43 Day Cape Town to Cairo & Jordan

Scenic Tour & Nile Cruise starting in Cape Town and finishing in Amman

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Overview
Operator: Scenic
Type: Tour & Nile Cruise (Premium)
Duration: 43 Days
From: Cape Town to Amman
Tour Code: ZCTJ.1
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Visits: South Africa, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Kenya, Tanzania, Egypt, Jordan
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1
Cape Town
Welcome to Cape Town. Your journey into wonder begins with a three night Special Stay.
2
Cape Town
Ascend Table Mountain by rotating gondola for stunning 360 degree views. Freechoice: Taste South Africa’s finest vintages on a winelands tour. Alternatively, visit Robben Island, take a township tour, or Harley Davidson ride. (B/D)
3
Cape Town
Journey along the Atlantic coastline to Cape Point, stop at the Cape of Good Hope, then visit Boulders Beach, home to an African penguin colony. (B/L)
4
Cape Town - Thornybush Game Reserve (Kruger National Park)
Fly to Hoedspruit and transfer to Thornybush Private Game Lodge, adjacent to Kruger National Park and home to Africa’s ‘Big Five’, where you’ll enjoy a three night Special Stay. (B/D)
5
Thornybush Game Reserve (Kruger National Park)
Specially adapted Land Rovers are able to game drive without restriction to track the ‘Big Five’ – lion, leopard, elephant, rhino and buffalo. Enrich: Dine in the bush under a starlit sky with the sounds of African wildlife close by. (B/L/D)
6
Thornybush Game Reserve (Kruger National Park)
Today, you’ll get to encounter more of Africa’s wildlife on your morning and evening game drives. There is an opportunity for a walking safari with your game ranger. (B/L/D)
7
Panorama Route - Johannesburg
Travel the magnificent Panorama Route en route to Johannesburg and see the Blyde River Canyon, the third deepest in the world. Enjoy an overnight stay in Johannesburg. (B)
8
Johannesburg - Victoria Falls
Fly to Victoria Falls for your three night Special Stay. Witness the world’s largest sheet of falling water which plunges over 100 metres in a dramatic cascade. Your outdoor dinner features a mesmerising display of traditional dancing. Sundowners: Be treated to a special cruise down the Zambezi River and watch the teeming wildlife on the banks, drink in hand, just upstream from Victoria Falls. (B/D)
9
Chobe National Park
Large concentrations of big game call Chobe National Park home. Enjoy a cruise on the Chobe River, home to vast herds of elephants and buffalo as well as a game drive along the shoreline. (B/L)
10
Victoria Falls
Enrich: Visit a typical Zimbabwean village to gain unique insights into traditional tribal life. Get up close and personal during your visit to an elephant sanctuary. Witness the power of Victoria Falls from the Zimbabwean side. Enjoy dinner in the beautiful Livingstone Restaurant to complete your day. (B/L/D)
11
Victoria Falls - Johannesburg
Helicopter flight - This morning enjoy an optional helicopter flight over Victoria Falls for magnificent panoramic views. (Additional cost, please book on tour.) Return to Johannesburg and transfer to your elegant hotel. (B/D)
12
Johannesburg - Nairobi
Today, board your morning flight to Nairobi where you’ll stay overnight, your hotel is situated on a private acreage. (B/D)
13
Nairobi - Tarangire National Park
Fly to magical Tanzania and stay overnight your luxurious lodge in the Tarangire National Park. Enrich: Enjoy an absorbing traditional dance by a local tribe within the lodge grounds. (B/L/D)
14
Tarangire National Park - Ngorongoro Crater
Take an early morning game drive in search of Tarangire’s famous tree-climbing lions. Later travel onto the Ngorongoro Crater, known as ‘Africa’s Eden’. You’ll enjoy a two night Special Stay at your lodge, on the crater’s rim. (B/L/D)
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Ngorongoro Crater
Witness a spectacular sunrise over the crater before taking an extended game drive along the crater floor. The area is reputed to contain the largest number of predators in all of Africa. (B/L/D)
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Ngorongoro Crater - Amboseli National Reserve
Enjoy marvellous views of Mount Kilimanjaro, the highest freestanding mountain in the world, as massive herds of elephants migrate across the dry plains of Amboseli National Reserve. On your game drives today and tomorrow, cheetahs and lions can often be seen stalking the plains. Your lodge, your home for two nights, sits beside a major elephant trail with views of the mountain. (B/L/D)
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Amboseli National Reserve
Enrich: Visit a traditional Maasai village and learn about this complex and proudly independent culture and their close association with the wild animals. Sundowners: Climb to the top of Observation Hill and gaze at the sunset views over Amboseli National Reserve, drink in hand. (B/L/D)
