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Egypt and Jordan Explorer

19 Tage, Cairo nach Amman



Tour auf einen Blick


Tour-Dauer

19
Tage

Startpunkt

Cairo
Ägypten

Endpunkt

Amman
Jordanien

Tour Style

Comfort

Komfort-Level

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Fitness-Level


Besuchte Länder auf dieser Tour

Jordanien Ägypten

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Die Tour

Bewundere uralte ägyptische Tempel und Ruinen, genieße ein traditionelles Abendessen bei einer einheimischen Familie, besuche ein von Planeterra unterstütztes Bibliotheks-Projekt, erkunde das antike Petra mit einem lokalen Experten, erkunde die Wüste auf einen aufregenden Allrad-Ausflug.



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    Egypt and Jordan Explorer in wenigen Worten

    Die Geheimnisse des alten Ägypten haben etwas unendlich Anziehendes an sich. Von den Ruinen über die Mumien bis zur Mythologie hinter den Pyramiden ist dies ein Trip, den kein Archäologie- oder Geschichte-Freund verpassen sollte. Diese 19-tägige Reise ist vollgepackt mit den Highlights von Ägypten und Jordanien, inklusive Besuchen von Petra, der Burg Karak, der Wüste Sahara und des Toten Meers. Wir kümmern uns um deine Flüge und sorgen dafür, dass stets komfortable Unterkünfte auf dich warten, sodass du dich zurücklehnen und dich voll auf die Wunder der Wüste konzentrieren kannst.


  • Was ist im Preis inkludiert?

    • Ankunftstransfer
    • Eintritt und geführte Besichtigung der Pyramiden von Gizeh und der Sphinx
    • Eintritt und geführte Besichtigung in der Bibliothek von Alexandria
    • Eintritt in die Katakomben und geführte Besichtigung der Pompeiussäule
    • Eintritt und geführte Besichtigung des Ägyptischen Museums
    • Flüge und geführte Besichtigung von Abu Simbel
    • Segelpartie auf einer Feluke zu einem nubischen Dorf mit einem Gemeinschafts-Spaziergang und lokalem nubischen Abendessen
    • 3-tägige Nilkreuzfahrt
    • Eintritt und geführte Besichtigungen von Kom Ombo und den Tempeln von Edfu
    • Besuch der Memnonkolosse
    • Eintritt und geführte Besichtigung von Tal der Könige und Totentempel der Hatschepsut
    • Eintritt und geführte Besichtigung im Karnak-Tempel
    • Besuche ein von Planeterra unterstütztes Gemeinschaftszentrum mit Bibliothek
    • Abendessen im Haus einer einheimischen Familie
    • Eintritt und geführte Besichtigung von Jerash
    • Besuch des Toten Meers
    • Eintritt und geführte Besichtigung der Madaba-Mosaike
    • Besichtigung des Berg Nebo
    • Eintritt und geführte Besichtigung der Burg in Kerak
    • Zwei-Tages-Eintritt und 1-tägige geführte Besichtigung in Petra
    • Kochvorführung und Abendessen in einer Gemeinde in Wadi Musa
    • Besuch von Little Petra
    • Allrad-Ausflug in der Wüste von Wadi Rum
    • Alle Transfers zwischen den Reisezielen sowie zu inbegriffenen Aktivitäten und zurück.

  • Route der Tour

    Abenteuerreise Route Egypt and Jordan Explorer

    Tag 1 Kairo

    Ankunft zu jeder Zeit möglich. Ankunftstransfer inklusive.

    Tag 2 Kairo/Alexandria (1F)

    Besichtige die Großen Pyramiden von Gizeh und die Sphinx. Du kannst auch einen Kamelritt bei den Pyramiden machen. Weiter geht es zur Übernachtung nach Alexandria.

    Tag 3 Alexandria (1F)

    Erkunde die Hafenstadt Alexandria inklusive Pompeiussäule, Katakomben und neuer Bibliothek.

    Tag 4 Kairo (1F,1A)

    Geführte Besichtigungen der Klöster von Wadi Natrun und des Ägyptische Museums, bevor du den Nachtzug nach Assuan besteigst.

    Tage 5-6 Assuan (2F,1M,2A)

    Flug nach Abu Simbel, geführte Besichtigung der berühmten Tempel. Felukenfahrt auf dem Nil zu einem nubischen Dorf, wo du ein hausgemachtes Abendessen mit den Einheimischen genießt. Du kannst auch den Assuan-Markt erkunden.

