Jordan & Egypt

CARIO WEEKEND (3 Days /2 Nights)

Day 1 (ARRIVAL- CAIRO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT - CAIRO)

Arrival at Cairo International Airport you will be met & transferred to your hotel for O/N. 

Day 2 (CAIRO TOUR)

Transfer with your Egyptologist by air conditioned vehicles for a full day tour visiting the Egyptian Museum whichexhibits over 145 000 objects, consists of artifacts from the tombs of kings and members of the royal families of the Middle Kingdom found at Dahshour in 1894, consisting of more than 3500 Pieces. Then we will visit the Pyramids which is made up of approximately two Million blocks of limestone with each weighing more than two tons. It belonged to the Pharaoh Khufu and once held his body. The Second Pyramid belongs to the Pharaoh Khafre. The top of the pyramid has some limestone left with a white cap on top of the pyramid that can be still seen the pyramid of Menkaure or the Third Pyramid is the smallest of the three pyramids. Nearby is Sphinx which has the head of a man and the body of a lion Of Egypt, there are numerous sphinxes, usually with the Head of a king wearing his headdress and the Body of a lion, the head and face of the Sphinx certainly reflect a style that belongs to Egypt's old kingdom and to the 4th dynasty In particular. Papyrus & Perfumes shops are among our program of today. Here are examples of most of the papyrus art that I acquired in Egypt. Some of the art used gilded (gold/silver) paint, which didn't scan well, but at least you'll get the idea as to what they look like.

Then we will visit theCitadel (Alabaster Mosque). The massive Citadel complex dominates the city skyline. It was built on a limestone spur by Salah al-Din (Saladin) in the 12th century. The Citadel offers fantastic panoramic views of Islamic Cairo in a castle setting rich in history. Khan El-Khalili Bazaar will be our next stop.It's an ancient shopping area. The suq (which is the Arabic name for bazaar, or market) dating back to 1382. Return to hotel in Cairo for O/N. 

Day 3 (CAIRO AIRPORT FOR DEPARTURE)

Meet by your Tour representative who will escort you to Cairo International Airport, assisting you through Airport check-in and Customs procedures for final departure. A combined tour with Jordan is possible, before or after Cairo Weekend.

CAIRO SPECIAL TOUR (4 Days /3 Nights)

Day 1 (ARRIVAL- CAIRO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT - CAIRO)

Arrival at Cairo International Airport you will be met & transferred to your hotel for O/N. 

Day 2 (CAIRO TOUR – MEMPHIS – SAKARA – THE PYRAMIDS – SPHINX – PAPYRUS & PERFUMES SHOPS – DINNER CRUISE )

After breakfast, be prepared for a full day tour visiting Memphis. Near the remains of Memphis stands the Alabaster Sphinx was carved in honor of an unknown Pharaoh most likely during the eighteenth dynasty, between 1700 and 1400 BC. Then Sakkara which is one of the most extensive Archaeological sites in Egypt! It was the cemetery for Memphis, the capital of Ancient Egypt. The site dates back to 2700 BC.

The Pyramids. The Great Pyramid of Giza is the main part of a complex setting of buildings that included two mortuary temples in honor of Khufu, three smaller pyramids for Khufu's wives, an even smaller "satellite" pyramid, a raised causeway connecting the two temples, and small Mastaba tombs surrounding the pyramid for nobles.

Nearby is Sphinx. The Sphinxes of Egypt are mythical creatures, seen as guardians in the Egyptian statuary depicted in one of these three forms: Androsphinx - body of lion with head of person; Criosphinx - body of lion with head of ram; Hierocosphinx - body of lion with head of falcon or hawk. Papyrus & Perfumes shops are among our program of today. Here are examples of most of the papyrus art that I acquired in Egypt. Some of the art used gilded (gold/silver) paint, which didn't scan well, but at least you'll get the idea as to what they look like. In the afternoon, transfer for dinner cruise with belly dancer show. Return to hotel for O/N. 

