Egypt & Jordan

Destination: Great Sphinx of Giza, Egypt

Discover the ancient wonders of Israel, Oman & Iran

Two countries, countless treasures. Follow in the footsteps of explorers, mighty pharaohs and biblical prophets.

In the ancient lands of kings and queens time seems to stop. As the legends of Egypt envelop you, you'll be humbled, awed and enlightened. We'll take you on a handcrafted, unique and remarkable journey, from the enigmatic Sphinx to the majestic Nile. The intriguing Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan melds the footprints of civilisations past and present with desert landscapes, rose-red canyons and the hypersaline Dead Sea.

Our tours have no more than 36 guests, so you'll enjoy a more intimate travel experience and gain a deeper, richer understanding of these extraordinary ancient lands. When on the road you'll be travelling in style, each and every mode of transport has been carefully selected and is of the highest available standard.

Every detail taken care of

From the majesty of the pyramids to the unrivalled beauty of the Treasury at Petra, from the Dead Sea to the tip of Africa, the very best of this remarkable region is yours to discover.

You can look forward to enjoying Scenic's trademark brand of luxury. You'll be greeted personally at the airport and our experienced Tour Directors will be with you every step of the way, including on board your Nile cruise. Your tour includes all internal flights in your itinerary plus all tipping and gratuities.

Offers for 2020 Egypt & Jordan Tours

  • Air Credit - Save up to $3,000 per couple
    Book any journey of 20 days or longer to receive an Air Credit of up to $3,000 per couple*.
  • Solo Traveller Savings
    Solo travellers save up to $1,000 off the single supplement in selected categories on the Nile Cruise*.
  • Air Credit - Save up to $2,000 per couple
    Book any journey of less than 14 days and receive an Air Credit of up to $2,000 per couple*.
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Indulgent Experiences

We've combined ease of luxury travel with a selection of journeys that offer insight into the culture, landscape and history of Egypt, Jordan and Africa.
  • Luxuriously Appointed Suites
    Enjoy your queen-size Scenic Slumber Bed, pillow menu, luxurious bath products, Wi-Fi internet and Mac mini info-tainment system.
  • Scenic Sun Lounges
    Our all-weather private balconies ensure you won’t miss a minute of the sublime scenery. The world opens up at the touch of a button.
  • Scenic Freechoice
    Choose from a range of sightseeing activities that interest you most, from guided tours, museum visits to wine tasting - they’re all included.
  • Scenic Enrich
    Handpicked experiences, from exclusive private concerts in magical surrounds, to specially arranged meals where you can enjoy the warm hospitality of the locals.
  • Scenic Tailormade
    With our Scenic Tailormade App, you can step away from your group and do some exploring of your own, before guiding you safely back to your Scenic Space-Ship.
  • All-Inclusive Wellness
    On board your luxurious Scenic Space-Ship, you will have access to a range of health and wellness amenities at the dedicated wellness centre.
  • Up to Five Dining Options
    From casual dining at River Café, to a six course dégustation menu at Table La Rive. Enjoy everything we offer on board including a range of entertainment.
  • Unlimited Complimentary Beverages
    Choose from our extensive bar menu with a drink or every occasion or enjoy your complimentary in-suite mini bar and try out our in-suite room service.
  • Butler Service
    Enjoy a nightly turndown service, shoe-shining or have your salon appointments organised, with hair, massage and beauty treatments^ available.
  • 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.

Experience the wonders of Egypt & Jordan

There is quite simply nothing more liberating or wonder-inducing than choice, and you'll be encouraged to take full advantage.

Whether you want a relaxed pace or you want to fit in as much as possible, Freechoice offers a diverse range of sightseeing and activities for you to choose from. And of course, they're all included.

To truly get under the skin of any land, or any people, it's not enough to merely visit the sights, or marvel at the attractions, however wondrous they may be. With Scenic Enrich you'll enjoy special curated experiences that help you discover the wonder in these magnificent lands.

  • Royal Automobile Museum
    Enrich your visit in Amman with a private visit to the Royal Automobile Museum. Take your time and explore the extensive private collection of the Royal Family.
  • The Terrace
    Watch the sun set and picture yourself as Agatha Christie, pen in hand, as you sample delicious Mediterranean cuisine during a private Enrich dinner at The Terrace.
  • Nile Cruise
    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.
  • Amboseli National Reserve
    Visit a traditional Maasai village and learn about this complex and proudly independent culture and their close association with the wild animals.
  • Aqaba
    Choose your adventure, today you can cruise and snorkel the Red Sea or ride the glass bottom boat. Alternatively, you may choose a relaxing Spa treatment.
  • Nile Cruise
    Today you can choose to visit a traditional Nubian village or take a motorboat to the upper reaches of the Nile. Alternatively, discover the vibrant botanical gardens.