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Amboseli National Reserve - Lake Nakuru National Park
Journey north into the heart of Kenya to Lake Nakuru. You’ll enjoy a two night stay at your lodge, overlooking the lake. (B/L/D)
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Lake Nakuru National Park
The shallow alkaline lake near the town of Nakuru is home to vast bird populations. Enrich: Visit the Lake Nakuru Baby Orphanage centre, established by an Australian family, and draw a little closer to Africa and its wonderful people. (B/L/D)
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Masai Mara Reserve
The Masai Mara is home to 95 species of animals. You’ll check in for a three night stay inside the reserve. (B/L/D)
21
Masai Mara Reserve
Game drives through the Masai Mara encompass all types of animals, from lions, cheetahs, and leopards, to vast herds of zebras and antelopes. (B/L/D)
22
Masai Mara Reserve
Hot air balloon flight - Experiencing the savannah at dawn from a hot air balloon is a once-in-a-lifetime moment. (Additional cost, please book on tour.) Freechoice: Join your Maasai guide for a walk in the savannah of the northern Masai Mara. Alternatively, join an African cooking class. (B/L/D)
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Masai Mara - Nairobi
Enrich: Enjoy an exclusive farewell bush breakfast out on the open plains of the Masai Mara amongst the wildlife. Board your light aircraft for a scenic flight over the reserve to Nairobi for an overnight stay. (B/D)
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Nairobi - Giza (Cairo)
Bid farewell to Southern Africa as you fly from Nairobi to Cairo. At Giza enjoy a two night special stay, where you’ll be able to soak up the magnificent view of the Great Pyramids from your balcony. Sundowners: Enjoy drinks and canapés as the sun sets over the Pyramids. (B/D)
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Giza
Be awed by the sheer magnitude of the Pyramids and visit the Solar Boat Museum housing the restored cedar wood barge dating back to 2500 BC before marvelling at the 20-metre limestone monolith of the Sphinx. This evening watch the laser light display and entertaining show at the Pyramids. (B/L)
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Giza - Luxor
Fly to Luxor and relax in the beautiful gardens of your Special Stay hotel for tonight. Discover the antiquities housed in the Luxor Museum followed by a walk through the colourful local markets. (B/L/D)
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Luxor - Nile Cruise
Balloon Flight - Choose to add an optional hot air balloon flight for a fascinating bird’s-eye view of the ancient sites. (Additional cost, please book on tour.) Cross to the West Bank of the Nile and be astounded by the well-preserved, colourful hieroglyphics adorning the tombs in the Valley of the Kings. See the impressive monument to Queen Hatshepsut, then admire the well-preserved temple of Ramses III. Return to Luxor and embark on your luxurious private charter on board the boutique Sanctuary Sun Boat III and settle into your elegantly appointed cabin. Late afternoon tour the vast open-air temple complex of Karnak and be awed by the enormity of the pillars as you walk through the impressive Hypostyle Hall. Sundowners: Raise your glass and toast the start of your Nile cruise with drinks and canapés. (B/L/D)
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Nile Cruise
Relax on one of the Sun Decks and catch a glimpse of daily life along the banks of the Nile as you cruise to Dendera. Marvel at the vibrant colours of the hieroglyphics adorning the roof of Hathor’s temple before returning to Luxor and visiting the impressive Luxor temple. This evening’s entertainment will delight with the colours of the whirling dervishes and the mesmerising moves of a belly dancer. (B/L/D)
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Nile Cruise
Follow the course of the ancient Pharaohs’ processions along the Nile as you cruise south where villages and majestic temples line the banks of the river against the backdrop of the desert. Discover the Temple of Horus at Edfu, the most completely preserved complex in Egypt. This afternoon explore Kom Ombo temple, perched high on the east bank and dedicated to Sobek, the crocodile god. A fun night awaits on board with a lively Galabeyya party themed with Egyptian delicacies, music and dancing. (B/L/D)
30
Nile Cruise
Cruise south to reach charming Aswan, the home of the Nubian people. Discover the Osiris temple complex of Philae, then visit the stone quarries to learn about ancient carving techniques and see the enormous unfinished obelisk. A leisurely afternoon awaits as you savour your last moments on board and take a felucca cruise on the Nile. Tonight join the Captain and crew for a farewell Gala Dinner. (B/L/D)
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Nile Cruise - Aswan
