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17 Days Tour in Israel Petra Egypt w/ Nile cruise  2017 - 2018

Jerusalem Tour Western Wall        

   

This classic tour starts every week Year round !!!

 17 days guided Tour in the Wonders of the Middle east and the  biblical countries: Israel the Bible Holy land, the Nabatean Red City of Petra and   the Great Ancient Egypt.
Visit the Cradle of  civilization and the historic Worlds Wonders.
a unique journey in the history learning seeing touching and  feeling the Bible time.
The Tour starts in Tel Aviv on Sunday  every week throughout the year. Ending after 17 days  in Cairo on Wednesday.

Our locale tickets agent can book for you special flight from The USA Europe Australia & NZ  flying into Tel Aviv and back from Cairo for a similar cost


Tour Route & Highlights
Tel  Aviv , Masada & the Dead sea, Jerusalem, Jordan River , Sea of Galilee, Capernaum, upper Galilee, Golan heights, Zefat (Safed), Nazareth, Akko Carmel, Caesaria, Eilat By the Red Sea, Petra  Jordan, Sinai Desert, Sharm el Sheikh, Nile Cruise from  Luxor to Aswan,  Cairo,  the great Pyramids in Giza, and holy  sites on the way.  

 


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TOUR ISRAEL EGYPT & JORDAN ITINERARY

Tour Tel Aviv

 

Tour Capernaum and Sea of Galilee (Kinneret)

Jesus Boat Cruise on Sea of Galilee

Tour Masada and the Dead Sea

 Tour Jerusalem the Western Wall

Jerusalem Tour David Tower

Tour Jerusalem View of the Old City

Tour Jerash Jordan

Amman Ciry Tour

Tour Petra End of the Sig

Petra Tour  the Treasury

Tour Red Sea Coral Beach

 

Nile Cruise Luxury Boat

Nile Cuirse Tour the Karnak in Luxor

Nile Cruise Tour Loxur Temple

Nile Cruise Tour Kom Ombo Temple

Nile Cruise Tour Aswan Temple

Abu Simbel Tour

Great Pyramid Tour in Cairo

 Egypt Cairo Tour Pharoh Statue

Tour Alexandria Egypt Pompey Pillar

 
SUNDAY

Tel Aviv

Upon arrival to airport meet our representative and transfer to hotel in Tel Aviv for rest and  overnight.

 

MONDAY

Tel Aviv - Beersheva - Arad - Massada - Jerusalem 

Drive to  Beersheba  for  a visit in  the Negev capital and Abraham's well. Drive to Massada The Mountain which was the last stronghold of the Jewish Zealots in their war against the Romans. Ascend by cable car to the fortress, Visit the excavations, Herod's palaces, the synagogue, bathhouse, etc.   Enjoy the breathtaking view of the Roman camps and the Dead Sea.
Descend to the Dead  Sea the lowest place on earth. Take a break near Ein Gedi for  a Swim or float in the  salty  minerals  water and the aromatic mad.
Proceed to Jerusalem for overnight.

 

TUESDAY

Jerusalem - sightseeing of the new city

Start the morning in Jerusalem  in Mt. Scopus panoramic view of Jerusalem.
Then  to the Garden of Gethsemane and Church of the Agony.
Visit  the tomb of King David on Mt. Zion, the Room of the Last Supper and Dormition Abbey. Visit the Israel Museum's Shrine of the Book with the famous Dead Sea scrolls, Drive by the  Supreme Court bldg. & Mt. Herzl.
visit in  “Yad Vashem” (the memorial for the millions who were killed in the Holocaust). visit the model of the Herodian city of Jerusalem dating back to the time of the Second Temple. Afternoon visit  the old  village of Ein Karem (the birth place of John the Baptist) then back to the  Hotel for overnight.

 

WEDNESDAY

Jerusalem (Old City) and  Bethlehem*

Walk through one of the Gates to the walled Old City: the renewed Jewish Quarter;
visit the Temple area, the last standing Western Wall known as  the Wailling wall, walk the Via Dolorosa, and the Church of the Holy Sepulcher. Walk out of the old city of Jerusalem via the colorful bazaars; and drive to Bethlehem*  to visit Rachel  Tomb and the Church of the Nativity and return to Jerusalem for overnight.

 

THURSDAY

Jericho* - Jordan river - Tiberius - Galilee

Leave Jerusalem, driving via Bethany and  Jericho*, the oldest city in the world. continue northward via Jordan Valley and the new settlements to Beit Shean. After a short visit stop in Yardenit when you can walk into the Jordan river , proceed to Tiberius  the old center of Jewish learning. Drive along the shores of the Sea of Galilee to Capernaum to visit the ruins of the ancient synagogue. Continue to a Kibbutz hotel for overnight.

