Magical Egypt & Jordan (Tour Code: ATEJ)

12 Nights / 13 Days

Highlight

  • Stay at conveniently located hotels.
  • A relaxed tour – visit 08 cities in 12 days
  • Daily buffet breakfast at all hotels
  • Meals at the finest restaurants in Cairo, Sharm El Sheikh & Amman
  • Stay 03 nights in Cairo.
  • Enjoy guided city tours of Cairo
  • Visit the famous Pyramids at Giza – one of the Seven Wonders of the World.
  • Visit the grand Egyptian Museum.
  • Visit the Mummy Room which houses 11 royal mummies from pharaonic times.
  • Enjoy the spectacular Sound and Light show at the Great Pyramids.
  • Enjoy 03 fun-filled nights on board the Nile Cruise.
  • Visit the exotic cities of Aswan, KomOmbo, Edfu and Luxor.
  • Enjoy a guided city tour of Aswan.
  • Visit the famous Temple of Philae in Aswan.
  • Visit the famous Temple of Two Gods at KomOmbo.
  • Visit Edfu, a town situated on the West Bank of the river Nile
  • See the famous Temple of Edfu dedicated to God Horus
  • Visit Luxor – the city of Palaces
  • Visit Karnak Temple, Valley of Kings, Temple of Queen Hatshepsut and the Colossi of Memnon.
  • Stay 02 night at the Diver’s Paradise – Sharm El Sheikh.
  • Get the chance to bring out the water baby in you with the wide variety of water sports to choose from.
  • Stay 03 nights in Amman.
  • Visit Petra, one of the wonders of the world
  • Visit the Dead Sea
  • Services of a professional and experienced Tour Manager traveling with you throughout the tour  

Itinerary

Today you start your fun filled tour to Egypt and Jordan, as you arrive at Cairo – the name Cairo means ‘the victorious city’.

Bon Voyage! Today you start your tour as you arrive into Cairo, one of the largest cities in the African Sub Continent. Today enter the world of “Air Tours Holidays” as you begin your memorable journey. On arrival at the Cairo airport, proceed to your hotel & check in. (Check In Time 1500 hrs.- Early check in subject to availability)

Enjoy Indian dinner at a local restaurant.
Overnight stay at hotel Le Meridien Pyramids or similar in Cairo. (D)

Visit the Pyramids of Giza, Sphinx, Museum, Khan El Khalili, Sound & Light Show

Early breakfast at the hotel in Cairo then start a guided tour to visit one of the Seven Wonders the great Pyramids of Giza; (Cheops, Chephren and Mycerinus) were reckoned by the Greeks to be one of the Seven Wonders of the World. A single pyramid is built with 2.300.000 blocks, each weighing an average of two and a half tones. In the face of such immensity, one cannot help but feel the wonder and awe that so many writers and artists have sought to convey over the centuries. The Cheops Pyramid is more interesting, because its interior burial chambers are open for inspection by the public. Not far from the Pyramids is the Great Sphinx of Giza , which dates from the time of Chephren (2620 BC). Hewn from natural yellowish limestone and standing 65 feet-high and 187 feet-long, this unforgettable statue combines the head of a Pharaoh with a lion's body. A quick visit to papyrus institute or a perfume shop can be arranged after the visit. Lunch will be served after the visit at an Indian/ Oriental restaurant After Lunch, afternoon visit to the Egyptian Museum for another tour

Egyptian Museum; was established by the Egyptian government in 1835. The present museum building was built in 1900, in the new classical style by the French architect Marcel Dourgnon. The museum exhibited collections now exceed 120,000 objects ranges from pre-historic era to the Greco Roman period. It has 107 halls, and the ground floor houses huge statues. The upper floor houses small statues, jewels, Tutankhamen treasures and the mummies. The museum also comprises of a photography section and large library. A hall for the Royal Mummies was opened at the museum, housing eleven kings and queens.

After the visit of the museum a short drive through the downtown will take you to Khan El Khalili bazaars; which is one of the most famous worldwide with its amazing narrow alleyways. Drive back to the hotel for refreshment then you will be escorted to the Sound & light venue to watch the amazing show of the Pyramids & Sphinx.

