Discover the ancient wonders of Egypt & Jordan

Explore a continent of monumental beauty, where nature still exercises dominion over the land, the people and the creatures that roam its plains.

Explore some of the greatest ancient wonders of the World in absolute comfort and luxury. Our handcrafted itineraries are unique and feature exclusive extras you won’t find anywhere else.

Our tours have no more than 36 guests, so you’ll enjoy a more intimate travel experience and gain a deeper, richer understanding of these extraordinary ancient lands. When on the road you'll be travelling in style, each and every mode of transport has been carefully selected and is of the highest available standard.

There has never been a better time to book a luxury tour of Egypt.


Every detail taken care of

From the majesty of the pyramids to the unrivalled beauty of the Treasury at Petra, from the Dead Sea to the tip of Africa, the very best of this remarkable region is yours to discover.

You can look forward to enjoying Scenic’s trademark brand of luxury. You’ll be greeted personally at the airport and our experienced Tour Directors will be with you every step of the way, including on board your Nile cruise. Your tour includes all internal flights in your itinerary plus all tipping and gratuities.

 

2018 Earlybird Offers

Fly Free
Book any journey of 10 days or longer and receive included flights and taxes*.
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Fly Business Class from $2,995pp
Book any Cape Town to Cairo & Jordan tours and fly Business Class from $2,995*per person including taxes.
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Fly Business Class from $4,995pp
Book The Essence of Egypt & Jordan tour and fly Business Class from $4,995*per person including taxes.
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Solo Travellers
Solo travellers save up to 75% off the single supplement in selected categories on the Nile Cruise.

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Indulge with 5-star luxury

We've combined ease of luxury travel with a selection of journeys that offer insight into the culture, landscape and history of Egypt, Jordan and Africa.

Scenic Freechoice
Choose from a range of sightseeing activities that interest you most, from guided tours, spa treatments or cruising the Red Sea - they’re all included.

Scenic Enrich
Handpicked exclusive experiences, from a private visit to the Royal Automobile Museum to sampling Mediterranean cuising at a private dinner at The Terrace.

Special Stays
Stay in a range of iconic hotels, known for their location & heritage such as the Mena House Hotel, nestled in the shadows of the Great Pyramids of Giza.

Cruising
Cruise the majestic Nile River on our exclusive private charter on board Sanctuary Sun Boat III between Luxor and Aswan, catering to just 36 guests.

Game Drives
Enjoy stays at the finest lodges in some of Africa's most sought after spots and look forward to game excursions in modified open top Toyota Land Cruisers.

The Nth Degree
We've thought about the details so you don't have to, from airport transfers, first-class transport, internal flights and local guides. All tips and gratuities are included.

 

Experience the wonders of Egypt & Jordan

There is quite simply nothing more liberating or wonder-inducing than choice, and you'll be encouraged to take full advantage.

Whether you want a relaxed pace or you want to fit in as much as possible, Freechoice offers a diverse range of sightseeing and activities for you to choose from. And of course, they’re all included.

To truly get under the skin of any land, or any people, it’s not enough to merely visit the sights, or marvel at the attractions, however wondrous they may be. With Scenic Enrich you’ll enjoy special curated experiences that help you discover the wonder in these magnificent lands.


Royal Automobile Museum
Enrich your visit in Amman with a private visit to the Royal Automobile Museum. Take your time and explore the extensive private collection of the Royal Family.

The Terrace
Watch the sun set and picture yourself as Agatha Christie, pen in hand, as you sample delicious Mediterranean cuisine during a private Enrich dinner at The Terrace.

Nile Cruise
Marvel at the vibrant colours of the hieroglyphics adorning the roof of Hathor’s temple before returning to Luxor and visiting the impressive Luxor temple.

Amboseli National Reserve
Visit a traditional Maasai village and learn about this complex and proudly independent culture and their close association with the wild animals.

Aqaba
Choose your adventure, today you can cruise and snorkel the Red Sea or ride the glass bottom boat. Alternatively, you may choose a relaxing Spa treatment.

Nile Cruise
Today you can choose to visit a traditional Nubian village or take a motorboat to the upper reaches of the Nile. Alternatively, discover the vibrant botanical gardens.

Destinations along the Nile and beyond

Egypt
Discover countless ancient treasures, from the magnificent temples of Abu Simbel to the Valley of the Kings and the Temple of Hathor at Dendera, and step into the wonder of ancient times.