    Tag 7-8 Nilkreuzfahrt (2F,2M,2A)

    Genieße deine Fahrt auf dem Nil auf einem Kreuzfahrtboot mit geführten Besichtigungen von Kom Ombo und den Tempeln von Edfu unterwegs.

    Tage 9-10 Tal der Könige/Luxor (2F,1A)

    Besuche die Memnonkolosse und mache geführte Besichtigungen von Tal der Könige, Totentempel der Hatschepsut und Karnak-Tempel. Genieße eine einmalige Erfahrung beim Besuch eines von Planeterra unterstützen Gemeinschaftszentrums mit Bibliothek und besuche das Haus einer einheimischen Familie, wo du eine traditionelle Mahlzeit genießt. Du kannst auch den Luxor-Tempel und das Mumifizierungs- und Luxor-Museum besuchen.

    Tag 11 Kairo (1F)

    Flug nach Kairo. Der Rest des Tages ist zur freien Verfügung. Du kannst den Basar Chan el-Chalili besichtigen oder eine Tour durch das koptische Kairo machen.

    Tag 12 Kairo/Amman (1F)

    Flug nach Amman in Jordanien. Transfer zum Hotel. Am Abend lernst du deinen neuen CEO kennen.

    Tag 13 Jerash/Totes Meer (1F,1A)

    Geführte Besichtigung von Jerash, eine der größten und besterhaltenen römischen Ruinen außerhalb Italiens. Weiter geht es zum Toten Meer, wo du schwimmen gehen und Wellness-Behandlungen mit natürlichem Meersalz und -Schlamm genießen kannst.

    Tag 14 Berg Nebo/Madaba/Burg von Karak/Wadi Musa (1F)

    Besuche die antike Stadt Madaba, berühmt für ihre Mosaike und Kirchen. Lass vom Gipfel des Nebo aus deinen Blick über Israel schweifen und besuche die Kreuzfahrerburg in Karak. Übernachtung in Wadi Musa.


  • Tour Details

    Was erwartet dich?

    • Ankunftstransfer
    • Eintritt und geführte Besichtigung der Pyramiden von Gizeh und der Sphinx
    • Eintritt und geführte Besichtigung in der Bibliothek von Alexandria
    • Eintritt in die Katakomben und geführte Besichtigung der Pompeiussäule
    • Eintritt und geführte Besichtigung des Ägyptischen Museums
    • Flüge und geführte Besichtigung von Abu Simbel
    • Segelpartie auf einer Feluke zu einem nubischen Dorf mit einem Gemeinschafts-Spaziergang und lokalem nubischen Abendessen
    • 3-tägige Nilkreuzfahrt
    • Eintritt und geführte Besichtigungen von Kom Ombo und den Tempeln von Edfu
    • Besuch der Memnonkolosse
    • Eintritt und geführte Besichtigung von Tal der Könige und Totentempel der Hatschepsut
    • Eintritt und geführte Besichtigung im Karnak-Tempel
    • Besuche ein von Planeterra unterstütztes Gemeinschaftszentrum mit Bibliothek
    • Abendessen im Haus einer einheimischen Familie
    • Eintritt und geführte Besichtigung von Jerash
    • Besuch des Toten Meers
    • Eintritt und geführte Besichtigung der Madaba-Mosaike
    • Besichtigung des Berg Nebo
    • Eintritt und geführte Besichtigung der Burg in Kerak
    • Zwei-Tages-Eintritt und 1-tägige geführte Besichtigung in Petra
    • Kochvorführung und Abendessen in einer Gemeinde in Wadi Musa
    • Besuch von Little Petra
    • Allrad-Ausflug in der Wüste von Wadi Rum
    • Alle Transfers zwischen den Reisezielen sowie zu inbegriffenen Aktivitäten und zurück.

    Die Highlights auf einen Blick

    Bewundere uralte ägyptische Tempel und Ruinen, genieße ein traditionelles Abendessen bei einer einheimischen Familie, besuche ein von Planeterra unterstütztes Bibliotheks-Projekt, erkunde das antike Petra mit einem lokalen Experten, erkunde die Wüste auf einen aufregenden Allrad-Ausflug.

