Eurocircle Travels to Jordan, Lebanon and Egypt, Sept 2018

Join Eurocircle on it’s 8th Annual International Adventure. This year we will explore 3 countries of the Middle East. The main itinerary consists of 8 days in Jordan and Lebanon. Travelers can opt to extend the trip to Egypt (priced separately). This trip is open to prior Eurocircle travelers in good standing, members of all Eurocircle chapters, and approved guests.  This is a private group. Prices are listed at the bottom of the page. Please read carefully before placing a deposit. No refunds will be issued on non-refundable deposits.

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The booking button above will collect your non-refundable deposit only. Balances will be collected separately by August 2018. You will receive your final invoice for balance of the payment, along with payment instructions.

Tour Dates:

Sept 12: Arrival Into Amman, Jordan

Sept 15: Arrival into Beirut, Lebanon

Sept 19:  Arrival into Cairo, Egypt

Sept 22: Departures

Tour Prices:

Jordan and Lebanon Only:  $1989* per person double occupancy. Single room supplement $320 additional.

Optional Egypt Extension (priced separately): $597* per person double occupancy. Single room supplement: $189 additional.

Non-RefundableDeposits are: $800 for Lebanon and Jordan only. The additional deposit for Egypt is $140. Please make sure that when you place your deposits, you pay both for the main trip and the extension.

  • Your non-refundable deposits are collected online in USD. Your balances will be collected prior to departure, in Euro or in the local currency of the country visited. As currencies fluctuate,the total cost of the tour is an estimate.
  • You may mail in a check, rather than place deposit online. Please contact your tour organizer Sherry Kumar via email to discuss payment options.

Airfare:  Not included. Please purchase your transatlantic airfare on your own. You will purchase intra-country airfare Jordan-Lebanon-Egypt through our travel supplier so that the entire group can get on the same flights. The estimate for those 2 flights is $500 and will be billed to your final invoice.

Eurocircle will not provide a roommate for you. If you do not have one, please pay the single room supplement.

Main Itinerary: (Subject to change)

Day 1: Sept 12

Landing Day- Meet and assist upon arrival at Amman airport (Airport code: AMM) by our representative who will assist the group through customs and immigration. Transfer to the hotel in Amman and check in for overnight.

Day 2: Sept 13

day-tour-to-petra-jordan-tour-2-323661_1510902889.JPGAfter breakfast in hotel, drive to visit the World Wonder, Petra. This is Jordan’s Crown Jewel of Archaeological heritage. The city was built by the  Nabateans as their capital over 2000 years ago along the routes controlling the trade between the Arab Peninsula, Africa, Asia, and the Mediterranean basin, making it a great success and allowed the
city to prosper. After the visit, return to the hotel, and time to rest until dinner and overnight.

Day 3: Sept 14

tour1.jpgBreakfast at the hotel and drive to visit Wadi Rum. Upon arrival, start with a 2 hours jeep tour over the dunes of Wadi Rum, and visiting the main points of interest. Stop at a
local camp, then drive to the Dead Sea. Upon arrival, check in and the rest of the day is at leisure to enjoy the Dead Sea, floating, mud,and great facilities offered by the resort.
Overnight at the hotel at the Dead Sea.

Day 4: Sept 15

madaba.jpgAfter breakfast in hotel, drive to visit Oldest mosaic map of the region in Madaba’s St. George Church. From there continue to Mount Nebo and visit Moses’ Shrine overlooking the Jordan Valley. Then to Amman Airport for departure flight to Beirut.
Upon arrival in Beirut, Meet and Assist upon arrival and transfer to the hotel for overnight.

Day 5: Sept 16

1444dbfb91889c964033cf90d6bc6cc9-jeita-grotto.jpgBreakfast at the hotel and start with a city tour of Beirut to explore the city, different neighborhoods, and history of the great coastal city. Continue to visit the Jeitta Grotto with its great monumental natural creations, then to visit Harissa with Majestic views over the city. Return to the hotel for overnight.

Day 6: Sept 17

f5517f173540b0bf634696367d26bc5b.jpgBreakfast at the hotel and start with a visit to the Beqaa Valley with its great Roman Temples ruins. Then continue to Ksara, a region that is very fertile and famed for its great wines. Then continue to Baalback, Lebanon’s greatest Roman treasure, can be counted among the wonders of the ancient world. The largest and most noble Roman temples ever built, they are also among the best preserved. Then continue to Anjar to visit the Umayyad era ruins. Return to the hotel for overnight.

Day 7: Sept 18

byblosBreakfast at the hotel, and departure to visit The Ouadi Qadisha (the Holy Valley) and the Forest of the Cedars of God (Horsh Arz el-Rab) is a cultural landscape encompassing one of the most important early Christian monastic settlements in the world. Then continue to visit the ancient coastal city of Byblos which is believed to have been inhabited around 8000B.C. Then return to the hotel for overnight.

Day 8:  Sept 19 Last day of main itinerary. Flights back to USA or optionally continue to Egypt.

