20-Day Egypt, Jordan and Turkey Tour

$4,620.00 per person

Embark on a 20-day exploration of Egypt, Jordan, and Turkey. Unearth ancient secrets from the Pyramids to Petra, marvel at Istanbul’s timeless beauty, and float over Cappadocia’s unique landscapes. Experience a rich tapestry of cultures, bridging millennia of history and heritage.

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Day 1: Arrive in Cairo, Airport Transfer and Free Day

Upon your arrival at Cairo Airport, our company representative will welcome you in the arrivals area. Look for a signboard bearing your name. After a warm meet and greet, you’ll be transferred to your hotel in Cairo. The rest of the day is at your leisure. Relax and prepare for the exciting journey ahead.

  • Overnight in Cairo
  • Included Meal(s): No meals are included on this day
  • Accommodation: Pyramisa Suites Hotel and Casino OR Hilton Cairo Heliopolis or similar (Standard quality)

Day 2: Cairo – Giza Pyramids, Egyptian Museum, Coptic and Islamic Cairo and Khan El Khalili

After breakfast, you’ll be picked up from your hotel to begin a guided tour. The first stop is the majestic Pyramids of Giza, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. Here, you’ll admire the Great Pyramid of Khufu, the Pyramid of Khafre, and the Pyramid of Menkaure. Then, you’ll proceed to the Sphinx, a mythical creature with the body of a lion and the head of a human.

Following this exploration, you’ll enjoy a lunch break at a local Egyptian restaurant.

Next, the tour takes you into the heart of Coptic Cairo, where you’ll discover landmarks like the Hanging Church and the Coptic Museum. The itinerary then leads you into Islamic Cairo, showcasing historical mosques and madrasas. Notable highlights include the iconic Sultan Hassan Mosque and the Al-Azhar Mosque.

In the afternoon, you’ll navigate the lively lanes of Khan El Khalili, Cairo’s renowned bazaar. The day wraps up at the Egyptian Museum, where you’ll find an extensive collection of ancient Egyptian antiquities, including the golden treasures of Tutankhamun.

After the tour, you’ll be transferred back to your hotel at approximately 5:00 pm. The rest of the day will be at your leisure.

  • Overnight in Cairo
  • Included Meal(s): Breakfast and Lunch
  • Accommodation: Pyramisa Suites Hotel and Casino OR Hilton Cairo Heliopolis or similar (Standard quality)

Day 3: Fly from Cairo to Luxor – Embark on a Nile Cruise

After breakfast, we will transfer you to the airport for your flight to Luxor. Upon landing, immerse yourself in a private half-day tour of the Valley of the Kings. Marvel at three majestic royal tombs and delve into the funerary rites of ancient Egyptians as well as the significance of the intricate paintings and hieroglyphics. Witness the imposing 55ft.-high Colossi of Memnon, which once graced the entrance to an ancient funerary temple. Stroll through the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut and experience the final resting place of Tutankhamen (commonly known as King Tut), nestled beneath the arid hills alongside over 60 other richly decorated tombs of pharaohs.

  • Overnight aboard the Nile River Cruise.
  • Included Meal(s): Breakfast, lunch and dinner

Day 4: Nile Cruise: Private Exploration of Karnak Temple

After breakfast, embark on an exclusive tour of the iconic Karnak Temple. Delve deep into this monumental temple complex, with structures that span nearly two millennia, some tracing back to 2,055 BC. Once your historical journey concludes, step aboard your Nile Cruise, which will be your sanctuary for the next four nights. Spend your afternoon acclimating to the vessel, lounging by the pool, or setting out on your own to discover the charms of the adjacent town.

  • Overnight aboard the Nile River Cruise.
  • Included Meal(s): Breakfast, lunch and dinner

Day 5: Nile Cruise – Private Exploration of Edfu & Kom Ombo

After breakfast on board, the ship will anchor in the historical town of Edfu. For those keen on a quaint ride, a horse-drawn carriage awaits to transport you to the revered Edfu Temple, dating back to 237-57 BC. This private visit ensures a more intimate experience at one of the most immaculately preserved temples in Egypt, offering an evocative glimpse into the past.

As the cruise sails onward, the scenic banks of the Nile present the Kom Ombo Temple. With a private tour arranged for you, delve into the architectural marvel built in 181 BC. This riverside temple stands as a testament to the Greco-Roman era, with its majestic façade reflected in the Nile’s calm waters.

