Petra to the pyramids holiday


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Trip Code: FMS
Region: North Africa - Middle East
Countries visited: Egypt, Jordan
Activities: History, Mountains, Desert, Archaeology
Duration: 14 Days
Difficulty: Leisurely
Profile: Flights direct with British Midland. Transport minibus, ferry and 4WD.
Meals: All breakfasts, 1 lunch and 2 dinners included.
Accomodation: 12 nights 3 or 4-star hotels, 1 night auberge at foot of Mount Sinai, 1 night basic camping in the desert. We take a 4WD to our desert camp where we spend the night. An overnight stay in the desert is a great way to experience the amazing landscape and the night skies can be stunning.
Group: Normally 9 to 18 plus leader and driver(s).

Holiday price from: to including flights.

Camp under the stars Snorkel in the Red Sea Optional Mount Sinai climb Petra and the Giza Pyramids

The Treasury, Petra

Jordan and Egypt are home to some of the most dramatic sights of the Middle East. We explore Petra and the Pyramids, both sites unrivalled in their magnificence. The scenery too is breathtaking as we camp under the stars in Wadi Rum and have the chance to climb the fabled Mount Sinai, holy to many and offering wonderful views over the surrounding desert landscape. With a couple of days to relax in Aqaba and also on the Red Sea coast of Egypt, both offering fantastic swimming and snorkelling opportunities, this trip is ideal for all the family.

Holiday Itinerary

Picture of the Petra to the pyramids holiday itinerary map
Day 1: Fly to Amman; transfer to Madaba.Show detailed information

Day 2: Morning free to relax; afternoon visit the Dead Sea with a chance to float; visit Mt Nebo and Madaba's wonderful mosaics.Show detailed information

Day 3: To Petra via Wadi el Mujib, Kerak and Wadi el Hasa along the dramatic King's Highway.Show detailed information

Day 4: Full day to explore Petra including two-hour guided tour.Show detailed information

Day 5: Free day in Petra to relax at hotel or another visit to the site of Petra (optional).Show detailed information

Day 6: To Wadi Rum to discover the desert way of life, including a 4WD excursion; overnight camp in the desert.Show detailed information

Day 7-8: Continue to Aqaba; afternoon and following day free to snorkel or explore.Show detailed information

Day 9: Take ferry to Nuweiba then short transfer to Dahab; afternoon free by the beach or at the hotel.Show detailed information

Day 10-11: Two days to relax, swim or snorkel in the Red Sea; afternoon of day 11 transfer to St Catherine's.Show detailed information

Day 12: Early morning optional climb of Mt. Sinai; visit St Catherine's Monastery; transfer to Cairo.Show detailed information

Day 13: A day to explore the Pyramids and the famous Archaeological Museum of Cairo.Show detailed information

Day 14: Fly to London.Show detailed information

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