For detailed departures, itineraries and prices please visit our website26EGYPT / JORDANNile & Red Sea Journey 12 days A fantastic trip at a relaxed pace!See the top ancient Egyptian monuments along the Nile, sail around the islands of Aswan in a traditional felucca, cruise to Luxor on a riverboat, enjoy a boat trip on the Red Sea and relax by the beach. Get an eyeful of reef fish, coral gardens and sea turtles through a glass bottom boat at Hurghada, or don snorkel and dive in for a more intimate view.Trip InfoDeparture DatesGroup size: Maximum 16.Grade: Culture Easy.Transport: Felucca, Fishing boat, Horse-drawn carriages, Overnight train, Private bus, Riverboat.Accommodation: 7 nights tourist class hotel, 3 nights riverboat, 1 night overnight train.Meals: 11 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 4 dinners.Start Day: Monday End Day: FridayTour code: GENRStart FinishStart Finish201110-Jan 21-Jan24-Jan 04-Feb07-Feb 18-Feb21-Feb 04-Mar07-Mar 18-Mar21-Mar 01-Apr04-Apr 15-Apr18-Apr 29-Apr02-May 13-May16-May 27-May30-May 10-Jun13-Jun 24-Jun27-Jun 08-Jul11-Jul 22-Jul25-Jul 05-Aug08-Aug 19-Aug22-Aug 02-Sep05-Sep 16-Sep19-Sep 30-Sep03-Oct 14-Oct17-Oct 28-Oct31-Oct 11-Nov14-Nov 25-Nov28-Nov 09-Dec12-Dec 23-Dec26-Dec 06-Jan201209-Jan 20-Jan23-Jan 03-Feb06-Feb 17-Feb20-Feb 02-Mar05-Mar 16-Mar19-Mar 30-Mar02-Apr 13-Apr16-Apr 27-Apr30-Apr 11-May14-May 25-May28-May 08-Jun11-Jun 22-Jun25-Jun 06-JulItineraryDay 1 / Cairo Our trip starts today in Cairo. No activities are planned so you may arrive at any time. Day 2-3 / Cairo - Pyramids - Sphinx While here we enjoy a guided visit to the outstanding Egyptian Museum, the pyramids, Sphinx and the fascinating Valley Temple. At the end of Day 3 we board the night train to Aswan. Day 4 / Aswan Aswan is a friendly, welcoming city with a distinctly laid-back atmosphere. The morning is free to explore the Nubian bazaar, and mid-afternoon we drift lazily around the islands in a traditional felucca sailboat. Day 5-7 / Nile Cruise We depart early for our visit to Abu Simbel. On our Nile riverboat we visit the Temple of Sobek at Kom Ombo and the Temple of Horus at Edfu. One evening, after dinner, we enjoy a fun theme night. In Luxor we ride donkeys into the Valley of the Kings. Day 8 / Luxor We have a free day to explore further, relax or check out the extensive bazaar. Day 9-10 / Red Sea We travel to the Red Sea coast for two days. There's time to laze on the beach and we spend a day on a local fishing boat, swimming and snorkelling in the warm waters, exploring the nearby reefs and tucking in to a great seafood lunch! Day 11-12 / Red Sea - Cairo Around midday we drive back to Cairo, arriving in the late afternoon, and our trip ends the following morning after breakfast.
BOOK NOW at www.imaginative-traveller.com or CALL 0845 287 0769EGYPT27Egypt & Jordan Caravan 15 days From the pharaonic sites of the Nile across the Sinai to Jordan.Experience guided tours of all the great Egyptian sites. Take a relaxing Nile cruise between Luxor and Aswan on our private boat. Climb Mount Sinai for an amazing sunrise. Take a jeep safari through the magical desert landscape of the Wadi Rum with the major highlight of a full day exploring the magnificent city of Petra.Trip InfoDeparture DatesGroup size: Maximum 16.Grade: Culture Moderate / Trekking Moderate.Transport: Horse-drawn carriages, Hydrofoil, Jeep, Overnight train, Private bus, Riverboat.Accommodation: 8 nights tourist class hotel, 3 nights riverboat, 2 nights overnight train, 1 night hostel.Meals: 14 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 6 dinners.Start Day: Tuesday End Day: TuesdayTour code: GEEJStart FinishStart Finish201111-Jan 25-Jan25-Jan 08-Feb08-Feb 22-Feb22-Feb 08-Mar08-Mar 22-Mar22-Mar 05-Apr05-Apr 19-Apr19-Apr 03-May03-May 17-May17-May 31-May31-May 14-Jun14-Jun 28-Jun28-Jun 12-Jul12-Jul 26-Jul26-Jul 09-Aug09-Aug 23-Aug23-Aug 06-Sep06-Sep 20-Sep20-Sep 04-Oct04-Oct 18-Oct18-Oct 01-Nov01-Nov 15-Nov15-Nov 29-Nov29-Nov 13-Dec13-Dec 27-Dec27-Dec 10-Jan201210-Jan 24-Jan24-Jan 07-Feb07-Feb 21-Feb21-Feb 06-Mar06-Mar 20-Mar20-Mar 03-Apr03-Apr 17-Apr17-Apr 01-May01-May 15-May15-May 29-May29-May 12-Jun12-Jun 26-Jun26-Jun 10-JulItineraryDay 1-2 / Cairo - Pyramids - Sphinx Arrive in Cairo at any time and explore the city at your leisure. On Day 2, we visit the Egyptian Museum of Antiquities, the pyramids, the Sphinx and the Valley Temple. In the evening we take the night train to Aswan. Day 3 / Aswan Soak up the atmosphere of this friendly Nubian capital and explore at your own pace. Day 4-6 / Nile Cruise Up early, we head to Abu Simbel and the great temple of Ramses II then return to Aswan to board our riverboat. We sail towards Luxor, visiting the temples at Kom Ombo and Edfu and spending an evening with Egyptian-themed fun. Day 7 / Luxor - Valey of the Kings We cross the Nile at dawn, meet our donkey steads and ride up through the Valley of the Kings. The rest of the day is free until we catch the sleeper train to Cairo. Day 8-9 / Cairo - Sinai We arrive in the morning and have a full day to check out some of the other places of interest. The Khan el Khalili bazaar - Cairo's 'Aladdin's Cave' is a must-see. Day 10 / Mt Sinai - Aqaba In the early hours of the morning we hike to the summit of Mt Sinai (2285m). We watch the sunrise over the peninsula, bathing the surrounding mountains in soft pink light. Later, at Nuweiba, we catch the hydrofoil to Aqaba, in southern Jordan. Day 11 / Wadi Rum - Petra At Wadi Rum, an oasis once home to Lawrence of Arabia, we take an afternoon jeep ride into the desert, surrounded by spectacular sandstone cliffs. We continue to Petra for the night. Day 12 / Petra Petra, a once powerful city lost to desert sand, was rediscovered by a Swiss explorer in 1812. Day 13 / Dana - King's Highway - Amman Dana is an excellent community project that includes a rejuvenated village and an outlet for local arts and crafts.Day 14 / Jerash The Roman city of Jerash is one of the grandest ancient cities in the world. In the afternoon we can make an optional visit to the Dead Sea. Day 15 / Amman Our trip comes to an end this morning in Amman. Additional accommodation is available on request.