  • Overnight aboard the Nile River Cruise.
  • Included Meal(s): Breakfast, lunch and dinner

Day 6: Nile Cruise in Aswan

After breakfast on board, set sail to Philae Island where the enchanting Temple of Isis awaits. Pay homage to the Goddess of health, marriage, and wisdom as you explore this architectural masterpiece. Adorned with exquisite pylons and boasting some of Egypt’s most intricate carvings, the temple stands as a testament to the grandeur of Upper Egypt.

As the afternoon sun bathes the Nile, embark on a serene journey aboard a traditional wooden Felucca. Let the gentle currents guide you, as you immerse yourself in the captivating beauty of the surrounding landscape.

  • Overnight aboard the Nile River Cruise.
  • Included Meal(s): Breakfast, lunch and dinner

Day 7: Nile Cruise End – Fly back to Cairo

After breakfast, disembark from the Nile River Cruise and be transferred to Aswan’s airport for your flight back to Cairo. Once you arrive, our representative will be there to assist and facilitate your transfer to your hotel.

Optional Tour:

Abu Simbel Temples: Embark on an early morning journey to the renowned Abu Simbel Temples. Noted for its grandeur, Abu Simbel ranks second in popularity only to the Grand Pyramids. This excursion is available at an additional cost of USD 150 per person.

  • Overnight in Cairo
  • Included Meal(s): Breakfast
  • Accommodation: Pyramisa Suites Hotel and Casino OR Hilton Cairo Heliopolis or similar (Standard quality)

Day 8: Fly from Cairo to Amman (Airfare Not Included)

After breakfast, you will be transferred to Cairo International Airport for a flight to Amman. Upon arrival at Queen Alia Airport, our representative will meet and assist you through the customs and immigration procedures. Transfer to the hotel in Amman. The rest of your day is free to relax, explore, or perhaps get to know the city at your own pace.

Kindly note that the international airfare from Cairo to Amman is not covered in this tour package. Arranging and purchasing this flight is your responsibility.

  • Overnight in Amman
  • Included Meal(s): Breakfast
  • Accommodation: Sulaf Luxury OR Seven Roses Hotel OR Downtown Hotel Apartments or similar (Standard quality)

Day 9: Jerash – Ajlun – Amman

After Breakfast, begin your journey with the ancient Roman City of Jerash. With over 6,500 years of history and its embrace by the Roman Empire in 63 BC, Jerash is celebrated as one of the most immaculately preserved Roman archaeological treasures worldwide. Its beauty remained concealed for countless ages, but recent discoveries have brought to light a stunning amalgamation of Roman and Middle Eastern architectural artistry.

Highlights of your visit include the majestic hippodrome, the revered Temple of Artemis dedicated to the city’s patron goddess, and the Jerash Archaeological Museum, where a collection of unearthed artifacts from the storied city awaits.

Your exploration continues to Ajlun Castle, which stands proudly atop a mountain. Traverse its intricate maze of passageways and chambers, and let the panoramic views of the countryside and its distinctive architectural essence captivate you.

After the tour, you will be transferred back to your hotel in Amman, with the rest of the day free for you to relax.

  • Overnight in Amman
  • Included Meal(s): Breakfast
  • Accommodation: Sulaf Luxury OR Seven Roses Hotel OR Downtown Hotel Apartments or similar (Standard quality)

Day 10: Madaba – Mt. Nebo – Kerak – Petra

After breakfast, embark on a road journey to the enchanting city of Petra. Your first stop is the esteemed Mt. Nebo, also known as Siyagha. This mountain holds profound spiritual significance, serving as a memorial to the Prophet Moses. Legend states that from this vantage point, Moses saw the promised land.

While here, explore the remnants of an ancient monastery and a church, its floors adorned with exquisite mosaics. On clear days, enjoy sweeping views of the Jordan Valley, spot distant Judah and Jericho, and gaze upon the serene Dead Sea.

Next, head to St. George’s Greek Orthodox Basilica in Madaba. This sanctuary houses the world’s oldest mosaic map, depicting regions from Lebanon to Egypt and from the desert to the Mediterranean. Unearthed in 1894, this 6th-century masterpiece stands as a testament to Jordan’s rich history.

Dive into local flavors by joining a local chef for a culinary experience. Together, you’ll prepare a delightful Arabic meal using traditional ingredients, which you’ll then have the pleasure of enjoying.

Your exploration continues with a visit to the grand Crusader Castle of Kerak. The imposing walls and chambers echo tales of its pivotal role in shaping the destinies of kings and empires over the ages.

