- The best weather for relaxing in the resorts of the Red Sea is spring and autumn.
- The most delicious mango ripens from late summer to December.
- The best time for diving in Egypt is July, August and September.
This tour offers participants the chance to experience the birth areas of three of the world’s great religions. Imagine, in one vacation, the chance to experience 5000 years of history and do it at a leisurely yet totally entertaining pace. The educational value of this holiday alone makes it one of the greatest experiences anyone could have in their lifetime.
|DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION||Cairo International Airport|
|DEPARTURE TIME||Please arrive at least 2 hours before the flight.|
|TOUR NOT INCLUDEDS|
This tour includes in Egypt: Five star hotels (based on double occupancy), ground transfers pertaining to the tour, flight from Cairo to Sharm el Sheikh, fees for visiting antiquity sites and museums. Services of an English speaking licensed Egyptologist, air-conditioned car/driver for private tours in Cairo.
Jordan: Ferry from Nuweiba to Aqaba, transfers in Jordan pertaining to the program, hotels (based on double occupancy), air-conditioned vehicle with driver and licensed English speaking guide throughout, entry fees to antiquity sites, meals as outlined, service charges and taxes.
Israel: Transfers pertaining to the program, air-conditioned vehicle with driver and licensed English speaking guide throughout, entry fees to antiquity sites, meals as outlined, service charges and taxes.
Travel Insurance for those departing from the USA or Canada. Not included in Egypt, Jordan or Israel are: items of a personal nature such as tips, entry visas or departure taxes, phone calls, laundry, bar bills, beverages during meals other than coffee or tea, any items not specifically mentioned in the included items.
Arriving Cairo you will be met by our staff who will assist with clearing immigration and customs. Transfer to a luxury hotel for the evening. O/N Cairo.
A full day’s tour to Memphis, Sakkarra and Dahshur. O/N Cairo
Visit the Pyramids and Sphinx then enjoy an afternoon at the Egyptian Museum and the Khan el Khalili bazaar. O/N Cairo
A full day’s tour of Old Cairo and Islamic Cairo with it’s wonderful churches, synagogues, mosques and museums. O/N Cairo
Fly from Cairo to Sharm el Sheikh in the early morning then visit Wadi Feiran and overnight in the valley at the base of Mt. Sinai. O/N Mt. Sinai valley.
After visiting Mt. Sinai and St. Catherines monastery depart for Nuweiba where you will board a ferry for Jordan. Arriving Aquaba clear immigration and customs and retire to your hotel. O/N Aquaba.
Depart Aqaba early for The Rose City, Petra. Spend the day inspecting Petra. O/N Petra
Today you will drive along the Kings Highway to see Mataba, Lot’s sanctuary, Mt. Nebo and end the day in Amman. O/N Amman
Jerash then travel to Allenby Bridge and transfer to Israel. O/N Jerusalem.
Visit the Roman capital of ancient Israel, Caesarea, where Paul was imprisoned and taken to Rome. Continue to Nazareth, the boyhood home of Jesus. Tonight you have a peaceful night of rest in your hotel on the shores of the Sea of Galilee. You can enjoy an evening visit and replenishment at the Tiberias hot springs. O/N Tiberias.
A full day of touring the Old city of Jerusalem including important Jewish, Christian and Moslem sites. O/N Jerusalem.
Visit the new city plus the model city of Jerusalem as it was during the Roman occupation. Time is scheduled for a visit to Yad Va Shem or the Israeli Museum to see the Shrine of the Book, where the Dead Sea Scrolls are displayed. O/N Jerusalem.
Our staff will transfer you to the airport in Tel Aviv, assist with departure formalities and checking in for your international departure.