Our epic Egypt and Jordan Tours from UK are travel adventures that time will never be able to erase from your memory. Enjoy your Egypt and Jordan Tour Package in comfort and style with an Egypt tour operator that’s been around since 1955. With 4 and 5 star hotel accommodation; 5 star Nile cruises, and unimaginable sightseeing in Egypt and Jordan, our tours are simply magnificent.
Join us on a journey through the heart of Ancient Egypt. Visit the fabled Giza Pyramids and the Sphinx; Valley of the Kings; Karnak; the great temple of Horus and more. Board your flight to Jordan, and continue your incredible journey. Stroll the Lost City of Petra; explore ancient Roman ruins and medieval fortresses, and go floating on the Dead Sea – Truly Unforgettable.
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Our epic Egypt and Jordan tours from UK are affordable, convenient, and guaranteed to be unforgettable. We have Egypt and Jordan tour packages to suit all tastes and budgets, and they are all fully customizable too. Simply look for a tour package that looks right for you; check the itinerary, and then let us know if we need to make changes.
And, if you have any queries, just send us an email and one of our travel specialists will send you a response, typically within 24 hours. Alternatively, you can contact us via our Live Chat service, or by calling us on our toll-free number. At Arabiya Tours, we are always eager to help. In this post, we discuss some of the most common concerns people have about booking Egypt and Jordan tours from UK.
Visa Requirements for Egypt and Jordan Tours
Information in this section is based on the assumption that you will be traveling on a UK passport. It is also based on the assumption that you will be visiting Egypt and Jordan as a tourist, so all advice provided only relates to tourist visas. For information regarding other types of visas, please visit the Egyptian and Jordanian websites.
If you are going to be traveling on a UK passport, you can book Egypt and Jordan tours from UK without losing any sleep over visa requirements. If you have time to spare, you can apply for your visas before you travel. However, it is probably a lot easier and more convenient to obtain a Visa on Arrival in both Egypt and Jordan.
Egypt has also launched an online e-Visa service. This allows you to apply for your visa from the comfort of your living room. To use this service, you do however need to register for an account. Doing so is quick and easy, and can be done here. Once you have register, completed the visa application form and submitted payment, you application will be processed and then you will then be able to download and print your visa. At the time of writing, fees for Egypt tourist visa were:
• 60-day Single Entry visa from embassy or consulate – £20.00
• 90-day Multiple Entry visa from embassy or consulate – £32.00
• 30-day Visa on Arrival – $25.00
• 60-day Single Entry e-Visa – $25.00
• 90-day Multiple Entry e-Visa – $60.00
While Jordan does not at this point offer online visas, it is easy to obtain a Single Entry 30-day Tourist Visa on arrival. These visas cost 40 JOD (about £45). Multiple Entry visas for Jordan can only be obtained from Jordanian embassies and consulates. If you are going to be spending less than one full day in Jordan, no visa is required. However, all of our Egypt and Jordan tours from UK include multiple days in Jordan.
What Visas Do We Recommend UK Visitors?
Because all of our Egypt and Jordan tours from UK are shorter than 30 days, we recommend a Single Entry e-Visa for Egypt, and a 30-day Visa on Arrival for Jordan. The only exception would be if you book a tour package that begins in Egypt and ends in Egypt. In that case, we would recommend a Multiple Entry e-Visa for Egypt.
Passport Requirements for UK Travelers to Egypt and Jordan
Both Egypt and Jordan have the same policies regarding passports. You must have at least one blank for entry into Egypt, and one blank page for Jordan. There must also be at least six months validity remaining in your passport. This is calculated based on the date on which you are scheduled to leave each country.
If you don’t have 6 months validity remaining, it is unlike that you will be granted visas for Egypt and Jordan. Even if you manage to obtain an e-Visa, if you don’t have 6 months validity remaining, immigration official have the authority to deny you entry.
