Mysterious Egypt, Nile River and Jordon 15 Days

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Cairo – Luxor – Aswan – Anman – Petra – Wadi Rum – Dead Sea – Amman

From the "Land of the Pharaohs" to the luxurious waters of the Dead Sea, this immersive combination trip through Egypt and Jordan is awash with highlights. Lose yourself in sun-kissed Cairo, be dazzled by the grandeur of ancient Egypt, cruise down the iconic Nile River, and explore the fascinating cities of Aswan and Luxor. Cross over to Jordan and discover the sweeping desert and echoing formations of Wadi Rum, the hidden, hand-hewn facades of Petra. This is a Middle Eastern odyssey to remember.

• Upgrade to 5 Star Hotel throughout
• Enjoy a 5-day 5 Star cruise on the Nile, one of the world’s most iconic rivers. Relax in comfort as scenes of everyday

  Egyptian life stream by
• Special activities: Camel Ride and Horse Carriages arrangements
• Explore the marvels and mystery of Ancient Egypt, including the Pyramids at Giza and the tombs of iconic pharaohs in

  the Valley of the Kings
• Travel to ancient Memphis, with its nearly 40-foot statue of Ramses II, and Sakkara
• Visit the magnificent Temples of Karnak in Luxor, dating back over 3,000 years
• Be awed by the towering, windswept rock formations at Wadi Rum, and note how the colours change as the sun makes

   its way across the sky
• Amazed by The Treasury in Petra, often referred to as the Eighth Wonder of the World.
• Swim in the dead sea, the most spectacular natural and spiritual landscapes in the whole world and the lowest point on earth.

Day 1 - Canada - Cairo

Board your international flight today, depart from your home city to Cairo. Due to time different, you will arrive Cairo by next day.

Day 2: Cairo

Upon the arrival at Cairo airport, you will meet our local tour guide. They will assist you getting on the transfer to hotel and finish the check-in.

Day 03 : Cairo (B)

After breakfast, visit the Pyramids of Giza, built during the 3rd and 4th dynasties of the Old Kingdom. These monumental undertakings stand as a marvelous testimony to the almost unbelievable skill and determination of their builders. Not too far from the Pyramids, see the great Sphinx of Giza, the legendary statue with the head of a human and the body of a lion, amazing carved out of a huge piece of limestone.

You can also enjoy camel riding through the desert. Continue the trip to Memphis. Visit Memphis, the capital of Egypt during the Old Kingdom, founded by King Menes. Today, Memphis is an open-air museum highlighted by a giant statue of Ramses II. Afterwards, take the optional tour to the Egyptian Museum(US$45), home to one of the world's great collections of antiquities. Wander the treasure-filled halls of the museum, and encounter with some of the country’s most important queens and pharaohs. From gold jewellery to the famous golden death mask and his gilded sarcophagi, these pharaohs were certainly prepared for the afterlife. After the day-tour of Cairo, you will be transferred to hotel.


Day 04: Cairo (B)

After having breakfast at Hotel, transfer to Salah El-Din Citadel , one of the world's greatest monuments to medieval warfare. Resembling a typical early medieval fortress, with large imposing gateways, towers and high defending walls, the Citadel is one of Cairo most popular non-pharaonic monument in the Egyptian capital. We then go to the Old Coptic, an area of great historical and cultural importance. The most attractive sight is the Hanging Church, known in Arabic as al-Muallaqah (The Suspended). This church is dedicated to the Virgin Mary and most possibly the first built in Basilican style. At night, you may take the optional Cario Cruise  with dinner (US$60) and enjoy a scenic view of Cairo from Nile River. Experience dining under the stars while you view the city and its twinkling lights, watch Belly Dancer, hear the Egyptian music, enjoy buffet Dinner.


Day 05 : Cairo – Luxor - Nile Cruise( (B/L/D)

Today, after breakfast you will be transferred to your ship for the embarkation. Lunch on board of the cruise. Then take a sightseeing tour of the East Bank. Visit the magnificent Temples of Karnak, dating back over 3,000 years. Walk along the avenue of the Sphinxes and marvel at the Hypostyle Hall with its 134 massive sandstone columns. After that, visit Luxor Temple to admire the colossal statues of the great pharaoh Ramses II. Transfer back to the cruise and enjoy dinner on board.


Day 06: Nile Cruise (Luxor-Esna - Edfu) (B/L/D)

After breakfast, view the magnificence of the Luxor West Bank this morning or you may choose the optional hot balloon tour(US$180). You will be transferred to the take off area where you are going to start your balloon ride in the sky of the biggest open-air museum Luxor. The "Balloon Ride" trip departs everyday and takes 45 minutes.