Dinner at Indian restaurant before driving back to the hotel.
Overnight stay at hotel Le Meridien Pyramids or similar in Cairo.(B, L, D)


Fly to Aswan – one of the most beautiful cities of Egypt. Enjoy a guided city tour of Aswan. Board your 3 Night Nile cruise.

After an early breakfast at the hotel, proceed to the airport for your flight to Aswan (flight cost not included).
On arrival at Aswan, check in on board the luxury cruise liner. Enjoy a delicious ‘welcome aboard’ buffet lunch on board. Later proceed on a guided city tour visiting the High Dam – one of the outstanding architectural achievements of the twentieth century. Visit the temple of Philae dedicated to Goddess Isis.

Tonight enjoy a delicious dinner on the Cruise.
Overnight stay on board M/S Radamis II Nile cruise ex. Aswan or similar.(B,LL, LD)


Sail to KomOmbo. Enjoy city sights of KomOmbo including the temple of two Gods. On to Edfu.

Enjoy breakfast on board.
Optional visit to Abu Simbel. Enjoy lunch on board the cruise. Later set sail to KomOmbo and enjoy your leisure time on board. Later proceed to the famous ‘temple of two Gods’. Dedicated to Sobek and Haroeris, the crocodile gods, this temple was constructed during the Roman era and is noted for its engravings.

After enjoying the city sights of KomOmbo, re board the cruise and sail to Edfu, a town situated on the west bank of the river Nile.

Enjoy dinner on board the cruise.
Overnight stay on board M/S Radamis II Nile cruise ex. Aswan or similar. (B,LL,LD)


Visit temple of Edfu. Sail to Luxor. Visit Karnak Temple.

This morning after an early Tea /Coffee on board, proceed to visit the famous Edfu temple dedicated to God Horus, represented by the Falcon. This is one of the most beautiful Egyptian temples distinguished by its huge splendid structure that blends Pharoic and Greek architecture. Return back to on board the cruise. Enjoy breakfast on board.

Later, sail to the magnificent town of Luxor, considered the greatest outdoor museum of the world. Enjoy Lunch on board. Arrive Luxor. Visit the Karnak Temple.

Dinner on board the cruise.
Overnight stay on board M/S Radamis II Nile cruise ex. Aswan or similar. (B,LL,LD)


Today disembark from the cruise. Enjoy the sights of Luxor. On to Sharm El Sheikh.

After breakfast on board check out. Proceed on a tour of Luxor – the City of Palaces. Visit the famous tombs in the Valley of Kings. Visit the temple of Hatshepsut. Later, proceed to the Colossi of Memnon, which are ruins of the funerary tomb of the Pharaoh Amenhotep III and the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, the only queen who ruled Egypt. After the visit and lunch proceed to the airport to board your flight to Sharm El Sheikh (flight cost not included). On arrival, transfer to your hotel and check in. The rest of your day is at leisure.

Tonight, enjoy dinner at the hotel.
Overnight stay at Maritim Jolie Ville Golf & Resort or similar in Sharm El Sheikh (B,LL,LD)


Explore Sharm El Sheikh

Today after breakfast the day is at leisure. Sharm El Sheikh is one of the world’s best known dive sites. Sharm El Sheikh Bay, Naama Bay and Shark Bay are all fantastic hang outs to enjoy the sun, sand and strikingly clear sea off the Sinai Peninsula. The seabed closer to the coast is like a gigantic coral aquarium housing Coral Grouper, Napoleon Wrasse, Parrotfish, Butterfly Fish and other fascinating marine life. In the evening another aspect of Egyptian culture comes to life with local shopping, terrace cafes and trendy discos opening their doors to locals & visitors alike.

Enjoy your lunch and dinner at the hotel.
Overnight stay at Maritim Jolie Ville Golf & Resort or similar in Sharm El Sheikh (B,LL,LD)


Day at leisure Sharm El Sheikh

This morning after breakfast day is free to enjoy the on your own.