Day 3 (CAIRO TOUR – EGYPTIAN MUSEUM – CITADEL – KHAN EL-KHALILI )

After breakfast we will start our day with a fascinating Tour of 7,000 years of this famous museum house the world’s largest collection of ancient Egyptian artifacts (more than 145,000 items on display). Then we visit the Citadel which stands proudly on the highest point inside the courtyard of the Citadel of Saladin, and is also called the Alabaster Mosque. Khan El-Khalili Bazaar will be our next stop. It's an ancient shopping area. The suq (which is the Arabic name for bazaar, or market) dating back to 1382. Return to hotel in Cairo for O/N. 

Day 4 (DEPARTURE)

Meet by your Tour representative who will escort you to Cairo International Airport, assisting you through Airport check-in and Customs procedures for final departure.  A combined tour with Jordan is possible, before or after the tour.

CAIRO & LUXOR TOUR (6 Days /5 Nights)

Day 1 (ARRIVAL- CAIRO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT - CAIRO)
Arrival at Cairo International Airport you will be met & transferred to your hotel for O/N. 

Day 2 (CAIRO TOUR –EGYPTIAN MUSEUM – PYRAMIDS – SPHINX – ROYAL BURIAL CHAMBER – PAPYRUS & PERFUMES SHOPS – TRAIN TO LUXOR  )

After breakfast, we will start our full day tour with a visit to the Egyptian Museum. You can enjoy mummies, sarcophagi, pottery, and jewelers and of course King Tutankhamen's treasures. King Tut's goodies include his socks, underwear and the boy-king's death-mask made of solid gold, described as the most beautiful object ever made. Then we will proceed to the Pyramids of Giza. There are three main Pyramids here, which were built in the 4th Dynasty (circa 4650 B.C). The Pyramids of Ancient Egypt were built as tombs for Kings (and Queens), and it was the exclusive privilege to have a Pyramid tomb. However, this tradition only applied in the Old and Middle Kingdoms. Today there are more than 93 Pyramids in Egypt; the most famous ones are those at Giza.

Nearby is The Lord of Sphinx. Then we will visit theRoyal Burial Chamber, after which we will head to the Papyrus & Perfumes shops are among our program of today. Here are examples of most of the papyrus art that I acquired in Egypt. Some of the art used gilded (gold/silver) paint, which didn't scan well, but at least you'll get the idea as to what they look like.In the afternoon, direct transfer to the train station for sleeperTrain Cairo/ Luxor.

Overnight on board train 

Day 3 (LUXOR – VALLEY OF KINGS & QUEENS – HATSHEPSUT TEMPLE)

After breakfast on train, arrive to Luxor for a tour of the Valley of Kings & Queens. The first king of the New Kingdom, Ahmose of the 18th Dynasty, built a pyramid-like structure at Abydos, which may or may not have been his original tomb the Valley, known as Biban el-Muluk, "doorway or gateway of the kings," or, the Wadyein, meaning "the two valleys," is actually composed of two separate branches. The main eastern branch, called ta set aat, or "The Great Place," is where most of the royal tombs are located.

Then we will visit the mortuary temple of Queen Hatshepsut is one of the most dramatically situated in the world. The Queen’s architect, Senenmut, designed it and set it at the head of a valley overshadowed by the Peak of the Thebes, the "Lover of Silence," where lived the goddess who presided over the necropolis. Free afternoon. O/N at the selected hotel in Luxor. 

Day 4 (KERNAK TEMPLE – LUXOR TEMPLE- LUXOR CAIRO TRAIN)

Morning at leisure. In the afternoon, half day tours visiting Kernak Temple. This great Temple of Amon Ra was known during the Middle Kingdom period as Ipt-Swt, which means the Selected Spot. Then visittheTemple of Luxor which is among the most beautiful Temples in Egypt. It was known in the New Kingdom period as Ipt-Rsyt, which means the southern shrine. This was to differentiate between this Temple and Karnak Temple, which was the northern house of Amon Ra. Amenhotep III built Luxor Temple. The Temple run close and parallel to the river Nile from north to south, it was constructed on the site of a small Temple of Amon, built by kings of the 12th dynasty. Direct transfer with your representative to LuxorStation for sleeper train Luxor/ Cairo. Overnight on board train.

