14 DAYS / 13 NIGHTS

EGYPT & ISRAEL COMBINATIONS

Egypt: Aswan - Cairo - Edfu - Esna - Kom Ombo
Israel: Bethlehem - Jerusalem - Nazareth - Tiberias
Starting from $2,475 (Land Only)

EGYPT & ISRAEL COMBINATIONS

Explore the versatile value of this special journey, the blend of manmade and natural sites, peaceful panoramas and history remains and the mixture of religions. A 14 days crossing through two of the oldest countries in the world, Egypt and Israel!

INCLUDES
  • 02 nights accommodation at Grand Pyramids 5* Hotel in Cairo based on bed & breakfast
  • 3 nights accommodation aboard M/S Emilio 5* Cruise based on full board with all shore excursions
  • 02 nights accommodation at Meridien Heliopolis 5* Hotel in Cairo based on bed & breakfast
  • 04 nights accommodation at the Ambassador hotel in Israel with sightseeing
  • 25 Meals: 12 Buffet Breakfasts, 5 Lunches and 8 Dinners
  • Dinner Cruise in Cairo (counted in the above meals)
  • Domestic airfare within Egypt
  • Sound & light show at the Tower of David – museum of the history of Jerusalem.
  • Transfers & Sightseeing in Egypt & Israel in modern air-conditioned motor coaches with English speaking guide.
  • All sightseeing in Egypt, & Israel guided by a licensed English speaking guide
  • Entrance fees in Egypt & Israel as per Itinerary
  • All transfers and luggage handling
  • All (current) Hotel taxes and service charge
EXCLUDES
  • Tips and Personal items
  • Travel insurance
  • Visa upon arrival (and upon re-entry)
  • Roundtrip International Airfare CAI/TLV/CAI.
  • International Airfare (Please contact us for details)
  • Any optional tours mentioned.
ITINERARY
Day 1 - THU - DEPART USA

Board your international flight to Cairo and begin your journey back in time to this charming, ancient land.


Day 2 - FRI - CAIRO

Upon arrival at Cairo International Airport we will be met and assisted through immigration and customs then transferred to our hotel.


Day 3 - SAT - CARIO

Morning visit to the Egyptian Museum of Antiquities which includes the world's largest collection of Pharaonic artifacts and the treasures of Tutankhamen's tomb. Then drive to Old Cairo to visit Al Moallaka Church (Hanging Church) and Ben Ezra Synagogue. Stop for lunch, afternoon visit to the Great Pyramids of Giza and the enigmatic Sphinx, then proceed to Khan El Khalili, the world's largest 13th century covered oriental bazaar, overnight in Cairo. Meals Breakfast - Lunch


Day 4 - SUN - CAIRO, LUXOR (OPTIONAL SOUND & LIGHT SHOW AT KARNAK)

After breakfast, transfer to Cairo airport for your flight to Luxor, upon arrival transfer to your luxury cruise ship for 5 days / 4 nights cruise. Accommodations aboard your cruise ship will consist of outside Jr. suite cabin with private facilities. Visit The Temple of Karnak & The Temple of Luxor. (Optional Sound & Light Show at the Karnak Temple), overnight in Luxor. Meals Breakfast - Lunch - Dinner


Day 5 - MON - LUXOR, ESNA

Visit the West Bank including Valley of the Kings, Valley of the Queens, the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut and the Colossi of Memnon . Sail to Esna, overnight in Esna. Meals Breakfast - Lunch - Dinner


Day 6 - TUE – ESNA, EDFU, KOM OMBO, ASWAN

Sail to Edfu. Travel by horse-drawn carriage to the Temple of Horus, considered the best-preserved ancient temple in Egypt and the second largest after the Temple of Karnak. Sail to Kom Ombo, visit Temple of Sobek and Haroeries. Sail to Aswan, overnight in Aswan. Meals Breakfast - Lunch - Dinner


Day 7 - WED - ASWAN

Visit the Aswan High Dam, the Granite Quarries & Philae Temple. View of Kitchener's Island Botanical garden and the Agha Khan Mausoleum by felucca (Entrance is not PERMITTED). Overnight in Aswan. Meals Breakfast - Lunch - Dinner


Day 8 - THU - ASWAN, CAIRO (OPTIONAL ABU SIMBEL TOUR) (OPTIONAL SOUND & LIGHT AT PYRAMIDS)

After breakfast, disembarkation, transfer to Aswan airport for your flight back to Cairo. Or you may participate in an optional tour to Abu Simbel visit the colossal Temple of Ramses II and the Temple of his beloved Queen Nefertari, both temples carved out of a hillside beside the Nile in the 13th century BC. Transfer back to the airport for your flight to Cairo, upon arrival you will be escorted to your hotel. (Evening, optional Sound & Light Show at the Pyramids). Meals Breakfast


Day 9 - FRI - CAIRO, TEL AVIV

Today we will be transferred to Cairo International Airport for our flight to Tel Aviv


Day 10 - SAT – JERUSALEM (SOUND & LIGHT SHOW AT THE TOWER OF DAVID – MUSEUM OF THE HISTORY OF JERUSALEM.)

