Amman to Cairo (16 Days) Jordan & Egypt Explorer

Company : Oasis Overland
Countries: Egypt / Jordan
Duration: 2 weeks to 3 weeks
Approx Costs: 1000 to 1250 £ Pound (UK)

Immerse yourself in the man made wonders of Egypt, relax on the Red Sea Coast, view the spectacular desert scenery of Wadi Rum, the stunning Rose Red City of Petra and float on the Dead Sea at the lowest place on Earth.

Experience the iconic sights of the Great Pyramids and Petra and enjoy guided tours of each, marvel at the vast desert landscapes of Wadi Rum and float on the Dead Sea.  Immerse yourself in the man-made wonders of Ancient Egypt, float lazily down the Nile on a felucca, relax on the Red Sea coast and explore the local markets in Cairo.  This trip includes many of the Middle East’s famous highlights and gives you the chance to meet the friendly and welcoming locals and take in the wide variety of landscapes and environments in just sixteen days!

Itinerary

Please note that our itineraries are not set in stone and can be subject to change.

Days 1 to 2

  • Arrive in Amman and transfer to your hotel.
  • Free time in Amman to explore.
  • Desert Castles of Qasr al-Kharrana, Qal'at at-Azraq and Qseirr Amra
  • Walking tour of Amman

Days 3 to 4

  • Jerash - ancient Roman city
  • Aljoun Castle
  • Hike to see Bronze Age Dolmens
  • Rasoun village - family home stay
  • Madaba and it's famous mosaics
  • Mt Nebo
  • Dead Sea

Day 5

  • Hike into the Mujib Biosphere Reserve
  • Shobak Crusader Castle
  • Optional Petra by Candlelight

Days 6 to 8

  • Full day in Petra with guided tour
  • Wadi Rum
  • Overnight Bedouin Camp in the desert
  • 4x4 jeep safari and traditional Bedouin activities
  • Return to Amman 
  • Backgammon and sheesha in a local cafe
  • Fly to Cairo (flight not included)

Day 9

  • Explore the Sphinx and Great Pyramids at Giza
  • Egyptian Museum
  • Overnight train to Aswan

Days 10 to 11

  • Aswan, on the banks of the River Nile
  • Temple of Philae and Aswan Dam
  • Optional excursion to Abu Simbel
  • Begin felucca cruise down the Nile

Days 12 to 13

  • Temples of Kom Ombo and Edfu
  • Ancient city of Luxor
  • Temples of Karnak
  • Evening walking tour of Luxor Temple
  • Luxor's West Bank and Valley of the Kings
  • Arrive in Hurghada on the Red Sea Coast

Days 14 to 16

  • Free day in the resort town of Hurghada, water- and land-based activities
  • Fly from Hurghada back to Cairo
  • Late afternoon walk into the Khan-el-Khalili bazaar
  • Evening Al Guri Sufi show
  • Free time, optional tours
  • Transfer to airport

Tour Price

£1449

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