El Gouna Holidays

Sample Itinerary - REF JORDAN 663

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Amman's old city walls

Day 1: Amman - Dead Sea

Welcome to Jordan and the start of an amazing adventure. Arrive Amman, included transfer to your hotel at the Dead Sea.

Dead Sea salt up close

Day 2: Dead Sea

Morning we head north to visit Jerash, the Graeco-Roman city known as the ‘Pompeii of the East’ We’ll explore the site taking in the colonnaded street, amphitheatre, nymphaeum, forum and more before returning to your hotel. Later afternoon free time to swim in the Dead Sea.

Relaxing in the Dead Sea

Day 3: Dead Sea - Petra

Morning transfer to Petra. We will make two stops to see the fascinating Crusader Castles of Sobek and Karak. Arrive Petra by evening.

Looking through the Siq at the Treasury

Days 4-5: Petra

Welcome to the Rose City! Enjoy the today and tomorrow with our expert guide walking down the gravel tracks to explore the ancient Nabatean tombs and the Roman rock-carved streets lined with temples, royal tombs, staircases, arched gates, public buildings and more.

Petra Siq

Day 6: Petra - Luxor

This morning we drive to Aqaba. Returning by private ferry to Egypt, we travel onward to Sharm and fly direct to Luxor. Arrive Luxor late transfer to your hotel.

Pyramid at Giza

Day 7: Luxor

Enjoy a day to relax in Luxor.

Trajan's Kiosk, Philae

Day 8: Luxor - Lake Nasser

Morning travel by train to Aswan. Embark your Nassar Cruise in time for lunch on board. Afternoon visit to Kalabsha temple, Beit El Wali, and the kiosk of Kertassi. Afternoon tea is served in the lounge. Dinner and entertainment overnight on board in Aswan Harbour.

Banks of Lake Nasser

Day 9: Lake Nasser

Relax on the sun deck and enjoy the spectacular views and great facilities and service on board as the cruiser plies its course to Wadi El Seboua. Enjoy lunch and a cocktail as you sail through the Tropic of Cancer. Dinner and evening entertainment on board.

View across Lake Nasser of Abu Simbel

Day 10: Lake Nasser

Breakfast on board followed by a morning visit to Wadi El Seboua, the temple of Dakka, and temple of Meharakka. Lunch on board while sailing to Amada. Arriving there we visit the temples of Amada and of Derr, as well as the tomb of Penout. Dinner and entertainment on board at Amada.

Lake Nasser sunrise

Day 11: Lake Nasser

Sailing to Kasr Ibrim. Breakfast and morning visit to the citadel of Kasr Ibrim. Tour conducted from the ship's sun deck as entrance to the site is not permitted. Sailing to Abu Simbel. After-lunch visit of the Temples of Abu Simbel. Sound & Light show at Abu Simbel temples and candlelight dinner on board and overnight at Abu Simbel.

Kasr Ibrim, Lake Nasser

Day 12: Lake Nasser - Luxor

Breakfast on board. If you wish may enjoy a second visit to the Abu Simbel temples to watch the sunrise (entrance ticket is not included). Disembarkation and we drive to Luxor.

Abu Simbel, Aswan

Day 13: Luxor - El Gouna

The allure of the tropical Red sea can wait no longer we drive to El Gouna. Arriving there check in sit back and relax.

El Gouna golf course

Days 14-20: El Gouna

Open your eyes this morning and take a peek out the window to the magical blue of the Red Sea. Sit back and relax by the pool sipping coctaiks and soaking up the sun. Here you opt to go snorkelling or diving to view the amazing array of aquatic life in the nearby reefs.

Day 21: El Gouna

We bid you farewell with a transfer to Hurghada airport in time for your flight to Cairo where you can connect to your flight home.

Egypt Spotlight
Luxor Temple at night

Luxor

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