As was standard for the Egyptian pharaohs of antiquated occasions, extravagance will tail you on this private guided investigation of Egypt, Jordan and Israel. In Egypt, find famous wonders like the striking Pyramids of Giza (one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World), the strange Sphinx, and the extravagant brilliant passing cover of Tutankhamun. Voyage in style on a sumptuous journey of the Nile, making landfall to investigate the encompassing relics with your private Egyptoplogist direct. In Jordan, the undisputed feature of any visit is the stone-cut city of Petra, an UNESCO World Heritage Site, famous for the astonishing craftsmanship and control of the common world by old craftsmans more than two thousand years back. Israel entices with the biggest centralization of verifiably momentous Judaic and Christian and destinations, which would later impact the arrangement of the Western World. With your private guide, find the Wailing Wall, see the famous gold arch of Temple Mount, see where the inestimable Dead Sea Scrolls were found in Qumran, and even experience weightlessness as you coast easily in the Dead Sea. Resigning every night to extravagance lodging, find Egypt, Jordan and Israel in style.
Day 1: Welcome to Tel Aviv.
You will be met at Ben Gurion Airport and driven to your hotel in Tel Aviv. Transfer to your hotel, overnight in Tel Aviv.
Day 2: Exploring Vibrant Tel Aviv.
Morning sightseeing showcases the highlights of this vibrant city including the Habimah National Theatre, Rabin Square and Carmel Market. Venture along the seashore to the ancient city of Jaffa to see the famous clock tower and the old harbour. Visit the artists’ quarter with its galleries, boutiques and picturesque narrow lanes. At night, enjoy a traditional Shabbat dinner.(Buffet Breakfast / Dinner )
Day 3: Caesarea, Acre, Nazareth and Galilee.
Travel from Tel Aviv, along the coastal road to Caesarea. Explore the ancient Roman and Crusader ruins, including the huge Amphitheatre. Travel via Haifa to Acre, fought over for centuries and captured in turn by Saracens and Crusaders, including Richard the Lionheart. See the fortress, the old harbour area and Crusader crypt, before continuing to Nazareth. Visit one of Christianity’s most sacred places, the Church of Annunciation, built on the site where the angel Gabriel is said to have appeared to Mary. Head on to your hotel in Tiberias, which is located on the Sea of Galilee. The day concludes with a brief introduction to life on a Kibbutz.(Buffet Breakfast / Dinner)
Day 4: Along the Jordan Valley to the Dead Sea.
Visit the ancient wooden boat that dates back to when Jesus was alive, and enjoy a cruise on the Sea of Galilee. Visit Capernaum, where Jesus is said to have entered the Synagogue to teach, before heading to the Mount of Beatitudes, where he preached the Sermon on the Mount. Journey through ever-changing landscapes along the Jordan Valley, past ancient Jericho, to take a dip in the buoyant salt waters of the Dead Sea.(Buffet Breakfast / Dinner)
Day 5: Masada and the Holy City of Jerusalem.
Take a cable car ride up to the fortress of Masada, where Jewish Zealots held out for three years against Herod’s armies. Pass the caves where the Dead Sea Scrolls were found at Qumran. Travel through the Judean Hills to Mount Scopus for breathtaking views of Jerusalem. Visit King David’s Tomb on Mount Zion, and the Room of the Last Supper. Enter the Old City and follow the winding cobbled alleyways to the magnificent Wailing Wall, the most sacred monument in Judaism.(Buffet Breakfast)
Day 6: Exploring Jerusalem.
Visit Yad Vashem, a memorial for those who perished in the Holocaust. Continue to the Israel Museum and the Shrine of the Book wing which houses the Dead Sea Scrolls.(Buffet Breakfast)
Day 7: Bethlehem Experience and Jerusalem.
Meet your Local Expert at the West Bank border and continue to the Holy city of Bethlehem. The Optional Experience includes visiting the Church of the Nativity, one of the oldest continuously operating churches in the world. The structure is built over the cave that tradition marks as the birthplace of Christ, and is considered sacred by followers of both Christianity and Islam. In the afternoon, all travellers will visit the Garden of Gethsemene and walk through the Old City to see the Temple Mount, one of Islam’s holiest sites. Continue along the Via Dolorosa past the Stations of the Cross, Ecce Homo Arch, and the Pool of Bethesda, to the Church of the Holy Sepulchre. At night, toast your adventures over a hearty Celebration Dinner.(Buffet Breakfast / Dinner)
Day 8: from Jerusalem to Amman.
In and around Amman
Travel through the Judaean Desert to the border of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan. With the formalities completed, you are met on the other side to journey through a landscape that has changed little in the last 2,000 years. Once at your Amman hotel, relax and settle in before having Dinner.(Buffet Breakfast / Dinner)
Day 9: Jerash and on to Petra.
In and around Jerash, Petra
The journey to Jerash reveals the most beautifully-preserved example of a Greco-Roman city still in existence. Enter through Hadrian’s Arch, to explore the grand ruins of the Temples of Artemis and Zeus, where you can listen to the Whispering Column. Overlook the vast Oval Plaza and Cardo Maximus, the key Roman road. Return to Amman for sightseeing of the huge Roman Amphitheatre and the Citadel Hill. After some free time, continue south to the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Petra, voted one of the New Seven Wonders of the World.(Buffet Breakfast / Dinner)
Day 10: Petra
This day is devoted to the beautiful ‘rose-red city, half as old as time’. You enter this lost city through a narrow gorge, the Siq, with walls that rise up to 200 metres. Emerge from the path to see the magnificent Treasury, carved out of solid rock and standing over 40-metres-high. Wind your way through the canyon to explore the Roman Amphitheatre, which once seated 3,000 spectators, and the ancient tombs. Dinner at Petra Kitchen. (Buffet Breakfast / Dinner)
Day 11: Petra – Wadi Rum
In and around Wadi Rum
Drive from Petra to Wadi Rum , meet our English Speaking Bedouin Guide at the Wadi Rum’s Visitors Center & enjoy the Real Bedouin Hospitality (Bedouin Tea , Coffee & a visit to a real Bedouin Family : Guide’s Home) … – 01 Hour Camel Riding from Rum Village to Lawrence Spring At the end of the day , marvel at the sunset and gaze at the stars in the night sky whilst enjoying the legendary hospitality of the Bedouin, before sleeping at the foot of the awesome mountains exploding out from the desert landscape , enjoy the-BBQ Dinner (vegetarian options of food are available ) and overnight under the stars in Wadi Rum or at our Bedouin Camp!
