119Family Adventures - IntroductionFor trip notes, availability and more, enter the trip code at imaginative-traveller.com/familyImaginative Family HighlightsSleep beneath the stars on a felucca cruise alongthe Nile on 'Feluccas & Pharaohs' (page 120)Ride a camel through the desert to an overnightBedouin camp on 'Marvels of Morocco' (page 121)Learn how to throw a spear from a Masaitribesman on 'Land of the Masai' (page 122)Go tracking and gathering with the San Bushmenon 'Namibia & Botswana' (page 123)Take an elephant-back safari in search of tiger inChitwan on 'Himalayan Adventure' (page 125)Cook your own Thai curry on 'Land ofSmiles' (page 126)Swim in the South China Sea on an overnight 'junk'cruise on 'Vietnam Family Adventure' (page 127)Follow a Sky Walk through the Costa Rican jungle atMonteverde Cloudforest on 'Natural Magic' (page 128)Imaginative Traveller family tours - a wholeworld of adventure to be discovered!
Feluccas& Pharaohs10 days, ex CairoCode FFEG120Family Adventures - Egypt, JordanBook now at imaginative-traveller.com/family or call 01728 885561ITINERARY... Day 1 CairoArrive in Cairo. Day 2 CairoA half daysightseeing tour of the Pyramids and the Egyptian Museum, hometo the treasures of Tutankhamun. Overnight train to Aswan.Day 3 AswanA full day to explore Aswan. Perhaps head to thebeautiful Temple of Isis at Philae or take a camel ride. In the eveninghead across the Nile for a local dinner in a Nubian village.Day 4 Abu Simbel - FeluccaEarly morning optional excursion tothe wonderful temple at Abu Simbel. In the late morning we boardour feluccas and settle down for an afternoon floating along theriver. We camp out on the deck of the felucca. Day 5 Felucca -LuxorVisit the crocodile temple at Kom Ombo before transferringby bus to Luxor. In the evening there is the option to witness thememorable sound and light show at Karnak Temple. Day 6 LuxorAn early morning visit to the Valley of the Kings and the funerarytemple of Queen Hatshepsut. Free afternoon. Day 7 HurghadaEarly morning horse-drawn carriage ride to Karnak. In the afternoonwe bid the Nile farewell and drive to Hurghada on the Red Seacoast. Day 8 HurghadaMorning boat trip out to the offshore reefs,where we can swim and snorkel amidst the brightly coloured fishand coral. Day 9 Hurghada - CairoFly back to Cairo where the restof the day is free to explore. Day 10 CairoTour ends.ITINERARY... Day 1 AmmanArrive in Amman. Day 2 JerashHeadnorth to the Roman city of Jerash. Day 3 Amman - PetraFirst visitMadaba, famous for its exquisite 6th century mosaics. Next up isMount Nebo, from where Moses looked out onto the PromisedLand, and still a very atmospheric site. Last stop is the formidablecrusader castle at Kerak, complete with dungeons that will fire thechildren's imagination! Day 4 PetraA fabulous day exploring thecity of Petra, hewn from the rock nearly 2,400 years ago by theNabateans. Day 5 Wadi RumDrive to Wadi Rum from where wejump on 4WD jeeps to explore the desert. We sleep out tonight in atraditional Bedouin tent or under the stars. Day 6 AqabaTransferto Aqaba on the Red Sea Coast. The rest of the day is free to eitherrelax or perhaps take an optional boat trip to go snorkelling. Thereare wonderful coral reefs here with an abundance of brightlycoloured