Petra to the Pyramids

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Petra to the Pyramids
Family Groups Teenage Departures available Culture Family Activity
Tour Code: FMS | Duration: 14 days | Min. age: 5
 
  • Camp under the stars
  • Snorkel in the Red Sea
  • Optional Mount Sinai climb
  • Petra and the Giza Pyramids

Map from Amman to CairoJordan 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.

Itinerary

Day 1 Start Madaba.
Day 2 Morning free to relax; afternoon visit the Dead Sea with a chance to float; visit Mt Nebo and then Madaba and its wonderful mosaics.
Day 3 To Petra via Wadi el Mujib, Kerak and Wadi el Hasa along the dramatic King's Highway.
Day 4 Full day to explore Petra including two-hour guided tour
Day 5 Free day in Petra to relax at hotel or another visit to the site of Petra (optional).
Day 6 To Wadi Rum to discover the desert way of life, including a camel ride and 4WD excursion; overnight camp in the desert.
Day 7-8 Continue to Aqaba; afternoon and following day free to snorkel or explore.
Day 9 Take ferry to Nuweiba then short transfer to Dahab; afternoon free by the beach or at the hotel.
Day10-11 Two days to relax, swim or snorkel in the Red Sea; afternoon of day 11 transfer to St Catherine's.
Day12 Early morning optional climb of Mt. Sinai; visit St Catherine's Monastery; transfer to Cairo.
Day13 A day to explore the Pyramids and the famous Archaeological Museum of Cairo.
Day14 End Cairo.


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