Jewels of Egypt & Jordan, Loyalty Departure

Discover the jewels of Egypt & Jordan with included special member benefits such as a mesmerising Nile balloon ride, exclusive dinner & private tours.

21 Days
Cairo to Amman
From (AUD)
$ 16,395
Dates & Pricing

2020 Cairo > Amman

Tour Map
Tour Code:
MEGD
Duration:
21 days
Departure City:
Cairo
Return City:
Amman

Selected Itinerary

21 Day Itinerary

  1. Day 1 - Giza (Cairo)

    Your journey into wonder begins at Giza with a three night Special Stay. You’ll be able to soak up the magnificent view of the Great Pyramids right from your balcony. Please book flights to arrive into Cairo by 2pm

    Sundowners

    Enjoy drinks and canapés as the sun sets over the Pyramids.

    Meals Included: Dinner

  2. Day 2 - Giza

    Be awed by the sheer magnitude of the Pyramids, and visit the Solar Boat Museum housing the restored cedar wood barge dating back to 2,500 BC, before marvelling at the 20-metre limestone monolith of the Sphinx. Then view the complete treasures of the boy King Tutankhamen at the new Great Egyptian Museum. This evening watch the laser light display and entertaining show at the Pyramids.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch

  3. Day 3 - Giza

    Freechoice

    Visit the site of one of World War II's defining battles, El Alamein; or visit the ancient sites of Saqqara and Memphis.

    Tonight enjoy a BBQ dinner at the 139 Terrace.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  4. Day 4 - Giza > Aswan

    Fly early this morning to Abu Simbel and visit one of Egypt’s most magnificent monuments. Marvel at the enormous World Heritage-listed temples of Ramses II and his wife Nefertari, rescued from the rising waters of the Aswan Dam. Then fly to Aswan where you will be ensconced in luxury during your two night Special Stay and admire the sweeping views over the Nile from the comfort of your balcony. Tonight, enjoy a short history tour of the hotel before dinner in the 1902 Restaurant.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  5. Day 5 - Aswan

    Freechoice

    Visit a traditional Nubian village or explore the beautiful but often-overlooked Kalabsha Temple on the shores of Lake Nasser. Alternatively take a motorboat ride to the peaceful upper reaches of the Nile and explore the colourful Botanical Gardens.

    Enrich

    Discover the history and famous faces of the hotel before picturing yourself as Agatha Christie, pen in hand, as you enjoy pre dinner drinks at The Terrace, followed by an elegant dinner at restaurant 1902.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  6. Day 6 - Aswan > Nile Cruise

    Embark on your luxurious private charter on board the boutique Sanctuary Sun Boat III and settle into your elegantly appointed cabin. This afternoon, discover the granite quarries of ancient Egypt to learn about ancient carving techniques and see the enormous unfinished obelisk. Later, enjoy a cruise by traditional felucca on the Nile.

    Sundowners

    Raise your glass to toast the start of your Nile cruise and enjoy a lively display of Nubian dancing.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  7. Day 7 - Nile Cruise

    This morning discover the Osiris temple complex of Philae on Ajilka Island. Follow the course of the ancient Pharaohs’ processions along the Nile as you cruise north where villages and majestic temples line the banks of the river against the backdrop of the desert. Explore Kom Ombo temple, perched high on the east bank and dedicated to Sobek, the crocodile god. A fun night awaits on board with a Galabeyya party themed with Egyptian delicacies, music and dancing.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  8. Day 8 - Nile Cruise

    Cross to the West Bank of the Nile and be astounded by the well-preserved, colourful hieroglyphics adorning the tombs in the Valley of the Kings. See the impressive monument to Queen Hatshepsut then admire the well-preserved temple of Ramses III.  This afternoon, at the vast open-air temple complex of Karnak, be awed by the enormity of the pillars as you walk through the impressive Hypostyle Hall. Tonight join the Captain and crew for a farewell Gala Dinner.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  9. Day 9 - Luxor

    After disembarking, join your Tour Director for a fascinating walking tour through the local produce markets. Later, relax in the beautiful gardens of your hotel, your Special Stay for tonight. Later in the afternoon, discover the fascinating antiquities housed in the Luxor Museum followed by the treasures of Luxor Temple.