Begin with a visit to the UNESCO listed Valley of the Kings, the necropolis of Thebes and admire the tombs of ancient Egypt's rulers. Next, head to the Temple of Hatshepsut, a colonnaded structure surrounded by cliffs and learn about the life of Queen Hatshepsut, Egypt's famous female ruler. Conclude the tour at the Colossi of Memnon, two massive stone statues of the Pharaoh Amenhotep II. Return to the ship for lunch and continue sailing onward this afternoon.


Day 07: Nile Cruise (Edfu-Kom-Ombo)

This morning, after finishing the relaxing breakfast, then visit the stunning Temples of Horus in Edfu, considered one of the best preserved of all the Egyptian Temples. It was built during the Ptolemaic times and was completed over a 180-year period. The temple is dedicated to the falcon god Horus, son of Isis and Osiris. Its extravagant design and sheer size are an indication of the country's prosperity at the time. Lunch on board of the cruise during the sail. Arrive Kom-Ombo and tour the imposing Greco-Roman Temple of Kom Ombo, dedicated to Horus, the Sky God and Sobek, the Crocodile God. Admire the fascinating detailed reliefs on the walls. Return to the cruise boat where you’ll Continue our cruise, with free time relaxing on the sundeck and taking in the surrounding sights – desert hills forming a backdrop to lush riverbanks, fishermen casting their nets and farmers working their land.


Day 08: Nile Cruise (Aswan(B/L/D)

The Nile, Elephantine Island and white-sailed feluccas: welcome to Aswan, Egypt's southernmost city. Take a tour to Philae Temple dedicated to the goddess Isis. Sit back and take in the beauty and bustle of Aswan on a private horse-drawn carriage ride. Settle aboard a comfortable, open-top carriage and relax as you clip-clop through the city’s streets, gardens and walkways. Then tour by a felucca, the traditional sailboat of Egypt used along the Nile. Glide gently down the river and catch the refreshing breeze while witnessing the beautiful scenery of the Nile Valley. In the evening, have the dinner on board and stay overnight on the cruise in Aswan.

NB: The Schedule program and sailing hours could be changed for reasons beyond cruise control, during the cruise sailing with respect of all visits mentioned in the itinerary.


Day 09: Aswan - Cairo

This morning, disembark from the cruise. Then you may join the optional tour of Abu Simbel(US$280). A flight from Aswan transports you back in time to the might Temple of Abu Simbel, reclaimed from the floodwaters of the Aswan High Dam and totally reconstructed in the present location. The site is dominated by the looming twin temples of Ramses II and his wife Queen Nefertari. It is one of the most recognizable ancient sites of Egypt. Afterwards, fly back to Aswan. Visit the spectacular Aswan High Dam, an engineering miracle when originally constructed in the 1960s. The dam brought an end to the Nile's devastating floods. Then take the flight from Aswan to Cairo. Upon arrival, you'll be met at Cairo airport and transferred to your hotel. At night, you may enjoy the optional Sound and Light show at the Giza Pyramids(US$50). Images are be projected onto the ancient monuments and you are whisked away on a narrated journey of Egypt’s history by dramatic combination of storytelling, lights, and music.



Day 10: Cairo - Amman (B/D)

This morning, transfer to airport for flight to Amman, the capital of Jordan. It is a city situated on a series of seven hills. Today, you will be greeted upon your arrival at Queen Alia Airport in Amman and will be escorted to your hotel.    


Day 11: Amman Madaba - Mt.Nebo Petra (B/D)

After breakfast we will drive along the King’s Highway, the ancient Silk Road and transfer to Madaba; "The City of Mosaics" a typical East Bank town: underneath almost every house lies a fine Byzantine mosaic. Many of these mosaics have been excavated and are on display in the town's museum, but it is estimated that many more lie hidden waiting to be discovered. We will visit the Church of St. George to see the earliest surviving original map of the Holy land in a mosaic floor dating back to 560 A.D. Then coming to Mt. Nebo where Moses have gone to get a view of the Promised Land before he died and from a platform in front of the church one can enjoy a breathtaking view across the Jordan Valley and the Dead Sea. After the day tour, we will head to Petra.


