TOUR EXTENSIONS • Cairo & Egypt Nile Cruise • Jerusalem & Nazareth
THE ROYAL TOUR OF JORDAN 9 Days • Departures Every Saturday to April 2014
Tour Features • • • •
5 Nights hotel in Amman 2 Nights hotel in Petra Breakfast Daily Guided tours in Amman, Jerash, Ajlun, the Dead Sea, Madaba, Mt. Nebo, Kerak, Petra; including entrance fees • Luggage handling and service charges • SLT guaranteed tour performance warranty • SLT $1 Million Liability Insurance Coverage Jerash, Jordan
Day 01 (Sat) JFK / Amman Evening departure from the U.S. to Amman by Wide body jet. Dinner, breakfast and snacks are served on board your flight. Day 02 (Sun) Amman Arrival at the Queen Alia International Airport in Amman, where you will be met by our representative, assisted through customs and formalities and escorted to your hotel. Day 03 (Mon) Amman A morning city tour of Amman, visiting the Roman Theater, the Citadel, the Archeology and Folklore Museums, old and modern Amman, and one of many art galleries in this capital city. Afternoon at leisure. Tonight we will take a tour to Kan Zaman Village dinner & entertainment at Tawaheen-Al-Hawa Restaurant. (B,D) Day 04 (Tue) Dead Sea / Pella / Umm Qais After breakfast we proceed to the Dead Sea for a swim in the salty mineral waters of this lowest spot on earth. Here you will experience the ultimate sensation of trying to swim, while you can actually only float. After some free time at the Dead Sea, we will continue to Pella, another city of the Decapolis, in the Jordan Valley. Most of the visible structures date from the Roman, Byzantine and Islamic periods (2nd to 14th Centuries A.D.) and there is ample evidence of human occupation during the earlier Hellenistic, Persian, Iron, Bronze, Chalcolithic, Neolithic and Paleolithic periods. Then proceed to Umm Qais (or Gadara of Antiquity). Gadara commands a magnificent view over the northern Jordan Valley, the Sea of Galilee (Lake Tiberias), the Yarmouk River gorge and the Golan Heights. In the evening we return to the hotel in Amman for overnight. (B) Day 05 (Wed) Amman / Jerash / Ajlun Breakfast at the hotel. In the morning, enjoy a panoramic tour of Amman, the capital of the Hashemite Kingdom. Often referred to as the “White City” because of the white stone used to build houses, Amman offers a contrast between oriental and cosmopolitan. Then proceed to the north of Amman, for a 45-minute drive to the best-preserved example of Roman civilization, the city of Jerash. Jerash, part of the Decapolis (the ten big Roman cities of the East) has been called the “Pompeii of the East” for its unique state of preservation. The city features theaters, churches, temples (Zeus and Artemis), a Nymphaeum and colonnaded streets. After the visit, proceed to the Saracen Castle at Ajlun. This 12th Century castle was built by Salaadin in his successful campaign to drive the Crusaders from Jordan in 1189 and is an outstanding example of Arab/Islamic military architecture. Late afternoon, return to your hotel in Amman for overnight. (B) Day 06 (Thu) Madaba / Mt. Nebo / Kerak / Petra After breakfast depart for Petra via the Kings' Road. En route, visit the mosaic city of Madaba, where the oldest map of the Holy Land exists on the floor of Saint George's Church. Madaba features many famous mosaics that exist in public and private buildings. Then a short drive will bring us to Mt. Nebo, the alleged burial site of Moses, overlooking the Jordan Valley and the Dead Sea. Here Franciscans have built a structure that protects a 4th and 6th Century Byzantine church. After visiting this site, we continue on via the scenic canyons of Wadi Mujib (Arnon’s Valley in the Bible) to the Crusader Castle at Kerak. This 12th Century hilltop fortress features galleries, towers, chapels and ramparts that recall the gallantry of the Crusaders themselves. Then proceed to Petra and check in to your hotel. (B)
Hotels used on this program or similar Value
San Rock Hotel
ALL RATES ARE LAND ONLY PER PERSON IN DOUBLE OR TRIPLE OCCUPANCY. AIR FARE $700 TO $1400 AVAILABLE FROM JFK AND OTHER U.S GATEWAYS BASED ON SEASONALITY. OPTIONAL DAILY LUNCH AT SELECT RESTAURANTS WHILE TOURING $180 PER PERSON. *$100 SEASONAL SUPPLEMENT APPLY JAN/FEB. $200 SEASONAL SUPPLEMENT APPLY MARCH 01 - JUNE 01, SEPTEMBER 01- NOVEMBER 31, DECEMBER 20 - 31.
