hotel
Later enjoy a day tour visiting Jerash, Umm Qais and Ajloun
Overnight at hotel
Hotel: Crowne Plaza
Meal: Breakfast

Hotel: Crowne Plaza

Meal: Breakfast

We are transferred to the airport to depart Amman
(Standard Check-out @ 1200 noon)
Meal: Breakfast

Meal: Breakfast

Inclusions

International Airfare  -Melbourne - Cairo // Amman -  Melbourne  

Inclusions for Egypt Portion: 

07 nights accommodation in Cairo, Aswan & Sharm El Sheikh on Bed and breakfast Basis.

04 nights accommodation on board Nile Cruise on full-board basis.

Private sightseeing tours as mentioned in the itinerary including transportation by deluxe coach, entrance fees and qualified
local English-speaking guide.

All ground transportation by deluxe coach as per itinerary.

Meeting and assistance by our qualified representative at airports and hotels/Nile Cruises.

Assistance by our qualified representatives throughout the program.

Ferry boat from Nuweiba to Aqaba (Rate subject to change at actual time of booking or ticket issuance)

Domestic ticket (Cairo/Luxor, Aswan/Cairo/SSH)

Note: Airfare quoted are on economy class and are liable to change at actual time of booking and actual time of ticket issuance. Package cost remains subject to change should there be any increase in airfare).

Inclusions for Jordan Portion:   

06 Night accommodation at hotels as mentioned or similar on Bed & Breakfast basis

Dinner at camps in Wadi Rum on arrival day

Meet on arrival and departure

Transportation and tours in air-conditioned modern vehicle

Professional English-speaking guide for the whole trip

Accommodation at hotels as mentioned or similar on BB basis,

Dinner in Wadi Rum

Entrance fees to all sites mentioned in the program

Excursion in Wadi Rum Reserve for 2 hours by SUV

Access to Dead Sea beach with lunch

Exclusions

For Egypt Portion:                                                         International airfare
Egypt’s entry Visa.
Abu Simbel Excursion (Aswan/ Abu Simbel/ Aswan)
Any Other Optional tours/activities (Given below as supplements)
Beverage during meals.
Any expenses of personal nature such as table drinks, laundry, telephone calls, travel insurances etc.
Any expenses not mentioned in the itinerary.
Tipping/Gratuities
Lunches and dinners (Unless specified in the program)
Early check-in and late check-out
Any other item not mentioned in above cost inclusions.

For Jordan Portion:                                                        International airfare
Visa Fees.
Any Other Optional tours/activities
Beverage during meals.
Any expenses of personal nature such as table drinks, laundry, telephone calls, travel insurances etc.
Any expenses not mentioned in the itinerary.
Tipping/Gratuities
Lunches and dinners (Unless specified in the program)
Early check-in and late check-out
Any other item not mentioned in above cost inclusions

Notes

Egypt Hotels Used Or Similar
Cairo - Cairo pyramids (Classic Garden view room)
Nile Cruise - Semiramis II Nile Cruise
Aswan- Sofitel Legend Old Cataract (Palace Luxury room garden view)
Sharm El Sheikh - Movenpick Resort (Classic partial Sea View room)

SUPPLEMENT COSTS FOR OPTIONAL EXTRAS.                     

Note: Abu Simbel Excursion is quoted based on joining EgyptAir guide and transportation in Abu Simbel and not as a
private excursion.

Nile cruise itinerary may be changed without prior notice due to navigational restrictions. Itinerary may change in sequence
but not in visits. GGTS is not liable for these changes.

Cost include current applicable taxes, fuel and entrance fees, in case of any increase imposed by the Government that may affect any of the services included in the itinerary, GGTS will have the right to amended rates accordingly. This is only an offer, no space has been booked confirmation will be subject to availability at time of booking tour

Airfare is an approximated rate, and not the final one. Final rate will be advised at the time of issuing the tickets and upon receiving the full payment of the domestic flights, seats confirmations will be subject to airlines availability.

Steigenberger Pyramids is fully booked during requested dates, Movenpick Sharm and Old Cataract does not provide triple accommodation.

Program is quoted based on private local guide (not same guide throughout the trip) so group shall Enjoy private tours in Cairo and during cruise visits, while during Abu Simbel they are joining rest Of Egypt Air clients in the transfer and temple visit.

Ras Mohamed Rate is expected rates since excursions for sea destination are not finalized yet.

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SPECIAL NOTE: Program Proposal/Quotes are subject to change based on availability at the time of booking a 20% deposit
is required to proceed with booking the final proposal accepted.

Jordan Hotels Used Or Similar
Hotels Used Or Similar
Wadi Rum - Bedouin Meditation Camp
Petra - Sofsaf
Amman - Crowne Plaza

Program Touring / Guide

Small group tour

Trip Highlights

Cairo-Luxor-Nile Cruise-Aswan-Sharm El Sheikh-Nuweiba-Wadi Rum-Petra-Amman

Fixed Departure
08 Apr, 2024

Package Cost Incl Airfare
AUD 13,759 P P twin share
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