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Egypt Nile Cruise & the best of Jordan

Best time to travel
All year
Ideal length
13 nights
Perfect for
Couples

At a glance

  • International flights from Dublin to Cairo and home from Amman.
  • All private transfers and internal flights.
  • 13 nights’ accommodation in Cairo, Amman, the Dead Sea, Petra, Wadi Rum and Aqaba as well as your luxury Nile cruise.
  • Exclusive experiences throughout Egypt, journeying along the River Nile and experiencing the Great Pyramids of Giza.
  • Guided excursions through Jordan’s historical sites including city tours of Jerash and Amman, exploring Petra, a visit to Mount Nebo and a desert jeep safari experience in Wadi Rum.
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Introduction

Two of the most compelling destinations in the world, the wonders of Egypt and Jordan are magnificently rewarding. From the treasures of the Nile River to the lost sandstone city of Petra, we have created a suggested itinerary that promises an outstanding adventure amid ancient landmarks and landscapes. A passionate celebration of North Africa and the Middle East, prepare for exclusive experiences from start to finish including a luxurious Nile cruise, a desert camping experience in Wadi Rum and a guided excursion to the Great Pyramids of Giza.

Trip Overview

Depart from Dublin to Cairo.
An OROKO representative will welcome you on arrival and assist you through the immigration process. You will then privately transfer to your luxury pyramid-facing hotel for your two night stay.
Admire the Great Pyramids of Giza, one of the Seven Wonders of the World.
Feast your eyes on the architectural marvel of the pyramids and learn about its staggering history. After exploring the mighty pyramids, visit Cairo’s ancient Egyptian Museum and the colourful Khan El Khalili Bazaar.
Pyramids of Giza, Egypt
Depart for Aswan to board your luxury River Nile cruise.
After settling aboard your cruise ship, set sail to explore the High Dam and the Temple of Phiale. Afternoon an afternoon of exploration, enjoy a welcome dinner on board.
Nile River, Aswan
Throughout your luxury, River Nile cruise, enjoy spectacular views and visit marvellous sights.
Visit the Great Temple of Abu Simbel, sail to Kom Embo to witness the Ptolemaic Temple and transfer by horse-drawn carriage to the Temple of Horus.
Temple of Abu Simbel
Discover the Valley of the Kings with your guide.
Named the “Gateway to the Afterlife”, it is home to the elaborate underground tombs of ancient kings. The final resting place of King Tutankhamun, this is an incredible discovery of the ancient Egyptian’s elaborate preparations for the afterlife.
Valley of the Kings
Witness the wonders of Luxor.
After an early breakfast, we’ll take you to Hatshepsut Temple and the impressive Colossi of Memnon, which comprises two massive stone statues of the Pharaoh Amenhotep III, who reigned during the 18th Dynasty of Egypt.
Luxor, Egypt
It’s time to leave Egypt behind and depart for Jordan.
Arrive in Amman, where you will spend the night in the capital. We’ve arranged a guided tour of Amman and Jerash, one of the best preserved Roman provincial towns in the world. Your guide will introduce you to ancient theatres, collonaded streets and magnificent temples.
Amman, Jordan
Take a scenic transfer to the Dead Sea, the lowest point on the face of the earth.
Spending the night in a luxury hotel and relax on the shores of nature’s health spa. We’ll take you on a guided excursion to the desert castles of Quseir Amra, Qasr A Kharrana and Qasr al Azraq.
Dead Sea
It’s time to witness the wonders of Petra.
After stopping off to admire Mount Nebo, arrive in Wadi Musa for your two-night stay. Set out on a guided discovery of Petra, a lost city carved deeply into the mountain rock. The “Lost City of Stone” was rediscovered in 1812, after centuries of lying undisturbed.
Petra, Jordan
Transfer to the red desert sands of Wadi Rum.
This timeless desert, virtually untouched by mankind, offers an exceptional experience in Jordan. Spend the night in a luxury bubble camp in the heart of the magnificent Wadi Rum, enjoy traditional Jordanian cuisine.
Wadi Rum, Jordan
Embark on an exhilarating desert jeep safari.
Wadi Rum offers stunning vistas, wide open spaces and fascinating natural rock structures. Visit the Khazali Canyon, the rock bridges, Lawrence of Arabia's house and ancient Nabataean inscriptions.
Jeep Safari Wadi Rum
Leave the peaceful desert behind and privately transfer to the ancient port city of Aqaba.
During your two night stay, relax on the sandy shores of your luxury hotel’s private beachfront. Explore the coastal city and enjoy dining in some of its best restaurants.
Aqaba, Jordan
Transfer to the international airport for your flight home.
Arrive in Dublin.