Day 5 (CAIRO – OLD CAIRO – BEN ERZA SYNAGOGUE – SAINT SERGIOUS CHURCH – KHAN EL-KHALILI)

Arrive Cairo station, meet by your Tours representative then direct transfer to your hotel to drop languages with some rest, then your Egyptologist will guide you for a full day tour visiting Old Cairo. The Hanging Church derives its name from its location on top of the southern tower gate of the old Babylon fortress; it is the most famous Coptic Christian church in Cairo.  Then to Ben Ezra Synagogue whichis believed that the site of the Synagogue was where the box of Baby Moses was found in theEncyclopaedia Britannica. Saint Sergius church will be our next stop. This church was originally built in 684 AD by a wealthy scribe named Athanasius, also credited with the building of the St Cyrus and St John Church. The St George Church burned down over a hundred years ago, leaving only a large wedding hall (Qaat el Irsan). Then we will visitKhan El-Khalili Bazaar. It's an ancient shopping area.The suq (which is the Arabic name for bazaar, or market) dating back to 1382. Return to hotel in Cairo for O/N. 

Day 6 (DEPARTURE

Meet by your Tour representative who will escort you to Cairo International Airport, assisting you through Airport check-in and Customs procedures for final departure.  A combined tour with Jordan is possible, before or after tour.

RELAX IN EGYBT TOUR (11 Days /10 Nights)

Day 1 (ARRIVAL- CAIRO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT - CAIRO)
Arrival at Cairo International Airport you will be met & transferred to your hotel for O/N. 

Day 2 (CAIRO TOUR – MEMPHIS – SAKARA – THE PYRAMIDS – SPHINX – PAPYRUS & PERFUMES SHOPS)

After breakfast, be prepared for a full day tour visiting Memphis. Near the remains of Memphisstands the Alabaster Sphinx was carved in honor of an unknown Pharaoh most likely during the eighteenth dynasty, between 1700 and 1400 BC. Then Sakkara which is one of the most extensive Archaeological sites in Egypt! It was the cemetery for Memphis, the capital of Ancient Egypt. The site dates back to 2700 BC.

The Pyramids: The Great Pyramid of Giza is the main part of a complex setting of buildings that included two mortuary temples in honor of Khufu, three smaller pyramids for Khufu's wives, an even smaller "satellite" pyramid, a raised causeway connecting the two temples, and small Mastaba tombs surrounding the pyramid for nobles.

Nearby is Sphinx. The Sphinxes of Egypt are mythical creatures, seen as guardians in the Egyptian statuary depicted in one of these three forms: Androsphinx - body of lion with head of person; Criosphinx - body of lion with head of ram; Hierocosphinx - body of lion with head of falcon or hawk. Papyrus & Perfumes shops are among our program of today. Here are examples of most of the papyrus art that I acquired in Egypt. Some of the art used gilded (gold/silver) paint, which didn't scan well, but at least you'll get the idea as to what they look like. Return to hotel for O/N. 

Day 3 (CAIRO – ASWAN – HIGH DAM – UNFINISHED OBELISK – PHILAE TEMPLE – KOM OMBO TEMPLE - EDFU)

After breakfast, transfer to Cairo Airport for a domestic flight to Aswan. Upon arrival, our representatives will assist you and arrange a transfer to the Hile Cuise to drop off your luggage. Then we will  start by visiting the High Dam. As a result of the Dam, a lake was formed “lake Nasser”, which is the world’s largest man made lake. Then we will visit the Unfinished Obelisk. It is believed that it was constructed and abandoned during the reign of Queen Hatshepsut (18th Dynasty). Then to Philae Temple which was called in Hieroglyphic “Apo” which means Ivory.

