Azraq Wetland Reserve Holidays

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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 airport we will be there to meet you and transfer you to the luxury hotel Ma'in Evason at Ma'in Hot Springs after check in we leave you to enjoy the first night of your honeymoon!

Dead Sea salt up close

Day 2: Dead Sea

This morning your guide will collect you for a visit to the what is purported to be the baptism site of Jesus Christ following this you visit Mt Nebo - the single most important biblical site in Jordan. From here we go to Madaba to see the fascinating map of the Holy Land made in the 6th century. Enjoy dinner at one of the best restaurants in Jordan Haret Jdoudna then we drive you back to your hotel.

Relaxing in the Dead Sea

Day 3: Dead Sea - Azraq Wetland Reserve

This morning heading north, we visit Jerash, the Graeco-Roman city known as the ‘Pompeii of the East’ following this we head out to see the desert castles ending with Azraq Castle then check into your accommodation in the Azraq Wetland reserve.

Day 4: Azraq Wetland Reserve - Amman

Be sure to rise early to try and see some of the rare bird life then visit the "Desert Castles" (8th Century Omayyad hunting lodges) of Qasr Amra and Qasr Kharanah. Continue to Amman for overnight.

Amman amphitheatre

Day 5: Amman - Wadi Rum

Drive to visit Karak Crusader Castle, and then continue to Wadi Rum to enjoy the sunset at our camp. Dinner and overnight camping in Wadi Rum.

Local camel boy in Wadi Rum

Day 6: Wadi Rum - Petra

This morning we will get up close and personal and see the remote wilderness known as Wadi Rum on a 4 hour 4x4 jeep tour when complete we will transfer you to your hotel in Petra for check in.

Looking through the Siq at the Treasury

Day 7: Petra

Welcome to the Rose City! Enjoy the day with our expert guide for a full day touring in Petra, with entry by Siq and visits to the Treasury, Street of Facades, Theater, Museum and ad-Deir, Petra’s largest carved façade.

The deep reds of the Treasury

Day 8: Petra - Dead Sea

Enjoy a second half day morning touring in Petra, with entry by al Madras and visits to the High Place of Sacrifice, Wadi Farasa, Great Temple and Royal Tombs we then drive to the Dead Sea and check into your hotel.

Some of the Roman ruins in Amman

Day 9: Dead Sea - Cairo

Today our Jordan team bids your farewell with a transfer to the airport for your flight to Cairo. Arrival at Cairo and our Egypt will meet you and transfer you to your hotel right next to the Pyramids.

Pyramid at Giza

Day 10: Cairo

Today we will take you to visit the famous pyramids and lion-headed Sphinx at Giza Plateau. Next we move on to visit the necropolis of Saqqara, Egypt's most enduring architectural legacy and then the Bent and red Pyramids of Dashur before transfer back to your hotel.

Close up of Sphinx

Day 11: Cairo

Today enjoy an in-depth tour of Old Cairo, visit the old Coptic suspended Church and city of the dead, the oldest Synagogue of Ben Ezra, drive to the Citadel of Saladin, and visit the alabaster mosque of Mohammed Ali and more. The day concludes with a visit to Khan Le Khalili markets where you can take as long as you like for some shopping return transfer to your hotel included.

King Tutankhamen's mask

Day 12: Cairo

After breakfast we head out to visit the famous Egyptian Museum, here you can enjoy a guided tour and as much free time as you like to browse and explore the famed treasures of King Tutankhamen and much more (Entry to gold room not included pay at the musuem for special entry to certain areas main Museum ticket is included).

Aerial view of Cairo Nile

Day 13: Cairo - Nile Cruising

This morning you will fly to Aswan. Arrival and check into your luxury cruise ship for lunch on board. 15:30 Sail on the NIle by felucca around Kitchener's Island 17:00 Afternoon Tea 20:00 Dinner on board 21:30 Nubian Folkloric Show

View of the Nile through an arch

Day 14: Nile Cruising

06:00 Breakfast on board 07:00 Visit the High Dam, the Granite Quarries and the Temple of Philae 11:30 Sail to Kom Ombo 12:30 Lunch 14:30 Visit the Temple shared by two gods Sobek and Haeroris in Kom Ombo 16:00 Sail to Edfu 17:00 Afternoon Tea 19:00 Captain's Welcome Cocktail Party 19:30 Dinner 21:30 Disco Overnight in Edfu

Looking across the Nile

Day 15: Nile Cruising

08:00 Breakfast on board 09:00 Visit Horus temple in Edfu 11:00 Sail to Luxor 13:00 Lunch 17:00 Afternoon Tea 20:00 Dinner 21:00 Galabeya Party Overnight in Luxor

Kom Ombo

Day 16: Nile Cruising

06:00 Breakfast on board 07:00 Visit the West Bank (the valley of the Kings and Queens , the temple of Queen Hatshepsut at El Deir El Bahari) 13:00 Lunch 14:30 Visit the East Bank (karnak and Luxor Temples 17:00 Afternoon Tea 20:00 Dinner 21:30 Belly Dance Show Overnight in Luxor

View from Nile cruise boat

Day 17: Nile Cruising - Luxor

After breakfast you will disembark the cruise ship. We will transfer you to the Sheraton Hotel with it's world class spa you can pamper yourself.

Valley of the Kings

Day 18: Luxor - Cairo

Today we transfer you back to the airport for your flight to Cairo. Arrival transfer to your hotel.

Trajan's Kiosk, Philae

Day 19: Cairo

We bid you farewell with a transfer to the airport in time for your flight home.

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