 

FRIDAY

Upper Galilee - Golan Heights – Nazareth

Drive to the Golan Heights. Visit the former Syrian fortifications, Birkat Ram, and the Druze villages,   crossing the sources of the Jordan River. Proceed via Kiryat Shmone and the Hula Valley to Safed, city of the Kabala, to visit synagogue and the artists colony and then to Nazareth to visit the Christian Holy Sites. Return to the Kibbutz hotel for overnight.

 

SATURDAY

Acre - Haifa -Carmel - Eilat

After Breakfast drive west to Acre for a visit of the old, famous Crusader stronghold and medieval fortifications. Continue to Haifa, sightseeing tour of Haifa, including the Bahai Shrine, Persian Garden and Mount Carmel for a panoramic view of the city. Proceed southwards to Caesarea to visit the Roman theater and the Crusader fortress. Continue south for a short city tour of Tel Aviv-Jaffa and and take a take a short flight to Eilat for overnight.

 

SUNDAY

crossing to Jordan:

  Eilat - Petra - Aqaba - Eilat 

After Breakfast and Leave Eilat-Israel, cross the Arava border and drive to Petra, through the scenic Jordanian desert, past the Wadi Rum area, where Lawrence of Arabia once lived and fought with the Bedouin.
Enter the Red  City of Petra through the Siq, by horse or by foot (optimal carriage )
This is a narrow passage through the mountains which has inspired people for centuries.Suddenly the impressive Treasury wonder  appears at the end of the gorge, leaving the visitors breath-taken by it's size, color and beauty. Continue into the heart of this ancient city carved into the mountains, passing hundreds of tombs and monuments and a spectacular Amphitheatre. Stop for  a traditional  lunch, followed by a visit to Moses Spring. Drive to Aqaba for a short city return to  Eilat / Taba  for overnight.

 

MONDAY Egypt:

Taba  -  Sharm el Sheikh

Breakfast  & leisure by the Red Sea possible  snorkeling in the  local famous Red sea reefs.  

afternoon drive through the magnificent Sinai desert. to Sharm el Sheikh from there you can driev or fly to Cairo 

 

optional visit Mount Sinai and  St. Catherine's Monastery

optional diving tours in the ed Sea 

TUESDAY

Sharm el Sheikh - Luxor (right now we fly to Cairo first)

After breakfast flight to Luxor  and transfer to a 5 stars Nile Cruise.  Lunch on ship. In the afternoon visit the temple complexes at Karnak and Luxor.  a vast open air museum  of ruined temples, chapels, pylons, and other buildings, notably the Great Temple of Amen. Dinner and overnight on cruise boat.

We are using  luxury Nile cruise boats,operating on European standards  that have acquired an excellent eputation with our travelers. Our staff  are  available throughout the cruise and will guide you on the land tours.

WEDNESDAY

Luxor - Esna - Edfu

Immediately opposite Luxor, across the River Nile, lie the monuments, temples and tombs of the Theban Necropolis, which includes the Valley of the Kings and Valley of the Queens. The archaeological remains of Thebes offer a striking testimony to Egyptian civilization at its height. Among others we shall view the Mortuary Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, a famous female  Pharaoh who during her 22 year long reign became known for her extensive expeditions and fostering of trade relations.  From Luxor we sail to Esna. Two barrage bridges straddle the Nile at this point: one built by the British in 1906, and the "Electricity Bridge" built in the 1990s. If time permits we will visit the temple of  Esna and the market of Esna. Our boat will negotiate its way through the lock system and sail on the Nile to Edfu for overnight.
THURSDAY

Edfu - Kom Ombo - Aswan

Edfu is known for the major Ptolemaic temple, built between 237 BCE and 57 BCE.  The Temple of Horus  also known as Apollonopolis Magna, after the chief god Horus-Apollo, is the second largest temple in Egypt after Karnak and one of the best preserved. The inscriptions on its walls provide important information on language, myth, and religion during the Greco-Roman period in ancient Egypt.
We continue our sail on the Nile  to the town of Kom Ombo  to visit the Temple of Kom Ombo,  an unusual double temple built during the Ptolemaic dynasty. The building is unique because everything is perfectly symmetrical along the main axis and there were courts, halls, sanctuaries and rooms duplicated for two sets of gods. The southern half of the temple was dedicated to the crocodile god Sobek, god of fertility and creator of the world. The northern part of the temple was dedicated to the falcon god Horus the Elder, A few of the three-hundred crocodile mummies discovered in the vicinity are displayed inside the temple.Sail on the Nile to Aswan for overnight.
FRIDAY

Aswan

The busy market town Aswan stands on the east bank of the Nile at the first cataract. In antiquity the city of Swenet, was Egypt’s southern frontier town. It is one of the driest inhabited places in the world;  as on January 2011 the last rainfall was a thunderstorm on May, 2006. In surrounding Nubian settlements, they generally do not bother to roof all the rooms in their houses.
Visit to the Aswan High Dam is truly spectacular. It is one of the largest dams ever built and formed the Nasser Lake.Then sail on a Felucca, the traditional wooden sailing boat that has plied the Nile for thousands of years, to enjoy a quiet and calm view of the regions Botanical Gardens. Return to the Nile cruise boat for overnight.
SATURDAY