In the afternoon we will be taken to a Felucca ride around agha khan mausoleum and visit of the Botanical gardens. In the afternoon we will sail toKom Ombo, visiting Kom Ombo Temple: it is dedicated to two gods, and the entire temple holds two perfectly symmetrical sections. Then we will sail to Edfu. O/N. 

Day 4 (EDFU TEMPLE – ESNA – LUXOR)

After breakfast, we will visitEdfu temple. Edfu was known as “Apollo polis Magna” because the Greeks identified Horus with their God Apollo. The origins of the Temple probably date back to the Second Intermediate Period, but the actual Temple only dates back to Ptolemaic times. Then we will sail to Esna then to Luxor. O/N on board.

Day 5 (LUXOR - VALLEY OF THE KINGS – HATSHEPSUT TEMPLE – COLOSSI OF MEMNON – KERNAK TEMPLE – LUXOR TEMPLE )

After breakfast, start visiting the Valley of the Kings. The earliest known tomb of the New Kingdom within the Valley of the Kings is that of Tutmose I, who started to use the valley as a royal burial site. We will visit Hatshepsut Temple which is one of the most characteristic temples due to its design and decorations. The Temple was built for the great Queen Hatshepsut (18th Dynasty). Then we will proceed to Colossi of Memnon. These two colossal statues (about 20 meters high) of the deified Amenophis III once flanked the entrance of the first pylon at the pharaoh's mortuary temple. The temple is now completely destroyed, ruined first by flood waters and later cannibalized for its stone. Both statues are damaged as well, lacking their faces and tall royal crowns.

In the afternoon, we will visit Karnak Temple. The Temple of Karnak is the largest Temple in the World! The complex contains a group of Temples such as the Great Temple of Amon Ra, The Temple of Khonso, The Ipt Temple, The Temple of Ptah, the Temple of Montho and the Temple of the God Osiris. A 20m high, mud brick enclosure wall, surrounded all of these buildings. Then we will head to Luxor Temple. It was known in the New Kingdom period as Ipt-Rsyt, which means the southern shrine, Amenhotep III built Luxor Temple. The architect and overseer of the works of construction was the genius Amenhotep, son of Habu, the Temple run close and parallel to the river Nile from north to south. It was constructed on the site of a small Temple of Amon, built by kings of the 12th dynasty. Return back to Cruise for O/N on board. 

Day 6 (LUXOR – SHARM EL-SHEIKH)

After breakfast, depart to Luxor Airport to take a flight to Sharm El-Sheikh Resort. Arrive Sharm, meet & assist then transfer you to the selected hotel. Remainder of the day free to relax and enjoy the sea and sun. O/N in Sharm. 

Day 7 & 8 (SHARM EL-SHEIKH )

Free day to enjoy the beach. 

Day 9 (SHARM EL-SHEIKH – CAIRO)

After breakfast, depart to Sharm Airport for your flight to Cairo. Upon arriving Cairo, meet & assist service will be extended, then transfer to your selected hotel in Cairo for O/N. 

Day 10 (DEPARTURE )

Meet by your Tour representative who will escort you to Cairo International Airport, assisting you through Airport check-in and Customs procedures for final departure.  A combined tour with Jordan is possible, before or after the tour.

DISCOVER EGYPT TOUR (9 Days /8 Nights)

Day 1 (ARRIVAL- CAIRO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT - CAIRO)

Arrival at Cairo International Airport you will be met & transferred to your hotel for O/N. 

Day 2 (CAIRO TOUR – PYRAMIDS – SPHINX – SOLAR BOAT)

After breakfast, start a full day tour visiting the Pyramids built at Giza during the 4th Dynasty are the oldest of the seven wonders and The Only ones remaining intact today. The three great Pyramids and six small pyramids are Situated on the Left bank of the Nile in Cairo Giza, Pyramids were built by three pharaohs - Cheops (Or Khufu*), Chephren (Khafre*) and Mycerinus. Then we will proceed to Lord of the Sphinx"Lord of Setpet, the Chosen Place." Princes and Kings of the 18th and 19th Dynasties erected steal between the paws of the Sphinx, which was no longer seen as a royal statue but rather as an image of the sun god Harmachis. Then we will experience a short camel ride around the Pyramids. We will continue for theSolar Boat. The boat was discovered in 1954, when the ground was cleared for a tourist road and a series of 40 slabs of limestone were found set into the ground. Then we will visit Memphis. It has corroded over the centuries, but remains very impressive. This monument may have stood outside of the Temple of Ptah along with the Colossus of Ramses II.