Freechoice: Visit a traditional Nubian village or take a motorboat to the upper reaches of the Nile. Alternatively, discover the vibrant botanical gardens. Be ensconced in luxury during your Special Stay and admire the sweeping views over the Nile from the comfort of your balcony. Enrich: Watch the sun set and picture yourself as Agatha Christie, pen in hand, as you sample delicious Mediterranean cuisine during a private dinner at The Terrace. (B/L/D)
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Aswan - Cairo
Fly to Abu Simbel and visit one of Egypt’s most magnificent monuments. Marvel at the enormous World Heritage-listed temples of Ramses II and his wife Nefertari, rescued from the rising waters of the Aswan Dam. Later, fly to the bustling city of Cairo for your two night stay. (B/L)
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Cairo
Freechoice: Discover Islamic Cairo or explore Old Cairo. Alternatively, visit the ancient site of Saqqara. Discover the priceless antiquities in the Egyptian Museum including the artefacts recovered from Tutankhamun’s tomb and the collection of Royal Mummies. This evening join your Tour Director for a farewell dinner. (B/D)
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Cairo - Amman
Fly to Amman, the capital of the Kingdom of Jordan, for a two night stay. Join your Jordanian Tour Director for a dinner of local delicacies. (B/D)
35
Amman
Discover the ancient Roman city of Jerash, inhabited since the Bronze Age. Explore the impressive ruins and witness an exciting re-enactment of a Roman chariot race in the hippodrome. (B/L)
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Amman - Petra
Enrich: During a private visit to the Royal Automobile Museum you will be captivated by the extensive private collection of the Royal Family. At Bethany Beyond the Jordan see where Jesus was baptised and view the memorial to Moses at Mount Nebo. At Madaba discover the famous mosaic map of the Holy Land then continue to the rose red city of Petra for your two night stay. An unforgettable sight awaits as you visit the Treasury and chasms lit by candlelight. (B/L)
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Petra
This magnificent World Heritage-listed city is the legacy of the Nabataeans, who settled in southern Jordan more than 2,000 years ago. The impressive eastern entrance leads through a brilliantly coloured narrow gorge to the imposing Treasury, more than 40 metres high. Designed to impress, the rock-cut facade will take your breath away. This is only the first of many wonders you will discover here today. (B/D)
38
Petra - Wadi Rum
Travel in the footsteps of Lawrence of Arabia as you discover the dramatic desert landscapes of Wadi Rum. Explore Lawrence Road and be awed by the vistas of ancient valleys and towering weathered sandstone mountains rising out of the pink and white sands. You will feel like you have stepped onto the moon during your Special Stay in the luxurious Martian tents of the Sun Camp. Sundowners: Witness the dramatic colours of the desert at sunset over a refreshing drink. (B/L/D)
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Wadi Rum - Aqaba
Early risers will be rewarded with the stillness of the desert at sunrise. Later, continue south to Aqaba for a two night Special Stay. Relax in the luxurious surrounds of your hotel, step onto your balcony with sweeping Red Sea views or take a dip in the pool. (B/D)
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Aqaba - Dead Sea
Freechoice: Cruise and snorkel the Red Sea or ride the glass bottom boat in search for marine life. Alternatively, you may choose a relaxing Spa treatment. The afternoon is at leisure to relax and enjoy the facilities of your resort. (B)
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Aqaba - Dead Sea
Travel north for a two night stay at your luxurious resort. Relax and enjoy the views over the Dead Sea across to Israel from your balcony. (B/L)
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Dead Sea
Enjoy the facilities of your resort including direct access to the sea. Perhaps spoil yourself and allow the staff to slather you in the therapeutic mud. Or float in the hypersaline waters of the Dead Sea, while reading a book or the newspaper. Sundowners: Join your Tour Director at the Sky Bar and toast the end of a wonderful journey. (B/D)
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Dead Sea - Amman
Say farewell as you transfer to Amman airport taking a lifetime of wonderful memories with you. (B)
1
Cape Town
Welcome to Cape Town. Your journey into wonder begins with a three night Special Stay. (D)
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Cape Town
Ascend Table Mountain by rotating gondola for stunning 360 degree views. Freechoice: Sample South Africa’s finest vintages with a winelands tour. Alternatively, visit Robben Island, take a township tour, or a Harley DavidsonTM ride. (B)
3
Cape Town
Journey along the Atlantic coastline to Cape Point, stop at the Cape of Good Hope and visit Boulders Beach, home to an African penguin colony. (B/L)