    Enrich

    Relax in the gardens of the hotel and enjoy a barbeque dinner, Egyptian Style.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  10. Day 10 - Luxor > Red Sea

    Take to the air in your hot air balloon flight for a fascinating bird’s-eye view of the ancient sites. Afterwards, travel to the large temple complex of Dendera and marvel at the vibrant colours of the hieroglyphics adorning the roof of Hathor’s temple. Continue driving through the desert moonscape to reach your luxurious resort, set on the shores of the sparkling Red Sea.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch

  11. Day 11 - Red Sea

    Relax and enjoy a day at leisure on the sparkling shores of the Red Sea. Your resort features a daily activity program, or you can just relax pool or beachside.

    Sundowners

    Raise your glass as you watch the play of colours across the dramatic desert and sea landscapes.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  12. Day 12 - Red Sea - Cairo

    This morning is at your leisure, so perhaps enjoy a last swim in the magnificent pool. Later, fly to the bustling city of Cairo for your two-night stay in upgraded Nile View Rooms.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  13. Day 13 - Cairo

    Freechoice

    Discover Islamic Cairo and Khan el Khalili Bazaar or explore Old Cairo and the Hanging Temple of Babylon.  Alternatively visit the old Egyptian Museum and a selection of Royal Mummies.

    This evening join your Tour Director for a farewell to Egypt dinner.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  14. Day 14 - Cairo > Amman

    Fly to Amman, the capital of the Kingdom of Jordan, for two nights in upgraded rooms. Join your Jordanian Tour Director for a dinner of local delicacies this evening.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  15. Day 15 - Amman

    Discover the ancient Roman city of Jerash as you explore the impressive ruins and witness an exciting re-enactment of a Roman chariot race in the hippodrome. This afternoon join your Tour Director for a walk through the food and produce markets and stop to taste some traditional Jordanian sweets.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch

  16. Day 16 - Amman > Wadi Rum

    At Madaba discover the famous mosaic map of the Holy Land and visit the Institute for Mosaic Art and Restoration. Continue to the dramatic desert landscapes of Wadi Rum, where you will feel like you have stepped onto the moon during your Special Stay in the luxurious Martian tents of the Sun Camp.

    Sundowners

    Witness the dramatic colours of the desert at sunset over a refreshing drink.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  17. Day 17 - Wadi Rum > Petra

    Travel in the footsteps of Lawrence of Arabia as you discover the dramatic desert landscapes of Wadi Rum. Explore Lawrence Road and be awed by the vistas of ancient valleys and towering weathered sandstone mountains rising out of the pink and white sands. Continue to the Rose Red city of Petra for your two- night stay. An unforgettable sight awaits as you visit the Treasury and chasms lit by candlelight.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch

  18. Day 18 - Petra

    This magnificent World Heritage-listed city is the legacy of the Nabataeans, who settled in southern Jordan more than 2,000 years ago.
    The impressive eastern entrance leads through a brilliantly coloured narrow gorge to the imposing Treasury, more than 40 metres high. Designed to impress, the rock-cut facade will take your breath away. This is only the first of many wonders you will discover here today.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  19. Day 19 - Petra > Dead Sea

    At Bethany Beyond the Jordan, see where Jesus was baptised, then view the memorial to Moses at Mount Nebo. Travel north to your luxurious resort for the next two nights on the shores of the Dead Sea. Relax and enjoy sweeping views over the Dead Sea and across to Israel from your balcony.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch

  20. Day 20 - Dead Sea

    Enjoy the facilities of your resort including direct access to the sea. Perhaps spoil yourself and allow the staff to slather you in the therapeutic mud, or float in the hypersaline waters of the Dead Sea, while reading a book or the newspaper.

    Sundowners

    Join your Tour Director at the Sky Bar and toast the end of a wonderful journey.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  21. Day 21 - Dead Sea > Amman

    Say farewell as you transfer to Amman airport taking a lifetime of wonderful memories with you.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

Tour inclusions

EXCLUSIVE member benefits
  • Exclusive Scenic Enrich experiences; including a private tour of the iconic Sofitel Legend Old Cataract Hotel
  • Exclusive Scenic Enrich barbeque dinner at the Sofitel Winter Palace Gardens
  • Soar over the West Bank of the Nile on a mesmerising balloon ride
  • Enjoy Luxury Garden View Rooms at the Sofitel Winter Palace in Luxor
  • Fairmont Deluxe Rooms at the Fairmont Amman
  • Take a walking tour through the food and produce markets of Amman

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