Explore Egypt and Jordan

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Discover ancient cities and warming hospitality in the Middle East

From the ‘Land of the Pharaohs’ to the buoyant waters of the Dead Sea, this immersive 19-day tour through Egypt and Jordan is awash with highlights. Lose yourself in sun-kissed Cairo, be dazzled by the grandeur of ancient Egypt, cruise down the iconic Nile River, and explore the fascinating cities of Alexandria, Aswan and Luxor. Cross over to Jordan and discover the sweeping desert and echoing formations of Wadi Rum, the hand-hewn facades of Petra and the ancient Roman ruins at Jerash. This is a Middle Eastern odyssey to remember.

Why you’ll love this trip

  • Set sail down the Nile River on a three day cruise. Relax in comfort and watch scenes of everyday Egyptian life stream by from the deck.
  • Explore the marvel and mystery of Ancient Egypt with tours of the Pyramids at Giza, the Valley of the Kings, Abu Simbel, the labyrinthian tomb catacombs in Alexandria and more.
  • Cairo’s Khan al-Khalili Bazaar is an essential Egyptian experience; lose yourself in the colours and aromas of this fascinating marketplace.
  • Be awed by the towering, windswept rock formations at Wadi Rum on a 4WD tour, then spend night star gazing in your Bedouin desert camp.
  • Discover the otherworldly beauty of Petra on a guided tour of this ancient city, which was carved from the pink-hued cliff at least 2000 years ago.


Map of Explore Egypt & Jordan including Egypt and Jordan

Day 1: Cairo

Day 2: Cairo

Day 3: Alexandria

Day 4: Alexandria – Cairo – Overnight Train

Day 5: Aswan

Day 6: Abu Simbel – Nile River Cruise

Day 7: Nile River Cruise

Day 8: Nile Cruise

Day 9: Luxor

Day 10: Luxor

Day 11: Cairo

Day 12: Amman

Day 13: Wadi Rum

Day 14: Aqaba

Day 15: Petra

Day 16: Petra

Day 17: Amman

Day 18: Amman

Day 19: Amman



18 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 8 dinners


4×4, Camel, Cruise Ship, Felucca, Overnight sleeper train, Plane, Private vehicle


Hotel (13 nights), Cruise ship (3 nights), Desert Camp (1 night), Overnight Sleeper Train (1 night)

Included activities

  • Complimentary Airport Arrival Transfer
  • Cairo – Pyramids of Giza and the Sphinx
  • Cairo – The Egyptian Museum headset
  • Cairo – Egyptian Museum
  • Alexandria – Catacombs of Kom el Shoqafa
  • Alexandria – Bibliotheca Alexandrina
  • Alexandria – Al Montazah Palace & Gardens
  • Aswan – Nubian Village Visit and Dinner
  • Aswan – Philae Temple
  • Abu Simbel – Abu Simbel temples
  • Aswan – Felucca Sail
  • Izbat Al Bayyarah – Kom Ombo Temple
  • Luxor – Karnak Temple (entrance fee)
  • Luxor – Colossi of Memnon
  • Luxor – Valley of the Kings (entrance to 3 tombs)
  • Luxor – Tomb of Tutankhamun
  • Luxor – Hatshepsut Temple
  • Cairo – Khan al-Khalili bazaar visit
  • Wadi Rum – Desert Jeep tour
  • Petra – Guided tour
  • Petra – Local Family Dinner
  • Shobak – Shobak Castle
  • Madaba – St Georges Church
  • Dead Sea – visit and swim
  • Jerash – Roman ruins



Images courtesy of Intrepid Group