Tailoring your holiday

OROKO Itineraries are created with you in mind and no two are the same. These can be used to help plan your trip - or we can design a completely different itinerary to suit you.

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Accommodation

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Marriott Mena House Cairo

Marriott Mena House Cairo

Overlooking the Great Pyramids of Giza, Marriot Mena House occupies one of the finest locations in Cairo. The property comprises a selection of accommodations throughout a variety of buildings within the gardens. Interiors are spacious and contemporary and modern facilities include a fully-equipped gym. The estate gardens house the pool bar, spacious outdoor pool and children’s pool.

Oberoi Philae Nile Cruiser

Oberoi Philae Nile Cruiser

Cruise along the River Nile in ultimate luxury as your journey aboard the opulent Oberoi Philae cruise ship. Offering just a small selection of cabins and suites, it offers an exclusive journey along the River Nile. When you are not exploring the wonders of ancient Egypt, make use of the modern facilities on board. There is a temperature-controlled swimming pool, a fully-equipped gym and an Oberoi Spa. Aboard the cruise, there are professional English-speaking Egyptologists who are available to give you historic insights throughout your journey.

The House Boutique Suites

The House Boutique Suites

The House Boutique Suites is a luxury property situated across from the Chamber of Industry in central Amman. Facing the reception is a small tropical garden with water features. The spacious rooftop pool and outdoor lounge are excellent relaxation areas and offer expansive views over the city. Um Khalil is a celebrated Lebanese restaurant and is situated within the hotel.

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Kempinski Hotel Ishtar Dead Sea

This luxury Kempinski hotel features an exclusive private stretch of beach on the banks of the lake. Perceived as a natural wonder of the world, bathe in the therapeutic waters of the Dead Sea and marvel at the surrounding landscape. The ideal place to unwind, this luxury hotel is home to the largest spa in the Middle East. Features include several relaxation areas, hydro-facilities, tepidarium heated lounges, a Dead Sea pool and six outdoor treatment areas.

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Old Village Resort Petra

Set in the scenic Wadi Musa, Old Village Resort Petra offers an authentic stay near the famed site of Petra. A former village, the resort has retained its traditional style throughout. Surrounding the property is a charming garden dotted with olive trees. The perfect base for exploration, there is a complimentary shuttle bus to and from Petra visitor centre.

Wadi Rum UFO Luxotel 4

Wadi Rum UFO Luxotel

Wadi Rum UFO Luxotel offers a luxury camping experience in the desert sands of Wadi Rum. The property comprises a selection of futuristic bubble tents which are well spaced out for optimum privacy. Each accommodation is spacious, featuring two connected bubble tents with opulent interiors. Specialising in experiential accommodation, the property offers a variety of desert experiences like 4 x 4 tours, camel rides, sunset and sunrise tours and stargazing nights.

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Al Manara, a Luxury Collection Hotel

Al Manara is an elegant Arabian style property in the ancient port city of Aqaba. Exuding Middle Eastern glamour, rooms are decorated with luxury embellishments, modern amenities and Arabian ornaments. Situated on the beachfront of Aqaba, it holds one of the most exclusive locations in the city. Enjoy the luxury of a private beach and an infinity pool that spills onto the shoreline. After a day of exploration, enjoy a range of treatments at the spa.

What people are saying

I wanted to take this opportunity to thank you so much for the most wonderful holiday we had in Eagles Palace in Greece. In terms of OROKO, the service, value for money was excellent and how everything was looked after for us.  I look forward to booking my next holiday next spring! To finish, a big big thank you for one of the best holidays ever!

Sharon & family – Greece, July 2019

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