Upon arrival in Petra, check into your accommodation and unwind, preparing for another day of adventures in the ancient city.

  • Overnight in Petra
  • Included Meal(s): Breakfast
  • Accommodation: Petra Moon Hotel OR Sella Hotel OR Petra Boutique Hotel or similar (Standard quality)

Day 11: Petra – Wadi Rum

After breakfast, visit Petra for a tour of this famous ancient site. Petra, the “Pink City,” is the top tourist destination in Jordan and a UNESCO World Heritage Site between the Red and the Dead Seas. Petra is unique because the city was carved out of a massive rock face over 2,000 years ago.

Journey through the iconic SIQ, a majestic passageway created by two looming cliffs. Noteworthy sites within Petra include The Treasury, The Amphitheater, and The Ad-Deir Monastery. The latter grants a panoramic view of the valley and is reachable via a set of 800 rock-cut stairs.

Once you’ve taken in Petra’s magnificence, move on to Wadi Rum. A traditional Bedouin dinner awaits you there. Spend your night at a desert campsite located within a protected zone. These comfortable tents, equipped with modern conveniences, are nestled amidst stunning landscapes—perfect for watching the sunrise, sunset, and a mesmerizing starlit sky.

  • Overnight in Wadi Rum
  • Included Meal(s): Breakfast and Dinner
  • Accommodation: Sun City Camp in Wadi Rum or similar (Standard quality)

Day 12: Wadi Rum Camp – Wadi Rum 3 Hours Jeep Ride – Dead Sea

After breakfast, begin your exploration of the vast Wadi Rum desert. Board a 4×4 with your Bedouin guide to delve deeper into this majestic landscape. The shifting hues of the sands and mountains, coupled with the tranquil ambiance, highlight Wadi Rum as one of the globe’s most awe-inspiring desert terrains. Its cinematic splendor has even graced Hollywood screens. Throughout the tour, witness canyons, red sand dunes, ancient Nabatean rock inscriptions, and naturally formed rock bridges that have been sculpted over millennia.

Following your desert odyssey, set out on a four-hour drive to the world’s lowest point: the Dead Sea. Upon reaching, check into your hotel. The rest of the day is free for you to relax.

  • Overnight in Dead Sea
  • Included Meal(s): Breakfast
  • Accommodation: Dead Sea Spa Hotel OR Ramada Resort OR Holiday Inn Resort Dead Sea or similar (Standard quality)

Day 13: Leisure Day at the Dead Sea

Free day to relax and enjoy the amenities of your Hotel on the shores of the Dead Sea with convenient access to the beach. Time to experience floating in the waters of the Dead Sea. Revel in the serene atmosphere and let the day wash over you as you take advantage of the Dead Sea’s unique qualities.

  • Overnight in Dead Sea
  • Included Meal(s): Breakfast
  • Accommodation: Dead Sea Spa Hotel OR Ramada Resort OR Holiday Inn Resort Dead Sea or similar (Standard quality)

Day 14: Departure from Dead Sea, Arrival in Istanbul (Airfare Not Included)

After breakfast at your Dead Sea accommodation, a transfer will take you to Amman International Airport for your flight to Istanbul. Upon landing at Istanbul Airport, our representative will be on hand to assist you with customs and immigration formalities. You will then be transferred to your hotel in Istanbul.

Kindly note that the international airfare from Amman to Istanbul is not covered in this tour package. Arranging and purchasing this flight is your responsibility.

  • Overnight in Istanbul
  • Included Meal(s): Breakfast
  • Accommodation: Muyan Suites OR Antea Hotel OR Ayasultan Hotel OR Deluxe Golden Horn Hotel or similar (Standard quality)

Day 15: Istanbul Byzantine and Ottoman Relics Tour

After having breakfast at the hotel, start your day by visiting the Hagia Sophia, the Blue Mosque (Sultan Ahmet Mosque), and the Hippodrome (Sultanahmet Square). Have lunch at a local restaurant before continuing your tour to the Topkapi Palace, and the Grand Bazaar. After the tour, you will be transferred back to your hotel at approximately 5:00 pm. The rest of the day will be at leisure.

