Egypt, Jordan & Israel
Gods, Kings & Pharaohs: Aqaba to Ain Sokhna
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Location

Jordan-Egypt

Travel Period

15 December 2019 - 22 March 2020

From (Port)

Aqaba, Jordan

Duration

8 days

Price

From 1611 $ per person



General Info

Embrace your wanderlust and discover the world on a deeper level. An expert Egyptologist by your side on board and on shore will enhance your experience with insights that bring each destination to life for a very well-rounded perspective. Join us during the winter and spring months when you'll enjoy cooler temperatures that will make your exploration of these historical sites and ancient ruins comfortable. Petra, the Valley of the Kings, Karnak and Hatsepsut Temples and more ancient treasures...await. 

At a Glance

Variety Cruise At a Glance
  • Day 1 | Sunday: Aqaba, Jordan
  • Day 2 | Monday: Aqaba, Jordan
  • Day 3 | Tuesday: Aqaba, Jordan
  • Day 4 | Wednesday: Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt
  • Day 5 | Thursday: Sharm El-Sheikh - Gubal Island or El Gouna - Hurghada, Egypt
  • Day 6 | Friday: Hurghada - Luxor, Egypt
  • Day 7 | Saturday: Luxor - Hurghada, Egypt
  • Day 8 | Sunday: Ain Sokhna or Suez, Egypt

Day by Day

Variety Day
Day 1 | Sunday

Aqaba, Jordan

Optional transfer from Amman or Eilat. Embarkation at 3 to 4 pm. Overnight in port.
Variety Day
Day 2 | Monday

Aqaba, Jordan

All day optional excursion in Petra, one of the 7 wonders of the world. At Petra, place also known as the Red Rose city, you will visit the Siq Canyon and witness the towering brightness of El Kazneh (The Treasury), a 140-foot-high edifice carved into a mountain. Overnight in port.
Variety Day
Day 3 | Tuesday

Aqaba, Jordan

Half day optional excursion to Wadi Rum. Late evening sailing to Sharm El Sheikh. Overnight at sea.
Variety Day
Day 4 | Wednesday

Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt

Morning arrival at Sharm El Sheikh. ALL DAY optional excursion at ST CATHERINE’S MONASTERY or optional snorkeling excursion. St. Catherine's Monastery is the world's oldest continuously active monastery and a pilgrimage site for Christians, Jews and Muslims. Pilgrims have been traveling to this site since the 5th century and each day hundreds of visitors come to pay their respects. Sharm El Sheikh is also the diving and snorkeling mecca of the Red Sea region.  Overnight in port.
Variety Day
Day 5 | Thursday

Sharm El-Sheikh - Gubal Island or El Gouna - Hurghada, Egypt

Morning sailing to Gubal Islands for swim stop & Deck BBQ. Early afternoon sailing to Hurghada. Late afternoon arrival in Hurghada. Overnight in port.
Variety Day
Day 6 | Friday

Hurghada - Luxor, Egypt

Morning bus transfer to Luxor for a 2-day/1-night land trip to this magnificent Ancient City. The trip includes transfers to Luxor and overnight at a deluxe hotel, but not the excursions which are optional. In the afternoon after checking in, our optional excursion will allow us to discover the Karnak and Luxor Temples. Overnight in Luxor hotel.
Variety Day
Day 7 | Saturday

Luxor - Hurghada, Egypt

Early morning Optional excursion to West Bank section of Luxor to discover the Valley of the Kings, the Hatscheput Temple, dedicated to the only ever female Pharaoh and to the Colossi of Memnon. Afternoon return to the ship in Hurghada. Overnight at sea to Ain Sohkna.
Variety Day
Day 8 | Sunday

Ain Sokhna or Suez, Egypt

Morning arrival in Ain Sokhna or Suez and disembarkation at 10 am after breakfast. Optional transfer to Cairo.
  • Day 1 | Sunday

    Aqaba, Jordan

    Optional transfer from Amman or Eilat. Embarkation at 3 to 4 pm. Overnight in port.
  • Day 2 | Monday