Day 08 (Sat) Petra / Wadi Rum / Amman Visit the Wadi Rum Desert (a short ride in 4x4 vehicle) and its awesome moonlike landscape, where the film “Lawrence of Arabia” was shot. Time permitting we may have a short visit to Aqaba. Return to Amman on the Desert Highway. Overnight in Amman. (B) Day 09 (Sun) Amman / JFK Morning bid farewell to this ancient city as you are escorted to Amman Airport in time for your return flight to the U.S. (B) Petra, Jordan
4 Day Jerusalem including Nazareth Extension Itinerary Day 01 (Sun) Day 02 (Mon) Day 03 (Tue) Day 04 (Wed)
Transfer via Allenby Bridge to your hotel in Jerusalem Full Day touring all Christian Shrines in Jerusalem & Bethlehem Full Day tour to Tiberias; Galilee; Capernam and Nazareth Transfer Jerusalem to Tel Aviv airport
Jerusalem & Nazareth Extension Hotel Park Dan Panorama $899 $1199 Single Room Supplement: Value $320 Luxury $480 Minimum two persons to operate. Xmas & Easter Supplement $100
4 NIGHT NILE CRUISE Itinerary Day 01 (Fri) Day 02 (Sat) Day 03 (Sun) Day 04 (Mon) Day 05 (Tue) Day 06 (Wed)
Fly to Cairo Arrive Luxor via Cairo. Transfer to ship docked in Luxor.(D) Start 4-Night Nile Cruise* LUXOR to ESNA (BLD) Cruise* ESNA to EDFU guided visits to Edfu Temple. (BLD) Cruise* KOM OMBO / ASWAN visit Temple of Philae, the High Dam (BLD) Transfer to Aswan Airport airport for flight to Cairo. Transfer to hotel. Optional visit the temples of Abu Simbel. (B) Day 07 (Thur) Optional Full Day tour Egyptian Museum (BL) Day 08 (Fri) Optional Full Day Cairo tour visiting the Pyramids of Giza and the Sphinx. (BL) Day 09 (Sat) Enjoy a day free at leisure for shopping in Cairo Day 10-17 (Sun -Sun) Royal Tour of Jordan Day 17 (Mon) Transfer to Amman Airport for flight to JFK on Egypt Air via Cairo Notes Rates are per person based on double. Air Fare includes airport Taxes; fuel surcharges and sec. fees. * All shore excursions during the Nile cruise are optional at $299. See Hotels and Optional Tours on page 3. For detailed itineraries and further information: JordanHotDeals.com click Jordan and Eternal Egypt Tour.