Breakfast at the hotel and departure to Beirut Airport for departure flight to Cairo (or USA if you opt for the main itinerary only).

Khan El Khalili bazaarUpon arrival in Cairo, Meet and assist at airport, and transfer to the hotel for check in. Start with a tour to Khan El Khalili bazaar for the afternoon with a great selection of shops, crafts, traditional cafes, followed by dinner at a local restaurant. Then return to the hotel for overnight.

Day 9: Sept 20

gizaBreakfast at the hotel and take a full day tour to the most significant sites, starting with the Pyramids in Giza, the best known monuments of Egyptian Antiquity. Then continue to visit Memphis and Sakkara with more Pyramids and Royal tombs. Afterwards return to the hotel for overnight.

Day 10: Sept 21

egypt_19Breakfast at the hotel and start the day with a visit to the Cairo Museum. This is one of the most treasured and rich museums of the world with artifacts and treasures collected from the Pyramids, tombs, and other monuments. A must see for any traveler. Then continue to the One of Cairo’s most popular tourist attractions is the Citadel which houses a number of museums, ancient mosques and other sites, located on a spur of limestone that had been detached from its parent Moqattam Hills by quarrying. Afterwards, return to the hotel for overnight.

Day 11: Sept 22

Breakfast at the hotel, and transfer to Cairo Airport for departure flight back home.

Jordan & Lebanon Price Inclusions:

  • Meet and assist upon arrival with visa
  • Transportation in a private A/C vehicle with and English speaking driver
  • Services of a professional English speaking guide throughout
  • Entrance fees to all mentioned sites
  • Dinner at Kan Zamaan restaurant
  • Accommodation with breakfast at the 4* hotels

Egypt Price Includes:

  • Meet and assist upon arrival
  • Transportation in a private A/C vehicle with and English speaking driver
  • Services of a professional English speaking guide throughout
  • Entrance fees to all mentioned sites
  • Dinner at local restaurant in Cairo
  • Accommodation with breakfast at the 4* hotels
  • The last transfer back to airport ($80 extra)

Not Included:

  • Airfare (You will purchase both international airfare and middle-east airfare yourself.  Flights between the 3 countries are not included, and will be priced separately and estimated below. You will pay for these short flights through our travel consortium).
  • Visa Fee for Egypt
  • Sightseeing not listed in the itinerary
  • Meals not listed in the itinerary
  • Personal expenses such as room service, internet charge, laundry, drink, fax, telephone call, optional activities, etc.
  • Gratuities, tips to guides, drivers, bellboys, etc.
  • Excess Baggage Charges
  • Travel insurance
  • The last transfer to Cairo airport ($80)

Flights in the Middle East + Egypt airways Amman-Beirut – Cairo

These flighs and times are simply estimates. Prices are not guaranteed. You will purchase these flights through our travel consortium, so that you can travel with the group.

Flight Date From Dest Departs Arrives Terminal Flying Time
ME313 06-SEP-18 Amman- AMM Beirut- BEY 18:50 20:00 01:10h
MS710 10-SEP-18 Beirut- BEY Cairo- CAI 12:00 12:20 01:20h

Estimated Prices:

Middle east + Egypt airways Amman-Beirut – Cairo : USD 500*

Price subject to availability at time of booking

Prices are  quoted Feb 2017 and are guaranteed to change by the time of booking.

How to prepare for your Eurocircle trip:

If you have not traveled with Eurocircle before, you must schedule a call with the organizer Sherry Kumar.  The purpose of the call is to get to know you, inform you about other travelers, and see if we would make compatible travel companions, and inform you  about how to prepare for the trip.

You will receive a copy of Group Rules, which all travelers must sign prior to making a deposit.

Deposits are Non-Refundable (no exceptions).

If you have never traveled with us before, please  book a single room (extra cost). This will ensure you enjoy your trip without hassle or drama. We do not provide a roommate for you. You may bring a travel companion, provided that they too pass an interview, are in the appropriate age group, and agree in writing to the group rules.

You will book your own airfare from your home city to our first destination Amman, Jordan, and your return flight from either Beirut or Cairo. We will reserve your flights within the middle-east so that you can fly with the group. These  flights will be billed to you separately.

For the sake of security and privacy, the names and addresses of our hotels will not be published online.  We have booked 4* western-style hotels. Hotels are subject to change. They will be sent to fully-paid travelers prior to departure.

Price breakdown:

 Non-Refundable Deposit* USD Balance* (Euros)  TOTAL
 (due upfront) Due 30 days prior to departure)
Jordan & Lebanon
Double room  $ 800.00 1189  1,989.00
Single supplement (additional) 320
TOTAL per person  1,989.00
EGYPT Extension (Optional)
Double room  $ 140.00 457     597.00
Single supplement (additional) 189
TOTAL per person  2,586.00
Local Flight Estimates  500* additional.
Prices are per person, based on double occupancy.
All prices are subject to change. They depend on number of travelers,

 

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