4
Cape Town - Thornybush Game Reserve (Kruger National Park)
Fly to Hoedspruit and transfer to your game lodge, adjacent to Kruger National Park, where you’ll enjoy a three night Special Stay. Set off on your first game drive this afternoon. Sundowners: At the end of your game drive, partake in one of the most enjoyable of safari traditions – Sundowner drinks. (B/D)
5
Thornybush Game Reserve (Kruger National Park)
Specially adapted Land Rovers are able to track the Big Five – lion, leopard, elephant, rhino and buffalo. Enrich: Dine in the bush under a starlit sky with the sounds of African wildlife close by. (B/L/D)
6
Thornybush Game Reserve (Kruger National Park)
Encounter more of Africa’s wildlife on your morning and evening game drives. There is an opportunity for a walking safari with your game ranger. (B/L/D)
7
Panorama Route - Johannesburg
Travel the Panorama Route en route to Johannesburg and see the Blyde River Canyon – the third deepest in the world. Stay at your stylish hotel for an overnight stay. (B)
8
Johannesburg - Victoria Falls
Fly to Victoria Falls and marvel at the world’s largest sheet of falling water. Enjoy a three night Special Stay. Sundowners: Be treated to a special Sundowners cruise down the Zambezi River and watch the teeming wildlife on the banks. (B/D)
9
Chobe National Park
Enjoy a cruise on the Chobe River, home to vast herds of elephants and buffalo as well as a game drive along the shoreline. (B/L)
10
Victoria Falls
Enrich: Visit a typical Zimbabwean village to gain unique insights into traditional tribal life. Get up close and personal during your visit to an elephant sanctuary. Witness the power of Victoria Falls from the Zimbabwean side. Later, enjoy dinner in the beautiful Livingstone restaurant to complete your day. (B/L/D)
11
Victoria Falls - Nairobi
Helicopter flight - Enjoy an optional helicopter flight over Victoria Falls. Enquire for details – additional expense, please book on tour. Fly to Nairobi where you’ll stay overnight. (B)
12
Nairobi - Tarangire National Park
Drive to magical Tanzania and spend two nights at your luxurious lodge in Tarangire National Park. (B/L/D)
13
Tarangire National Park
Take an early morning game drive in search of Tarangire’s famous tree-climbing lions. Enrich: Enjoy a traditional dance by a local tribe within the lodge grounds. (B/L/D)
14
Tarangire National Park - Ngorongoro Crater
Travel to Ngorongoro Crater, ‘Africa’s Eden’, for a two night stay at your lodge, on the crater’s rim. (B/L/D)
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Ngorongoro Crater
Witness sunrise over the crater before an extended game drive along the crater floor, reputed to contain the largest number of predators. (B/L/D)
16
Ngorongoro Crater - Amboseli National Reserve
Gaze at Mount Kilimanjaro, as you travel across the dry plains of Amboseli National Reserve. Your lodge, your home for two nights, sits beside a major elephant trail with views of the mountain. (B/L/D)
17
Amboseli National Reserve
Go in search of wildlife on morning and afternoon game drives. Sundowners: Climb to the top of Observation Hill and gaze at the sunset views over Amboseli National Reserve, drink in hand. (B/L/D)
18
Amboseli National Reserve - Lake Nakuru National Park
Journey north into the heart of Kenya to Lake Nakuru for a two night stay at your lodge, overlooking the lake. (B/L/D)
19
Lake Nakuru National Park
The shallow alkaline lake near the town of Nakuru is home to vast bird populations. Enrich: Visit the Lake Nakuru Orphanage centre, established by an Australian family, and draw a little closer to Africa and its wonderful people. (B/L/D)
20
Masai Mara Reserve
The Masai Mara is home to 95 species of animals. Enjoy a three night stay inside the reserve. (B/L/D)
21
Masai Mara Reserve
Game drives through the Masai Mara encompass all types of animals, from lions, cheetahs, and leopards, to vast herds of zebras and antelopes. Enrich: Visit a traditional Maasai village and learn about this complex and proudly independent culture. (B/L/D)
22
Masai Mara Reserve
Hot air balloon flight - Experience the savannah at dawn from a hot air balloon. Enquire for details – additional expense, please book on tour. Freechoice: Join your Maasai guide for a walking safari, or take an African cooking class. (B/L/D)
23
Masai Mara - Nairobi
Enrich: Enjoy an exclusive farewell bush breakfast out on the open plains of the Masai Mara amongst the wildlife. Board your light aircraft for a scenic flight over the reserve to Nairobi for an overnight stay. (B)
24
Nairobi - Giza (Cairo)
Bid farewell to Southern Africa as you fly from Nairobi to Cairo. At Giza enjoy a two night Special Stay, where you’ll be able to soak up the magnificent view of the Great Pyramids right from your balcony. Sundowners: Enjoy drinks and canapés as the sun sets over the Pyramids. (B/D)
25
Giza