    Aqaba, Jordan

    All day optional excursion in Petra, one of the 7 wonders of the world. At Petra, place also known as the Red Rose city, you will visit the Siq Canyon and witness the towering brightness of El Kazneh (The Treasury), a 140-foot-high edifice carved into a mountain. Overnight in port.
  • Day 3 | Tuesday

    Aqaba, Jordan

    Half day optional excursion to Wadi Rum. Late evening sailing to Sharm El Sheikh. Overnight at sea.
  • Day 4 | Wednesday

    Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt

    Morning arrival at Sharm El Sheikh. ALL DAY optional excursion at ST CATHERINE’S MONASTERY or optional snorkeling excursion. St. Catherine's Monastery is the world's oldest continuously active monastery and a pilgrimage site for Christians, Jews and Muslims. Pilgrims have been traveling to this site since the 5th century and each day hundreds of visitors come to pay their respects. Sharm El Sheikh is also the diving and snorkeling mecca of the Red Sea region.  Overnight in port.
  • Day 5 | Thursday

    Sharm El-Sheikh - Gubal Island or El Gouna - Hurghada, Egypt

    Morning sailing to Gubal Islands for swim stop & Deck BBQ. Early afternoon sailing to Hurghada. Late afternoon arrival in Hurghada. Overnight in port.
  • Day 6 | Friday

    Hurghada - Luxor, Egypt

    Morning bus transfer to Luxor for a 2-day/1-night land trip to this magnificent Ancient City. The trip includes transfers to Luxor and overnight at a deluxe hotel, but not the excursions which are optional. In the afternoon after checking in, our optional excursion will allow us to discover the Karnak and Luxor Temples. Overnight in Luxor hotel.
  • Day 7 | Saturday

    Luxor - Hurghada, Egypt

    Early morning Optional excursion to West Bank section of Luxor to discover the Valley of the Kings, the Hatscheput Temple, dedicated to the only ever female Pharaoh and to the Colossi of Memnon. Afternoon return to the ship in Hurghada. Overnight at sea to Ain Sohkna.
  • Day 8 | Sunday

    Ain Sokhna or Suez, Egypt

    Morning arrival in Ain Sokhna or Suez and disembarkation at 10 am after breakfast. Optional transfer to Cairo.

Dates & Prices

What is Included

Cruise fares mentioned are per person in double occupancy and exclude Port Charges.
*Offer Rate: Terms & Conditions apply for  Early Bird Offers & Special Offers. For more information please visit the Special Offers section.

Date Category C Category B Category A Category P Port Charges
15 December 2019 -10% $ 1790 $ 1611 $ 2090 $ 1881 $ 2290 $ 2061 $ 3190 $ 2871 $ 450
29 December 2019 -10% $ 1790 $ 1611 $ 2090 $ 1881 $ 2290 $ 2061 $ 3190 $ 2871 $ 450
12 January 2020 -10% $ 1790 $ 1611 $ 2090 $ 1881 $ 2290 $ 2061 $ 3190 $ 2871 $ 420
26 January 2020 -10% $ 1790 $ 1611 $ 2090 $ 1881 $ 2290 $ 2061 $ 3190 $ 2871 $ 450
09 February 2020 -10% $ 1790 $ 1611 $ 2090 $ 1881 $ 2290 $ 2061 $ 3190 $ 2871 $ 450
23 February 2020 -10% $ 1790 $ 1611 $ 2090 $ 1881 $ 2290 $ 2061 $ 3190 $ 2871 $ 450
08 March 2020 -10% $ 1790 $ 1611 $ 2090 $ 1881 $ 2290 $ 2061 $ 3190 $ 2871 $ 450
22 March 2020 -10% $ 1790 $ 1611 $ 2090 $ 1881 $ 2290 $ 2061 $ 3190 $ 2871 $ 450
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Highlights

On-board Egyptologist


Our expert Egyptologist will enhance your experience with insights that bring each destination to life.

Luxor


Luxor is often called the world’s greatest open-air museum, but that comes nowhere near describing this extraordinary place.

Petra


Petra, the great Ancient 'Red-Rose City, is one of the world's most treasured Unesco Heritage Sites.

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