2-Week Egypt and Jordan Family Adventure Tour

By | Updated Apr. 16, 2024

Unforgettable Family Adventure

Create unforgettable memories together with your loved ones in this Egypt and Jordan family vacation.

Discover iconic pyramids, Great Sphinx, the Valley of the Kings, magical temples, stone city of Petra, and Wadi Rum's desert, enjoy a foodie tour and experience the healing properties of the Dead Sea.

We are happy to customize this itinerary for your family by accommodating your specific interests, adjusting the scheduling, or planning special themed events and activities for occasions such as birthdays, marriage anniversaries, or children's entertainment.

Days:

13±

Price:

from US$3,655p/p

Best For:

Families

Best Time:

Sep.- Mar.

Flights:

International on request

Egypt Jordan Family Adventure Tour Map (Suggested Route)

Map of Egypt Jordan and Egypt tour

Brief Itinerary

Day Highlights
1-3
Cairo
Witness the captivating evolution of the Pyramids firsthand.
4-6
Dahabiya Cruise
Uncover Aswan and Luxor's wonders aboard a Dahabiya cruise.
7
Cairo
Return to Cairo.
8-9
Dead Sea
Explore ancient wonders in Amman and Jerash.
10-12
Petra
Discover the unique allure of Petra and Wadi Rum.
13 Return to Amman and Depart
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Tour Highlights

Experience the awe-inspiring Pyramids on camelback and marvel at the enigmatic Sphinx.
Great Pyramids
Partake in a delicious food tour in Cairo, and savor the vibrant flavors of the local cuisine.
Cairo Foodie adventure
Float effortlessly in the Dead Sea as you experience the healing powers of its mineral-rich waters.
Float effortlessly in the Dead Sea
Embark on a traditional dahabiya Nile cruise, sail through the heart of Egypt's ancient history.
Experience the Nile with a dahabiya
Discover the priceless artifacts within the Egyptian Museum, in particular Tutankhamun's treasures.
Discover the Egyptian Museum
Uncover the secrets of Luxor Temple and explore the enthralling Valley of the Kings.
Uncover the treasures of Luxor
Traverse Petra's rose-hued canyons, discovering their remarkable sandstone facades and timeless history.
Explore the sandstone city of Petra
Venture into the vast Wadi Rum desert and find yourself transported to the "Mars" right here on Earth.
Venture into the Wadi Rum desert