Overnight stay at Maritim Jolie Ville Golf & Resort or similar in Sharm El Sheikh (B,LL,LD)


Day at leisure Sharm El Sheikh

This morning after breakfast day is free to enjoy the on your own.

Overnight stay at Maritim Jolie Ville Golf & Resort or similar in Sharm El Sheikh (B,LL,LD))


Proceed to Amman. On arrival, proceed for a short city tour.

This morning, after breakfast, proceed to the airport to board your flight to Amman(flight cost not included) . Upon arrival at Amman airport our representative meets you and assists you through immigration procedures.

Enjoy lunch at a restaurant. Then start the city tour of Amman visiting the Citadel with remains from 3 different periods and the Roman Theatre from 2nd century in downtown area.

Tonight enjoy dinner at a restaurant.
Overnight at Arena Space or similar in Amman. (B, LL, D)

Full day trip to Petra with a chance to go horse riding to the canyon..

Today morning after an early breakfast at hotel, drive 2.5 hrs to Petra. On horseback or on foot you reach the Siq, a narrow canyon, walk till the 40 meters high Treasury, see the Street of Facades and the Royal Tombs. Lunch at restaurant (there is no Indian restaurant in Petra).

In the evening, return to Amman for Indian dinner at restaurant.
Overnight at Arena Space or similar in Amman. (B,LL,D)

Free time for shopping followed by a visit to the Dead Sea.

Today morning after breakfast at the hotel, rest of the morning is at leisure to check out the exciting bargains in the modern sites of Amman, like Mecca Mall. Proceed for lunch at a restaurant and then we drive to the lowest point on earth. You have leisure time, the chance to float on salty waters or try the beauty benefits of the dark mud on the shores.

Proceed for dinner at Indian restaurant in Amman.
Overnight at Arena Space or similar in Amman. (B,LL,D)
Farewell!!!

This morning, after a buffet/boxed breakfast, check out and proceed to the airport on your own for your flight back home. Return home with wonderful memories of your holiday with “Air Tours Holidays”, which we’re sure you will treasure for a lifetime.(B)

Tour Cost & Date

Land Cost with Internal Flight
Twin / Double $1,600
Single Person $2,000
Child with Bed $1,300
Child No Bed $900

Note:

  • As a 3rd person in a triple room, most hotels use rollaway beds and room size may be the same as the double bed.
  • A person below 12 years is considered a child.
  • There will be no reduction for triple sharing.
  • Single Room Supplement charges will be applicable in case of any one member sharing room with other cancel their reservations.

  • DEPARTURE DATES 2018


    May
    09
    September
    05
    October
    24
    November
    14

    NOTE

    • Tour starts in Cairo on the above mentioned dates. There could be a possibility of flight departure on the previous evening
    • On certain departure dates the itinerary may be operated in reverse order. However, all services and inclusions will remain the same.

    Tour info

    WHAT YOUR TOUR PRICE INCLUDES

    SIGHTSEEING TOURS AND EXCURSIONS
    EGYPT
    Cairo
    • Guided City tour of Cairo
    • Visit the Egyptian Museum with entrance to the Mummy Room
    • Tour of the Pyramids of Giza
    • Sound and Light Show at Pyramids
    Aswan
    • City tour including a visit to High Dam and the Temple of Philea
    Kom Ombo
    • Visit the Temple of Two Gods (Sobek /Haroeris)
    Edfu
    • Visit the Temple of Horus
    Luxor
    • City tour including a visit to the Valley Of The Kings,
    • El Deir El Bahari of Hatshepsut & Colossi of Memnon,
    • Entrance to Karnak temple
    Sharm El Sheikh
    • Spend 02 nights at the Diver’s Paradise
    JORDAN
    Amman
    • City tour including a visit to Citadel with Roman,
    • Byzantine and Islamic remains and the Roman Theater from 2nd century
    • Visit to the Dead Sea
    Petra
    • Visit the Treasury, Royal Tombs, and Pharaoh’s Castle

    HOTELS

    • 03 night’s accommodation at Hotel Mercure ESphinx hotel or similar in Cairo
    • 03 night’s on board the M/S Radamis II Nile cruise or similar
    • 02 night’s accommodation at Maritim Golf and resorts or similar in Sharm El Sheikh
    • 03 night’s accommodation at Amman Cham / Geneva Hotel/ Seven Roses or similar in Amman