Be awed by the sheer magnitude of the Pyramids and visit the Solar Boat Museum housing the restored cedar wood barge dating back to 2500BC before marvelling at the 20 metre limestone monolith of the Sphinx. This evening watch the laser light display and entertaining show at the Pyramids. (B/L)
26
Giza - Luxor
Fly to Luxor and relax in the beautiful gardens of your hotel, your Special Stay for tonight. Discover the antiquities housed in the Luxor Museum followed by a walk through the colourful local markets. (B/L/D)
27
Luxor - Nile Cruise
Optional Balloon Flight - Choose to add an optional hot air balloon flight for a fascinating bird’s-eye view of the ancient sites. Additional cost, please book on tour. Cross to the West Bank of the Nile and be astounded by the well-preserved, colourful hieroglyphics adorning the tombs in the Valley of the Kings. See the impressive monument to Queen Hatshepsut, then admire the well-preserved temple of Ramses III. Return to Luxor and embark on your luxurious private charter on board the boutique Sanctuary Sun Boat III and settle into your elegantly appointed cabin. Late afternoon tour the vast open-air temple complex of Karnak, and be awed by the enormity of the pillars as you walk through the impressive Hypostyle Hall. Sundowners: Raise your glass and toast the start of your Nile cruise with drinks and canapés. (B/L/D)
28
Nile Cruise
Relax on one of the Sun Decks and catch a glimpse of daily life along the banks of the Nile as you cruise to Dendera. Marvel at the vibrant colours of the hieroglyphics adorning the roof of Hathor’s temple before returning to Luxor and visiting the impressive Luxor temple. This evening’s entertainment will delight with the colours of the whirling dervishes and the mesmerising moves of a belly dancer. (B/L/D)
29
Nile Cruise
Follow the course of the ancient Pharaohs’ processions along the Nile as you cruise south where villages and majestic temples line the banks of the river against the backdrop of the desert. This afternoon explore Kom Ombo temple, perched high on the east bank and dedicated to Sobek, the crocodile god. A fun night awaits on board with a lively and colourful Galabeyya party with Egyptian delicacies, music and dancing. (B/L/D)
30
Nile Cruise
Cruise south to reach charming Aswan, the home of the Nubian people. Discover the Osiris temple complex of Philae, then visit the stone quarries to learn about ancient carving techniques and see the enormous unfinished obelisk. A leisurely afternoon awaits as you savour your last moments on board and take a felucca cruise on the Nile. Tonight join the Captain and crew for a farewell Gala Dinner. (B/L/D)
31
Nile Cruise - Aswan
Freechoice: Visit a traditional Nubian village or take a motorboat to the upper reaches of the Nile. Alternatively, discover the vibrant botanical gardens. Be ensconced in luxury during your Special Stay, admire the sweeping views over the Nile from the comfort of your balcony. Enrich: Watch the sun set and picture yourself as Agatha Christie, pen in hand, as you sample delicious Mediterranean cuisine during a private dinner at The Terrace. (B/L/D)
32
Aswan - Cairo
Fly to Abu Simbel and visit one of Egypt’s most magnificent monuments, the enormous World Heritage-listed temples of Ramses II and his wife Nefertari, rescued from the rising waters of the Aswan Dam. Later, fly to bustling Cairo for your two night stay. (B/L)
33
Cairo
Discover the priceless antiquities in the Egyptian Museum including the artefacts recovered from Tutankhamun’s tomb and the collection of Royal Mummies. Freechoice: Discover Islamic Cairo or explore Old Cairo. Alternatively, visit the ancient site of Saqqara. This evening join your Tour Director for a farewell dinner. (B/D)
34
Cairo - Amman
Fly to Amman, the capital of the Kingdom of Jordan, for two nights. Join your Jordanian Tour Director for a dinner of local delicacies. (B/D)
35
Amman
Discover the ancient Roman city of Jerash, inhabited since the Bronze Age. Explore the impressive ruins and witness an exciting re-enactment of a Roman chariot race in the hippodrome. (B/L)
36
Amman - Petra
During a visit to the Royal Automobile Museum view the extensive private collection of the Royal Family. At Bethany Beyond the Jordan see where Jesus was baptised and view the memorial to Moses at Mount Nebo. At Madaba discover the famous mosaic map of the Holy Land then continue to the rose red city of Petra for your two night stay. (B/L)
37
Petra
This magnificent World Heritage-listed city is the legacy of the Nabataeans, who settled in southern Jordan more than 2,000 years ago. The impressive eastern entrance leads through a brilliantly coloured narrow gorge to the imposing Treasury, more than 40 metres high. Designed to impress, the rock-cut facade will take your breath away. This is only the first of many wonders you will discover here today. (B/D)
38
Petra - Wadi Rum
