Our Highlights of Middle East tour combines the best of Jordan and Egypt. You will be visiting Petra, the Wadi Rum desert, the Dead Sea, Cairo, the Great Pyramids and you will enjoy a dinner cruise on the Nile. Explore the best-kept secrets from the Middle East and step back in time during this 14-day tour.
Day 1: Amman
Upon arrival at Queen Alia International Airport, your guide will be waiting for you and transfer you to Geneva Hotel for free time at leisure.
Day 2: Amman
After Breakfast, you will leave to visit Jerash, and you will walk through “Street of Columns“, the Roman Cardo, The two huge temples of Zeus and Air times, and a lot of other different sites. After lunch you will continue to Umm Qais / Gadara and later in the evening, you will drive back to Amman for dinner and overnight at Geneva Hotel.
Day 3: Amman - Madaba - Dead Sea
After Breakfast, you will first head off to Madaba to visit the St. George’s Greek Orthodox Church in Madaba, a Mosaic map built in the sixth century AD. It is the oldest preserved and most detailed ancient map of the Holy Land; from Lebanon to Egypt, Then drive Mt. Nebo, where you will find the memorial of Prophet Moses. In the afternoon, you will head to the lowest point on earth, The Dead Sea, where you will spend the rest of the afternoon free at leisure at Hilton Dead Sea Resort and Spa.
Day 4: Petra
After breakfast, you will be heading to Petra via the King's Highway, passing by Wadi Mujib. You will continue to Kerak where your lunch will be served and visit the famous castle. Upon arrival in Petra, you will spend the rest of the day at leisure and overnight at Tetra Tree.
Day 5: Petra
After breakfast, you will head out to explore the astonishing rose-red city of Petra for a full day! Petra was built by Nabateans, early Arabs, and was renowned for its massive architecture, pools, dams, and water channels. Petra is the legacy of the Nabateans who settled in the South of Jordan more than 2 thousands years ago. You will visit the Treasury, Royal Tombs, The Court, Roman Theatre, Roman Street, museum of Petra with the possibility to visit one of the two highest points of Petra (The monastery, Al Deir). In the evening you will head back to Tetra Tree for dinner and leisure.
Day 6: Little Petra – Wadi Rum - Aqaba
After breakfast, you will be picked up for a transfer to Wadi Rum for a Jeep adventure, touring the desert. After lunch, you will continue to Aqaba, Mövenpick Aqaba where you will spend the rest of the day free at leisure.
Day 7: Aqaba
Today you will spend a full day free at leisure at the resort. There is a possibility of taking a shuttle bus to Aqaba City if you are interested in some shopping. Overnight at Mövenpick Aqaba.
Day 8: Pharaoh Island - Aqaba
After breakfast, you will be picked up and transferred to the Royal Yacht Club where you will take a cruise with the destination Pharaoh Island. This little rocky island is richly steeped in history with tales of crusaders, pilgrims, and battles. The fort sits majestically atop the island and can be seen from all approaches. You will enjoy lunch on the island before heading back to Aqaba for some time at leisure and overnight at Mövenpick Aqaba.
Day 9: Aqaba - Cairo
After breakfast, you will be transferred to Aqaba Airport for your flight to Cairo. Upon arrival in Cairo, your guide will be waiting for you and transfer you to Marriott Cairo for free time at leisure.
Day 10: Cairo
After breakfast, you will head out for a full day of exploring Cairo. You will start with a visit to the Egyptian museum, where you will also get the chance of seeing the treasures of King Tut. In the afternoon you will be heading out to the Hanging Church and lunch will be served at a restaurant overlooking the Nile. After lunch, you will also visit the Citadel of Salah El-Din, built in 1183 AD, and the Mosque of Mohammed Ali. In the evening, transfer back to Marriott Cairo for leisure and overnight.
Day 11: Memphis - Pyramids - Cairo
After an early breakfast, you will be leaving for Memphis, the oldest ancient capital of Egypt. You will also visit Saqqara, which is the most ancient burial ground. You will enjoy lunch at the authentic restaurant. In the afternoon you will visit the Great Pyramids of Giza and Sphinx where you can witness these wonders of the world up close. You can decide to go for a camel or horse ride while at the Pyramids. In the evening, transfer back to Cairo for dinner and overnight at Marriott Cairo.
Day 12: Alexandria
After breakfast, you will be leaving for Alexandria, which is roughly a 2,5-hour drive. You will visit the catacomb tomb, where you can explore the art of The Egyptians, Roman, and Greeks all in one tomb. Lunch will be served at the fish market. In the afternoon you will visit the Alexandria Library and Pompey Pillar. In the evening you will head back to Cairo for dinner and overnight at Marriott Cairo.
Day 13: Cairo
After breakfast, we will take you out to the Khan El Khalili Bazaar, for some shopping. In the evening you will be taken on a Nile cruise for your farewell dinner. Overnight at Marriott Cairo.
Day 14: Cairo
Today you will meet your guide at the hotel lobby for your transfer to Cairo International airport for your departure flight.
Included in this Package
All transfers and transport as per program in air-conditioned vehicles
Airport assistance and visa procedure in Jordan
Service of English speaking guides as mentioned in the itinerary
Accommodation on Bed and breakfast
Lunch on days 2 - 7 & 10 - 13
Dinner on days 1 - 7 & 9 - 13
All entrance fees on tour
Horse ride in Petra
Jeep tour in Wadi Rum
A snorkeling kit will be provided on the cruise
Unlimited drinking water
Excluded in this Package
International Airfares and Airport taxes,
Flight to Cairo
Domestic flight from Aqaba to Amman airport (70 $ subject to change)
Travel and personal insurance,
Visa, passport, vaccinations, medicines,
Optional excursions/activities not detailed in the itinerary,
Any additional services requested,
Wire Transfers Fees (sending & receiving).
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Jordan is home to one of the seven wonders of the world, the archaeological site of Petra. However, Jordan has so much more to offer, from an impressive desert to the most generous locals and delicious food.
When people think of Egypt they think of the Pyramids, and they are absolutely a must-see, but there is so much more to explore in this wonderful country. From the hustle and bustle of Caïro to the desert and the mountains and the red sea and its beautiful marine life.
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