Africa & the Middle East Forums

Start a new topic Change Forum
Advanced search

First cut at Egypt/Jordan itinerary - comments appreciated

Jump to last reply

Just starting my research - following is a first cut at an itinerary based in part on an article in this month's Conde Nast magazine

Day 1 - arrive Cairo - transfer to Mena House - Garden View Room. (prefer to stay there and go into Cairo)

Day 2 & 3 - visit Sphinx, Pyramids, Sakkara, Dashour, Fayoum Oasis, Solar Boat, maybe Memphis (order all wrong I realize - just a list of things we want to visit)

Day 4 - Egyptian Museum and visit Bab Zuweila and Al Azhar Mosque in afternoon (walking)

Day 5 - up early - fly to Abu Simbel and then to Aswan - Old Cataract Hotel

Day 6 - St. Simeon's Monsastery and Nubian Museum and Aswan Bazaar

Day 7 - Morning to Elephantine Island and Kitcheners Island - PM tour Aswan High Dam/unfinished obelisk/Philae Temple.....board Sonesta Star Goddess

Day 8 - Star Goddess Itinerary - Temple of Two Gods, Temple of Horus

Day 9 - Hatchepsut's Temple/Valley of Kings/ Medinat Habu - PM Karnak and Luxor

Day 10 - Tut's Tomb/Ramasseum/Valley of the Queens. Al Moudira Hotel

Day 11 - Tombs of the Nobles/Dier al-medina/Colossi of Memnon

Day 12 - Fly Luxor Sharm el Sheikh - drive to Nuweiba to catch fast ferry to Aqaba - transfer to Petra Movenpick

Day 13 - full day at Petra

Day 14 - Drive to Amman via Kerak Crusader Castle, Mt Nebo and Madaba - Meridien Amman

Day 15 - Jerash (morning) PM Amman - Citadel, Colosseum, Royal Palace

Day 16 depart Amman

Would appreciate any comments - itinerary/accommodation/restaurant suggestions/etc

Thanks!

4 Replies |Back to top

| Add a Reply

Sign in to comment.

Recent Activity

  • Announcement: Writers Needed for Morocco Guidebook
    by Emily_D Fodor's Editor | Posted on Apr 11, 14 at 05:51 PM
View all Africa & the Middle East activity »
  1. 1 Maldives, Seychelles or Mauritius??
  2. 2 Memory cards for camera
  3. 3 Sabi Sands camps
  4. 4 Generic malarone now availbale in Canada
  5. 5 Safari and Beach Honeymoon in September
  6. 6 Morocco for 2 nights
  7. 7 Hotels in Nairobi
  8. 8 Who Plans and Packs for Your Bucket List Travel (Safari)
  9. 9 trip report, morocco
  10. 10 Trip Report Rwanda trip report
  11. 11 Tel Aviv beaches
  12. 12 Marrakech to Fes by bus
  13. 13 Trip Report MAGICAL, MEZMERIZING MOROCCO (Revised)
  14. 14 A Couple of Questions Regarding My Itinerary
  15. 15 Petra in August, Petra by Night?
  16. 16 israel and petra
  17. 17 Tentative Israel/Jordan Itinerary...help
  18. 18 Help with Kruger Park itinerary
  19. 19 Israel and Petra
  20. 20 Eilat - Petra and the Dead Sea
  21. 21 Self Drive SA, Botswana, Zimbabwe - help, 4x4 hire/border restrictions
  22. 22 Need Help Organizing our time in Cape Town - 3.5 days in June
  23. 23 HELP..visiting Oman and Qatar from Dubai
  24. 24 Trip Report 6 Days in the Danakil Depression - An Experience of a Life Time!
  25. 25 Have you been to East Africa ?Ethiopia?
View next 25 » Back to the top