Day 07 (Fri) Petra After breakfast, depart on a full day tour of Petra. Once the ancient Nabatean capital, this city has a lot to tell. The visit starts at the visitors center, where we are assigned a Bedouin guided horse for the journey to the entrance of the lost city. After passing some tombs that are located outside the city, we will pass through the Siq-an immense crack in the Nubian sandstone. It is a winding, one-kilometer-long fissure between overhanging cliffs that seem to meet more than 300 feet overhead. Near the end of the passage, the Siq, we will make one last turn and out of the gloom into a towering brightness, where Petra’s most impressive monument, el Khazneh - “The Treasury”, stands. This most elegant remains of antiquity is carved out of solid rock; and is nearly 140 feet high and 90 feet wide. The Victorian traveler and poet, Dean Burgon, gave Petra a description which holds to this day: “Match me such a marvel save in Eastern clime, a rose-red city half as old as time.” (B)
Jordan with Eternal Egypt Nile Package with Air From JFK Season First Deluxe JANUARY 4 to MAY 19 $3,614 $4,630 * MAY 20 - JULY 31 $4,089 $4,980 * AUGUST $3,614 $4,630 SEPT - DEC 13 $3,729 $4,730 * DECEMBER 14 - JAN 3 $4,129 $5,130 * Single room / cabin supplement: Value $600 Luxury $800 *$100 seasonal land supplement: Jan/Feb. *$200 Seasonal land supplements: March 01 - June 01, September 01- November 31, December 20 - 31.
JORDAN & EGYPT GRAND NILE C R U I S E 17 Days • Jordan and Egypt • From $3,351 Including Air Departures Every Friday to April 2014
Tour Features • Round trip air from New York, JFK on Egypt Air • All Intra Egypt and Jordan Domestic Flights • 7-Night Grand Nile Cruise aboard First Class MS Crocodilo or Deluxe MS Carnival • 1 Night hotel accommodation in Cairo First Class Osasis or Deluxe Pyramids Park • The Royal Tour of Jordan as featured on page 2 • Services of Sunny Land local representatives • SLT guaranteed tour performance warranty • SLT $1 Million Liability Insurance Coverage DAY 1 FRI • USA to CAIRO, EGYPT Overnight non-stop flight from JFK to Cairo on Egyptair. In-flight meals are served. DAY 2 SAT • CAIRO / LUXOR /NILE CRUISE Arrive in Cairo, connecting flight to Luxor. On arrival in Luxor, transfer to your Nile Cruise boat. CRUISE BEGINS! Tonight your tour guide will hold an information meeting to walk you through the program. You will spend the night aboard the ship docked in Luxor. (D). DAY 3 SUN • CRUISE: LUXOR to ESNA Free day in Luxor, with optional visits** to Luxor and Karnak Temples, Thebes and Valley of Kings and Valley of the Queens and Collossi of Memnon. Later return to the boat to wind down. We will start sailing to Esna this afternoon. In Esna you will pass through the locks on the River Nile, a fun and small scale canal-crossing experience. Tonight we will dock in Esna for overnight. Lunch and dinner aboard select cruise boat. (B-L-D) DAY 4 MON • CRUISE: ESNA to EDFU to KOM OMBO As you are having breakfast aboard the boat, you will sail up the Nile to Edfu. Upon arrival in Edfu, if you purchased our Optional Excursions package** you will have guided visits to Edfu Temple. We will continue our cruise up the Nile to Kom Ombo, and if you purchased our Optional Excursions package** guided visits in Komombo are included. Lunch & dinner are aboard the boat. (B-L-D) DAY 5 TUE • CRUISE: KOM OMBO to ASWAN As you are having breakfast aboard the boat, you will sail up the Nile to Aswan, one of the prettiest towns on the Nile. Upon arrival in Aswan, you can stay and relax on the boat, or if you purchased our Optional Excursions package** you will have a full day excursion which includes a Felucca Sailing on the Nile River and later visits Temple of Philae, the High Dam, and the Unfinished Obelisk site. Lunch & dinner are aboard the boat. (B-L-D)
OPTIONS IN EGYPT Optional Abu Simbel: $299 Optional Cruise Shore Excursions: $299 3 Day Cairo Extension: First Class: $199 Deluxe: $299 Single Supp: 50% Full Day Alexandria with lunch: $180 Sound & Light at Pyramids $75 Sound & Light Luxor Temples $50 Floating Restaurant Nile Dinner $50 Full Day Cairo Museum/Pyramids w/ lunch or Full Day Giza; Memphis; Sakkara $120 Upgrade to Suite (7 night cruise): First Class: $400 Deluxe Class: $600 Upgrade to Suite (4 night cruise): First Class: $200 Deluxe Class: $400