Travel in the footsteps of Lawrence of Arabia as you discover the dramatic desert landscapes of Wadi Rum. Explore Lawrence Road and be awed by the vistas of ancient valleys and towering weathered sandstone mountains rising out of the pink and white sands. You will feel like you have stepped onto the moon during your Special Stay in the luxurious Martian tents of the Sun Camp. Sundowners: Witness the vivid and dramatic colours of the desert at sunset over a refreshing drink. (B/L/D)
39
Wadi Rum - Aqaba
Early risers will be rewarded with the stillness of the desert at sunrise. Later, continue south to Aqaba for a two night Special Stay. Relax in the luxurious surrounds of your hotel, step onto your balcony with sweeping Red Sea views or take a dip in the pool. (B/D)
40
Aqaba
Freechoice: Cruise and snorkel the Red Sea in search for marine life. Alternatively, you may choose a relaxing Spa treatment. The afternoon is at leisure to relax and enjoy the facilities of your resort. (B)
41
Aqaba - Dead Sea
Travel north for a two night stay at the luxurious Hilton Dead Sea Resort & Spa. Relax and enjoy the views over the Dead Sea across to Israel from your balcony. (B/L)
42
Dead Sea
Enjoy the facilities of your resort including direct access to the sea. Spoil yourself and allow the staff to slather you in the therapeutic mud. Or float in the hypersaline waters of the Dead Sea, while reading a book or the newspaper. Sundowners: Join your Tour Director at the Sky Bar and toast the end of a wonderful journey. (B/D)
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Dead Sea - Amman
Say farewell as you transfer to Amman airport taking a lifetime of wonderful memories with you. (B)
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Journey Highlights
  • 5-star hotels or lodges - Enjoy a range of luxurious 5-star hotels or lodges, or the finest available accommodation at that location on your adventure.
  • Freechoice Dining - Taste Africa's cuisine with our dining program. Enjoy a range of local specialities, fresh regional produce and the mastery of traditional cuisine.
  • Scenic Sundowners - Exclusive cocktail events in spectacular settings, where you'll cap off a wonderful day's exploration in the company of newfound friends.
  • Scenic Freechoice - Choose from a range of sightseeing activities that interest you most, from desert tours and wine tasting to cruising - they're all included.
  • Scenic Enrich - Handpicked experiences, from a mesmerising display of Zulu dancing, visit Nelson Mandela's house and visit a local community & learn about Tanzanian culture.
  • Cruising - Cruise the majestic Nile River on our exclusive private charter on board Sanctuary Sun Boat III between Luxor and Aswan, catering to just 36 guests.
  • Game Drives - Enjoy stays at the finest lodges in some of Africa's most sought after spots and look forward to game excursions in modified open top Toyota Land Cruisers.
  • The Nth Degree - We've thought about the details so you don't have to, from personal airport transfers, first-class transport and local guides. All tips and gratuities are included.
Trip Notes
  • Accommodation, itinerary and inclusions subject to change.
  • Prices are for land/cruise only. International flights not included.
Trip Inclusions
  • Smaller group sizes with a maximum of 36 guests
  • 7 exclusive Scenic Enrich experiences
  • 6 Scenic Sundowners events
  • Your choice of 14 Scenic Freechoice activities
  • 8 memorable Scenic Special Stays
  • Private concession game reserves
  • 101 meals – 42 breakfasts (B), 28 lunches and 31 dinners (D)
  • Fully escorted by handpicked Scenic Tour Directors, expert Egyptologists, local guides and safari guides
  • All internal flights
  • Porterage throughout
  • Return airport transfers
  • All tipping and gratuities
Scenic Freechoice
  • You can choose between a vast range of activities and sightseeing experiences, ensuring you only see what you want to see and do what you want to do, at a tempo that suits you.
  • From learning about life on the Nile during a visit to a Nubian village and exploring the oldest pyramids at Saqqara, to touring Cape Town's wineries and encounters with authentic Maasai warriors, there's a wealth of options, whatever your interests.
Scenic Enrich
  • Our seasoned Journey Designers have handpicked and created a range of unique experiences that will be among the highlights of your journey.
  • From your own Agatha Christie moment at an exclusive dinner on The Terrace in Aswan, to meeting the children of the Lake Nakuru orphanage in Kenya, you'll be left with amazing memories to treasure.
Trip Notes
  • Itinerary and inclusions subject to change.
  • Price is for land, cruise and specified internal flights. International flights not included.
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Sun Boat III Deck Plans
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Royal Suite
Nile Deck
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Tower Deck
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Sun Boat III Cabin Types
Luxury Cabin
Luxury Cabin   Luxury Cabin