    Hinweise zur Tourbeschreibung

    The information in this trip details document has been compiled with care and is provided in good faith. However it is subject to change, and does not form part of the contract between the client and the operator. The itinerary featured is correct at time of printing. It may differ slightly to the one in the brochure. Occasionally our itineraries change as we make improvements that stem from past travellers, comments and our own research. Sometimes it can be a small change like adding an extra meal along the itinerary. Sometimes the change may result in us altering the tour for the coming year. Ultimately, our goal is to provide you with the most rewarding experience. Please note that our brochure is usually released in November each year. If you have booked from the previous brochure you may find there have been some changes to the itinerary. VERY IMPORTANT: Please ensure that you print a final copy of your Trip Details to review a couple of days prior to travel, in case there have been changes that affect your plans.

    Hinweise zum Ablauf der Tour

    While it is our intention to adhere to the route described below, there is a certain amount of flexibility built into the itinerary and on occasion it may be necessary, or desirable to make alterations. The itinerary is brief, as we never know exactly where our journey will take us. Due to our style of travel and the regions we visit, travel can be unpredictable. The Trip Details document is a general guide to the tour and region and any mention of specific destinations or wildlife is by no means a guarantee that they will be visited or encountered. Aboard expedition trips visits to research stations depend on final permission. Additionally, any travel times listed are approximations only and subject to vary due to local circumstances.

    Wichtige Hinweise

    1. EXCURSIONS If you arrive a day or two early in Cairo and wish to do some excursions, we recommend that you wait until you get to the joining hotel and contact our local staff for more information on available tours and excursions. Tourists are frequently over-charged for excursions bought from vendors on the street or at the airport. 2. RAMADAN Depending on the lunar cycle, Ramadan will fall between June 18th and July 17th, 2015. Please note that Ramadan is a month of fasting observed by Muslims throughout the world, during which time the followers of Islam should not eat or drink between sunrise and sunset. There may be some limitations to services and disruptions to schedules during Ramadan in Muslim areas, but generally our tours still operate effectively during this period and food is available to non-muslims throughout the day. It is very important to display increased cultural sensitivity during Ramadan. Please wear loose fitting clothes, that cover knees and shoulders, and try to avoid eating, drinking or smoking in public out of respect for those who can't at that time. 3. OVERNIGHT TRAIN The overnight train to Aswan has comfortable twin-share accommodation. The ticket includes an airline-style tray dinner and breakfast in your cabin and all bedding is provided. The journey time is approximately 12 hours. 4. CRUISE BOATS Rest assured that the quality of the cruise boats that we select for our customers is excellent, as is the service onboard. We personally select cruise boats that we have been onboard ourselves and know from first-hand experience what to expect. You too will appreciate our choice selection. 5. COMBO TRIP Please note that this trip is a combination of multiple G Adventures tours. As such, the staff and/or particular vehicles operating your tour may change between tour segments. You may also expect some group members to join or leave the tour, between tour segments. You will have different CEO's in Egypt and in Jordan. 6.EXTRAS Looking to add to your experience? Check out our Extras! Specially designed for travellers with unique interests, theme packs are optional add-ons to your G adventures trip that make your adventure more you-centric. Extras must be booked prior to departure, please see details in our optional activities field and ask you sales CEO. ASSUMPTION OF RISK Please note, an Assumption of Risk is to be signed at the time of confirming your tour.

    Chief Experience Officers?

    This G Adventures group trip is accompanied by one of our group leaders. The aim of the group leader is to take the hassle out of your travels and to help you have the best trip possible. They will provide information on the places you are travelling through, offer suggestions for things to do and see, recommend great local eating venues and introduce you to our local friends. While not being guides in the traditional sense you can expect them to have a broad general knowledge of the countries visited on the trip, including historical, cultural, religious and social aspects. We also use local guides where we think more specific knowledge will add to the enjoyment of the places we are visiting - we think it's the best of both worlds.

    Gruppengröße

    Max. 16, im Schnitt 10.

    Inkludierte Verpflegung

    18x Frühstück, 4x Mittagessen, 10x Abendessen.