DAY 6 WED • CRUISE: ASWAN (optional) -fly to- ABU SIMBEL -then fly to- ASWAN Arrive in Aswan. Today you might choose to enjoy an optional excursion to the most impressive Abu Simbel ($299) including flights. In the afternoon, enjoy an optional shore excursion in beautiful Aswan. Lunch, and dinner on board. (B-L-D) Note: Passengers who book the optional Abu Simbel excursion ($299) will fly to Abu Simbel - to visit the two temples built by Ramses II as a high-architect before he became Pharaoh. The 100 foot high Great Temple is world famous, and features 4 statues of Ramses II and his wife Queen Nefertari, each 65 foot high. Next to the Great Temple is the temple dedicated to Queen Nefertari. Both temples were originally carved in a mountain. In 1965 they were moved 600 feet and raised 65 feet, thanks to an international project to save them from the flooding caused by the construction of the High Dam. Upon completion of the optional excursion, you will fly to Aswan. (B-L-D) DAY 7 THUR • KOM OMBO / EDFU / ESNA As you have your breakfast we will sail to Edfu. Later in the afternoon we will sail to Esna, where the boat will dock for overnight. (B-L-D) DAY 8 FRI • CRUISE: EDFU & ESNA This morning we will cross the locks on the Nile in Esna providing a fun and small scale canal-crossing experience. We will continue to sail north to Luxor. (B-L-D) DAYS 9 SAT • CUISE ENDS - Fly to Cairo After breakfast, disembark and transfer to the airport for your flight to Cairo. Transfer to your hotel in Cairo. Enjoy an optional excursion in Cairo, visiting the Giza Pyramids, the Sphinx, the Egyptian Museum, and the Old City. (B) Wadi Rum , Jordan DAY 10 - 17 SUN - SUN • Fly to Jordan to join the Royal Tour! Transfer to the airport for your flight from Cairo to Amman, Jordan. Royal Tour of Jordan itinerary details on Page 2. DAY 17 SUN • AMMAN / CAIRO / JFK Morning bid farewell to this ancient city as you are escorted to Amman Airport in time for your return flight to the U.S. via Cairo, Egypt. (B)
Jordan with Egypt Grand Nile Package with Air From JFK Season First Deluxe JANUARY 4 to MAY 19 $3,351 $4,368 * MAY 20 - JULY 31 $3,889 $4,880 * AUGUST $3,351 $4,368 SEPT - DEC 13 $3,504 $4,480 * DECEMBER 14 - JAN 3 $3,889 $4,880 *
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Single room / cabin supplement: Value $600 Luxury $800 *$100 seasonal land supplement: Jan/Feb. *$200 Seasonal land supplements: March 01 - June 01, September 01- November 31, December 20 - 31.
Minimum 2 passengers required for this tour. All rates are per person in double or triple occupancy. Rates include all airport Taxes, fuel surcharges and security fees. Private transfer charges for other flight arrivals is $25 per person each way in Cairo. Other gateways available, please call 1.800.783.7839 for add on rates.
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GRAND NILE CRUISE - EGYPT
A DREAm VACATION IN JORDAN Dear Friends, With great pride we invite you to come and explore the treasures of The Kingdom of Jordan. A land of mesmerizing beauty and contrasts, the Jordan Valley, fertile, ever changing, to the remote desert canyons, is immense and still. We welcome you to witness magnificent desert castles, bathe in the restful waters of the Dead Sea and experience the splendor that has dazzled travelers for centuries. Jordan has never been this exciting. Since 1964 my company has operated tours to various destinations worldwide, with over one hundred thousand satisfied clients. We plan, develop, and operate our own tours, and have affiliated offices and representation in each destination. Thanks to our expertise, financial stability, large selection of destinations, and unbeatable value, you will be in our expert hands to enjoy the kind of vacation you desire and deserve. I have never been as enthusiastic for this year's selection of tour offerings. Jordan offers great vacation opportunities to see this exotic and ancient land. We also offer exceptional value and incredibly low prices that affords you to choose a vacation specific to your interests. If you have been putting off your dream to travel to any of these exciting destinations, it’s not too late. START fulfilling those dreams, do it now. Pre-pay by check and save 5% off the total invoice. For more information on these offers see your travel agent. Visit our website SunnyLandTours.com or call the number below. Happy travels...
