EGYPT & JORDAN IN DEPTH - Small Group Touring

Escorted Escapes are a local tour company that specialise in small group tours to bucket list destinations. Our tour sizes are limited to 20 passengers and our demographic is mostly 50+. We have an Australian based tour host who travels with the group from Australia, we included ALL AIRFARES, breakfast daily and other selected meals, tipping and visa's, as well as a lot of included sightseeing. This is a great tour if you are a solo traveller as the host is there to look after you throughout the journey.

EGYPT & JORDAN IN DEPTH

Travel Date:
11 MAR - 30 Mar 2020

*** INCLUSIONS ***
Return Airport Transfers from your home *
All Flights
Visa's Tipping and Transfers Included
Australian based tour host


TOUR HIGHLIGHTS
 *Admire the Great Pyramids of Giza, one of the Seven Wonders of the World
 *Cruise the Nile on the luxurious MS Tulip for 4 nights
 *See the Valley of The Kings, and descend into the tomb of the boy king Tutankhamun, one of the most renowned archaeological sites in history
 Visit the World War II sights at El-Alamein and Alexandria, including the War Memorial and Australian Cemetery
 Take in the majestic temples of Abu Simbel, and admire the effort of relocating the temples, when the Aswan dam created Lake Nasser in 1968
 Learn the history of the region through an Egyptologist, and piece all the amazing sights and stories together at the Egyptian Museum
 Sharpen your bargaining skills at the Khan El Khalili Markets in Cairo
 Rejuvenate with a swim in the mineral-rich waters of the Dead Sea
 Explore the unique landscape of Wadi Rum on a 4WD Bedouin tour
 Experience the changing colours of Petra, at sunrise and throughout the day, culminating in the magical 'Petra by Night'


SIGHTSEEING INCLUSIONS

At Escorted Escapes we pride ourselves on including the very best sightseeing on offer in each location. Our sightseeing highlights on this tour include:

• Rejuvenate your skin with the mineral-rich mud and relax in the buoyant water of the Dead Sea.
• Explore the desert landscape of Wadi Rum on a 4WD Bedouin Jeep tour.
• Visit the historic site of Petra at Sunrise, during the day and culminating in the magical “Petra by Night” show.
• Explore the ruined halls, parapets, and tunnels of Kerak Castle, then travel to the Monastery in Mt Nebo where Moses viewed the promised land.
• Visit the unique site of Bethany where Jesus Christ was baptized by St John. John. This is now one of the most significant places of pilgrimage in Catholicism and one of the most important biblical discoveries in the world.
• Enjoy one of the greatest examples of Islamic architecture at Ajloun Castle
• Discover the Roman City of Jerash, hidden for centuries in sand before being excavated and restored over the past 70 years. The site is now generally acknowledged to be one of the best preserved Roman cities in the world.
• Tour the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, the Great Pyramids of Giza and the Sphinx as well as the pyramids of Memphis and Sakkara.
• Visit El Alamein for a guided tour of the site of the allied force victory in World War II. Wander through the War Museum which offers an outstanding collection of artefacts, followed by a visit to the War Cemetery where more than 1200 Australian WWII Diggers have been laid to rest.
• Explore the Alexandria Library –renowned for its walls carved with giant letters, hieroglyphs and symbols from every known alphabet around the globe.
• 4-Night Nile River Cruise on a 5 Star riverboat.
• Tour Luxor’s East Bank, where you will see Karnak and Luxor Temples. Karnak Temple is perhaps the greatest example of worship in history, while the Temple of Luxor has been in almost continuous use as a place of worship right up to the present day.
• Discover Luxor’s West Bank. Enter the Valley of the Kings and descend into the tomb of the boy king Tutankhamun, one of the most renowned archaeological sights in history. We also visit the temple of Queen Hatshepsut which is one of Egypt’s most impressive temples and the Colossi of Memnon, two massive stone statues of the Pharaoh Amenhotep III.
• Visit the Temple of Horus in Edfu, the most well-preserved temple of Ancient Egypt. • Tour the ancient Egyptian temple of Horus and Sobek, a healing place of pilgrimage for ancient Egyptians and famous for its mummified crocodiles.
• Discover the High Dam and the Temple of Philae, one of the greatest Temples in Egypt, rising from the waters of the Nile on the Island of Philae.
• Board a traditional Felucca to sail around Kitchener’s Island and visit the Aswan Botanical gardens.
• Travel to the impressive temple of Abu Simbel which is guarded by four colossal statues of Ramses II.
• City tour of Cairo including a visit the Citadel of Salah el-Din, then proceed to the beautiful Alabaster Mosque of Muhammed Ali.
• Explore the Grand Egyptian Museum, home to Tutankhamun’s death mask and the most extensive collection of Egyptian antiquities in the world.
• Sharpen your bargaining skills at the famous Khan El Khalili Markets in Cairo.

$12,995 Per Person (Twin Share) , $15,995 Per Person (Solo Traveller)

Further information can be found at
https://www.escortedescapes.com.au/tours/africa/egypt-jordan-in-depth/
or email : info@escortedescapes.com.au
Phone : 1300 722 079
Member is Escorted E (Warana)
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