Day 12: Wadi Rum – Shobak, Mt. Nebo , Dead Sea
Breakfast & Enjoy the Sunrise , enjoy the wilderness adventure of a 4×4 jeep tour of Wadi Rum, following in the footsteps of Lawrence of Arabia, climbing sand dunes and rock bridges, – Start the 04-05 Hours Jeep tour With Our English Speaking Bedouin Guide , the sites you are going to visit are : Nabatean Temple , Lawrence Spring , Sand Dunes , Khazali Canyon , Little Bridge , Um Frouth Rock Bridge , Lawrence House , Burdah Rock Bridge/Burdah Arch … Then Follow the King’s Highway to visit Shobak, an authentic 12th century crusader fortress, perched on the side of a rocky mountain, standing guard over a barren and desolate land. Admire the towers and Arabic calligraphy on the external walls before discovering the original Crusader chapel, palace complex, and even a set of secret passages! Continue to Mt Nebo, one of the most revered holy sites of Jordan, where Moses stood and saw before him the Promised Land. At Madaba, visit the famous Greek Orthodox Church of St. George with its amazing 6th century mosaic map depicting the entire Holy Land, stretching from Jordan and Palestine in the north, to Egypt in the south. Later, return to the Jordanian capital where you are at leisure. Overnight Dead Sea(Buffet Breakfast / Dinner )
Day 13: Dead Sea
Enjoy Dead Sea with its warm, soothing mineral-rich waters. Cleopatra is said to have immersed herself in its stimulating black mud. Pamper yourself at your resort which offers a wide range of treatments to rejuvenate both body and mind.(Buffet Breakfast / Dinner)
Day 14: Depart Amman – Cairo
In and around Cairo
After breakfast, you are transferred to Amman Airport for your flight to Cairo, Arrive in Cairo, meet and assist and transfer to the hotel, check in and overnight in Cairo.(Buffet Breakfast )
Day 15: Pyramids Tour
Breakfast, visit the Pyramids and Sphinx, a must for any first time traveler to Egypt. Camel ride, Lunch at 139 restaurant in Mena House Hotel. After, visit the ancient Capital of Egypt “Memphis”, Step Pyramid of King Zoser, the oldest known of Egypt’s 107 Pyramids, located in Sakkara. Overnight Cairo. (Breakfast, Lunch)
Day 16: Cairo City tour
Breakfast, start the tour visiting the Egyptian Museum , Citadel of Saladin , Old Cairo area offering a mix of Islamic and Christian Monuments. Lunch at Nageeb Mahfouz restaurant in Khan El Khalili Old market. visit Khan El-Khalili Bazaar and have a walk at Muiz Lldin Alah Street, Overnight (Breakfast, Lunch )
Day 17: Flight to Luxor – SS Sudan Steam Ship
In and around Luxor
Breakfast, transfer to Cairo airport, catch the flight to Luxor, arrival, transfer to the Steam Ship Sudan; boarding before lunch. Settle into your cabin, Gourmet lunch. Visit the Temple of Karnak and visit of the temple of Luxor. Your first night will be spent at the Port of Luxor. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Day 18: SS Sudan Steam Ship
Visit the Valley of the Kings. Situated on the west bank of the Nile, Hatshepsout temple, Colossi of Memnon. Lunch and dinner served on board. Overnight at Edfu. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Day 19: SS Sudan Steam Ship
A morning exploration of the Temple of Edfu. Gourmet lunch served on board. visit the temple at Kom Ombo was dedicated to Sobek, the crocodile god. Dinner. Overnight. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Day 20: SS Sudan Steam Ship
Visit the Temple of Philae, the High Dam. Before dining on board, you will have time to explore the Aswan markets where you will find indigo, saffron and other treasures. Overnight on board (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Day 21: Abu Simbel – Aswan Old Cataract hotel
In and around Aswan
Breakfast. Transfer to Aswan airport, fly to Abu Simbel , visit the temples there, Lunch at Nubian house in Abu Simbel, fly back to Aswan, transfer to Old Cataract hotel in Aswan, Overnight in Aswan (Breakfast, Lunch)
Day 22: Cairo – Alexandria
In and around Alexandria
Breakfast, Transfer to Aswan airport, Flight to Cairo, private van to Alexandria for a 3-hour drive, Transfer to Four Seasons San Stefano Hotel, Overnight in Alexandria. (Breakfast)
Day 23: Alexandria
Breakfast, visit Alexandria Library, Catacombs, Pompeii Pillar, Montazah Palace. Sea food lunch , Transfer to Four Seasons San Stefano Hotel, Sea Food Lunch, Overnight in Alexandria. (Breakfast, Lunch)
Day 24: Cairo
Breakfast, early morning drive back to Cairo, Transfer to Four Seasons Nile Plaza hotel, Overnight Cairo (Buffet Breakfast)
Day 25: Departure
Breakfast, as per your international flight departure time meet for transfer to Cairo Airport. (Buffet Breakfast)