Embrace natural wonders abound during this enriching 20-day tour and cruise from the Great Pyramids of Cairo to the ancient wonders of Amman, Jordan’s cosmopolitan capital. From cruising the Nile through Egypt to exploring the site where Jesus was baptised in Jordan; this tour takes in some of the most mythical and magical experiences of this enigmatic part of the world.
Begin your journey unearthing the legacy of the Pharaohs in Giza, whose tombs, monuments and temples immortalise the ancient Egyptian world. Delve into the historical legacy of one of the world’s great civilisations, and learn more about the ancient Egyptians, their customs and lasting imprint on the planet. Discover the antiquities of Luxor, including the treasured artefacts of the Luxor Museum, before a Special Stay at the majestic Sofitel Winter Palace.
Next, raise a toast to the start of your luxury Nile River cruise during a special Scenic Sundowners event, sitting back with relaxing drinks and exquisite canapés as the sun sets over the mighty pyramids. Following the course of the ancient Pharaohs, your cruise south will reveal marvellous hieroglyphics, crocodile headed gods and Egyptian culture bathed in antiquity.
After discover the history, culture and traditions of the Nubian community at a traditional Nubian village, you’ll reach Aswan, where you’re invited to sample delicious Mediterranean cuisine during a private sunset dinner at The Terrace during your Special Stay at the Sofitel Legend Old Cataract – an exclusive Scenic Enrich event.
From here, enjoy the artefacts of the Royal Automobile Museum of Amman as part of a private visit, before travelling through Jordan, discovering extraordinary heritage sites such as Petra, Bethany Beyond the Jordan, and the captivating banks of the Red Sea.