    MEALS

    • Daily buffet breakfast
    • Daily Indian / Local / Western Lunches
    • Daily Indian / Local / Western Dinners

    TIPS

    • Tips to be paid to guides/ drivers
    • 1 bag (20kg) per person at the hotels only.
    • 1 water bottle (1 litre) per person per day

    TRANSPORT & TOUR MANAGER

    • All transfers and sightseeing in an air conditioned local coach services of a Professional and friendly tour manager

    VISAS REQUIRED TO TRAVEL ON YOUR TOUR

    USA Citizens Single Entry Egypt & Double Entry Jordan Visa
    Green Card Holders Single Entry Egypt & Double Entry Jordan Visa
    Indian Nationals Single Entry Egypt & Double Entry Jordan Visa

    Cost of visas is NOT INCLUDED in your tour price


    WHAT YOUR TOUR PRICE DOES NOT INCLUDE

    • Cost of deviation

      - In case you wish to deviate from the group departure dates mentioned in the brochure i.e. either travel before the departure date of your tour or would like to come back on a later date after the tour ends, there will be an additional charge that will be applicable which will be advised to you by our sales team. The same is subject to availability of seats & class for the given dates & ticket validity. Kindly also note, the deviation request is to be made at the time of booking.
    • Cost of Transfer:

      The individual arrival & departure transfer in case you have opted for deviation or purchase on separate ticket & not traveling under group ticketing.
    • Cost of visas to travel on the tour

    • Medical/ Travel insurance.
    • Any expenses of personal nature such as porter age, laundry, wines, mineral water, food and drink not in the regular menu provided by us, mini bar, telephone calls, pay channels etc.
    • Meals other than what is mentioned in your itinerary
    • Cost of excursions, city sightseeing, entrance fees and local guides availed of by the passengers, other than that mentioned in ‘What your tour price includes’
    • Group is operated subject to a minimum of 40 full paying guests travelling together.

    IMPORTANT

    • Updating of Mileage is subject to Airlines terms & conditions in group fare.
    • We request the airlines for preferred seats however this is as per their policy and at their discretion.
    • Keeping in view of Luggage compartment of coach & Internal Flight regulations, we strongly recommend you to carry only medium size Bag of 20kg and 1 carryon bag of 5 kg per person.
    • The dates and granting of Visas is at the sole discretion of the concerned consulate. Air Tours are not responsible for granting of visas and are only a facilitator in the visa application process.

    Points to be noted

    • Any damages caused to the hotel rooms / coach during your stay, shall be payable by the passengers. Air Tours will not be liable for the same.
    • Air Tours shall not accept any liability or responsibility for any damages, loss, injury, accident, death, delay, breakdown or irregularity which may occur in carrying out of the tour arrangement.
    • Air Tours Management reserves the right to claim any additional expenses due to delay or changes in train, plane, bus, ship or other services, weather conditions, strikes, war, quarantine and any other cause whatsoever and all such loss or expenses must be borne by the passengers.
    • Air Tours reserve the right to amend, alter, vary or withdraw any particular departure, excursion advertised or substitute a hotel of similar class if deemed advisable or necessary.
    • For the convenience of our passengers, Air Tours will sometimes amend the itinerary; however all the other services will remain the same.
    • Air Tours will not be liable in any loss of baggage by the Airline.
    • The Tour Cost is combination of all the arrangement and hence cannot be calculated on individual service basis. Tour cost is one component and not calculated on individually.
    • Single Room Supplement charges will be applicable in case any of the guest cancel the reservations sharing room together.
    • Please refer to the booking form for detailed ‘Terms and Conditions’.

    MEDICAL INSURANCE:

    • It’s very important to find out BEFORE you leave whether or not your medical insurance will cover you overseas. Your regular U.S. health insurance may not cover doctors’ and hospital visits in other countries. ALWAYS LOOK INTO THE ASPECTS OF COVERING YOUR TRIP FOR UNFORSEEN EVENTS.

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