TERMS and CONDITIONS Rates, Reservations, Payments: All rates listed in this brochure are subject to change. A non-refundable $200 per person deposit is required at time of booking. Final payment is due 60 days prior to departure. In certain cases if airline ticketing deadlines make it necessary additional deposits to cover airfare may be required. Documentation: A valid passport is required of U.S. citizens for travel. Revision Fees: Once a reservation is under deposit, any changes are subject to a nonrefundable $50 fee per transaction. Visa Requirements: Visas are required of US citizens to travel to Jordan and Egypt and are payable upon arrival, (visa fees are aprox. $20); Non-U. S. citizens should check with appropriate Consulate or Embassy for visas requirements. Optional Trip/Cancellation Insurance: Sunny Land recommends each client purchase an Optional Trip/Cancellation insurance. Available for a premium of 10% of tour cost per person. Details on insurance can be found at SunnyLandTours.com Luggage is at owner's risk unless insured. Cancellation: Cancellation within 60 days of departure date will be subject to a minimum of 50% of tour price. No refunds can be given for cancellation within 30 days of departure date. Unused tour features are neither refundable nor exchangeable once the tour is in progress. In the event of urgent cancellation contact Sunny Land at 1-800-783-7839 or email firstname.lastname@example.org Complaints: In the unlikely event of any complaints about travel arrangements notice must be submitted to Sunny Land Tours in writing maximum 21 days after the completion of the trip. Past this deadline complaints or any requests will not be accepted. Should any claim or controversy arise out of this agreement, the courts of Flagler County, Florida shall have exclusive jurisdiction to hear same. In addition, the laws of the State of Florida shall control such dispute. Nile Cruises: Outside stateroom cabins. All shore excursions are optional. Single cabin occupancy on board cruise ships is included in single supplement. Tipping: All gratuities and handling charges to hotel staff, porters, chambermaids and waiters are included. Tipping on board cruise ships is $35, and must be paid upon arrival. The services of competent local guides, drivers, and hosts are provided on all tours. Tipping for the guides and drivers at your discretion we recommend $3 per person per day of service. Not included: Tour prices do not include items not specified above: passports, meals not included in tour, tips, laundry, mineral water, excess baggage, and items of purely personal nature. Responsibility and Liability: Sunny Land Tours, Inc, in operating these land arrangements is responsible to the tour participants for supplying the services and accommodations offered to the participants as stated in the brochure. Sunny Land Tours, Inc., as tour operator, disclaims all liability for loss, damage or injury sustained in connection with services and accommodations provided by railroads, bus operators, local sight-seeing companies, tour operators, steamship companies, airlines, hotels and lodging facilities, all operating under the laws of the country in which these services are provided. Luggage is at owner’s risk unless insured. The right to alter any land tour arrangement is reserved. Round trip transatlantic flights by any IATA carrier, which cannot be held responsible for any act, omission or event during the time passengers are not on board their aircraft. Cruise tickets when issued, constitute the sole contract between the carrier and the passenger. The carriers concerned are not in any event responsible for any act, omission or event, occurring during the time passengers are not aboard their plane, vessels or other conveyances. Border Crossings & Departure Tax: $12.00 per person via all land borders. Jordan airport departure tax is included in the air ticket for all international flights. For complete terms and conditions visit JordanHotDeals.com
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Travel to Jordan with Sunny Land and come see the Kingdom's treasures, experience the splendor that has dazzled travelers for centuries. Jo...
Published on Jan 11, 2013
Travel to Jordan with Sunny Land and come see the Kingdom's treasures, experience the splendor that has dazzled travelers for centuries. Jo...