Luxury Cabin

Luxury cabins are all beautifully appointed with old fashioned four poster beds, draped with Egyptian linens. The shutters are the traditional focal point of the cabin and are a striking design element. The warm colours of the cabin and traditional tones evoke the glamour of the 1930s.

  • Stateroom size 17m²
  • Nile views
  • Swimming pool on the Sun Deck
  • Individual CD player and LCD television with satellite and in-house movies
  • Fully air-conditioned with individual controls
  • Built-in bathtub
  • Spacious ensuite with shower and haridyer
  • A spacious wardrobe
  • A well-stocked minibar and safe deposit box
  • International telephone access is available through the reception
Presidential Suite
Presidential Suite   Presidential Suite

Presidential Suite

Indulge in this spacious, elegant suite decorated in cool calm tones that will leave you in absolute serenity. Comfort and style are reflected in all corners of the presidential suite to give a naturally astonishing look. There are two presidential suites.

  • Stateroom size 29m²
  • Nile views
  • Swimming pool on the Sun Deck
  • Individual CD player and LCD television with satellite and in-house movies
  • Fully air-conditioned with individual controls
  • Built-in bathtub
  • Spacious ensuite with shower and haridyer
  • A spacious wardrobe
  • A well-stocked minibar and safe deposit box
  • International telephone access is available through the reception
Royal Suite
Royal Suite   Royal Suite

Royal Suite

Discover the essence of tranquility and elegance during your luxury Nile cruise in our two Royal Suites. The lavish Royal Suites also boast private balconies from which to witness your magnificent surrounds.

  • Stateroom size 32m²
  • Nile views
  • Swimming pool on the Sun Deck
  • Individual CD player and LCD television with satellite and in-house movies
  • Fully air-conditioned with individual controls
  • Built-in bathtub
  • Spacious ensuite with shower and haridyer
  • A spacious wardrobe
  • A well-stocked minibar and safe deposit box
  • International telephone access is available through the reception
Sun Boat III Deck Plans
Luxury Cabin
Presidential Suite
Royal Suite
Nile Deck
Promenade Deck
Tower Deck
Sun Deck
Sun Boat III Cabin Types
Luxury Cabin
Luxury Cabin   Luxury Cabin

Luxury Cabin

Luxury cabins are all beautifully appointed with old fashioned four poster beds, draped with Egyptian linens. The shutters are the traditional focal point of the cabin and are a striking design element. The warm colours of the cabin and traditional tones evoke the glamour of the 1930s.

  • Stateroom size 17m²
  • Nile views
  • Swimming pool on the Sun Deck
  • Individual CD player and LCD television with satellite and in-house movies
  • Fully air-conditioned with individual controls
  • Built-in bathtub
  • Spacious ensuite with shower and haridyer
  • A spacious wardrobe
  • A well-stocked minibar and safe deposit box
  • International telephone access is available through the reception
Presidential Suite
Presidential Suite   Presidential Suite

Presidential Suite

Indulge in this spacious, elegant suite decorated in cool calm tones that will leave you in absolute serenity. Comfort and style are reflected in all corners of the presidential suite to give a naturally astonishing look. There are two presidential suites.