Drive to Mount of Olives for a panoramic view of the city. Enter the Old City and walk through the Armenian and Jewish quarters to the recently excavated and restored Cardo, the Roman road. See the Jewish Wailing Wall, the Kotel, and continue to the Christian Quarter. Walk along the Via Dolorosa and visit the Church of the Holy Sepulchre. Continue to Bethlehem for an overview of Shepherds' field; Visit the Church of Nativity and Manger's square.Transfer by private car to the Sound & light show at the Tower of David – museum of the history of Jerusalem. 5:00pm return to hotel in Jerusalem * Passports must be taken on tours to Bethlehem. * Modest attire is required for visiting holy places of any religion (Men with head covering, women with shoulder covering; for both men and women - no shorts). * Comfortable walking shoes are suggested. Meals: Breakfast - Dinner


Day 11 - SUN - MASSADA, DEAD SEA

08:50-09:50am Morning drive via the Judean Desert to the Dead Sea. 09:50-10:30 am visiting Ahava Cosmetic factory 11:00am-1:30pm visiting Massada, Ascend by cable car and tour the mountain fortress built by King Herod, where the Zealots of the first century made their last stand against the Romans. Visit the remains of the walls, palaces, synagogue, water cisterns, mosaic floors, roman baths and other findings. Descend by cable car. Continue to the Dead Sea. 1:50-5:00pm enjoy the unique opportunity to swim and float on the Dead Sea that many believe has therapeutic effects. On the way back, view the Qumran caves, where the Dead Sea Scrolls were discovered. 6:00pm return to hotel in Jerusalem * Head covering, sun protection lotion, bathing suit and towel are recommended. * Comfortable walking shoes are suggested. * From the arrival of the cable car at Masada to the archaeological site there are 80 steps to climb. Meals: Breakfast - Dinner


Day 12 - MON- NAZARETH, CAPERNAUM , TIBERIAS

06:00Am-08:30am Enjoy a lovely day watching the outstanding landscape of the lower Galilee. Depart Jerusalem on the Coastal Road and the landscape of the Lower Galilee to Nazareth, the town where Jesus spent his childhood. Visit the Church of Annunciation and the Church of St. Joseph. Continue, via Kana, to Tiberias, the lovely resort town. 10:30-12:30pm Drive along the Lake Kinnereth to visit Capernaum and view the ruins of the ancient synagogue where Jesus taught. Continue to Tabgha, the site of the Miracle of Fish and Loaves, located at the foot of the Golan Heights. 1:00-2:30pm Time for lunch on their own 2:30-4:00pm Continue to Yardenit, the famous Baptismal site, where the Jordan River leaves the Sea of Galilee 4:00pm-6:30pm towards the Jerusalem & the Dead Sea, before returning to point of departure. * Modest attire is required for visiting holy places of any religion(Men with head covering, women with shoulder covering; for both men &women no shorts). * Comfortable walking shoes are suggested. Meals: Breakfast - Dinner


Day 13 - TUE - TEL AVIV, CAIRO

After breakfast, transfer to airport for your flight to Cairo. Evening, Nile River Dinner Cruise. Meals Breakfast - Dinner


Day 14 - WED - DEPART CAIRO

Today we will be transferred to Cairo International Airport for our flight back home. Meals Breakfast


DEPARTURE & RATES

Gold Plan

Land Only
Dates Price
From October 31 2016 to October 31 2017 $2475
Single Supplement
Dates Price
From October 31 2016 to October 31 2017 $725
Notes
  • Minimum 4 PAX to operate an Escorted Tour
  • All Egypt Tours are private except for cruise sightseeing; clients will be with a group of up to 15 pax. Israel portion will be with groups of up to 40 pax.
  • We may use substitute hotels in similar category accommodations if needed.
  • All timings are subject to change and will be relayed to the guests accordingly at the time of arrival.

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