    Verpflegung

    Eating is a big part of traveling. Travelling with G Adventures you experience the vast array of wonderful food that is available out in the world. Generally meals are not included in the trip price when there is a choice of eating options, to give you the maximum flexibility in deciding where, what and with whom to eat. It also gives you more budgeting flexibility, though generally food is cheap. Our groups tend to eat together to enable you to taste a larger variety of dishes and enjoy each other's company. There is no obligation to do this though. Your CEO will be able to suggest favourite restaurants during your trip. The above information applies to G Adventures group trips. For Independent trips please check the itinerary for details of meals included. For all trips please refer to the meals included and budget information for included meals and meal budgets.

    Empfohlenes Budget für Essen & Trinken

    Plane 350-400 USD für nicht inbegriffene Mahlzeiten ein.

    Transport

    Privater klimatisierter Minibus, Zug, Nil-Kreuzfahrtboot, Flug, Allrad-Fahrzeug, zu Fuß.

    Transport

    For the driving portions of this trip we will travel by air-conditioned private minivan for most of the journeys. En route to Wadi Rum and our desert camp we will travel in 4x4 vehicles.

    Lokale Flüge

    All local flights and the flight between Egypt and Jordan are included in the cost of your tour unless otherwise noted. It is important that we have your passport information at the time of booking in order to process these tickets. Internal flight tickets are issued locally and will be given to you prior to the flight departure. There is only one domestic carrier in Egypt - Egypt Air. The domestic flight maximum weight allowance for Egypt Air is 20 kg.

    Solo Trip - Für alleine Reisende

    We believe single travellers should not have to pay more to travel so our group trips are designed for shared accommodation and do not involve a single supplement. Single travellers joining group trips are paired in twin or multi-share accommodation with someone of the same sex for the duration of the trip. Some of our Independent trips are designed differently and single travellers on these itineraries must pay the single trip price.

    Unterkunft

    Komforthotels (13 Nächte), Nil-Kreuzfahrtboot (3 Nächte), Nachtzug (1 Nacht), Wüstenlodge (1 Nacht).

    Hinweise zum eigenen Zimmer

    Nacht 4; Nachtzug.

    Über Unterkünfte

    On this trip we will stay in comfortable local hotels. Rooms will be on a twin-share basis unless you have booked our My Own Room service. You can expect the rooms to have air-conditioning, private bathrooms and breakfast will be included daily. Some hotels may also have swimming pools and/or other recreational facilities. The overnight train is a modern air-conditioned sleeper train with twin-share bunk-bed compartments. There is no shower in the cabin, but each cabin does have a sink. The shared toilet is located at the end of each carriage. A basic airline-style tray meal for dinner and breakfast is included. Attendants can serve drinks in your compartment at extra cost and there is a bar car for socialising. Our Nile cruise boat is modern with many of the amenities of our comfortable hotels. Cabins are twin/double with air-conditioning and private bathrooms. Facilities on board include a large single-sitting restaurant, lounge with bar and sun deck with small pool. Often our cruise boats are referred to as "floating hotels" as the actual sailing distance covered is not great and Egyptian law requires that all boats dock overnight.

    Anreise zur 1. Unterkunft

    Mercure Le Sphinx Hotel 1 , Alexandria Desert Road, Giza, Cairo Tel.:+20(0)2 33776444 Fax. :+20(0)2 33774930

    Tipps zur Anreise

    An arrival transfer is included with your tour when you arrive on Day 1, or when you arrive up to three days prior to the tour, provided that you have booked your pre-accommodation through G Adventures at our joining hotel. Due to customer experience and quality considerations, all services related to the tour must be continuous. Please look for the G Adventures representative, who will be holding a G Adventures sign. They will meet you in the arrival hall. If your name will not be on the G Adventures sign, please ask the driver whom they are there to meet. Unfortunately there have been cases of people mis representing themselves as G Adventures representatives. Please check that your driver knows your name and the hotel you are going to. If in doubt ask them to ring their manager to confirm your transfer. If the G Adventures representative is not there at first, please wait up to 30 minutes, and then proceed to take a taxi, or call the emergency contact numbers below for further details. A taxi should cost no more than 100-120EGP (USD17-20) and you will need to bargain with the driver to get this price. There is no need to pay any other tip/payment at the end of your taxi journey even if the driver asks for one. ____________________________________ Arriving into Jordan An arrival transfer is included, please look for the G Adventures representative, who will be holding a G Adventures sign. They will meet you after you pass through customs in the arrival hall. Unfortunately there have been cases of people mis representing themselves as G Adventures representatives. For this reason we do not put individuals names on this sign. Please check that the person meeting you knows your name and the hotel you are going to. If in doubt ask them to ring their manager to confirm your transfer. If the G Adventures representative is not there at first, please wait up to 30 minutes, and then proceed to take a taxi, or call our local staff at +962 (6) 4642034 (office hours) or +962 79 5535879 (24 hours) who will assist you in getting to the start hotel.

