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Egypt, Nile River & Jordan

Uncover ancient tales of Egypt and Jordan with two brand-new journeys!

We invite you to join Emerald Waterways as we tell the ancient tales of Egypt and Jordan on our two brand-new itineraries, seeking to unveil these magical destinations We’ve combined our expertise in river cruising with land touring, to handcraft a collection of insightful and revelatory adventures in Egypt and Jordan, with both itineraries including a four-night Nile River cruise.

Discover ancient Egypt from its plentiful monuments, archaeological sites and recovered artefacts, but this is your opportunity to gain an understanding of what life was like for this early civilisation. Not forgetting just how important the Nile River was to the societies that lined its banks.

Enjoy this incredible journey onboard the contemporary and luxurious MS Hamees river ship will be your home during your four-night Nile River cruise from Luxor to Aswan. Elegant and thoughtful interior design plays host to spacious cabins, complete with private bathroom and excellent amenities, including a lounge bar and sun deck.

Come join us for this incredible and unique adventure in 2019! Book now and enjoy included flights with our 15 day itinerary or Flights for $295 per person with our 10 day itinerary.

Call us on 855 444 0161 to secure your place!


It's All Included in the price!

  • 4 nights accommodation on-board MS Hamees
  • Cruise Director services throughout your cruise
  • 28 meals including 14 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 9 dinners
  • 2 drinks per guest with lunch and dinner on-board
  • 17 included excursions with complimentary bottled water
  • 5 EmeraldPLUS activities, including home-hosted dinners in both Cairo and Amman
  • On-board entertainment
  • Tea & coffee facilities in all cabins
  • Airport transfers to and from your ship and hotels
  • Earn EmeraldEXPLORER points
  • Port taxes and charges
  • All tipping and gratuities


Spectacular desert landscapes, home to thousands of years of history, great feats of archaeological wonder and Mother Nature’s sensational ability to create her own phenomenon. We invite you to follow in the footsteps of mighty pharaohs and biblical prophets as you uncover this unique part of the world.

You'll experience the Egyptian capital and one of the country’s largest cities, Cairo, is the gateway to the Nile delta. A magnificent mix of Roman, Arab and Turkish influence, lush vegetation and contemporary skyscrapers co-exist among its 400+ registered monuments.

Embark on an awe-inspiring journey to the Great Pyramids of Giza and the famous Sphinx. Visit the Egyptian Museum, home to items discovered from the tomb of Tutankhamun, and enjoy shopping around one of the city’s main hotspots, the bazaar district, where you’ll visit Khan el-Khalili, a busy and open-air souk in central Cairo.

The Nile

Your journey through this unmistakable landscape includes a luxurious river ship cruise down The Nile. Recognised as the longest river in the world, the Nile has been named the ‘Father of African Rivers’ and rises from the south of the equator through north east Africa, before draining in the Mediterranean Sea.

A lifeline for the Ancient Egyptians, contending with little yearly rainfall, the river aided agriculture as it provided a fertile setting from which to prosper.


Located on the east bank of the Jordan River, the country plays a huge role in biblical history and is defined by its ancient monuments, such as the Treasury at Petra. The capital, Amman, is thought to be one of the oldest cities in the world, with archaeologists suggesting humans settled as early as the 13th century BC.

A journey to Jordan is not complete without a visit to Petra. At the main entrance, the Nabatean capital, stands the Treasury, believed to be over 2,000 years old, its excellent preservation certain to leave a lasting impression. The intricate carvings adorning its façade provide a wonderful insight into Nabatean culture, with the inside compared to that of a film set. Catch it at its most ethereal between 9am and 11am, as the sun hits it directly, or between 5pm and 6pm as the pink glow of the setting sun smothers its intricate structure.

Cairo to Amman tour & Ancient Egypt River Cruise

15 Day trip
Cairo > Amman
Departing 13 September 2019

Cairo & Ancient Egypt River Cruise

10 Day trip
Cairo > Cairo
Departing 13 September 2019

Terms & Conditions: Fly Free on 15 day or longer itineraries per person or receive $1,000 CAD air credit in lieu of flights. Fly For $295 on 10 day itineraries or receive $650 CAD air credit in lieu of flights. Valid for New 2019 Egypt Bookings only. Offer valid May 18, 2018 – April 30, 2019 or until sold out. Airline/Airport taxes up to $680 per person are included. A non–refundable initial deposit of $500 per person is required within 48hrs of booking with full payment required 90 days prior to departure. A secondary non–refundable deposit of $1,500 per person is due prior to air ticketing. Max amount for ticket is up to $1700 per person. Emerald Waterways reserves the right to ticket the airfare upon receipt of deposit. Economy Air only on Emerald Waterways choice of airlines from specific Canadian gateways: YHZ, YYZ, YOW, YUL, YQR, YXE, YWG, YEG, YYC, YVR, YYJ, & YLW. All other gateways receive air credit savings. Offers are not combinable with any other offer or promotion except information session travel vouchers. Pricing and cabins are subject to availability. Taxes & port charges are included in the price. Offer may be changed, cancelled or withdrawn at any time without notice. For For full booking terms and conditions go here.

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