15 DAYS / 14 NIGHTS

15 Days Holy Land and Egypt Christmas tour 2019

Egypt: Aswan - Cairo - Edfu - Esna - Kom Ombo - Luxor
Israel: Beit-Shean - Bethlehem - Capernaum - Dead Sea - Galilee - Jerusalem - Massada - Nazareth - Old City - Sea of Galilee - Tel Aviv - Tiberias
Starting from $3,350 (Land Only)

15 Days Holy Land and Egypt Christmas tour 2019

Price per person sharing double or triple room : USD 3350

14 – 20 Persons

This includes Domestic flights in Egypt and International flight Tel/Aviv Cairo on Air Sinai “direct flight – 1 hour duration”

 

INCLUDES
  • Accommodation for 1 night in Prima city hotel Tel aviv
  • Accommodation for 2 nights in Leonardo hotel Tiberias
  • Accommodation for 4 nights in Grand court hotel Jerusalem
  • Accommodation for 3 nights in Steigenberger El Tahrir Hotel in Cairo
  • Accommodation for 4 nights in Royal Esadora or Solaris Ii or similar Nile Cruise from Luxor to Aswan
  • International flight Tel Aviv/Cairo
  • Domestic Flight Cairo/Luxor – Aswan/Cairo
  • All transportation and transfers in a modern Mini bus
  • Meals as per itinerary
  • Service of Professional English Speaking guide
  • Entrance fees as per Itinerary
  • All Hotel taxes and service charge
EXCLUDES
  • International Airfare (Please contact us for details)
  • Tips & Personal items
  • Travel insurance
  • Visa upon arrival (and upon re-entry)
  • New year Gala Dinner “if applicable”
ITINERARY
Day 1 - Tel Aviv Arrival - 21 December, 2019 Saturday

Upon arrival to airport meet our representative and transfer to Tel Aviv. Overnight: Tel Aviv (No Meals) 


Day 2 - Tel Aviv - Galilee Coastal Plain - 22 December, 2019 Sunday

Start your day with a short walking tour in picturesque alleys of the old, fortified town of Jaffa (Joppa). Drive northwards along the coast to the archaeological ruins of Caesarea, built by Herod the Great. From there we go on to visit Megiddo to see the ancient city inhabited continuously for more than five millennia.  Drive toward Tiberias on the Sea of Galilee.  Overnight: Tiberias (B) 


Day 3 - Sea of Galilee - 23 December, 2019 Monday

Visit Capernaum, to see the synagogue where Jesus preached and the recent excavations of the House of St. Peter. Continue onto Tabgha, where Jesus multiplied five loaves and two fish. Ascend to the top of the Mt. of Beatitudes, where you can relive the Sermon on the Mount. Ascend the Golan Heights and from Mt. Bental, peer deep into Syria and the ghost town of Kuneitra - See the whole of Northern Israel from atop the Hula Valley.   Overnight: Tiberias (B)


Day 4 - Lower Galilee - 24 December, 2019 Tuesday

This morning visit the holy sites of Nazareth - See the Basilica of the Annunciation, and visit Mary's Well and the Church of St. Joseph. Visit the wedding church at Cana where Jesus turned water into wine. See the ancient city of Beith Shean, a fully excavated Roman/Byzantine city of Scytopolis. Ascend the mountains to the holy city of Jerusalem. Overnight: Jerusalem (B) 

 


Day 5 - Masada and the Dead Sea - 25 December, 2019 Wednesday

  Depart Jerusalem via the Inn of the Good Samaritan. Visit the caves of Qumran, where the Dead Sea Scrolls were discovered. Ascend the mighty fortress of Masada - the last stronghold of the Jewish Zealots in their war against the Romans. Experience a 'float' in the salty waters of the Dead Sea (weather permitting). Overnight: Jerusalem (B) 