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Jordan
From the Dead Sea, the lowest point on Earth, and the Red Sea, to the rose-coloured canyon of Petra and the desertscapes of Wadi Rum, each day promises a new dawn of discovery.

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South Africa & Victoria Falls
Discover beautiful Cape Town before tracking the ‘Big Five’ – lion, leopard, elephant, rhino and buffalo – of Kruger National Park and stand in awe before majestic Victoria Falls.

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Kenya & Tanzania
The Africa of your imagination exists. Marvel at the diversity of wildlife in the great game parks and gaze at the snow-capped peak of Mt. Kilimanjaro, Africa’s highest mountain.

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Unforgettable accommodation

The wonder of travelling with Scenic isn’t simply about visiting incredible sites and awe-inspiring locations. It inhabits every aspect of your journey, from the places you stay, to the fellowship you experience along the way.

There’s nothing like checking into a spectacular hotel where you can relax and recharge after a busy day exploring. All our luxury properties have been specifically chosen to let you thoroughly enjoy each destination.

We’ve also handpicked a selection of extra-special hotels, aptly named Scenic Special Stays. These are hotels of outstanding quality and character, such as magnificent historical palaces with pinch-yourself views.

Look for the Special Stays symbol on your itinerary indicating the locations of these outstanding properties.


Mena House Hotel - Giza, Egypt
The hotel is nestled in the shadows of the Great Pyramids of Giza, with magnificent views from the comfort of your Premier Pyramid View Room. Featuring antiques, handcrafted furniture and original works of art.

Sofitel Winter Palace - Luxor, Egypt
This opulent hotel is perched on the Nile River amid luxuriant tropical gardens and ancient temples. Once a winter retreat for the Egyptian royal family, Agatha Christie wrote her famed 1937 novel Death on the Nile here.

Sofitel Legend Old Cataract - Aswan, Egypt
Rising grandly from a pink granite shelf at the edge of the Nubian Desert, this stylish property features sophisticated interiors, Moorish arches, Persian carpets and hand-carved furnishings.

The Victoria Falls Hotel - Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
The Victoria Falls Hotel overlooks the famous falls. The Edwardian-style hotel, built in 1904, has been splendidly redecorated to combine its traditional majesty with modern sophistication.

Kempinski Hotel Aqaba Red Sea - Aqaba, Jordan
This luxurious Aqaba hotel is situated on the white sandy beach of the Red Sea. The seaview rooms are bright and generous in both size and amenities.

Sun City Camp - Wadi Rum, Jordan
Sleep under starry desert skies in air-conditioned ‘Martian’ geodomes, a haven of luxury with private en-suite and clear viewing panels, your window to the desert.

 

Cruise the iconic Nile River

Since the days of the pharaohs, Egyptians have been cruising the Nile. It’s an experience you’ll never forget.

We don’t want you to miss a minute of the fascinating scenery as you cruise the majestic Nile on our exclusive private charter. Catering to just 36 guests, every cabin is tastefully appointed and features a window onto the world for every guest.

Sanctuary Sun Boat III

This intimate boutique ship evokes the heyday of Egypt’s past, with exquisite spaces, from the Copper Tray fine-dining restaurant to the Sahara and H. Carter lounges. Relax on the Sun Deck with swimming pool or the lower shaded deck and watch life on the river pass by.

You’ll be treated to first-class dining and beverages included with lunch and dinner, be entertained by a belly dancer, whirling dervishes and dress the part for a colourful Galabeyya party.

4 Night Cruise

The itinerary will take you from Luxor to Aswan, from the architectural marvels of the Valley of the Kings to off-the-beaten-path sights such as the Temple of Hathor at Dendera.

Explore Egypt’s famous monuments with the resident expert Egyptologist while your Tour Director will be on hand to assist during your cruise.

The Suites

The spacious cabins are elegantly furnished and oversized picture windows ensure you won’t miss a minute of the passing scenery. All cabins have a mini-bar, safe deposit box and satellite LCD television, along with individually-controlled air-conditioning.

Indulge in one of the elegant Presidential Suites situated at the front of the Promenade Deck featuring a separate sitting area. The lavish Royal Suites also boast private balconies from which to witness your magnificent surrounds.