Aswan - Cairo

After breakfast, disembark and  at leisure in Aswan evening travel by a Sleeper Train to Cairo. Dinner and breakfast on Train.(right now we use a return flight for a supplemenet)

Optional: Abu Simble Tour to the preserved Great Temple of Abu Simbel - rescued by UNESCO from the rising waters of the Dam. Abu Simbel  Great Temple was preserved by relocating 22 monuments and architectural complexes to the shores of Lake Nasser. Other monuments were relocated to countries that helped with the rescue works. The best way to get to Abu Simbel is by 45 minutes flight with a Boeing or by tour bus  that takes  3+ hours each way.

SUNDAY

Cairo - Memphis -Saqqara -- Great Pyramid of Giza

We begin our day with a tour of the ancient city of Memphis that lies some 12 miles south of Cairo. The ancient city is now an open air museum testifying to the magnificence of its four thousand years history. Serving Memphis  lies the necropolis  Saqqara a vast, ancient burial ground,  featuring numerous pyramids, including the world famous Step pyramid of Djoser.
We then proceed to the Great Pyramids and the Sphinx located on the Giza Plateau. The Great Pyramids of Cheops or Khufu; of   Khafre or Chephren; and of Menkaure have always loomed large as emblems of ancient Egypt and were listed as one of the Seven Wonders of the World. The Valley Temples surrounding the pyramids provide an insight to dominating religious motives of the era.Return to hotel for overnight.
MONDAY

Cairo city tour  

start the Cairo city tour by visiting the Egyptian Museum, with its fantastic display of ancient civilization;  the Mosque of Mohammad Ali's Citadel; the old city; the Ben Ezra – Geniza Synagogue. its store room – Geniza – was found to contain over 2000 medieval, manuscripts, a collection known as the Cairo Geniza. The El Mullakah Church ( Hanging Church) one of the oldest and most famous Coptic Churches in Egypt.. Continue to the City of the Dead  a four mile long grid of tombs and mausoleums where people live and work amongst their dead and ancestors. Many residents live here because they were forced from more crowded areas in Cairo or immigrated from countryside. End at Bazaar of Kahn Khalili and return for overnight at the hotel.
TUESDAY

Cairo

After breakfast transfer to the airport. End of tour.

 


Optional extension tours:
Mount Sinai St. Catherine  day visit  on the way                                                                                                                    Visit Abu Simbel  with flight or car
Jordan Jerash Amman Nebo & Madaba extra 2 days

Pricing table & hotels information:

 

There is also a high season supplement, please email us the dates and we will quote you the rate 

Tour Price by Hotel Category:


3* hotels 4* hotels 5* hotels
Per Person in a double room w/breakfast  $2,550 $2,750 $3,350
Optional Dinners Supp. $195 $220 $450
Single room  Supp. $695 $750 $1100

*optional using deluxe hotels by quote

right now we are operating  the tour w/ extar two flight  Sharm To Cairo & return from Aswan instead of the night train supplement  from  $175  per person 

Click here for hotels information

Cost of Optional Tours

- visit mount Sinai & St. Catherine monastery  $75 per person

- Visit to Abu Simbel on the last day of the Cruise by car $160; flight $265 per person

 you can book this tour online or over the phone and pay with a credit card or money transfer


The Tour Package  includes:
- 17 days 16 nights
- Airport Pick up and transfer
- Guided tours, hotels with breakfast, site entrance fees.
- Transfer by Sleeper Train Aswan - Cairo half board basis.
- 4 nights on a 5 stars Cruise Boat on full board basis.
- Flights: Tel Aviv - Eilat, Cairo /Sharm el Sheikh   – Luxor


NOT  INCLUDED: " Visa to Egypt, Israel Jordan and Egypt Border tax.
                               " Tips and all other extra expenses.
                                (It's recommended to tip guides, drivers etc.)

  Notes:
- In security situation if Sites wont  be permitted    
  alternate sites will be visited.
- Tour itinerary may change due to operational needs.
- prices can change with out notice due to currency, fuel price, hotels and others.


Item Number: 17 Days Israel Jordan Egypt tour.
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  3* 4* 5* Top Grade
Class Tourist First Superior Deluxe
Jerusalem Jlm Tower Grand Court Dan Panorama David Citadel
Galilee Kibbutz Hotels or Holiday inn kibbutz (deluxe room) or Scots house
Tel Aviv Sea Net Metropolitan/ Mercure Dan Panorama Carlton/Sheraton
Eilat Adi Vista/Ceasar Dan Panorama Dan Eilat
Petra Petra palace Golden Tulip Crowne Plaza Movenpick
Amman Liwan GT grand Palace Ramada/Regency Palace Marriott