Destinations along the Nile and beyond

  • Egypt
    Discover countless ancient treasures, from the magnificent temples of Abu Simbel to the Valley of the Kings and the Temple of Hathor at Dendera, and step into the wonder of ancient times.
  • Jordan
    From the Dead Sea, the lowest point on Earth, and the Red Sea, to the rose-coloured canyon of Petra and the desertscapes of Wadi Rum, each day promises a new dawn of discovery.
  • South Africa & Victoria Falls
    Discover beautiful Cape Town before tracking the ‘Big Five’ – lion, leopard, elephant, rhino and buffalo – of Kruger National Park and stand in awe before majestic Victoria Falls.
  • Kenya & Tanzania
    The Africa of your imagination exists. Marvel at the diversity of wildlife in the great game parks and gaze at the snow-capped peak of Mt. Kilimanjaro, Africa’s highest mountain.

Unforgettable accommodation

The wonder of travelling with Scenic isn’t simply about visiting incredible sites and awe-inspiring locations. It inhabits every aspect of your journey, from the places you stay, to the fellowship you experience along the way.

There's nothing like checking into a spectacular hotel where you can relax and recharge after a busy day exploring. All our luxury properties have been specifically chosen to let you thoroughly enjoy each destination.

We've also handpicked a selection of extra-special hotels, aptly named Scenic Special Stays. These are hotels of outstanding quality and character, such as magnificent historical palaces with pinch-yourself views.

Look for the Special Stays symbol on your itinerary indicating the locations of these outstanding properties.

  • Mena House Hotel - Giza, Egypt
    The hotel is nestled in the shadows of the Great Pyramids of Giza, with magnificent views from the comfort of your Premier Pyramid View Room. Featuring antiques, handcrafted furniture and original works of art.
  • Sofitel Winter Palace - Luxor, Egypt
    This opulent hotel is perched on the Nile River amid luxuriant tropical gardens and ancient temples. Once a winter retreat for the Egyptian royal family, Agatha Christie wrote her famed 1937 novel Death on the Nile here.
  • Sofitel Legend Old Cataract - Aswan, Egypt
    Rising grandly from a pink granite shelf at the edge of the Nubian Desert, this stylish property features sophisticated interiors, Moorish arches, Persian carpets and hand-carved furnishings.
  • The Victoria Falls Hotel - Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
    The Victoria Falls Hotel overlooks the famous falls. The Edwardian-style hotel, built in 1904, has been splendidly redecorated to combine its traditional majesty with modern sophistication.
  • Kempinski Hotel Aqaba Red Sea - Aqaba, Jordan
    This luxurious Aqaba hotel is situated on the white sandy beach of the Red Sea. The seaview rooms are bright and generous in both size and amenities.
  • Sun City Camp - Wadi Rum, Jordan
    Sleep under starry desert skies in air-conditioned ‘Martian’ geodomes, a haven of luxury with private en-suite and clear viewing panels, your window to the desert.

Luxury Cruising

Since the days of the pharaohs, Egyptians have been cruising the Nile. It’s an experience you’ll never forget.

We don't want you to miss a minute of the fascinating scenery as you cruise the majestic Nile on our exclusive private charter. Catering to just 36 guests, every cabin is tastefully appointed and features a window onto the world for every guest.

Sanctuary Sun Boat III

This intimate boutique ship evokes the heyday of Egypt's past, with exquisite spaces, from the Copper Tray fine-dining restaurant to the Sahara and H. Carter lounges. Relax on the Sun Deck with swimming pool or the lower shaded deck and watch life on the river pass by.

You'll be treated to first-class dining and beverages included with lunch and dinner, be entertained by a belly dancer, whirling dervishes and dress the part for a colourful Galabeyya party.

4 Night Cruise

The itinerary will take you from Luxor to Aswan, from the architectural marvels of the Valley of the Kings to off-the-beaten-path sights such as the Temple of Hathor at Dendera.

Explore Egypt's famous monuments with the resident expert Egyptologist while your Tour Director will be on hand to assist during your cruise.

The Suites

Throughout your journey, you'll stay in the most luxurious accommodation. All our luxury properties have been specifically chosen to let you enjoy each destination. We've also handpicked a selection of extra-special hotels, named Scenic Special Stays.

From the contemporary luxury Red Sea resort, the Anantara Al Jabal Al Akhdar Resort in Oman, to the spacious surrounds of the Kempinski Ishtar Dead Sea Resort & Spa, you'll be enchanted from porter to pillow.

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