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Petra to the Pyramids & a Nile Yacht Cruise (2017)

Marco Polo Journeys: Exclusive trips, accompanied by A&K's most accomplished guides

Limited to 12 guests
Days: 14  |  From: $9,995


Float down the Nile aboard the luxurious, boutique Sanctuary 'Zein Nile Chateau'; discover an Egyptian pyramid from the inside out; and explore ancient Petra, a fabled "rose-red city" with well-preserved Roman ruins.

A&K Advantages

  • Discover the archeological icons of ancient Egypt and Jordan, with your own private Egyptologist and expert local guides
  • Embark on a leisurely Nile cruise aboard the intimate, exclusive 12-passenger Sanctuary 'Zein Nile Chateau'
  • Enjoy guaranteed entry into one of Egypt's legendary pyramids and discover Egypt's ancient capital of Memphis
  • Explore Petra, the city "half as old as time," and take a four-wheel-drive vehicle excursion through Jordan's Wadi Rum, a desert of otherworldly proportions
  • Relax at the historic Old Cataract Hotel, which hosted international heroes and legends from Lord Wellington to Omar Sharif
  • Take a dip in the buoyant, mineral-rich waters of the restorative Dead Sea


Itinerary at a Glance

Petra to the Pyramids & a Nile Yacht Cruise

Day 1: Arrive Amman, Jordan

Day 2: Aqaba | “City of Mosaics”

Day 3: Wadi Rum | Valley of the Moon

Day 4: Petra | The “Rose Red” City

Day 5: Jerash | “Pompeii of the Middle East”

Day 6: Cairo, Egypt | Land of the Pharaohs

Day 7: Luxor | Cruising the Nile, World’s Longest River

Days 8-9: Nile Cruise | Storied Structures

Day 10: Aswan | Impressive Island Temple

Day 11: Aswan | Sailing by Felucca

Day 12: Abu Simbel/Cairo | Twin Temples

Day 13: Cairo | Giza Plateau by Camel Back

Day 14: Depart Cairo

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