Medical and Health when Traveling Egypt and Jordan
If you book one of our Egypt and Jordan tours from UK and you are going to be traveling directly to Egypt or Jordan, there are no requirements for you to be in possession of any vaccination certificates. However, if you are concerned about health risks relating to one or both of these countries, we recommend that you contact your nearest travel clinic at your earliest convenience. Your travel clinic will be able to offer you the very last advice and recommendations regarding things such as vaccinations, risks and etc.
Stay Healthy, Stay Happy on Your Egypt and Jordan Tour from UK
No matter which destinations you visit, there is always some degree of risk of becoming ill for one reason or another. Even something as trivial as an upset stomach can be a huge dampener on an otherwise perfect vacation. Fortunately, most common health issues can easily be avoided. For example, you can use a good quality sunscreen and a hat to protect yourself again sunburn.
Drink plenty of water to ensure that you remain adequately hydrated. We even provide our clients with free bottled water during road trips and tours. Upset stomachs can be very unpleasant and very inconvenient, but this is also easily avoidable. Most people, who pick up a stomach bug in Egypt or Jordan, actually get it from eating contaminated food from stalls and vendors in markets.
We strongly recommend that you sample some local street foods and snacks, but you should only ever buy from traders who are clearly getting a lot of local customers. If a local café or restaurant is serving many locals, it tells you that the quality is good and that the place has a good reputation.
Relax, Unwind, and Rejuvenate
At Arabiya Tours, we understand that people also want to relax and unwind when the go on vacation. Yes, most people travel to Egypt and Jordan to see all the incredible sites which these two destinations have to offer, but they also want some time for relaxing. We believe that our Egypt and Jordan tours from UK offer a perfect balance that allows you to return home feeling refreshed and rejuvenated.
5-Star Nile River Cruises from UK
Nearly all of our Egypt and Jordan tours from UK include a 5-Star Nile River cruise. Most of these cruises are 4 or 5 day cruises running between Luxor and Aswan. We book our clients onto these cruises on a full-board basis. All cruises include daily excursions to some of Egypt’s most cherished ancient sites in Luxor, Edfu, Kom Ombo and Aswan. We also send at least one of our Egyptologist guides along to accompany our clients to the places they visit along the way.
Tours during Nile River cruises are small group tours that you share with a small number of our other clients. Most cruises also include a variety of on-board entertainment, such as Egyptian Belly Dance Shows; Folkloric Shows; a Disco and etc. These cruises are as much about relaxing as they are about sightseeing. For most people who book our Egypt and Jordan tours from UK, the Nile cruise is one of the biggest highlights of their vacation.
Whether you want to enjoy a world-class SCUBA diving experience in the Red Sea, an unforgettable Sahara Desert adventure, or whether you want to spend your entire vacation sightseeing, you can find the perfect tour package right here on our site.
What to Expect In Jordan?
While Jordan cannot compete with Egypt when it comes to ancient pyramids, temples and tombs, the country still has a great deal to offer. Our Egypt and Jordan tours from UK have all been meticulously designed to ensure that you get to see only the very best sites.
Nearly all of our Egypt and Jordan tours from UK also include a visit to the Dead Sea Floating effortlessly on the water at the Dead Sea is one of the biggest highlights of any visit to Jordan. However, the biggest highlight of your trip to Jordan will be when you visit the Rose City of Petra. Even if you have seen the Lost City of Petra in the movie, Indiana Jones, you will still be ill-prepared for a real-life visit. No amount of words or pictures can prepare you for a visit to this magnificent rock-cut city.
When you book Egypt and Jordan tours from UK through us, you can do so with absolute peace of mind. You need not worry about a thing because you are booking your tour from a tour operator that has been bringing dreams to life for more than 65 years. And, with more than 205,000 tours already sold, you can be certain that no stone has been left unturned. Book one of our Egypt and Jordan tours from UK today and let us make your dreams come true as well.