Itinerary Details

Day 1
Cairo Arrival
  • Welcome to the captivating land of Egypt! Our English-speaking representative will meet you inside the airport and assist you with your Egyptian Visa on Arrival.
  • Have a warm and informative intro to Egypt during your private airport transfer in the company of our knowledgeable representative.
Day 2
Cairo | Pyramids and Sphinx Discovery
The great SphinxThe Great Sphinx in Giza
  • In the morning, our private guide and driver will meet you at your hotel for an exciting full-day Cairo tour.
  • Begin the day by exploring some of the earliest examples of Pyramid architecture in Saqqara and Dahshur, including the Step Pyramid, Bent Pyramid, and the Red Pyramid.
  • Take a Camel Ride for a more-memorable experience of exploring the Giza pyramids(about 30 minutes).
  • Witness the majestic Great Pyramids on the Giza plateau, an awe-inspiring representation of ancient Egypt's civilization.
  • Enter the Pyramid of Khafre and explore the secret chambers inside.
  • Discover the captivating beauty of the Great Sphinx that once mesmerized Napoleon, presenting a striking scene against the vast desert backdrop.
Day 3
Cairo | Uncover a City with Contrast
Egyptian foodEgyptian Food Adventure
  • Delve into the history of Coptic Cairo, visiting the Hanging Church, St. George Church, St.Sergius and Bacchus Church, as well as the Babylon Fortress.
  • Discover the Egyptian Museum of Antiquities*, a remarkable repository showcasing the treasures of ancient Egypt, including the famed Tutankhamun collection.
  • Venture into the Khan el-Khalili Bazaar and immerse yourself in a maze of local shops.
  • Embark on a delightful Cairo foodie with your private guide, and become acquainted with the city's lively essence and flavors.
  • *The Grand Egyptian Museum(GEM) is expected to open in the late Spring of 2024. GH will replace the Egyptian Museum with GEM by then.
Day 4
Cairo-Aswan-Nile Cruise | Explore Aswan's Wonders On a Dahabiya Cruise
the Philae TemplePhilae Temple in Aswan
  • A private transfer to Cairo Airport for your flight to Aswan is provided.
  • Upon your arrival at Aswan airport, meet your guide and visit the High Dam.
  • Embark on a scenic motorboat ride and explore the magnificent Temple of Philae.
  • Enjoy lunch onboard.
  • Spend the night on the cozy dahabiya ship.
Day 5
Nile Cruise | Uncover the Treasures along the Nile
the Kom Ombo TempleUnique Dual Gods Temple, Kom Ombo Temple.
  • Explore the unique double-design temple dedicated to two sets of gods: the Kom Ombo Temple.
  • Immerse yourself in the rock temple and uncover the Speos of Horemheb at Gebel el-Silsila.
  • Enjoy dinner in the serene atmosphere of the illuminated temple grounds.
Day 6
Nile Cruise | Stroll through Temple of Horus
temple of HorusWell-preserved Horus Temple
  • Take a horse carriage ride to discover the fantastically well-preserved Temple of Horus .
  • Immerse yourself in an unforgettable Egyptian Evening of Fun while savoring a delectable dinner.
Day 7
Nile Cruise-Luxor-Cairo | Unearth Luxor's Hidden Treasures
Temple of Queen HatshepsutThe Only pharaoh's temple on the West Bank
  • Disembark from your ship after breakfast. A Private transfer between the cruise and Luxor City is provided.
  • Explore Valley of the Kings with your guide and learn about ancient Egyptian funerary practices by entering three of the royal tombs.
  • Discover the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut which is the only pharaoh's temple on the west bank of the Nile river.
  • Have a photo stop at the massive Colossi of Memnon.
  • Marvel at Luxor Temple's pillared hall and admire the stunning reliefs on the walls.
  • A private transfer for your flight to Cairo is provided.
  • Stay the night at a Cairo Airport hotel.
Day 8
Cairo-Amman-Dead Sea | Amman City Exploration
Amman CitadelThe Amman Citadel
  • Walk to the Cairo Airport Terminal 3 for your morning flight to Amman.
  • Upon arrival at Amman airport, our representative will greet you and assist you through customs.
  • Explore the Citadel in Amman's old city and followed by the Roman Theater.
  • A Private transfer to your Dead Sea resort is provided.
Day 9
Dead Sea | Discover the Roman Ruins of Jerash
Jerash ancient cityDiscover Jerash Ancient City
  • Your private driver will meet you and whisk you away to Jerash.
  • Pass by the Hadrian's Arch and the Hippodrome before reaching the Visitor Center.
  • Explore this ancient Roman complex with a 1.5-hour guide service.
  • Enter Jerash via the South Gate, and then proceed to the Forum, followed by the Zeus Temple, the South Theater, the churches of Peter and Paul, the Artemis Temple, and the North Theater. Conclude the visit by strolling along the Cardo (main street) and returning to the entrance.
  • Visit Bethany beyond Jordan where Jesus was baptized by John the Baptist.
  • Spend an afternoon discovering the wonders of the Dead Sea.
Day 10
Dead Sea-Petra | Uncover Jordan's Rich History en Route
Mount NeboThe View of the The Promised Land from Mount Nebo
  • Head to Petra with your private driver.
  • Uncover the secrets of Mount Nebo, the Biblical site where Moses first glimpsed the Promised Land.
  • Delight in the intricate Byzantine Mosaic Map of Jerusalem and Palestine, found on the floor of Saint George's Church in Madaba.
  • Settle into your Petra hotel and, after nightfall, immerse yourself in the captivating atmosphere of Petra by Night.
Day 11
Petra | Explore the Ancient City of Petra
PetraDiscover the Famous Treasury in Petra.
  • Explore the enchanting sandstone city of Petra with a 2-hour guided service.
  • Walk along the Siq and admire the impressive steep walls on both sides.
  • Encounter the Treasury, a majestic carved monument that appears unexpectedly at the end of the Siq.
  • Wander around the Street of Facades and discover the Tomb of Unayshu, the Amphitheater, the Royal Tombs, and the Colonnaded Street along the way.
  • Marvel at the size of the Monastery, which is almost twice that of the Treasury and equally stunning in its craftsmanship.
  • Head back to your hotel for a night's stay in Petra.
Day 12
Petra-Wadi Rum-Petra | Wadi Rum Safari
Wadi Rum SafariEnjoy a Jeep Safari Through the Wadi Rum Desert.
  • A chauffeur will greet you and escort you on a one-day excursion to the magnificent Wadi Rum desert.
  • Switch to a local jeep or 4x4 vehicle and enjoy a 3-hour safari through Mars-like valleys.
  • Explore these epic red canyons and visit landmark sites such as the Seven Pillars of Wisdom, Lawrence's Spring, Khazali Canyon, Small rock arch, Lawrence's House, Anfashieh Inscriptions, and Sand Dunes during the safari.
  • Head back to your Petra hotel for the night.
Day 13
Petra-Amman | Bon Voyage
  • Enjoy a private transfer to Amman Airport in time for your flight home.

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Price Includes

*Price from: $2,899 per child, $3,655 per adult

*The price is based on a family of 3 adults with 1 child below 12 years old. If your family has 6 or more members, we can offer an even competitive price than what is stated. (tour code: gh-me-1)

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