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Cairo to Amman on a Shoestring

9 days,Cairo to Amman

Relaxing at the Red Sea, discovering ancient cities and monuments, camping overnight in a Bedouin tent.


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From the Red Sea to the Dead Sea, soak up the sun from Cairo to Jordan as you take in the best beaches, desert wilderness and cultural treasures. Perfect for those short on time but wanting to explore Wadi Rum and the ruins at Petra, this trip keeps costs down with desert camping and chilled-out beach huts. With your accommodation and transportation arranged by our CEOs, you can concentrate on choosing your own adventure—pack your trip with everything you want and nothing you don't. We’ll take care of the hassles, leaving you free to indulge in optional excursions and soak up the vibe of the Middle East.

What's Included

  • Wadi Rum desert camping with traditional dinner, Petra guided tour (please note admission fees are not included) Dead Sea swim.
    Please notes that no entrance fees are included. Please see optional activities section of these notes for more information on prices.
  • 8 breakfasts, 1 dinner. (Allow USD285-375 for meals not included.)
  • Hotel (7 nts), desert camping (1 nt)
  • Private air-con van, flight, local bus, ferry, walking
  • Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout
  • Small group experience; Max 16, avg 10.

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Day 1 Cairo

Arrive at any time.

Day 2-4 Dahab (3B)

Fly to the Red Sea for a few days of relaxation. Opt to check out the colourful coral while snorkelling or become an expert at café lounging.

Day 5 Aqaba (1B)

Ferry from Nuweiba to Aqaba, Jordan.

Day 6 Wadi Rum (1B,1D)

Explore the desert before enjoying a traditional dinner and camping with a Bedouin tribe.

Day 7 Petra (1B)

Guided tour of Petra (entrance fees not included).

Day 8 Dead Sea/Amman (1B)

Swim in the Dead Sea, then opt to explore the highlights of Amman.

Day 9 Amman (1B)

Depart at any time.