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.
For detailed departures, itineraries and prices please visit our website28EGYPT / JORDANRoad to Petra 8 days The best of Jordan plus Egypt's Sinai Peninsula.Discover the magnificent rose-red facades and colonnades of Petra, once lost in the sands of time. Climb Mt Sinai at sunset for an awesome panorama and explore the vast desert around Wadi Rum. Travel along the biblical King's Highway, visit Kerak and Madaba, and revel in the spectacular Roman city of Jerash.Trip InfoDeparture DatesGroup size: Maximum 16.Grade: Culture Moderate / Walking Moderate.Transport: Hydrofoil, Jeep, Private bus.Accommodation: 6 nights tourist class hotel, 1 night hostel.Meals: 7 breakfasts, 1 dinner.Start Day: Tuesday End Day: TuesdayTour code: GERPStart FinishStart Finish201104-Jan 11-Jan11-Jan 18-Jan18-Jan 25-Jan25-Jan 01-Feb01-Feb 08-Feb08-Feb 15-Feb15-Feb 22-Feb22-Feb 01-Mar01-Mar 08-Mar08-Mar 15-Mar15-Mar 22-Mar22-Mar 29-Mar29-Mar 05-Apr05-Apr 12-Apr12-Apr 19-Apr19-Apr 26-Apr26-Apr 03-May03-May 10-May10-May 17-May17-May 24-May24-May 31-May31-May 07-Jun07-Jun 14-Jun14-Jun 21-Jun21-Jun 28-Jun28-Jun 05-Jul05-Jul 12-Jul12-Jul 19-Jul19-Jul 26-Jul26-Jul 02-Aug02-Aug 09-Aug09-Aug 16-Aug16-Aug 23-Aug23-Aug 30-Aug30-Aug 06-Sep06-Sep 13-Sep13-Sep 20-Sep20-Sep 27-Sep27-Sep 04-Oct04-Oct 11-Oct11-Oct 18-Oct18-Oct 25-Oct25-Oct 01-Nov01-Nov 08-Nov08-Nov 15-Nov15-Nov 22-Nov22-Nov 29-Nov29-Nov 06-Dec06-Dec 13-Dec13-Dec 20-Dec20-Dec 27-Dec27-Dec 03-Jan201203-Jan 10-Jan10-Jan 17-Jan17-Jan 24-Jan24-Jan 31-Jan31-Jan 07-Feb07-Feb 14-Feb14-Feb 21-Feb21-Feb 28-Feb28-Feb 06-Mar06-Mar 13-Mar13-Mar 20-Mar20-Mar 27-Mar27-Mar 03-Apr03-Apr 10-Apr10-Apr 17-Apr17-Apr 24-Apr24-Apr 01-May01-May 08-May08-May 15-May15-May 22-May22-May 29-May29-May 05-Jun05-Jun 12-JunItineraryDay 1 / Cairo Our trip starts in Cairo. No activities are planned for Day 1 so you may arrive at any time. Day 2 / Sinai Leaving Cairo, we travel east into the Sinai Peninsula, where we spend the night at a simple hostel near Mt Sinai. Day 3 / Mt Sinai Ascent - Aqaba Rising before dawn, we hike up to the summit of Mt Sinai (2285m) to watch the sunrise over the deep red hills of the peninsula - a magical experience. At Nuweiba we catch the hydrofoil to Aqaba, a lively beach resort in southern Jordan. Day 4 / Wadi Rum - Petra Wadi Rum is a mystical place where weathered sandstone mountains rise out of white and pink sands. We enjoy an afternoon jeep safari with the local villagers before heading to Petra for the night. Day 5 / Petra A full day tour allows us time to savour the many wonders of this ancient city. We enter through the narrow 'siq' and spend our day exploring the temples, tombs, public buildings and the Roman amphitheatre. Day 6 / Dana - King's Highway - Amman We visit the artisan community project at Dana Village. We then head along the ancient King's Highway, visiting the spectacular crusader castle at Shobak and various other historic sites. We spend the night in Amman. Day 7 / Jerash The Roman city of Jerash is one of the grandest ancient cities in the world, with an imposing collection of archways, theatres, baths and colonnades. In the afternoon we can take an optional visit to the Dead Sea. Day 8 / Amman Our trip ends today in Amman. Additional accommodation in Amman is available on request. Why not.spend a couple of extra days in Cairo at the start of your tour? Simply ask your consultant for additional accommodation!