Petra Holidays

Sample Itinerary - REF EGYPT 5154

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Pyramid at Giza

Day 1: Cairo

Welcome to Egypt. Upon arrival at the airport we will meet and transfer you to your hotel, where you can rest before our adventure begins.

Close up of Sphinx

Day 2: Cairo

Today, enjoy a visit to the famous Pyramids at Giza, one of the sole survivors from the ancient Greek listed Seven Wonders of the World. The pyramids are the planet’s oldest tourist attraction and will not fail to impress even the most seasoned traveller. In front of the pyramids sits the Sphinx, an enormous statue with the face of a man and body of a lion. This afternoon we explore the ancient necropolis of Saqqara, with its litany of ancient tombs and famous centre piece, Zhoser’s step pyramid. Constructed in 2700 BC by the Pharaoh’s chief architect, it became the template for all future pyramid construction.

King Tutankhamen's mask

Day 3: Cairo - Luxor

Early this morning you will be transferred to the airport for your flight to Luxor. Upon arrival we will take you on a tour Valley of the Kings, with its myriad of tombs, temples and monuments. We also visit the Valley of the Queens (where the pharaohs’ wives were laid to rest), the colonnaded Temple of Queen Hatshepsut and the spectacular Karnak temple, which is dedicated to the Theban gods.

Valley of the Kings

Day 4: Luxor - Petra

Today we will transfer you Luxor airport for your onward flight (not included). Upon arrival at Amman's Queen Alia airport you will be met and transferred directly to Petra, a 2 hour drive away. Check in to your hotel and spend the remains of the day at leisure.

Day 5: Petra

After breakfast, spend the morning with a local English-speaking guide from the entrance to Qasr Al-Bint (lower track) exploring the ancient Nabatean Rose City of Petra for 2 hours. The remainder of the day is free for you to explore.

Looking through the Siq at the Treasury

Day 6: Petra - Dead Sea

This morning you will have free time in Petra before we transfer you to the Dead Sea (check in time at 15:00; on the condition you arrive before 15:00 and the room is not available, you can use the facilities of the hotel till the time of check in).

Dead Sea salt up close

Day 7: Dead Sea

Sadly your final day with us with your departure airport transfer.

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last updated - 18 Dec 2014 3:23 PM