Day 6 - Jerusalem Old City - 26 December, 2019 Thursday

Start with a spectacular view of Jerusalem from Mount Scopus, and then onto the Garden of Gethsemane. In the Old City visit the Western Wall and the Temple Mount (subject to security clearance).  Walk the Via Dolorosa (Stations of the Cross) until the Church of the Holy Sepulcher.  Visit the tomb of King David and the Room of the Last Supper on Mount Zion. Overnight: Jerusalem (B) 


Day 7 - Jerusalem New City - 27 December, 2019 Friday

See the famous Dead Sea Scrolls at the Shrine of the Book. View a detailed model of Jerusalem from Herodian times. Experience a moving visit to the Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial. Explore the quaint village of Ein Karem where John the Baptist was born. Drive by the Knesset (House of Parliament) and the beautiful campus of Hebrew University. Continue to Bethlehem (subject to security clearance) to visit Shepherds Fields, Manger Square and the Church of the Nativity.   Overnight: Jerusalem (B) 

 


Day 8 - Tel Aviv/Cairo - 28 December, 2019 Saturday

Breakfast , Transfer to Tel Aviv airport to catch Tel Aviv Cairo flight , meet and assist, transfer to Cairo hotel, Overnight Cairo (B)


Day 9 - PYRAMIDS MUSEUM KHAN KHALILI - 29 December, 2019 Sunday

 This morning we head to Giza and visit the great Pyramids - Cheops, Chephren & Mykerions. Cheops is the most colossal ever built. Next is a close-up look at Sphinx - a huge funeral complex guarded by the legendary lion body with the face of king Chephren. We then continue to the Egyptian Museum which contains the fabulous treasures of Tut-Ankamon, specially the solid golden mask and the golden coffer. Later after lunch we visit to the famous Khan El Khalili market.

Overnight: Cairo (B, L)

 


Day 10 - NILE CRUISE - 30 December, 2019 Monday

 This morning we will take our flight to Luxor . Once we arrive we continue to visit The West Bank – the Valley of the Kings, Valley of The Queens and The Temple of Queen Hatshepsut at El Deir El Bahari. Later we transfer to the M/S Alyssa Nile Cruise. We will have lunch and dinner on Board. At night attend a Belly Dancer Show.

Overnight: M/S Cruise Ship (B, L, D)


Day 11 - NILE CRUISE - 31 December, 2019 Tuesday

Today’s highlights include a visit to the Temple of Karnak & the Temple of Luxor. Lunch on board. We then sail to Esna. Afternoon tea before we join a Disco Party.

Overnight: M/S Cruise Ship (B, L, D)


Day 12 - NILE CRUISE - 1 January, 2020 Wednesday

Breakfast on board. Visit the temple of Horus in Edfu. We then sail to Kom Ombo. Lunch on board. Visit the Temple shared by the two Gods Sobek & Haroeies in Kom Ombo. Afternoon Tea before we join a Galabeya party.

 Overnight: M/S Cruise Ship (B, L, D)

 


Day 13 - NILE CRUISE - 2 January, 2020 Thursday

Breakfast on board then we sail to Aswan. Visit the High Dam, the Granite Quarries & the Temple of Philae. After lunch we sail on the Nile by felucca around Kitchener’s island and Elephantine. Afternoon Tea.

 Overnight: M/S Cruise Ship (B, L, D)


Day 14 - ASWAN CAIRO - 3 January, 2020 Friday

Breakfast on board. After breakfast we disembark for our ship. Free time in Aswan (Optional trip to Abu Simble by plane). Transfer to Aswan airport to catch our flight to Cairo.

 Overnight: Cairo (B)


Day 15 - DEPARTURE - 04 January , 2020 Saturday

This morning we transfer to Cairo International Airport in time for our flight back home. (B)


DEPARTURE & RATES

Gold Plan

Land Only
2019 Dates Price
December 20 $3350
Notes
  • All rates in Net USD. Rooms subject to availability.

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