  • Overnight in Istanbul
  • Included Meal(s): Breakfast and Lunch
  • Accommodation: Muyan Suites OR Antea Hotel Oldcity OR Deluxe Golden Horn Hotel OR Ayasultan Hotel or similar (Standard quality)

Day 16: Fly to Denizli – Pamukkale Tour

You will be picked up from your hotel for your transfer to the airport to catch your early morning flight to Denizli. (between 6:00 – 7:00 am as per your e-ticket) from Istanbul to Denizli airport. Upon arrival at the Denizli airport, you will be picked up at the airport and transferred to Pamukkale where you will meet your professional tour guide to begin your tour with a professional guide to begin your full-day tour of Pamukkale. Around 10:45 am you will visit the first destination of Karahayit to see the Red Spring Waters. After Karahayit we will drive to Pamukkale and begin the visit to the ancient city of Hierapolis around 11:30 am. The highlights of Hierapolis are Necropolis, Roman Baths, Domitian Gate, Latrina, Oil Factory, Frontinious Street, Agora, Byzantium Gate, Triton Fountain, Cathedral, Apollon Temple, Plutonium, Theater, and Cleopatra’s Ancient Pool. You will also be able to take some photos from the nicest corners of Pamukkale. Around 12:30 pm you will be given some free time for approximately 60 minutes to explore the natural beauties of Pamukkale. As an option, you may choose to swim in the Pamukkale Antique Pools (at your own expense) during this free time. At 1:30 pm you will meet the guide and will get a chance to walk in the middle of the Pamukkale travertines (White Cliffs) from top to down without shoes and socks. At 2:30 pm you will be taken for lunch at a local restaurant. After lunch at approximately 3:30 pm, you will visit an Onyx Factory for approximately 30 minutes. Upon completing the tour at approximately 4:00 pm, you will be transferred to Kusadasi and are expected to arrive around 7:30 pm.

  • Overnight in Kusadasi
  • Included Meal(s): Breakfast and Lunch
  • Accommodation: Efe Boutique Hotel OR Neopol Hotel Deluxe OR Derici Hotel or similar (Standard quality)

Day 17: Ephesus Tour – Fly to Kayseri/Nevsehir from Izmir

After breakfast at the hotel around 8:30 am you will be picked up and met by your tour guide to begin your full-day tour of Ephesus. Your tour guide will brief you on the day’s activities. You will first visit the Temple of Artemis which was once one of the Seven Wonders of the ancient world. Next, you will visit the world-famous ancient Greco-Roman City of Ephesus, the most well-preserved example in the world. After visiting this impressive site, you will have a break for lunch. After lunch, you will visit the House of the Virgin Mary, where it is believed she spent her last days. This is a holy place for both Christians and Muslims. Afterwards, you will visit the Isabey Mosque. Next, you will be taken to the Sirince Village; which is an old Greek village and is well-know for its quaint beauty and wine tasting and production. Here you will have one hour free to explore on your own without a guide the different foods and wines of the area and visit various small traditional village shops. At the end of the tour around approximately 4:00 pm, you will be transferred to Izmir airport for your late evening flight to Kayseri or Nevsehir through Istanbul. Upon your arrival at the Kayseri or Nevsehir airport, a representative will be present holding your name sign to pick you up and transfer you to your hotel in Cappadocia.

  • Overnight in Cappadocia
  • Included Meal(s): Breakfast and Lunch
  • Accommodation: Heaven Cave House OR Dedeli Konak Cave Hotel OR Holiday Cave Hotel or similar (Standard quality)

Day 18: North Cappadocia Tour

For an additional option, you can book an early morning hot air balloon ride and enjoy breathtaking aerial views of the valleys. Please be aware that this activity comes at an extra cost.

After breakfast around 9:30 am, you will be picked up from your hotel to join the full-day tour of North Cappadocia. Your tour will start with a visit to the Devrent Valley to see the unique fairy chimneys. Next, you will visit the Pasabag Valley (Monks Valley) to see the mushroom-shaped pinnacles. After this visit, you will drive to the city of Avanos. After lunch, you will visit the Zelve Open Air Museum in Cappadocia. The museum features a series of carved caves and ancient churches, providing a glimpse into the region’s monastic history. Finally, towards the end of the day tour, before returning to your hotel, you will have the opportunity to visit the natural castles of Uchisar. Please note that the interior of the Uchisar castles is not accessible for visits. After the tour, you will be transferred back to your hotel around 4:00 pm. You will have the rest of the day free to relax, explore the city on your own, or take part in any optional activities that are offered.