fish. Day 7 Dead Sea - AmmanHead north again to theshores of the Dead Sea; at 400m below sea level it's the lowest placeon earth. We have the chance to float in the buoyant waters beforereturning to Amman. Day 8 AmmanTour ends.ACCOMMODATIONHotel (7 nts), overnight train - 2 person cabin (1 nt),felucca (1 nt)MEALS9 Breakfasts, 2 Lunches, 5 DinnersTRANSPORTMinibus, train, felucca, calesh (horse-drawn carriage),boat, planeGROUPSIZEMaximum 20MINIMUMAGE5 yearsStartFinish201210 Feb-19 Feb 10 Feb-19 Feb11 Feb-20 Feb 11 Feb-20 Feb17 Feb-26 Feb 23 Mar-01 Apr 25 Mar-03 Apr27 Mar-05 Apr 28 Mar-06 Apr29 Mar-07 Apr 30 Mar-08 Apr06 Apr-15 Apr 07 Apr-16 Apr 26 May-04 Jun 02 Jun-11 Jun02 Jun-11 Jun 14 Jul-23 Jul28 Jul-06 Aug 17 Aug-26 Aug 17 Oct-26 Oct 18 Oct-27 Oct 19 Oct-28 Oct26 Oct-04 Nov 26 Oct-04 Nov 27 Oct-05 Nov 08 Dec-17 Dec 15 Dec-24 Dec 20 Dec-29 Dec 24 Dec-02 Jan 26 Dec-04 Jan 201307 Feb-16 Feb 08 Feb-17 Feb08 Feb-17 Feb 09 Feb-18 Feb14 Feb-23 Feb 15 Feb-24 Feb 15 Feb-24 Feb16 Feb-25 Feb23 Mar-01 Apr 24 Mar-02 Apr 25 Mar-03 Apr29 Mar-07 Apr 30 Mar-08 Apr 31 Mar-09 Apr 01 Apr-10 Apr 02 Apr-11 Apr03 Apr-12 Apr 04 Apr-13 Apr 05 Apr-14 Apr 24 May-02 Jun 25 May-03 Jun 13 Jul-22 Jul 20 Jul-29 Jul27 Jul-05 Aug 10 Aug-19 Aug 17 Aug-26 Aug24 Aug-02 Sep 19 Oct-28 Oct 20 Oct-29 Oct 21 Oct-30 Oct22 Oct-31 Oct 23 Oct-01 Nov24 Oct-02 Nov 25 Oct-03 Nov 26 Oct-04 Nov27 Oct-05 Nov 13 Dec-22 Dec 14 Dec-23 Dec15 Dec-24 Dec 16 Dec-25 Dec 17 Dec-26 Dec 18 Dec-27 Dec 19 Dec-28 Dec 20 Dec-29 Dec 21 Dec-30 Dec 22 Dec-31 Dec 23 Dec-01 Jan 24 Dec-02 Jan 26 Dec-04 Jan 27 Dec-05 JanJourney tothe Lost City8 days, ex AmmanCode FFJOChances are thatyour children will havelearned aboutPharaohs in school -mine have! This tripenables you to showthem first hand whatall the fuss is about. It'snot all history though -they also get to spendthe night on atraditional feluccasailboat, ride in a horse-drawn carriage,take acamel ride through thedesert and eat a mealwith a local family.Liddy says...''''. See mummies galoreand snorkel with clownfish!Fun Zone. Play Indiana Jones at Petra and gladiatorsat Jerash!Fun ZoneWhen I was tourleading in Jordan, myfamily came out tovisit. My younger sisterwas completelyentranced andimmediately infectedby the travel bug. Idon't know if it wasthe night in the desert,floating in the DeadSea, clambering overruins at Jerash orexploring Petra, butsomethingresonated.Liddy says...''''PlusTraveller£327ppFlight ex London fromTour price from£729ppSee website for detailsTour price from£599ppSee website for details£260ppFlight ex London fromPlusTravellerSTT - Teenage DepartureS- Single Parent DepartureTSTTTTSTSSSSSTTTTACCOMMODATIONHotel (5 nts), guesthouse (1 nt),Bedouin camp - multi-share (1 nt)MEALS7 Breakfasts, 1 Lunch, 2 DinnersTRANSPORTBus, 4WD jeepGROUPSIZEMaximum 16MINIMUMAGE5 yearsStartFinish201211 Feb-18 Feb 23 Mar-30 Mar 31 Mar-07 Apr 01 Apr-08 Apr 08 Apr-15 Apr 27 May-03 Jun 02 Jun-09 Jun 21 Jul-28 Jul 04 Aug-11 Aug 19 Oct-26 Oct 20 Oct-27 Oct 28 Oct-04 Nov 26 Dec-02 Jan201310 Feb-17 Feb 24 Mar-31 Mar 31 Mar-07 Apr 07 Apr-14 Apr T 26 May-02 Jun 14 Jul-21 Jul T 04 Aug-11 Aug 24 Aug-31 Aug 19 Oct-26 Oct T20 Oct-27 Oct 27 Oct-03 Nov 15 Dec-22 Dec 22 Dec-29 Dec 29 Dec-05 JanT - Teenage DepartureS - Single Parent DepartureTSTTSTTSTS