family adenrstuv165ItineraryDAY 1 / CAIRO - Arrive in Cairo and transfer to our hotel. DAY 2 / CAIRO - Visit the Egyptian Museum see the treasures of Tutankhamun and the royal mummies, including Ramses II. We then visit the famous Pyramids and Sphinx before hopping on the exciting sleeper train to Aswan. DAY 3 / ASWAN - Get bartering in the colourful Aswan bazaar! This afternoon we take a camel ride in the desert as well as a traditional felucca cruise amongst the islands. DAY 4 / ASWAN - There is time for an optional visit to the dramatic temple of Abu Simbel before we board our Nile cruise boat. DAY 5 / NILE CRUISE - Cruising down the Nile is simply the best way to experience Egyptian life as well as visiting various temples en route. We tour Komombo and Edfu temples today. DAY 6 / LUXOR - Arrive in Luxor. Enjoy an horse-drawn carriage ride to the mighty Karnak Temple complex. DAY 7 / LUXOR - Cross the Nile to visit the celebrated Valley of the Kings as well as the beautiful Temple of Queen Hatshepsut and Colossi of Memnon. DAY 8 / RED SEA - Drive to Hurghada, a popular resort on the Red Sea coast. DAY 9 / RED SEA - Enjoy a fun-filled boat trip and some fantastic snorkelling. DAY 10 / CAIRO - The morning is free for further relaxation or optional snorkelling amongst the colourful coral and fish of the Red Sea. We then return to Cairo. DAY 11 / CAIRO - Visit the sprawling Khan El Khalili bazaar. The afternoon is free from some last minute souvenir shopping. DAY 12 / CAIRO - Tour ends in Cairo this morning.Mummies & Pharaohs 12 days Enjoy the highlights of the Nile Valley and relax on the Red Sea coastOur Egypt adventure begins in bustling Cairo. See the golden treasures of Tutankhamun and the royal mummies then visit the great pyramids and Sphinx. A sleeper train takes us overnight to Aswan, where we ride camels, sail in a traditional felucca and explore the Nubian bazaar. Boarding our riverboat, we cruise to Luxor, visiting the stunning temples of Kom Ombo and Edfu along the way. We explore the massive temple complex at Karnak and cross the Nile to visit the celebrated Valley of the Kings and the beautiful Temple of Queen Hatshepsut. After a drive to the coast, relax over a couple of days by the beach, complete with a fun boat trip and some fantastic snorkeling amid warm water, bright coral and tropical fish. Trip InfoDeparture DatesGrade: Culture EasyInclusions: Local tour leader, local guides, arrival transfer, transport, Nile cruise, sightseeing and entrance fees. Accommodation: 7 nights comfortable hotel, riverboat Meals: 11 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 4 dinners. Group size: Minimum 5, maximum 15. Tour code: PTMPStart FinishStart Finish201102 Jan 13 Jan09 Jan 20 Jan16 Jan 27 Jan23 Jan 03 Feb30 Jan 10 Feb13 Feb 24 Feb27 Feb 10 Mar13 Mar 24 Mar27 Mar 07 Apr10 Apr 21 Apr24 Apr 05 May08 May 19 May22 May 02 Jun05 Jun 16 Jun19 Jun 30 Jun03 Jul 14 Jul24 Jul 04 Aug14 Aug 25 Aug04 Sep 15 Sep25 Sep 06 Oct16 Oct 27 Oct06 Nov 17 Nov27 Nov 08 Dec11 Dec 22 Dec18 Dec 29 Dec25 Dec 05 Jan201201 Jan 12 Jan08 Jan 19 Jan15 Jan 26 Jan22 Jan 02 Feb29 Jan 09 Feb19 Feb 01 Mar11 Mar 22 Mar01 Apr 12 Apr08 Apr 19 Apr29 Apr 10 May20 May 31 May10 Jun 21 Jun
