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Egypt + Jordan: Petra and Pyramids Combo

Combine TWO of our most beloved tours, across TWO continents, and in TWO Wonders of the World on this luxury, women-only tour to Egypt and Jordan!

You’ll travel in style across two continents as you explore the best of both Egypt and Jordan. Begin your journey in Cairo, walking in the footsteps of the ancients through the Great Pyramids of Giza and The Sphinx. Then, fly to Luxor to experience the majesty of Luxor’s giant temples: Karnak and Luxor Temple. Fly high in a hot air balloon ride at sunset, taking in the Valley of the Kings below. Then, fly to Jordan to explore Petra, Wadi Rum, and the Dead Sea.

This trip truly combines the best of both places and does it with style and grace! The properties we use on this trip are $300-500, 3 flights and all gratuities are included.

Deposits for this trip are $1000. Snag your seat before it’s gone! 

Check dates and availability
Trip Dates Availability Price Payment
October 30 - November 8, 2024 $6499 USD
October 30 - November 8, 2024 (SOLO ROOM) $7499 USD
Reserve this trip with a non-refundable deposit, or pay in full. Make payments at your leisure until 60 days before departure.

Trip Highlights

  • Combine two world wonders in one trip!
  • Soak up the restorative minerals of the Dead Sea
  • Be transported back in time at Petra, an ancient World Wonder
  • Ride a camel through the Pyramids of Giza
  • Be mesmerized by the great temples of Luxor
Day 1: Arrival to Cairo

Welcome to beautiful, historic Cairo! We will be doing airport pickups all day today, and we recommend landing before 6 p.m. if possible. After collecting you from the airport, we’ll walk via Sky Bridge to the hotel. We’re expecting you to be tired from the journey, so we’ll take it easy today.

After some rest, we’ll have dinner as a group.

Meals: D
Hotel: Hyatt Regency

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Day 2: Giza Pyramids & Sphinx with Camel Ride Included + Entrance Inside Grand Egyptian Museum Courtyard

Today is all about ancient history—and pyramids!

This morning we will explore Giza, where we’ll see the legendary Pyramids of Giza and the Sphinx. Here, you’ll ride camels to a famous panoramic viewpoint for epic pyramid shots, or, choose to purchase tickets to go inside one of the Great Pyramids.

After a day of exploring this massive complex, you’ll have some time to relax at the hotel before we have dinner as a group.

Meals: B, L, D
Hotel: Hyatt Regency Cairo

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Day 3: Fly to Luxor + Tour Karnak & Luxor Temples

This morning, we’ll explore the sites and temples of Luxor’s East Bank, including Karnak and Luxor Temples.

The Karnak temple complex at Luxor developed over more than 1,000 years, principally between the Twelfth and Twentieth Dynasties, and is the second most-visited complex in Egypt (second to the Great Pyramids). It was, at its peak, the largest and most important religious complex in ancient Egypt. The most significant structure, and the largest religious building ever built, is the Temple of Amun-Ra, considered to be where that god lived on earth with his wife, Mut, and son, Khonsu, who also have temples at the site.

Luxor Temple is one of the best-preserved of all of the ancient monuments containing large amounts of structure, statuary, and relief carvings that are still intact to this day, making it one of the most impressive places to visit in the Luxor area and all of Egypt.

After a morning of exploring these incredible sites, we will have lunch as a group.

Meals: B, L, D
Hotel: Hilton Luxor Resort & Spa

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Day 4: Sunrise Hot Air Balloon Ride, Valley of the Kings & Queen Hatshepsut Temple

Today is action-packed! 

In the early morning, we’ll be taking a sunrise hot air balloon above Luxor (weather permitting), and then exploring the sites and temples of Luxor’s West Bank, including the Valley of the Kings and the temple of Queen Hatshepsut.

The Valley of the Kings is a series of tombs, and 3 of those tombs are included with your entrance ticket. Spend the morning walking through the tombs of pharaohs, or, choose to go into the tomb of King Tut (an additional entrance fee, but fascinating!).

After, we’ll visit the temple of Queen Hatshepsut. Hatshepsut was the only female pharaoh in the history of Ancient Egypt. She came to power during the New Kingdom after the death of her father, Tuthmose I, and her half-brother and husband, Tuthmose II, who succeeded her father on the throne. She originally served as queen-regent to her husband’s son by another wife, Tuthmose III, but seized the throne from him and managed to hold onto power until her death. Hatshepsut is the only female to rule Egypt, and she was a very successful and beloved pharaoh. Visiting her temple is always a highlight!

Meals: B, L, D
Hotel: Hilton Luxor Resort & Spa

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Day 5: Fly to Amman via Cairo, Meet & Assist at Queen Alia Airport & Group Transfer to Hotel

Welcome to Jordan! Today we will meet you upon your arrival at Queen Alia International Airport and assist you with your visa to Jordan, and then walk with you outside the airport to meet our private driver.

From here, we’ll continue to Amman for dinner and overnight at our hotel. We know you’re probably tired from flying, so we’ll keep the itinerary light today.

Meals: D
Hotel: W Hotel Amman

Day 6: Amman City Tour, Visit Mt. Nebo & Transfer to Petra with Optional Cooking Class

After breakfast at our hotel, we will check out and begin our adventure. 

We’ll be exploring the Citadel and the Roman Theatre in downtown Amman, both sites that you absolutely cannot miss while visiting Amman. Depending on the time of day, you may also hear the sounds of the call to prayer, echoing from the many mosques in the city and bouncing off the hills.

