INERTIA NETWORK
 

BEDOUIN FOOTSTEPS

EGYPT  |  JORDAN

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DURATION

9 days + 8 days
 

GROUP SIZE

14 Participants (max)

DESCRIPTION

We retrace the footsteps of Bedouin nomads from the banks of the dead sea, through Jordan's citadels, and across the ancient and modern wonders of Cairo, all the way down to the Valley of the Kings in Upper Egypt. This trek looks at Egypt and Jordan through the lens of history all the way up to modernity. 

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EGYPT DATES

Oct 6-14, 2018
 

JORDAN DATES

Oct 14-21, 2018

EGYPT COST

$2,750
 

JORDAN COST

$2,450 ($4,300 is the discount rate for joining both weeks)

 

 
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OVERVIEW

This trek takes a creative and in-depth view of Egypt and Jordan, mixing the modern with the ancient as we wander through both countries, from big cities to small villages.

The trip is divided into two weeks; participants may choose to participate in both weeks, or any one week (Egypt or Jordan). For those looking to participate in the entire two week trip, we offer a $400 discount on the second week, in addition to including the flight from Cairo to Amman. 

 

TREK DETAILS

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COMPONENTS

RUGGEDNESS: 3/10

Comfortable accommodation for most nights, desert "glamping," with plenty of long drives in between locations. Some bumpy off roading in the desert.


PHOTOGRAPHY: 7/10

Amazing opportunities for cultural, portrait, archetectural, landscape, and urban photography. Optional lessons taught throughout the trek. 


PHYSICALITY: 3/10

Exploration by foot within cities and archeological sites, including a day hike at Wadi Mujid canyon. Most of this trip is conducted by car, and a camel or two. 


CULINARY: 7/10

This trek has a focus on Middle Eastern cuisine, especially in the cities of Cairo, Luxor, Amman, Wadi Musa, and the Jordanian Dead Sea Coast.


CULTURE: 9/10

Engaging discussions with modern Egyptians and Jordanians-- filmmakers, artists and students, as well as a clear focus on understanding the ancients. 


HISTORY FOCUS: 9/10

Incredible opportunities to learn about the ancient and modern, from the Pharos of upper and lower Egypt, Greek influence, Islamic culture and more.   


NATURE FOCUS: 7/10

Egypt's great desert oases, Jordan's Wadi Rum desert and Wadi Mujid slot canyon, and archaeological sites lost in time in the deserts. 


 

TREK LEADERS

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