Tour Israel, Jordan, and Egypt for 13 great and full of adventures days. This tour can be tailored to your needs, days added or subtracted.
Day 1: Arrival in Israel
When arriving at the Ben Gurion airport in Tel Aviv, a driver and limousine will be waiting to take you to your hotel in Tel Aviv. Overnight Tel Aviv.
Day 2: Nazareth and Sea of Galilee.
After breakfast, start your day driving towards Nazareth with a view of Megiddo. On the way to Nazareth stop at the Mount of Precipitation. Take an amazing tour of the Church of Annunciation and the Church of St. Joseph. Pass Cana and continue on to Mount Beatitude and Capernaum, and tour the Benedictine Church. We will stop at the Sea of Galilee, if you wish there will be a chance to be baptized in the Jordan River, at Yardenit. Returning past Mount Tabor. Overnight in Tel Aviv.
Day 3: Caesarea, Acre, and Haifa.
After breakfast go for a drive along the Mediterranean Coast and arrive in Caesarea. Enjoy a tour of the Roman Theater, the Hippodrome, and the remains of a Roman Temple. We will arrive in Haifa to tour the Baha’i gardens and shrines. Driving on north stop at Rosh Hanikra, to descend in a cable car to the grottos, and walk through the ancient caverns. Our final stop for the day will be Acre. Tour the crusader city, the largest in Israel, and the Turkish prison. Overnight in Tel Aviv.
Day 4: Jerusalem and Bethlehem
After breakfast in your hotel, a driver will take you to Jerusalem. Start the tour with an overview of the Mount of Olives, the Church of all Nations, and the Garden of Gethsemane. Gain entry to the Old City by the Zion gate, and walk past the Armenian Quarter, to arrive at the Byzantine Cardo. Continue walking through the Jewish Quarter and stop at the Western Wall. Stroll along the Via Dolorosa, and follow the Stations of the Cross, to finally arrive at the Church of the Holy Sepulcher. Walk along the Old City market before departing for Bethlehem. When arriving in Bethlehem walk across Manger Square to start the tour of the Church of Nativity. As we are leaving see the field of Ruth. Overnight Tel Aviv.
Day 5: Masada and the Dead Sea
From your hotel, a driver will be waiting to take you on a drive through the desert and arrive at Masada. Take a ride in a cable car to the top of Masada, all the while your guide will be explaining your surroundings. As we arrive at the top tour the palaces, the beautifully restored bathhouse, Roman barracks, an ancient synagogue, and more. After touring Masada continue on to the Dead Sea. At the Dead Sea, go for a swim or a mud bath. Overnight in Tel Aviv.
Day 6: Petra
At about 04:50 a driver will take you to the Sde Dov airport in Tel Aviv to catch a flight to the Eilat airport. A driver will pick you up from the Eilat airport at about 08:15, and transfer you to the Arava border. After the border proceedings, a Jordanian driver will take you to Petra (about a 2-hour drive), with a few stops on the way. Tour Petra with your private guide to see the amazing Treasury, the tombs, a Roman Theater, temples, and more. After the tour, you have the option to stay overnight in Petra or stay in Wadi Rum.
Day 7: Wadi Rum
After breakfast in the desert, go for a 2-hour jeep tour in the desert. Tour the desert of Wadi Rum to see how the Bedouins live. There are sandstone paintings on the side of the mountains that are thousands of years old. After the tour head back to the Arava border. Take a short ride to the Taba border, cross the border, and proceed to Sharm, Egypt. An Egyptian driver will take you to your hotel in Sharm for the overnight.
Day 8: Cairo
Take an early flight from Sharm to Cairo. A driver will be waiting for you at Cairo airport. Tour the pyramids and the Sphinx. Shop in the famous Khan el Khalili Bazaar, where they sell everything. Continue on to tour the Egyptian Museum, with the largest collection of ancient artifacts in the world. Overnight in Cairo.
Day 9: Cairo
After breakfast drive to the Saakara Valley and see the most famous pyramids, one of them being the Djoser Pyramid, or the Step Pyramid. Drive and tour the Old City of Cairo, the fortifications, Churches, and Mosques. Overnight in Cairo.
Day 10: Check in to Cruise- Philae Temple-High Dam-Felucca
Get on an early morning plane to Aswan. There will be a representative waiting to take you to the ship. Check into the ship. In the afternoon take a tour of Aswan, one of the most beautiful cities in Egypt. Tour the High Dam, enjoy a motor boat ride to Philae Island, and tour the Temple of the Goddess Isis. Enjoy Felucca around the Islands. Return to the ship for dinner. Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner are included.
Day 11: Kom Ombo Temple- Edfu temple- Sail to Esna
Breakfast on board. Sail to Kom Ombo. Start the touring day and visit the temple that is shared by 2 gods Sobek and Harored. Continue on to sail to Edfu and tour the Temple of Hours, which is the most well-preserved temple in Egypt. Sail to Luxor and overnight.
Breakfast, lunch, and dinner are included.
Day 12: West Bank- Valley of the Kings- Hatshepsut- Memnon
Breakfast and visit Thebes Necropolis, where the Valley of the Kings is located. Enter 3 royal tombs in the area. Return back to the ship for lunch. In the evening there is an optional sound and light show at Karnak temples, upon request. There will also be night entertainment on the ship.
Breakfast, lunch, and dinner are included.
Day 13: Karnak and Luxor temples.
Breakfast and check out from the cruise. Tour the East Bank, the Karnak temple is the largest complex that was constructed in the world. It covers an area of over 100 acres and is very impressive. Continue on to tour Luxor temple. After the tour, you will be transferred to Luxor airport for departure to Cairo.
From here you can leave on your international flight from Cairo. Or you can contact us for a different departure city.