    Probleme bei der Anreise

    We don't expect any problems and nor should you, but if for any reason you are unable to commence your trip as scheduled, as soon as possible please contact your joining hotel, requesting that you speak to or leave a message for your CEO (if you are not on a group tour please refer to the emergency contact details provided in this dossier). If you are unable to get in touch with your leader, please refer to our emergency contact details. If you have not made contact with our airport transfer representative within 30 minutes of clearing customs and immigration, we recommend that you make your own way to the joining hotel or contact our local representatives (see emergency contact details) who will assist you in reaching the joining hotel.

    Notfallkontakte

    Should you need to contact us during a situation of dire need, it is best to first call either the G Adventures Local Representative (if one is listed below) or our G Adventures Local Office. If for any reason you do not receive an immediate answer, please leave a detailed message and contact information, so they may return your call and assist you as soon as possible. AIRPORT TRANSFER  If you have purchased an arrival through G Adventures or if an arrival transfer is included in the cost of your tour, please note that: Your arrival transfer has been arranged based on flight information provided to us. If you are advised of a flight schedule change within 48 hours of your scheduled arrival time, we will do our best to rearrange your arrival transfer however we cannot guarantee this. If your arrival transfer does not arrive within 30 minutes after you have exited the arrivals area please take a taxi to your start point hotel.  EMERGENCY CONTACT NUMBERS G Adventures Local Representative (Cairo, Egypt) During office hours (Sun-Thu,10am to 6pm local time): +20 233 77 88 30 or +20 233 77 88 31 After hours Emergency number: +20 122 221 16 99 (Mohammed) G Adventures Middle East Manager Emergency number: : +20 122 221 16 99 -Mohammed (Cairo, Egypt) If your call is specifically concerning Amman Airport Transfer complications please call our local G Adventures Transfer provider directly at: +962 79 5535879 EMERGENCY CONTACT NUMBERS G Adventures Local Representative (Amman, Jordan) During office hours (Sun-Thurs 9am-5pm Local Time) : +962 (6) 4642034 or 4636944 or 4656647/8 After hours Emergency number: +962 79 553 5879 If you are unable for any reason to contact our local office, please call the numbers listed below, which will connect you directly with our 24 hour Sales team, who will happily assist you. Toll-free, North America only: 1 888 800 4100 Calls from UK: 0844 272 0000 Calls from Germany: 01805 70 90 30 00 Calls from Australia: 1 300 796 618 Calls from New Zealand: 0800 333 307 Outside North America, Australia, New Zealand, Germany and the UK: +1 416 260 0999

    Hinweis zum Endpunkt

    We are able to organise extra accommodation post-trip should you require it. Please enquire at the time of booking.

    Was packe ich ein?

    You will be on the move a lot, so our advice is to pack as lightly as possible. Your baggage should be clearly labelled and restricted to one backpack, soft compact suitcase, or sports bag (maximum 15kg) plus a daypack. Luggage limits on airlines are strictly enforced and space on vehicles is limited. Porters are not often available, so be prepared to carry your own bags. It is important to pack clothes for warm to hot days and cool evenings. A set of smart casual clothes is also advisable.

    Empfohlene Packliste

    -Weather-appropriate clothing •Light fleece top •Light windproof/waterproof jacket •Small towel and swimwear •Sun hat •Hiking boots/sturdy walking shoes •Sport sandals •Sunblock •Sunglasses •Toiletries (biodegradable) •Watch or alarm clock •Water bottle •Money belt -First-aid kit -Rehydration powder -Insect Repellent Optional Items: •Camera and film •Reading/writing material •Binoculars •Cover for backpacks •Pocketknife Documents: •Passport (with photocopies) •Travel insurance (with photocopies) •Airline tickets (with photocopies) •EUR/USD cash •Credit or debit card (see personal spending money) •G Adventures vouchers, pre-departure information and dossier •Any entry visas or vaccination certificates required

    Reinigung / Laundry

    Laundry facilities are offered by some of our hotels for a charge. There is laundry available on the ship for a fee. There will be times when you may want to or have to do your own laundry so we suggest you bring non-polluting/biodegradable soap.