Sakkara will be out next site. The site is dominated by the Step Pyramid of King Zoser, which goes back to 2700 BC. Sakkara is also the site of many tombs from the 1st and 2nd Dynasties. Most are made out of mud bricks, but some tombs are made of limestone, decorated with daily life scenes. In the afternoontransfer to Attend the Sound and light at Giza Pyramids. Return to hotel for O/N. 

Day 3 (CAIRO – LUXOR – NILE CRUISE - VALLEY OF THE KINGS – HATSHEPSUT TEMPLE – COLOSSI OF MEMNON – KERNAK TEMPLE – LUXOR TEMPLE)

After breakfast, transfer to Cairo Airport for a domestic flight to Luxor. Upon arrival, our representative will assist and direct you to your Nile Cruise to drop luggage then proceed visiting the Valley of the Kings.The earliest known tomb of the New Kingdom within the Valley of the Kings is that of Tutmose I, who started to use the valley as a royal burial site. We will visit Hatshepsut Templewhich is one of the most characteristic temples due to its design and decorations. The Temple was built for the greatQueen Hatshepsut (18th Dynasty). Then we will proceed to Colossi of Memnon. These two colossal statues (about 20 meters high) of the deified Amenophis III once flanked the entrance of the first pylon at the pharaoh's mortuary temple. The temple is now completely destroyed, ruined first by flood waters and later cannibalized for its stone. Both statues are damaged as well, lacking their faces and tall royal crowns.

In the afternoon, we will visit Karnak Temple. The Temple of Karnak is the largest Temple in the World! The complex contains a group of Temples such as the Great Temple of Amon Ra, The Temple of Khonso, The Ipt Temple, The Temple of Ptah, the Temple of Montho and the Temple of the God Osiris. A 20m high, mud brick enclosure wall, surrounded all of these buildings. Then we will head to Luxor Temple. It was known in the New Kingdom period as Ipt-Rsyt, which means the southern shrine, Amenhotep III built Luxor Temple. The architect and overseer of the works of construction was the genius Amenhotep, son of Habu, the Temple run close and parallel to the river Nile from north to south. It was constructed on the site of a small Temple of Amon, built by kings of the 12th dynasty. Return back to Cruise for O/N. 

Day 4 (CRUSING THE NILE)

Breakfast on board. Sail toEsna. Lunch on board. Sail to Edfu. Dinner and O/N. 

Day 5 (EDFU TEMPLE – KOM OMBO TEMPLE – ASWAN)

After breakfast, we will visit Edfu temple. Edfu was known as “Apollo polis Magna” because the Greeks identified Horus with their God Apollo. The origins of the Temple probably date back to the Second Intermediate Period, but the actual Temple only dates back to Ptolemaic times. Sail to Kom Ombo

then visit Kom Ombo temple. The Temple was mainly dedicated to the God Sobek, the crocodile God, together with his wife, in another form of the Goddess Hathor. Sail toAswan. O/N on board.

Day 6 (HIGH DAM – UNFINISHED OBELISK – PHILAE TEMPLE – AGHA KHAN MAUSOLEUM)

After breakfast, start your day by visiting the High Dam. As a result of the Dam, a lake was formed “lake Nasser”, which is the world’s largest man made lake. Then we will visit the Unfinished Obelisk. It is believed that it was constructed and abandoned during the reign of Queen Hatshepsut (18th Dynasty). Then to Philae Templewhich was called in Hieroglyphic “Apo” which means Ivory. In the afternoon we will be taken to a Felucca ride around agha khan mausoleum and visit of the Botanical gardens. Return back to Cruise for O/N.