  • Stateroom size 29m²
  • Nile views
  • Swimming pool on the Sun Deck
  • Individual CD player and LCD television with satellite and in-house movies
  • Fully air-conditioned with individual controls
  • Built-in bathtub
  • Spacious ensuite with shower and haridyer
  • A spacious wardrobe
  • A well-stocked minibar and safe deposit box
  • International telephone access is available through the reception
Royal Suite
Royal Suite   Royal Suite

Royal Suite

Discover the essence of tranquility and elegance during your luxury Nile cruise in our two Royal Suites. The lavish Royal Suites also boast private balconies from which to witness your magnificent surrounds.

  • Stateroom size 32m²
  • Nile views
  • Swimming pool on the Sun Deck
  • Individual CD player and LCD television with satellite and in-house movies
  • Fully air-conditioned with individual controls
  • Built-in bathtub
  • Spacious ensuite with shower and haridyer
  • A spacious wardrobe
  • A well-stocked minibar and safe deposit box
  • International telephone access is available through the reception
Prices & Dates
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Wednesday
06 Feb 2019
Wednesday
20 Mar 2019
Sun Boat III

37,895

per person

1,101

per person

36,794

per person

Sold Out
Wednesday
06 Mar 2019
Wednesday
17 Apr 2019
Sun Boat III

37,895

per person

1,101

per person

36,794

per person

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Wednesday
06 Feb 2019
Wednesday
20 Mar 2019
Sun Boat III

44,990

per person

1,314

solo traveller

43,676

solo traveller

Sold Out
Wednesday
06 Mar 2019
Wednesday
17 Apr 2019
Sun Boat III

44,990

per person

1,314

solo traveller

43,676

solo traveller

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Wednesday
21 Aug 2019
Wednesday
02 Oct 2019
Sun Boat III

36,995

per person

1,080

per person

35,915

per person

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Wednesday
04 Sep 2019
Wednesday
16 Oct 2019
Sun Boat III

36,995

per person

1,080

per person

35,915

per person

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Wednesday
18 Sep 2019
Wednesday
30 Oct 2019
Sun Boat III

36,995

per person

1,080

per person

35,915

per person

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Wednesday
12 Feb 2020
Wednesday
25 Mar 2020
Sun Boat III

38,995

per person

1,140

per person

37,855

per person

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Wednesday
04 Mar 2020
Wednesday
15 Apr 2020
Sun Boat III

38,995

per person

1,140

per person

37,855

per person

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Wednesday
21 Aug 2019
Wednesday
02 Oct 2019
Sun Boat III

45,105

per person

1,323

solo traveller

43,782

solo traveller

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Wednesday
04 Sep 2019
Wednesday
16 Oct 2019
Sun Boat III

45,105

per person

1,323

solo traveller

43,782

solo traveller

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Wednesday
18 Sep 2019
Wednesday
30 Oct 2019
Sun Boat III

45,505

per person

1,335

solo traveller

44,170

solo traveller

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Wednesday
12 Feb 2020
Wednesday
25 Mar 2020
Sun Boat III

47,805

per person

1,404

solo traveller

46,401

solo traveller

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Wednesday
04 Mar 2020
Wednesday
15 Apr 2020
Sun Boat III

47,805

per person

1,404

solo traveller

46,401

solo traveller

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Key
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Exclusive Global Journeys Savings PLUS additional Scenic Savings available on these departures. Available offer depends on selected cabin type.
Exclusive Global Journeys Savings PLUS additional Scenic offers available on these departures, including Fly Offers, Air Credits & Additional Savings. Available offer depends on selected cabin type.
Note: Your Global Journeys consultant will check the availability of your departure date when you enquire. Additional savings may apply. We guarantee the lowest price in Australia. T&C’s apply.
Cabin Upgrades
Optional cabin upgrades. Upgrades priced per person.
Nile Deck (Luxury Cabin)  (Prices Shown) $ 0
Promenade Deck (Luxury Cabin) $ 200
Promenade Deck (Presidential Suite) $ 700
Tower Deck (Royal Suite) $ 1,000
Nile Deck (Luxury Cabin)  (Prices Shown) $ 0
Promenade Deck (Luxury Cabin) $ 300
Promenade Deck (Presidential Suite) $ 900
Tower Deck (Royal Suite) $ 1,200

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