    Visa

    Many nationalities including all Western European and Arab countries, USA, Australia and New Zealand are able to obtain a one-month single entry visa on arrival at Cairo International airport or at the Egyptian land border. Look for windows (marked "banks") selling these visas in the area where you line up to have your passport stamped. You need to get the visa before entering the passport line. The visa is a sticker which you need to stick into your passport before handing it to the authorities for stamping. The cost is USD25 or equivalent in EUR/GBP. All change will be given to you in Egyptian Pounds. Please note that for other nationalities it is necessary to organise your visa before you travel. It is vital that you check the conditions attached to your particular passport and make the necessary arrangements in advance. ______________________________ JORDAN: Jordan visa can be obtained on arrival at land and airport borders for most nationalities for a fee of 40 JOD. While most travellers are not required to obtain their visa in advance, there are exceptions and you must check the requirements of your particular passport. While we provide this information in good faith, your visa is your responsibility. If you are departing Jordan by Air, then no departure tax is required as it is already included on the air ticket. If you are departing Jordan by land then you will be required to pay an 8 JOD departure tax . All countries require a valid passport (with a minimum 6 months validity). Contact your local embassy, or consulate for the most up-to-date visa requirements, or see your travel agent. It is your own responsibility to have the correct travel documentation. Visa requirements for your trip will vary depending on where you are from and where you are going. We keep the following information up to date as far as possible, but rules do change and sometimes without warning. While we provide the following information in good faith, it is vital that you check yourself and understand that you are fully responsible for your own visa requirements.

    Are you that kind of guy/girl? Zusätzliche Trip-Infos

    REGIONAL INFORMATION Egypt Important Note on US Dollars: US Dollars that are series 1996 or earlier are not accepted and very difficult to change in regions of North, East and Southern Africa, as there are a lot of forgeries in circulation. Climate The winter months are from October to March and are characterized by cold nights and pleasant days. Summer is from April to September and is characterized by an increasing dry heat and dust. It rains generally only in short bursts in the period from the beginning of November until March. Local Currency The official unit of currency in Egypt is the Egyptian pound (EGP). Electricity Egypt uses 220V, 50Hz and plugs are two-pronged rounded. Language Arabic (in Egyptian dialect) is the official language of Egypt. __________________________ Jordan Official Languages: Arabic, English (secondary to Arabic) Religions: Muslim 94%, Christian 5% Time Zone: GMT +2 | US EST +7 Electricity: 220 Volts, 50 AC Currency: Jordanian Dinar (JOD) International Dialing Code: 00962 Climate: The climate depends on which part of the country you are in, as altitude ranges from 400m (1312ft) below average sea level at the Dead Sea, to 1850m above sea level at the Al-Shirah mountains. June to September are the hottest months of the year where temperature rises to about 32C (89.6F). The period between December and March is the coolest. Snowfall often occurs and temperatures stay around 15C (59F) during the day. __________________________________ Ramadan: Depending on the lunar cycles, Ramadan changes yearly. Please note that Ramadan is a month of fasting observed by Muslims throughout the world, during which time the followers of Islam should not eat or drink between sunrise and sunset. There may be some limitations to services and disruptions to schedules during Ramadan, but generally our tours still operate effectively during this period and food is available to non-muslims throughout the day.

    Weitere Ausgaben

    Every traveller is different and therefore spending money requirements will vary. Some travellers may drink more than others while other travellers like to purchase more souvenirs than most. Please consider your own spending habits when it comes to allowing for drinks, shopping and tipping. Please also remember the following specific recommendations when planning your trip.