Day 7 (ASWAN – CAIRO)

After breakfast, free at leisure until flight time to Cairo. Transfer to Airport. Upon arriving Cairo, our representatives will assist you and a direct transfer to your selected hotel for O/N. 

Day 8 (EGYPTIAN MUSEUM - CAIRO – OLD CAIRO – BEN ERZA SYNAGOGUE – SAINT SERGIOUS CHURCH – KHAN EL-KHALILI)

After breakfast, a full day tour visiting Old Cairo. The Hanging Church derives its name from its location on top of the southern tower gate of the old Babylon fortress; it is the most famous Coptic Christian church in Cairo.  Then to Ben Ezra Synagogue whichis believed that the site of the Synagogue was where the box of Baby Moses was found in the Encyclopaedia Britannica.Saint Sergius church will be our next stop. This church was originally built in 684 AD by a wealthy scribe named Athanasius, also credited with the building of the St Cyrus and St John Church. The St George Church burned down over a hundred years ago, leaving only a large wedding hall (Qaat el Irsan). Then we visit the Citadel whichstands proudly on the highest point inside the courtyard of the Citadel of Saladin, and is also called the Alabaster Mosque after which we will visitKhan El-Khalili Bazaar. It's an ancient shopping area. The suq (which is the Arabic name for bazaar, or market) dating back to 1382. Return to hotel in Cairo for O/N.

Day 9 (DEPARTURE )

Meet by your Tour representative who will escort you to Cairo International Airport, assisting you through Airport check-in and Customs procedures for final departure.  A combined tour with Jordan is possible, before or after the tour.

EGYPT & JORDAN TOUR (14 Days /13 Nights)

Day 1 (Arrival in Cairo)
You will be met at the Cairo International Airport and transferred to our hotel for overnight.

Day 2 (Cairo - Pyramids)
This is a day to go back in time, starting with a visit to the most famous of the Egyptian sphinxes, the Great Sphinx of Giza, followed by the Great Pyramid of Khufu (Cheops). Completed around 2600 BC, this pyramid was 146m (478ft) high and consisted of over 2 million limestone blocks weighing over 2 tons each. Next, we are off to the Egyptian Museum of Antiquities. The Museum houses the world's greatest collection of Ancient Egyptian artifacts, including 12 rooms filled with golden treasures from the world-famous tomb of the boy-king Tutankhamen. Overnight Cairo

Day 3 (Cairo / Aswan (Flight))
An early morning flight takes us to Aswan where we will be transferred to the Oberoi Shahrazad Nile Cruise ship, home for the next three nights. Visits in Aswan include the famous and monumental Aswan High Dam and the romantic and majestic Philae Temple on the Island of Agilka then sail to Kom Ombo to visit the Temple of Kom Ombo, dedicated to the crocodile-god Sobek. It stands at a bend in the Nile where in ancient times sacred crocodiles basked in the sun on the riverbank. Continue to Edfu. Overnight

Day 4 (Nile Cruise)
This morning we will be visiting the well-preserved Greek-built Temple of Horus. This temple, built during the reigns of six generations of Ptolemys, is not only the best-preserved ancient temple in Egypt, but also the second largest after Karnak. Return to the ship and sail to Esna, cross the lock and continue to Luxor.

Day 5 (Nile Cruise)
We begin our day with a visit to the West Bank of Luxor to explore the Valley of the Kings, a vast City of the Dead where magnificent tombs were carved into the desert rocks, richly decorated, and filled with treasures for the afterlife by generations of pharaohs. Our visit also includes Queen Hatshepsut's Temple and the Colossi of Memnon.

