Day 1 Cairo
Arrive at any time.
Day 2 Cairo/Aswan
Tour the Great Pyramids of Giza and the Sphinx before visiting the Egyptian Museum. Later, board an overnight train to Aswan. (1B, 1D)
Day 3 Aswan
Explore Aswan before visiting a Nubian village and enjoying a home-cooked dinner with a local family. (1B, 1D)
Day 4 Aswan
Spend the day exploring Aswan. Opt to visit the magnificent temples of Abu Simbel. (1B)
Day 5 Aswan/Kom Ombo
Sail the Nile on a felucca (traditional boat) with a support boat. Sleep onboard under the stars. (1B, 1L, 1D)
Day 6 Kom Ombo/Luxor
Enjoy a guided visit to Kom Ombo Temple before driving to Luxor. En route, visit the temple of Karnak. (1B)
Day 7 Luxor/Cairo
Travel by donkey and visit the Colossi of Memnon, Valley of the Kings, and the Temple of Hatshepsut. Enjoy lunch with a local family on the West Bank of the Nile. Overnight train to Cairo. (1B, 1L, 1D)
Day 8 Cairo
Enjoy a guided tour of Cairo, then visit Khan el-Khalili Bazaar. (1B)
Day 9 Cairo/Nuweiba
Travel to Nuweiba. Opt to snorkel in the Red Sea or relax on the beach. (1B)
Day 10 Nuweiba
Enjoy a free day to explore Nuweiba or take an excursion to Mt Sinai. (1B)
Day 11 Nuweiba/Aqaba
Hop on a ferry from Nuweiba to Aqaba, Jordan. (1B)
Day 12 Aqaba/Wadi Rum
Head out for a 4x4 excursion during the day before a traditional dinner and overnight stay at a Bedouin desert camp in Wadi Rum. (1B, 1D)
Day 13 Wadi Rum/Wadi Musá
Visit Siq al-Barid (Little Petra) en route to Wadi Musa. (1B)
Day 14 Wadi Musá
Start out early for a guided visit to Petra. It's easy to spend hours wandering through this massive 'Rose City'. (1B)
Day 15 Petra/Madaba
Visit Shobak and Karak castles, Mt Nebo, and take a guided tour of the Madaba mosaics. (1B)
Day 16 Madaba/Amman
Opt to swim in the Dead Sea then explore some of the capital city's highlights. (1B)
Day 17 Amman
Depart at any time. (1B)
Discover ancient civilizations and architectural wonders
Relax at the Red Sea
Enjoy an overnight felucca journey with support boat
Bargain in bazaars
Camp in a Bedouin tent in the Deiseh desert
Marvel at the rock-cut architecture of Petra
All This Included
A wide-ranging adventure showcasing the region’s natural wonders and fascinating cultures, offering the perfect combination of guided excursions and free time to explore at your own pace. Our expert local leaders will share with you the archaeological and historical secrets of the ancient sites of Petra, Luxor, and the Great Pyramids of Giza. Whether it’s haggling in Cairo’s bustling bazaars or snapping a desert sunset, Egypt and Jordan will be etched into your memory like a hieroglyph.
Local Living: Felucca Sail to Nubian Village with Traditional Meal, Aswan Local Living: Lunch with a Local Family, Luxor Local Living: Bedouin Camp Overnight, Wadi Rum
Pyramids of Giza and Sphinx entrance and Egyptian Museum guided tour
Felucca overnight sailing excursion with support boat
Karnak and Kom Ombo temples entrance and guided tour
Temple of Hatshepsut and Valley of the Kings guided visit and donkey ride
Colossi of Memnon visit
Islamic Cairo guided tour including Khan el-Khalili bazaar and Egyptian Museum
Beach time at the Red Sea
Wadi Rum jeep excursion
Petra day pass and local guide
Shobak and Karak castles visit
Madaba mosaics guided tour
Dead Sea visit
All transport between destinations and to/from included activities.
Hotels (12 nts), sleeper trains (2 nts), felucca (1 nt), desert camping (1 nt).
16 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 5 dinners.
Transportation: Private air-con van, train, plane, felucca, donkey, ferry, 4x4 pickup truck
Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout.
Accommodations on this Tour
Hotels (12 nts)
Sleeper trains (2 nts)
Felucca (1 nt)
Desert camping (1 nt)
Small group experience; Max 15, avg 10
Some tours may include light hiking, biking, rafting, or kayaking in addition to walking.
Please ask your Vacations To Go travel counselor for more information.
Terms and Conditions
The prices shown are U.S. dollars per person, based on double occupancy, and subject to availability. Prices quoted for land/cruise arrangements are subject to increase without notice. Once we have received your deposit, land/cruise prices are guaranteed. Air prices quoted via phone or email are subject to increase and are guaranteed only from the time that full payment is received. Also, air prices or air promotions mentioned on this site or on the phone do not include baggage fees imposed by airlines. Sorry, we are unable to offer air from countries other than the U.S. However, for those international customers who are able to arrange their own transportation to the trip origination city, we are able to offer the land/cruise portion of the package, at the price quoted.