For detailed departures, itineraries and prices please visit our websiteCrusaders, Petra & Pyramids 15 days Experience Egypt and Jordan - shifting sands, ancient temples, Roman ruins and a Bedouin adventureSee the ancient treasures of the Egyptian Museum, the pyramids and Sphinx in Cairo, then ride camels and sail Felucca boats around Aswan's lovely Nile islands. A relaxing river cruise brings us to Luxor, where we visit the grand, intricately decorated Karnak Temple and the Valley of the Kings before returning to Cairo. We spend a morning at the fascinating Pharaonic Village for a fun, interactive insight into ancient Egyptian life, before exploring the atmospheric bustle of Khan el Khalili bazaar. Explore the impressive range of Mount Sinai before crossing into Jordan, where we spend a night in a traditional Bedouin camp deep in the spectacular landscape of Wadi Rum, made famous by Lawrence of Arabia. Trip InfoDeparture DatesGrade: Culture EasyInclusions: Local tour leader, professional local guides, arrival transfer, transport, sightseeing and entrance fees. Meals: 14 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 9 dinners. Group size: Minimum 5, maximum 15. Tour code: PTPPStart FinishStart Finish201102 Jan 16 Jan09 Jan 23 Jan16 Jan 30 Jan23 Jan 06 Feb30 Jan 13 Feb13 Feb 27 Feb27 Feb 13 Mar13 Mar 27 Mar27 Mar 10 Apr10 Apr 24 Apr24 Apr 08 May08 May 22 May22 May 05 Jun05 Jun 19 Jun19 Jun 03 Jul03 Jul 17 Jul24 Jul 07 Aug14 Aug 28 Aug04 Sep 18 Sep25 Sep 09 Oct16 Oct 30 Oct06 Nov 20 Nov27 Nov 11 Dec11 Dec 25 Dec18 Dec 01 Jan25 Dec 08 Jan201201 Jan 15 Jan08 Jan 22 Jan15 Jan 29 Jan22 Jan 05 Feb29 Jan 12 Feb19 Feb 04 Mar11 Mar 25 Mar01 Apr 15 Apr08 Apr 22 Apr29 Apr 13 May20 May 03 Jun10 Jun 24 Jun166family adventuresItineraryDAY 1 / CAIRO - Arrive in Cairo and transfer to our hotel. DAY 2 / CAIRO - Visit the incredible Egyptian Museum, then head out to the amazing Pyramids and Sphinx. Tonight we have an exciting journey south aboard the sleeper train to Aswan. DAY 3 / ASWAN - Put those bartering skills to good use in the colourful Aswan bazaar! This afternoon we hop on camels and also take a wonderful felucca trip and sail around Aswan's islands like the locals. DAY 4 / ASWAN - There is the option to visit the dramatic temple of Abu Simbel before boarding our Nile cruise boat. DAY 5 / NILE CRUISE - Meander down the Nile drinking in the scenery of river-life as it passes by. Visit Komombo and Edfu temples. DAY 6 / LUXOR - Arrive in Luxor. Take horse-drawn carriages to the mighty Karnak Temple. DAY 7 / LUXOR - Visit the massive Valley of the Kings. The afternoon is free before we board the sleeper train again back to Cairo. DAY 8 / CAIRO - We spend a morning at the fascinating Pharaonic Village, where we gain a fun, interactive insight into life in ancient Egypt, before exploring the bustling byways of Khan el Khalili bazaar. The afternoon is free for some final souvenir shopping. DAYS 9-10 / SINAI - Drive to the Sinai where we have an optional sunrise ascent of Mount Sinai before catching the hydrofoil to the Red Sea resort of Aqaba in Jordan. DAY 11 / WADI RUM - Drive to Wadi Rum and ride camels to our traditional Bedouin camp deep in the heart of this spectacular setting- a real highlight!DAY 12 / WADI RUM - Morning hike around the eerie sandstone formations of Wadi Rum, then drive to Petra. DAY 13 / PETRA - We take a full day to discover the amazing city of Petra. You will never forget emerging from the narrow 'siq' canyon to the jaw-dropping sight of the Treasury looming above you carved out of the rockface with exquisite craftsmanship.DAY 14 / DEAD SEA - Drive to Shobak crusader castle and swim (or float!) in the Dead Sea before heading to the capital city of Amman. DAY 15 / AMAN - Tour ends in Amman after breakfast.