Day 6 (Luxor / Sharm-el-Sheik (Flight))
After breakfast disembark from the cruise ship and visit the Karnak and Luxor Temples. The ancient Egyptians knew the Temple of Karnak as "Ipet-isut". It is a city of temples built over 2000 years and dedicated to the Theben triad of Amon, Mut and Khonsu, and a place of pilgrimage for nearly 4,000 years. Luxor Temple was connected to Karnak Temple by an avenue of sphinxes in ancient times. Unlike Karnak, Luxor is mainly the work of one pharaoh - Amenhotep III and was added to by Tutankhamun, Horemheb, Ramses II and Alexander the Great. During Akhenaten's reign, all religion, other than worship of Aten, was rejected and development at Luxor stopped. When Akhenaten died, the old religions returned, along with the priests, thus the temple began to expand again. After the tour we will be transferred for our flight to Sharm el Sheikh. Upon arrival we are met and transferred to our hotel, the Hilton Sharm Water Falls Resort, for overnight.

Day 7 (Sharm-el-Sheik)
Sharm is world renowned for its beautiful beach and offers several sea sports that one may choose to enjoy. The day is free to partake in these activities. Late evening, we will be driven to the Sinai desert to prepare for our ascent on the historical and holy site of St Catherine. Overnight at the St Catherine Tourism Village.

Day 8 (St. Catherine - Aqaba (Jordan))
This day starts with a pre-dawn climb up the biblical Mount Sinai. The feeling of standing on the spot where Moses is reputed to have received the Ten Commandments bathed in the spectacular sunrise view of the Sinai desert is something that must be experienced. After descending, we have breakfast at a local hotel before visiting yet another historical place, St. Catherine's Monastery. The Monastery was constructed on order of Emperor Justinian in the area of what is believed to be Moses' Burning Bush. Afterwards, we will be transferred to Nuweiba to have lunch then transfer to the pier to catch the high-speed ferry to Aqaba in Jordan. You will be met at the port in Aqaba and transferred to the Hotel in Aqaba for overnight.

Day 9 (Aqaba)
Aqaba is the most southern port of Jordan on the Red Sea and is full of life and activity. It is a place for boating, seafood, bazaars and souq's. Today is free to catch up on some rest or explore all that Aqaba has to offer.

Day 10 (Aqaba- Petra (Drive))
This morning we depart Aqaba for Petra. Along the way we will stop to explore Wadi Rum, where we will enjoy an exhilarating 4X4 ride visiting the Wadi Um Eshreen, the Moving Sand, Al Khazali, Abu Aineh and Rum Mountain. We will see the trail of Lawrence of Arabia and the famous Red Mountains. Afterwards we proceed north to the spectacular lost city of Petra. Overnight in Petra

Day 11 (Petra)
Petra is one of the most magnificent sites in the Middle East. After passing the main gate we embark on horseback to the entrance of the siq (canyon). We will have a guide to explain the sites, monuments, and history as we wander among the tombs, temples, water cisterns, the Roman Theater, street of Facades, the Royal Tombs, the massive Courthouse, Roman Street and Triumphal Arch, ending at Qasr Al-Bint.

Day 12 (Petra- Amman (Drive))
After breakfast depart Petra and continue northwards to Amman with stops to visit the Dead Sea, and the Christian town of Madaba where we will visit St. George's Apostle Church, home to a stunning mosaic map of the ancient Middle East. Continue to nearby Mount Nebo where we will visit the church on top of the hill from where, it is believed, Moses viewed the Promised Land. Continue to Amman and check into the Hotel for overnight.

Day 13 (Amman)
Amman, the capital of Jordan, offers both the old and new. Our day tour starts with a visit to see the Roman Amphitheater followed by the Citadel, the Archeological Museum, and the beautiful King Abdullah Mosque. We will spend time at the local souq and visit the newly built exclusive area of Abdoun. Afterward we will go out of town to see the huge Roman site at Jerash where we will see the Triumphal Arch, the Hippodrome, the Temple of Zeus, the Forum, the mile long street of Columns, the Nymphaeum, the Temple of Artemis and the Viaduct Church.

Day 14 (Depart Amman)
After breakfast we will be transferred to the airport for our departure flight.

 

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