    Geld wechseln

    The currency used in Egypt is the Egyptian Pound (EGP). The currency in Jordan is the Jordanian Dinar (JOD). ATMs are found within main cities in Egypt and will generally accept cards on the Visa and Mastercard networks. It is a great idea to travel with both a Visa and Mastercard if at all possible as while there is no hard and fast rule, some banks seem to only work with one brand of card. Please note, your bank will change a fee for overseas withdrawals. Cash is recommended for times when ATMs are not accessible. Euros, British Pounds and US Dollars are all easy to exchange to the Local currency. Please note that you should bring some cash with you for emergency situations but carrying only cash is a high safety risk. ATM card/s and some cash is the ideal mix. _____________________________________ Jordan ATMs are found widely in principal cities in Jordan and will generally accept cards on the Visa and Mastercard networks. A credit card is the safest way to carry money and most larger restaurants and stores accept them. While ATMs are widely available in major cities, there are no guarantees that your credit or debit cards will actually work in the Middle East. Check with your bank before travelling. You should be aware that to purchase products or services on a credit card a fee of 5%-10% usually applies. Do not rely on credit or debit cards as your only source of money. Cash advances can also be made with some banks. Cash is recommended for times when ATMs are not accessible, but carrying only cash is a high safety risk. A combination of cash and cards is best. Euros, British Pounds and US Dollars are all easy to exchange to local currency. Travellers cheques can be tricky to exchange and we do not recommend that you bring them as your primary source of funds, although in large cities you can exchange them in some 5-star hotels and banks but this takes time and incurs a fee. Thomas Cook or American Express travellers cheques in US currency are the easiest to exchange. Always take more rather than less, as you don't want to spoil the trip by constantly feeling short of funds. The currency in Jordan is the Jordanian Dinar (JOD). If you are bringing US Dollars, please make sure that the notes are new and in good condition. Notes older than 1996, or with any tears or blemishes may not be accepted. Be fussy with your bank when buying cash! As currency exchange rates can fluctuate often we ask that you refer to the following website for daily exchange rates: www.xe.com

    Departure Tax

    Departure tax is usually included in your air tickets in Egyot. In Jordan, 8 JOD departure tax for all nationalities upon to be paid in cash if departing overland.

    Trinkgeld

    Tipping ( Baksheesh ) Tipping (also widely refered to by its Arabic term as “baksheesh”) is a way of life in the Middle East. Locals themselves will usually tip anyone who provides them with services. In many cases, people depend on the tips they receive to supplement the incredibly low salary and wages of the Middle East region. While on tour in the Middle East, it is customary and even expected to tip small service providers such as restaurant and bar waiters, hotel staff, reception, cleaning personnel, bell boys, taxis and van drivers. Tips are regarded as an essential means of supplementing income for those working in the tourism industry. In order to make things as easy as possible, and avoid embarrassing situations, G Adventures has developed a tipping Kitty system where your CEO will collect a contribution from everybody on tour and use this kitty to tip anybody who has provided services to the group as a whole. The CEO will keep an accurate account of what was spent and any money left over, will be handed back to the group. If at any time, you felt that any service provider failed in maintaining or delivering good service, please bring it immediately to the attention of your CEO, so a deduction of tips can take place. A guideline for tipping is about $5-10 USD per day, depending on the quality of the service (this does not include your G Adventures CEO). On Day 1 of your tour, your CEO will be able to advise on the amount required from everybody to form the tipping kitty for your trip. This should be paid to the CEO in day 1 of the tour. You can pay in USD or the equivalent Egyptian pound (preferably Egyptian pounds). The CEO will be able to advise you on the exchange rate and the total required in either currency. Also at the end of your trip if you felt that your G Adventures CEO did an outstanding job, tipping is also expected and appreciated. The precise amount is entirely a personal preference, however 20-25 USD per person per week can be used as a general guideline.