Next, we’ll visit Jordan Rivers Design, a women-owned cooperative started by Queen Alia, to shop for beautiful handmade artifacts. 

Later, we’ll have lunch at a women’s co-operative, Iraq El-Amir. Here, we’ll choose a group activity for the afternoon – ceramics, organic paper making, weaving, or traditional food sampling “Mazze”.

From here we will transfer to Petra, stopping by Mt. Nebo along the way. The drive to Petra will take roughly 3 hours, and we will arrive in the late afternoon.

After arriving, transfer to the hotel and check-in. Dinner tonight is a cooking class, a great way to learn more about the region and its fascinating cuisine.

Meals: B, L, D
Hotel: Movenpic Petra

Day 7: Petra Full Day

Today, we’re exploring Petra!

Spend your morning today as you wish, exploring all of the fascinating corners of this massive, mesmerizing World Wonder. Choose to hike to the Monastery, walk around to different points of interest, and enjoy this stunning wonder. Marvel at the beauty of the Lost City, the Red Rose City of Petra, exploring its many caves and tombs. Walk through the canyon and be astounded at the magnificent Treasury, the entrance guarding the ancient Nabatean city.

The group will meet later in the evening to rest and reset.

Meals: B, D
Hotel: Movenpic Petra

Day 8: Petra to Dead Sea

After breakfast at our hotel, we’ll depart for our final locale of this tour: the Dead Sea!

We’ll arrive later in the afternoon, but you’ll have lots of time to relax and enjoy. Dinner tonight is not included, as there are many options within the resort to choose from.

Meals: B, L
Hotel: Movenpic Dead Sea

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Day 9: Free day at the Dead Sea

Today is your day to float your cares away!

Hit the spa (additional fees may apply), float in the Dead Sea, or soak up the views from the resort’s many infinity pools.

There is a lot to see and do in Jordan, but this is also your vacation — it’s been jam-packed so let’s relax today in the most gorgeous of places!

Lunch is on your own today, but we will have our final dinner together on-property as a group. 

Meals: B, D
Hotel: Movenpic Dead Sea

Day 10: Departures

Today we will begin our goodbyes, and transfer to Queen Alia Airport for International Departure.

For this tour, you may choose to fly into Cairo and out of Amman. Or, if you prefer a RT flight in and out of Cairo, we are able to book for you a return flight to Cairo at an additional expense.

Meals: B

Cost includes:

  • Airport pickup and dropoff
  • Accommodation (shared, in 4 and 5-star hotels)
  • All entrance fees to attractions
  • Guided tour of Petra
  • 4x4 safari in Wadi Rum
  • English speaking guide
  • Private driver
  • All transportation
  • Most meals
  • Jordan Pass, which includes your visa on arrival
  • Internal flight from Cairo to Amman (one-way)
  • 3 flights included: Cairo to Luxor
  • Tour of Cairo and the Pyramids of Giza
  • Detailed tours of Luxor and Karnak Temples in Luxor
  • Hot Air Balloon ride in Luxor
  • All gratuities included

Does not include:

  • International flights
  • Travel insurance
  • Meals and alcohol not listed

What to pack:

  • Camera
  • Sunscreen + bug spray
  • Comfortable, close-toed shoes for the desert
  • Sweater for the evenings
  • Cool linens for warm days
  • Scarf
  • Sense of adventure
  • Check out our Packing List for more ideas!

Additional Info:

Lodging Where will we stay?

Your accommodation will be in a variety of 5-star properties across Jordan and Egypt, as well as one evening in a luxury camp in the desert in Jordan.

This tour is priced for shared accommodation, meaning you’ll be sharing a room with one other gal. If you’d prefer your own space, choose “solo room” at checkout. 

Money How much money should I bring?

Mostly everything is included (yay!), but you’ll need to cover your own alcohol, shopping, meals not listed. 

Gratuities are included on this tour and will be paid on your behalf.

Most larger places will accept credit cards, but it’s great to have some local currency on hand for the smaller markets and gratuities.

ATMs are widely available throughout Jordan, Cairo, and Luxor. Just remember to let your bank(s) know where/when you’ll be traveling!

Flights Where do I fly into?

You’ll fly into Cairo International Airport (CAI). Fly out of Amman’s Queen Alia Airport (AMM). Fly in before 5:00pm on Day 1 and after 12 noon on Day 10. 

If you would prefer to book a RT flight from your home country in and out of Cairo, please email us and we will arrange an additional flight for you from Amman back to Cairo.

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Important Docs What documents are required?

– Passport

– Travel Insurance

– Visa (Included as part of this package and will be obtained upon arrival.)

Damesly Pro Tip: Use the sherpa website to easily determine which requirements apply to you.

Trip Minimum How many people are needed for this trip to run?

This trip will run with a minimum of 4 (and max of 12) participants.

Trip Payments How do trip payments work?

A $500 non-refundable deposit is due at the time of booking, or you can opt to pay for the trip in full.

Once we receive your deposit, our accounting team will set you up with a personal account so you can pay the balance of your trip at your leisure.

Payments are due in full 60 days prior to departure.

Insurance Do I need travel insurance?

Yes. Damesly requires all guests to have travel insurance, and often the countries we visit do as well. We highly recommend opting for the “cancel-for-any-reason” insurance option, but note that this typically needs to be acquired within 21 days of initial booking (i.e. when you submit your deposit).

Weather What will the weather be like?

The best times to visit both Egypt and Jordan are in the spring & fall – you can expect days to be warm, with average temps in the 70s – 80s, and the nights to be cool, with average temps in the 50s.


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