Day 12: Petra (B/D)

Breakfast at the hotel, and start a full day tour to discover the Nabateans City of Petra, the "pink city", which has been ranked New Wonders of the World Heritage of Humanity, it’s the home of the Nabateans; The complete city carved in a mountain with the huge colorful rocks that called “the red rose city”. It impresses travelers from all over the world with its desert rock carved monumental tombs, palaces, temples and the treasury which was starred in Indiana Jones. The tour will start by crossing the “Siq” which is an impressive 1200 M long, deep and narrow gorge of stunning natural beauty. The Siq s hammed in by cliffs soaring up to 80 Meters. Along the city tour, our guide will give us a brief introduction about whole City of Petra while we are walking through the 1.2 km canyon to reach the magnificent treasury. Then through Wadi Farsa & Wadi Kharrouba and visit the Royal Tombs. You may take the optional horse carridge on the way back(US$55).




Day 13: Petra - Wadi Rum - Dead Sea (B/ D)

In the morning drive to Wadi rum, which is the biggest desert in Jordan and protected area where Sir Laurence wrote the seven pillars of wisdom. Take the optional jeep ride tour(US$40) tour in Wadi Rum visiting: Bburrah canyon via alameleh, khor um ishrin, Lawrence house, Siq Lawrence. The tour includes a visit to several of Wadi Rum's distinctive rock formations and an opportunity to soak in the vast silence and spectacular desert landscapes. In the afternoon continue the trip to the Jordan valley and Dead Sea, which is one of the most spectacular natural and spiritual landscapes in the whole world. It is the lowest point on earth, and the world's richest source of natural salts, hiding wonderful treasures that accumulated throughout thousands of years.

Day 14: Dead Sea - Amman - Toronto (B)

The Dead Sea is one of the most incredible places in the world. As the name suggests, the Dead Sea is devoid of life! Swimming in the dead sea is quite an incredible feeling as it is impossible to sink in the thick brine which is four times as salty as regular sea water. Due to an extremely high content of salts and minerals it is known for its curative powers and its mud is used as various treatments. After lunch, return to Amman for flight back home.                   

Day 15: Amman - Cairo - Toronto

Due to time different, you will arrive Toronto in the morning.

Price Guide

  • Prices are per person based on twin share accommodation
  • Single and triple cabins are based on request.
  • Add on airfare from other cities: Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton, Victoria $300, Saskatoon, Regina, Winnipeg, Halifax, St.John $400, Ottawa, Montreal, Quebec city $300

  • Tour prices are subject to change without prior notice. Please check with your travel agent or our website for the latest information.


Departure Dates   Gratuities (Suggested standard: $12 USD/day/person)
Return Date N/A Package Price
2019/10/10 2019/10/24 N/A CAD$3899
2019/11/14 2019/11/28 N/A CAD$3999
2019/11/28 2019/12/12 N/A CAD$3999
2020/01/16 2020/01/30 N/A CAD$3999
2020/02/13 2020/02/27 N/A CAD$3999
2020/03/12 2020/03/26 N/A CAD$3899
2020/04/16 2020/04/30 N/A CAD$3899
2020/09/24 2020/10/08 N/A CAD$3799
2020/10/15 2020/10/29 N/A CAD$3899
2020/11/12 2020/11/26 N/A CAD$3999
2020/11/26 2020/12/10 N/A CAD$3999
Single Supplements +CAD$999

Payment Arrangement 

  • A CAD$600/person nonrefundable deposit at time of booking
  • A CAD$1200/person air-ticket fee at 6 months prior to the departure
  • Balance due 3 months prior to the departure


Price Include

  • International Airfare from Toronto in economy class
  • Airport taxes($880)
  • 5 Star hotel accommodation
  • 5 days 4 nights 5 Star Nile River Cruise in outside cabin,with private bathroom facilities and large scenic window
  • Entrance fees to scenic attractions as indicated
  • Services of English-speaking tour guides 
  • Sightseeing per itinerary in modern air-conditioned motor coach
  • All transportation in the destination
  • Meals as indicated in the program

Price Does Not Include

  • Visa fees
  • Insurance of any kind
  • Gratuities (Suggested standard: $10 USD/day/person)
  • Personal expenditure such as laundry service,souvenirs and telephone calls

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    •Panoramic Bar & lounge


    •Sun deck





    Standard Main/Middle Deck                                                                           Deluxe Middle/Upper Deck   









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    ·        3,963         Guest Capacity

    ·        1068.3ft     Overall  Length

    ·        169.7ft       Max  Beam

    ·        2014          Year Built

    ·        1,646         Ship  Crew

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  • YiChangPresident No.7 or 8 5 Star Cruise

