Turkey, Egypt and Jordan

Turkey, Egypt and Jordan: A 27-Day Deluxe Tour of Ancient Treasures and World Wonders with International Flights

Step back in time to ancient lands, where Romans bathed in ‘Cotton Fortress’ mineral springs, pharaohs were entombed in unimaginable treasures and UNESCO World Heritage-listed marvels were carved into mountainsides on this 27-day, once-in-a-lifetime deluxe tour of Turkey, Egypt and Jordan. The most unforgettable sights await: uncover Gallipoli and the Pamukkale hot springs, the Great Pyramids of Giza and the Valley of the Kings, the Red Sea coast, the Nile on a three-night cruise and much more, before delving into Amman, Jordan and the wonders of the buoyant Dead Sea.

Includes return international economy-class flights from Australia, all internal flights, deluxe four and five-star accommodation, daily breakfast and additional dining experiences – including a home-hosted lunch in Jordan – a three-night Nile cruise, return airport transfers, the services of local, English-speaking guides (plus an Egyptologist guide in Egypt), and so much more.

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NZ$7,230
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27 Days
TWIN SHARE – LOW SEASON
Inclusion highlights:
  • Packages valid for one person (twin share) – you must purchase two packages
  • Return international economy-class flights with from Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, Adelaide, Perth or Canberra
  • Internal flights from Istanbul to Cairo, Cairo to Aswan and Cairo to Amman
  • Four and five-star accommodation throughout the tour, including Legacy Ottoman Hotel in Istanbul, Kolin Hotel in Canakkale, DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Avanos in Cappadocia and Mövenpick Hotel Amman in the centre of the city
27 Days
SOLO TRAVELLER – LOW SEASON
Inclusion highlights:
  • Packages valid for one person (solo traveller)
  • Return international economy-class flights with from Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, Adelaide, Perth or Canberra
  • Internal flights from Istanbul to Cairo, Cairo to Aswan and Cairo to Amman
  • Four and five-star accommodation throughout the tour, including Legacy Ottoman Hotel in Istanbul, Kolin Hotel in Canakkale, DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Avanos in Cappadocia and Mövenpick Hotel Amman in the centre of the city
27 Days
TWIN SHARE – HIGH SEASON
Inclusion highlights:
  • Packages valid for one person (twin share) – you must purchase two packages
  • Return international economy-class flights with from Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, Adelaide, Perth or Canberra
  • Internal flights from Istanbul to Cairo, Cairo to Aswan and Cairo to Amman
  • Four and five-star accommodation throughout the tour, including Legacy Ottoman Hotel in Istanbul, Kolin Hotel in Canakkale, DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Avanos in Cappadocia and Mövenpick Hotel Amman in the centre of the city
27 Days
SOLO TRAVELLER – HIGH SEASON
Inclusion highlights:
  • Packages valid for one person (solo traveller)
  • Return international economy-class flights with from Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, Adelaide, Perth or Canberra
  • Internal flights from Istanbul to Cairo, Cairo to Aswan and Cairo to Amman
  • Four and five-star accommodation throughout the tour, including Legacy Ottoman Hotel in Istanbul, Kolin Hotel in Canakkale, DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Avanos in Cappadocia and Mövenpick Hotel Amman in the centre of the city

Take a thrilling tour of Turkey, Egypt and Jordan and uncover history carved in stone on old Roman ruins, the building blocks of Ancient Egypt, and the carved temples of former cities. Get lost in this living and breathing history book on a 27-day of spectacular world wonders and unforgettable sights.

What You’ll Love…

The Experiences – Ancient pyramids, priceless treasures, bustling cities and river vistas

Relive the heyday of the Byzantine Empire in Istanbul, stepping back in time to the 17th century with a visit to Blue Mosque, the Hippodrome – where chariot races were enjoyed by Byzantine Emperors – and St. Sophia, a sixth-century Byzantine Church, before exploring the beautiful chaos of the Spice Market.

Witness the battlefields and historic World War I memorial sites of Gallipoli, unravel the storied 4,000-year-old history of ancient Troy and unearth the coastal splendour of Kusadasi, gateway to Ephesus and the Aegean party scene.

Experience the beauty of the ‘Cotton Fortress’ at Pamukkale, the ancient Greek spa city of Hierapolis, and the nearby Necropolis, home to the tomb of Marcus Aurelius Ammianos. Stand in awe of the Mausoleum of Mevlana’s fluted dome in Konya, visit the magnificent Caravanserai Sultanhan and enjoy insider experiences, including a special home-hosted lunch, a carpet atelier visit and a carpet-weaving demonstration.

Get lost in the fantastical beauty of Cappadocia, as you’re whisked to Guvercinlik’s trail of fairy chimneys, pigeon houses and great views, and Uchisar to Pasabag and Devrent Valley, acclaimed for its thickly clustered rock formations.

Pay homage to the Father of Modern Turkey at the Mausoleum of Ataturk in Ankara and immerse yourself in Turkey’s fabled past as you’re transferred to the Museum of Anatolian Civilisations.

One of the last remaining Seven Wonders of the Ancient World unfolds before you at the awe-inspiring Giza pyramid complex, home to the Great Pyramid of Giza and the Great Sphinx of Giza, as well as Sakkara, the unique step pyramid of Zoser.

Explore the breathtaking UNESCO World Heritage-listed Valley of the Kings in Luxor, a site of incredible archaeological significance which houses tombs of pharaohs and nobles dating between the 16th and 11th century BC, including that of the legendary Tutankhamun.

