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  Combine three fascinating countries in the one Holiday Package which includes a leisurely cruise on the historic Nile River in Egypt.  This package gives you the opportunity to reflect on Biblical, Pharaonic and Nabatean sites.
Highlights include the inspirational rose red city of Petra, Nabatean and Crusader History, a night under the desert stars in a Bedouin tent, and savouring the local flavours of the region including a wine tasting and traditional Druze lunch.

Egypt, Holyland & Jordan
Holiday Length: 22 days
Departs: Saturday
Start City: Cairo (Egypt)
End City: Amman (Jordan)
Type of Holiday: Private Holiday, Cruise & Coach Tour
 

ITINERARY  
Day 1 - Saturday
Cairo

Arrival transfer to your pyramids area hotel.  Relax and enjoy the views.
   
Day 2 - Sunday
Cairo
  Awake in the shadow of the Pyramids - A day of discovering the evolution of the Pyramids from the Step Pyramids of Sakkara to the Great Pyramids of Giza. (B)
                                     
 
Day 3 - Monday
Cairo - Luxor: CRUISE
  Fly to Luxor and join your cruise.  Discover Karnak and the Luxor Temples including the Avenue of the Sphinx. (B, L, D)
   
Day 4 - Tuesday
Luxor - Edfu: CRUISE
  Explore the West Bank of the Nile, Valley of the Kings, Temple of Queen Hatshepsut and the Colossus of Memnon. (B, L, D)
   
Day 5 - Wednesday
Edfu - Kom Ombo - Aswan: CRUISE
  Experience life on the Nile with visits to the Temple of Horus and the stunning Kom Ombo Temples (B, L, D)
   
Day 6 - Thursday
Aswan : CRUISE
  Experience Nubian Egypt on a felucca cruise towards the cataracts, Lake Nasser, the Temple of Philae and the unfinished Obelisk. (B, L, D)
   
Day 7 - Friday

Aswan - Cairo

  Fly to Cairo for the culmination of your Egyptian experience with a tour through the treasures at the Egyptian Museum, finishing at the famous Khan El Kahili Markets. (B)
   
Day 8 - Saturday
Cairo - Tel Aviv
  Today fly to Tel Aviv to join your Holylands coach tour. (B)
   
Day 9 - Sunday
Tel Aviv - Caesarea (Kibbutz)
  Visit the ruins of Judea, experience a local lunch in a Druze Village, and visit Mt Carmel and Haifa. (B, L, D)
   
Day 10 - Monday
Upper Galilee (Kibbutz)
  Experience the historic charm of Safed's ancient synagogues, visit the Golan Heights and take part in a local wine tasting. (B, D)
   
Day 11 - Tuesday
Sea of Galilee - Nazareth - Jerusalem
  Today's highlights include a tour of Tiberias, Jesus ministry at Capernaum, Nazareth's Church of Annunciation and the mosaic of Biet Alpha. (B)
   
Day 12 - Wednesday
Jerusalem Old City & Bethlehem
  Explore the wonders of the Mount of Olives, the room of the last supper on Mt Zion, the iconic Western Wall.  Walk along the Via Dolorosa and visit Bethlehem (subject to security clearances). (B)
   
Day 13 - Thursday
Jerusalem
  Explore the incredible richness of the Shrine of the Book - Dead Sea Scrolls, the very moving Yad Vashem Holocaust Museum and a middle eastern dinner and show at the Tower of David Museum. (B, D)
   
Day 14 - Friday
Dead Sea - Masada - Jerusalem
  Today experience something truly different - a 'float' on the mineral rich waters of the Dead Sea.  Another highlight will be your visit to the cliff side fortress of Masada.
   
Day 15 - Saturday
Jerusalem - Eilat
  Fly to beach resort city of Eilat and spend the remainder of the day relaxing. (B)
   
Day 16 - Sunday
Eilat
  Day at leisure to enjoy this Red Sea resort. (B)
   
Day 17 - Monday
Eilat - Wadi Rum
  Cross into Jordan and onto Lawrence of Arabia's Wadi Rum and a night in a Bedouin tent. (B, D)
   
Day 18 - Tuesday
Petra
  Explore Wadi Rum by 4WD before continuing to Petra. (B)
   
Day 19 - Wednesday
Petra
                                         
Discover the spectacular Nabatean Capital of Petra - with its iconic buildings such as the Treasury and Royal Tombs carved out of the rose red rocks. (B)
   
Day 20 - Thursday
Petra - Dead Sea
  Travel to the Dead Sea on the Jordanian side via madaba - city of Mosaics and Mt Nebo - followed by free time for floating. (B)
   
Day 21 - Friday
Dead Sea - Jerash - Amman
  Head to Jerash one of the best preserved Greco Roman cities in the Middle East, finishing in Amman. (B)
   
Day 22 - Saturday
Amman departure
  Departure transfer to the airport (B).
 

INCLUSIONS









  • Accommodation with private facilities
  • Air conditioned transportation throughout
  • Meals as indicated
  • Flights Cairo-Luxor | Aswan - Cairo | Tel Aviv - Eilat. NB Flight Cairo - Tel Aviv NOT included
  • Private transfers and sightseeing in Cairo | small group sightseeing on the Nile cruise
  • Private transfers in Eilat
  • 8 day coach tour in Israel
  • Private touring with local guides in Jordan
  • The Innovative Travel Egypt Travel Notes

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