  • Overnight in Cappadocia
  • Included Meal(s): Breakfast and Lunch
  • Accommodation: Heaven Cave House OR Dedeli Konak Cave Hotel OR Holiday Cave Hotel or similar (Standard quality)

Day 19: South Cappadocia Tour – Fly back to Istanbul

After breakfast at the hotel around 9:30 am you will be picked up and met by your tour guide to begin your full-day tour of South Cappadocia. Your tour guide will brief you on the day’s activities. Your tour will begin with a visit to the Red Valley where you will be able to explore the famous rock-cut churches and hike approximately 5 km through the Rose Valley (Gulludere Vadisi). Next, you will visit Cavusin Village which is famous for its houses and churches of Christian Clergymen. We will take a break for lunch around noon. After lunch, you will drive to the Pigeon Valley (Guvercinlik Vadisi). In the afternoon you will visit the Kaymakli Underground City or Ozkonak Underground City where early Christians lived. After finishing the tour at approximately 4:00 pm, you will be transported to either Kayseri or Nevsehir airport to catch a late evening flight to Istanbul. Upon arrival in Istanbul, a representative will meet you at the airport and arrange for your transportation to your hotel.

  • Overnight in Istanbul
  • Included Meal(s): Breakfast and Lunch
  • Accommodation: Muyan Suites OR Antea Hotel Oldcity OR Deluxe Golden Horn Hotel OR Ayasultan Hotel or similar (Standard quality)

Day 20: Departure from Istanbul – End of Tour Service

After breakfast, you will check out from your hotel in Istanbul (hotel check-out is before 12:00 noon) and will then be transferred to the Istanbul International Airport according to your flight details. This will be the end of our tour and services.

  • Included Meal(s): Breakfast

INCLUDED in the Tour Price:

  • Pick up and drop-off between airport & hotel.
  • Domestic flight tickets, as specified in the itinerary, are included for both Egypt and Turkey.
  • 3 nights accommodation at a 5-star hotel with breakfast in Cairo.
  • 4 nights on the Nile cruise full board.
  • 2 nights accommodation at a 4-star hotel with breakfast in Amman.
  • 1 night accommodation at a 4-star hotel with breakfast in Petra.
  • 1 night accommodation at a Sun City Camp with breakfast in Wadi Rum.
  • 2 nights accommodation at a 4-star hotel with breakfast in Dead Sea.
  • 3 nights accommodation at a 4-star hotel with breakfast in Istanbul.
  • 1 night accommodation at a 4-star hotel with breakfast in Kusadasi.
  • 2 nights accommodation at a cave hotel with breakfast in Cappadocia.
  • English-speaking guide during the tours in Turkey and Egypt.
  • English-speaking driver during the tour in Jordan.
  • Guide in Jerash (1 hr).
  • Guide in Petra (2 hrs).
  • 3 hours jeep ride in Wadi Rum.
  • Meals as per itinerary (B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner).
  • Visits and entrances fees as indicated in the itinerary
  • Local taxes and service charges.

NOT INCLUDED:

  • International Flight Tickets.
  • Flight tickets from Cairo to Amman and Amman to Istanbul.
  • Visa to enter Turkey, Egypt & Jordan.
  • Escorting tour guide.
  • Cappadocia Hot Air Balloon Ride.
  • Optional tours mentioned in the program, they will be provided at an additional cost.
  • Services not mentioned in the program.
  • Drinks with meals.
  • Travel insurance (recommended).

IMPORTANT INFO:

  • The order of the itinerary is indicative and subject to change, but all visits described will take place.
  • This tour will be private in Egypt and Jordan but in a shared group tour in Turkey.
  • Vegetarian lunch option available upon request.
  • For 2 travelers: 1 Double/Twin Room Accommodation.
  • For 3 travelers: 1 Triple Room Accommodation.
  • For 4 travelers: 2 Double/Twin Rooms Accommodation.
  • For 5 travelers: 1 Double/Twin Room and 1 Triple Room Accommodation.
  • Please note that the Blue Mosque is not open for visitation on Fridays as it is closed for religious prayer services. You will only be able to visit the outside of the Blue Mosque area on tours operated on Fridays. No visitation will be allowed inside the Blue Mosque for tourists on Fridays.
  • Topkapi Palace is closed on Tuesday, it will be replaced with the Basilica Cistern (Yerebatan Sarnici).
  • Grand Bazaar is closed on Sunday.
  • During religious holidays, the spice market and Grand Bazaar are closed.
  • On flights luggage allowance is 15 kg per person for checked in luggage. For carry-on, you can take up to 8 kg per person. One carry-on is allowed per person.

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