Board your five-star Nile Cruiser to discover the famous river which has been the life-blood of the Egyptian people for millennia. Explore the ancient temples of Luxor nestled on the east bank of the river; explore the double Temple of Kom Ombo; mingle with the locals as you peruse the markets that line the banks and discover the riverside city of Aswan with its colossal dam.

Relax in the beach resort town of Hurghada on the Red Sea Coast, best known for its excellent snorkelling and scuba diving, and plunge into Jordan with its buoyant Dead Sea, one of the world’s most spiritual landscapes, filled with dramatic, natural wonders.

Explore the mysterious Byzantine cave Church and the palace of the Castle of the Slave, discover the Baptism Site at Bethany and visit Petra, a great ancient city half-hidden by the sands of time. Receive a brief history of crusader castles at the 12th-century Kerak Castle, unravel the beauty of the mosaic city of Madaba, and stand before Mount Nebo, before exploring Aswan and returning home after 27 magical days.

The Cruise – Journey down the Nile River aboard a five-star cruise ship

Spend three luxurious nights floating down the longest river in the world and discover more of Egypt. Your cruise will make multiple stops during its journey, allowing you to disembark and explore with guided tours.

With five decks, a swimming pool, an expansive sun deck and a 150-seat restaurant, the five-star cruise ship provides a luxurious way to continue your exploration of this fascinating country.

Cruise to Aswan – a southern Egyptian city situated on the Nile, famous for its High Dam – journey to the agricultural mecca of Kom Ombo and explore Luxor, home to the incredible Karnak Temple complex.

Your Accommodation – Stay in premium four- and five-star style in the shadow of ancient cities and fascinating history

After exciting days exploring, unwind in four- and five-star comfort at a range of handpicked hotels.

Experience true Turkish historical style and breathtaking views at the Legacy Ottoman Hotel. Offering Sultan-worthy five-star luxury, this private oasis is an easy walk to Sirkeci, home to Istanbul’s trendiest eating, drinking and entertainment venues, with a fine-dining restaurant at its centre. Wake up daily and enjoy a delicious buffet breakfast with morning views over the Golden Horn and the Bosphorus.

The Kolin provides one of the most luxurious addresses in Canakkale, with a unique location on the glorious coastline, while the Novotel Konya is a mere 5.2km from the Mevlana Museum and boasts a revitalising indoor pool.

Let relaxation find you in Kusadasi at Korumar Hotel De Luxe, ranked in Kusadasi’s top 20 hotels on TripAdvisor and set in the glittering marina district.

Offering quintessential Hilton luxury, the DoubleTree in Cappadocia is the perfect launchpad to explore the region's sprawl of beautiful surroundings, UNESCO World Heritage Sites and countless natural wonders with an indoor and outdoor pool, a fitness centre and some of the best freshly baked chocolate chip cookies to greet you at check-in.

Relax in luxury at Mövenpick Hotel Ankara, a winner of Luxury Wellness Hotel 2015 award by Luxury Travel Guide Global Awards, and enjoy the pristine beachfront location of The Grand Seas Resort Hostmark in Hurghada, a natural bay renowned for its serene beach.

Soak up the ancient magic of the Dead Sea at the renowned five-star Holiday Inn Dead Sea Hotel and get lost in the magnificence of Petra at the Old Village Hotel, set in Wadi Musa, overlooking the Sahara Mountains.

Finally, the Mövenpick Resort Aswan boasts a unique location on Elephantine Island, showcasing stunning views of the Nile River and within walking distance of all the historical sites of Aswan, the perfect place to cap off your magical journey.

Your Package Includes:

  • Return international flights with from Melbourne, Sydney, Perth or Brisbane (Hobart and Darwin departures available for a surcharge)

For a package without flights, please refer to our land-only tour.

  • Internal flights from Istanbul to Cairo, Cairo to Aswan and Cairo to Amman
  • Premium accommodation throughout the tour, including Legacy Ottoman Hotel in Istanbul, Kolin Hotel in Canakkale, DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Avanos in Cappadocia and Mövenpick Hotel Amman in the centre of the city
  • Three-night Nile cruise aboard a five-star Nile Cruiser, with all meals included onboard
  • Daily breakfast, plus select additional dining experiences including a welcome and farewell dinner
  • Admire Istanbul’s 17th-century Blue Mosque, the ancient Hippodrome and St. Sophia
  • Discover Gallipoli’s Anzac Cemetery
  • Visit the 4,000-year-old city of Troy and Kusadasi, a coastal haven
  • Experience the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Pamukkale, the Necropolis and Hierapolis
  • Tour Konya, the birthplace of the famed Whirling Dervishes
  • Explore Cappadocia’s spectacular chimney’s and moon-like landscape
  • Guided tour with Egyptologist to the Pyramids of Giza and the Great Sphinx
  • Cruise to Philae Temple, Kom Ombo and Karnak Temple
  • Unravel the secrets of the Valley of King, home to the Temple of Hatshepsut and Colossi of Memnon
  • Free days in the coastal haven of Hurghada
  • Take a plunge in the Dead Sea and free time in Petra
  • Airport transfers and transportation throughout the tour
  • The services of local tour leaders, including an Egyptologist in Egypt
  • Sightseeing and entrance fees as detailed in the itinerary
  • Hotel taxes, fees and service charges
  • Visa for Jordan
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