Lindblat Egypt/ordan Trip

Jun 8th, 2007, 05:38 PM
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Lindblat Egypt/ordan Trip

I see that at least a couple of posters have been on a Lindblat tour of Egypt. We are thinking of signing up for the 10-day Exploring Egypt tour in November with the 5 day Jordan/Petra extension. Any comments on your experiences with this tour company, the tour itself and the accomadations on their Nile cruise ship will be greatly appreciated. Thanks!
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Jun 9th, 2007, 06:44 AM
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Alexistar, could I ask the price of this tour? I am looking for an Egypt/Jordan trip also. Thanks.
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Jun 9th, 2007, 07:51 AM
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If your trip with Lindblad is anything like the trip I took with them recently to the Galapagos and Peru it will be absolutely first class.
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Jun 10th, 2007, 01:58 AM
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My parents, who were extremely critical of everything, took a few Lindblat tours & loved them.
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Jun 11th, 2007, 10:17 AM
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P_M, Lindbladt offers two Egypt tours, a 10-day trip and a 15-day trip. You can view the itineraries and prices at I don't think the cost of the 4 night Jordan extension is listed on the website. It's an additional $1690 (double occupancy) in 2007, and $1790 in 2008. There is an additional charge of $285 for the round-trip flight from Cairo to Amman.
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Aug 8th, 2007, 04:52 AM
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That seems pretty steep, maybe stick with them for the egypt part of your travels but find antherlocally-based agency to organise the Jordan (Ptera/Wadi Rum) side of things at better rates. I have had experience with Jordan Tours & Travel, run by a grumpy (though persevere) guy named eid. The money we payed meant that we experienced a truly magical evening excursion into Petra by candlelight. Also we cooked some local food at a place called the Kitchen or something, and apart from that we had a very memorable night sleeping under the stars in Wadi Rum. Check them out I think you could do worse:
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Aug 11th, 2007, 06:00 AM
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Re the Jordan extension is that $1790 per person for double occupancy or for 2 people? Thanks
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