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     Cruise facility
    Lobby, Reception Desk, Souvenir Shop, Business Center, Clinic, Café, Reading Room, Swimming Pool, Golf Driving Range, Children's park, Card Room, Dancing Hall, Multi-Function Hall, ok Karaok, Bar, Banquet Hall, Internet bar, cinema, Dining Room, Front View Stand, Beauty Salon, Massage Room, Conference Center, Radio Room, Sun Deck, Public Washroom, Gym Room, Sauna


    Entered Service 2013 Passenger Capacity 460
    Maximum carry passengers 580 Gross Tonnage 17000T
    Length (m) 146.8 Width (m) 20.2
    Deluxe Cabins 215 Executive Cabins 12
    Presidential Suites 2 Star-Rating 5-star

     On-Board Service

  • Each deluxe cabin is equipped with one bedroom, a private balcony, a private bathroom, Extension Telephone and TV. It occupies 27.5 square meters. 
  • Each executive suite is equipped with one bedroom, a private balcony, a private bathroom, Extension Telephone and TV. It occupies 41.2 square meters.
  • Each presidential suite is equipped with one bedroom, one sitting room, a private scenic view area, a private bathroom, bathtub, Extension Telephone and TV. It occupies 198 square meters which includes 120 square meters private scenic view area. 

     Cabin Facilities

    Active Window, Extension Telephone, TV, Private Bathroom, Shower, Cloth Line, Mini Bar , Life Jacket, Mineral Water, Ball-Pen, Memo Pad, Telephone Directory, Tea Bags, Shampoo , Bath Foam, Shower Cap, Bath Towel, Bath Robe, Face Towel, Hand Towel , Comb, Soap, Toothpaste, Toothbrush, Tooth Mug, Slippers, Laundry Bag, Private Balcony, Hair Dryer, Mini Refrigerator, Weight Balance , Private Safety Box.

     Restaurants and Entertainment

    • Breakfast: Chinese Western Buffet
    • Lunch: Chinese Western Buffet
    • Dinner: Chinese style set-menu
    • Spectacular evening entertainment based on ancient Chinese traditions is provided.

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    Technical details

    First Navigation



    Passenage Decks









    Cabin Overview

    Standard Twin Cabins





    2.0m*1.1m (twin)

    Executive Double Cabins

    2 cabins




    2.0 m*1.8m(King size)

    Executive Twin Cabins

    12 cabins




    2.0m*1.1m (twin)

    Deluxe Suites

    4 suites




    2.0m*1.8m (King size)

    President Suites

    2 suites




    2.0m*2.0m (King size)

    Each cabin with private balcony, equips air-conditioner, private bathroom
    Hairdryer and basic washing tools are available

    Public Facilities


    Conference Room




    Wi-Fi Access in Public Spaces

    Non-smoking interior

    Spa & massage facilities

    front View Stand

    Well-stocked library

    Cinema room

    Card room

    Indoor Swimming Pool

    Cultural Highlights on board

    Note: The available electricity is 220 volts


    • Egyptian Museum(US$45)
    • Sound and Light show at the Giza Pyramids(US$50)
    • Cario Cruise  with dinner (US$60)
    • Wadi Rum Jeep ride tour(US$40)
    • Petra Horse Carriage(US$55)
    • Abu Simbel by air(US$295)
    • Luxor hot balloon tour(US$180)

    Notes: Nile cruise boats are typically very large with a passenger capacity of around 150. All cabins have private facilities and the boat is fully air-conditioned. Evenings will be spent on the boat, so make full use of the boat's facilities where you can relax on the top deck by the pool and watch stunning Nile scenery pass by. All meals are included on board. Although we use the best possible five-star rated cruise boats available, please note that the local equivalent of five stars isn't to the same standard that we might expect at home. Nile cruise boats are not luxury, but they are very comfortable and a great way to experience the Nile. Due to varying schedules we aren't able to provide advance notice of which exact boat we'll be sailing on.

    Decks   5

    • Bazaar 
    • Laundry 
    • Piano bar 
    • Coiffeur 

    • Lounge bar 
    • Discotheque 
    • English pub bar 

    • Swimming pool  
    • Jacuzzi 
    • Shower 
    • Bar 
    • Gym

    Voltage                    220V
    Total no of cabins      66 Junior suites + 2 Royal suites
    Boat Crew                 100
    Length                      72 meters
    Width                       14.5 meters
    Height                      11.20 


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