Amman, Petra, Cairo, Luxor, Esna, Edfu, Kom Ombo, Aswan

Tour Departs on: Wednesday
Tour Includes:
  • All Sightseeing & Shore Excursions by Exclusive IsramBeyond Services with Professional Guide Services
  • Deluxe Hotels
  • Deluxe 5 Day/4 Night Nile Cruise
  • All Transfers as indicated
  • All Entrance Fees to sites as indicated
  • Flights within Egypt per Itinerary
    (Flight from Amman to Cairo NOT included and must be added)
  • Visa for Egypt (USA & Canadian passports only)
Meals:
  • Buffet Breakfast Daily
  • 4 Lunches
  • 1 Dinner
  • All Meals on Cruise
Highlights:
  • Breathtaking view atop of Mt. Nebo
  • Horse Ride in the hidden rose-red city of Petra
  • Visit the imposing Greco-Roman Ruins of Jerash
  • Entrance to one of the Great Pyramids
  • Visit the Solar Boat Museum in Cairo
  • Camel Ride by the Pyramids
  • Visit King Tut’s Treasures & enter the Mummy Room at the Egyptian Museum
City/Cruises Nights Accommodations
Amman 1 W Hotel
Petra 1 Movenpick
Amman 1 W Hotel
Cairo 1 InterContinental Citystars Cairo
Nile Cruise 4 Sonesta St. George
Cairo 2 Kempinski Nile Hotel – Deluxe Nile View Room

Wednesday: En Route

Depart on your flight to Amman, Jordan.

Thursday: Amman

Arrival Amman; meeting, assistance and transfer to your deluxe hotel in the modern and ancient capital of Jordan.

Friday: Amman / Petra

Meet your guide and driver this morning; depart for Mt. Nebo, highest point of the Moabite mountain range, offering a remarkable view of the Jordan Valley and the Dead Sea. Then proceed to Madaba, home to some of the finest Byzantine mosaics in the world. View the 6th century mosaic map of the Holyland.   After lunch, visit the magnificent crusader castle of Kerak before continuing on to Petra. Dinner and overnight in Petra. (B.L.D.)

Saturday:  Petra / Amman

Today, discover a most unforgettable day in the “hidden” city of Petra. Travel on horseback or on foot into the “rose-red” city beginning at “Siq”, a winding canyon road. Marvel at one of Petra’s most impressive monument, The Treasury, made famous in the movie “Indiana Jones”, carved out of solid rock from the side of the mountain.  Beyond the Treasury, you’ll discover soaring temples, elaborate royal tombs, a theatre, burial chambers and water channels. After lunch, depart Petra and drive north to Amman. Check into your hotel for overnight. (B.L)

Sunday: Amman / Cairo

Begin with a tour of Amman, the capital of Jordan. See the Roman Theatre and the Citadel containing the remains of the massive Temple of Hercules.  Continue to Jerash, known as the “Pompeii of the East”, one of the world’s best-preserved Greco-Roman cities. Tour the Temples of Artemis and Zeus, the Roman Forum, Hadrian’s Arch, the massive Theatre and the mile-long Street of Columns. After late lunch, transfer to the airport for your flight to Cairo (Note: Flight from Amman to Cairo NOT included and must be added as additional). Arrive Cairo; transfer to your hotel for overnight.  (B.L)

Monday:  Cairo / Luxor

NILE CRUISE 

Transfer to the airport for your early morning flight to Luxor. Arrive and transfer to your Nile Cruiser for a 5 Day/4 Night Cruise. After lunch, your IsramBeyond exclusive tour begins with a visit the Avenue of the Sphinxes and the imposing Temple of Luxor with its grand colonnades, standing alone in the heart of town. Continue to the vast Karnak Temple-Complex, built by generations of Pharaohs over a 2000-year period. Evening, enjoy on board entertainment featuring belly dancing and an Egyptian folkloric show. Overnight in Luxor.  (B.L.D)