    Weitere mögliche Aktivitäten vor Ort

    CUSTOMIZE YOUR ADVENTURE Our trip designers work very hard to assemble the life-altering experiences that fill this adventure. That said, our travellers are a diverse group driven by all sorts of different tastes, motivations and interests. What’s a trip designer to do? The solution? Theme Packs! Specially designed for travellers with unique interests, theme packs are optional add-ons to your G adventures trip that make your adventure more you-centric. Theme Packs must be booked prior to departure. Theme Packs available on this trip: VALLEY OF THE KINGS HOT AIR BALLOON RIDE When travelling, perspective is everything. Get a god’s-eye view of ancient civilizations and rugged lanscapes with this unique balloon-based tour. Valley of the Kings Balloon Ride Luxor, 1-hour Glide over the tombs and monuments of ancient Egypt aboard a hot air balloon. The wind dictates where you go and what you see, so no trip is ever the same. Optional activity prices are subject to change and can fluctuate in relation to the high/low season and the number of people on a specific excursion. Not all excursions listed here may be available, due to season, or weather conditions. As generally not a lot of time is spent in start/end cities, you may want to arrange to arrive early, or stay longer after the trip in order to allow sufficient time to participate in optional activities there. It is best to pay for all activities in local currency. We have listed USD here only to give you a better comparative idea of prices, relative to the local currency. Cairo Saqqara & Memphis Including guided tour by CEO, private air-conditioned transport, entrance fees and tipping 1 client: 600 EGP /86 USD 2 -4 clients: 430 EGP per person/61 USD 5-8 clients: 370 EGP per person/53 USD 9-15 clients: 350 EGP per person/50 USD Islamic Cairo ( Sultan Hassan Mosque, Citadel & Khan El Khlaili Bazzars) Including guided tour by CEO, private air-conditioned transport, entrance fees and tipping 1 client: 590 EGP /84 USD 2 -4 clients: 415 EGP per person/59 USD 5-8 clients: 360 EGP per person/51 USD 9-15 clients: 285 EGP per person/48 USD Coptic Cairo ( Hanging Church, Abu Serga and Synagogue ) Including guided tour by CEO, private air-conditioned transport, entrance fees and tipping 1 client: 470 EGP /67 USD 2 -4 clients: 275 EGP per person/39 USD 5-8 clients: 220 EGP per person/31 USD 9-15 clients: 200 EGP per person/28 USD Islamic Cairo & Coptic Cairo ( Sultan Hassan Mosque, Citadel , Khan El Khlaili Bazzars Hanging Church, Abu Serga and Synagogue) Including guided tour by CEO, private air-conditioned transport, entrance fees and tipping 1 client: 770 EGP /110 USD 2 -4 clients: 470 EGP per person/67 USD 5-8 clients: 415 EGP per person/59 USD 9-15 clients: 370 EGP per person/53 USD Dahshur and Maidum Including guided tour by CEO, private air-conditioned transport, entrance fees and tipping 1 client: 770 EGP /110 USD 2 -4 clients: 470 EGP per person/67 USD 5-8 clients: 415 EGP per person/59 USD 9-15 clients: 370 EGP per person/53 USD Sound and Light Show at the Pyramids Including Representative , private a


  • Warum G Adventures?



    Warum Abenteuerreisen?

    Erlebnis- und Abenteuerreisen sind mehr als nur ein Urlaub. Sie sind eine Chance, deine Welt besser kennenzulernen, indem du den Menschen, Orten und Dingen, die sie so besonders machen, wirklich nahekommst ohne auf die Flexibilität einer selbst organisierten Reise zu verzichten. Dies ist dein Planet. Komm und lerne ihn kennen!

    Warum Kleingruppen?

    In einer kleinen Gruppe kann man die Welt besser entdecken als alleine oder bei einer großen Busreise. Kleingruppen bieten Sicherheit, Zugänglichkeit, Kameradschaft und eine stärkere Verbundenheit mit deinem Reiseziel als bei jeder anderen Art des Reisens.

    Warum G Adventures?

    G Adventures ist seit über 20 Jahren Experte für Abententeuersreisen in kleinen Gruppen. Das haben sie geschafft, indem sie den Reisenden zuhören und ihnen genau das bieten, was sie suchen: großartige Reisen an großartigen Orten mit großartigen Menschen zu leistbaren Preisen.



    G Adventures Gründer Bruce Poon Tip

    G Adventures meets Vamadu

    G Adventures wurde bereits 1990 von Bruce Poon Tip gegründet. Als Backpacker mit Herz & Seele, waren sein einziges Startkapital zwei Kreditkarten und das brennende Verlangen, eine authentische, nachhaltige Reiseerfahrung anzubieten, wie die Welt sie noch nicht gesehen hatte. Indem er abenteuerlustigen Individualreisenden eine Alternative zu den üblichen Touristenhotels, Kreuzfahrten und Busreisen anbot, veränderte er nicht nur die Art, wie Menschen ihren Urlaub betrachten, sondern auch das Angesicht des Reisens für immer. Das einzige, was sich in den letzten 25 Jahren nicht verändert hat, ist der tief verwurzelte Glaube an deren Grundwerte, die das Leben und G Adventure bis heute bestimmen.


    Wir Vamadu-Gründer möchten genau diese Art von nachhaltigem, unabhängigem Tourismus für Individualreisende & Backpacker fördern und freuen uns, dass G Adventures somit selbst Teil der Vamadu Story wird!