Splendors of Egypt with Jordan

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Intrigued by the mystery of mummies? Then you’re sure to be thrilled by this award-winning exploration of Egypt’s enigmatic architecture and astounding antiquities. Come marvel at the Great Pyramid of Giza, one of the world’s Seven Wonders. We’ll indulge our inner pharaoh or queen on a Nile cruise. Experience Luxor, the world’s greatest open-air museum. In Jordan, we’ll see the beautiful rose-city of Petra, and have the chance to relax with a rejuvenating swim in the Dead Sea! With help from our knowledgeable guide and expert Egyptologist, we’ll unravel history’s mysteries and discover how the cradle of civilization continues to influence our lives today.

Shorten Your Trip! Enjoy our Splendors of Egypt tour visiting Egypt’s highlights from Cairo to Luxor.

Itinerary at a Glance

2024 Tour Itinerary:

  • 2 nights in Cairo
  • 1 night in Aswan
  • 3-night Nile Cruise
  • 2 nights in Luxor
  • 1 night in Cairo
  • 2 nights in Petra
  • 2 nights at the Dead Sea
  • 1 night in Cairo

Tour Highlights

  • Great Pyramids of Giza
  • Sphinx of Giza
  • Nubian Village to meet with family
  • Philae’s Temple of Isis
  • Ptolemaic Temple for Horus and Sobek
  • Temples of Karnak & Luxor
  • Valley of the Kings
  • Valley of the Queens and Temple of Queen Hatshepsut
  • Alabaster Workshop Visit
  • Egyptian Museum of Antiquities or Grand Egyptian Museum
  • Khan El Khalili Bazaar District
  • Madaba & Mount Nebo
  • Petra & Little Petra
  • Jordanian Farmer's Life Experience
  • Bethany Beyond Jordan (Baptism Site)
  • Float in the Dead Sea

Your Tour Includes

  • Optional round-trip airfare from New York (JFK) including taxes, fees & fuel surcharges
  • Ground transportation in an air-conditioned motorcoach
  • Accommodations at deluxe hotels
  • 3-night Nile River cruise
  • 28 meals: 14 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 10 dinners
  • Comprehensive sightseeing tours and entry fees as per itinerary
  • Experienced, English-speaking Tour Directors throughout (specialized Egyptologist Tour Director in Egypt on days 2-10)
  • Jordan Visa Fee (Egypt visa fee is not included)

Is this tour right for you? Find out What to Expect

2024 Tour Itinerary


Passengers who purchase flights will depart 1 day before the tour starts and return on the same day as the tour ends.

Note: Flights may not be available on all departures.

You may have to book your own flights to the tour destination. If so, you are responsible for making your own way to the tour starting point, where you will meet your Tour Director. This is normally the first hotel in your itinerary.

You can find more details on the Before You Depart page.

Day 1: Arrive in Cairo

Welcome to Egypt’s capital and largest city. Travelers who purchased our air-inclusive package will be met at Cairo International Airport, and assisted through customs and formalities before transferring to your hotel. Take some time to relax and get settled before joining fellow travelers at a welcome dinner.

Accommodations: Cairo Marriott Hotel or similar
Meals: Dinner

Day 2: Pyramids of Giza

Day 3: Cairo – Aswan

Day 4: Aswan – Nile Cruise

Day 5: Nile Cruise – Kom Ombo – Edfu – Luxor

Day 6: Nile Cruise – Luxor

Day 7: Luxor

Day 8: Luxor

Day 9: Luxor – Cairo

Day 10: Cairo – Madaba – Petra

Day 11: Petra

Day 12: Petra – Dead Sea

Day 13: Dead Sea

Day 14: Dead Sea – Cairo

Day 15: Depart Cairo

Guided Tour Pricing

Plan ahead to maximize your savings!

Prices listed as “with flights” below include round-trip airfare from one or more airports in the USA.

2024 Tours With Flights Tour Only  
Oct 7–22
$6,149 $5,799
Oct 8–22
$4,899 $4,549
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Oct 21–Nov 5
$6,149 $5,849
Oct 22–Nov 5
$4,899 $4,599
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Nov 11–26
$6,149 $5,849
Nov 12–26
$4,899 $4,599
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Dec 2–17
$6,149 $5,849
Dec 3–17
$4,899 $4,599
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Rates are per person based on double occupancy.
Single supplement applies when not sharing a room. Select a date above to see the rates for that specific departure.

For more information on this tour, please contact us here or call us during business hours (Monday-Friday from 9:00 am - 5:30 pm Eastern) at 1.800.337.7773.

Reservations and Payments
Reservations can be made online or by phone (1.800.337.7773) and will be confirmed upon receipt of your non-refundable, non-transferable deposit, which must be received at the time of reservation. Deposits are $300 per person. Full payment is due 90 days prior to departure. Space and prices subject to availability. Please see the smarTours Terms and Conditions for complete booking information.

Pre- & Post- Night Stays

Slow the pace of your tour with a pre- and/or post-night stay so you can arrive refreshed, acclimate to the time zone if needed, and depart leisurely, ensuring a seamless transition into and out of your journey.

Pre-Night in Cairo

Post-Night in Cairo

Optional Tours

Enhance your trip with these optional tours. Indicated optional tours are available to pre-book when you reserve your trip and can be added to your reservation up to final payment. This is the best option to guarantee your spot on your preferred optional tour! Optional tours require a minimum number of participants. Optional tours are non-refundable unless they do not operate.

Some optional tours can be purchased in-destination and may cost extra. The payment methods and currency information to purchase tours in-destination will be provided on final documentation.

Sakkara Tour

Abu Simbel by Air

Luxor Hot Air Balloon

Luxor Museum Visit

Felucca Ride

Amman City Tour

What to Expect

Max Group Size: 30 travelers

Activity Level: Level 2

Expect most included touring to require walking and standing periods up to 4 hours at a time (up to 2 times per day). Included touring may feature light hiking, and/or stairs on some hilly and/or uneven terrain. Learn More

Pacing Level: Moderate

Expect full-day tours most days with some limited free time at specific sites, for meals, and/or in the evenings. You can expect several early mornings and/or long travel days by bus (don’t worry—there are always comfort stops!), and you may expect to stay in most accommodations for 2+ nights (with limited 1-night stays). Learn More

Additional Entry Requirements for U.S. Passport Holders

A valid passport is required for international tours. There are entry requirements for U.S. passport holders. Please visit our Passports & Visas page to learn more about any required actions, next steps, and additional costs.

There are stairs and walks with uneven surfaces during the visit to the Pyramids and most of the off-shore excursions that take place during the Nile Cruise portion of the program. The Petra excursion is a full day of walking on uneven surfaces.

Ramadan is March 1–30th, 2025. Visting Egypt during Ramadan is an eriching experience and Egypt has a unique atmosphere with vibrant street decorations and night markets. Tourist attractions may adjust operating hours which does not disrupt the sightseeing on our program.

For more detailed information about this tour and destination, visit our Before You Depart section.