Tuesday:  Luxor / Esna

NILE CRUISE

After breakfast, visit the Valley of the Kings containing the secretive tombs of New Kingdom Pharaohs. On to the beautifully terraced Temple of Queen Hatshepsut at Deir el Bahari. Pass the famed Colossi of Memnon, standing nearly 70 feet tall. Sail to Esna. Balance of the afternoon is at leisure. Join your Captain for a welcome cocktail before dinner. Overnight in Esna.  (B.L.D)

Wednesday:  Esna / Edfu / Kom Ombo

NILE CRUISE

Early morning set sail to Edfu. Visit the Temple of Horus, the best preserved of all large Egyptian Temples, built over 180 year period. In the afternoon arrive in Kom Ombo, a hill town over-looking the banks of the Nile. Visit the Greco-Roman Temple of Kom Ombo, dedicated to Horus, the Sun God and Sobek, the Crocodile God. This evening, a traditional fun-filled Galabeya party. Overnight in Kom Ombo.  (B.L.D)

Thursday: Kom Ombo / Aswan

NILE CRUISE

Morning set sail to Aswan. Visit the Aswan High Dam and the granite quarries where the stone for the ancient monuments and modern dam of Aswan were cut. Continue by motorboat to the beautiful island of Philae to see the exquisite, gleaming white Temple of Isis. After lunch, sail on a traditional Egyptian “felucca” (sailboat) which glides along the Nile, passing by Lord Kitchener’s Island and the dramatic white marble Aga Khan Mausoleum. Nubian Show this evening after dinner on board. Overnight in Aswan.  (B.L.D)

Friday: Aswan / Cairo

After disembarkation, transfer for your return flight to Cairo. Meet and transfer to your hotel. Balance of the day at leisure. Or, join the optional tour to Abu Simbel*. Evening: Optional Sound & Light Show at the Pyramids (See details on Page 23; please reserve at time of booking). Overnight in Cairo.  (B)

* Optional Tour to Abu Simbel escorted by exclusive IsramBeyond guide & services: Fly from Aswan to the mighty Sun Temple of Abu Simbel. The Temple was reclaimed from the dam and reconstructed in its present and unforgettable location. Return flight to Cairo where you will be met and transferred to your hotel. Please reserve at time of booking.

$495 per person (min. 2 persons)

$655 single traveling alone

Saturday: Cairo

Morning drive to Giza to see the Three Great Pyramids, the oldest surviving structures built by man; enter one of the Pyramids. Visit the astonishing Solar Boat Museum, housing the oldest known ship in the world buried for over 4500 years. Stand in awe at the magnificent Sphinx carved out of a single piece of stone, guarding the Giza plateau. Try a camel ride before continuing to the unique Karnak Bazaar for refreshments and some fantastic buys. After lunch, visit to the world famous Egyptian Museum with its 100,000 objects covering 5000 years of ancient Egyptian civilization; view Tutankhamun’s treasures and the fascinating Mummy Room. Overnight in Cairo.  (B.L)

Sunday: En Route

Transfer to Cairo Airport for your departure flight; or extend your journey to Israel or Dubai, please inquire.  (B)

Please Note: The cruise line reserves the right to alter the sailing schedule.

LAND & CRUISE PRICES PER PERSON* (USD) Jan-Dec ‘20
Wednesday Departures Twin Single
Jan 1, Feb 5 thru Mar 25, Apr 15, Dec 2 & Dec 9 $4645 $6225
Jan 8 thru Jan 29 4570 6070
Apr 1 & Apr 8 5190 7105
Apr 22 thru May 27, Sep 16 4395 5830
Jun 3^, Jun 10^ & Jun 17 thru Sep 9 4330 5705
Sep 23 thru Oct 21 4820 6465
Oct 28 thru Nov 25 4735 6310
Dec 16 5340 7300
Dec 23 5415 7450

* Flight from Amman to Cairo is NOT included and must be added.  Flights within Egypt is included as per itinerary.

^During Dry Dock period for Sonesta St. George Cruise, cruise will be performed by the Farah Nile Cruise.

Nile Cruise embarks in Luxor – Monday Sailings.

Visa for Jordan may be obtained upon arrival at airport (USA & Canadian Passports) free of charge.  Other nationalities, please check with the Jordanian Embassy.

Program operates with minimum 2 participants.  For single traveling alone, additional supplement will apply; please inquire.

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