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15 Nights
Availability : September - November 2020
Cairo
Amman
Tour Details

Cairo to Amman Tour & Ancient Egypt River Cruise

Departs September – November 2020 | 15 Days

Recognized as the longest river in the world, the Nile has been named the ‘Father of African Rivers’ and rises from the south of the equator through north east Africa, before draining in the Mediterranean Sea. A lifeline for the Ancient Egyptians, contending with little yearly rainfall, the river aided agriculture as it provided a fertile setting from which to prosper.

Prices from $9,395 CAD per person including inter-flights, meals and touring as stated in the itinerary

Departure Location

Cairo

End Location

Amman

Price Includes

  • Inter-flights
  • 4 nights accommodation on board MS Hamees
  • Airport transfers
  • Port taxes and charges
  • All gratuities on land and cruise portions
  • 28 meals: 14 Breakfasts, 5 lunches, 9 dinners
  • 2 drinks served with lunch and dinner on board of MS Hamees

Price Excludes

  • Travel insurance
  • Any private expenses
  • Optional excursions
  • Visa's, if required
  • International flights

Tour Specialist

  • Deborah Charles
What to Expect

Your Ship: MS Hamees

The chartered Mövenpick MS Hamees is a comfortable river ship that offers superb on-board service.
Embark on a truly memorable journey from Luxor to Aswan as you experience Egypt’s most spectacular sites from the chic surrounds of one of the largest and most stylish river ships on the Nile. Encompassing a range of facilities, including a pool, reading room, and sun deck with space to socialise.

 

Highlights
  • Visit to the Pyramids & Great Sphinx
  • Tour of vast open-air temple of Karnak
  • Cruise to Dendera & visit to Hathor Temple
  • Felucca cruise on the Nile
  • Visit to Luxor Temple
  • Visit to the Monument of Queen Hatshepsut & Statues of Colossi of Memnon
  • Visit to the Egyptian Museum
For more information on this tour, or help with booking, please contact your favourite Lloyds Travel Agent!
Itinerary

Day 1Arrival Cairo

Welcome to the bustling city of Cairo. Your journey begins as you are met at the airport and transferred to your hotel. Included is a three-night stay in Cairo.

Day 2Cairo

Be awed by the sheer magnitude of the Pyramids before marvelling at the 20-metre limestone monolith of the Sphinx.
EmeraldPLUS: Home-hosted dinner with local family
DiscoverMORE: Saqqara and Memphis Pyramids visit (extra expense)

Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 3Cairo

This morning you will discover the priceless antiquities in the Egyptian Museum including the artefacts recovered from Tutankhamun’s tomb as part of your included tour. Continue to be amazed, as we take you to visit one of the Cairo Citadel.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Day 4Cairo – Luxor Embarkation

Today, you will fly to Luxor where you will have a chance to visit the West Bank of the Nile and be astounded by the well-preserved, colourful hieroglyphics adorning the tombs in the Valley of the Kings. You will begin your journey in Luxor with a visit to the Monument of Queen Hatshepsut, and statues of the Colossi of Memnon. Then, embark on your cruise ship privately chartered for Emerald Waterways and settle into your cabin. Later, visit the vast open-air temple complex of Karnak and be awed by the enormity of the pillars as you walk through the impressive Hypostyle Hall.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 5Nile Cruising

Relax on one of the Sun Decks and catch a glimpse of daily life along the banks of the Nile as you cruise to Dendera. Once in Dendera, you will have a chance to marvel at the vibrant colours of the hieroglyphics adorning the roof of the Hathor’s Temple during your included visit. Return to Luxor and tour the temple complex of Luxor straddling the banks of the Nile. This evening, on board entertainment will delight with the colours of the whirling dervishes and the mesmerizing moves of a belly dancer.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 6Nile Cruising

Follow the course of the ancient Pharaohs’ processions along the Nile as you cruise south, where villages and majestic temples line the banks of the river against the backdrop of the desert. Discover the Temple of Horus at Edfu, the most completely preserved complex in Egypt. This afternoon, 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 lively Galabeyya party themed with Egyptian delicacies, music and dancing.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 7Nile Cruising

Cruise south to reach charming Aswan, the home of the Nubian people. Discover the Osiris temple complex of Philae, then visit the stone quarries to learn about ancient carving techniques and see the enormous unfinished obelisk. This afternoon, take a Felucca cruise on the Nile (weather dependent). Tonight, join the Captain and crew for a farewell Gala Dinner, followed by a Nubian show.

EmeraldPLUS: Nubian Show on board of the ship

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 8Nile Cruise Disembarkation – Abu Simbel - Aswan

This morning, bid farewell to your crew as you disembark your ship. You will fly 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. Return to Aswan where you will spend one-night.

DiscoverMORE: Visit to Botanical Gardens in Aswan (extra expense)

Meals Included: Breakfast

Day 9Aswan – Cairo

Start your day with a visit to a traditional Nubian village. Meet the school children and learn about life on an island in the Nile. In the afternoon, you will fly to Cairo, then join your tour director for a farewell dinner. Included is a one-night stay in Cairo.

EmeraldPLUS: Visit to Nubian Village to meet Local School Children

Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 10Cairo Farewell - Amman

After breakfast, you will be transferred to Cairo International Airport for your flight to Amman. Upon arrival in Amman, visit Mount Nebo, the burial site of John the Baptist. You will also discover the famous mosaic map of the Holy Lands. This evening, you will be invited to a home-hosted dinner with a local Jordanian family for a fascinating insight into their lifestyle. Included is a two-night stay in Amman.

EmeraldPLUS: Home-hosted Dinner with a Local Family

Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 11Amman

Today, as part of EmeraldPLUS, visit the impressive ruins of the ancient Roman city of Jerash followed by a delicious lunch of Jordanian specialties. In the afternoon, return to Amman and experience all the highlights of this bustling Capital including the impressive Citadel. The capital of the Kingdom of Jordan is a modern city with numerous ancient ruins, including the historic Citadel with the pillars of the Roman Temple of Hercules. In addition, take a walking tour through the lively local markets with your Tour Director to get a glimpse of life in the capital.

EmeraldPLUS: visit to the Ruins of Jerash with lunch & Walk Through a Local Market in Amman

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 12Amman - Petra

Today, your day will begin with an incredible journey as you will take part on a Jeep Adventure in Wadi Rum. The continue to the city of Petra. Included is a two-night stay in Petra.

DiscoverMORE: Enjoy an evening cooking class and dinner, sharing authentic local cuisine in a casual, family atmosphere (extra expense).

Meals Included: Breakfast

Day 13Petra

Today, enjoy a guided city tour of 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 meters high.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 14Petra - Dead Sea

You will travel to the lowest point on earth – the Dead Sea. The Dead Sea is known for its hypersaline, therapeutic waters and charming landscape. Enjoy a farewell dinner tonight at the hotel with your Tour Director and fellow travellers. Included is a one-night stay.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 15Amman Farewell

This morning you have a choice to either continue to enjoy your hotel at the Dead Sea or take part on a DiscoverMORE (optional tour, extra expense) to visit the Bethany Beyond the Jordan to see where Jesus was baptized. Later, it is time to say good bye to fellow passengers and transfer to Amman airport for your homebound flight. (please book flights to depart after 4pm if participating in the DiscoverMORE optional).

Meals Included: Breakfast

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Why Book With Us?

  • Worry free planning
  • Exceptional knowledge
  • Family owned & operated
  • Superior value


Have a Question?

Don’t hesitate to give us a call. Our team of experts are happy to assist you in creating your next dream vacation.

1.800.800.7252

travel@lloydstravel.com